Exodus 26
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The Ten Curtains for the Tabernacle
(Exodus 36:8–13)

1Afterwarde thou shalt make the Tabernacle with tenne curtaines of fine twined linen, and blewe silke, and purple, and skarlet: and in them thou shalt make Cherubims of broydered worke. 2The length of one curtaine shalbe eight and twentie cubites, and the bredth of one curtaine, foure cubites: euery one of the curtaines shall haue one measure. 3Fiue curtaines shalbe coupled one to an other: and the other fiue curtaines shall be coupled one to another. 4And thou shalt make stringes of blew silke vpon the edge of the one curtaine, which is in the seluedge of the coupling: and likewise shalt thou make in the edge of the other curtaine in the seluedge, in the second coupling. 5Fiftie strings shalt thou make in one curtaine, and fiftie stringes shalt thou make in the edge of the curtaine, which is in the second coupling: ye stringes shalbe one right against another. 6Thou shalt make also fiftie taches of gold, and couple the curtaines one to another with the taches, and it shalbe one tabernacle.

The Eleven Curtains of Goat Hair
(Exodus 36:14–19)

7Also thou shalt make curtaines of goates heare, to be a couering vpon the Tabernacle: thou shalt make them to the number of eleuen curtaines. 8The length of a curtaine shall be thirtie cubites, and the breadth of a curtaine foure cubites: the eleuen curtaines shalbe of one measure. 9And thou shalt couple fiue curtaynes by themselues, and the sixe curtaines by themselues: but thou shalt double the sixt curtaine vpon the forefront of the couering. 10And thou shalt make fifty stringes in the edge of one curtayne, in the seluedge of the coupling, and fifty stringes in the edge of the other curtaine in the second coupling.

11Likewise thou shalt make fifty taches of brasse, & fasten them on the strings, & shalt couple the couering together, that it may be one. 12And the remnant that resteth in ye curtaines of the couering, euen the halfe curtaine that resteth, shalbe left at the backeside of the Tabernacle, 13That the cubite on the one side, & the cubite on the other side of that which is left in the legth of the curtaines of ye couering, may remaine on either side of the Tabernacle to couer it. 14Moreouer, for that couering thou shalt make a couering of rammes skinnes died red, and a couering of badgers skinnes aboue.

The Frames and Bases
(Exodus 36:20–34)

15Also thou shalt make boards for the Tabernacle of Shittim wood to stand vp. 16Ten cubites shalbe the length of a boarde, and a cubite and an halfe cubite the breadth of one boarde. 17Two tenons shalbe in one boarde set in order as the feete of a ladder, one against an other: thus shalt thou make for all the boardes of the Tabernacle. 18And thou shalt make boardes for the Tabernacle, euen twenty boardes on the South side, euen full South. 19And thou shalt make fourty sockets of siluer vnder the twentie boardes, two sockets vnder one boarde for his two tenons, and two sockets vnder an other boarde for his two tenons. 20In like maner on the other side of the Tabernacle towarde the North side shalbe twentie boardes, 21And their fourtie sockets of siluer, two sockets vnder one boarde, and two sockets vnder another board. 22And on the side of the Tabernacle, toward the West shalt thou make sixe boards. 23Also two boardes shalt thou make in the corners of the Tabernacle in the two sides. 24Also they shalbe ioyned beneath, & likewise they shalbe ioyned aboue to a ring: thus shal it be for them two: they shalbe for ye two corners. 25So they shalbe eight boardes hauing sockets of siluer, euen sixteene sockets, that is, two sockets vnder one board, and two sockets vnder an other boarde.

26The thou shalt make fiue barres of Shittim wood for the boardes of one side of the Tabernacle, 27And fiue barres for the boardes of the other side of the Tabernacle: also fiue barres for the boardes of the side of the Tabernacle toward the Westside. 28And the middle barre shall goe through the middes of the boards, from ende to ende. 29And thou shalt couer the boards with golde, and make their rings of golde, for places for the barres, & thou shalt couer the barres with golde. 30So thou shalt reare vp the Tabernacle, according to the facion thereof, which was shewed thee in the mount.

The Veil
(Exodus 36:35–36)

31Moreouer, thou shalt make a vaile of blewe silke, and purple, and skarlet, and fine twined linen: thou shalt make it of broydred worke with Cherubims. 32And thou shalt hang it vpo foure pillers of Shittim wood couered with gold, (whose hookes shalbe of gold) stading vpo foure sockets of siluer. 33Afterward thou shalt hang the vaile on the hookes, that thou mayest bring in thither, that is (within the vaile) the arke of the Testimonie: and the vaile shall make you a separation betweene the Holy place and the most holy place. 34Also thou shalt put ye Mercy seate vpon the Arke of the testimonie in the most Holy place. 35And thou shalt set the Table without the vaile, & the Candlesticke ouer against the Table on the Southside of the Tabernacle, and thou shalt set the Table on the Northside.

The Curtain for the Entrance
(Exodus 36:37–38)

36Also thou shalt make an hanging for the dore of ye Tabernacle of blew silke, & purple, & skarlet, & fine twined linen wrought with needle. 37And thou shalt make for the hanging fiue pillers of Shittim, and couer them with gold: their heads shalbe of golde, and thou shalt cast fiue sockets of brasse for them.

Geneva Bible of 1587

Section Headings Courtesy Berean Bible

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