take thou unto thee Aaron thy brother, and his sons with him, from among the children of Israel, that he may minister unto
me in the priest's office, even Aaron, Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar, Aaron's sons.
2And thou shalt make holy garments for Aaron thy brother for glory and for beauty.
3And 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 consecrate him, that he may
minister unto me in the priest's office.
these are the garments which they shall make; a breastplate, and an ephod, and a robe, and a broidered coat, a mitre, and
a girdle: and they shall make holy garments for Aaron thy brother, and his sons, that he may minister unto me in the priest's
5And they shall take gold, and blue,
and purple, and scarlet, and fine linen.
they shall make the ephod of gold, of blue, and of purple, of scarlet, and fine twined linen, with cunning work.
7It shall have the two shoulderpieces thereof joined at the two edges thereof;
and so it shall be joined together.
curious girdle of the ephod, which is upon it, shall be of the same, according to the work thereof; even of gold, of blue,
and purple, and scarlet, and fine twined linen.
thou shalt take two onyx stones, and grave on them the names of the children of Israel:
10Six of their names on one stone, and the other six names of the rest on the other
stone, according to their birth.
work of an engraver in stone, like the engravings of a signet, shalt thou engrave the two stones with the names of the children
of Israel: thou shalt make them to be set in ouches of gold.
thou shalt put the two stones upon the shoulders of the ephod for stones of memorial unto the children of Israel: and Aaron
shall bear their names before the LORD upon his two shoulders for a memorial.
13And thou shalt make ouches of gold;
two chains of pure gold at the ends; of wreathen work shalt thou make them, and fasten the wreathen chains to the ouches.
15And thou shalt make the breastplate of judgment
with cunning work; after the work of the ephod thou shalt make it; of gold, of blue, and of purple, and of scarlet, and of
fine twined linen, shalt thou make it.
it shall be being doubled; a span shall be the length thereof, and a span shall be the breadth thereof.
17And thou shalt set in it settings of stones, even four rows of stones: the first
row shall be a sardius, a topaz, and a carbuncle: this shall be the first row.
18And the second row shall be an emerald, a sapphire, and a diamond.
19And the third row a ligure, an agate, and an amethyst.
20And the fourth row a beryl, and an onyx, and a jasper: they shall be set in gold
in their inclosings.
21And the stones shall
be with the names of the children of Israel, twelve, according to their names, like the engravings of a signet; every one
with his name shall they be according to the twelve tribes.
thou shalt make upon the breastplate chains at the ends of wreathen work of pure gold.
23And thou shalt make upon the breastplate two rings of gold, and shalt put the
two rings on the two ends of the breastplate.
thou shalt put the two wreathen chains of gold in the two rings which are on the ends of the breastplate.
25And the other two ends of the two wreathen chains thou shalt fasten in the two
ouches, and put them on the shoulderpieces of the ephod before it.
26And thou shalt make two rings of gold, and thou shalt put them upon the two ends of the breastplate
in the border thereof, which is in the side of the ephod inward.
27And two other rings of gold thou shalt make, and shalt put them on the two sides of the ephod underneath,
toward the forepart thereof, over against the other coupling thereof, above the curious girdle of the ephod.
28And they shall bind the breastplate by the rings thereof unto the rings of the
ephod with a lace of blue, that it may be above the curious girdle of the ephod, and that the breastplate be not loosed from
29And Aaron shall bear the names
of the children of Israel in the breastplate of judgment upon his heart, when he goeth in unto the holy place, for a memorial
before the LORD continually.
30And thou shalt
put in the breastplate of judgment the Urim and the Thummim; and they shall be upon Aaron's heart, when he goeth in before
the LORD: and Aaron shall bear the judgment of the children of Israel upon his heart before the LORD continually.
31And thou shalt make the robe of the ephod all of blue.
32And there shall be an hole in the top of it, in the midst thereof: it shall have
a binding of woven work round about the hole of it, as it were the hole of an habergeon, that it be not rent.
33And beneath upon the hem of it thou shalt make pomegranates of blue, and of purple,
and of scarlet, round about the hem thereof; and bells of gold between them round about:
34A golden bell and a pomegranate, a golden bell and a pomegranate, upon the hem
of the robe round about.
35And it shall be
upon Aaron to minister: and his sound shall be heard when he goeth in unto the holy place before the LORD, and when he cometh
out, that he die not.
36And thou shalt make
a plate of pure gold, and grave upon it, like the engravings of a signet, HOLINESS TO THE LORD.
37And thou shalt put it on a blue lace, that it may be upon the mitre; upon the
forefront of the mitre it shall be.
it shall be upon Aaron's forehead, that Aaron may bear the iniquity of the holy things, which the children of Israel shall
hallow in all their holy gifts; and it shall be always upon his forehead, that they may be accepted before the LORD.
39And thou shalt embroider the coat of fine linen, and thou shalt make the mitre
of fine linen, and thou shalt make the girdle of needlework.
for Aaron's sons thou shalt make coats, and thou shalt make for them girdles, and bonnets shalt thou make for them, for glory
and for beauty.
41And thou shalt put them
upon Aaron thy brother, and his sons with him; and shalt anoint them, and consecrate them, and sanctify them, that they may
minister unto me in the priest's office.
thou shalt make them linen breeches to cover their nakedness; from the loins even unto the thighs they shall reach:
43And they shall be upon Aaron, and upon his sons, when they come in unto the tabernacle
of the congregation, or when they come near unto the altar to minister in the holy place; that they bear not iniquity, and
die: it shall be a statute for ever unto him and his seed after him.