1 And from the blue and the purple and the scarlet strands, they made finely worked garments for ministering in the sanctuary, and made the holy garments for Aaron, as Jehovah had commanded Moses.
2 And Bezalel made the ephod of gold, of blue and purple and scarlet strands, and fine twined linen.
3 And they beat the gold into thin sheets and cut them into threads, to work into the blue and into the purple and into the scarlet strands and into the fine linen, the work of a skillful workman.
4 They made shoulder pieces for it, joined to it; at the two edges it was joined.
5 And the skillfully woven band, which was on it for its fastening, was of one piece with it and like it in workmanship, of gold, of blue and purple and scarlet strands, and fine twined linen, as Jehovah had commanded Moses.
6 And they made the onyx stones enclosed in settings of gold, engraved with the engravings of a signet according to the names of the sons of Israel.
7 And he put them on the shoulder pieces of the ephod as stones of remembrance for the sons of Israel as Jehovah had commanded Moses.
8 And he made the breastplate, the work of a skillful workman, like the work of the ephod, of gold, of blue and purple and scarlet strands, and of fine twined linen.
9 It was square; they made the breastplate doubled; a span in its length and a span in its width when doubled.
10 And they filled it with four rows of stones. The first row was a row of a sardius, a topaz, and an emerald;
11 And the second row, a carbuncle, a sapphire, and a diamond;
12 And the third row, a jacinth, an agate, and an amethyst;
13 And the fourth row, a chrysolite, an onyx, and a jasper. They were enclosed in settings of gold in their enclosures.
14 And the stones were according to the names of the sons of Israel, twelve, according to their names like the engravings of a signet, each according to his name, for the twelve tribes.
15 And they made on the breastplate twisted chains, a cordage work of pure gold.
16 And they made two settings of gold and two rings of gold, and put the two rings on the two ends of the breastplate.
17 And they put the two cords of gold in the two rings at the ends of the breastplate.
18 And the two other ends of the two cords they put on the two settings and put them on the shoulder pieces of the ephod at the front of it.
19 And they made two rings of gold and put them on the two ends of the breastplate on its edge, which was toward the ephod on the inside.
20 And they made two rings of gold and put them on the bottom of the two shoulder pieces of the ephod on the front of it, close to the place where it is joined, above the skillfully woven band of the ephod.