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And Jehovah speaketh unto Moses, saying,
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`On the first day of the month, in the first month, thou dost raise up the tabernacle of the tent of meeting,
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and hast set there the ark of the testimony, and hast covered over the ark with the vail,
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and hast brought in the table, and set its arrangement in order, and hast brought in the candlestick, and caused its lamps to go up.
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`And thou hast put the golden altar for perfume before the ark of the testimony, and hast put the covering of the opening to the tabernacle,
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and hast put the altar of the burnt-offering before the opening of the tabernacle of the tent of meeting,
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and hast put the laver between the tent of meeting and the altar, and hast put water there.
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`And thou hast set the court round about, and hast placed the covering of the gate of the court,
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and hast taken the anointing oil, and anointed the tabernacle, and all that [is] in it, and hallowed it, and all its vessels, and it hath been holy;
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and thou hast anointed the altar of the burnt-offering, and all its vessels, and sanctified the altar, and the altar hath been most holy;
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and thou hast anointed the laver and its base, and sanctified it.
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`And thou hast brought near Aaron and his sons unto the opening of the tent of meeting, and hast bathed them with water;
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and thou hast clothed Aaron with the holy garments, and anointed him, and sanctified him, and he hath acted as priest to Me.
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`And his sons thou dost bring near, and hast clothed them with coats,
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and anointed them as thou hast anointed their father, and they have acted as priests to Me, and their anointing hath been to be to them for a priesthood age-during, to their generations.'
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And Moses doth according to all that Jehovah hath commanded him;
so he hath done.
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And it cometh to pass, in the first month, in the second year, in the first of the month, the tabernacle hath been raised up;
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and Moses raiseth up the tabernacle, and setteth its sockets, and placeth its boards, and placeth its bars, and raiseth its pillars,
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and spreadeth the tent over the tabernacle, and putteth the covering of the tent upon it above, as Jehovah hath commanded Moses.
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And he taketh and putteth the testimony unto the ark, and setteth the staves on the ark, and putteth the mercy-seat on the ark above;
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and bringeth in the ark unto the tabernacle, and placeth the vail of the covering, and covereth over the ark of the testimony, as Jehovah hath commanded Moses.
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And he putteth the table in the tent of meeting, on the side of the tabernacle northward, at the outside of the vail,
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and setteth in order upon it the arrangement of bread, before Jehovah, as Jehovah hath commanded Moses.
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And he putteth the candlestick in the tent of meeting, over-against the table, on the side of the tabernacle southward,
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and causeth the lamps to go up before Jehovah, as Jehovah hath commanded Moses.
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And he setteth the golden altar in the tent of meeting, before the vail,
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and maketh perfume on it — spice-perfume — as Jehovah hath commanded Moses.
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And he setteth the covering of the opening to the tabernacle,
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and the altar of the burnt-offering he hath set at the opening of the tabernacle of the tent of meeting, and causeth the burnt-offering to go up upon it, and the present, as Jehovah hath commanded Moses.
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And he putteth the laver between the tent of meeting and the altar, and putteth water there for washing,
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and Moses and Aaron and his sons have washed their hands and their feet at the same;
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in their going in unto the tent of meeting, and in their drawing near unto the altar, they wash, as Jehovah hath commanded Moses.
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And he raiseth up the court round about the tabernacle, and about the altar, and placeth the covering of the gate of the court;
and Moses completeth the work.
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And the cloud covereth the tent of meeting, and the honour of Jehovah hath filled the tabernacle;
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and Moses hath not been able to go in unto the tent of meeting, for the cloud hath tabernacled on it, and the honour of Jehovah hath filled the tabernacle.
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And in the going up of the cloud from off the tabernacle the sons of Israel journey in all their journeys;
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and if the cloud go not up then they journey not, until the day of its going up:
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for the cloud of Jehovah [is] on the tabernacle by day, and fire is in it by night, before the eyes of all the house of Israel in all their journeys.