They took from Moses all the offerings that the Israelites had brought for the work of constructing the Sanctuary. The people kept on bringing in their freewill offerings, morning after morning.
All the artisans who were at work making everything involved in constructing the Sanctuary came, one after another,
to Moses, saying, "The people are bringing more than enough for doing this work that God has commanded us to do!"
So Moses sent out orders through the camp: "Men! Women! No more offerings for the building of the Sanctuary!"
There was plenty of material for all the work to be done. Enough and more than enough. The Tapestries
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