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fu And the twenty pillars thereof, and their of blue, and of purple, of scurlet, anu for twenty sockets, shall be of brass: the hooks of twined linen, with cunning work. the pillars and their filleis shull be of silver. 7 It shall have the two shoulder-pieces

11 And likewise for the north side in length, thereof joined at the iwo edges thereot'; alid there shall be hangings of an hundred cubits so it shall be joined together. long, and luis twenty pillars, and their twen- 8 And the curious girdle of the ephod, ly sockets of brass: the hooks of the pillars which is upon it, shall be of the same, acand their fillets of silver.

cording to the work thereof; even of gold, 12 1 And for the breadth of the court on of blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine the west side shall be hangings of fifty cubits : wined linea. their pilla:s ten, and their sockets ten. 9 And thou shalt take two onyx-stones,

13 And the breadth of the court on the east and grave on them the names of the children side eastward shull be fifty cubits.

of Israel: 14 The hangings of one side of the gate shali 10 Six of their names on one stone, and the he fifteen cubits: their pillars three, und dieir other six names of the rest on the other stone, pckets three.

according to their birth. 15 Apd on the other side shall be hangings, 11. With the work of an engraver in stone, fifteen cubits : their pillars three, and their like the engravings of a signei, shalt thou en sockets three.

grave the two stones wiibele names of the 16 I And for the gate of the cow shall be children of Israel: thou shalt make thein to an hanging of ewenty cabits, of blue, and he set in ouches of gold. purple, and scarlet, and fine tuined linen, 12 And thou shalt put the two stones upon vrought with needle-work: and their pillars the shoulders of the eplaed, for stones of shall be four, and their sockets four. memorial into the children of Israel. And

17 All the pillars round about the court Aaron shall bear their names before the LORD, sholl be filleted with silver: their looks shull upon lisawo shoulders, for a memoria). be of silver, and their sockets of brass. 13 Anri thou shalt mahe vuches of guld ;

13 1 The length of the court shall be an 14 And two chains of pure gold atile ends; hundred cubits, and the breadth fifty every of wreaiben work shalt thou make them, ani where, and the heigh five cubits of fine listen the wreathen chains to the ouches. twined linen, and their sockets of brass. 15 9 And thou shalt make the breastplate

19 All the vessels of the tabernacle, in all of judgment with cunuing work; after the the service thereof, and all the pins thereof, work of the eplod thou shalt make it : of and all the pins of the court, sluill be of brass, gold, of blue, and of purple, and of scarlei,

20 11 And thou shalt command the children and oj fine twined linen, thoa shalt make it of Israel, that they bring thee pure oil-olive 16 tour-square it shall be, being aloubled; beaten for the light, to cause the lamp 10 a span sholl be the lengti thereot, and a span burn always.

shall be the breadth thercof. 21 In the tabernacle of the congregation 17 And thou shalt sel it in settings of stones, without the vail, which is before tic testi-leen four rows of stones: the first row shule mony, Aaron and lis sons shali order it from be a sardius, a topaz, and a carbuncle: this evening to inorning before the Lori). It shall shall to the first row. be a statute for ever ur:to their generations on 13 And the second row shall be an emerald, die behalf of the children oilsiael.

a sapphire, and a diaino ind. CHAP. XXVIII.

13 And the third row a ligure, an agnte, ND take thuu unto thee Saron thy bro- and an amethyst.

20 And the fourth row a bervl, and anonyx, the children of Israel, that lie may minister and a jasper : they shall be sei in gold in their into me in the priest's office, even Aaron, inclosings. Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar, 21. And the stones shall be with the names Aaron's sons.

of the children of Israel, twelve, according 29 And thou shall make holy garments to their names, like the engravings of u sig. for Aaroa thy brother, fur glory and for net ; every one with his name shall they be beauty.

accorling to the twelve tribes. 3 And thou shalt speak unto all that are 22 And thou sinale inake upon the breast. wise-bearted, whom I have filled with the plate chains at the ends of wreathen work of spirit of wisdom, that they may make Aaron's pure gold. garments to consecrate him, that he inay 23. And thou shalt mitke upon the breast. minister unto me in the priest's office. plate two rings of gold, and shall put the twe

4 And these are the garinents which they rings on the iwo ends of the breasiplate. sha) make; a breastplate, and an ophod, and 24 And thou shalt put the two wreathen a robe, and a broidered coat, a mitre, and a chairs of gold in the iwo rings which are on girdle: and they shall make hoiy garinents the enris of the breastplate. for Aaron lly brother, and his sons, that he 25 And the other two enils of the two) may minister unto me in the priest's 'nthee. wreathen chains thou shalt lasten in the tive)

5 And they shall take gold, and blue, and ouches, and put them on the shoulder-pieces surple, and scarlet, and fine linen. of the epliod before it. 61 And they shall make the cphod of gold, I 20 And thou slialt make two ringi of gold,

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and thou shalt put them upon the two ends of 42 And thou shalt make them linn the breastplate, in the border thereof, which breeches to cover their rakedness: from th de in the side of the ephod inward.

loins even unto the thighs they shall react.. 27 And two other rings of gold thou shalt 43 And they shall be upon Aaron, and up nake, and skralt put them on the two sides of on his sou s, when they come in unto the ta the ephod underneath, toward the fore-part bernacle, i'the congregation, or when they thereof, over against the other coupling there- come near urto the altar to minister in the of, above the curious girdle of the ephod. holy place ; that they bear not iniquity, and

23 And they shall bind the breastplate by die. Il shall be a statute for ever unto him, the rings thereof unto the rings of the ephod and his seed after him. with a lace of blue, that it may be above the

CHAP. XXIX. murivas girdle of the ephod, and that the A Nunto them, to hallow them, co minister b: eastplate be not luosed from the ephod.

9 And Aaron siiall bear the names of the unto me in the priest's office: Take one young chi.dren of Israel in the breastplate of judg- bullock, and two rams without blemish, prent upon his heart, when he goeth in unto 2 And unleavened bread, and cakes un. the boly place, for a memorial before the leavened tempered with oil, and wafers unLORD continually.

leavened anointed with oil; of wheaten tlour 30 1 And thou shalt put in the breastplate shalt thou make them. of judgment the Urim and the Thuminim ; 3 And thou shalt put them into one bas. and they shall be upon Aaron's heart when he ket, and bring them in the basket, will the goeth in before the LORD: and Aaron shall bullock and the two rams. Scar the judgment of the children of Israel 4 And Aaron and his sons thou shalt bring apn his heart before the LORD continually. unto the door of the tabernacle of the con.

31 And thou shalt make the robe of the gregation, and shalt wash them with water. peod all of blue.

°5 And thou shalt take the garments, and put 32 And there shall be an hole in the top upon Aaron the coat, and ihe rube of the e. of it, in the midst thereof: it shall have a phod, and the ephod, and the breastplate, and binding of woven work round about the hole gird him with ibe curious girdle of the eplod. of it, as it were the hole of an habergeon, 6 And thou shalt put the mitre upon his that it be not rent.

head, and put the holy crown upon the mitre. 33 1 and beneuth, ripon the hem of it, thou ? Then shalt thou take the anointing oil, shalt make pomegranates of blue, and of pur- and pour it upon his head, and anoint him pie, and of scarlet, round about the hem 8 And thou shalt bring his sons, and put ihereof; and bells of gold between them coats upon them. round about:

9 and thou shalt gird them with girdles, 34 A golden bell and a pomegranate, a (Aaron and his sons,) and put the bonnets on golden bell and a pomegranate, upon the tem; and the pricsi's office shall be theirs bem of the robe round about.

for a perpetuai statute: and thou shalt con35 And it shall be upon Aaron to minister : secrate Aaron and his sons. and his sound shall be heard when he gorth JO And thou shalt cause a bullock to be in unto the holy place before the Lord, and brouglit before the tabernacle of the congre. *hen he cometh out, that he die not. garion; and Aaron and his sons shall put their

36 S And thou shalt make a plate of pure hands upon the head of the bullock. gold, and grave upon it, like the engravings 11 And thou shalt kill the bullock before of a signet, HOLÍNESS TO THE LORD. the Lord, by the door of the tabernacle of

37 And thou shalt put it on a blue lace, the congregation. that it may be upon the mitre: upon the 12 And thou shalt take of the blood of the fore-front of the mitre it shall be.

bullock, and put it upon the horns of the al38 And it shall be upon Aaron's forehead, iar with thy finger, and pour all the blood that Aaron may bear the iniquity of the holy beside ibe bottom of the altar. things, which the children of Israel shall hal. 13 And thou shalt take all the sat that colow in all their holy gilis; and it shall be al- vereth the inwards, and the caul that is above ways upon his forehead, that they may be the liver, and the two kidneys, and the fat that accepted before the Lord.

is upon them, and burn them upon the aitar. 39 And thou shalt embroider the coat of 14 But the flesh of the bullock, and bis fine linen, and thou shalt make the mitre of skin, and his dung, shalt thou burn with fire fine lirien, and thou shalt make the girdle of without the camp: it is a sin-ofiering. ucedle-work.

15 | Thou shalt also take one ram; and 40 [ And for Aaron's sons thou shalt make Aaron and his song shall put their hands upcoats, and thou shalt make for them girdles, op ine head of the ram. end bonnets shalt thou make for them, for 16 And thou shalt slay the ram, and thou glory and for beauty.

Ishalt take his blooil, and sprinkle it roury! 41 And thou shalt put them upon Aaron about upon the aitar. thy broiber, and his sons with him; and shalt 17 And thou shalt cut he ram in pieces, and ancint them, and consecrate them, and sanc-waslı the inwards of him, and his legs and tily them, that they may minister unto me in put them unto his piares, and unto his head Ne priest's ofiice

18 Aud thou shall burn the whole ram opun ne altar : it is a burnt-offering unto 33 And they shall eat those things where the Lord: it is a sweet savour, an offering with the aloneinent was made, to consecrate made by fire unto the LORD.

and to sanctify them; but a stranger shall not 19 And thou shalt take the other rain; and eat thereof; because they are holy. Aaron and his sons sliall put their hands up- 34 Andifonghe of the flesli of the consecraon the head of the ram.

tions, or of the bread, remain unto the moon 20 Then shalt thou kill the ram, and take ing, then theu shalt burn ihe reinainder with of his blood, and put it upon the tip of Die fire: 1' shall not be eaten, because it is holy. right ear of Aaron, and upon the tip of the 23 And thus shalt thou do into Aaron, and right ear of his sons, and upon the thumb offio his sons, according to all things which 1 their riglit hand, and upon the great toe of lave commanded lice; seven days shali thou their right foot, and sprinkle the blood upon consecrate them. the altar round about.

36 And thou shall offer every day a bul. 21 And thou shalt take of the blood that is lock for a sin-ofiering for utonement: ard upon the altar, and of the anointing oil, and thou shalt cleause the altar, whien thou hast sprinkle il upon Aaron, ond upon his gar- nude ani atonement for it, and ihou shalt ments, and upon his sons, and upon the gar- anoint it to sanctify it. ments of his sons with lim: and be shail be 37 Seven days ihou shalt make an atone. hallowed, and bis garments, and his sons, ment for the aliar, and sanctify it; and it and his sons' garments with him.

shall be an altar most holy: wliatsoever 4. Also thou shall take of the ram the fat, loucheth the altar shall be boli. and the rump, and the fat that covereth the 38 | Now this is tha! which thou shalt of inwards, and the caul abmve the liver, anothie fer upon the altar; two lainbs of the first year two kidneys, and the fat that is upon them, day by day continually. and the right shoulder; for it is a ram of con- 39 The one lamb thou shall offer in the ecration:

morning, and the other lamb thou shalt offer 23 And one loaf of bread, and one cake of at even: niled bread,andone wafer out of the basket of 10 And with the one lamb a tenth-deal of theunleavened bread that is before the LORD. Nour mingled with the fourth part of an lin

24 And thou shalt put all in the hands of of beaten oil; and the fourth part of an hin Aaron, and in the hands of his sons, and shall of wine for a drink-offering. wave them for a wave-offering belore the 41 Ainile other lamb thou shalt cffer at VORD.

eren, and shalt do thereto according to the 25 And thou shalt receive them of their meat-offering of the morning, and according -9.nds, and burn them upon the altar for a to the drink offering thereof, for a sweet saurnt-offering, for a sweet savour before the vour,an offering made by fire unto the LORD. WORD: it is an offering made by fire unto the 42 This shall be a continual burnt-ofleriog LORD.

throughout your generations, at the door of 26 And thou shalt take the breast of the the tabernacle of the congregation, before ram of Aaron's consecration, and wave it for the LORD; where I will meet you, to speak a wave-ot'ering before the LORD: and it ibere unto thee. aball be thy part.

43 And there I will meet with the children 27 And thou shall sanctisy the breast of of Israel, and the tabernacle shall be sanctithe wave-offering, and the shoulder of the fied by my glory. beave-offering, which is waved, and which 41 Ånd I will sanctify the tabernacle of the is heaved up, of the ram of the consecration, congregation, and the altar ; I will sanctify eren of that which is for Aaron, and of that also both Aaron and his sons, to minister lo which is for liis sons.

ine in the priest's office. 28 And it shall be Aaron's and his suns by 15 11 And I will dwell among the children 1 statute for ever from the children of Is- of Israel, and will be their God. rael: for it is an heave-offering: and it shall 46 And tley shall know that I am the Lord be an leave -offering from the children of Is. their God, that brought them forth out of rael of the sacrifice of their peace-offerings, the land of Egypt, that I may dwell among een their heave-offering unto the Lord. them: I am tie Lord their God. 29 S And the holy gurinents of Aaron shall

CHAP. XXX. be his son's after him to be anointed therein, AND tlou Shall make an altar to hurnin. to in them.

cense ; of shillim-wood shalt 30 And that son that is priest in his stead make it. shall put them on seven days, when be com- 2 Acuhit shall be the length thereof, and a eth into the tabernacle of the congregation cubit the breadth thereof; (tour-square shallit to minister in the holy place.

be,) and two cubits shall be the lieight there. 31 | And thou shalt take the ram of the of; the horns thereof shall be of the same. consecration, and seethe his fiesh in the holy 3 And thou shalt overlay it with pure gold, place.

the top thereof, and the sides thereof round 32 And Aaron and his sons shall eat the about, and the horns thereof: and thou shall flesh of the ram, and the bread that is in the inake unto i a crowr: of gold round about. basket, by the door of the tabernacle of the 4 And two golden rings shalt thou make Congregation.

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bers thereof; upon the two sides of it shalt tute for ever to them, even to him and to his Boa make it : and they shall be sur places, seed tlıroughout their generations. for the staves to bear it withai.

"29 Moreover, the LORD spake unto Mo 5 Ind iliou shalt make the staves of shit. ses, saying, 2m-wood, and overlay thero with gold. 23 Take thou also unto thee principal

6 And thou shalt put it before the vuil that spices, of pure myrrh five hundred shekels, W by the ark of the testimony, before the and of sweet cinnamon half so much, even piercy-seat that is over tie testimony, where two hundred and fifty shekels, and of sweet will meet with thee.

calamus two hundred and fifty shekels, 7 And Aaron shall burn thereon sweet in- 21 And of cassia five hundred shekels, after pense every morning: when he dresseth the the shekel of the sanctuary, and of oil-olive temps, he shall burn incense upon it

an hin. 8 And when Aaron ligliteth the lamps at 23 And thou shalt make it an oil of holy ever, he shall burn incense upon it; a per-Jointment, an ointment compound after the petual incense before the LORD throughout art of the apothecary: it shall be an buly sour generations.

anuinting oil. 9 Ye shall offer no strange incense there- 26 And thou shalt anoint the tabernacle on, nor burnt-sacrifice, nor meat-offering ; of the congregation therewith, and the ark neither shall ye pour drink-offering thereon of the testimony.

10 And Aaron shall make an atonement 27 And the table and all his vessels, and anon the horns of it once in a year with the the candlestick and his vessels, and the ular blood of tlie sin-offering of atonements ; once of incense, n the year shall he make atonement upon 28 And the altar of burnt-offering with al 1, throughout your generations; it is most his vessels, and the laver and his foot. boly onto the Lord.

29 And thou shalt sanctify them, that they Il i And the LORD spake unto Moses, may be most holy: whatsoever buchetla saying,

them shall be holy: 12 When thou takest the sum of the child 30 And thou shalt anoint Aaron and his dren of Israel, after their number, then shall sons, and consecrate them, that they may they give every man a ransom for bis soul minister unto me in the priest's office. into the LORD, when thou numberest them; 31 And thou shalt speak unto the children that there be no plague among them, when of Israel,saying, This shall be an holy an ini. trou numberest them.

ing oil unto me throughout your generations, 13 His they shall give, every one that 32 Upon man's fesh shall it noi be poured wasseth among them that are numbered, half neither shall ye make any other like it, after a shekel, after the shekel of the sanctuary : the composition of it: it is holy, and it shall {a shekel is twenty geralis :) an half shekel be holy unto you. shall be the offering of the Lord.

33 Whosoever compoundeth any like it, or 14 Every one that passeth among them that whosoever putteth any of it upon a stranger, are numbered, from twenty years old and shall even be cut off from his people. above, shall girc an offering unto the 34 9 And the LORD said unio Moses, Take LORD.

unto thee sweet spices, stacte, and onycha, 15 The rich shall not give more, and the and galbanum; these sweet spices, willí pure poor shall not give less, than half a shekel, frankincense : of each shall there be a like when they give an offering unto the LORD, weight. to make an atonement for your souls.

35 And thou shalt make it a perfume, a 16 And thou shalt take the atonement confection after the art of the apothecary, money of the children of Israel, and shalt tempered together, pure and holy. appoint it for the service of the tabernacle of 36 And thou shalt beat some of it very small, be congregation ; that it inay be a memorial and put of it before the testimony in the laber unto the children of Israel before the LORD, racle of the congregation, where I will meei to make an atonement for your souls. with thee: it shall be unto you most holy:

17 [ And the LORD spake unto Moses, 37 And as for the perfume which thou keying,

shali make, ye shall not make to yourselves 18 Thou shalt also make a laver of brass, according to the composition thereof: it shall Rod his foot also of brass, to wash ucithal : be unto thee holy for the Lorn. ead thou shalt put it between the tabernacle 38 Whosoever sball make like unto that, of the congregation and the altar, and thou to seneli thereto, sball even be cut off from shall put water therein :

lus people. 19 For Aaron and his sons shall wash their

CHAP. XXXI. kands and their feet thereat. 20 When they go into the tabernacle of the AND the LORD spake unto Moses, saying

2 See, I have called by name Bezaleel congregation, they sbali wash with water, the son of Uri, the son of Hür, of the tribe ou that they die not; or when they come near Judah : to the altar to minister, to burn offering 3 And I have filled him with the spirito made by fire unto the Lord.

God, in wisdom, and in understanding, an 21 So they shall wash their hands and their in knowledge, and in all manner of work Leet, that they die not: and it shall be a sta-lınanship,


4. To devise cunning works, to work in ear-rings which were in their ears, and gold, and in silver, and in brass,

brought them unto Aaror. 5 And in cutting of stones w set them, and 4 And lie received then at their hand, and in carving of timber, lo work in all manner fashioned it with a graving towl, after be had of workmanship:

made it a molten call: a! I they said, These ô And I, behold, I have given with him be liry gods, O Israel, which brought thee up Aholiab llie son of Alisamach, of the tribe or out of ille land of Egypt. Dan; and in the hearts of all that are wise- 5 And wlien Javonswil, he built an altar kearted I have put wisdom, that they may before it ; and Aaro! mi de proclamation, make all that I have cominunded thee; and said, To-morrow is it least to the Lord.

7 The tavernacle of the congregation, and 6 And they rose up early on the inorrow, the ark of tlie testimony, and the mercy-seat and offered burnt-offering, and brouglit hat is thereupon, and all the furniture of the peace-offerings: and the people sat down to tabernacle,

eat and to drink, and rose up lo play. 8 And the table and his furnivire, and the 711 And ihe Lord said into Moses, Go, pure candlestick with all his furniture, and get thee down; for the people, which liou the altar of incense,

| brouglitest out of the land of Egypt, have 9 And the altar of burnl-offering with all corrupted themselves : his furniture, and the laver and his foot, 8 They have turned avide quickly out of

10 And the clothes of service, and the holy the way' which I commanded then : thing garments for Aaron the priest, and the gar: have made them a molten alf, and have inents of his sons, lo minister in the priest's worshipped it, and have sacrifired thereumoffice,

10, and said, These be thy gods, O Israel, 11 And the anointing oil, and sweet in- which have brought thee up out of the land cense for the holy place : according to all of Egypt. that I have commanded thee shall they do. 9 And the Lord said unto Moses, I have

12 And the Lurd spake unto Moses, say- seen this people, and, behold, it is a stift ing,

necked people : 13 Speak thou also unto the children of Is. 10 Now therefore let me alune, that my rael,saying, Verily my sabhaths ye shall keep: wrath may wax hot against them, and that for ii is a sign between me and you through. I may consume them: and I will make of out your generations ; that ye may know thee a great nation. that I am the Lord that doth sanctify you. 11 1 And Moses besought the LorphisGod,

14 Ye siiall keep the sabbath therefore ; and said, LORD, wly doti thy wrath way hoe for it is holy unto you: every one that de-against thy people, which thou hast fileth it shall surely be put to deatb; for forth out of the land of Egypt with great whosoever doetlı any work therein, that soul power, and with a mighty hand ? shall be cut oft' from among liis people. 12 Wherefore should the Lgyptians speak,

15 Six days may work be done; but in the and say, For mischief did he bring them out, seventh is the sabbath of rest, holy to the to stay them in the mountains, and to priola LORD: whosoever doeth any work in thesab- sume them froni the face of the earth Turn buth-day, he shall surely be put to death. from thy fierce wrath, and repent of this

16 Wherefore the children of Israel shall evil against thy people. keep the sabbatli, to observe the sabbath 13 Remember Abraham, Isaac. and Israel, thro igliout their generations, for a perpetua! thy servants, to whom thou swaret hviline

own sell, and saidst unto them, I will multi17 It is a sign between me and the chil-ply your need as the stars of heaven; and all dren of Israel for ever: for in six days the lus land that I have spoken of will give inLord made heaven and earth, and on the to your seed,and they shall inherit it lore:or. seventh day le rested, and was refreshed. 14 And the Lord repented of the evil

1811 Andle gave unto Moses, when he had wlich lie thought to do unto his people. made an end of communing with him upon 15 | Avd Moses turned, and went down mount Sinai, two tables of iestimony, tables from the mount, and the two tables of the of stone, written willi the finger of God. testimony were in his hand: the tables vene CHAP. XXXII.

written on both their sides; on the one sie layed to come down out of the mount, 16 And the tables were the work of God; the people gathered themselves together into and the writing was the writing of God, Aaron, and suid unto him, Up, make us gods, graven upon the tahles. which shall go before us; for as for this Mo- 17 And when Josliua heard the noise of thia ses, the man that brougit us up out of the people as they shouted, lie said unto Moses, land of Eg>pl, we wot not whai is become There is a noise of war in the camp. of him.

18 And he said, It is not the voice of them 2 And Aaron said unto them, Break off the thot shout for mastery, either is it the voice golden ear-rings which are in the ears of of them that cry for being overcome; but the your wives, of your sons, and of your daugh- noise of them that sing do I hear. iers, and bring them unto me.

19 1 And it came to pass, as soon a. he 3 And all wie people brake of the golden came nighi unto the camp, that he saw live


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