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God talketh with Moses. EXODUS,

The covenant renewed. midst of thec in a moment, and

17 And the LORD said unto Mo consume thee: therefore now put ses, I will do this thing, also tha off thy ornaments from thee, that thou hast spoken: for thou has I may know what to do' unto found grace in my sight, and thee.

know thee by name. 6 And the children of Israel 18 And he said, I beseech thee, stripped themselves of their orna- shew me thy glory. ments by the mount Horeb.

19 And he said, I will make al 7,17 And Moses took the taber- my goodness pass before thee, and nacle, and pitched it without the I will proclaim the name of the eamp afar off from the camp, and LORD before thee; and will be called it the Tabernacle of the gracious to whom I will be graCongregation. And it came to cious, and will shew mercy on pass, that every one which sought whom I will shew mercy. the LORD, went out unto the taber- 20 And he said, Thou canst not nacle of the congregation, which see my face: for there shall no man was without the camp.

see me, and live. 8 And it came to pass when 21 And the LORD said, Behold, Moses went out unto the taber- there is a place by me, and thou nacle, that all the people roze up, shalt stand upon a rock: and stood every man at his tent- 22 And it shall come to pass, door, and looked after Moses, while my glory passeth by, that I until he was gone into the taber- will put thee in a cleft of the rock; nacle.

and will cover thee with my hand 9 T And it came to pass, as Mo- while I pass by: ses entered into the tabernacle, the 23 And I will take away my cloudy pillar descended, and stood hand, and thou shalt see my back at the door of the tabernacle, and parts: but my face shall not be the LORD talked with Moses. 10 And all the people saw the

CHAP. XXXIV. cloudy pillar stand at the taberna- The two Tables renewed. cle-door: and all the people rose up the , and worshipped, every man in his Hew thee two tables of stone tent-door.

like unto the first: and I will writo 11 And the LORD spake unto upon these tables the words that Moses face to face, as a man were in the first tables which thou speaketh unto his friend. And he brakest. turned again into the camp; but 2 And be ready in the morning, his servant Joshua the son of Nun, and come up in the morning unto a young man, departed not out of mount Sinai, and present thyself the tabernacle.

there to me in the top of the 12 T And Moses said unto the mount. LORD, See, thou sayest unto me, 3 And no man shall come up with Bring up this people: and thou thee, neither let any man be seen hast not let me know whom thou throughout all the mount: neither wilt send with me. Yet thou hast let the flocks nor herds feed before said, I know thee by name, and that mount. thou hast also found grace in my 4 And he hewed two tables of sight.

stone, like unto the first; and Mo13 Now therefore, I pray thee, ses rose up early in the morning, if I have found grace in thy sight, and went up unto mount Sinai, as shew me now thy way, that I may the LORD had commanded him, know thee, that I may find grace and took in his hand the two tables in thy sight: and consider that this of stone. nation is thy people.

51 And the LORD descended in 14 And he said, My, presence the cloud, and stood with him shall go with thee, and I will give there, and proclaimed the name of thee rest.

the LORD. 15 And he said unto him, If thy 6 And the LORD passed by be presence go not with me, carry us fore him, and proclaimed, The not up hence.

LORD, The LORD God, merciful 16 For wherein shall it be known and gracious, long-suffering, and here that I and thy people have abundant in goodness and truth, found grace in thy sight? Is it not 7 Keeping mercy for thousands, in that thou goest with us ? forgiving iniquity and transgression So shall we be separated, I and and sin, and that will by no means thy people, from all the people clear the guilty; visiting the inithat are upon the face of the quity of the fathers upon the arth.

children, and upon the children's

of the three solemn CHAP. XXXIV.

yearly feasts children, unto the third and to the on the seventh day thou shalt rest : fourth generation.

in earing-time and in harvest thou 8 TT And Moses made haste, and shalt rest. bowed his head toward the earth, 22 And thou shalt observe the and worshipped.

feast of weeks, of the first-fruits of 9 And he said, If now I have wheat-harvest, and the feast of infound grace in thy sight, O Lord, gathering at the year's end. let my Lord, I pray thee, go among 23 Thrice in the year shall all us (for it is a stiff-necked people) your men-children appear before and pardon our iniquity and our the Lord God, the God of Israel. sin, and take us for thine inheri- 24 For I will cast out the nations tance.

before thee, and enlarge thy bor10 1 And he said, Behold, I ders: neither shall any man

desire make a covenant: before all thy thy land, when thou shalt go up to people I will do marvels, such as appear before the LORD thy God have not been

done in all the earth, thrice in the year. nor in any nation: and all the peo- 25 Thou shalt not offer the blood ple among which thou art shall of my sacrifice with leaven, neither see the work of the LORD : for it shall the sacrifice of the feast of is a terrible thing that I will do the passover be left until the with thee.

morning 11 Observe thou that which I 26 The first of the first-fruits ot command thee this day: Behold, I thy land thou shalt bring unto the drive out before thee the Amorite, house of the LORD thy God. Thou and the Canaanite, and the Hittite, shalt not seethe a kid in his moand the Perizzite, and the Hivite, ther's milk. and the Jebusite.

27 And the LORD said unto 12 Take heed to thyself, lest thou Moses, Write thou these words: make a covenant with the inha- for after the tenor of these words I bitants of the land whither thou have made a covenant with thee, goest, lest it be for a snare in the and with Israel. midst of thee:

28 1 And he was there with the 13 But ye shall destroy their LORD forty days and forty nights; altars, break their images, and cut he did neither eat bread nor drink down their groves:

water. And He wrote upon the 14 For thou shalt worship, notables the words of the covenant, other god for the LORD, whose the ten commandments. name is Jealous, is a jealous God : 29 T And it came to pass when

15 Lest thou make a covenant Moses came down from mount with the inhabitants of the land, Sinai (with the two tables of testiand they go a whoring after their mony in Moses' hand, when he gods, and do sacrifice unto their came down from the mount) that gods, and one call thee, and thou Moses wist not that the skin of his eat of his sacrifice;

face shone, while He talked with 16 And thou take of their daugh- him. ters unto thy sons, and their daugh- 30 And when Aaron and all the ters go a whoring after

their gods, children of Israel saw Moses, beand make thy sons go a whoring hold, the skin of his face shone, after their gods.

and they were afraid to come nigh 17 Thou shalt make thee no him. molten gods.

31 And Moses called unto them; 18 The feast of unleavened bread and Aaron and all the rulers of the shalt thou keep. Seven days shalt congregation returned unto him: thou eat unleavened bread, as I and Moses talked with them. commanded thee in the time of the 32 And afterward all the chilmonth Abib:

for in the month dren of Israel came nigh: and ho Abib thon camest ont from Egypt. gave them in commandment all

19 All that openeth the matrix is that the LORD had spoken with mine: and every firstling among him in mount Sinai. thy cattle, whether ox or sheep,

33 And till loses had done that is male.

speaking with them, he put a vail But the firstling of an ass thou on his face. shalt redeem with a lamb: and if 34 But when Moses went in bothou redeem him not, then shaltfore the LORD to speak with him, thou break his neck. All the first he took the vail off, until he came born of thy sons thou shalt redeem.out. And he came out and spake And none shall appear before me unto the children of Israel that empty.

which he was commanded. 21 Six days thou shalt work, but 35 And the children of Israel


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for the tabernacle. saw the face of Moses, that the the hanging for the door of the skin of Moses' face shone: and court; Moses put the vail upon his face 18 The pins of the tabernacle, again, until he went in to speak and the pins of the court, and their with Him.

cords; CHAP. XXXV.

19 T'he clothes of service, to do The Sabbath to be observed. service in the holy place, the holy A

gregation of the children of the garments of his sons, to minisIsrael together, and said unto ter in the priest's office. them, These are the words which 2011 And all the congregation of the LORD hath commanded, that the children of Israel departed from ye should do them.

the presence of Moses. 2 1 Six days shall work be done, 21 And they came, every one but on the seventh day there shall whose 'heart stirred him up, and be to you a holy day, a sabbath of every one whom his spirit made rest to the LORD : whosoever doeth willing, and they brought the work therein shall be put to LORD's offering to the work of the death.

tabernacle of the congregation, 3 Ye shall kindle no fire through- and for all his service, and for the out your habitations upon the sab- holy garments. bath-day.

22 And they came, both men 4 1 And Moses spake unto all and women, as many as were willthe congregation of the children of ing-hearted, and brought bracelets, Israel, saying, This is the thing and ear-rings, and rings, and tawhich the LORD commanded, say- blets, all jewels of gold: and every in 'Take ye from among you an ing of gold unto the LORD. offering unto the LORD: whoso- 23 And every man with whom ever is of a willing heart, let him was found blue, and purple, and bring it, an offering of the LORD; scarlet, and fine linen, and goats? gold, and silver, and brass,

hair, and red skins of rams, and 6 And blue, and purple, and badgers' skins, brought them. şcarlet, and fine linen, and goats' 24 Every one that did offer an hair,

offering of silver and brass brought 7 And rams' skins dyed

red, and the Lord's offering and every badgers' skins, and shittim-wood, man with whom was found shittim

8 And oil for the light, and wood for any work of the service, spices for anointing oil, and for the brought it. sweet incense,

25 And all the women that were 9 And onyx-stones, and stones wise-hearted did spin with their to be set for the ephod, and for hands, and brought that which the breast-plate.

they had spun, both of blue, and of 10 And every wise-hearted among purple, and of scarlet, and of fine you shall come, and make all that linen. the LORD hath commanded;

26 And all the women whose 11 The tabernacle, his tent, and heart stirred them up in wisdom his covering, his taches, and his spun goats' hair. boards, his bars, his pillars, and his 27 And the rulers brought onyx. sockets;

stones, and stones to be set, for the 12 The ark, and the staves there- ephod, and for the breast-plate; of, with the mercy-seat, and the 28 And spice, and oil for the vail of the covering;

light, and for the anointing oil, and 13 The table, and his staves, and for the sweet incense. all his vessels, and the shew-bread; 29 The children of Israel brought

14 The candlestick also for the a willing offering unto the LORD, light, and his furniture, and his every man and woman, whose lamps, with the oil for the light;, heart made them willing to bring,

15 And the incense-altar, and'his for all manner of work which the staves, and the anointing oil, and LORD had commanded to be made the sweet incense, and the hanging by the hand of Moses. for the door at the entering in of 30 I And Moses said unto the the tabernacle;

children of Israel, See, the LORD 16 The altar of burnt-offering, hath called by name Bezaleel, the with his brazen grate, his staves, son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the and all his vessels, the laver and tribe of Judah; his foot;

31 And he hath filled him with 17 The hangings, of the court, the spirit of God, in wisdom, in his pillars, and their sockets, and understanding, and in knowledge,


The liberality of CHAP. XXXVI. the people restrained and in all manner of workman-blue, and purple, and scarlet: with ship;

cherubims of cunning work made 32 And to devise curious works, he them. to work in gold, and in silver, and 9 The length of one curtain was in brass,

twenty and eight cubits, and the 33 And in the cutting of stones, breadth of one curtain four cubits to set them, and in carving of the curtains were all of one size. wood, to make any manner of 10 And he coupled the five curcunning work.

tains one unto another and the 34 And he hath put in his heart other five curtains he coupled one that he may teach, both he,, and unto another. Aholiab, the

son of Ahisamach, of 11 And he made loops of blue on the tribe of Dan.

the edge of one curtain from the 35 Them hath he filled with wis- selvedge in the coupling : likewise dom of heart, to work all manner he made in the uttermost side of of work, of the engraver, and of another curtain, in the coupling of the cunning workman, and of the the second. embroiderer, in blue, and in pur- 12 Fifty loops made he in one ple, in scarlet, and in fine linen, curtain, and fifty loops made he in and of the weaver, even of them the edge of the curtain which was that do any work, and of those that in the coupling of the second : devise cunning work.

the loops held one curtain to CHAP. XXXVI.

another. Offerings given to the Workmen. 13 And he made fifty taches of THEN wrought Bezaleel and gold, and coupled the curtains one

Aholiab, and every wise-heart-unto another with the taches. So ed man, in whom the LORD put it became one tabernacle. wisdom and understanding to know 14 1 And he made curtains of how to work all manner of work goats' hair for the tent over the tafor the service of the sanctuary, bernacle: eleven curtains he made according to all that the LORD had them. commanded.

15 The length of one curtain was 2 And Moses called Bezaleel and thirty cubits, and four cubits was Aholiab, and every wise-hearted the breadth of one curtain: the man, in whose heart the LORD had cleven curtains were of one size. put wisdom, een every one whose 16 And he coupled five curtains heart stirred him up to come unto by themselves, and six curtains by the work to do it:

themselves. 3 And they received of Moses all 17 And he made fifty loops upon the offering which the children of the uttermost edge of the curtain Israel had brought for the work of in the coupling, and fifty loops the service of the sanctuary, to made he upon the edge of the curmake it withal. And they brought tain which coupleth the second ; yet unto him free-offerings every 18 And he made fifty taches of morning.

brass to couple the tent together 4 And all the wise men, that that it might be one. wrought all the work of the sanc- 19 1 And he made a covering tuary, came every man from his for the tent of rams' skins dyed work which they made;

red, and a covering of badgers' 5 T And they spake unto Moses, skins above that. saying, The people bring much 20 1 And he made boards for more than enough for the service the tabernacle of shittim-wood, of the work which the LORD com- standing up. manded to make.

21 The length of a board was 6 And Moses gave command- ten cubits, and the breadth of a ment, and they caused it to be pro- board one cubit and a half. claimed throughout the camp, say- 22 One board had two tenons, ing, Let neither man nor woman equally distant one from another: make any more work for the of- thus did he make for all the boards fering of the sanctuary. So the of the tabernacle. people were restrained from bring- 23 And he made boards for the ing.

tabernacle; twenty boards for the 7 For the stuff they had was south side southward: sufficient for all the work to make 24 And forty sockets of silver he it, and too much.

made under the twenty boards; two 8 1 And every wise-hearted man sockets under one board for his two among them that wrought the tenons, and two sockets under anwork of the tabernacle made ten other board for his two tenons. certains of fino twined linen, and 25 And for the other side of the


Covering of the tabernacle. EXODUS,

The mercy-seat tabernacle which is toward the 4 And he made staves of shittimnorth corner, he made twenty wood, and overlaid them with boards,

goid. 26 And their forty sockets of sil- 5 And he put the staves into the ver; two sockets under one board, pings, by the sides of the ark, to and' two sockets under another bear the ark. board.

6 1 And he made the mercy-seat 27 And for the sides of the ta- of pure gold : two cubits and a bernacle westward he made six half was the length thereof, and boards.

one cubit and a half the breadth 28 And two boards made he for thereof. the corners of the tabernacle in the 7 And he made two cherubims two sides.

of gold, beaten out of one piece 29 And they were coupled be- made he them, on the two ends of neath, and coupled together at the the mercy-seat; head thereof, to one ring: thus he 8 One cherub on the end on this did to both of them in both the side, and another cherub on the corners.

other end on that side: out of the 30 And there were eight boards; mercy-seat made he the cherubims and their sockets were sixteen on the two ends thereof. sockets of silver, under every board 9 And the cherubims spread out two sockets.

their wings on high, and covered 31 T And he made bars of shit with their wings over the mercytim-wood; five for the boards of seat, with their faces one to ano the one side of the tabernacle, ther; even to the mercy-seat-ward

32 And five bars for the boards were the faces of the cherubims. of the other side of the tabernacle, 10 | And he made the table of and five bars for the boards of the shittim-wood: two cubits was the tabernacle for the sides westward. length thereof, and a cubit the

33 And he made the middle bar breadth thereof, and a cubit and a to shoot through the boards from half the height thereof : the one end to the other.

11 And he overlaid it with pure 34 And he overlaid the boards gold, and made thereunto a crown with gold, and made their rings of of gold round about. gold to be places for the bars, and 12 Also he made thereunto & overlaid the bars with gold. border of a hand-breadth round

35 17 And he inade a vail of blue, about; and made a crown of gold and purple, and scarlet, and fine for the border thereof round about. twined linen: with cherubims made 13 And he cast for it four rings he it of cunning work.

of gold, and put the rings upon the 36 And he made thereunto four four corners that were in the four pillars of shittim-wood, and over- feet thercof. laid them with gold : their hooks 14 Over against the border were were of gold; and he cast for them the rings, the places for the staves four sockets of silver.

to bear the table. 37 And he made a hanging for 15 And he made the staves of the tabernacle-door of blue, and shittim-wood, and overlaid them purple, and scarlet, and fine twined with gold, to bear the table. linen, of needle-work;

16 And ho made the vessels 38 And the five pillars of it, with which were upon the table, his their hooks: and he overlaid their dishes, and his spoons, and his chapiters and their fillets with gold: bowls, and his covers to cover but their five sockets were of brass. withal, of pure gold, CHAP. XXXVII.

17 | And he made the candleThe Ark, Mercy-scat, &c. stick of pure gold; of beaten work AN

ND Bezaleel made the ark of made he the candlestick; his shaft,

shittim-wood: two cubits and and his branch, his bowls, his a half was the length of it, and a knops, and his flowers were of the cubit and a half the breadth of it, same: and a cubit and a half the height 18 And six branches going out of of it:

the sides thereof; three branches of 2 And he overlaid it with pure the candlestick out of the one side gold within and without, and made thereof, and three branches of the a crown of gold to it round about. candlestick out of the other side

3 And he cast for it four rings of thereof: gold, to be set by the four corners 19 Three bowls made after the of it: even two rings upon the one fashion of almonds in one branch, side of it, and two rings upon the a knop and a flower; and three other side of it.

bowls made like almonds in an.

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