Exodus 27

The Bronze Altar

1And you shall make a  the altar of acacia wood, five
I.e. One cubit equals approx 18 in.
cubits long and five cubits wide; the altar shall be square, and its height shall be three cubits.
2You shall make c  its horns on its four corners; its horns shall be of one piece with it, and you shall overlay it with
Or copper, and so for bronze throughout the ch
bronze.
3You shall make its pails for removing its ashes, and its shovels and its basins and its forks and its firepans; you shall make all its utensils of bronze. 4You shall make for it a grating of network of bronze, and on the net you shall make four bronze rings
Lit on
at its four corners.
5You shall put it beneath, under the ledge of the altar, so that the net will reach halfway up the altar. 6You shall make poles for the altar, poles of acacia wood, and overlay them with bronze. 7Its poles shall be inserted into the rings, so that the poles shall be on the two sides of the altar f  when it is carried. 8You shall make it hollow with planks; g  as it was shown to you in the mountain, so they shall make it.

Court of the Tabernacle

9You shall make h  the court of the
Or dwelling place
tabernacle.
Lit For the side of the Negev to the south
On the south side there shall be hangings for the court of fine twisted linen one hundred cubits long for one side;
10and its pillars shall be twenty, with their twenty
Or bases
sockets of bronze; the hooks of the pillars and their
Or fillets, rings
bands shall be of silver.
11Likewise for the north side in length there shall be hangings one hundred cubits long, and its twenty pillars with their twenty
Or bases
sockets of bronze; the hooks of the pillars and their bands shall be of silver.
12For the width of the court on the west side shall be hangings of fifty cubits with their ten pillars and their ten
Or bases
sockets.
13The width of the court on the
Lit east side eastward
east side shall be fifty cubits.
14The hangings for the one
Lit shoulder
side of the gate shall be fifteen cubits with their three pillars and their three
Or bases
sockets.
15“And for the
Lit second
other
Lit shoulder
side shall be hangings of fifteen cubits with their three pillars and their three
Or bases
sockets.
16For the gate of the court there shall be a screen of twenty cubits, of
Or violet
blue and purple and scarlet material and fine twisted linen, the work of a
Lit variegator; i.e. a weaver in colors
weaver, with their four pillars and their four
Or bases
sockets.
17All the pillars around the court shall be furnished with silver bands with their hooks of silver and their
Or bases
sockets of bronze.
18The length of the court shall be one hundred cubits, and the width fifty throughout, and the height five cubits of fine twisted linen, and their
Or bases
sockets of bronze.
19All the utensils of the tabernacle used in all its service, and all its pegs, and all the pegs of the court, shall be of bronze.

20You shall charge the sons of Israel, that they bring you z  clear oil of beaten olives for the
Or luminary
light, to make a lamp
Lit ascend
burn continually.
21“In the ac  tent of meeting, outside ad  the veil which is before the testimony, ae  Aaron and his sons shall keep it in order from evening to morning before the  Lord; it shall be a perpetual af  statute throughout their generations
Lit from
for the sons of Israel.
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