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You shall make a cover of pure gold, two and a half cubits long and a cubit and a half wide. Make two cherubim of gold–make them of hammered work–at the two ends of the cover.
Make one cherub at one end and the other cherub at the other end; of one piece with the cover shall you make the cherubim at its two ends. The cherubim shall have their wings spread out above, shielding the cover with their wings. They shall confront each other, the faces of the cherubim being turned toward the cover. Place the cover on top of the Ark, after depositing inside the Ark the Pact that I will give you. There I will meet with you, and I will impart to you–from above the cover, from between the two cherubim that are on top of the Ark of the Pact–all that I will command you concerning the Israelite people.
You shall make a table of acacia wood, two cubits long, one cubit wide, and a cubit and a half high. Overlay it with pure gold, and make a gold molding around it. Make a rim of a hand’s breadth around it, and make a gold molding for its rim round about. Make four gold rings for it, and attach the rings to the four corners at its four legs. The rings shall be next to the rim, as holders for poles to carry the table. Make the poles of acacia wood, and overlay them with gold; by these the table shall be carried. Make its bowls, ladles, jars and jugs with which to offer libations; make them of pure gold. And on the table you shall set the bread of display, to be before Me always.
From Parshat Terumah. From THE TANAKH: The New JPS Translation According to the Traditional Hebrew Text. Copyright 1985 by the Jewish Publication Society. Used by permission.

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