Exodus 40
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1Then the LORD spoke to Moses, saying,1The LORD spoke to Moses, saying,
2"On the first day of the first month you shall set up the tabernacle of the tent of meeting.2“On the first day of the first month you shall erect the tabernacle of the tent of meeting.
3"You shall place the ark of the testimony there, and you shall screen the ark with the veil.3And you shall put in it the ark of the testimony, and you shall screen the ark with the veil.
4"You shall bring in the table and arrange what belongs on it; and you shall bring in the lampstand and mount its lamps.4And you shall bring in the table and arrange it, and you shall bring in the lampstand and set up its lamps.
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.5And you shall put the golden altar for incense before the ark of the testimony, and set up the screen for the door of the tabernacle.
6"You shall set the altar of burnt offering in front of the doorway of the tabernacle of the tent of meeting.6You shall set the altar of burnt offering before the door of the tabernacle of the tent of meeting,
7"You shall set the laver between the tent of meeting and the altar and put water in it.7and place the basin between the tent of meeting and the altar, and put water in it.
8"You shall set up the court all around and hang up the veil for the gateway of the court.8And you shall set up the court all around, and hang up the screen for the gate of the court.
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 furnishings; and it shall be holy.9“Then you shall take the anointing oil and anoint the tabernacle and all that is in it, and consecrate it and all its furniture, so that it may become holy.
10"You shall anoint the altar of burnt offering and all its utensils, and consecrate the altar, and the altar shall be most holy.10You shall also anoint the altar of burnt offering and all its utensils, and consecrate the altar, so that the altar may become most holy.
11"You shall anoint the laver and its stand, and consecrate it.11You shall also anoint the basin and its stand, and consecrate it.
12"Then you shall bring Aaron and his sons to the doorway of the tent of meeting and wash them with water.12Then you shall bring Aaron and his sons to the entrance of the tent of meeting and shall wash them with water
13"You shall put the holy garments on Aaron and anoint him and consecrate him, that he may minister as a priest to Me.13and put on Aaron the holy garments. And you shall anoint him and consecrate him, that he may serve me as priest.
14"You shall bring his sons and put tunics on them;14You shall bring his sons also and put coats on them,
15and you shall anoint them even as you have anointed their father, that they may minister as priests to Me; and their anointing will qualify them for a perpetual priesthood throughout their generations."15and anoint them, as you anointed their father, that they may serve me as priests. And their anointing shall admit them to a perpetual priesthood throughout their generations.”
16Thus Moses did; according to all that the LORD had commanded him, so he did.16This Moses did; according to all that the LORD commanded him, so he did.
17Now in the first month of the second year, on the first day of the month, the tabernacle was erected.17In the first month in the second year, on the first day of the month, the tabernacle was erected.
18Moses erected the tabernacle and laid its sockets, and set up its boards, and inserted its bars and erected its pillars.18Moses erected the tabernacle. He laid its bases, and set up its frames, and put in its poles, and raised up its pillars.
19He spread the tent over the tabernacle and put the covering of the tent on top of it, just as the LORD had commanded Moses.19And he spread the tent over the tabernacle and put the covering of the tent over it, as the LORD had commanded Moses.
20Then he took the testimony and put it into the ark, and attached the poles to the ark, and put the mercy seat on top of the ark.20He took the testimony and put it into the ark, and put the poles on the ark and set the mercy seat above on the ark.
21He 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.21And he brought the ark into the tabernacle and set up the veil of the screen, and screened the ark of the testimony, as the LORD had commanded Moses.
22Then he put the table in the tent of meeting on the north side of the tabernacle, outside the veil.22He put the table in the tent of meeting, on the north side of the tabernacle, outside the veil,
23He set the arrangement of bread in order on it before the LORD, just as the LORD had commanded Moses.23and arranged the bread on it before the LORD, as the LORD had commanded Moses.
24Then he placed the lampstand in the tent of meeting, opposite the table, on the south side of the tabernacle.24He put the lampstand in the tent of meeting, opposite the table on the south side of the tabernacle,
25He lighted the lamps before the LORD, just as the LORD had commanded Moses.25and set up the lamps before the LORD, as the LORD had commanded Moses.
26Then he placed the gold altar in the tent of meeting in front of the veil;26He put the golden altar in the tent of meeting before the veil,
27and he burned fragrant incense on it, just as the LORD had commanded Moses.27and burned fragrant incense on it, as the LORD had commanded Moses.
28Then he set up the veil for the doorway of the tabernacle.28He put in place the screen for the door of the tabernacle.
29He 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.29And he set the altar of burnt offering at the entrance of the tabernacle of the tent of meeting, and offered on it the burnt offering and the grain offering, as the LORD had commanded Moses.
30He placed the laver between the tent of meeting and the altar and put water in it for washing.30He set the basin between the tent of meeting and the altar, and put water in it for washing,
31From it Moses and Aaron and his sons washed their hands and their feet.31with which Moses and Aaron and his sons washed their hands and their feet.
32When they entered the tent of meeting, and when they approached the altar, they washed, just as the LORD had commanded Moses.32When they went into the tent of meeting, and when they approached the altar, they washed, as the LORD commanded Moses.
33He erected the court all around the tabernacle and the altar, and hung up the veil for the gateway of the court. Thus Moses finished the work.33And he erected the court around the tabernacle and the altar, and set up the screen of the gate of the court. So Moses finished the work.
34Then the cloud covered the tent of meeting, and the glory of the LORD filled the tabernacle.34Then the cloud covered the tent of meeting, and the glory of the LORD filled the tabernacle.
35Moses 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.35And Moses was not able to enter the tent of meeting because the cloud settled on it, and the glory of the LORD filled the tabernacle.
36Throughout all their journeys whenever the cloud was taken up from over the tabernacle, the sons of Israel would set out;36Throughout all their journeys, whenever the cloud was taken up from over the tabernacle, the people of Israel would set out.
37but if the cloud was not taken up, then they did not set out until the day when it was taken up.37But if the cloud was not taken up, then they did not set out till the day that it was taken up.
38For 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.38For the cloud of the LORD was on the tabernacle by day, and fire was in it by night, in the sight of all the house of Israel throughout all their journeys.
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