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The Tabernacle structure

The construction of the Tabernacle structure.
Contributed by Bible Scenes
God told Moses, 'You shall make upright frames for the tabernacle of acacia wood. Ten cubits shall be the length of a frame, and a cubit and a half the breadth of each frame.’ <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 1
There shall be two tenons in each frame, for fitting together. So shall you do for all the frames of the tabernacle. – Slide 2
‘You shall make the frames for the tabernacle: twenty frames for the south side …’ – Slide 3
‘… and forty bases of silver you shall make under the twenty frames, two bases under one frame for its two tenons, and two bases under the next frame for its two tenons …’ – Slide 4
‘… and for the second side of the tabernacle, on the north side twenty frames, and their forty bases of silver, two bases under one frame, and two bases under the next frame. – Slide 5
‘And for the rear of the tabernacle westward you shall make six frames.’ – Slide 6
‘And you shall make two frames for corners of the tabernacle in the rear …’ – Slide 7
‘… they shall be separate beneath, but joined at the top, at the first ring. Thus shall it be with both of them; they shall form the two corners. – Slide 8
‘And there shall be eight frames, with their bases of silver, sixteen bases; two bases under one frame, and two bases under another frame.’ – Slide 9
‘You shall make bars of acacia wood, five for the frames of the one side of the tabernacle, and five bars for the frames of the other side of the tabernacle …’ – Slide 10
‘… and five bars for the frames of the side of the tabernacle at the rear westward. – Slide 11
The middle bar, halfway up the frames, shall run from end to end. – Slide 12
You shall overlay the frames with gold and shall make their rings of gold for holders for the bars, and you shall overlay the bars with gold. Then you shall erect the tabernacle according to the plan for it that you were shown on the mountain. – Slide 13
‘And you shall make a veil of blue and purple and scarlet yarns and fine twined linen. It shall be made with cherubim skillfully worked into it.’ – Slide 14
‘And you shall hang it on four pillars of acacia overlaid with gold, with hooks of gold, on four bases of silver.’ – Slide 15
‘And you shall hang the veil from the clasps, and bring the ark of the testimony in there within the veil. And the veil shall separate for you the Holy Place from the Most Holy.’ – Slide 16
‘You shall put the mercy seat on the ark of the testimony in the Most Holy Place.’ – Slide 17
‘And you shall set the table outside the veil, and the lampstand on the south side of the tabernacle opposite the table, and you shall put the table on the north side.’ – Slide 18
‘You shall make a screen for the entrance of the tent, of blue and purple and scarlet yarns and fine twined linen, embroidered with needlework.’ – Slide 19
‘And you shall make for the screen five pillars of acacia, and overlay them with gold. – Slide 20
‘Their hooks shall be of gold, and you shall cast five bases of bronze for them.’ – Slide 21
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