- Bezalel made the ark of acacia wood, two and a half cubits long, one and a half cubits wide, and one and a half cubits high.
- The inside and outside were plated with gold, and a molding of gold was put around it.
- Four gold rings were cast and put on its four supports, two rings for one side and two for the opposite side.
- Poles of acacia wood were made and plated with gold;
- these were put through the rings on the sides of the ark, for carrying it.
- The propitiatory was made of pure gold, two and a half cubits long and one and a half cubits wide.
- Two cherubim of beaten gold were made for the two ends of the propitiatory,
- one cherub fastened at one end, the other at the other end, springing directly from the propitiatory at its two ends.
- The cherubim had their wings spread out above, covering the propitiatory with them. They were turned toward each other, but with their faces looking toward the propitiatory.
- The table was made of acacia wood, two cubits long, one cubit wide, and one and a half cubits high.
- It was plated with pure gold, and a molding of gold was put around it.
- A frame a handbreadth high was also put around it, with a molding of gold around the frame.
- Four rings of gold were cast for it and fastened, one at each of the four corners.
- The rings were alongside the frame as holders for the poles to carry the table.
- These poles were made of acacia wood and plated with gold.
- The vessels that were set on the table, its plates and cups, as well as its pitchers and bowls for pouring libations, were of pure gold.
- The lampstand was made of pure beaten gold--its shaft and branches as well as its cups and knobs and petals springing directly from it.
- Six branches extended from its sides, three branches on one side and three on the other.
- On one branch there were three cups, shaped like almond blossoms, each with its knob and petals; on the opposite branch there were three cups, shaped like almond blossoms, each with its knob and petals; and so for the six branches that extended from the lampstand.
- On the shaft there were four cups, shaped like almond blossoms, with their knobs and petals,
- including a knob below each of the three pairs of branches that extended from the lampstand.
- The knobs and branches sprang so directly from it that the whole formed but a single piece of pure beaten gold.
- Its seven lamps, as well as its trimming shears and trays, were made of pure gold.
- A talent of pure gold was used for the lampstand and its various appurtenances.
- The altar of incense was made of acacia wood, on a square, a cubit long, a cubit wide, and two cubits high, having horns that sprang directly from it.
- Its grate on top, its walls on all four sides, and its horns were plated with pure gold; and a molding of gold was put around it.
- Underneath the molding gold rings were placed, two on one side and two on the opposite side, as holders for the poles to carry it.
- The poles, too, were made of acacia wood and plated with gold.
- The sacred anointing oil and the fragrant incense were prepared in their pure form by a perfumer.
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