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Exodus 35

Exodus 35:1
And Moses sent for all the children of Israel to come together, and said to them, This is what the Lord has said and these are his orders.

Exodus 35:2  
Six days let work be done, but the seventh day is to be a holy day to you, a Sabbath of rest to the Lord; whoever does any work on that day is to be put to death.

Exodus 35:3  
No fire is to be lighted in any of your houses on the Sabbath day.

Exodus 35:4  
And Moses said to all the meeting of the children of Israel, This is the order which the Lord has given:

Exodus 35:5  
Take from among you an offering to the Lord; everyone who has the impulse in his heart, let him give his offering to the Lord; gold and silver and brass;

Exodus 35:6  
And blue and purple and red and the best linen and goats' hair,

Exodus 35:7  
And sheepskins coloured red, and leather, and hard wood,

Exodus 35:8  
And oil for the lights, and spices for the holy oil and for the sweet perfumes for burning.

Exodus 35:9  
And beryls and jewels to be cut for the ephod and for the priest's bag.

Exodus 35:10  
And let every wise-hearted man among you come and make whatever has been ordered by the Lord;

Exodus 35:11  
The House and its tent and its cover, its hooks and its boards, its rods and its pillars and its bases;

Exodus 35:12  
The ark with its cover and its rods and the veil hanging before it;

Exodus 35:13  
The table and its rods and all its vessels, and the holy bread;

Exodus 35:14  
And the support for the lights, with its vessels and its lights and the oil for the light;

Exodus 35:15  
And the altar for burning spices, with its rods, and the holy oil and the sweet perfume, and the curtain for the door, at the door of the House;

Exodus 35:16  
The altar of burned offerings, with its network of brass, its rods, and all its vessels, the washing-vessel and its base;

Exodus 35:17  
The hangings for the open space, its pillars and their bases, and the curtain for the doorway;

Exodus 35:18  
The nails for the House, and the nails for the open space and their cords;

Exodus 35:19  
The robes of needlework for the work of the holy place, the holy robes for Aaron the priest, and the robes for his sons when acting as priests.

Exodus 35:20  
And all the children of Israel went away from Moses.

Exodus 35:21  
And everyone whose heart was moved, everyone who was guided by the impulse of his spirit, came with his offering for the Lord, for whatever was needed for the Tent of meeting and its work and for the holy robes.

Exodus 35:22  
They came, men and women, all who were ready to give, and gave pins and nose-rings and finger-rings and neck-ornaments, all of gold; everyone gave an offering of gold to the Lord.

Exodus 35:23  
And everyone who had blue and purple and red and the best linen and goats' hair and sheepskins coloured red and leather, gave them.

Exodus 35:24  
Everyone who had silver and brass gave an offering of them to the Lord; and everyone who had hard wood, such as was needed for the work, gave it.

Exodus 35:25  
And all the women who were expert with their hands, made cloth, and gave the work of their hands, blue and purple and red and the best linen.

Exodus 35:26  
And those women who had the knowledge, made the goats' hair into cloth.

Exodus 35:27  
And the rulers gave the beryls and the cut jewels for the ephod and the priest's bag;

Exodus 35:28  
And the spice and the oil for the light, and the holy oil and the sweet perfumes.

Exodus 35:29  
The children of Israel, every man and woman, from the impulse of their hearts, gave their offerings freely to the Lord for the work which the Lord had given Moses orders to have done.

Exodus 35:30  
And Moses said to the children of Israel, See, the Lord has made selection of Bezalel, the son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah;

Exodus 35:31  
And he has made him full of the spirit of God, in all wisdom and knowledge and art of every sort;

Exodus 35:32  
As an expert designer of beautiful things, working in gold and silver and brass;

Exodus 35:33  
Trained in the cutting of stones and the ornamenting of wood and in every sort of handwork.

Exodus 35:34  
And he has given to him, and to Oholiab, the son of Ahisamach, of the tribe of Dan, the power of training others.

Exodus 35:35  
To them he has given knowledge of all the arts of the handworker, of the designer, and the expert workman; of the maker of needlework in blue and purple and red and the best linen, and of the maker of cloth; in all the arts of the designer and the trained workman they are expert.


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