He made the curtain out of violet, purple, crimson, and white fabrics, and embroidered on it decorative cherubim.
1 Come, let’s consider your options,” 2 says the Lord. “Though your sins have stained you like the color red, you can become 3 white like snow; though they are as easy to see as the color scarlet, you can become 4 white like wool. 5
“Now send me a man who is skilled in working with gold, silver, bronze, and iron, as well as purple, crimson, and violet colored fabrics, and who knows how to engrave. He will work with my skilled craftsmen here in Jerusalem 1 and Judah, whom my father David provided.
whose mother is a Danite and whose father is a Tyrian. 1 He knows how to work with gold, silver, bronze, iron, stones, and wood, as well as purple, violet, white, and crimson fabrics. He knows how to do all kinds of engraving and understands any design given to him. He will work with your skilled craftsmen and the skilled craftsmen of my lord David your father.
Who is this who comes from Edom, 1 dressed in bright red, coming from Bozrah? 2 Who 3 is this one wearing royal attire, 4 who marches confidently 5 because of his great strength? “It is I, the one who announces vindication, and who is able to deliver!” 6
Then 1 he is to take the live bird along with the piece of cedar wood, the scrap of crimson fabric, and the twigs of hyssop, and he is to dip them and the live bird in the blood of the bird slaughtered over the fresh water,
He must then take the piece of cedar wood, the twigs of hyssop, the scrap of crimson fabric, and the live bird, and dip them in the blood of the slaughtered bird and in the fresh water, and sprinkle the house seven times.
So he is to decontaminate the house with the blood of the bird, the fresh water, the live bird, the piece of cedar wood, the twigs of hyssop, and the scrap of crimson fabric,
And you, Zion, city doomed to destruction, 1 you accomplish nothing 2 by wearing a beautiful dress, 3 decking yourself out in jewels of gold, and putting on eye shadow! 4 You are making yourself beautiful for nothing. Your lovers spurn you. They want to kill you. 5
Afterward his brother came out – the one who had the scarlet thread on his hand – and he was named Zerah. 1
blue, purple, and scarlet yarn, fine linen, goat’s hair,
He made the ephod of gold, blue, purple, scarlet, and fine twisted linen.
They made pomegranates of blue, purple, and scarlet yarn and twisted linen 1 around the hem of the robe.