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CHAP. XXV. ! The Offering for the Tabernacle. 10 The Form of the Ark.

17 The Mercy-seat. 23 The Tables, 31 and the Candlestick.

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ND the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,
8 e Let them

Heb. ix. 1 Then verily the first make me a SANCTUARY ; COVENANT had also ORDINANCES of that I may DWELL amongst divine Service, and a worldLY SANCthem.

2 For there was a TABERNACLE 9 According to all that I made, the first wherein was the Canshew thee, after the PAT- dlestick, and the Table, and the

Shew-bread ; which was called the Tern of the TABERNACLE, SANCTUARY. and the Pattern of all the 3 And after the second Vall, the Instruments thereof, even so Tabernacle, which is called the Ho

LIEST of all. shall they make it.

4. Which had the golden CENSER, 10 And they shall make and the Ark of the Covenant overan ARK of Shittim-wood : laid round about with Gold, wherein

was the GOLDEN Pot that had MANNA, two Cubits and a half shall and A ARON'S ROD that budded, and be the Length thereof, and a the Tables of the COVENANT. Cubit and a half the Breadth

s And over it the CHERUBIMS of

GLORY shadowing the MERCY-SEAT. thereof, and a Cubit and a 6 Now when these Things were half the Height thereof. thus ordained, the PRIESTS went al11 And thou shalt overlay complishing the Service of God:

ways into the first TABERNACLE, acit with pure Gold, and shalt 7 But into the second went the make upon it a Crown of High Priest alone once every year, Gold.

not without Blood, which he offered

for himself, and for the Errors of 16 And thou shalt put in- the People. to the Ark the TESTIMONY

8 The Holy Ghost this fignifying,

that the Way into the Holiest of all, which I shall give thee.

was not yet made manifeft, while as 17 And thou shalt make a the fiift TABERNÇALE was yet ftandMercy-seat of pure Gold: ing:

9 Which was a FIGURE for the Time two Cubits and a half shal! then present, in which were offered be the Length thereof, and a both Gifts and Sacrifices, that could Cubit and a half the Breadth not make him that did the Service

PERFECT, as pertaining to the Conthereof.

SCIENCE, 18 And thou shalt make 10 Which stood only in Meats, two CHERUBIMS of Gold : and Drinks, and in divers Washings,

and CARNAL ORDINANCES IMPOSED of beaten Work shalt thou on them until the Time of REFORmake them, in the two Ends Mation. of the MERCY-SEAT,

11 But CHRIST being come an


And make one CHERUB HIGH PRIEST of GOOD THINGS TO COME, on the one End, and the o

by a greater and more PERFECT TA

BERNACLE, not made with Hands, ther CHERUB on the other that is to say, not of this Building; End : even of the MERCY 12 Neither by the Blood of Goals

and Calves, but by his own BLOOD SEAT shall

make the Che-

he ENTRED in once into the Holy rubims on the two Ends there- PLACE, having obtained ETERNAL REof.

DEMPTION for us. 20 And the CHERUBIMS of Goats, and the Alhes of an Heifer

13 For if the Blood of Bulls and fall stretch forth their Wings sprinkling the Unclean, SANCTIFIETH on high, covering the MER- to the purifying of the Flesh : CY-SEAT with their Wings of CHRIST, who through the eternal

14 How much MORE shall the BLOOD and their faces shall lock one SPIRIT OFFERED himself without SPOT to another; toward the Mer- to God, Purge your CONSCIENCE from

DEAD WORKS to SERVE the LIVING ÇY-SEAT shall the Faces of

God? the Cherubims be.

IS And for this Cause he is the ME. 21 And thou shalt put the Diator of the NEW TESTAMENT, that

by means of Death for the REDEMPMERCY-SEAT above upon Tion of the Transgresions that were the Ark, and in the Ark thou under the firST TESTAMENT, they

which are called might receive the Malt put the TESTIMONY

PROMISE Of ETERNAL INHERITANCE. that I shall give thee.

16 For where a TESTAMENT is, 22 And there I will meet there muit also of neceflily be the

Death of the Testator. with thee, and I will com

17 For a Testament is of Force mune with thee, from above after Men are dead : otherwise it is the MERCY-SEAT, from bo- of no Strength at all whilst the Te

ftator liveih. tween the two CHERUBIMS

18 Whereupon neither the fift Te. which are upon the Ark of ftament was dedicated without Blood. the TESTIMONY, of all 19 For when Mores had spoken Things which I will give thee every Precept to all the People ac

cording to the Law, he took the in Commandment unto the Blood of Calves and of Goals, withi Children of Israel.

Water, and scarlet Wool, and Hyrsop, and sprinkled both the Book,

and all the People. 20 Saying, This is the Blood of the Testament which God hath enjoined unto you,

21 Moreover he sprinkled likewise with Blood both the TABERNACLF, and all the Vessels of the Ministry.

22 And almost all Things are by the Law PURGED with Blood; and without SHEDDING of Blood is no REMISSION.

23 It was therefore necessary that the PATTERNS of Things in the HeaVENs should be purified with these; but the HEAVENLY Things themselves with BETTER SACRIFICES than these.

24 For Christ is not entred into the holy Places made with Hands, which are the FIGURES of the True; but inco Heaven itself, now to appear in the PRESENCE of God for us.

25 Nor yet that he Inould OFFER himself often, as the High Priest en treth into the holy Place every year with Blood of others :

26 (For then njust he often have suffered fince the Foundation of the WORLD) but now once in the End of the WORLD hath he appcared to pue AW AY Sin by the SACRIFICE of himself.

27 And

27. And as it is appointed unto Men once to die, but after this the JudgMENT:

28 So CHRIST was once OFFERED to bear the Sins of many ; and unto them that look for him shall he appear the second Time without Sin unto SALVATION. 40

f Look that thou make * Heb. viii. s Who serve unto the them after their PATTERN THINGS, as Moses was admonished

Example and Shadow of HEAVENLY ŞHE WED to thee in the of God, when he was about to build MOUNT.

the Tabernacle. For see (faith he)

that thou make all Things according to the PATTERN SHEWED to thee in the MOUNT,


i The ten Curtains of the Tabernacle. 31 The Vail for the



1 The Altar of Burnt-offering, with the Vessels. 9 The Court

of the Tabernacle. 20 The Oyl for the Lamp.


I Aaron and his sons are set apart for the Priest's Office.

6 The Ephod. 30 The Urim and Thunimim. Mitre.

37 The

Ver. 1 ND 8 take thou un 8 Heb. viii. · Now of the Things

which we have spoken, this is the Brother, and his Sons with who is set on the RIGHT HAND of the him, from among the Chil- Throne of the Majesty in the Headren of Israel, that he may


2 A MINISTER of the San&uary, MINISTER unto me in the and of the TRUE TABERNACLE which PRIEST's Office, even the LORD PITCHED, and not Man.

3 For every High Priest is orAaron, Nadab and Abihu, E- dained to offer Gifts and Sacrifices : leazar and Ithamar, Aaron's wherefore it is of Necessity that Sons.

this Man have somewhat also to of

fer. 2 And thou shalt make

4 For if he were on Earth, he holy Garments for Aaron thyfhould not be a Priest, seeing that Brother, for Glory and for there are Priests that offer Gifts ac

cording to the Law. Beauty.

3 And thou shalt speak unto all that are wise-hearted, whom I have filled with the Spirit of Wisdom, that they


may make Aaron's Garments to coNSECRATÉ him that he may MINISTER unto me in the Priest's OFFICE.


1 The Sacrifices and Ceremonies of consecrating the Priests.

38 The continual Burnt-offering. 45 God's Promise to dwell among the Children of Israel.

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ND this is the Thing that thou shalt do unto the Priest's Office : Take one young Bullock, and two Rams without Blemish,

2 And unleavened Bread, and Cakes unleavened, tempered with Oyl, and Wafers unleavened anointed with Oyl: of Wheaten Flour shalt thou make them.

3 And thou shalt put them into one Basket, and bring them in the Basket, with the Bullock and the two Rams.

4 And Aaron and his Sons thou shalt bring unto the Door of the Tabernacle of the Congregation, and shalt wash them with Water.

5 And thou shalt take the Garments, and put upon Aaron the Coat, and the Robe of the Ephod, and the Ephod, and the Breast-plate, and gird him with the curious Girdle of the Ephod.

6 And thou shalt put the Mitre upon his Head, and put the holy Crown upon the Mitre.

7 Then shalt thou take the anointing Oyl, and pour it upon his Head, and anoint him.

8 And thou shalt bring his Sons, and put Coats upon them.

9 And thou shalt gird them with Girdles (Aaron and his Sons) and put the Bonnets on them : and the Priest's Office shall be theirs for a perpetual Statute : and thou Ihalt conSECRATE AARON and his Sons.

10 h And thou shalt cause Heb. 8. 1 For the Law having a a Bullock to be brought be- Shadow of Good THINGS to come, fore the Tabernacle of the

and not the very IMAGE of the Things,

can never with those Sacrifices which Congregation : and Aaron they offered Year by Yoar continuand his Sons shall put their ally, make the Comers thereunto PER Hands upon the Head of the

2 For then would they not have Bullock.

stared to be offered because that


Ít And thou shalt kill the the Worshippers once PURGED, should Bullock before the LORD, by

have had no more CONSCIENCE of Sins.

3 But in thole Sacrifices there is a the Door of the Tabernacle Remembrance again made of Sins of the Congregation.

every Year. 12 And thou shalt take of B1oop of Bulis and of Goats should

4 For it is not POSSIBLE that the the Blood of the Bullock, and take away Sins. put it upon the Horns of the s Whereto.c when HE COMETH inAltar with thy Finger, and offering thou wouldest not, buc a

to the World, he faith, Sacrifice and pour all rhe Blood beside the Body haft thou PREPARED me. Bottom of the Altar.

6 In Burnt offer ngs and Sacrifice

for Sin thou haft had no Plealure. 15 Thou shalt also take one

7 Then said I, Lo, I come (in the Ram, and Aaron and his Sons Volume of the Book it is written of shall put their Hands


me) to do thy Will, O God

8 Above, when he laid, Sacrifice Head of the Ram.

and Offering, and Burnt offerings, 16 And thou shalt slay the and Offering for Sin thou wouldest Ram, and thou shalt take his not, neither hadît Plealue therein,

(which are offered by the Law;) Blood, and sprinkle it round

9 Then said he, Lo, I come to do about upon the Altar.

thy Will, O God. He taketh away 19 And thou shalt take the first, that he may establish the

second. the other Ram, and Aaron 10 By the which will we are and his Sons shall put their SANCTIFIED; through the Offering of Hands upon the Head of the

the Body of Jesus CHRIST ONCE. Ram.

20 Then shalt thou kill the Ram, and take of his Blood, and put it upon the Tip of the Right Ear of Auron, and upon the Tip of the Right Ear of his Sons, and upon the Thumb of their Right Hand, and upon the Great Toe of their Right Foot, and sprinkle the Blood upon the Altar round about.

21 And thou shalt take of the Blood that is upon the Altar, and of the Anointing Oyl, and sprinkle it upon Aaron, and upon his Garments, and upon his Sons, and upon the Garments of his Sons with him: and he shall be hallowed, and his Garments, and his Sons, and his Sons Garments with him.

36 And thou shalt offer every Day a Bullock for a Sinoffering, for Atonement : and thou shalt cleanse the Altar, when thou hast made an Atonement for it, and thou shalt anoint it to fanctify it.

38 Now this is that which thou shalt offer upon the Altar; two Lambs of the first Year, Day by Day continually.


39 The

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