Exodus 25:1-40, NLT
Offerings for the Tabernacle
1The Lord said to Moses,
gold, silver, and bronze;
4blue, purple, and scarlet thread;
fine linen and goat hair for cloth;
5tanned ram skins and fine goatskin leather;
6olive oil for the lamps;
spices for the anointing oil and the fragrant incense;
7onyx stones, and other gemstones to be set in the ephod and the priest’s chestpiece.
8“Have the people of Israel build me a holy sanctuary so I can live among them.
Plans for the Ark of the Covenant
10“Have the people make an Ark of acacia wood—a sacred chest 45 inches long, 27 inches wide, and 27 inches high.*25:10 Hebrew 2.5 cubits [115 centimeters] long, 1.5 cubits [69 centimeters] wide, and 1.5 cubits high.
17“Then make the Ark’s cover—the place of atonement—from pure gold. It must be 45 inches long and 27 inches wide.*25:17 Hebrew 2.5 cubits [115 centimeters] long and 1.5 cubits [69 centimeters] wide.
Plans for the Table
23“Then make a table of acacia wood, 36 inches long, 18 inches wide, and 27 inches high.*25:23 Hebrew 2 cubits [92 centimeters] long, 1 cubit [46 centimeters] wide, and 1.5 cubits [69 centimeters] high.
Plans for the Lampstand
31“Make a lampstand of pure, hammered gold. Make the entire lampstand and its decorations of one piece—the base, center stem, lamp cups, buds, and petals.
40“Be sure that you make everything according to the pattern I have shown you here on the mountain.