1 »Build the altar with acacia wood. It should be seven and one half feet square and four and one half feet tall.
2 »Place a horn at each of its four corners. The four horns and the altar must be made out of one piece of wood covered with copper.
3 »Make all the utensils for it out of copper: pots for taking away the altars ashes, also shovels, bowls, forks, and incense burners.
4 »Make a grate for it out of copper mesh. Make a copper ring for each of the four corners of the grate.
5 »Place the grate under the ledge of the altar so that it comes halfway up the altar.
6 »Prepare poles out of acacia wood for the altar. Cover them with copper.
7 »The poles should be put through the rings on both sides of the altar and used to carry it.
8 »Make the altar out of boards so that it is hollow inside. It must be made just as you were shown on the mountain.
9 »Make a courtyard for the tent tabernacle. The south side of the courtyard toward the Negeb should be one hundred and fifty feet long and have curtains made out of fine linen yarn.
10 »Hang on them twenty posts set in twenty copper bases. The hooks and bands on the posts should be made of silver.
11 »The north side should be the same one hundred fifty feet long, with curtains on twenty posts set in twenty copper bases. The hooks and bands on the posts should be made of silver.
12 »The courtyard on the west side should be seventy-five wide and have curtains hung on ten posts set in ten bases.
13 »On the east end, facing the rising sun, the courtyard should also be seventy-five feet wide.
14 »One side of the entrance will be twenty-two and one half feet wide with curtains hung on three posts set in three bases.
15 »The other side will be the same.
16 »Use four more of these posts for the entrance. Hang on them an embroidered curtain of fine linen ten yards long and woven with blue, purple, and red wool.
17 »The curtains that surround the courtyard must be two and a half yards high and should be hung from the bronze posts with silver hooks and rods.
18 »The courtyard should be one hundred and fifty feet long, seventy-five feet wide, and seven and one half feet high. The curtains should be made of fine linen yarn and with copper bases.
19 »Regardless of how they are used all the things for the tent must be made of copper. Even the pegs for the tent and the courtyard must be made of copper.
20 »Command the Israelites that the lighting must be provided by pure virgin olive oil so that the lamps will not go out.
21 »Keep the lamps lit in the tent of meeting outside the canopy where the words of my covenant are. Aaron and his descendants must keep the lamps lit in Jehovahs presence from evening until morning. This is a long lasting law among the Israelites for generations to come.