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Shmt 25:1 (i)
Then YHWH spoke to Mosheh, saying:
Shmt 25:2 "Speak to the Benai Yisrael, that they bring Me a Contribution. From everyone who gives it willingly with his heart you shall raise My Contribution.
Shmt 25:3 And this is the Contribution which you shall take from them: gold, silver, and bronze;
Shmt 25:4 blue, purple, and scarlet thread, fine linen, and goats' hair;
Shmt 25:5 ram skins dyed red, badger skins, and shitim (Acacia) atzei (wood);
Shmt 25:6 Shemin (oil) for the light, and spices for the anointing oil and for the sweet incense;
Shmt 25:7 onyx stones, and stones to be set in the ephod and in the breastplate.
ועשׂו לי מקדשׁ ושׁכנתי בתוכם׃
Ve'asu li mikdash veshachanti betocham.
And let them make me a sanctuary, that I may dwell in their midst.
25:9 ככל אשׁר אני מראה אותך את תבנית המשׁכן ואת תבנית כל־כליו וכן תעשׂו׃
Kechol asher Ani mar'eh otcha et tavnit haMishkan ve'et tavnit kol-kelav vechen ta'asu.
Exactly as I show you....you concerning the pattern of the tabernacle, and of all its furniture, so you shall make it.
The Ark of the Covenant 25:10- 16
Shmt 25:10 "And they shall make an Ark of shitim (Acacia) atzei (wood); two and a half cubits shall be its length, a cubit and a half its width, and a cubit and a half its height.
Shmt 25:11 And you shall overlay it with pure gold, inside and out you shall overlay it, and shall make on it a molding of gold all around.
Shmt 25:12 You shall cast four rings of gold for it, and put them in its four corners; two rings shall be on one side, and two rings on the other side.
Shmt 25:13 And you shall make poles of shitim (Acacia) atzei (wood), and overlay them with gold.
Shmt 25:14 You shall put the poles into the rings on the sides of the Ark, that the Ark may be carried by them.
Shmt 25:15 The poles shall be in the rings of the Ark; they shall not be taken from it.
Shmt 25:16 And you shall put into the Ark the Testimony which I will give you.
Shmt 25:17 (ii)
"You shall make a Kaporet (Mercy Seat) of pure gold; two and a half cubits shall be its length and a cubit and a half its width.
The Kaporet (Mercy Seat) Kapporet (25:17 -22)
Shmt 25:18 And you shall make two Keruvim of gold; of hammered work you shall make them at the two ends of the Kaporet (Mercy Seat).
Shmt 25:19 Make one Keruv at one end, and the other Keruv at the other end; you shall make the Keruvim at the two ends of it of one piece with the Kaporet (Mercy Seat).
Shmt 25:20 And the Keruvim shall stretch out their wings above, covering the Kaporet (Mercy Seat) with their wings, and they shall face one another; the faces of the Keruvim shall be toward the Kaporet (Mercy Seat).
Shmt 25:21 You shall put the Kaporet (Mercy Seat) on top of the Ark, and in the Ark you shall put the Testimony that I will give you.
Shmt 25:22 And there I will meet with you, and I will speak with you from above the Kaporet (Mercy Seat), from between the two Keruvim which are on the Ark of the Testimony, about everything which I will give you in commandment to the Benai Yisrael.
Shmt 25:23 "You shall also make a table of shitim (Acacia) atzei (wood); two cubits shall be its length, a cubit its width, and a cubit and a half its height.
Shmt 25:24 And you shall overlay it with pure gold, and make a molding of gold all around.
Shmt 25:25 You shall make for it a frame of a handbreadth all around, and you shall make a gold molding for the frame all around.
Shmt 25:26 And you shall make for it four rings of gold, and put the rings on the four corners that are at its four legs.
Shmt 25:27 The rings shall be close to the frame, as holders for the poles to bear the table.
Shmt 25:28 And you shall make the poles of shitim (Acacia) atzei (wood), and overlay them with gold, that the table may be carried with them.
Shmt 25:29 You shall make its dishes, its pans, its pitchers, and its bowls for pouring. You shall make them of pure gold.
Shmt 25:30 And you shall set the showbread on the table before Me always.
Shmt 25:31 (S:iii)
"You shall also make a Menorah of pure gold; the Menorah shall be of hammered work. Its shaft, its branches, its bowls, its ornamental knobs, and flowers shall be of one piece.
Shmt 25:32 And six branches shall come out of its sides: three branches of the Menorah out of one side, and three branches of the Menorah out of the other side.
Shmt 25:33 Three bowls shall be made like almond blossoms on one branch, with an ornamental knob and a flower, and three bowls made like almond blossoms on the other branch, with an ornamental knob and a flower—and so for the six branches that come out of the Menorah.
Shmt 25:34 On the Menorah itself four bowls shall be made like almond blossoms, each with its ornamental knob and flower.
Shmt 25:35 And there shall be a knob under the first two branches of the same, a knob under the second two branches of the same, and a knob under the third two branches of the same, according to the six branches that extend from the Menorah.
Shmt 25:36 Their knobs and their branches shall be of one piece; all of it shall be one hammered piece of pure gold.
Shmt 25:37 You shall make seven lamps for it, and they shall arrange its lamps so that they give light in front of it.
Shmt 25:38 And its wick-trimmers and their trays shall be of pure gold.
Shmt 25:39 It shall be made of a talent of pure gold, with all these utensils.
Shmt 25:40 And see to it that you make them according to the pattern which was shown you on the mountain.
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