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4 Bible Verses about Art In The Tabernacle

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Exodus 26:1

"You are to make the tent with ten curtains of fine woven linen and with blue, purple, and scarlet material. You are to make them with cherubim skillfully worked into them.

Exodus 25:18-21

You are to make two cherubim of gold; you are to make them of hammered work at the two ends of the Mercy Seat. Place one cherub at one end and one cherub at the other end. You are to make the cherubim at the two ends of the Mercy Seat, and of one piece with it. The cherubim are to spread their wings upward, covering the Mercy Seat with their wings and facing each other. The faces of the cherubim is to be turned toward the Mercy Seat. read more.
You are to put the Mercy Seat on top of the ark, and put the Testimony that I'll give you into the ark.

Exodus 36:8-35

All the skilled craftsmen among the workers made the tent with ten curtains of fine woven linen, blue, purple, and scarlet material. He made them with cherubim skillfully worked into them. The length of each curtain was 28 cubits, and the width of each curtain two cubits. All the curtains had the same measurements. He joined five of the curtains together, and the other five curtains he joined together. read more.
He made loops of blue material along the edge of the outermost curtain in the first set, and likewise, he made loops along the edge of the outermost curtain in the second set. He made 50 loops in the one curtain, and he made 50 loops along the edge of the curtain that is in the second set, with the loops opposite each other. Then he made 50 gold clasps, and joined the curtains to each other with the clasps so the tent was one piece. He made curtains of goat hair for a tent over the tent; he made 11 curtains. The length of each curtain was 30 cubits, and the width of each curtain was two cubits; the measurements of each of the eleven curtains was the same. He joined five curtains by themselves, and six curtains by themselves. He made 50 loops along the edge of the outermost curtain in the first set, and 50 loops along the edge of the curtain of the other set. He made 50 bronze clasps to join the tent together so it would be one piece. Then he made a cover for the tent of ram skins dyed red and a covering of dolphin skins above that. Then he made upright boards of acacia wood for the tent. Each board was ten cubits long, and one and a half cubits wide. Each board had two pegs, joined to one another, and he did this for all the boards of the tent. He made the boards for the tent: 20 boards for the south side. He made 40 silver sockets under the 20 boards: two sockets under one board for its two pegs and two sockets under the next board for its two pegs. For the second side of the tent to the north he made 20 boards, and 40 silver sockets for them, two sockets under one board and two sockets under the next board. For the rear of the tent on the west he made six boards, and he made two boards for the rear corners of the tent. They were joined together at the bottom and they were connected on top, by one ring. He did this for the two of them, and they were the two corners. There were eight boards with their sixteen silver sockets, two sockets under each board. Then he made bars of acacia wood, five for the boards on one side of the tent, five bars for the boards on the second side of the tent, and five bars for the boards on the back side of the tent to the west. He made the middle bar in the center of the boards pass through from end to end. He overlaid the boards with gold, and made gold rings for them as holders for the bars, and he overlaid the bars with gold. He made a curtain of blue, purple, and scarlet material, and fine woven linen. He made it with cherubim skillfully worked into it.

Exodus 37:7-9

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

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