Israel is admonished to observe the Sabbath—Free gifts are offered for the tabernacle—The calls and inspiration of certain artisans are confirmed.
1 And Moses gathered all the congregation of the children of Israel together, and said unto them, These are the words which the Lord hath commanded, that ye should do them.
2 aSix days shall bwork be done, but on the seventh day there shall be to you an holy day, a csabbath of rest to the Lord: whosoever doeth work therein shall be put to ddeath.
3 Ye shall akindle no fire throughout your habitations upon the sabbath day.
4 ¶ And Moses spake unto all the congregation of the children of Israel, saying, This is the thing which the Lord acommanded, saying,
5 Take ye from among you an offering unto the Lord: whosoever is of a awilling heart, let him bring it, an offering of the Lord; gold, and silver, and brass,
6 And blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine linen, and goats’ hair,
7 And rams’ skins dyed red, and badgers’ skins, and ashittim wood,
8 And oil for the light, and spices for anointing oil, and for the sweet incense,
9 And onyx stones, and stones to be set for the aephod, and for the breastplate.
10 And aevery wise hearted among you shall come, and make all that the Lord hath commanded;
11 The atabernacle, his tent, and his covering, bhis taches, and his boards, his bars, his pillars, and his sockets,
12 The aark, and the staves thereof, with the mercy seat, and the veil of the covering,
13 The atable, and his staves, and all bhis vessels, and the cshewbread,
14 The acandlestick also for the light, and his furniture, and his lamps, with the boil for the light,
15 And the aincense altar, and his staves, and the banointing oil, and the sweet incense, and the changing for the door at the entering in of the tabernacle,
16 The aaltar of burnt offering, with his brasen grate, his staves, and all his vessels, the laver and bhis foot,
17 The hangings of the court, his pillars, and their sockets, and the hanging for the door of the court,
18 The apins of the tabernacle, and the pins of the court, and their cords,
19 The acloths of service, to do service in the holy place, the holy garments for Aaron the priest, and the garments of his sons, to minister in the priest’s office.
20 ¶ And all the congregation of the children of Israel departed from the presence of Moses.
21 And they came, every one whose aheart stirred him up, and every one whom his spirit made bwilling, and they brought the Lord’s coffering dto the work of the etabernacle of the congregation, and for all his service, and for the holy garments.
22 And they came, both men and women, as many as were willing hearted, and brought abracelets, and earrings, and rings, and tablets, all bjewels of gold: and every man that offered offered an coffering of gold unto the Lord.
23 And every man, with whom was found blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine alinen, and goats’ hair, and red skins of rams, and badgers’ skins, brought them.
24 Every one that did offer an offering of silver and brass brought the Lord’s aoffering: and every man, with whom was found shittim wood for any work of the service, brought it.
25 And all the women that were awise hearted did spin with their hands, and brought that which they had spun, both of blue, and of purple, and of scarlet, and of fine linen.
26 And all the women whose heart stirred them up ain wisdom spun goats’ hair.
27 And the arulers brought onyx stones, and stones to be set, for the ephod, and for the breastplate;
28 And aspice, and oil for the light, and for the anointing oil, and for the sweet incense.
29 The children of Israel brought a awilling offering unto the Lord, every man and woman, whose heart made them willing to bring for all manner of work, which the Lord had commanded to be made by the hand of Moses.
30 ¶ And Moses said unto the children of Israel, See, the Lord hath called by name aBezaleel the son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah;
31 And he hath filled him with the spirit of God, in awisdom, in understanding, and in knowledge, and in all manner of bworkmanship;
32 And to devise acurious works, to work in gold, and in silver, and in brass,
33 And in the cutting of stones, to set them, and in carving of wood, to amake any manner of cunning work.
34 And he hath put in his heart that he may ateach, both he, and Aholiab, the son of Ahisamach, of the tribe of Dan.
35 Them hath he filled with awisdom of heart, to bwork all manner of work, of the engraver, and of the ccunning workman, and of the embroiderer, in blue, and in purple, in scarlet, and in fine linen, and of the weaver, even of them that do any work, and of those that devise cunning work.