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9Then went up Moses, and Aaron, Nadab, and Abihu, and seventy of the elders of Israel; 10and they saw the God of Israel; and there was under His feet the like of a paved work of sapphire stone, and the like of the very heaven for clearness. 11And upon the nobles of the children of Israel He laid not His hand; and they beheld God, and did eat and drink.

12And the Lord said unto Moses: 'Come up to Me into the mount and be there; and I will give thee the tables of stone, and the law and the commandment, which I have written, that thou mayest teach them.' 13And Moses rose up, and Joshua his minister; and Moses went up into the mount of God. 14And unto the elders he said: 'Tarry ye here for us, until we come back unto you; and, behold, Aaron and Hur are with you; whosoever hath a cause, let him come near unto them.' 15And Moses went up into the mount, and the cloud covered the mount. 16And the glory of the Lord abode upon mount Sinai, and the cloud covered it six days; and the seventh day He called unto Moses out of the midst of the cloud. 17And the appearance of the glory of the Lord was like devouring fire on the top of the mount in the eyes of the children of Israel. 18And Moses entered into the midst of the cloud, and went up into the mount; and Moses was in the mount forty days and forty nights.


25And the Lord spoke unto Moses, saying: 2'Speak unto the children of Israel, that they take for Me an offering; of every man whose heart maketh him willing ye shall take My offering. 3And this is the offering which ye shall take of them: gold, and silver, and brass; 4and blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine linen, and goats' hair; 5and rams' skins dyed red, and sealskins, and acacia-wood; 6oil for the light, spices for the anointing oil, and for the sweet incense; 7onyx stones, and stones to be set, for the ephod, and for the breastplate. 8And let them make Me a sanctuary, that I may dwell among them. 9According to all that I show thee, the pattern of the tabernacle, and the pattern of all the furniture thereof, even so shall ye make it.

10And they shall make an ark of acacia-wood: two cubits and a half shall be the length thereof, and a cubit and a half the breadth thereof, and a cubit and a half the height thereof. 11And thou shalt overlay it with pure gold, within and without shalt thou overlay it, and shalt make upon it a crown of gold round about. 12And thou shalt cast four rings of gold for it, and put them in the four feet thereof; and two rings shall be on the one side of it, and two rings on the other side of it. 13And thou shalt make staves of acacia-wood, and overlay them with gold. 14And thou shalt put the staves into the rings on the sides of the ark, wherewith to bear the ark. 15The staves shall be in the rings of the ark; they shall not be taken from it. 16And thou shalt put into the ark the testimony which I shall give thee. 17And thou shalt make an ark-cover of pure gold: two cubits and a half shall be the length thereof, and a cubit and a half the breadth thereof. 18And thou shalt make two cherubim of gold; of beaten work shalt thou make them, at the two ends of the ark-cover. 19And make one cherub at the one end, and one cherub at the other end; of one piece with the ark-cover shall