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Exodus 30 :: Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

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The Altar of Incense

(Exo 37:25–28 )
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:1 - 'And thou hast made an altar for making perfume; of shittim wood thou dost make it;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:2 - a cubit its length, and a cubit its breadth, (it is square), and two cubits its height; its horns are of the same.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:3 - 'And thou hast overlaid it with pure gold, its top, and its sides round about, and its horns; and thou hast made to it a crown of gold round about;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:4 - and two rings of gold thou dost make to it under its crown; on its two ribs thou dost make them, on its two sides, and they have become places for staves, to bear it with them.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:5 - 'And thou hast made the staves of shittim wood, and hast overlaid them with gold;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:6 - and thou hast put it before the vail, which is by the ark of the testimony, before the mercy-seat which is over the testimony, whither I am met with thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:7 - 'And Aaron hath made perfume on it, perfume of spices, morning by morning; in his making the lamps right he doth perfume it,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:8 - and in Aaron's causing the lamps to go up between the evenings, he doth perfume it; a continual perfume before Jehovah to your generations.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:9 - 'Ye do not cause strange perfume to go up upon it, and burnt-offering, and present, and libation ye do not pour out on it;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:10 - and Aaron hath made atonement on its horns, once in a year, by the blood of the sin-offering of atonements; once in a year doth he make atonement for it, to your generations; it is most holy to Jehovah.'
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:11 - And Jehovah speaketh unto Moses, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:12 - 'When thou takest up the sum of the sons of Israel for their numbers, then they have given each an atonement for his soul to Jehovah in their being numbered, and there is no plague among them in their being numbered.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:13 - 'This they do give, every one passing over unto those numbered, half a shekel, by the shekel of the sanctuary (the shekel is twenty gerahs); half a shekel is the heave-offering to Jehovah;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:14 - every one passing over unto those numbered, from a son of twenty years and upwards, doth give the heave-offering of Jehovah;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:15 - the rich doth not multiply, and the poor doth not diminish from the half-shekel, to give the heave-offering of Jehovah, to make atonement for your souls.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:16 - 'And thou hast taken the atonement-money from the sons of Israel, and hast given it for the service of the tent of meeting; and it hath been to the sons of Israel for a memorial before Jehovah, to make atonement for your souls.'
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:17 - And Jehovah speaketh unto Moses, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:18 - 'And thou hast made a laver of brass (and its base of brass), for washing; and thou hast put it between the tent of meeting and the altar, and hast put water there;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:19 - and Aaron and his sons have washed at it their hands and their feet,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:20 - in their going in unto the tent of meeting they wash with water, and die not; or in their drawing nigh unto the altar to minister, to perfume a fire-offering to Jehovah,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:21 - then they have washed their hands and their feet, and they die not, and it hath been to them a statute age-during, to him and to his seed to their generations.'

The Anointing Oil

(Exo 37:29 )
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:22 - And Jehovah speaketh unto Moses, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:23 - 'And thou, take to thyself principal spices, wild honey five hundred shekels; and spice-cinnamon, the half of that, two hundred and fifty; and spice-cane two hundred and fifty;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:24 - and cassia five hundred, by the shekel of the sanctuary, and olive oil a hin;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:25 - and thou hast made it a holy anointing oil, a compound mixture, work of a compounder; it is a holy anointing oil.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:26 - 'And thou hast anointed with it the tent of meeting, and the ark of the testimony,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:27 - and the table and all its vessels, and the candlestick and its vessels, and the altar of perfume,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:28 - and the altar of burnt-offering and all its vessels, and the laver and its base;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:29 - and thou hast sanctified them, and they have been most holy; all that is coming against them is holy;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:30 - and Aaron and his sons thou dost anoint, and hast sanctified them for being priests to Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:31 - 'And unto the sons of Israel thou dost speak, saying, A holy anointing oil is this to Me, to your generations;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:32 - on flesh of man it is not poured, and with its proper proportion ye make none like it; it is holy; it is holy to you;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:33 - a man who compoundeth any like it, or who putteth of it on a stranger -- hath even been cut off from his people.'

The Incense

(Exo 37:29 )
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:34 - And Jehovah saith unto Moses, 'Take to thee spices, stacte, and onycha, and galbanum, spices and pure frankincense; they are part for part;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:35 - and thou hast made it a perfume, a compound, work of a compounder, salted, pure, holy;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:36 - and thou hast beaten some of it small, and hast put of it before the testimony, in the tent of meeting, whither I am met with thee; most holy it is to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:37 - 'As to the perfume which thou makest, with its proper proportion ye do not make to yourselves, holy it is to thee to Jehovah;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:38 - a man who maketh any like it -- to be refreshed by it -- hath even been cut off from his people.'

The Young's Literal Translation was translated by Robert Young, who believed in a strictly literal translation of God's word. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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