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koop ander two branches of the TABLE OF SHEWBREAD. tim-wood, and overlay them withi same, according to the six brancbes

gold.

Thou shalt going out of it. Their knops and also make a table of shittim-wood: Exod. xxv, 23-28.

Exod. xxxvii, 25-28. And le their branches were of the same:

two cubits shall be the length made the incense altar of shittim. all of it was one beaten work of thereof, and a cubit the breadth wood:

the length of it was a cubit

, pure gold. And he made his seven thereof, and a cubit and a half the and the breadth of it a cubit, (it lamps, and his snuffers, and bis height thereof. And thou shalt was four-square,) and two cubits talent of pure gold made he it, make thereto a crown of gold thereof were of the same. And he and all the vessels thereof.

round about. And thou shalt overlaid it with pure gold, both Exod. xxxix, 37. The pare can make unto it a border of an hand- the top of it, and the sides theredlestick, with the lamps thereof, breadth round about, and thou of round about, and the horns arer soith the lamps to be set in shalt make a golden crown to the of it: also he made unto it a crown order, and all the vessels thereof, border thereof round about. And of gold round about. And be and the oil for light.

thou shalt make for it four rings made two rings of gold for it

of gold, and put the rings in the under the crown thereof, by the Num. Viil, 4. And this work of four corners that are on the four two corners of it, upon the two the candlestick was of beaten gold; feet thereof. Over against the sides thereof, to be places for the onto the shaft thereof, unto the border shall the rings be for places staves to bear it withal. And he flowers thereof, was beaten work of the staves to bear the table. made the staves of shittim-wood, according unto the pattern which And thou shalt make the staves and overlaid them with gold. the LORD bad showed Moses, 80 of shittim-wood, and overlay them he made the candlestick.

E.cod. x1, 5, 26. And thou shalt with gold, that the table may be set the altar of gold for the inborne with them

cense before the ark of the testiReo. 1, 12. And I turned to see the voice that spake with me.

Exod. xxvi, 35. And thou shalt mony, and put the hanging of the And, being turned, I saw seven set the table without the

vail, and door to the tabernacle. And be golden candlesticks.

the candlestick over against the put the golden altar in the tent of

table, on the side of the tabernacle the congregation before the vail. Reo. xi, 4. These are the two toward the south: and thou shalt olive-trees, and the two candle put the table on the north side.

THE HOLY OF HOLIES. sticks standing before the God of the earth. Exod. xxxvii, 10-15. And he

THE ARK. made the table of shittim-wood; THE OIL AND THE LIGHTING OF two cubits was the length thereof,

ITS FORM, SIZE, AND PLACE. and a cubit the breadth thereof, Exod. xxv, 10-15. And they THE LAMP.

and a cubit and a half the height shall make an ark of shittimExod. xxvii, 20, 21. And thou thereof. And he overlaid it with wood: two cubits and a half shall sbalt command the children of

pure gold, and made thereunto a be the length thereof, and a cubit Israel, that they bring thee pure crown of gold round about. Also and a half the breadth thereof, ofl-alive beaten for the light, to he made thereunto a border of an and a cubit and a half the height cause the lamp to burn always hand-breadth round about; and thereof. And thou shalt overlay In the tabernacle of the congrega- made a crown of gold for the it with pure gold, within and withtion without the vail, wbich is border thereof rouud about. And out shalt thou overlay it; and shalt before the testimony, Aaron and he cast for it four rings of gol make upon it a crown of gold his song shall order it from morn- and put the rings upon the four round about. And thou shalt cast ing to evening before the LORD. corners that were in the four feet four rings of gold for it, and put I shall be a statute for ever unto thereof. Over against the border them in the four corners thereof; their generations on the behalf of were the rings, the places for the and two rings shall be in the one Le children of Israel.

staves to bear the table. And he side of it, and two rings in the Exod. XXXV, 14. The candle- made the staves of shittim-wood, other side of it. And thou shalt stick also for the light, and his and overlaid them with gold, to make staves of shittim-wood, and furniture, and his lamps, with the bear the table.

overlay them with gold. And oll for the light.

thou shalt put the staves into the Exod. x1, 4, 24, 25. . And

ALTAR OF INCENSE.

rings by the sides of the ark, thou shalt bring in the candlestick,

that the ark may be borne with and light the lamps thereof. And Exod. xxx, 1-5. And thou shalt them. The staves shall be in the le put the candlestick in the tent make an altar to burn incense rings of the ark: they shall not be of the congregation, over against upon; of shittim-wood shalt thou

taken from it. the table, on the side of the taber make it. A cubit shall be the Exod. xxxvii, 1-5. And Bezaleel nacle southward. And he lighted length thereof, and a cubit the made the ark of shittim-wood; the lamps before the LORD; as the breadth thereof; (four-square shall two cubits and a half was the LORD commanded Moses.

it be,) and two cubits shall be the length of it, and a cubit and a half Num. viii, 2, 3. Speak anto belght thereof; the horns thereof the breadth of it, and a cubit and

And thou a half the height of it. And he Aaron, and say unto him, when shall be of the same. thou lightest the lamps, the seven

shalt overlay it with pure gold, overlaid it with pure gold within lamps shall give light over against the top thereof, and the sides and without, and made a crown of the candlestick. And Aaron did thereof round about, and the horns gold to it round about. And he BO: he lighted the lamps thereof thereof: and thou

shalt make unto cast for it four rings of gold, to be over against the candlestick ; as it a crownof gold round about.

And set by the four corners of it; even the Lord commanded Moses.

two golden rings shalt thou make two rings upon the one side of it,

to it under the the crown of it, by and two rings upon the other side 1 Sam. ill. 3. And ere the lamp the two corners thereof; upon the of it. And he made staves of of God went out in the temple of two sides of it shalt thou make it: shittim-wood, and overlaid them the LORD, where the ark of God and they shall be for places for the with gold. And be put the was, and Samuel was laid down staves to bear it withal, And staves into the rings by the sides

thou shalt make the staves of sbitel of the ark, to bear the ark.

to sleep

Exod. xl, 2, 3, 21. On the first and another cnerud on the other, to search out a resting-place for day of the first month shalt thou end on that side: out of the mercy- them. set up the tabernacle of the teut seat made he the cherubim on the

Num. xlv, 44. But they presun of the congregation; And thou two ends thereof. And the ed to go up unto the hill top: shalt put therein the ark of the cherubims spread out their wings nevertheless the ark of the coretestimony, and cover the ark with on high, and covered with their nant of the LORD, and Mors, the vail. And he brought the wings over the mercy-seat, with departed not out of the camp. ark into the tabernacle, and set their faces one to another; eren to up the vall of the covering, and the mercy - seat - ward were the commanded the people, saying.

Josh. 11, 3, 4, 6, 8, 11. And they covered the ark of the testimony; faces of the cherubims.

When ye see the ark of the cote as the LORD commanded Moses.

nant of the LORD your God, at 2 Sam. VI, 17. And they brought

the priests the Levites bearing it In the ark of the LORD, and set it

Heb. 1x, 5. And over it the then se shall remove from your In his place, in the midst of the cherubims of glory shadowing the place, and go after it: Yet tbere tabernacle that David had pitch- mercy-seat; of which we cannot shall be a space between you and ed for it: and David offered burnt- now speak particularly.

it, about two thousand cobits by offerings and peace - offerings

measure: come not near upto it before the LORD.

ITS USE AND CONTENTS. that ye may know the way by 1 Ohron. xv, 1. And David made Estod. xxv, 16, 21, 22. And thon whicli ye most go: for ye bara him houses in the city of David, shalt put into the ark the testinot passed this way heretofore. and prepared a place for the ark mony which I shall give thee: priests, saying, Take up the as

Joshua spake unto the of God, and pitched for it a tent, And thou shalt put the mercy-seat of the covenant, and pass orel

1 Chron. xvi, 1. So they brought ark thou shalt put the testimony before the people. And they took the ark of God, and set it in the that I shall give thee. And there I up the ark of the covenant

, and midst of the tent that David had will meet with thee, and I will com

went before the people. And pitched for it; and they offered mune with thee from above the

thou shalt command the priest burnt-sacrifices and peace-offer

mercy - seat, from between the that bear the ark of the covenant, ings before God.

two cherubims which are upon saying, When ye are come to ibe God had David brought up from things which I will give thee in hold, the ark of the covenant of

2. Chron. 1, 4. Bat the ark of the ark of the testimony, of all brink of the water of Jordan, se Kirjath-jearim to the place which commandment unto the children the Lord of all the earth passed David had prepared for it; for be of Israel.

over before you into Jordan. had pitched a tent for it at Jerusalem.

Exod. xxx, 6. And thou shalt put it before the vail that is by which bare the ark stood in te

Josh. iv, 10, 11. For the prier's the ark of the testimony, before IT LID OR MERCY SBAT. the mercy-seat that is over the

midst of Jordan, until everything Exod xxv, 17. And thou shalt testimony, where I will meet with manded Joshua to speak unto the

was finished that the LORD cop make a mercy-seat of pure gold: thee. two cubits and a half shall be

people, according to all that Moses

Excod. xl, 20, And he took and commandedJoshua; and thepeople the length thereof, and a cubit put the testimouy into the ark, hasted and passed over. And and a half the breadth thereof.

and set the staves on the ark, and came to pass, when all the people Exod. xxvi, 34. And thou shalt put the mercy-seat above upon were clean passed over, that the put the mercy-seat upon the ark the ark.

ark of the LORD passed over, and of the testimony in the must boly

1 Chron. xlll, 3, 4. And let us

the priests, in the presence of this place. briug again the ark of our God to

people, Exod. xxxvII, 6. And he made us: for we enquired not at it in

1 Ohron. xv, 23, 24. And Berect the mercy-seat of pure gold: two the days of Saul. And all the lah and Elkapalı were door-keepcubits and a half was the length congregation said that they would ers for the ark. And Stiebanish, thereof, and one cubit and a half do so: for the thing was right in and Jehoshapliat, and Nethaned the breadth thereof. the eyes of all the people.

and Amusal, and Zechariah, and Its CHERUBIM. 2 Chron. vi, 11. And in it have did blow with the trumpets before

Benalalı, and Eliezer, Llio priests. I put the ark, whereiu is the the ark of God: and Obed-edo E.cod. xxv, 18--20. And thou covenant of the LORD, that he and Jebial eers door-keepers shalt make two cherubims of made with the children of Israel. for the ark. gold; of beaten work shalt thou make them, in the two ends of Ps. cxxxII, 8. Arise, O Lord, into the mercy-seat. And make one thy rest; thou, and the ark of thy SOMETIMES TAKEN OUT WITH THIS cherub on the one end, and the strength.

ARNY IN WAL other cherub on the other end; Hcb. 1x, 4. Which had the gold- Josh. vi, 11, 12. So the art of the even of the mercy-seat shall yo

en censer, and the ark of the LORD compassed the city, gelos make the cherubims on the two ends tbereut. And the cherubims with gold, wherein was the golden the camp, and lodged in to cart

covenant overlaid round about about it once: and they came into shall stretch forth their wings on pot that had manna, and Aaron's And Joshua rose early to las high, covering the mercy - seat rod that budded, aud the tables morning, and the priests took up with their wings, and their faces of the covenant.

the ark of the LORD. shall look one to another; toward the mercy-seat shall the faces of

1 Sam. lv, 8-6. And wben the the cherubims be.

THE GUARD OF THE ARK.

people were come into the camp Krod. xxxvil, 7--9. And he made

ihe elders of Israel said, Wi

Num. x, 33. And they departed fore hath the LORD Emittens two cherubims of gold; beaten out from the mount of the LORD three day before the Pullisties! IA of one piece made he them, on the days' journey: and the ark of the us fetch the ark of ile arms two ends of the mercy-seat: One covenant of the LORD went before of the LORD cuerub on the end on this side, I them in the three days' jourbey," upon us, that, when it comes

ut of Sils

Among 03, it may save us out of all, and on your lords. Now there before the ark. And David was the hand of our enemies. So the fore make a new cart, and take afraid of the LORD that day, and people sent to Shiloh, that they two milch-kive, on which there said, How shall the ark of the might bring from thence the ark hath come no yoke, and tie the LORD come to me? So David would of the covenant of the LORD of kine to the cart, and bring their not remove the ark of the LORD hosts, wbich dwelleth between the calves home from them: And take unto him into the city of David; berubims; and the two sons of the ark of the LORD, and lay it but David carried it aside into the Eli, Hophoi and Phinehas, were upon the cart; and put the jewels house of Obed-edom the Gittite. there with the ark of the covenant of gold, which yo return bim for And the ark of the LORD conGod. And when the ark of the a trespass-offering, in a coffer by tinued in the house of Obed-edom ovenant of the LORD came into the side thereof; and send it away, the Gittite three months: and the be camp, all Israel shouted with that it may go. And see, if it LORD blessed Obed-edom, and all

great shout, so that the earth goeth up by the way of his own his honsehold. And it was told ang again. And when the Phil. coast to Beth-shemesh, then he king David, saying, The LORD stines heard the noise of the bath done us this great evil: but bath blessed the house of Obedibout, they said, What meaneth if not, theu we shall know that it edom, and all that pertaineth unto be noise of this great shout in the is not his hand that smote us; it him, because of the ark of God. amp of the Hebrews? And they was a chance that happened to us. So David went and brought up Inderstood that the ark of the And the men did so; and took two the ark of God from the house of LORD was come into the camp. milch kine, and tied them to the Obed-edom into the city of David

cart, and shut up their calves at with gladness. And it was 80, ONCE TAKEN CAPTIVE.

home: And they laid the ark of that, when they that bare the ark 1 Sam. iv, 11, 13, 17, 22. And coffer with the mice of gold and he sacrificed oxen and fatlings. So

the LORD upon the cart, and the of the Lord had gone six paces, he ark of God was taken; and the the images of their emerods. And David and all the house of Israel Iwo sons of Eli, Hophoi and Phi- the cart came into the field of brought up the ark of the LORD Debas, were slain. And when he Joshua, a Beth-shemite, and stood with shouting, and with the sound tame, 10, Ell sat upon a seat by there, where there was a great of the trumpet. the way-side watching: for his stone and they clave the wood of beart trembled for the ark of God. the cart, and offered the kine a

1 Sam. vii, 2. And it came to And when the man came into the burnt-offering unto

the LORD. pass, while the ark abode in Kircity, and told it, all the city cried

And the Levites took dowu the jath-jearim, that the time was put. And the messenger answered ark of the LORD, and the coffer long; for it was twerty years: and and said, Israel is fled before the that was with it, wherein the all the house of Israel lamented Philistines, and there hath been jewels or gold were, and put them after the LORD. ulso a great slaughter among the on the great stone and the men people and thytwo sons also, Hoph-of Beth-shemesh offered burnt-of-also, and all the Levites were with

2 Sam. xv, 24, 25. And lo Zadok w and Phinehas, are dead, and the ferings, and sacrificed sacrifices, him, bearing the ark of the coveIrk of God is taken. And she the same day unto the Lord. And nant of God: and they set down aid, The glory is departed from

when the five lords of the Phili- the ark of God; and Abiathar Israel; for the ark of God is taken. stines bad seen it, they returned went up, until all the people had

1 Sam. V, 1, 2. And the Phill. to Elrou the same day. And they done passing out of the city. And itines took the ark of God, and sent messengers to the inhabitants the king said unto Zadok, Carry bruaght it from Ebenezer unto o Kirjath-jearim, saying, The Pui- back the ark of God into the city: Ashdod. When the Philistines listines bave brought again the if I shall find favour in the eyes took the ark of God, they brought ark of the LORD; come ye down, of the LORD, he will bring me t Into the house of Dagon, and and fetch it up to you.

again, and show me both it and let it by Dagon.

his habitation. 1 Sam. vi, 1, 18. And the ark of VARIOUS STATIONS OF THE the LORD was in the country of

1 Kings 11, 26. And unto AbiaARK.

thar the priest said the king, Get the Philistines seven months. And They of Beth-shemesha were reap- 1 Sam. vil, 1. And the men of thee to Anathoth, unto thine own Ing their wheat harvest in the Kirjath-jearim came, and fetched fields; for thou art worthy of Falley: and they lifted up their up the ark of the LORD, and death: but I will not at this time Eyes, and saw thu ark, and re- brought it into the house of Abina- put thee to death, because thou Joloed to see it.

dab in the bill, and sauctified barest the ark of the LORD God

Eleazar his son to keep the ark of before David my father, and beBUT SOON SENT BACK. the LORD.

cause thou hast been amicted in

all wherein my father was af1 Sam. vi, 2-4,7,11,14-16,21. And

2 Sam. vi, 1-4, 9--13, 15. Again, flicted. he Philistines calledforthe priests David gatliered together all the and thediviners,saying, What shall chosen men of Israel, thirty thou- 1 Kings vill, 1--4. Then Sowedo to the arkotihe LORD? tell us sand. And David arose, and went lomon assenabled the elders of wherewith we shall send it to his with all the people that were with Israel, and all the beads of the place. And they said, If ye send him from Baale of Judah, to bring tribes, the chief of the fathers of away the ark of the God of Israel, up from thence the ark of God, the children of Israel, unto king sent it not empty; but in any wise whose name is called by the name Solomon in Jerusalem, that they return him a trespass-offering of the LORD of hosts, that dwell- might bring up the ark of the cothen ye shall be liealed, and it eth between the cherubims. And venant of the LORD out of the city shall be known to you why his they set the ark of God upon a of David, which is Zion. And all hand is pot removed from you. new cart, and brought it out of the men of Israel assembled themThen gald they, What shall be the the house of Abinadab that was selves unto king Solomon at the trespass-offering which we shall in Gibeah: and Uzzah and Abio, feast in the month Ethanim, wbich Teturn to him? They answered, the sons of Abinadab, drave the is the seventh month. And all Five golden emerody, and five new cart. And they brought it the elders of Israel came, and the golden mice, according to the out of the bouse of Abinadab, priests took up the ark. And they number of the lords of the Phili- wbich was at Gibeah, accompany brought up the ark of the LORD, Btines: for one plague was on you I ing the ark of God; and Ahio went and the tabernacle of the cougrow

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gation, and all the holy vessels / tion, and all the holy vessels that Erod. xxvii, 1-7. And thou shalt that were in the tabernacle, even were in the tabernacle; these did make an altar of shittim-Food, those did the priests and the Le- the priests and the Levites bring five cubits long, and fire cubits vites bring up. up.

broad: the altar shall be four1 Chron. xlli, 5--7, 12-14. So

square; and the height there

shall be three cabits. And thod David gathered all Israel toge- Jer. fil, 16. Anu it shall come to shalt make the horns of it upea ther, from Shihor of Egypt even pass, when yo be multiplied and the four corners thereof: bis hores unto the entering of Hemath, to increased in the land, in those shall be of the same; and then bring the ark of God from Kir- days, saith the LORD, they shall shalt overlay it with brass. Abel jath-jearim. And David went up, say no more, The ark of the cove thou shalt make his pans to Te and all Israel, to Baalah, that is, dant of the LORD; neither shall it celve bis ashes, and his shovels, to Kirjath-jearím, which belonged come to mind, neither shall they and his basons, and his first. to Judah, to bring up theuce the remember it, beither shall they hooks, and his fire-pans: all the ark of God the LORD, that dwelleth visit it, neither shall that be done vessels thereof thou shalt maks between the cherubims, whose any more. name is called on it. And they

of brass. And thou shalt make carried the ark of God in a new God was opened in heaven, and and upon the net shalt thou mak:

Rev. xl, 19. And the temple of for it a grate of network of bras: cart out of the house of Abinadab: and Uzza and Abio drave the

there was seen in his temple the four brasen rings in tbe four cutcart. And David was afraid of ark of bis testament; and there ners thereof. And thou sbalt pot God that day, saying, How shall I

were lightnings, and voices, and it under the compass of the altar bring the ark of God' home to me thunderings, and an earthquake, beneath, that the net may be even

to the midst of the altar. Am So David brought not the ark and great bail. home to himself to the city of

thou shalt make staves for the David, but carried it aside into the

THE ALTAR IN PATRIAR- altar, staves of shittim-wood, and house of Obed-edom the Gittite.

CHAL TIMES.

overlay them with brass. Anl And the ark of God remain

the staves shall be pat into the ed with the family of Obed-edom peared unto Abram, and said, upon the two sides of the altar, W

Gen. xii, 7. And the LORD ap- rings, and the staves shall be in his house three months. And Unto thy seed will I give this bear it. the LORD blessed the house land; and there builded he an of Obed-edom, and all that he altar unto the LORD, who appeared the altar of burnt-offering

E.cod. xxxvill, 1-17. And he made had. unto him.

shitlim-wood: five cubits tes the 1 Ohron. xv, 24, 25, 26, 28. Then Gen. xlil, 18. Then Abram re- length thereof, and five cablis the David said, None ought to carry moved his tent, and came and breadth thereot, (it te lucre the ark of God but the Levites: dwelt in the plain of Mamre: square,) and three cubits the for them hath the LORD chosen to which is in Hebron, and built height thereof. And he made the carry the ark of God, and to mio there an altar unto the LORD.

horns thereof on the four corners nister unto him for ever. And Gen. xxvi, 25. And he builded of it; the horns thereof were of tbe David gathered all Israel together an altar there, and called upon same: and he overlaid it with to Jerusalem, to briog up the ark the name of the LORD, and pitched brass. And be made all the ves of the LORD unto his place, which his tent there; and there Isaac's sels of the altar, the pots, and the he had prepared for it. And Da- servants digged a well.

shovels, and the basons, and the vid assembled the children of Aaron, and the Levites. So David,

Gen. xxxv, 1, 3, 6, 7. And God flesh-hooks, and the fire-pans a

the vessels thereof made be and the elders of Israel, and the said unto Jacob, Arise, go up to

brass. And he made for the altar captains over thousands, went to Beth - el, und dwell there: and bring up the ark of the covenant make there an altar unto God..:: the compass thereof, beneath a

a brasen grate of net-work, wodor of the LORD out of the house of And let us arise, and go up to

to the midst of it. And be cast Obed-edom with joy. And it came Beth-el; and I will make there an

four rings for the four ends of the to pass, when God helped the altar unto God, who answered me Levites that bare the ark of the in the day of my distress, and was grate of brass, to be places for the covenant of the LORD, that they with me in the way which I went. staves.. And he made the state offered seven bullocks and seven So Jacob came to Luz, which is shittim - wood, and overtail rams. Thus all Israel brought up in the land of Canaan, (that is, them with brass. And be put the the ark of the covenant of the Beth-el, he, and all the people of the altar, to bear it withal; Le LORD with shouting, and with

made the altar hollow with sound of the cornet, and with built there an altar, and called the

boards. trumpets, and with cymbals, mak- place El-beth-el; because there ing a noise with psalteries and God appeared unto him, when he

Exod. xl, 6. And thou shalt set fled from the face of his brother. harps.

the altar of the burnt-offerte

before the door of the taberrisdie 2 Chron. V, 2-3. Then Solomon assembled the elders of Israel, and

TIE ALTAB IN FRONT OT

of the tent of the congregation all the heads of the tribes, the

THE TABERNACLE.

Lev. 1, 7. And the sons of Agron chief of the fathers of the children E.cod. xx, 24, 25. An altar of the priest shall put fire upán the of Israel, unto Jerusalem, to bring earth thou shalt make unto me, altar, and lay the wood in order up the ark of the covenant of the and shalt sacrifice thereon thy

upon the gre. LORD out of the city of David, barnt-offerings, and thy peace- Lev. vi, 9-13. Command Aaros which is Zion. Wherefore all the offerings, thy sheep, and thine and his sons, saying. This is ilish men of Israel assembled them-oxen. In all places where I re-law of the burnt-offering: It u the selves unto the king in the feast cord my name I will come unto burnt - Ollering, because of the which was in the seventh month. thee, and I will bless thee. And all the elders of Israel came; if thou wilt make me an altar of unto the moralng, and the time of

And burning upon the altar all nigb and the Levites took up the ark. stone, thou shall not bulld it of the altar shall be burning in 8. And they brought up the ark, and bewn stone: for if thou lift up thy And the priest shall put out the tabernacle of the congrega- ! tool apon it, thou hast polluted it. I lined garment, and his korea

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ches shall be put upon his and our generations after us, that offering, with his brasen grate, his

and take up the ashes we might do the service of the staves, and all bis vessels; the h the fire bath consumed LORD before him with our burnt- laver and his foot. the burnt-offering on the offerings, and with our sacrifices, and he shall put them beside and with our peace-offerings; that the vessels which were upon the

Exod. xxxvII, 16. And he made Ilar. And he shall put off bis your children may not say to our ents, and put on other gar- children in time to come, Ye have table, bis dishes, and his spoons, &, and carry forth the ashes no part in the LORD. Therefore and his bowls,

and his covers to

cover withal, of pure gold. sot the camp unto & clean said we, that it sball be, when

And the fire upon the they should so say to us, or to our Exod. xxxix, 35--40. The ark of shall be burning in it; it shall generations in time to come, that the testimony, and the staves De put ont; and the priest we may say again, Behold the thereof, and the mercy-seat; The barn wood on it every morn- pattern of the altar of the LORD, table, and all the vessels thereof, ind lay the burnt-offering in wbich our fathers made, not for and the shew-bread; The pure

upon it; and he shall burn burnt-offerings, nor for sacrifices; candlestick. with the lamps thereon the fat of the peace-offer- but it is a witness between us and of, even with the lamps to be set

The fire shall ever be you. God forbid that we should in order, and all the vessels thereing upon the altar: it shall rebel against the LORD, and turn of, and the oil for light; And the go out.

this day from following the LORD, golden altar, and the anointing let. xxvii, 6, 6. And there to build an altar for burnt-offer- oil, and the sweet incense, and the thou build an altar unto the ings, for meat - offerings, or for hanging for the tabernacle door; thy God, an altar of stones: sacrifices, besides the altar of the The brasen altar, and his grate of shalt not lift up any iron LORD onr God, that is before his brass, his staves, and all his vespon them. Thou shalt build tabernacle.

sels; the laver and his foot; The Itar of the LORD thy God of

hangings of the court, bis pillars, stones; and thou shalt offer

LAVER.

and his sockets, and the hanging L-offerings thereon unto the Exod. xl, 7, 80. And thou shalt his pins, and all the vessels of the

for the court-gate, his cords, and thy God.

set the laver between the tent of service of the tabernacle, for the th. viii, 31. As Moses the ser the congregation and the altar, of the LORD commanded the and shalt put water therein. And tent of the congregation. ren of Israel, as it is written be set the laver between the tent

book of the law of Moses, of the congregation and the altar, ARTISTIC GENIUS Itar of whole stones, over and put water there, to wash Exod. xxxi, 1-6. And the LORD no man hath lift up any withal.

spake unto Moses, saying, See, I and they offered thereon

have called by name Bezaleel the Lofferings unto the LORD, and GENERAL VIEW OF THE son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the iced peace-offerings.

TABERNACLE AND ITS

tribe of Judah; And I have filled

him with the spirit of God, in ALTAR OF Witness.

FURNITURE.

wisdom, and in understanding, 1. xxil, 10, 11, 16, 19, 26-29.

Exod. xxv, 29. And thou shalt and in knowledge, and in all manwhen they came unto the make the dishes thereof, and ner of workmanship. To devise srs of Jordan, that are in the spoons thereof, and covers thereof, cunning works, to work in gold, of Canaan, 'the children of and

bowls thereof, to cover withal: and in silver, and in brass, And len, and the children of Gad, of pure gold sbalt thou make in cutting of stones, to set them, the half-tribe of Manasseh, them.

and in carving of timber, to work there an altar by Jordan, a Exod. xxvil, 19. All the vessels in all manner of workmanship.

altar to see to. And the of the tabernacle, in all the service And I, behold, I have given with ren of Israel heard say, Be- thereof, and all the pins thereof. him Ahollab the son of Ahisamach, the children of Reuben, and and all the pins of the court, shati of the tribe of Dan: and in the bildren of Gad, and the half-de of brass.

hearts of all that are wise-hearted of Manasseh, have built an

I have put wisdom, that they may over against the land of

Exod. xxxl, 7-11. The taber-make all that I have commanded an, in the borders of Jordan, nacle

of the congregation, and the thee. passage of the children of ark of the testimony, and the

Ecod. xxxv, 30-35. And Moses Thas saith the whole all the furniture of the tabernacle, mercyseat that is thereupon, and

said unto the children of Israel, regation of the Lord, What And the table and his

furniture See, the LORD hath called by name ass is this that ye have com- and the pure candlestick with all

Bezaleel the son of Uri, the son of d against the God

of Israel

, his furniture, and the altar of in- Hur, of the tribe of Judah: And the LORD, in that ye have cense, and the altar of burnt. Le hath filled bim with the spirit

of God, in wisdom, in understandit rebel this day against the clothes of service, and the holy devise curious works, to work in led you an altar, that we the laver and his foot, and the ing, and iu knowledge, and in all of your possession de unclean, garments for Aaron the priest, pass ye over unto the land of and the garments of bis sons, to gold, and in silver, and in brass, lossession of the LORD, where minister in the priest's office, And And in the cutting of stones, to set Lord's tabernacle dwelleth. cense for the holy place: accord- make any manner of cunning

the anoioting oil, and sweet in them, and in carving of wood, to rebel pot against the LORD, thee shall they do.

ing to all that I have commanded beart that he may teach, both he rebel against us, in building

and Aboliab the son of Ahisamach, an altar, besides the altar of Exod. XXXV, 15, 16. And the of the tribe of Dan. Them hath OBD our God. Therefore we incense-altar, and his staves, and he filled with wisdom of heart, to Let us now prepare to build the anointing-oil, and the sweet work all manner of work of the 2 altar, not for burnt-offering, incense, and the hanging for the engraver, and of the cunning for sacrifice: But that it may door at the entering in of the workman, and of the embroiderer, witness between us and you, I tabernacle; The altar of burnt in blue, and in purple, in scarlet,

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