30:1 And thou shalt make an altar to burn incense upon: of acacia wood shalt thou make it.
30:1 "Moreover, you shall make an altar as a place for burning incense; you shall make it of acacia wood.

30:2 A cubit shall be the length thereof, and a cubit the breadth thereof; foursquare shall it be; and two cubits shall be the height thereof: the horns thereof shall be of one piece with it.
30:2 "Its length [shall be] a cubit, and its width a cubit, it shall be square, and its height [shall be] two cubits; its horns [shall be] of one piece with it.

30:3 And thou shalt overlay it with pure gold, the top thereof, and the sides thereof round about, and the horns thereof; and thou shalt make unto it a crown of gold round about.
30:3 "And you shall overlay it with pure gold, its top and its sides all around, and its horns; and you shall make a gold molding all around for it.

30:4 And two golden rings shalt thou make for it under the crown thereof; upon the two ribs thereof, upon the two sides of it shalt thou make them; and they shall be for places for staves wherewith to bear it.
30:4 "And you shall make two gold rings for it under its molding; you shall make [them] on its two side walls-- on opposite sides-- and they shall be holders for poles with which to carry it.

30:5 And thou shalt make the staves of acacia wood, and overlay them with gold.
30:5 "And you shall make the poles of acacia wood and overlay them with gold.

30:6 And thou shalt put it before the veil that is by the ark of the testimony, before the mercy-seat that is over the testimony, where I will meet with thee.
30:6 "And you shall put this altar in front of the veil that is near the ark of the testimony, in front of the mercy seat that is over [the ark of] the testimony, where I will meet with you.

30:7 And Aaron shall burn thereon incense of sweet spices: every morning, when he dresseth the lamps, he shall burn it.
30:7 "And Aaron shall burn fragrant incense on it; he shall burn it every morning when he trims the lamps.

30:8 And when Aaron lighteth the lamps at even, he shall burn it, a perpetual incense before Jehovah throughout your generations.
30:8 "And when Aaron trims the lamps at twilight, he shall burn incense. [ There shall be] perpetual incense before the LORD throughout your generations.

30:9 Ye shall offer no strange incense thereon, nor burnt-offering, nor meal-offering; and ye shall pour no drink-offering thereon.
30:9 "You shall not offer any strange incense on this altar, or burnt offering or meal offering; and you shall not pour out a libation on it.

30:10 And Aaron shall make atonement upon the horns of it once in the year; with the blood of the sin-offering of atonement once in the year shall he make atonement for it throughout your generations: it is most holy unto Jehovah.
30:10 "And Aaron shall make atonement on its horns once a year; he shall make atonement on it with the blood of the sin offering of atonement once a year throughout your generations. It is most holy to the LORD."

30:11 And Jehovah spake unto Moses, saying,
30:11 The LORD also spoke to Moses, saying,

30:12 When thou takest the sum of the children of Israel, according to those that are numbered of them, then shall they give every man a ransom for his soul unto Jehovah, when thou numberest them; that there be no plague among them, when thou numberest them.
30:12 "When you take a census of the sons of Israel to number them, then each one of them shall give a ransom for himself to the LORD, when you number them, that there may be no plague among them when you number them.

30:13 This they shall give, every one that passeth over unto them that are numbered, half a shekel after the shekel of the sanctuary; (the shekel is twenty gerahs;) half a shekel for an offering to Jehovah.
30:13 "This is what everyone who is numbered shall give: half a shekel according to the shekel of the sanctuary (the shekel is twenty gerahs), half a shekel as a contribution to the LORD.

30:14 Every one that passeth over unto them that are numbered, from twenty years old and upward, shall give the offering of Jehovah.
30:14 "Everyone who is numbered, from twenty years old and over, shall give the contribution to the LORD.

30:15 The rich shall not give more, and the poor shall not give less, than the half shekel, when they give the offering of Jehovah, to make atonement for your souls.
30:15 "The rich shall not pay more, and the poor shall not pay less than the half shekel, when you give the contribution to the LORD to make atonement for yourselves.

30:16 And thou shalt take the atonement money from the children of Israel, and shalt appoint it for the service of the tent of meeting; that it may be a memorial for the children of Israel before Jehovah, to make atonement for your souls.
30:16 "And you shall take the atonement money from the sons of Israel, and shall give it for the service of the tent of meeting, that it may be a memorial for the sons of Israel before the LORD, to make atonement for yourselves."

30:17 And Jehovah spake unto Moses, saying,
30:17 And the LORD spoke to Moses, saying,

30:18 Thou shalt also make a laver of brass, and the base thereof of brass, whereat to wash. And thou shalt put it between the tent of meeting and the altar, and thou shalt put water therein.
30:18 "You shall also make a laver of bronze, with its base of bronze, for washing; and you shall put it between the tent of meeting and the altar, and you shall put water in it.

30:19 And Aaron and his sons shall wash their hands and their feet thereat:
30:19 "And Aaron and his sons shall wash their hands and their feet from it;

30:20 when they go into the tent of meeting, they shall wash with water, that they die not; or when they come near to the altar to minister, to burn an offering made by fire unto Jehovah.
30:20 when they enter the tent of meeting, they shall wash with water, that they may not die; or when they approach the altar to minister, by offering up in smoke a fire [sacrifice] to the LORD.

30:21 So they shall wash their hands and their feet, that they die not: and it shall be a statute for ever to them, even to him and to his seed throughout their generations.
30:21 "So they shall wash their hands and their feet, that they may not die; and it shall be a perpetual statute for them, for Aaron and his descendants throughout their generations."

30:22 Moreover Jehovah spake unto Moses, saying,
30:22 Moreover, the LORD spoke to Moses, saying,

30:23 Take thou also unto thee the chief spices: of flowing myrrh five hundred (shekels), and of sweet cinnamon half so much, even two hundred and fifty, and of sweet calamus two hundred and fifty,
30:23 "Take also for yourself the finest of spices: of flowing myrrh five hundred [shekels,] and of fragrant cinnamon half as much, two hundred and fifty, and of fragrant cane two hundred and fifty,

30:24 and of cassia five hundred, after the shekel of the sanctuary, and of olive oil a hin.
30:24 and of cassia five hundred, according to the shekel of the sanctuary, and of olive oil a hin.

30:25 And thou shalt make it a holy anointing oil, a perfume compounded after the art of the perfumer: it shall be a holy anointing oil.
30:25 "And you shall make of these a holy anointing oil, a perfume mixture, the work of a perfumer; it shall be a holy anointing oil.

30:26 And thou shalt anoint therewith the tent of meeting, and the ark of the testimony,
30:26 "And with it you shall anoint the tent of meeting and the ark of the testimony,

30:27 and the table and all the vessels thereof, and the candlestick and the vessels thereof, and the altar of incense,
30:27 and the table and all its utensils, and the lampstand and its utensils, and the altar of incense,

30:28 and the altar of burnt-offering with all the vessels thereof, and the laver and the base thereof.
30:28 and the altar of burnt offering and all its utensils, and the laver and its stand.

30:29 And thou shalt sanctify them, that they may be most holy: whatsoever toucheth them shall be holy.
30:29 "You shall also consecrate them, that they may be most holy; whatever touches them shall be holy.

30:30 And thou shalt anoint Aaron and his sons, and sanctify them, that they may minister unto me in the priest's office.
30:30 "And you shall anoint Aaron and his sons, and consecrate them, that they may minister as priests to Me.

30:31 And thou shalt speak unto the children of Israel, saying, This shall be a holy anointing oil unto me throughout your generations.
30:31 "And you shall speak to the sons of Israel, saying, 'This shall be a holy anointing oil to Me throughout your generations.

30:32 Upon the flesh of man shall it not be poured, neither shall ye make any like it, according to the composition thereof: it is holy, (and) it shall be holy unto you.
30:32 'It shall not be poured on anyone's body, nor shall you make [any] like it, in the same proportions; it is holy, [and] it shall be holy to you.

30:33 Whosoever compoundeth any like it, or whosoever putteth any of it upon a stranger, he shall be cut off from his people.
30:33 'Whoever shall mix [any] like it, or whoever puts any of it on a layman, shall be cut off from his people.' "

30:34 And Jehovah said unto Moses, Take unto thee sweet spices, stacte, and onycha, and galbanum; sweet spices with pure frankincense: of each shall there be a like weight;
30:34 Then the LORD said to Moses, "Take for yourself spices, stacte and onycha and galbanum, spices with pure frankincense; there shall be an equal part of each.

30:35 and thou shalt make of it incense, a perfume after the art of the perfumer, seasoned with salt, pure (and) holy:
30:35 "And with it you shall make incense, a perfume, the work of a perfumer, salted, pure, [and] holy.

30:36 and thou shalt beat some of it very small, and put of it before the testimony in the tent of meeting, where I will meet with thee: it shall be unto you most holy.
30:36 "And you shall beat some of it very fine, and put part of it before the testimony in the tent of meeting, where I shall meet with you; it shall be most holy to you.

30:37 And the incense which thou shalt make, according to the composition thereof ye shall not make for yourselves: it shall be unto thee holy for Jehovah.
30:37 "And the incense which you shall make, you shall not make in the same proportions for yourselves; it shall be holy to you for the LORD.

30:38 Whosoever shall make like unto that, to smell thereof, he shall be cut off from his people.
30:38 "Whoever shall make [any] like it, to use as perfume, shall be cut off from his people."