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The tabernacle covering

The four coverings of the tabernacle.
Contributed by Bible Scenes
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God said to Moses, 'Moreover, you shall make the tabernacle ...’ – Slide 1
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‘… with ten curtains of fine twined linen and blue and purple and scarlet yarns; you shall make them with cherubim skillfully worked into them. The length of each curtain shall be twenty-eight cubits, and the breadth of each curtain four cubits; all the curtains shall be the same size. <br/>(A cubit is the distance between the elbow and the tip of the middle finger - in Biblical times 44.4cm or 17.5 inches.) – Slide 2
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Five curtains shall be coupled to one another, and the other five curtains shall be coupled to one another. – Slide 3
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And you shall make loops of blue on the edge of the outermost curtain in the first set. And you shall make loops of blue on the edge of the outermost curtain in the first set. – Slide 4
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‘Fifty loops you shall make on the one curtain, and fifty loops you shall make on the edge of the curtain that is in the second set; the loops shall be opposite one another.’ – Slide 5
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‘And you shall make fifty clasps of gold, and couple the curtains one to the other with the clasps …’ – Slide 6
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‘… so that the tabernacle may be a single whole.’ – Slide 7
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‘You shall also make curtains of goats' hair for a tent over the tabernacle; eleven curtains shall you make. The length of each curtain shall be thirty cubits, and the breadth of each curtain four cubits. The eleven curtains shall be the same size.’ – Slide 8
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‘You shall couple five curtains by themselves, and six curtains by themselves, and the sixth curtain you shall double over at the front of the tent.’ – Slide 9
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‘You shall make fifty loops on the edge of the curtain that is outermost in one set, and fifty loops on the edge of the curtain that is outermost in the second set. – Slide 10
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You shall make fifty clasps of bronze, and put the clasps into the loops, and couple the tent together that it may be a single whole.’ – Slide 11
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‘And the part that remains of the curtains of the tent, the half curtain that remains, shall hang over the back of the tabernacle. <br/>‘And the extra that remains in the length of the curtains, the cubit on the one side, and the cubit on the other side, shall hang over the sides of the tabernacle, on this side and that side, to cover it.’ – Slide 12
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‘And you shall make for the tent a covering of tanned rams' skins ...’ – Slide 13
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‘... and a covering of goatskins on top.’ – Slide 14
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