31 w“You shall make the robe of the ephod all of blue. 32 There shall be an opening for his head in the middle of it; it shall have a woven binding all around its opening, like the opening in a coat of mail, so that it does not tear. 33 And upon its hem you shall make pomegranates of blue, purple, and scarlet, all around its hem, and bells of gold between them all around: 34 a golden bell and a pomegranate, a golden bell and a pomegranate, upon the hem of the robe all around. 35 And it shall be upon Aaron when he ministers, and its sound will be heard when he goes into the holy place before the Lord and when he comes out, that he may not die.
36 x“You shall also make a plate of pure gold and engrave on it, like the engraving of a signet:
HOLINESS TO THE LORD
37 And you shall put it on a blue cord, that it may be on the turban; it shall be on the front of the turban. 38 So it shall be on Aaron’s forehead, that Aaron may ybear the iniquity of the holy things which the children of Israel hallow in all their 1holy gifts; and it shall always be on his forehead, that they may be zaccepted before the Lord.
39 “You shall askillfully weave the tunic of fine linen thread, you shall make the turban of fine linen, and you shall make the sash of woven work.
40 b“For Aaron’s sons you shall make tunics, and you shall make sashes for them. And you shall make 2hats for them, for glory and cbeauty. 41 So you shall put them on Aaron your brother and on his sons with him. You shall danoint them, econsecrate them, and 3sanctify them, that they may minister to Me as priests. 42 And you shall make ffor them linen trousers to cover their 4nakedness; they shall 5reach from the waist to the thighs. 43 They shall be on Aaron and on his sons when they come into the tabernacle of meeting, or when they come near gthe altar to minister in the holy place, that they hdo not incur 6iniquity and die. iIt shall be a statute forever to him and his descendants after him.
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