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A Jewel - Colors - Numbers
by Angela Doreathy Watkins
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A Jewel - Colors - Numbers

Exodus 26: 1, 4, 6, 19, 20, 31, 32, 36, 37

Exodus 28: 4-22, 28, 31, 33, 36, 39, 41

Verse 1 - MOREOVER thou shalt make the tabernacle with ... ten ... curtains of fine twined line, ... and blue, ... and purple, ... and scarlet: ... with cherubims of cunning work shalt thou make them.

ten - The cardinal number following nine and preceding eleven, or any of the symbols or combinations of symbols

blue - Having the color of the clear sky. Faithful, genuine; Devoted to literature. A blueprint, severe, strict.

purple - A color of red and blue; royal power or dignity; preeminence in rank or wealth

scarlet - A brilliant red, inclining to orange.

Verse 4 - And thou shalt make hoops of blue upon the edge of the one curtain from the selvedge in the coupling; and likewise shalt thou make in the utter most edge of another curtain, in the coupling of the second.

one - A unit; a single individual or object

second - Next in order, authority, responsibility, below the first or best, Identical in character with someone; supporter or assistant; promote; encourage; place, rank; AID, HELP

Verse 6 - And thou shalt make fifty taches of gold, and couple the curtains together with the taches: and it shall be one tabernacle.

fifty - Ten more than forty or five times ten

gold - yellow color, very heavy. Wealth; riches. golden-yellow color.

Verse 19 - And thou shalt make forty sockets of silver under the twenty boards; two sockets under one board for his two tenons, and two sockets under another board for his two tenons.

forty - Ten more than thirty, or four times ten. Ten plus thirty, four times ten.

Silver - Ready cash or change; money. Currency. Silver color. Silverware.

twenty - Ten plus ten.

Verse 20 - And for the second side of the tabernacle on the north side there shall be twenty boards:

Verse 31 - And thou shalt make a vail of blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine twined linen of cunning work: with cherubims shall it be made:

Verse 32 - And thou shalt hang it upon four pillars of shittim wood overlaid with gold: their hooks shall be of gold, upon the four sockets of silver.

four - One more than three; two times two; two plus two

Verse 36 - And thou shalt make an hanging for the door of the tent, of blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine twined linen, wrought with needlework.

Verse 37 - And thou shalt make for the hanging five pillars of shittim wood, and overlay them with gold, and their hooks shall be of gold: and thou shalt cast five sockets of brass for them.

five - The cardinal number following four and preceding six, or any of the symbols.

Exodus 28:4-22, 28, 31, 33, 36, 39, 41

Verse 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.

Verse 5 - And they shall take gold, and blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine line.

Verse 6 - And they shall make the ephod of gold, of blue, of scarlet, and fine twined linen with cunning work.

Verse 7 - It shall have the two shoulderpieces thereof joined at the two edges thereof; and so it shall be joined together.

Verse 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.

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

two - One more than one

onyx - Quartz consisting of layers of different colors

stones - A gravestone; A precious stone; gem. A measure of weight.

Verse 10 - Six of their names on one stone, and the other six names of the rest on the other stone, according to their birth.

six - The cardinal number following five and preceding seven; or any of the symbols.

Verse 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.

Verse 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.

Verse 13 - And thou shalt make ouches of gold.

Verse 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.

Verse 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 line, shalt thou make it.

Verse 16 - Foursquare it shall being doubled; a span shall be the length thereof, and a span shall be the breadth thereof.


doubled - Twice as much. Having two; pairs; coupled. Twice as large, heavy, many. A two-base hit in baseball. A double star. A church feast at which the chant is said both before and after the psalms.

Verse 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.

sardius - A stone in the breastplate of the Hebrew high priest.

topaz - A yellow sapphire. Citrine. Brilliant green - and - gold plumage. Brownish-gold color, the color of the mineral.

carbuncle - A red garnet, any gem of brilliant fire and deep-red color.

Verse 18 - And the second row shall be an emerald, a sapphire, and a diamond.

emerald - A bright green, one of the most highly valued gems. In the Bible, an unidentified precious stone. A rich and vivid green. Of a rich green color.

sapphire - Usually blue. Deep pure blue.

diamond - Valuable gem with a beautiful display of colors. To adorn with diamonds. The square enclosed by the lines between the bases on a baseball field.

Verse 19 - And the third row a beryl, an ligure, an agate, and an amethyst.

ligure - A precious stone, possibly the jacinth, worn by the High Priest of ancient Israel.

jacinth - The mineral zircon: a gem stone. A hyacinth.

hyacinth - A gem, bluish-violet, sapphire, brownish, reddish or orange zircon.

agate - A gem

amethyst - Clear purple or violet color;; a precious stone. A blue-red color.

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

fourth - Next in order after third. In the fourth order, rank, or place.

beryl - Aquamarine and emerald are used as gems. A green or emerald-green, light-blue, yellow, pink or white.

jasper - Usually red, brown, or yellow color of quartz of a high polish. A stone in the breastplate of the high priest.

Verse 21 - And the stones shall be with the name of the children of Israel, twelve according to their names, like the engravings of a signet; everyone with his name shall they be according to the twelve tribes.

twelve - The sum of ten and two. Six twice.

Verse 22 - And thou shalt make the breastplate chains at the ends of wreathen work of pure gold.

Verse 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.

Verse 31 - And thou shalt make the robe of the ephod all of blue.

Verse 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:

Verse 36 - And thou shalt make a plate of pure gold, and grave upon it, the engravings of a signet, HOLINESS TO THE LORD.

Verse 39 - And thou shalt embroider the coat of fine line, and thou shalt make the mitre of fine linen, and thou shalt make the girdle of needlework.

Verse 41 - And thou shalt put them upon Aaron they brother, and his sons with him; and shalt anoint them, consecrate them, and sanctify them, that they may minister unto me in the priest's office.

Scripture reference taken/used from KJV, SouthWestern Co., Nashville, TN

Angela D. Watkins, Arella Amarissa

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