28:1 And bring thou near unto thee Aaron thy brother, and his sons with him, from among the children of Israel, that he may minister unto me in the priest's office, even Aaron, Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar, Aaron's sons.
28:1 "Then bring near to yourself Aaron your brother, and his sons with him, from among the sons of Israel, to minister as priest to Me-- Aaron, Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar, Aaron's sons.

28:2 And thou shalt make holy garments for Aaron thy brother, for glory and for beauty.
28:2 "And you shall make holy garments for Aaron your brother, for glory and for beauty.

28:3 And thou shalt speak unto all that are wise-hearted, whom I have filled with the spirit of wisdom, that they make Aaron's garments to sanctify him, that he may minister unto me in the priest's office.
28:3 "And you shall speak to all the skillful persons whom I have endowed with the spirit of wisdom, that they make Aaron's garments to consecrate him, that he may minister as priest to Me.

28:4 And these are the garments which they shall make: a breastplate, and an ephod, and a robe, and a coat of checker work, a mitre, and a girdle: and they shall make holy garments for Aaron thy brother, and his sons, that he may minister unto me in the priest's office.
28:4 "And these are the garments which they shall make: a breastpiece and an ephod and a robe and a tunic of checkered work, a turban and a sash, and they shall make holy garments for Aaron your brother and his sons, that he may minister as priest to Me.

28:5 And they shall take the gold, and the blue, and the purple, and the scarlet, and the fine linen.
28:5 "And they shall take the gold and the blue and the purple and the scarlet [material] and the fine linen.

28:6 And they shall make the ephod of gold, of blue, and purple, scarlet, and fine twined linen, the work of the skilful workman.
28:6 "They shall also make the ephod of gold, of blue and purple [and] scarlet [material] and fine twisted linen, the work of the skillful workman.

28:7 It shall have two shoulder-pieces joined to the two ends thereof, that it may be joined together.
28:7 "It shall have two shoulder pieces joined to its two ends, that it may be joined.

28:8 And the skilfully woven band, which is upon it, wherewith to gird it on, shall be like the work thereof (and) of the same piece; of gold, of blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine twined linen.
28:8 "And the skillfully woven band, which is on it, shall be like its workmanship, of the same material: of gold, of blue and purple and scarlet [ material] and fine twisted linen.

28:9 And thou shalt take two onyx stones, and grave on them the names of the children of Israel:
28:9 "And you shall take two onyx stones and engrave on them the names of the sons of Israel,

28:10 six of their names on the one stone, and the names of the six that remain on the other stone, according to their birth.
28:10 six of their names on the one stone, and the names of the remaining six on the other stone, according to their birth.

28:11 With the work of an engraver in stone, like the engravings of a signet, shalt thou engrave the two stones, according to the names of the children of Israel: thou shalt make them to be inclosed in settings of gold.
28:11 "As a jeweler engraves a signet, you shall engrave the two stones according to the names of the sons of Israel; you shall set them in filigree [settings] of gold.

28:12 And thou shalt put the two stones upon the shoulder-pieces of the ephod, to be stones of memorial for the children of Israel: and Aaron shall bear their names before Jehovah upon his two shoulders for a memorial.
28:12 "And you shall put the two stones on the shoulder pieces of the ephod, [as] stones of memorial for the sons of Israel, and Aaron shall bear their names before the LORD on his two shoulders for a memorial.

28:13 And thou shalt make settings of gold,
28:13 "And you shall make filigree [settings] of gold,

28:14 and two chains of pure gold; like cords shalt thou make them, of wreathen work: and thou shalt put the wreathen chains on the settings.
28:14 and two chains of pure gold; you shall make them of twisted cordage work, and you shall put the corded chains on the filigree [settings.]

28:15 And thou shalt make a breastplate of judgment, the work of the skilful workman; like the work of the ephod thou shalt make it; of gold, of blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine twined linen, shalt thou make it.
28:15 "And you shall make a breastpiece of judgment, the work of a skillful workman; like the work of the ephod you shall make it: of gold, of blue and purple and scarlet [material] and fine twisted linen you shall make it.

28:16 Foursquare it shall be (and) double; a span shall be the length thereof, and a span the breadth thereof.
28:16 "It shall be square [and] folded double, a span in length and a span in width.

28:17 And thou shalt set in it settings of stones, four rows of stones: a row of sardius, topaz, and carbuncle shall be the first row;
28:17 "And you shall mount on it four rows of stones; the first row [shall be] a row of ruby, topaz and emerald;

28:18 and the second row an emerald, a sapphire, and a diamond;
28:18 and the second row a turquoise, a sapphire and a diamond;

28:19 and the third row a jacinth, an agate, and an amethyst;
28:19 and the third row a jacinth, an agate and an amethyst;

28:20 and the fourth row a beryl, and an onyx, and a jasper: they shall be inclosed in gold in their settings.
28:20 and the fourth row a beryl and an onyx and a jasper; they shall be set in gold filigree.

28:21 And the stones shall be according to the names of the children of Israel, twelve, according to their names; like the engravings of a signet, every one according to his name, they shall be for the twelve tribes.
28:21 "And the stones shall be according to the names of the sons of Israel: twelve, according to their names; they shall be [like] the engravings of a seal, each according to his name for the twelve tribes.

28:22 And thou shalt make upon the breastplate chains like cords, of wreathen work of pure gold.
28:22 "And you shall make on the breastpiece chains of twisted cordage work in pure gold.

28:23 And thou shalt make upon the breastplate two rings of gold, and shalt put the two rings on the two ends of the breastplate.
28:23 "And you shall make on the breastpiece two rings of gold, and shall put the two rings on the two ends of the breastpiece.

28:24 And thou shalt put the two wreathen chains of gold in the two rings at the ends of the breastplate.
28:24 "And you shall put the two cords of gold on the two rings at the ends of the breastpiece.

28:25 And the (other) two ends of the two wreathen chains thou shalt put on the two settings, and put them on the shoulder-pieces of the ephod in the forepart thereof.
28:25 "And you shall put the [other] two ends of the two cords on the two filigree [settings,] and put them on the shoulder pieces of the ephod, at the front of it.

28:26 And thou shalt make two rings of gold, and thou shalt put them upon the two ends of the breastplate, upon the edge thereof, which is toward the side of the ephod inward.
28:26 "And you shall make two rings of gold and shall place them on the two ends of the breastpiece, on the edge of it, which is toward the inner side of the ephod.

28:27 And thou shalt make two rings of gold, and shalt put them on the two shoulder-pieces of the ephod underneath, in the forepart thereof, close by the coupling thereof, above the skilfully woven band of the ephod.
28:27 "And you shall make two rings of gold and put them on the bottom of the two shoulder pieces of the ephod, on the front of it close to the place where it is joined, above the skillfully woven band of the ephod.

28:28 And they shall bind the breastplate by the rings thereof unto the rings of the ephod with a lace of blue, that it may be upon the skilfully woven band of the ephod, and that the breastplate be not loosed from the ephod.
28:28 "And they shall bind the breastpiece by its rings to the rings of the ephod with a blue cord, that it may be on the skillfully woven band of the ephod, and that the breastpiece may not come loose from the ephod.

28:29 And Aaron shall bear the names of the children of Israel in the breastplate of judgment upon his heart, when he goeth in unto the holy place, for a memorial before Jehovah continually.
28:29 "And Aaron shall carry the names of the sons of Israel in the breastpiece of judgment over his heart when he enters the holy place, for a memorial before the LORD continually.

28:30 And thou shalt put in the breastplate of judgment the Urim and the Thummim; and they shall be upon Aaron's heart, when he goeth in before Jehovah: and Aaron shall bear the judgment of the children of Israel upon his heart before Jehovah continually.
28:30 "And you shall put in the breastpiece of judgment the Urim and the Thummim, and they shall be over Aaron's heart when he goes in before the LORD; and Aaron shall carry the judgment of the sons of Israel over his heart before the LORD continually.

28:31 And thou shalt make the robe of the ephod all of blue.
28:31 "And you shall make the robe of the ephod all of blue.

28:32 And it shall have a hole for the head in the midst thereof: it shall have a binding of woven work round about the hole of it, as it were the hole of a coat of mail, that it be not rent.
28:32 "And there shall be an opening at its top in the middle of it; around its opening there shall be a binding of woven work, as [it were] the opening of a coat of mail, that it may not be torn.

28:33 And upon the skirts of it thou shalt make pomegranates of blue, and of purple, and of scarlet, round about the skirts thereof; and bells of gold between them round about:
28:33 "And you shall make on its hem pomegranates of blue and purple and scarlet [material,] all around on its hem, and bells of gold between them all around:

28:34 a golden bell and a pomegranate, a golden bell and a pomegranate, upon the skirts of the robe round about.
28:34 a golden bell and a pomegranate, a golden bell and a pomegranate, all around on the hem of the robe.

28:35 And it shall be upon Aaron to minister: and the sound thereof shall be heard when he goeth in unto the holy place before Jehovah, and when he cometh out, that he die not.
28:35 "And it shall be on Aaron when he ministers; and its tinkling may be heard when he enters and leaves the holy place before the LORD, that he may not die.

28:36 And thou shalt make a plate of pure gold, and grave upon it, like the engravings of a signet, HOLY TO JEHOVAH.
28:36 "You shall also make a plate of pure gold and shall engrave on it, like the engravings of a seal, 'Holy to the LORD.'

28:37 And thou shalt put it on a lace of blue, and it shall be upon the mitre; upon the forefront of the mitre it shall be.
28:37 "And you shall fasten it on a blue cord, and it shall be on the turban; it shall be at the front of the turban.

28:38 And it shall be upon Aaron's forehead, and Aaron shall bear the iniquity of the holy things, which the children of Israel shall hallow in all their holy gifts; and it shall be always upon his forehead, that they may be accepted before Jehovah.
28:38 "And it shall be on Aaron's forehead, and Aaron shall take away the iniquity of the holy things which the sons of Israel consecrate, with regard to all their holy gifts; and it shall always be on his forehead, that they may be accepted before the LORD.

28:39 And thou shalt weave the coat in checker work of fine linen, and thou shalt make a mitre of fine linen, and thou shalt make a girdle, the work of the embroiderer.
28:39 "And you shall weave the tunic of checkered work of fine linen, and shall make a turban of fine linen, and you shall make a sash, the work of a weaver.

28:40 And for Aaron's sons thou shalt make coats, and thou shalt make for them girdles, and head-tires shalt thou make for them, for glory and for beauty.
28:40 "And for Aaron's sons you shall make tunics; you shall also make sashes for them, and you shall make caps for them, for glory and for beauty.

28:41 And thou shalt put them upon Aaron thy brother, and upon his sons with him, and shalt anoint them, and consecrate them, and sanctify them, that they may minister unto me in the priest's office.
28:41 "And you shall put them on Aaron your brother and on his sons with him; and you shall anoint them and ordain them and consecrate them, that they may serve Me as priests.

28:42 And thou shalt make them linen breeches to cover the flesh of their nakedness; from the loins even unto the thighs they shall reach:
28:42 "And you shall make for them linen breeches to cover [their] bare flesh; they shall reach from the loins even to the thighs.

28:43 And they shall be upon Aaron, and upon his sons, when they go in unto the tent of meeting, or when they come near unto the altar to minister in the holy place; that they bear not iniquity, and die: it shall be a statute for ever unto him and unto his seed after him.
28:43 "And they shall be on Aaron and on his sons when they enter the tent of meeting, or when they approach the altar to minister in the holy place, so that they do not incur guilt and die. It [shall be] a statute forever to him and to his descendants after him.