Exodus 37



Making The Ark

1 Now Bezalel made the ark of acacia wood; its length was two and a half cubits, and its width one and a half cubits, and its height one and a half cubits;

1 And Bezaleel made the ark of shittim wood: two cubits and a half was the length of it, and a cubit and a half the breadth of it, and a cubit and a half the height of it:

1 Bezalel made the ark of acacia wood two and a half cubits long, one and a half cubits wide, and one and a half cubits high.

1 Bezalel made the ark of acacia wood -- "two cubits and a half was the length of it, a cubit and a half the breadth of it, and a cubit and a half the height of it.

2 and he overlaid it with pure gold inside and out, and made a gold molding for it all around.

2 And he overlaid it with pure gold within and without, and made a crown of gold to it round about.

2 He overlaid it with pure gold, inside and outside, and made a gold molding around it.

2 He overlaid it with pure gold within and without and made a molding or crown of gold to go around the top of it.

3 He cast four rings of gold for it on its four feet; even two rings on one side of it, and two rings on the other side of it.

3 And he cast for it four rings of gold, to be set by the four corners of it; even two rings upon the one side of it, and two rings upon the other side of it.

3 He cast four rings for it on its four feet, two rings on one side of it and two rings on its other side.

3 He cast four rings of gold for its four corners, two rings on either side.

4 He made poles of acacia wood and overlaid them with gold.

4 And he made staves of shittim wood, and overlaid them with gold.

4 He made poles of acacia wood and overlaid them with gold.

4 He made poles of acacia wood and overlaid them with gold.

5 He put the poles into the rings on the sides of the ark, to carry it.

5 And he put the staves into the rings by the sides of the ark, to bear the ark.

5 He put the poles into the rings on the sides of the ark to carry it.

5 He put the poles through the rings at the sides of the ark to carry it.

6 He made a mercy seat of pure gold, two and a half cubits long and one and a half cubits wide.

6 And he made the mercy seat of pure gold: two cubits and a half was the length thereof, and one cubit and a half the breadth thereof.

6 He made a Mercy Seat of pure gold two and a half cubits long and one and a half cubits wide.

6 [Bezalel] made the mercy seat of pure gold, two cubits and a half its length and one cubit and a half its breadth.

7 He made two cherubim of gold; he made them of hammered work at the two ends of the mercy seat;

7 And he made two cherubims of gold, beaten out of one piece made he them, on the two ends of the mercy seat;

7 He made two cherubim of gold; he made them of hammered work at the two ends of the Mercy Seat.

7 And he made two cherubim of beaten gold; on the two ends of the mercy seat he made them,

8 one cherub at the one end and one cherub at the other end; he made the cherubim of one piece with the mercy seat at the two ends.

8 One cherub on the end on this side, and another cherub on the other end on that side: out of the mercy seat made he the cherubims on the two ends thereof.

8 One cherub was at one end and one cherub at the other end. He made the cherubim at the two ends of the Mercy Seat and of one piece with it.

8 One cherub at one end and one at the other end; of one piece with the mercy seat he made the cherubim at its two ends.

9 The cherubim had their wings spread upward, covering the mercy seat with their wings, with their faces toward each other; the faces of the cherubim were toward the mercy seat.

9 And the cherubims spread out their wings on high, and covered with their wings over the mercy seat, with their faces one to another; even to the mercy seatward were the faces of the cherubims.

9 The cherubim had their wings spread upward, covering the Mercy Seat with their wings and facing each other. The faces of the cherubim were turned toward the Mercy Seat.

9 And the cherubim spread out their wings on high, covering the mercy seat with their wings, with their faces to each other, looking down to the mercy seat.

Making The Table

10 Then he made the table of acacia wood, two cubits long and a cubit wide and one and a half cubits high.

10 And he made the table of shittim wood: two cubits was the length thereof, and a cubit the breadth thereof, and a cubit and a half the height thereof:

10 Then he made a table of acacia wood two cubits long, one cubit wide, and one and a half cubits high.

10 Bezalel made the [showbread] table of acacia wood; it was two cubits long, a cubit wide, and a cubit and a half high.

11 He overlaid it with pure gold, and made a gold molding for it all around.

11 And he overlaid it with pure gold, and made thereunto a crown of gold round about.

11 He overlaid it with pure gold and put a gold molding around it.

11 He overlaid it with pure gold and made a molding of gold around its top.

12 He made a rim for it of a handbreadth all around, and made a gold molding for its rim all around.

12 Also he made thereunto a border of an handbreadth round about; and made a crown of gold for the border thereof round about.

12 He made a rim one handbreadth wide around it, and made a gold molding around the rim.

12 And he made a border around it [just under the top] a handbreadth wide, and a molding of gold around the border.

13 He cast four gold rings for it and put the rings on the four corners that were on its four feet.

13 And he cast for it four rings of gold, and put the rings upon the four corners that were in the four feet thereof.

13 He cast four gold rings for it and put the rings on the four corners where its four feet were.

13 And he cast for it four rings of gold and fastened the rings on the four corners that were at its four legs.

14 Close by the rim were the rings, the holders for the poles to carry the table.

14 Over against the border were the rings, the places for the staves to bear the table.

14 The rings were close to the rim as holders for the poles to carry the table.

14 Close to the border were the rings, the places for the poles to pass through to carry the [showbread] table.

15 He made the poles of acacia wood and overlaid them with gold, to carry the table.

15 And he made the staves of shittim wood, and overlaid them with gold, to bear the table.

15 He made the poles of acacia wood and overlaid them with gold to carry the table.

15 [Bezalel] made the poles of acacia wood to carry the [showbread] table and overlaid them with gold.

16 He made the utensils which were on the table, its dishes and its pans and its bowls and its jars, with which to pour out drink offerings, of pure gold.

16 And he made the vessels which were upon the table, his dishes, and his spoons, and his bowls, and his covers to cover withal, of pure gold.

16 He made the utensils which were on the table, its plates, dishes, bowls, and jars out of which libations are poured. He made them of pure gold.

16 He made of pure gold the vessels which were to be on the table, its plates and dishes [for bread], its bowls and flagons for pouring [liquid sacrifices].

Making The Lampstand

17 Then he made the lampstand of pure gold. He made the lampstand of hammered work, its base and its shaft; its cups, its bulbs and its flowers were of one piece with it.

17 And he made the candlestick of pure gold: of beaten work made he the candlestick; his shaft, and his branch, his bowls, his knops, and his flowers, were of the same:

17 He made the lamp stand of pure gold. He made the lamp stand, its base, and stem of hammered work and its cups, calyxes, and flowers were of one piece with it.

17 And he made the lampstand of pure gold; its base and shaft were made of hammered work; its cups, its knobs, and its flowers were of one piece with it.

18 There were six branches going out of its sides; three branches of the lampstand from the one side of it and three branches of the lampstand from the other side of it;

18 And six branches going out of the sides thereof; three branches of the candlestick out of the one side thereof, and three branches of the candlestick out of the other side thereof:

18 Six branches extended from its sides, three branches of the lamp stand from one side of it, and three branches of the lamp stand from its other side.

18 There were six branches going out of the sides of the lampstand, three branches out of one side of it and three branches out of the other side of it;

19 three cups shaped like almond blossoms, a bulb and a flower in one branch, and three cups shaped like almond blossoms, a bulb and a flower in the other branch--so for the six branches going out of the lampstand.

19 Three bowls made after the fashion of almonds in one branch, a knop and a flower; and three bowls made like almonds in another branch, a knop and a flower: so throughout the six branches going out of the candlestick.

19 Three cups shaped like almond blossoms with calyxes and flowers were on one branch and three cups shaped like almond blossoms with calyxes and flowers were on the other branch, and so on for the six branches extending from the lamp stand.

19 Three cups made like almond blossoms in one branch, each with a [calyx] knob and a flower, and three cups made like almond blossoms in the [opposite] branch, each with a [calyx] knob and a flower; and so for the six branches going out of the lampstand.

20 In the lampstand there were four cups shaped like almond blossoms, its bulbs and its flowers;

20 And in the candlestick were four bowls made like almonds, his knops, and his flowers:

20 On the lamp stand itself there were four cups shaped like almond blossoms each with their calyxes and flowers.

20 On [the shaft of] the lampstand were four cups made like almond blossoms, with knobs and flowers [one at the top].

21 and a bulb was under the first pair of branches coming out of it, and a bulb under the second pair of branches coming out of it, and a bulb under the third pair of branches coming out of it, for the six branches coming out of the lampstand.

21 And a knop under two branches of the same, and a knop under two branches of the same, and a knop under two branches of the same, according to the six branches going out of it.

21 A calyx was under the two branches that extended out of the stem; a calyx was under the next pair of branches that extended out of the stem; and a calyx was under the last pair of branches that extended out of the stem, and so on for the six branches extending from the lamp stand.

21 And a knob under each pair of branches, of one piece with the lampstand, for the six branches going out of it.

22 Their bulbs and their branches were of one piece with it; the whole of it was a single hammered work of pure gold.

22 Their knops and their branches were of the same: all of it was one beaten work of pure gold.

22 Their calyxes and their branches were of one piece with it, all of it was of one piece of hammered work of pure gold.

22 Their knobs and their branches were of one piece with it, all of it hammered work of pure gold.

23 He made its seven lamps with its snuffers and its trays of pure gold.

23 And he made his seven lamps, and his snuffers, and his snuffdishes, of pure gold.

23 He made its seven lamps, its tongs, and its trays from pure gold.

23 And he made of pure gold its seven lamps, its snuffers, and its ashtrays.

24 He made it and all its utensils from a talent of pure gold.

24 Of a talent of pure gold made he it, and all the vessels thereof.

24 He made it and all of its furnishings from a talent of pure gold.

24 Of a talent of pure gold he made the lampstand and all its utensils.

Making The Altar Of Incense

25 Then he made the altar of incense of acacia wood: a cubit long and a cubit wide, square, and two cubits high; its horns were of one piece with it.

25 And he made the incense altar of shittim wood: the length of it was a cubit, and the breadth of it a cubit; it was foursquare; and two cubits was the height of it; the horns thereof were of the same.

25 He made the altar for burning incense of acacia wood, a square, one cubit long, one cubit wide, and two cubits high, with its horns of one piece with it.

25 And [Bezalel] made the incense altar of acacia wood; its top was a cubit square and it was two cubits high; the horns were one piece with it.

26 He overlaid it with pure gold, its top and its sides all around, and its horns; and he made a gold molding for it all around.

26 And he overlaid it with pure gold, both the top of it, and the sides thereof round about, and the horns of it: also he made unto it a crown of gold round about.

26 He overlaid it with pure gold its top, its sides all around, and its horns and he made a gold molding around it.

26 He overlaid it with pure gold, its top, its sides round about, and its horns; also he made a rim around it of gold.

27 He made two golden rings for it under its molding, on its two sides--on opposite sides--as holders for poles with which to carry it.

27 And he made two rings of gold for it under the crown thereof, by the two corners of it, upon the two sides thereof, to be places for the staves to bear it withal.

27 He made two gold rings for it under its molding, on its two opposite sides, as holders for poles by which to carry it.

27 And he made two rings of gold for it under its rim, on its two opposite sides, as places for the poles [to pass through] to carry it.

28 He made the poles of acacia wood and overlaid them with gold.

28 And he made the staves of shittim wood, and overlaid them with gold.

28 He made the poles of acacia wood and overlaid them with gold.

28 And he made the poles of acacia wood and overlaid them with gold.

Making The Anointing Oil And The Incense

29 And he made the holy anointing oil and the pure, fragrant incense of spices, the work of a perfumer.

29 And he made the holy anointing oil, and the pure incense of sweet spices, according to the work of the apothecary.

29 And he made the holy anointing oil and the pure aromatic incense, the work of a perfumer.

29 He also made the holy anointing oil [symbol of the Holy Spirit] and the pure, fragrant incense, after the perfumer's art.



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