25:1 And Jehovah spake unto Moses, saying,
25:1 Then the LORD spoke to Moses, saying,

25:2 Speak unto the children of Israel, that they take for me an offering: of every man whose heart maketh him willing ye shall take my offering.
25:2 "Tell the sons of Israel to raise a contribution for Me; from every man whose heart moves him you shall raise My contribution.

25:3 And this is the offering which ye shall take of them: gold, and silver, and brass,
25:3 "And this is the contribution which you are to raise from them: gold, silver and bronze,

25:4 and blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine linen, and goats' (hair),
25:4 blue, purple and scarlet [material,] fine linen, goat [hair,]

25:5 and rams' skins dyed red, and sealskins, and acacia wood,
25:5 rams' skins dyed red, porpoise skins, acacia wood,

25:6 oil for the light, spices for the anointing oil, and for the sweet incense,
25:6 oil for lighting, spices for the anointing oil and for the fragrant incense,

25:7 onyx stones, and stones to be set, for the ephod, and for the breastplate.
25:7 onyx stones and setting stones, for the ephod and for the breastpiece.

25:8 And let them make me a sanctuary, that I may dwell among them.
25:8 "And let them construct a sanctuary for Me, that I may dwell among them.

25:9 According to all that I show thee, the pattern of the tabernacle, and the pattern of all the furniture thereof, even so shall ye make it.
25:9 "According to all that I am going to show you, [as] the pattern of the tabernacle and the pattern of all its furniture, just so you shall construct [it.]

25:10 And they shall make an ark of acacia wood: two cubits and a half shall be the length thereof, and a cubit and a half the breadth thereof, and a cubit and a half the height thereof.
25:10 "And they shall construct an ark of acacia wood two and a half cubits long, and one and a half cubits wide, and one and a half cubits high.

25:11 And thou shalt overlay it with pure gold, within and without shalt thou overlay it, and shalt make upon it a crown of gold round about.
25:11 "And you shall overlay it with pure gold, inside and out you shall overlay it, and you shall make a gold molding around it.

25:12 And thou shalt cast four rings of gold for it, and put them in the four feet thereof; and two rings shall be on the one side of it, and two rings on the other side of it.
25:12 "And you shall cast four gold rings for it, and fasten them on its four feet, and two rings shall be on one side of it and two rings on the other side of it.

25:13 And thou shalt make staves of acacia wood, and overlay them with gold.
25:13 "And you shall make poles of acacia wood and overlay them with gold.

25:14 And thou shalt put the staves into the rings on the sides of the ark, wherewith to bear the ark.
25:14 "And you shall put the poles into the rings on the sides of the ark, to carry the ark with them.

25:15 The staves shall be in the rings of the ark: they shall not be taken from it.
25:15 "The poles shall remain in the rings of the ark; they shall not be removed from it.

25:16 And thou shalt put into the ark the testimony which I shall give thee.
25:16 "And you shall put into the ark the testimony which I shall give you.

25:17 And thou shalt make a mercy-seat of pure gold: two cubits and a half (shall be) the length thereof, and a cubit and a half the breadth thereof.
25:17 "And you shall make a mercy seat of pure gold, two and a half cubits long and one and a half cubits wide.

25:18 And thou shalt make two cherubim of gold; of beaten work shalt thou make them, at the two ends of the mercy-seat.
25:18 "And you shall make two cherubim of gold, make them of hammered work at the two ends of the mercy seat.

25:19 And make one cherub at the one end, and one cherub at the other end: of one piece with the mercy-seat shall ye make the cherubim on the two ends thereof.
25:19 "And make one cherub at one end and one cherub at the other end; you shall make the cherubim [of one piece] with the mercy seat at its two ends.

25:20 And the cherubim shall spread out their wings on high, covering the mercy-seat with their wings, with their faces one to another; toward the mercy-seat shall the faces of the cherubim be.
25:20 "And the cherubim shall have [their] wings spread upward, covering the mercy seat with their wings and facing one another; the faces of the cherubim are to be [turned] toward the mercy seat.

25:21 And thou shalt put the mercy-seat above upon the ark; and in the ark thou shalt put the testimony that I shall give thee.
25:21 "And you shall put the mercy seat on top of the ark, and in the ark you shall put the testimony which I shall give to you.

25:22 And there I will meet with thee, and I will commune with thee from above the mercy-seat, from between the two cherubim which are upon the ark of the testimony, of all things which I will give thee in commandment unto the children of Israel.
25:22 "And there I will meet with you; and from above the mercy seat, from between the two cherubim which are upon the ark of the testimony, I will speak to you about all that I will give you in commandment for the sons of Israel.

25:23 And thou shalt make a table of acacia wood: two cubits (shall be) the length thereof, and a cubit the breadth thereof, and a cubit and a half the height thereof.
25:23 "And you shall make a table of acacia wood, two cubits long and one cubit wide and one and a half cubits high.

25:24 And thou shalt overlay it with pure gold, and make thereto a crown of gold round about.
25:24 "And you shall overlay it with pure gold and make a gold border around it.

25:25 And thou shalt make unto it a border of a handbreadth round about; and thou shalt make a golden crown to the border thereof round about.
25:25 "And you shall make for it a rim of a handbreadth around [it;] and you shall make a gold border for the rim around it.

25:26 And thou shalt make for it four rings of gold, and put the rings in the four corners that are on the four feet thereof.
25:26 "And you shall make four gold rings for it and put rings on the four corners which are on its four feet.

25:27 Close by the border shall the rings be, for places for the staves to bear the table.
25:27 "The rings shall be close to the rim as holders for the poles to carry the table.

25:28 And thou shalt make the staves of acacia wood, and overlay them with gold, that the table may be borne with them.
25:28 "And you shall make the poles of acacia wood and overlay them with gold, so that with them the table may be carried.

25:29 And thou shalt make the dishes thereof, and the spoons thereof, and the flagons thereof, and the bowls thereof, wherewith to pour out: of pure gold shalt thou make them.
25:29 "And you shall make its dishes and its pans and its jars and its bowls, with which to pour libations; you shall make them of pure gold.

25:30 And thou shalt set upon the table showbread before me alway.
25:30 "And you shall set the bread of the Presence on the table before Me at all times.

25:31 And thou shalt make a candlestick of pure gold: of beaten work shall the candlestick be made, even its base, and its shaft; its cups, its knops, and its flowers, shall be of one piece with it.
25:31 "Then you shall make a lampstand of pure gold. The lampstand [and] its base and its shaft are to be made of hammered work; its cups, its bulbs and its flowers shall be [of one piece] with it.

25:32 And there shall be 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:
25:32 "And six branches shall go out from its sides; three branches of the lampstand from its one side, and three branches of the lampstand from its other side.

25:33 three cups made like almond-blossoms in one branch, a knop and a flower; and three cups made like almond-blossoms in the other branch, a knop and a flower: so for the six branches going out of the candlestick:
25:33 "Three cups [shall be] shaped like almond [blossoms] in the one branch, a bulb and a flower, and three cups shaped like almond [blossoms] in the other branch, a bulb and a flower-- so for six branches going out from the lampstand;

25:34 and in the candlestick four cups made like almond-blossoms, the knops thereof, and the flowers thereof;
25:34 and in the lampstand four cups shaped like almond [blossoms,] its bulbs and its flowers.

25:35 and a knop under two branches of one piece with it, and a knop under two branches of one piece with it, and a knop under two branches of one piece with it, for the six branches going out of the candlestick.
25:35 "And a bulb shall be 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.

25:36 Their knops and their branches shall be of one piece with it; the whole of it one beaten work of pure gold.
25:36 "Their bulbs and their branches [shall be of one piece] with it; all of it shall be one piece of hammered work of pure gold.

25:37 And thou shalt make the lamps thereof, seven: and they shall light the lamps thereof, to give light over against it.
25:37 "Then you shall make its lamps seven [in number;] and they shall mount its lamps so as to shed light on the space in front of it.

25:38 And the snuffers thereof, and the snuffdishes thereof, shall be of pure gold.
25:38 "And its snuffers and their trays [shall be] of pure gold.

25:39 Of a talent of pure gold shall it be made, with all these vessels.
25:39 "It shall be made from a talent of pure gold, with all these utensils.

25:40 And see that thou make them after their pattern, which hath been showed thee in the mount.
25:40 "And see that you make [them] after the pattern for them, which was shown to you on the mountain.