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Exodus 37:6 And he made a mercy seat of pure gold, two and a half cubits long, and one and a half cubits wide.

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      6-10. made the mercy seat of pure gold--To construct a figure, whether the body of a beast or a man, with two extended wings, measuring from two to three feet from tip to tip, with the hammer, out of a solid piece of gold, was what few, if any, artisans of the present day could accomplish.


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Brief Summary: Bezaleel and his workmen are still busy, making I. The ark with the mercy-seat and the cherubim (v. 1-9). II. The table with its vessels (v. 10-16). III. The candlestick with its appurtenances (v. 17-24). IV. The golden altar for incense (v. 25-28). V. The holy oil and incense (v. 29). The particular appointment concerning each of which we had before the 25th and 30th chapters.

The making of the ark, and the furniture of the tabernacle.

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