The Sabbath Command

1 Moses assembled the entire Israelite community and said to them, "These are the things that the Lord has commanded you to do:
2 For six days work is to be done, but on the seventh day you are to have a holy day, a Sabbath of complete rest to the Lord. Anyone who does work on it must be executed.
3 Do not light a fire in any of your homes on the Sabbath day."

Building the Tabernacle

4 Then Moses said to the entire Israelite community, "This is what the Lord has commanded:
5 Take up an offering for the Lord among you. Let everyone whose heart is willing bring this as the Lord's offering: gold, silver, and bronze;
6 blue, purple, and scarlet yarn; fine linen and goat hair;
7 ram skins dyed red and manatee skins;a acacia wood;
8 oil for the light; spices for the anointing oil and for the fragrant incense;
9 and onyx with gemstones to mount on the ephod and breastpiece.
10 "Let all the skilled craftsmenb among you come and make everything that the Lord has commanded:
11 the tabernacle-its tent and covering, its clasps and planks, its crossbars, its posts and bases;
12 the ark with its poles, the mercy seat, and the veil for the screen;
13 the table with its poles, all its utensils, and the bread of the Presence;c
14 the lampstand for light with its utensils and lamps as well as the oil for the light;
15 the altar of incense with its poles; the anointing oil and the fragrant incense; the entryway screen for the entrance to the tabernacle;
16 the altar of burnt offering with its bronze grate, its poles, and all its utensils; the basin with its stand;
17 the hangings of the courtyard, its posts and bases, and the screen for the gate of the courtyard;
18 the tent pegs for the tabernacle and the tent pegs for the courtyard, along with their ropes;
19 and the specially wovend garments for ministering in the sanctuary-the holy garments for Aaron the priest and the garments for his sons to serve as priests."