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Exodus 40 :: New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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The Tabernacle Erected

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 40:1 - Then the LORD spoke to Moses, saying,

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 40:2 - “On the first day of the first month you shall set up the [fn]tabernacle of the tent of meeting.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 40:3 - “You shall place the ark of the testimony there, and you shall screen the ark with the veil.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 40:4 - “You shall bring in the table and [fn]arrange what belongs on it; and you shall bring in the lampstand and [fn]mount its lamps.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 40:5 - “Moreover, you shall set the gold altar of incense before the ark of the testimony, and set up the veil for the doorway to the tabernacle.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 40:6 - “You shall set the altar of burnt offering in front of the doorway of the tabernacle of the tent of meeting.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 40:7 - “You shall set the laver between the tent of meeting and the altar and put water [fn]in it.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 40:8 - “You shall set up the court all around and [fn]hang up the veil for the gateway of the court.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 40:9 - “Then you shall take the anointing oil and anoint the tabernacle and all that is in it, and shall consecrate it and all its [fn]furnishings; and it shall be holy.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 40:10 - “You shall anoint the altar of burnt offering and all its utensils, and consecrate the altar, and the altar shall be most holy.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 40:11 - “You shall anoint the laver and its stand, and consecrate it.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 40:12 - “Then you shall bring Aaron and his sons to the doorway of the tent of meeting and wash them with water.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 40:13 - “You shall put the holy garments on Aaron and anoint him and consecrate him, that he may minister as a priest to Me.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 40:14 - “You shall bring his sons and put tunics on them;

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 40:15 - and you shall anoint them even as you have anointed their father, that they may minister as priests to Me; and their anointing will [fn]qualify them for a perpetual priesthood throughout their generations.”

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 40:16 - Thus Moses did; according to all that the LORD had commanded him, so he did.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 40:17 - Now in the first month [fn]of the second year, on the first day of the month, the [fn]tabernacle was erected.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 40:18 - Moses erected the tabernacle and [fn]laid its [fn]sockets, and set up its boards, and [fn]inserted its bars and erected its pillars.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 40:19 - He spread the tent over the tabernacle and put the covering of the tent [fn]on top of it, just as the LORD had commanded Moses.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 40:20 - Then he took the testimony and put it into the ark, and [fn]attached the poles to the ark, and put the [fn]mercy seat [fn]on top of the ark.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 40:21 - He brought the ark into the tabernacle, and set up a veil for the screen, and screened off the ark of the testimony, just as the LORD had commanded Moses.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 40:22 - Then he put the table in the tent of meeting on the north side of the tabernacle, outside the veil.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 40:23 - He set the arrangement of bread in order on it before the LORD, just as the LORD had commanded Moses.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 40:24 - Then he placed the lampstand in the tent of meeting, opposite the table, on the south side of the tabernacle.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 40:25 - He lighted the lamps before the LORD, just as the LORD had commanded Moses.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 40:26 - Then he placed the gold altar in the tent of meeting in front of the veil;

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 40:27 - and he burned fragrant incense on it, just as the LORD had commanded Moses.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 40:28 - Then he set up the [fn]veil for the doorway of the tabernacle.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 40:29 - He set the altar of burnt offering before the doorway of the tabernacle of the tent of meeting, and offered on it the burnt offering and the meal offering, just as the LORD had commanded Moses.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 40:30 - He placed the laver between the tent of meeting and the altar and put water in it for washing.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 40:31 - From it Moses and Aaron and his sons washed their hands and their feet.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 40:32 - When they entered the tent of meeting, and when they approached the altar, they washed, just as the LORD had commanded Moses.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 40:33 - He erected the court all around the [fn]tabernacle and the altar, and [fn]hung up the veil for the gateway of the court. Thus Moses finished the work.

The Glory of the LORD

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 40:34 - Then the cloud covered the tent of meeting, and the glory of the LORD filled the tabernacle.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 40:35 - Moses was not able to enter the tent of meeting because the cloud had settled on it, and the glory of the LORD filled the tabernacle.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 40:36 - Throughout all their journeys whenever the cloud was taken up from over the tabernacle, the sons of Israel would set out;

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 40:37 - but if the cloud was not taken up, then they did not set out until the day when it was taken up.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 40:38 - For throughout all their journeys, the cloud of the LORD was on the tabernacle by day, and there was fire in it by night, in the sight of all the house of Israel.
NASB Footnotes
Literally: dwelling place
Literally: arrange its arrangement
Or, light
Literally: there
Literally: put the screen
Or, utensils
Literally: be for them
Literally: in
Literally: dwelling place
Literally: put
Or, bases
Literally: over it above
Literally: set
Literally: propitiatory
Literally: over the ark above
Or, screen
Or, dwelling place
Literally: put the screen
NASB

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