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Furniture of the tabernacle

37:1 And Bezaleel made the ark [of] acacia wood two cubits 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’. and a half [was] the length of it, and 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’. and a half the width of it, and a cubit and a half the height of it

37:2 And he overlaid it with pure gold within and without, and made a crown of gold to it round about.
37:3 And he cast for it four rings of gold, [to be set] by the four corners of it; even two rings upon the one side of it, and two rings upon the other side of it.
37:4 And he made staves [of] acacia wood, and overlaid them with gold.
37:5 And he put the staves into the rings by the sides of the ark, to bear the ark.
37:6 And he made the mercy seat [of] pure gold two cubits 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’. and a half [was] the length thereof, and one cubit and a half the width thereof.
37:7 And he made two cherubims [of] gold, beaten out of one piece made he them, on the two ends of the mercy seat;
37:8 One cherub on the end on this side, and another cherub on the [other] end on that side out of the mercy seat made he the cherubims on the two ends thereof.
37:9 And the cherubims spread out [their] wings on high, [and] covered with their wings over the mercy seat, with their faces one to another ; [even] to the mercy seat were the faces of the cherubims.
37:10 And he made the table [of] acacia wood two cubits 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’. [was] the length thereof, and a cubit the width thereof, and a cubit and a half the height thereof
37:11 And he overlaid it with pure gold, and made thereunto a crown of gold round about.
37:12 Also he made thereunto a border of an handbreadthThe width of the palm was a traditional unit in Ancient Egypt, Israel, Greece, and Rome and in medieval England, where it was also known as the hand, handbreadth or handsbreadth. round about; and made a crown of gold for the border thereof round about.
37:13 And he cast for it four rings of gold, and put the rings upon the four corners that [were] in the four feet thereof.
37:14 Over against the border were the rings, the places for the staves to bear the table.
37:15 And he made the staves [of] acacia wood, and overlaid them with gold, to bear the table.
37:16 And he made the vessels which [were] upon the table, his dishes, and his spoons, and his bowls, and his covers to cover withal, [of] pure gold.

The candle stick


37:17 And he made the candlestick [of] pure gold [of] beaten work made he the candlestick ; his shaft, and his branch, his bowls, his knobs, and his flowers, were of the same
37:18 And six branches going out of the sides thereof; three branches of the candlestick out of the one side thereof, and three branches of the candlestick out of the other side thereof
37:19 Three bowls made after the fashion of almonds in one branch, a knob and a flower ; and three bowls made like almonds in another branch, a knob and a flower so throughout the six branches going out of the candlestick.

Oil and incense


37:20 And in the candlestick [were] four bowls made like almonds, his knobs, and his flowers
37:21 And a knob under two branches of the same, and a knob under two branches of the same, and a knob under two branches of the same, according to the six branches going out of it.
37:22 Their knobs and their branches were of the same all of it [was] one beaten work [of] pure gold.
37:23 And he made his seven lamps, and his snuffers, and his sunfishes, [of] pure gold.
37:24 [Of] a talent of pure gold made he it, and all the vessels thereof.
37:25 And he made the incense altar [of] acacia wood the length of it [was] a cubit, and the width of it a cubit ; [it was] foursquare ; and two cubits 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’. [was] the height of it; the horns thereof were of the same.
37:26 And he overlaid it with pure gold, [both] the top of it, and the sides thereof round about, and the horns of it also he made to it a crown of gold round about.
37:27 And he made two rings of gold for it under the crown thereof, by the two corners of it, upon the two sides thereof, to be places for the staves to bear it withal.
37:28 And he made the staves [of] acacia wood, and overlaid them with gold.
37:29 And he made the holy anointing oil, and the pure incense of sweet spices, according to the work of the apothecary.

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