Exodus 27

The Bronze Altar

1 "You shall make a an altar of acacia wood, five cubits long and five cubits wide - the altar shall be square - and its height shall be three cubits. 2 "You shall make its horns on its four corners; its horns shall be of one piece with it. And you shall overlay it with bronze. 3 "Also you shall make its pans to receive its ashes, and its shovels and its basins and its forks and its firepans; you shall make all its utensils of bronze. 4 "You shall make a grate for it, a network of bronze; and on the network you shall make four bronze rings at its four corners. 5 "You shall put it under the rim of the altar beneath, that the network may be midway up the altar. 6 "And you shall make poles for the altar, poles of acacia wood, and overlay them with bronze. 7 "The poles shall be put in the rings, and the poles shall be on the two sides of the altar to bear it. 8 "You shall make it hollow with boards; b as it was shown you on the mountain, so shall they make it.

The Court of the Tabernacle

9 c "You shall also make the court of the tabernacle. For the south side there shall be hangings for the court made of fine woven linen, one hundred cubits long for one side. 10 "And its twenty pillars and their twenty sockets shall be bronze. The hooks of the pillars and their bands shall be silver. 11 "Likewise along the length of the north side there shall be hangings one hundred cubits long, with its twenty pillars and their twenty sockets of bronze, and the hooks of the pillars and their bands of silver. 12 "And along the width of the court on the west side shall be hangings of fifty cubits, with their ten pillars and their ten sockets. 13 "The width of the court on the east side shall be fifty cubits. 14 "The hangings on one side of the gate shall be fifteen cubits, with their three pillars and their three sockets. 15 "And on the other side shall be hangings of fifteen cubits, with their three pillars and their three sockets. 16 "For the gate of the court there shall be a screen twenty cubits long, woven of blue, purple, and scarlet thread, and fine woven linen, made by a weaver. It shall have four pillars and four sockets. 17 "All the pillars around the court shall have bands of silver; their d hooks shall be of silver and their sockets of bronze. 18 "The length of the court shall be one hundred cubits, the width fifty throughout, and the height five cubits, made of fine woven linen, and its sockets of bronze. 19 "All the utensils of the tabernacle for all its service, all its pegs, and all the pegs of the court, shall be of bronze.

Oil for the Lamp

20 "And e you shall command the children of Israel that they bring you pure oil of pressed olives for the light, to cause the lamp to 1 burn continually. 21 "In the tabernacle of meeting, f outside the veil which is before the Testimony, g Aaron and his sons shall tend it from evening until morning before the LORD. h It shall be a statute forever to their generations on behalf of the children of Israel.

  1. Cross References
    Exodus 38:1
    He made the altar of burnt offering of acacia wood; five cubits was its length and five cubits its width - it was square - and its height was three cubits.
    Ezekiel 43:13
    These are the measurements of the altar in cubits (the cubit is one cubit and a handbreadth): the base one cubit high and one cubit wide, with a rim all around its edge of one span. This is the height of the altar:
  2. Cross References
    Exodus 25:40
    And see to it that you make them according to the pattern which was shown you on the mountain.
    Exodus 26:30
    And you shall raise up the tabernacle according to its pattern which you were shown on the mountain.
    Acts 7:44
    Our fathers had the tabernacle of witness in the wilderness, as He appointed, instructing Moses to make it according to the pattern that he had seen.
    Hebrews 8:5
    Who serve the copy and shadow of the heavenly things, as Moses was divinely instructed when he was about to make the tabernacle. For He said, "See that you make all things according to the pattern shown you on the mountain.
  3. Cross References
    Exodus 38:9 - 20
    Then he made the court on the south side; the hangings of the court were of fine woven linen, one hundred cubits long.
  4. Cross References
    Exodus 38:19
    And there were four pillars with their four sockets of bronze; their hooks were silver, and the overlay of their capitals and their bands was silver.
  5. Cross References
    Exodus 35:8
    Oil for the light, and spices for the anointing oil and for the sweet incense.
    Exodus 35:28
    And spices and oil for the light, for the anointing oil, and for the sweet incense.
    Leviticus 24:1 - 4
    Then the LORD spoke to Moses, saying:
  6. Cross References
    Exodus 26:31
    You shall make a veil woven of blue, purple, and scarlet thread, and fine woven linen. It shall be woven with an artistic design of cherubim.
    Exodus 26:33
    And you shall hang the veil from the clasps. Then you shall bring the ark of the Testimony in there, behind the veil. The veil shall be a divider for you between the holy place and the Most Holy.
  7. Cross References
    Exodus 30:8
    And when Aaron lights the lamps at twilight, he shall burn incense on it, a perpetual incense before the LORD throughout your generations.
    1 Samuel 3:3
    And before the lamp of God went out in the tabernacle of the LORD where the ark of God was, and while Samuel was lying down.
    2 Chronicles 13:11
    And they burn to the LORD every morning and every evening burnt sacrifices and sweet incense; they also set the showbread in order on the pure gold table, and the lampstand of gold with its lamps to burn every evening; for we keep the command of the LORD our God, but you have forsaken Him.
  8. Cross References
    Exodus 28:43
    They shall be on Aaron and on his sons when the...
    Exodus 29:9
    And you shall gird them with sashes, Aaron and ...
    Leviticus 3:17
    ' This shall be a perpetual statute throughout ...
    Leviticus 16:34
    This shall be an everlasting statute for you, t...
    Numbers 18:23
    But the Levites shall perform the work of the t...
    Numbers 19:21
    It shall be a perpetual statute for them. He wh...
    1 Samuel 30:25
    So it was, from that day forward; he made it a ...
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