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Bible in one year

February 13

Exodus 37:1-29
1. Bezalel made the ark of acacia wood. Two cubits and a half was its length, a cubit and a half its breadth, and a cubit and a half its height.
2. And he overlaid it with pure gold inside and outside, and made a molding of gold around it.
3. And he cast for it four rings of gold for its four feet, two rings on its one side and two rings on its other side.
4. And he made poles of acacia wood and overlaid them with gold
5. and put the poles into the rings on the sides of the ark to carry the ark.
6. And he made a mercy seat of pure gold. Two cubits and a half was its length, and a cubit and a half its breadth.
7. And he made two cherubim of gold. He made them of hammered work on the two ends of the mercy seat,
8. one cherub on the one end, and one cherub on the other end. Of one piece with the mercy seat he made the cherubim on its two ends.
9. The cherubim spread out their wings above, overshadowing the mercy seat with their wings, with their faces one to another; toward the mercy seat were the faces of the cherubim.
10. He also made the table of acacia wood. Two cubits was its length, a cubit its breadth, and a cubit and a half its height.
11. And he overlaid it with pure gold, and made a molding of gold around it.
12. And he made a rim around it a handbreadth wide, and made a molding of gold around the rim.
13. He cast for it four rings of gold and fastened the rings to the four corners at its four legs.
14. Close to the frame were the rings, as holders for the poles to carry the table.
15. He made the poles of acacia wood to carry the table, and overlaid them with gold.
16. And he made the vessels of pure gold that were to be on the table, its plates and dishes for incense, and its bowls and flagons with which to pour drink offerings.
17. He also made the lampstand of pure gold. He made the lampstand of hammered work. Its base, its stem, its cups, its calyxes, and its flowers were of one piece with it.
18. And there were six branches going out of its sides, three branches of the lampstand out of one side of it and three branches of the lampstand out of the other side of it;
19. three cups made like almond blossoms, each with calyx and flower, on one branch, and three cups made like almond blossoms, each with calyx and flower, on the other branch- so for the six branches going out of the lampstand.
20. And on the lampstand itself were four cups made like almond blossoms, with their calyxes and flowers,
21. and a calyx of one piece with it under each pair of the six branches going out of it.
22. Their calyxes and their branches were of one piece with it. The whole of it was a single piece of hammered work of pure gold.
23. And he made its seven lamps and its tongs and its trays of pure gold.
24. He made it and all its utensils out of a talent of pure gold.
25. He made the altar of incense of acacia wood. Its length was a cubit, and its breadth was a cubit. It was square, and two cubits was its height. Its horns were of one piece with it.
26. He overlaid it with pure gold, its top and around its sides and its horns. And he made a molding of gold around it,
27. and made two rings of gold on it under its molding, on two opposite sides of it, as holders for the poles with which to carry it.
28. And he made the poles of acacia wood and overlaid them with gold.
29. He made the holy anointing oil also, and the pure fragrant incense, blended as by the perfumer.

Exodus 38:1-31
1. He made the altar of burnt offering of acacia wood. Five cubits was its length, and five cubits its breadth. It was square, and three cubits was its height.
2. He made horns for it on its four corners. Its horns were of one piece with it, and he overlaid it with bronze.
3. And he made all the utensils of the altar, the pots, the shovels, the basins, the forks, and the fire pans. He made all its utensils of bronze.
4. And he made for the altar a grating, a network of bronze, under its ledge, extending halfway down.
5. He cast four rings on the four corners of the bronze grating as holders for the poles.
6. He made the poles of acacia wood and overlaid them with bronze.
7. And he put the poles through the rings on the sides of the altar to carry it with them. He made it hollow, with boards.
8. He made the basin of bronze and its stand of bronze, from the mirrors of the ministering women who ministered in the entrance of the tent of meeting.
9. And he made the court. For the south side the hangings of the court were of fine twined linen, a hundred cubits;
10. their twenty pillars and their twenty bases were of bronze, but the hooks of the pillars and their fillets were of silver.
11. And for the north side there were hangings of a hundred cubits, their twenty pillars, their twenty bases were of bronze, but the hooks of the pillars and their fillets were of silver.
12. And for the west side were hangings of fifty cubits, their ten pillars, and their ten bases; the hooks of the pillars and their fillets were of silver.
13. And for the front to the east, fifty cubits.
14. The hangings for one side of the gate were fifteen cubits, with their three pillars and three bases.
15. And so for the other side. On both sides of the gate of the court were hangings of fifteen cubits, with their three pillars and their three bases.
16. All the hangings around the court were of fine twined linen.
17. And the bases for the pillars were of bronze, but the hooks of the pillars and their fillets were of silver. The overlaying of their capitals was also of silver, and all the pillars of the court were filleted with silver.
18. And the screen for the gate of the court was embroidered with needlework in blue and purple and scarlet yarns and fine twined linen. It was twenty cubits long and five cubits high in its breadth, corresponding to the hangings of the court.
19. And their pillars were four in number. Their four bases were of bronze, their hooks of silver, and the overlaying of their capitals and their fillets of silver.
20. And all the pegs for the tabernacle and for the court all around were of bronze.
21. These are the records of the tabernacle, the tabernacle of the testimony, as they were recorded at the commandment of Moses, the responsibility of the Levites under the direction of Ithamar the son of Aaron the priest.
22. Bezalel the son of Uri, son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah, made all that the LORD commanded Moses;
23. and with him was Oholiab the son of Ahisamach, of the tribe of Dan, an engraver and designer and embroiderer in blue and purple and scarlet yarns and fine twined linen.
24. All the gold that was used for the work, in all the construction of the sanctuary, the gold from the offering, was twenty-nine talents and 730 shekels, by the shekel of the sanctuary.
25. The silver from those of the congregation who were recorded was a hundred talents and 1,775 shekels, by the shekel of the sanctuary:
26. a beka a head (that is, half a shekel, by the shekel of the sanctuary), for everyone who was listed in the records, from twenty years old and upward, for 603,550 men.
27. The hundred talents of silver were for casting the bases of the sanctuary and the bases of the veil; a hundred bases for the hundred talents, a talent a base.
28. And of the 1,775 shekels he made hooks for the pillars and overlaid their capitals and made fillets for them.
29. The bronze that was offered was seventy talents and 2,400 shekels;
30. with it he made the bases for the entrance of the tent of meeting, the bronze altar and the bronze grating for it and all the utensils of the altar,
31. the bases around the court, and the bases of the gate of the court, all the pegs of the tabernacle, and all the pegs around the court.

Psalms 22:9-15
9. Yet you are he who took me from the womb; you made me trust you at my mother's breasts.
10. On you was I cast from my birth, and from my mother's womb you have been my God.
11. Be not far from me, for trouble is near, and there is none to help.
12. Many bulls encompass me; strong bulls of Bashan surround me;
13. they open wide their mouths at me, like a ravening and roaring lion.
14. I am poured out like water, and all my bones are out of joint; my heart is like wax; it is melted within my breast;
15. my strength is dried up like a potsherd, and my tongue sticks to my jaws; you lay me in the dust of death.

Proverbs 8:12-21
12. "I, wisdom, dwell with prudence, and I find knowledge and discretion.
13. The fear of the LORD is hatred of evil. Pride and arrogance and the way of evil and perverted speech I hate.
14. I have counsel and sound wisdom; I have insight; I have strength.
15. By me kings reign, and rulers decree what is just;
16. by me princes rule, and nobles, all who govern justly.
17. I love those who love me, and those who seek me diligently find me.
18. Riches and honor are with me, enduring wealth and righteousness.
19. My fruit is better than gold, even fine gold, and my yield than choice silver.
20. I walk in the way of righteousness, in the paths of justice,
21. granting an inheritance to those who love me, and filling their treasuries.

Matthew 26:51-75
51. And behold, one of those who were with Jesus stretched out his hand and drew his sword and struck the servant of the high priest and cut off his ear.
52. Then Jesus said to him, "Put your sword back into its place. For all who take the sword will perish by the sword.
53. Do you think that I cannot appeal to my Father, and he will at once send me more than twelve legions of angels?
54. But how then should the Scriptures be fulfilled, that it must be so?"
55. At that hour Jesus said to the crowds, "Have you come out as against a robber, with swords and clubs to capture me? Day after day I sat in the temple teaching, and you did not seize me.
56. But all this has taken place that the Scriptures of the prophets might be fulfilled." Then all the disciples left him and fled.
57. Then those who had seized Jesus led him to Caiaphas the high priest, where the scribes and the elders had gathered.
58. And Peter was following him at a distance, as far as the courtyard of the high priest, and going inside he sat with the guards to see the end.
59. Now the chief priests and the whole Council were seeking false testimony against Jesus that they might put him to death,
60. but they found none, though many false witnesses came forward. At last two came forward
61. and said, "This man said, 'I am able to destroy the temple of God, and to rebuild it in three days.'"
62. And the high priest stood up and said, "Have you no answer to make? What is it that these men testify against you?"
63. But Jesus remained silent. And the high priest said to him, "I adjure you by the living God, tell us if you are the Christ, the Son of God."
64. Jesus said to him, "You have said so. But I tell you, from now on you will see the Son of Man seated at the right hand of Power and coming on the clouds of heaven."
65. Then the high priest tore his robes and said, "He has uttered blasphemy. What further witnesses do we need? You have now heard his blasphemy.
66. What is your judgment?" They answered, "He deserves death."
67. Then they spit in his face and struck him. And some slapped him,
68. saying, "Prophesy to us, you Christ! Who is it that struck you?"
69. Now Peter was sitting outside in the courtyard. And a servant girl came up to him and said, "You also were with Jesus the Galilean."
70. But he denied it before them all, saying, "I do not know what you mean."
71. And when he went out to the entrance, another servant girl saw him, and she said to the bystanders, "This man was with Jesus of Nazareth."
72. And again he denied it with an oath: "I do not know the man."
73. After a little while the bystanders came up and said to Peter, "Certainly you too are one of them, for your accent betrays you."
74. Then he began to invoke a curse on himself and to swear, "I do not know the man." And immediately the rooster crowed.
75. And Peter remembered the saying of Jesus, "Before the rooster crows, you will deny me three times." And he went out and wept bitterly.