twoLXVII rings on the oneLXVIII sideLXIX of it, and two rings on the otherLXX side. 13 You shall make polesLXXI of acacia wood, and overlay them with gold. 14 And you shall putLXXII the poles into the rings on the sides of the ark, by which to carryLXXIII the ark.
17 Then you shall make a mercy seatLXXIX of pure gold; two cubits and a half shall be its length, and a cubit and a half its width. 18 You shall make two cherubimLXXX of gold; you shall make them of hammered work,LXXXI at the two endsLXXXII of the mercy seat.
19 Make one cherub at the one end, and one cherub at the other; of one piece with the mercy seat you shall make the cherubim at its two ends. 20 LXXXIIIThe cherubim shall spread outLXXXIV their wingsLXXXV above,LXXXVI overshadowingLXXXVII the mercy seat with their wings.
They shall faceLXXXVIII oneLXXXIX to another;XC the faces of the cherubim shall be turned toward the mercy seat. 21 You shall putXCI the mercy seat on the topXCII of the ark; and in the ark you shall putXCIII the covenant that I shall give you.
22 There I will meetXCIV with you, andXCV from above the mercy seat, from betweenXCVI the two cherubim that are on the ark of the covenant, I will deliver to you all my commandsXCVII for the Israelites.
23 You shall make a tableXCVIII of acacia wood, two cubits long, one cubit wide, and a cubit and a half high. 24 You shall overlay it with pure gold, and make a molding of gold around it. 25 You shall make around it a rimXCIX a handbreadthC wide, andCI a molding of gold around the rim.
26 You shall make for it four rings of gold, and fastenCII the rings to the four cornersCIII at its four legs.CIV 27 The rings that holdCV the poles used for carrying the table shall be close to the rim. 28 You shall make the poles of acacia wood, and overlay them with gold, and the table shall be carried with these.
30 And you shall setCXI the breadCXII of the PresenceCXIII on the table beforeCXIV me always.CXV
31 You shall make a lampstandCXVI of pure gold. The baseCXVII and the shaftCXVIII of the lampstand shall be made of hammered work;
threeCXXVI branches of the lampstand out of one sideCXXVII of it and three branches of the lampstand out of the other sideCXXVIII of it; 33 three cups shaped like almond blossoms,CXXIX each with calyx and petals, on one branch, and three cups shaped like almond blossoms, each with calyx and petals, on the other branch—so for the six branches going out of the lampstand. 34 On the lampstand itself there shall be four cups shaped like almond blossoms, each with its calyxes and petals. 35 There shall be a calyx of one piece with it under the first pairCXXX of branches, a calyx of one piece with it under the next pair of branches, and a calyx of one piece with it under the last pair of branches—so for the six branches that go out of the lampstand. 36 Their calyxes and their branches shall be of one piece with it, the wholeCXXXI of it one hammered piece of pure gold.
38 Its snuffersCXXXVII and traysCXXXVIII shall be of pure gold. 39 It, and all these utensils,CXXXIX shall be made from a talentCXL of pure gold. 40 And seeCXLI that you make them according to the pattern for them, which is being shown you on the mountain.CXLII
Image credit: “Open Hands” by Rahel Fuchs, 2008.