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Exodus 27 :: Legacy Standard Bible (LSB)

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The Bronze Altar

(Exo 38:1–7 )
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 27:1 -

“And you shall make the altar of acacia wood, five [fn]cubits long and five cubits wide; the altar shall be square, and its height shall be three cubits.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 27:2 - “You shall make its horns on its four corners; its horns shall be [fn]of the same piece, and you shall overlay it with [fn]bronze.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 27:3 - “You shall make its pots for removing its ashes, and its shovels and its bowls and its flesh hooks and its firepans; you shall make all its utensils of bronze.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 27:4 - “You shall make for it a grating, a network of bronze, and on the net you shall make four bronze rings [fn]at its four corners.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 27:5 - “You shall put it beneath, under the ledge of the altar, so that the net will reach halfway down the altar.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 27:6 - “You shall make poles for the altar, poles of acacia wood, and overlay them with bronze.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 27:7 - “Its poles shall be inserted into the rings, so that the poles shall be on the two sides of the altar when it is carried.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 27:8 - “You shall make it hollow with planks; as it was shown to you in the mountain, so they shall make it.

The Court of the Tabernacle

(Exo 38:9–20 )
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 27:9 -

“You shall make the court of the [fn]tabernacle. [fn]On the south side there shall be hangings for the court of fine twisted linen [fn]one hundred cubits long for one side;

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 27:10 - and its pillars shall be twenty, with their twenty bases of bronze; the hooks of the pillars and their [fn]bands shall be of silver.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 27:11 - “Likewise for the north side in length there shall be hangings one hundred cubits long, and its twenty pillars with their twenty bases of bronze; the hooks of the pillars and their bands shall be of silver.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 27:12 - For the width of the court on the west side shall be hangings of fifty cubits with their ten pillars and their ten bases.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 27:13 - “The width of the court on the east side toward the sunrise shall be fifty cubits.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 27:14 - “The hangings for the one [fn]side of the gate shall be [fn]fifteen cubits with their three pillars and their three bases.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 27:15 - “And for the [fn]other [fn]side shall be hangings of fifteen cubits with their three pillars and their three bases.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 27:16 - “And as for the gate of the court there shall be a screen of [fn]twenty cubits, of [fn]blue and purple and scarlet material and fine twisted linen, the work of a [fn]weaver, with their four pillars and their four bases.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 27:17 - “All the pillars around the court shall be furnished with silver bands with their hooks of silver and their bases of bronze.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 27:18 - “The 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 bases of bronze.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 27:19 - “All 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.
(Lev 24:1–4 )
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 27:20 -

“And you shall command the sons of Israel, that they bring you clear oil of beaten olives for the [fn]light, to make a lamp [fn]burn continually.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 27:21 - “In the tent of meeting, outside the veil which is before the testimony, Aaron and his sons shall keep it in order from evening to morning before Yahweh; it shall be a perpetual statute throughout their generations [fn]for the sons of Israel.
LSB Footnotes
A cubit was approx. 18 in. or 45 cm
Lit from itself
Or copper, so in ch
Lit on
Or dwelling place
Lit For the side of the Negev to the south
Approx. 150 ft. or 45 m
Or fillets, rings
Lit shoulder
Approx. 22.5 ft. or 6.75 m
Lit second
Lit shoulder
Approx. 30 ft. or 9 m
Or violet
A weaver in colors; lit variegator
Or luminary
Lit ascend
Lit from

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