1 God spoke to Moses:
2 "Tell the Israelites that they are to set aside offerings for me. Receive the offerings from everyone who is willing to give.
3 These are the offerings I want you to receive from them: gold, silver, bronze;
4 blue, purple, and scarlet material; fine linen; goats' hair;
5 tanned rams' skins; dolphin skins; acacia wood;
6 lamp oil; spices for anointing oils and for fragrant incense;
7 onyx stones and other stones for setting in the Ephod and the Breastpiece.
8 Let them construct a Sanctuary for me so that I can live among them.
9 You are to construct it following the plans I've given you, the design for The Dwelling and the design for all its furnishings. The Chest
10 "First let them make a Chest using acacia wood: make it three and three-quarters feet long and two and one-quarter feet wide and deep