18 You shall make two cherubim of gold; make them of hammered work [a]at the two ends of the atoning cover. 19 Make one cherub [b]at one end and one cherub [c]at the other end; you shall make the cherubim of one piece [d]with the atoning cover at its two ends. 20 And (A)the cherubim shall have their wings spread upward, covering the atoning cover with their wings and [e]facing one another; the faces of the cherubim are to be turned toward the atoning cover. 21 Then (B)you shall put the atoning cover [f]on top of the ark, and (C)in the ark you shall put the testimony which I will give to you. 22 (D)There I will meet with you; and from above the atoning cover, from (E)between the two cherubim which are upon the ark of the testimony, I will speak to you about [g]every commandment that I will give you for the sons of Israel.

Bread of the Presence

23 (F)You shall also make a table of acacia wood, [h]two cubits [i]long and one cubit [j]wide, and one and a half cubits [k]high. 24 You shall overlay it with pure gold and make a gold (G)border around it. 25 And you shall make for it a rim of a [l]hand width around it; and you shall make a gold border for the rim around it. 26 You shall also make four gold rings for it and put rings on the four corners which are on its four legs. 27 The rings shall be close to the rim, as holders for the poles to carry the table. 28 And you shall make the poles of acacia wood and overlay them with gold, so that with them the table may be carried. 29 You shall also make its (H)dishes, its pans, its jars, and its libation bowls with which to pour drink offerings; you shall make them of pure gold. 30 And you shall set (I)the bread of the [m]Presence on the table before Me continually.

The Golden Lampstand

31 (J)Then you shall make a lampstand of pure gold. The lampstand, its base and its shaft, are to be made of hammered work; its cups, its [n]bulbs, and its flowers shall be of one piece with it. 32 (K)Six branches shall go out from its sides; three branches of the lampstand from its one side and three branches of the lampstand from its [o]other side. 33 (L)Three cups shall be shaped like almond blossoms on the one branch, a [p]bulb and a flower, and three cups shaped like almond blossoms on the [q]other branch, a [r]bulb and a flower—the same for six branches going out from the lampstand; 34 and (M)on the lampstand four cups shaped like almond blossoms, its [s]bulbs and its flowers. 35 (N)A [t]bulb shall be under the first pair of branches coming out of it, and a [u]bulb under the second pair of branches coming out of it, and a [v]bulb under the third pair of branches coming out of it, for the six branches coming out of the lampstand. 36 (O)Their [w]bulbs and their branches shall be of one piece with it; all of it shall be one piece of hammered work of pure gold. 37 Then you shall make its lamps seven in number; and (P)they shall [x]mount its lamps so as to shed light on the space in front of it. 38 Its tongs and its trays shall be of pure gold. 39 It shall be made from a [y]talent of pure gold, with all these utensils. 40 (Q)See that you make them (R)by the pattern for them, which was shown to you on the mountain.

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  1. Exodus 25:18 Lit from
  2. Exodus 25:19 Lit from
  3. Exodus 25:19 Lit from
  4. Exodus 25:19 Lit from
  5. Exodus 25:20 Lit their faces to
  6. Exodus 25:21 Lit above, upon
  7. Exodus 25:22 Lit all that I will command
  8. Exodus 25:23 About 3 ft. long, 1.5 ft. wide, 2.25 ft. high or 90 cm, 45 cm, and 68 cm
  9. Exodus 25:23 Lit its length
  10. Exodus 25:23 Lit its width
  11. Exodus 25:23 Lit its height
  12. Exodus 25:25 About 3 in. or 7.5 cm
  13. Exodus 25:30 Lit Face
  14. Exodus 25:31 Or calyx
  15. Exodus 25:32 Lit second
  16. Exodus 25:33 Or calyx
  17. Exodus 25:33 Lit one branch
  18. Exodus 25:33 Or calyx
  19. Exodus 25:34 Or calyxes
  20. Exodus 25:35 Or calyx
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  22. Exodus 25:35 Or calyx
  23. Exodus 25:36 Or calyxes
  24. Exodus 25:37 Lit raise up
  25. Exodus 25:39 About 75 lb. or 34 kg

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