Speak unto the children of Israel, that they bring me an offering: of every man
that giveth it willingly with his heart ye shall take my offering.
And this is the offering which ye shall take of them; gold, and silver, and
And blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine linen, and goats’ hair,
And rams’ skins dyed red, and badgers’ skins, and shittim wood,
Oil for the light, spices for anointing oil, and for sweet incense,
Onyx stones, and stones to be set in the ephod, and in the breastplate.
And let them make me a sanctuary; that I may dwell among them.
According to all that I shew thee, after the pattern of the tabernacle, and the
pattern of all the instruments thereof, even so shall ye make it.
And they shall make an ark of shittim 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
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.
And thou shalt cast four rings of gold for it, and put them in the four corners
thereof; and two rings shall be in the one side of it, and two rings in the other side
And thou shalt make staves of shittim wood, and overlay them with gold.
And thou shalt put the staves into the rings by the sides of the ark, that the ark
may be borne with them.
The staves shall be in the rings of the ark: they shall not be taken from it.
And thou shalt put into the ark the testimony which I shall give thee.
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.
And thou shalt make two cherubims of gold, of beaten work shalt thou make them, in
the two ends of the mercy seat.
And make one cherub on the one end, and the other cherub on the other end: even of
the mercy seat shall ye make the cherubims on the two ends thereof.
And the cherubims shall stretch forth their wings on high, covering the mercy seat
with their wings, and their faces shall look one to another; toward the mercy seat
shall the faces of the cherubims be.
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.
And there I will meet with thee, and I will commune with thee from above the mercy
seat, from between the two cherubims which are upon the ark of the testimony, of all
things which I will give thee in commandment unto the children of Israel.
Thou shalt also make a table of shittim wood: two cubits shall be the length
thereof, and a cubit the breadth thereof, and a cubit and a half the height
And thou shalt overlay it with pure gold, and make thereto a crown of gold round
And thou shalt make unto it a border of an hand breadth round about, and thou shalt
make a golden crown to the border thereof round about.
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.
Over against the border shall the rings be for places of the staves to bear the
And thou shalt make the staves of shittim wood, and overlay them with gold, that
the table may be borne with them.
And thou shalt make the dishes thereof, and spoons thereof, and covers thereof, and
bowls thereof, to cover withal: of pure gold shalt thou make them.
And thou shalt set upon the table shewbread before me alway.
And thou shalt make a candlestick of pure gold: of beaten work shall the
candlestick be made: his shaft, and his branches, his bowls, his knops, and his
flowers, shall be of the same.
And six branches shall come out of the sides of it; three branches of the
candlestick out of the one side, and three branches of the candlestick out of the other
Three bowls made like unto almonds, with a knop and a flower in one branch; and
three bowls made like almonds in the other branch, with a knop and a flower: so in the
six branches that come out of the candlestick.
And in the candlesticks shall be four bowls made like unto almonds, with their
knops and their flowers.
And there shall be a knop under two branches of the same, and a knop under two
branches of the same, and a knop under two branches of the same, according to the six
branches that proceed out of the candlestick.
Their knops and their branches shall be of the same: all it shall be one beaten
work of pure gold.
And thou shalt make the seven lamps thereof: and they shall light the lamps
thereof, that they may give light over against it.
And the tongs thereof, and the snuffdishes thereof, shall be of pure gold.
Of a talent of pure gold shall he make it, with all these vessels.
And look that thou make them after their pattern, which was shewed thee in the