The Ark(A)

10 “Have them make an ark[a](B) of acacia wood—two and a half cubits long, a cubit and a half wide, and a cubit and a half high.[b] 11 Overlay(C) it with pure gold, both inside and out, and make a gold molding around it. 12 Cast four gold rings for it and fasten them to its four feet, with two rings(D) on one side and two rings on the other. 13 Then make poles of acacia wood and overlay them with gold.(E) 14 Insert the poles(F) into the rings on the sides of the ark to carry it. 15 The poles are to remain in the rings of this ark; they are not to be removed.(G)

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Footnotes

  1. Exodus 25:10 That is, a chest
  2. Exodus 25:10 That is, about 3 3/4 feet long and 2 1/4 feet wide and high or about 1.1 meters long and 68 centimeters wide and high; similarly in verse 17

34 Put the atonement cover(A) on the ark of the covenant law in the Most Holy Place.

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20 He took the tablets of the covenant law(A) and placed them in the ark,(B) attached the poles to the ark and put the atonement cover(C) over it.

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Then I came back down the mountain(A) and put the tablets in the ark(B) I had made,(C) as the Lord commanded me, and they are there now.(D)

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