Thematic Bible




Thematic Bible



“And these are the measurements of the altar [of burnt offering] in cubits (the cubit being a [long] cubit [the length of a forearm] and a hand width): the base shall be a cubit [long] and a cubit wide, with its border on its edge all around it of a span [in width]. And this shall be the height of the base of the altar.

It was a hand width thick, and its brim was made like the brim of a cup, like a lily blossom. It held two thousand baths.

And behold, there was a wall all around the outside [area] of the temple (house) [of the Lord], and in the man’s hand a measuring rod six cubits long (10.2 ft.), each cubit being longer than the standard one by a hand width. So he measured the thickness of the wall, one rod; and the height, one rod.

It was a handbreadth (the width of the four fingers) thick; its brim was made like the brim of a cup, like a lily blossom. It could hold 3,000 baths (measures).

You shall make a rim of a hand width around it; you shall make a gold border for the rim around it.


“Behold, You have made my days as [short as] hand widths,
And my lifetime is as nothing in Your sight.
Surely every man at his best is a mere breath [a wisp of smoke, a vapor that vanishes]! Selah.

The double hooks, one hand width in length were installed in the house all around. The meat of the offering was [to be placed] on the tables.

He made a rim for it [just under the top] a hand width wide all around, and a border of gold around its rim.


Also, make a table of acacia wood, two cubits long, one cubit wide, and a cubit and a half high [for the showbread]. You shall overlay it with pure gold and make a crown, a rim or molding, of gold around the top of it; And make a frame of a handbreadth around and below the top of it and put around it a gold molding as a border. read more.
You shall make for it four rings of gold and fasten them at the four corners that are on the table's four legs. Close against the frame shall the rings be as places for the poles to pass to carry the table [of showbread]. You shall make the poles of acacia wood and overlay them with gold, that the table may be carried with them.

Bezalel made the [showbread] table of acacia wood; it was two cubits long, a cubit wide, and a cubit and a half high. He overlaid it with pure gold and made a molding of gold around its top. And he made a border around it [just under the top] a handbreadth wide, and a molding of gold around the border. read more.
And he cast for it four rings of gold and fastened the rings on the four corners that were at its four legs. Close to the border were the rings, the places for the poles to pass through to carry the [showbread] table. [Bezalel] made the poles of acacia wood to carry the [showbread] table and overlaid them with gold.