Materials of the Tabernacle

21 [a]This is the inventory of the tabernacle, (A)the tabernacle of the Testimony, which was counted according to the commandment of Moses, for the service of the Levites, (B)by the hand of (C)Ithamar, son of Aaron the priest.

22 (D)Bezalel the son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah, made all that the Lord had commanded Moses. 23 And with him was (E)Aholiab the son of Ahisamach, of the tribe of Dan, an engraver and [b]designer, a weaver of blue, purple, and scarlet thread, and of fine linen.

24 All the gold that was used in all the work of the holy place, that is, the gold of the (F)offering, was twenty-nine talents and seven hundred and thirty shekels, according to (G)the shekel of the sanctuary. 25 And the silver from those who were (H)numbered of the congregation was one hundred talents and one thousand seven hundred and seventy-five shekels, according to the shekel of the sanctuary: 26 (I)a bekah for [c]each man (that is, half a shekel, according to the shekel of the sanctuary), for everyone included in the numbering from twenty years old and above, for (J)six hundred and three thousand, five hundred and fifty men. 27 And from the hundred talents of silver were cast (K)the sockets of the sanctuary and the bases of the veil: one hundred sockets from the hundred talents, one talent for each socket. 28 Then from the one thousand seven hundred and seventy-five shekels he made hooks for the pillars, overlaid their capitals, and (L)made bands for them.

29 The offering of bronze was seventy talents and two thousand four hundred shekels. 30 And with it he made the sockets for the door of the tabernacle of meeting, the bronze altar, the bronze grating for it, and all the utensils for the altar, 31 the sockets for the court all around, the bases for the court gate, all the pegs for the tabernacle, and all the pegs for the court all around.

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  1. Exodus 38:21 Lit. These are the things appointed for
  2. Exodus 38:23 skillful workman
  3. Exodus 38:26 Lit. a head