Altar of Burnt Offering
38:1 And he made the altar of burnt offering of shittim wood: five cubits was the length thereof, and five
cubits the breadth thereof; it was foursquare; and three
cubits the height thereof.
38:2 And he made the horns thereof on the four corners of
it; the horns thereof were of the same: and he overlaid it
38:3 And he made all the vessels of the altar, the pots,
and the shovels, and the basins, and the fleshhooks, and the
firepans: all the vessels thereof made he of brass.
38:4 And he made for the altar a brazen grate of network
under the compass thereof beneath unto the midst of it.
38:5 And he cast four rings for the four ends of the grate
of brass, to be places for the staves.
38:6 And he made the staves of shittim wood, and overlaid
them with brass.
38:7 And he put the staves into the rings on the sides of
the altar, to bear it withal; he made the altar hollow with
The Basin for Washing
38:8 And he made the laver of brass, and the foot of
it of brass, of the lookingglasses of the women assembling,
which assembled at the door of the tabernacle of the
38:9 And he made the court: on the south side
southward the hangings of the court were of fine twined
linen, an hundred cubits:
38:10 Their pillars were twenty, and their brazen sockets
twenty; the hooks of the pillars and their fillets were of
38:11 And for the north side the hangings were an hundred
cubits, their pillars were twenty, and their sockets of
brass twenty; the hooks of the pillars and their fillets of
38:12 And for the west side were hangings of fifty cubits,
their pillars ten, and their sockets ten; the hooks of the
pillars and their fillets of silver.
38:13 And for the east side eastward fifty cubits.
38:14 The hangings of the one side of the gate were fifteen
cubits; their pillars three, and their sockets three.
38:15 And for the other side of the court gate, on this
hand and that hand, were hangings of fifteen cubits; their
pillars three, and their sockets three.
38:16 All the hangings of the court round about were of
fine twined linen.
38:17 And the sockets for the pillars were of brass; the
hooks of the pillars and their fillets of silver; and the
overlaying of their chapiters of silver; and all the pillars
of the court were filleted with silver.
38:18 And the hanging for the gate of the court was
needlework, of blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine
twined linen: and twenty cubits was the length, and the
height in the breadth was five cubits, answerable to the
hangings of the court.
38:19 And their pillars were four, and their sockets of
brass four; their hooks of silver, and the overlaying of
their chapiters and their fillets of silver.
38:20 And all the pins of the tabernacle, and of the court
round about, were of brass.
The Materials Used
38:21 This is the sum of the tabernacle, even of the
tabernacle of testimony, as it was counted, according to the
commandment of Moses, for the service of the Levites, by the
hand of Ithamar, son to Aaron the priest.
38:22 And Bezaleel the son Uri, the son of Hur, of the
tribe of Judah, made all that the LORD commanded Moses.
38:23 And with him was Aholiab, son of Ahisamach, of the
tribe of Dan, an engraver, and a cunning workman, and an
embroiderer in blue, and in purple, and in scarlet, and fine
38:24 All the gold that was occupied for the work in all
the work of the holy place, even the gold of the offering,
was twenty and nine talents, and seven hundred and thirty
shekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary.
38:25 And the silver of them that were numbered of the
congregation was an hundred talents, and a thousand seven
hundred and threescore and fifteen shekels, after the shekel
of the sanctuary:
38:26 A bekah for every man, that is, half a shekel, after
the shekel of the sanctuary, for every one that went to be
numbered, from twenty years old and upward, for six hundred
thousand and three thousand and five hundred and fifty men.
38:27 And of the hundred talents of silver were cast the
sockets of the sanctuary, and the sockets of the vail; an
hundred sockets of the hundred talents, a talent for a
38:28 And of the thousand seven hundred seventy and five
shekels he made hooks for the pillars, and overlaid their
chapiters, and filleted them.
38:29 And the brass of the offering was seventy talents,
and two thousand and four hundred shekels.
38:30 And therewith he made the sockets to the door of the
tabernacle of the congregation, and the brazen altar, and
the brazen grate for it, and all the vessels of the altar,
38:31 And the sockets of the court round about, and the
sockets of the court gate, and all the pins of the
tabernacle, and all the pins of the court round about.