1750 Challoner Revision of the Douay-Rheims (DR)
30:1 ¶ Thou shalt make also an altar to burn incense, of setim wood.
30:2 It shall be a cubit in length, and another in breadth, that is, four square, and two in height. Horns shall go out of the same.
30:3 And thou shalt overlay it with the purest gold, as well the grate thereof, as the walls round about, and the horns. And thou shalt make to it a crown of gold round about,
30:4 And two golden rings under the crown on either side, that the bars may be put into them, and the altar be carried.
30:5 And thou shalt make the bars also of setim wood, and shalt overlay them with gold.
30:6 And thou shalt set the altar over against the veil, that hangeth before the ark of the testimony before the propitiatory wherewith the testimony is covered, where I will speak to thee.
30:7 And Aaron shall burn sweet smelling incense upon it in the morning. When he shall dress the lamps, he shall burn it:
30:8 And when he shall place them in the evening, he shall burn an everlasting incense before the Lord throughout your generations.
30:9 You shall not offer upon it incense of another composition, nor oblation, and victim, neither shall you offer libations.
30:10 And Aaron shall pray upon the horns thereof once a year, with the blood of that which was offered for sin; and shall make atonement upon it in your generations. It shall be most holy to the Lord.
30:11 ¶ And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying:
30:12 When thou shalt take the sum of the children of Israel, according to their number, every one of them shall give a price for their souls to the Lord, and there shall be no scourge among them, when they shall be reckoned.
30:13 And this shall every one give that passeth at the naming, half a sicle according to the standard of the temple. A sicle hath twenty obols. Half a sicle shall be offered to the Lord.
30:14 He that is counted in the number from twenty years and upwards, shall give the price.
30:15 The rich man shall not add to half a sicle, and the poor man shall diminish nothing.
30:16 And the money received, which was contributed by the children of Israel, thou shalt deliver unto the uses of the tabernacle of the testimony, that it may be a memorial of them before the Lord, and he may be merciful to their souls.
30:17 ¶ And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying:
30:18 Thou shalt make also a brazen laver with its foot to wash in: and thou shalt set it between the tabernacle of the testimony and the altar. And water being put into it:
30:19 Aaron and his sons shall wash their hands and feet in it:
30:20 When they are going into the tabernacle of the testimony, and when they are to come to the altar, to offer on it incense to the Lord,
30:21 Lest perhaps they die. It shall be an everlasting law to him, and to his seed by successions.
30:22 ¶ And the Lord spoke to Moses,
30:23 Saying: Take spices, of principal and chosen myrrh five hundred sicles, and of cinnamon half so much; that is, two hundred and fifty sicles, of calamus in like manner two hundred and fifty,
30:24 And of cassia five hundred sicles by the weight of the sanctuary, of oil of olives the measure hin:
30:25 And thou shalt make the holy oil of unction, an ointment compounded after the art of the perfumer,
30:26 And therewith thou shalt anoint the tabernacle of the testimony, and the ark of the testament,
30:27 And the table with the vessels thereof, the candlestick and furniture thereof, the altars of incense,
30:28 And of holocaust, and all the furniture that belongeth to the service of them.
30:29 And thou shalt sanctify all, and they shall be most holy: he that shall touch them shall be sanctified.
30:30 Thou shalt anoint Aaron and his sons, and shalt sanctify them, that they may do the office of priesthood unto me.
30:31 And thou shalt say to the children of Israel: This oil of unction shall be holy unto me throughout your generations.
30:32 The flesh of man shall not be anointed therewith, and you shall make none other of the same composition, because it is sanctified, and shall be holy unto you.
30:33 What man soever shall compound such, and shall give thereof to a stranger, he shall be cut off from his people.
30:34 ¶ And the Lord said to Moses: Take unto thee spices, stacte, and onycha, galbanum of sweet savour, and the clearest frankincense, all shall be of equal weight.
30:35 And thou shalt make incense compounded by the work of the perfumer, well tempered together, and pure, and most worthy of sanctification.
30:36 And when thou hast beaten all into very small powder, thou shalt set of it before the tabernacle of the testimony, in the place where I will appear to thee. Most holy shall this incense be unto you.
30:37 You shall not make such a composition for your own uses, because it is holy to the Lord.
30:38 What man soever shall make the like, to enjoy the smell thereof, he shall perish out of his people.
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