The Douay-Rheims Bible Exodus 37

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EX 37:1  And Beseleel made also the ark of setim wood: it was two cubits and a half in length, and a cubit and a half in breadth, and the height was of one cubit and a half: and he overlaid it with the purest gold within and without.

EX 37:2  And he made to it a crown of gold round about,

EX 37:3  Casting four rings of gold at the four corners thereof: two rings in one side, and two in the other.

EX 37:4  And he made bars of setim wood, which he overlaid with gold,

EX 37:5  And he put them into the rings that were at the sides of the ark to carry it.

EX 37:6  He made also the propitiatory, that is, the oracle, of the purest gold, two cubits and a half in length, and a cubit and a half in breadth.

EX 37:7  Two cherubims also of beaten gold, which he set on the two sides of the propitiatory:

EX 37:8  One cherub in the top of one side, and the other cherub in the top of the other side: two cherubims at the two ends of the propitiatory,

EX 37:9  Spreading their wings, and covering the propitiatory, and looking one towards the other, and towards it.

EX 37:10  He made also the table of setim wood, in length two cubits, and in breadth one cubit, and in height it was a cubit and a half.

EX 37:11  And he overlaid it with the finest gold, and he made to it a golden ledge round about.

EX 37:12  And to the ledge itself he made a polished crown of gold, of four fingers' breadth, and upon the same another golden crown.

EX 37:13  And he cast four rings of gold, which he put in the four corners at each foot of the table,

EX 37:14  Over against the crown: and he put the bars into them, that the table might be carried.

EX 37:15  And the bars also themselves he made of setim wood, and overlaid them with gold,

EX 37:16  And the vessels for the divers uses of the table, dishes, bowls, and cups, and censers of pure gold, wherein the libations are to be offered.

EX 37:17  He made also the candlestick of beaten work of the finest gold. From the shaft whereof its branches, its cups, and bowls, and lilies came out:

EX 37:18  Six on the two sides: three branches on one side, and three on the other.

EX 37:19  Three cups in manner of a nut on each branch, and bowls withal and lilies; and three cups of the fashion of a nut in another branch, and bowls withal and lilies. The work of the six branches that went out from the shaft of the candlestick was equal.

EX 37:20  And in the shaft itself were four cups after the manner of a nut, and bowls withal at every one, and lilies:

EX 37:21  And bowls under two branches in three places, which together make six branches going out from one shaft.

EX 37:22  So both the bowls, and the branches were of the same, all beaten work of the purest gold.

EX 37:23  He made also the seven lamps with their snuffers, and the vessels where the snuffings were to be put out, of the purest gold.

EX 37:24  The candlestick with all the vessels thereof weighed a talent of gold.

EX 37:25  He made also the altar of incense of setim wood, being a cubit on every side foursquare, and in height two cubits: from the corners of which went out horns.

EX 37:26  And he overlaid it with the purest gold, with its grate and the sides, and the horns.

EX 37:27  And he made to it a crown of gold round about, and two golden rings under the crown at each side, that the bars might be put into them, and the altar be carried.

EX 37:28  And the bars themselves he made also of setim wood, and overlaid them with plates of gold.

EX 37:29  He compounded also the oil for the ointment of sanctification, and incense of the purest spices, according to the work of a perfumer.