Bible: Numbers 4:1-20
The Service of the Kohathites
4:7 “On the table of the presence 7 they must spread a blue 8 cloth, and put on it the dishes, the pans, the bowls, and the pitchers for pouring, and the Bread of the Presence must be on it continually. 4:8 They must spread over them a scarlet cloth, and cover the same with a covering of fine leather; and they must insert its poles.
4:9 “They must take a blue cloth and cover the lampstand of the light, with its lamps, its wick-trimmers, its trays, and all its oil vessels, with which they service it. 4:10 Then they must put it with all its utensils in a covering of fine leather, and put it on a carrying beam. 9
4:11 “They must spread a blue cloth on the gold altar, and cover it with a covering of fine leather; and they must insert its poles. 4:12 Then they must take all the utensils of the service, with which they serve in the sanctuary, put them in a blue cloth, cover them with a covering of fine leather, and put them on a carrying beam. 4:13 Also, they must take away the ashes from the altar 10 and spread a purple cloth over it. 4:14 Then they must place on it all its implements with which they serve there – the trays, the meat forks, the shovels, the basins, and all the utensils of the altar – and they must spread on it a covering of fine leather, and then insert its poles. 11
4:15 “When Aaron and his sons have finished 12 covering 13 the sanctuary and all the furnishings of the sanctuary, when the camp is ready to journey, then 14 the Kohathites will come to carry them; 15 but they must not touch 16 any 17 holy thing, or they will die. 18 These are the responsibilities 19 of the Kohathites with the tent of meeting.
4:16 “The appointed responsibility of Eleazar son of Aaron the priest is for the oil for the light, and the spiced incense, and the daily grain offering, and the anointing oil; he also has 20 the appointed responsibility over all the tabernacle with 21 all that is in it, over the sanctuary and over all its furnishings.” 22
4:17 Then the