Ark of the Covenant

10 “Now (A)they shall construct an [a]ark of acacia wood [b]two and a half cubits [c]long, one and a half cubits [d]wide, and one and a half cubits [e]high. 11 You shall (B)overlay it with pure gold, inside and out you shall overlay it, and you shall make a gold molding [f]around it. 12 You shall also cast four gold rings for it and [g]fasten them on its four feet; two rings shall be on one side of it, and two rings on the other side of it. 13 And you shall make poles of acacia wood and overlay them with gold. 14 You shall put the poles into the rings on the sides of the ark, to carry the ark with them. 15 The (C)poles shall [h]remain in the rings of the ark; they shall not be removed from it. 16 You shall (D)put into the ark the testimony which I shall give you.

17 “And you shall (E)make [i]an atoning cover of pure gold, [j]two and a half cubits [k]long and one and a half cubits [l]wide. 18 You shall make two cherubim of gold; make them of hammered work [m]at the two ends of the atoning cover. 19 Make one cherub [n]at one end and one cherub [o]at the other end; you shall make the cherubim of one piece [p]with the atoning cover at its two ends. 20 And (F)the cherubim shall have their wings spread upward, covering the atoning cover with their wings and [q]facing one another; the faces of the cherubim are to be turned toward the atoning cover.

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  1. Exodus 25:10 I.e., chest
  2. Exodus 25:10 About 3.7 ft. long and 2.2 ft. wide and high or 1.1 m and 68 cm
  3. Exodus 25:10 Lit its length
  4. Exodus 25:10 Lit its width
  5. Exodus 25:10 Lit its height
  6. Exodus 25:11 Lit on it round about
  7. Exodus 25:12 Or put
  8. Exodus 25:15 Lit be
  9. Exodus 25:17 Also called a mercy seat, and so throughout the ch; i.e., where blood was sprinkled on the Day of Atonement
  10. Exodus 25:17 About 3.7 ft. long and 2.2 ft. wide or 1.1 m and 68 cm
  11. Exodus 25:17 Lit its length
  12. Exodus 25:17 Lit its width
  13. Exodus 25:18 Lit from
  14. Exodus 25:19 Lit from
  15. Exodus 25:19 Lit from
  16. Exodus 25:19 Lit from
  17. Exodus 25:20 Lit their faces to

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