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Exodus 35 (New American Standard)

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The Sabbath Emphasized

1 Then Moses assembled all the congregation of the sons of Israel, and said to them, "1These are the things that the LORD has commanded you to ado: 2 "2For six days work may be done, but on the seventh day you shall have a holy day, 3a sabbath of complete rest to the LORD; 4whoever does any work on it shall be put to death. 3 "5You shall not kindle a fire in any of your dwellings on the sabbath day." 4 Moses spoke to all the congregation of the sons of Israel, saying, "This is the thing which the LORD has commanded, saying, 5 '6Take from among you a bcontribution to the LORD; whoever is of a willing heart, let him bring it as the LORD'S ccontribution: gold, silver, and dbronze, 6 and eblue, purple and scarlet material, fine linen, goats' hair, 7 and rams' skins fdyed red, and porpoise skins, and acacia wood, 8 and oil for lighting, and spices for the anointing oil, and for the fragrant incense, 9 and onyx stones and setting stones for the ephod and for the gbreastpiece.

Tabernacle Workmen

10 '7Let every skillful man among you come, and make all that the LORD has commanded: 11 the h8tabernacle, its tent and its covering, its hooks and its boards, its bars, its pillars, and its isockets; 12 the 9ark and its poles, the jmercy seat, and the curtain of the screen; 13 the 10table and its poles, and all its kutensils, and the bread of the lPresence; 14 the 11lampstand also for the light and its utensils and its lamps and the oil for the light; 15 and the 12altar of incense and its poles, and the 13anointing oil and the 14fragrant incense, and the screen for the doorway at the mentrance of the tabernacle; 16 15the altar of burnt offering with its nbronze grating, its poles, and all its outensils, the pbasin and its stand; 17 16the hangings of the court, its pillars and its qsockets, and the screen for the gate of the court; 18 the pegs of the tabernacle and the pegs of the court and their cords; 19 the r17woven garments for ministering in the holy place, the holy garments for Aaron the priest and the garments of his sons, to minister as priests.' "

Gifts Received

20 Then all the congregation of the sons of Israel departed from Moses' presence. 21 18Everyone whose heart sstirred him and everyone whose spirit tmoved him came and brought the LORD'S ucontribution for the work of the tent of meeting and for all its service and for the holy garments. 22 Then all vwhose hearts moved them, both men and women, came and brought brooches and wearrings and signet rings and bracelets, all articles of gold; so did every man who xpresented an offering of gold to the LORD. 23 Every man, ywho had in his possession zblue and purple and scarlet material and fine linen and goats' hair and rams' skins aadyed red and porpoise skins, brought them. 24 Everyone who could make a bbcontribution of silver and ccbronze brought the LORD'S ddcontribution; and every man eewho had in his possession acacia wood for any work of the service brought it. 25 All the ffskilled women spun with their hands, and brought what they had spun, in ggblue and purple and scarlet material and in fine linen. 26 All the women whose heart hhstirred with a skill spun the goats' hair. 27 The rulers brought the onyx stones and the stones for setting for the ephod and for the iibreastpiece; 28 and 19the spice and the oil for the light and for the anointing oil and for the fragrant incense. 29 The jjIsraelites , all the men and women, whose heart kkmoved them to bring material for all the work, which the LORD had commanded through Moses to be done, brought a 20freewill offering to the LORD. 30 21Then Moses said to the sons of Israel, "See, the LORD has called by name Bezalel the son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah. 31 "And He has filled him with the Spirit of God, in wisdom, in understanding and in knowledge and in all llcraftsmanship; 32 mmto make designs for working in gold and in silver and in nnbronze, 33 and in the cutting of stones for settings and in the carving of wood, so as to perform in every inventive work. 34 "He also has put in his heart to teach, both he and 22Oholiab, the son of Ahisamach, of the tribe of Dan. 35 "23He has filled them with ooskill to perform every work of an engraver and of a designer and of an embroiderer, in ppblue and in purple and in scarlet material, and in fine linen, and of a weaver, as performers of every work and makers of designs.
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