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BSB EXO Chapter 25

EXO 25 ©

Offerings for the Tabernacle

(Exodus 35:4–9)


25Then the LORD said to Moses, 2“Tell the Israelites to bring Me an offering. You are to receive My offering from every man whose heart compels him. 3This is the offering you are to accept from them:

8And they are to make a sanctuary for Me, so that I may dwell among them. 9You must make the tabernacle and design all its furnishings according to the pattern I show you.

The Ark of the Covenant

(Exodus 37:1–5)


10And they are to construct an ark of acacia wood, two and a half cubits long, a cubit and a half wide, and a cubit and a half high.[fn] 11Overlay it with pure gold both inside and out, and make a gold molding around it.


12Cast four gold rings for it and fasten them to its four feet, two rings on one side and two on the other. 13And make poles of acacia wood and overlay them with gold. 14Insert the poles into the rings on the sides of the ark, in order to carry it. 15The poles are to remain in the rings of the ark; they must not be removed. 16And place inside the ark the Testimony,[fn] which I will give you.

The Mercy Seat

(Exodus 37:6–9)


17And you are to construct a mercy seat [fn] of pure gold, two and a half cubits long and a cubit and a half wide.[fn] 18Make two cherubim of hammered gold at the ends of the mercy seat, 19one cherub on one end and one on the other, all made from one piece of gold. 20And the cherubim are to have wings that spread upward, overshadowing the mercy seat. The cherubim are to face each other, looking toward the mercy seat.


21Set the mercy seat atop the ark, and put the Testimony that I will give you into the ark.


22And I will meet with you there above the mercy seat, between the two cherubim that are over the ark of the Testimony;[fn] I will speak with you about all that I command you regarding the Israelites.

The Table of Showbread

(Exodus 37:10–16, Leviticus 24:5–9)


23You are also to make a table of acacia wood two cubits long, a cubit wide, and a cubit and a half high.[fn] 24Overlay it with pure gold and make a gold molding around it. 25And make a rim around it a handbreadth wide [fn] and put a gold molding on the rim.


26Make four gold rings for the table and fasten them to the four corners at its four legs. 27The rings are to be close to the rim, to serve as holders for the poles used to carry the table. 28Make the poles of acacia wood and overlay them with gold, so that the table may be carried with them.


29You are also to make the plates and dishes, as well as the pitchers and bowls for pouring drink offerings. Make them out of pure gold.


30And place the Bread of the Presence on the table before Me at all times.

The Lampstand

(Exodus 37:17–24, Numbers 8:1–4)


31Then you are to make a lampstand of pure, hammered gold. It shall be made of one piece, including its base and shaft, its cups, and its buds and petals.


32Six branches are to extend from the sides of the lampstand—three on one side and three on the other. 33There are to be three cups shaped like almond blossoms on the first branch, each with buds and petals, three on the next branch, and the same for all six branches that extend from the lampstand.


34And on the lampstand there shall be four cups shaped like almond blossoms with buds and petals. 35For the six branches that extend from the lampstand, a bud must be under the first pair of branches, a bud under the second pair, and a bud under the third pair. 36The buds and branches are to be all of one piece with the lampstand, hammered out of pure gold.


37Make seven lamps and set them up on the lampstand so that they illuminate the area in front of it. 38The wick trimmers and their trays must be of pure gold. 39The lampstand and all these utensils shall be made from a talent of pure gold.[fn]


40See to it that you make everything according to the pattern shown you on the mountain.[fn]


25:5 Possibly the hides of large aquatic mammals

25:10 The ark was approximately 3.75 feet long, 2.25 feet wide, and 2.25 feet high (114.3 centimeters long, 68.6 centimeters wide, and 68.6 centimeters high).

25:16 The Testimony refers to the stone tablets in the ark of the covenant inscribed with the Ten Commandments; also in verses 21 and 22.

25:17 Or an atonement cover; here and throughout Exodus

25:17 The mercy seat was approximately 3.75 feet long and 2.25 feet wide (114.3 centimeters long and 68.6 centimeters wide).

25:22 That is, the ark of the covenant

25:23 The table was approximately 3 feet long, 1.5 feet wide, and 2.25 feet high (91.4 centimeters long, 45.7 centimeters wide, and 68.6 centimeters high).

25:25 A handbreadth is approximately 2.9 inches or 7.4 centimeters.

25:39 A talent is approximately 75.4 pounds or 34.2 kilograms of gold.

25:40 Cited in Hebrews 8:5

EXO 25 ©

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