Exodus Chapter 38
(Original 1611 KJV Bible)
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1 The Altar of burnt offerings. 8 The Lauer of brasse. 9 The Court. 21 The summe of that the people offered.
And he made the Altar of burnt offring of Shittim wood: fiue cubits was the length thereof, and fiue cubits the breadth thereof: it was foure square, and three cubits the height thereof.1
And hee made the hornes thereof on the foure corners of it: the hornes thereof were of the same, and he ouerlayed it with brasse.
And he made all the vessels of the Altar, the pots and the shouels, and the basons, and the fleshhookes, and the firepannes: all the vessels thereof made he of brasse.
And he made for the Altar a brasen grate of networke, vnder the compasse thereof, beneath vnto the midst of it.
And hee cast foure rings for the foure ends of the grate of brasse, to bee places for the staues.
And he made the staues of Shittim wood, and ouerlayed them with brasse.
And hee put the staues into the rings on the sides of the Altar, to beare it withall; hee made the Altar hollow with boards.
¶ And hee made the Lauer of brasse, and the foot of it of brasse, of the looking glasses of the women assembling, which assembled at the doore of the Tabernacle of the Congregation.8
¶ And he made the Court: on the Southside Southward, the hangings of the Court were of fine twined linnen, a hundred cubits.
Court, and summe of the offerings.
Their pillars were twenty, and their brasen sockets twentie: the hooks of the pillars, and their fillets were of siluer.
And for the North side, the hangings were an hundred cubites, their pillars were twentie, and their sockets of brasse twentie: the hoopes of the pillars, and their fillets of siluer.
And for the West side were hangings of fiftie cubites, their pillars ten, and their sockets ten: the hookes of the pillars, and their fillets of siluer.
And for the East side Eastward fiftie cubites.
The hangings of the one side of the gate were fifteene cubites, their pillars three, and their sockets three.
And for the other side of the court gate on this hand and that hand were hangings of fifteene cubites, their pillars three, and their sockets three.
All the hangings of the court round about, were of fine twined linnen.
And the sockets for the pillars were of brasse, the hookes of the pillars, and their fillets of siluer, and the ouerlaying of their chapiters of siluer, and all the pillars of the court were filleted with siluer.
And the hanging for the gate of the Court was needle worke, of blew, and purple, and scarlet, and fine twined linnen: and twentie cubites was the length, and the height in the breadth was fiue cubites, answerable to the hangings of the Court.
And their pillars were foure, and their sockets of brasse foure, their hookes of siluer, and the ouerlaying of their chapiters, & their fillets of siluer.
And all the pinnes of the Tabernacle, and of the court round about, were of brasse.20
¶ This is the summe of the Tabernacle, euen of the Tabernacle of Testimonie, as it was counted, according to the commaundement of Moses, for the seruice of the Leuites, by the hand of Ithamar, son to Aaron the Priest.
And Bezaleel the sonne of Uri, the sonne of Hur, of the tribe of Iudah, made all that the Lord commanded Moses.
And with him was Aholiab, sonne of Ahisamach, of the tribe of Dan, an engrauer, and a cunning workeman, and an embroiderer in blew, and in purple, and in scarlet, and fine linnen.
Court, and summe of the offerings.
All the gold that was occupied for the worke in all the worke of the holy place, euen the gold of the offring, was twentie and nine talents, and seuen hundred and thirtie shekels, after the shekel of the Sanctuary.
And the siluer of them that were numbred of the Congregation, was an hundred talents, and a thousand, seuen hundred and threescore and fifteene shekels, after the shekel of the Sanctuary.
A Bekah for euery man, that is, halfe a shekel, after the shekel of the Sanctuary, for euery one that went to be numbred, from twentie yeeres olde and vpward, for sixe hundred thousand, and three thousand, and fiue hundred, and fiftie men.26
And of the hundred talents of siluer, were cast the sockets of the Sanctuary, and the sockets of the vaile: an hundred sockets of the hundred talents, a talent for a socket.
And of the thousand, seuen hundred, seuentie and fiue shekels, he made hookes for the pillars, and ouerlaide their chapiters, and filleted them.
And the brasse of the offring was seuentie talents, and two thousand and foure hundred shekels.
And therewith he made the sockets to the doore of the Tabernacle of the Congregation, and the brasen Altar, and the brasen grate for it, and all the vessels of the Altar,
And the sockets of the court round about, and the sockets of the court gate, and all the pinnes of the Tabernacle, and all the pinnes of the court round about.
Exodus Chapter 38 Sidenote References (from Original 1611 KJV Bible):
1 Chap.27. 1.
8 Or, brasen glasses. , Hebr. Assembling by troupes.
20 Chap.27. 19.
26 Heb. a poll.
* Courtesy of Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Pennsylvania