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Measure of the altar

30:1 AND you will make an altar to burn incense upon [of] shittimשטה
the plural of Shittah, which is Hebrew for wood from the acacia tree
wood will you make it.

30:2 A cubit noun — an ancient measure of length, approximately equal to the length of a forearm. It was typically about 18 inches or 44 cm, though there was a long cubit of about 21 inches or 52 cm. — ORIGIN Middle English : from Latin cubitum ‘elbow, forearm, cubit’. the width of it; foursquare shall it be and two cubit noun — an ancient measure of length, approximately equal to the length of a forearm. It was typically about 18 inches or 44 cm, though there was a long cubit of about 21 inches or 52 cm. — ORIGIN Middle English : from Latin cubitum ‘elbow, forearm, cubit’. [shall be] the height of it the horns of it [shall be] of the same.
30:3 And you will overlay it with pure gold, the top of it, and the sides of it round about, and the horns of it; and you will make to it a crown of gold round about.
30:4 And two golden rings will you make to it under the crown of it, by the two corners of it, upon the two sides of it will you make [it]; and they shall be for places for the staves to bear it withal.
30:5 And you will make the staves [of] shittimשטה
the plural of Shittah, which is Hebrew for wood from the acacia tree
wood, and overlay them with gold.
30:6 And you will put it before the veil that [is] by the ark of the testimony, before the mercy seat that [is] over the testimony, where I will meet with ya’ll .
30:7 And Aaron shall burn thereon sweet incense every morning when he dresses the lamps, he shall burn incense upon it.
30:8 And when Aaron lights the lamps at even, he shall burn incense upon it, a perpetual incense before YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
throughout your generations.
30:9 You shall offer no strange incense thereon, nor burnt sacrifice, nor meat offering ; neither shall you pour drink offering thereon.
30:10 And Aaron shall make an atonement upon the horns of it once in a year with the blood of the sin offering of atonements once in the year shall he make atonement upon it throughout your generations it [is] most holy to .

Ransom money


30:11 And YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
spoke to Mosesמשה
Meaning of the name: Linguist Abraham Yahuda, based on the spelling given in the Tanakh, argues that it combines “water” or “seed” and “pond, expanse of water,” thus yielding the sense of “child of the Nile” click here
, saying,
30:12 When you take the sum of the children of Israel after their number, then shall they give every man a ransom for his soul to YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
, when you count them; that there be no plague among them, when [you] count them.
30:13 This they shall give, every one that passes among them that are numbered, half a shekelשקל plural שקלים
Shekel or sheqel sheqalim or shekels, is an ancient Mesopotamian coin, usually of silver. A shekel was first a unit of weight—very roughly 11 grams (0.35 ozt)—and became currency in ancient Tyre and ancient Carthage and then in ancient Israel under the Maccabees.
after the shekelשקל plural שקלים
Shekel or sheqel sheqalim or shekels, is an ancient Mesopotamian coin, usually of silver. A shekel was first a unit of weight—very roughly 11 grams (0.35 ozt)—and became currency in ancient Tyre and ancient Carthage and then in ancient Israel under the Maccabees.
of the sanctuary(a shekelשקל plural שקלים
Shekel or sheqel sheqalim or shekels, is an ancient Mesopotamian coin, usually of silver. A shekel was first a unit of weight—very roughly 11 grams (0.35 ozt)—and became currency in ancient Tyre and ancient Carthage and then in ancient Israel under the Maccabees.
[is] twenty gerahs) an half shekel [shall be] the offering of YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
.
30:14 Every one that passes among them that are numbered, from twenty years old and above, shall give an offering to YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
.
30:15 The rich shall not give more, and the poor shall not give less than half a shekel, when [they] give an offering to YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
, to make an atonement for your souls.
30:16 And you will take the atonement money of the children of Israel, and will appoint it for the service of the tabernacle of the congregation ; that it may be a memorial to the children of Israel before YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
, to make an atonement for your souls.

The laver


30:17 And YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
spoke to Mosesמשה
Meaning of the name: Linguist Abraham Yahuda, based on the spelling given in the Tanakh, argues that it combines “water” or “seed” and “pond, expanse of water,” thus yielding the sense of “child of the Nile” click here
, saying,
30:18 You will also make a layer [of] brass, and his foot [also of] brass, to wash [withal] and you will put it between the tabernacle of the congregation and the altar, and you will put water therein.
30:19 For Aaron and his sons shall wash their hands and their feet thereat
30:20 When they go into the tabernacle of the congregation, they shall wash with water, that they die not; or when they come near to the altar to minister, to burn offering made by fire to YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here

30:21 So they shall wash their hands and their feet, that they die not and it shall be a statute for ever to them, [even] to him and to his seed throughout their generations.

The incense


30:22 Moreover YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
spoke to Mosesמשה
Meaning of the name: Linguist Abraham Yahuda, based on the spelling given in the Tanakh, argues that it combines “water” or “seed” and “pond, expanse of water,” thus yielding the sense of “child of the Nile” click here
, saying,
30:23 Take you also to ya’ll principal spices, of pure myrrh five hundred [shekelsשקל plural שקלים
Shekel or sheqel sheqalim or shekels, is an ancient Mesopotamian coin, usually of silver. A shekel was first a unit of weight—very roughly 11 grams (0.35 ozt)—and became currency in ancient Tyre and ancient Carthage and then in ancient Israel under the Maccabees.
], and of sweet cinnamon half so much, [even] two hundred and fifty [shekelsשקל plural שקלים
Shekel or sheqel sheqalim or shekels, is an ancient Mesopotamian coin, usually of silver. A shekel was first a unit of weight—very roughly 11 grams (0.35 ozt)—and became currency in ancient Tyre and ancient Carthage and then in ancient Israel under the Maccabees.
], and of sweet calamus two hundred and fifty [shekelsשקל plural שקלים
Shekel or sheqel sheqalim or shekels, is an ancient Mesopotamian coin, usually of silver. A shekel was first a unit of weight—very roughly 11 grams (0.35 ozt)—and became currency in ancient Tyre and ancient Carthage and then in ancient Israel under the Maccabees.
],
30:24 And of cassia five hundred [shekelsשקל plural שקלים
Shekel or sheqel sheqalim or shekels, is an ancient Mesopotamian coin, usually of silver. A shekel was first a unit of weight—very roughly 11 grams (0.35 ozt)—and became currency in ancient Tyre and ancient Carthage and then in ancient Israel under the Maccabees.
], after the shekel of the sanctuary, and of oil olive an hin
30:25 And you will make it an oil of holy ointment, an ointment compound after the are of the apothecary it shall be an holy anointing oil.
30:26 And you will anoint the tabernacle of the congregation therewith, and the ark of the testimony,
30:27 And the table and all his vessels, and the candlestick and his vessels, and the altar of incense,
30:28 And the altar of burnt offering with all his vessels, and the layer and his foot.
30:29 And you will sanctify them, that they may be most holy what ever touches them shall be holy.
30:30 And you will anoint Aaron and his sons, and consecrate them, that [they] may minister to me in the priest’s office.
30:31 And you will speak to the children of Israel, saying, This shall be an holy anointing oil to me throughout your generations.
30:32 Upon man’s flesh shall it not be poured, neither shall you make [any other] like it, after the composition of it it [is] holy, [and] it shall be holy to you.
30:33 Whosoever compounds [any] like it, or whom ever puts [any] of it upon a stranger, shall even be cut off from his people.
30:34 And YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
said to Mosesמשה
Meaning of the name: Linguist Abraham Yahuda, based on the spelling given in the Tanakh, argues that it combines “water” or “seed” and “pond, expanse of water,” thus yielding the sense of “child of the Nile” click here
, Take to ya’ll sweet spices, stacte, and onycha, and galbanum ; [these] sweet spices with pure frankincense of each shall there be a like [weight]
30:35 And you will make it a perfume, a confection after the are of the apothecary, tempered together, pure [and] holy
30:36 And you will beat [some] of it very small, and put of it before the testimony in the tabernacle of the congregation, where I will meet with ya’ll it shall be to you most holy.
30:37 And [as for] the perfume which you will make, you shall not make to yourselves according to the composition of it it shall be to ya’ll holy for YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
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30:38 Whosoever shall make like to that, to smell thereto, shall even be cut off from his people.

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