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  • 2.Mose 31

Oholiab and Bezalel

311The Lord said to Moses,

2“See, I have called by name xBezalel the son of Uri, son of yHur, of the tribe of Judah,

17:10, 12; 24:14

35:30; 36:1; 1 Chr. 2:20

3and I have zfilled him with the Spirit of God, with ability and intelligence, with knowledge and all craftsmanship,

35:31; [1 Kgs. 7:14]

4to devise artistic designs, to work in gold, silver, and bronze,

5in cutting stones for setting, and in carving wood, to work in every craft.

6And behold, I have appointed with him aOholiab, the son of Ahisamach, of the tribe of Dan. And I have given to all able men bability, that they may make all that I have commanded you:

28:3; 35:10, 35; 36:1


7cthe tent of meeting, and dthe ark of the testimony, and ethe mercy seat that is on it, and all the furnishings of the tent,

See 37:6-9

See 37:1-5

See 36:8-38

8fthe table and its utensils, and gthe pure lampstand with all its utensils, and hthe altar of incense,

See 37:25-28

See 37:17-24

See 37:10-16

9and ithe altar of burnt offering with all its utensils, and jthe basin and its stand,


See 38:1-7

10and kthe finely worked garments,1 the holy garments for Aaron the priest and the garments of his sons, for their service as priests,

35:19; 39:1, 41

Or garments for worship

11and lthe anointing oil and the fragrant mincense for the Holy Place. According to all that I have commanded you, they shall do.”

30:7, 34

30:25, 31; 37:29

The Sabbath

12And the Lord said to Moses,

13“You are to speak to the people of Israel and say, ‘Above all you shall keep my Sabbaths, for this is a sign between me and you throughout your generations, that you may know that I, the Lord, sanctify you.

14You shall keep the Sabbath, because it is holy for you. Everyone who profanes it shall be put to death. nWhoever does any work on it, that soul shall be cut off from among his people.

35:2; [Jer. 17:27]; See Num. 15:32-36

15oSix days shall work be done, but pthe seventh day is a Sabbath of solemn rest, holy to the Lord. nWhoever does any work on the Sabbath day shall be put to death.

[See 14 above]

16:23; 20:10; Gen. 2:2

See 20:9

16Therefore the people of Israel shall keep the Sabbath, observing the Sabbath throughout their generations, as a covenant forever.

17qIt is a sign forever between me and the people of Israel that rin six days the Lord made heaven and earth, and son the seventh day he rested and was refreshed.’”

Gen. 2:2; Heb. 4:4, 10

Gen. 1:31


18And he gave to Moses, when he had finished speaking with him on Mount Sinai, the ttwo tablets of the testimony, tablets of stone, written with uthe finger of God.

See 8:19

24:12; 32:15; Deut. 4:13; 5:22; 9:10; [2 Cor. 3:3]