Holiness to the Lord - Exodus 28

And take thou unto thee Aaron thy brother, and his  sons with him, from among the children of Israel, that he  may minister unto me in the priest’s office, even Aaron,  Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar, Aaron’s sons.  Exodus 28:1  KJV

Exodus 28:2 And thou shalt make holy garments for Aaron thy  brother for glory and for beauty. 

Exodus 28:3 And thou shalt speak unto all that are wise hearted, whom I have filled  with the spirit of wisdom, that they may make Aaron’s  garments to consecrate him, that he may minister unto me in  the priest’s office. 

Exodus 28:4 And these are the garments  which they shall make; a breastplate, and an ephod, and a  robe, and a broidered coat, a mitre, and a girdle: and they  shall make holy garments for Aaron thy brother, and his  sons, that he may minister unto me in the priest’s office.   

Exodus 28:5 And they shall take gold, and blue, and purple, and  scarlet, and fine linen.  

Exodus 28:6 And they shall make the ephod of gold, of blue,  and of purple, of scarlet, and fine twined linen, with  cunning work. 

Exodus 28:7 It shall have the two shoulder pieces  thereof joined at the two edges thereof; and so it shall be  joined together. 

Exodus 28:8 And the curious girdle of the ephod,  which is upon it, shall be of the same, according to the  work thereof; even of gold, of blue, and purple, and  scarlet, and fine twined linen. 

Exodus 28:9 And thou shalt take  two onyx stones, and grave on them the names of the  children of Israel: 

Exodus 28:10 Six of their names on one stone,  and the other six names of the rest on the other stone,  according to their birth. 

Exodus 28:11 With the work of an  engraver in stone, like the engravings of a signet, shalt  thou engrave the two stones with the names of the children  of Israel: thou shalt make them to be set in ouches of gold.  

Exodus 28:12 And thou shalt put the two stones upon the  shoulders of the ephod for stones of memorial unto the  children of Israel: and Aaron shall bear their names before  the LORD upon his two shoulders for a memorial.  

Exodus 28:13 And thou shalt make ouches of gold; 

Exodus 28:14  And two chains of pure gold at the ends; of wreathen  work shalt thou make them, and fasten the wreathen chains  to the ouches.  

Exodus 28:15 And thou shalt make the breastplate of judgment  with cunning work; after the work of the ephod thou shalt  make it; of gold, of blue, and of purple, and of  scarlet, and of fine twined linen, shalt thou make it.  

Exodus 28:16 Foursquare it shall be being doubled; a span  shall be the length thereof, and a span shall be the  breadth thereof. 

Exodus 28:17 And thou shalt set in it settings of  stones, even four rows of stones: the first row shall be  a sardius, a topaz, and a carbuncle: this shall be the first  row. 

Exodus 28:18 And the second row shall be an emerald, a  sapphire, and a diamond. 

Exodus 28:19 And the third row a  ligure, an agate, and an amethyst. 

Exodus 28:20 And the fourth  row a beryl, and an onyx, and a jasper: they shall be set in  gold in their inclosings. 

Exodus 28:21 And the stones shall be  with the names of the children of Israel, twelve, according  to their names, like the engravings of a signet; every one  with his name shall they be according to the twelve tribes.  

Exodus 28:22 And thou shalt make upon the breastplate chains  at the ends of wreathen work of pure gold. 

Exodus 28:23 And  thou shalt make upon the breastplate two rings of gold, and  shalt put the two rings on the two ends of the breastplate.  

Exodus 28:24 And thou shalt put the two wreathen chains of  gold in the two rings which are on the ends of the  breastplate. 

Exodus 28:25 And the other two ends of the two  wreathen chains thou shalt fasten in the two ouches, and  put them on the shoulder pieces of the ephod before it.  

Exodus 28:26 And thou shalt make two rings of gold, and thou  shalt put them upon the two ends of the breastplate in the  border thereof, which is in the side of the ephod inward.  

Exodus 28:27 And two other rings of gold thou shalt make, and  shalt put them on the two sides of the ephod underneath,  toward the forepart thereof, over against the other  coupling thereof, above the curious girdle of the ephod.   

Exodus 28:28 And they shall bind the breastplate by the rings  thereof unto the rings of the ephod with a lace of blue, that  it may be above the curious girdle of the ephod, and that  the breastplate be not loosed from the ephod. 

Exodus 28:29 And  Aaron shall bear the names of the children of Israel in the  breastplate of judgment upon his heart, when he goeth in  unto the holy place, for a memorial before the LORD  continually.  

Exodus 28:30 And thou shalt put in the breastplate of judgment  the Urim and the Thummim; and they shall be upon Aaron’s  heart, when he goeth in before the LORD: and Aaron shall  bear the judgment of the children of Israel upon his heart  before the LORD continually.  

Exodus 28:31 And thou shalt make the robe of the ephod all  of blue. 

Exodus 28:32 And there shall be an hole in the top of it,  in the midst thereof: it shall have a binding of woven work  round about the hole of it, as it were the hole of an  habergeon, that it be not rent.  

Exodus 28:33 And beneath upon the hem of it thou shalt make  pomegranates of blue, and of purple, and of scarlet,  round about the hem thereof; and bells of gold between  them round about: 

Exodus 28:34 A golden bell and a  pomegranate, a golden bell and a pomegranate, upon the  hem of the robe round about. 

Exodus 28:35 And it shall be upon  Aaron to minister: and his sound shall be heard when he  goeth in unto the holy place before the LORD, and when  he cometh out, that he die not.  

Exodus 28:36 And thou shalt make a plate of pure gold, and  grave upon it, like the engravings of a signet, HOLINESS  TO THE LORD. 

Exodus 28:37 And thou shalt put it on a blue  lace, that it may be upon the mitre; upon the forefront of the  mitre it shall be. 

Exodus 28:38 And it shall be upon Aaron’s  forehead, that Aaron may bear the iniquity of the holy  things, which the children of Israel shall hallow in all their  holy gifts; and it shall be always upon his forehead, that  they may be accepted before the LORD.  

Exodus 28:39 And thou shalt embroider the coat of fine linen,  and thou shalt make the mitre of fine linen, and thou shalt  make the girdle of needlework.  

Exodus 28:40 And for Aaron’s sons thou shalt make coats, and  thou shalt make for them girdles, and bonnets shalt thou  make for them, for glory and for beauty. 

Exodus 28:41 And thou  shalt put them upon Aaron thy brother, and his sons with  him; and shalt anoint them, and consecrate them, and  sanctify them, that they may minister unto me in the priest’s  office. 

Exodus 28:42 And thou shalt make them linen breeches to  cover their nakedness; from the loins even unto the thighs  they shall reach: 

Exodus 28:43 And they shall be upon Aaron,  and upon his sons, when they come in unto the tabernacle of  the congregation, or when they come near unto the altar to  minister in the holy place; that they bear not iniquity, and  die: it shall be a statute for ever unto him and his seed  after him.