Exodus 27 - Prayer Tents



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Exodus 27
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Plans for the Altar of Burnt Offering

27"Using acacia wood, construct a square altar 7 1/2 feet wide, 7 1/2 feet long, and 4 1/2 feet high.H6213H4196H7848H6086H2568H520H753H2568H520H7341H4196H7251H6967H7969H520 2Make horns for each of its four corners so that the horns and altar are all one piece. Overlay the altar with bronze.H6213H7161H702H6438H7161H6823H5178 3Make ash buckets, shovels, basins, meat forks, and firepans, all of bronze.H6213H5518H1878H3257H4219H4207H4289H3627H6213H5178 4Make a bronze grating for it, and attach four bronze rings at its four corners.H6213H4345H4639H5178H7568H6213H702H5178H2885H702H7098 5Install the grating halfway down the side of the altar, under the ledge.H5414H3749H4196H4295H7568H5704H2677H4196 6For carrying the altar, make poles from acacia wood, and overlay them with bronze.H6213H905H4196H905H7848H6086H6823H5178 7Insert the poles through the rings on the two sides of the altar.H905H935H2885H905H8147H6763H4196H5375 8The altar must be hollow, made from planks. Build it just as you were shown on the mountain.H5014H3871H6213H7200H2022H6213

Plans for the Courtyard

9"Then make the courtyard for the Tabernacle, enclosed with curtains made of finely woven linen. On the south side, make the curtains 150 feet long.H6213H2691H4908H5045H6285H8486H7050H2691H7806H8336H3967H520H753H259H6285 10They will be held up by twenty posts set securely in twenty bronze bases. Hang the curtains with silver hooks and rings.H6242H5982H6242H134H5178H2053H5982H2838H3701 11Make the curtains the same on the north side—150 feet of curtains held up by twenty posts set securely in bronze bases. Hang the curtains with silver hooks and rings.H6828H6285H753H7050H3967H753H6242H5982H6242H134H5178H2053H5982H2838H3701 12The curtains on the west end of the courtyard will be 75 feet long, supported by ten posts set into ten bases.H7341H2691H3220H6285H7050H2572H520H5982H6235H134H6235 13The east end of the courtyard, the front, will also be 75 feet long.H7341H2691H6924H6285H4217H2572H520 14The courtyard entrance will be on the east end, flanked by two curtains. The curtain on the right side will be 22 1/2 feet long, supported by three posts set into three bases.H7050H3802H2568H6240H520H5982H7969H134H7969 15The curtain on the left side will also be 22 1/2 feet long, supported by three posts set into three bases.H8145H3802H7050H2568H6240H5982H7969H134H7969 16"For the entrance to the courtyard, make a curtain that is 30 feet long. Make it from finely woven linen, and decorate it with beautiful embroidery in blue, purple, and scarlet thread. Support it with four posts, each securely set in its own base.H8179H2691H4539H6242H520H8504H713H8144H8438H7806H8336H7551H4639H5982H702H134H702 17All the posts around the courtyard must have silver rings and hooks and bronze bases.H5982H5439H2691H2836H3701H2053H3701H134H5178 18So the entire courtyard will be 150 feet long and 75 feet wide, with curtain walls 7 1/2 feet high, made from finely woven linen. The bases for the posts will be made of bronze.H753H2691H3967H520H7341H2572H2572H6967H2568H520H7806H8336H134H5178 19"All the articles used in the rituals of the Tabernacle, including all the tent pegs used to support the Tabernacle and the courtyard curtains, must be made of bronze.H3627H4908H5656H3489H3489H2691H5178

Light for the Tabernacle

20"Command the people of Israel to bring you pure oil of pressed olives for the light, to keep the lamps burning continually.H6680H1121H3478H3947H2134H8081H2132H3795H3974H5216H5927H8548 21The lampstand will stand in the Tabernacle, in front of the inner curtain that shields the Ark of the Covenant. Aaron and his sons must keep the lamps burning in the LORD's presence all night. This is a permanent law for the people of Israel, and it must be observed from generation to generation.H168H4150H2351H6532H5715H175H1121H6186H6153H1242H6440H3068H2708H5769H1755H1121H3478


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