Exodus 35:1 Then Moses assembled all the Congregation of the children of Israel, and sayd vnto them, These are the wordes which the Lord hath commanded, that ye should do them: Exodus 35:2 Six dayes thou shalt work, but the seuenth day shall bee vnto you the holy Sabbath of rest vnto the Lord: whosoeuer doth any worke therein, shall die. Exodus 35:3 Ye shall kindle no fire throughout all your habitations vpon the Sabbath day.
The free gifts for the Tabernacle.
Exodus 35:4 Againe, Moses spake vnto all the Congregation of the children of Israel, saying, This is the thing which the Lord commandeth, saying, Exodus 35:5 Take from among you an offering vnto the Lorde: whosoeuer is of a willing heart, let him bring this offring to the Lord, namely golde, and siluer, and brasse: Exodus 35:6 Also blewe silke, and purple, and skarlet, and fine linen, and goates heare, Exodus 35:7 And rams skins died red, and badgers skins with Shittim wood: Exodus 35:8 Also oyle for light, and spices for the anointing oyle, and for the sweete incense, Exodus 35:9 And onix stones, and stones to be set in the Ephod, and in the brest plate. Exodus 35:10 And all the wise hearted among you, shall come and make all that the Lord hath commanded: Exodus 35:11 That is, the Tabernacle, that pauilion thereof, and his couering, and his taches & his boards, his barres, his pillars and his sockets, Exodus 35:12 The Arke, and the barres thereof ye Merci-seate, and the vaile that couereth it, Exodus 35:13 The Table, and the barres of it, and all the instruments thereof, and the shewe bread: Exodus 35:14 Also the Candlesticke of light and his instrumentes, and his lampes with the oyle for the light: Exodus 35:15 Likewise the Altar of perfume and his barres, and the anoynting oyle, and the sweete incense, and the vaile of the doore at the entring in of the Tabernacle, Exodus 35:16 The Altar of burnt offering with his brasen grate, his barres and all his instrumentes, the Lauer and his foote, Exodus 35:17 The hangings of the court, his pillars & his sockets, and the vaile of the gate of the court, Exodus 35:18 The pinnes of the Tabernacle, & the pinnes of the court with their cordes, Exodus 35:19 The ministring garments to minister in the holy place, and the holy garments for Aaron the Priest, and the garmentes of his sonnes, that they may minister in the Priests office.
The readiness of the people to offer.
Exodus 35:20 Then all the Congregation of the children of Israel departed from the presence of Moses. Exodus 35:21 And euery one, whose heart encouraged him, & euery one, whose spirit made him willing, came and brought an offring to the Lord, for the worke of the Tabernacle of the Congregation, & for all his vses, and for the holy garments. Exodus 35:22 Both men & women, as many as were free hearted, came and brought taches and earings, and rings, and bracelets, all were iewels of golde: and euery one that offered an offring of gold vnto the Lord: Exodus 35:23 Euery man also, which had blewe silke, and purple, and skarlet, & fine linen, and goates heare, and rammes skinnes died red, and badgers skins, brought them. Exodus 35:24 All that offered an oblation of siluer and of brasse, brought the offring vnto the Lord: and euery one, that had Shittim wood for any maner worke of the ministration, brought it. Exodus 35:25 And all the women that were wise hearted, did spin with their hands, and brought ye spun worke, euen the blewe silke, and the purple, the skarlet, and the fine linen. Exodus 35:26 Likewise al the women, whose hearts were moued with knowledge, spun goates heare. Exodus 35:27 And ye rulers brought onix stones, & stones to be set in the Ephod, and in the brest plate: Exodus 35:28 Also spice, and oyle for light, and for the anoynting oyle, and for the sweete perfume. Exodus 35:29 Euery man and woman of the children of Israel, whose hearts moued the willingly to bring for all the worke which the Lorde had commanded the to make by the hand of Moses, brought a free offring to the Lord.
Bezaleel and Aholiab are called to the work.
Exodus 35:30 Then Moses sayde vnto the children of Israel, Beholde, the Lord hath called by name Bezaleel the sonne of Vri, the sonne of Hur of the tribe of Iudah, Exodus 35:31 And hath filled him with an excellent spirit of wisdome, of vnderstanding, and of knowledge, and in all maner worke, Exodus 35:32 To finde out curious workes, to worke in golde, and in siluer, and in brasse, Exodus 35:33 And in grauing stones to set them, and in karuing of wood, euen to make any maner of fine worke. Exodus 35:34 And he hath put in his heart that hee may teach other: both hee, and Aholiab the sonne of Ahisamach of the tribe of Dan: Exodus 35:35 Them hath he filled with wisdome of heart to worke all maner of cunning and broidred, and needle worke: in blewe silke, and in purple, in skarlet, and in fine linnen and weauing, euen to do all maner of worke and subtill inuentions.