Exodus 36



Willing Workers

1 "Now Bezalel and Oholiab, and every skillful person in whom the LORD has put skill and understanding to know how to perform all the work in the construction of the sanctuary, shall perform in accordance with all that the LORD has commanded."

1 Then wrought Bezaleel and Aholiab, and every wise hearted man, in whom the LORD put wisdom and understanding to know how to work all manner of work for the service of the sanctuary, according to all that the LORD had commanded.

1 Bezalel and Oholiab and all the skilled craftsmen to whom the LORD gave wisdom and understanding to know how to do all the work in constructing the sanctuary are to do everything that the LORD has commanded."

1 Bezalel and Aholiab and every wisehearted man in whom the Lord has put wisdom and understanding to know how to do all the work for the service of the sanctuary shall work according to all that the Lord has commanded.

Making The Tabernacle

2 Then Moses called Bezalel and Oholiab and every skillful person in whom the LORD had put skill, everyone whose heart stirred him, to come to the work to perform it.

2 And Moses called Bezaleel and Aholiab, and every wise hearted man, in whose heart the LORD had put wisdom, even every one whose heart stirred him up to come unto the work to do it:

2 Then Moses summoned Bezalel, Oholiab, and all the skilled people to whom the LORD had given ability, including everyone whose hearts stirred them to come forward to do the work.

2 And Moses called Bezalel and Aholiab and every able and wisehearted man in whose mind the Lord had put wisdom and ability, everyone whose heart stirred him up to come to do the work;

Excess Contributions

3 They received from Moses all the contributions which the sons of Israel had brought to perform the work in the construction of the sanctuary. And they still continued bringing to him freewill offerings every morning.

3 And they received of Moses all the offering, which the children of Israel had brought for the work of the service of the sanctuary, to make it withal. And they brought yet unto him free offerings every morning.

3 They received from Moses all the offerings that the Israelis had brought for doing the work of constructing the sanctuary, and the people continued to bring freewill offerings every morning.

3 And they received from Moses all the freewill offerings which the Israelites had brought for doing the work of the sanctuary, to prepare it for service. And they continued to bring him freewill offerings every morning.

4 And all the skillful men who were performing all the work of the sanctuary came, each from the work which he was performing,

4 And all the wise men, that wrought all the work of the sanctuary, came every man from his work which they made;

4 All the craftsmen who were doing all the work on the sanctuary left the work they were doing

4 And all the wise and able men who were doing the work on the sanctuary came, every man from the work he was doing,

5 and they said to Moses, "The people are bringing much more than enough for the construction work which the LORD commanded us to perform."

5 And they spake unto Moses, saying, The people bring much more than enough for the service of the work, which the LORD commanded to make.

5 and told Moses, "The people are bringing much more than enough for the work that the LORD has commanded us to do."

5 And they said to Moses, The people bring much more than enough for doing the work which the Lord commanded to do.

6 So Moses issued a command, and a proclamation was circulated throughout the camp, saying, "Let no man or woman any longer perform work for the contributions of the sanctuary." Thus the people were restrained from bringing any more.

6 And Moses gave commandment, and they caused it to be proclaimed throughout the camp, saying, Let neither man nor woman make any more work for the offering of the sanctuary. So the people were restrained from bringing.

6 Then Moses issued an order, and the message was taken throughout the camp, "Men and women, don't bring any more offerings for the sanctuary." The people were restrained from bringing any more,

6 So Moses commanded and it was proclaimed in all the camp, Let no man or woman do anything more for the sanctuary offering. So the people were restrained from bringing,

7 For the material they had was sufficient and more than enough for all the work, to perform it.

7 For the stuff they had was sufficient for all the work to make it, and too much.

7 since the material was more than sufficient for doing all the work.

7 For the stuff they had was sufficient to do all the work and more.

The Building Of The Tabernacle

8 All the skillful men among those who were performing the work made the tabernacle with ten curtains; of fine twisted linen and blue and purple and scarlet material, with cherubim, the work of a skillful workman, Bezalel made them.

8 And every wise hearted man among them that wrought the work of the tabernacle made ten curtains of fine twined linen, and blue, and purple, and scarlet: with cherubims of cunning work made he them.

8 All the skilled craftsmen among the workers made the tent with ten curtains of fine woven linen, blue, purple, and scarlet material. He made them with cherubim skillfully worked into them.

8 And all the able and wisehearted men among them who did the work on the tabernacle made ten curtains of fine twined linen and blue, purple, and scarlet [stuff], with cherubim skillfully worked on them.

9 The length of each curtain was twenty-eight cubits and the width of each curtain four cubits; all the curtains had the same measurements.

9 The length of one curtain was twenty and eight cubits, and the breadth of one curtain four cubits: the curtains were all of one size.

9 The length of each curtain was 28 cubits, and the width of each curtain two cubits. All the curtains had the same measurements.

9 The length of each curtain was twenty-eight cubits and its breadth four cubits; all the curtains were one size.

10 He joined five curtains to one another and the other five curtains he joined to one another.

10 And he coupled the five curtains one unto another: and the other five curtains he coupled one unto another.

10 He joined five of the curtains together, and the other five curtains he joined together.

10 [Bezalel] coupled five curtains one to another and the other five curtains he coupled one to another.

11 He made loops of blue on the edge of the outermost curtain in the first set; he did likewise on the edge of the curtain that was outermost in the second set.

11 And he made loops of blue on the edge of one curtain from the selvedge in the coupling: likewise he made in the uttermost side of another curtain, in the coupling of the second.

11 He made loops of blue material along the edge of the outermost curtain in the first set, and likewise, he made loops along the edge of the outermost curtain in the second set.

11 And he made loops of blue on the outer edge of the last curtain in the first set; this he did also on the inner edge of the first curtain in the second set.

12 He made fifty loops in the one curtain and he made fifty loops on the edge of the curtain that was in the second set; the loops were opposite each other.

12 Fifty loops made he in one curtain, and fifty loops made he in the edge of the curtain which was in the coupling of the second: the loops held one curtain to another.

12 He made 50 loops in the one curtain, and he made 50 loops along the edge of the curtain that is in the second set, with the loops opposite each other.

12 Fifty loops he made in the one curtain and fifty loops in the edge of the curtain which was the second set; the loops were opposite one another.

13 He made fifty clasps of gold and joined the curtains to one another with the clasps, so the tabernacle was a unit.

13 And he made fifty taches of gold, and coupled the curtains one unto another with the taches: so it became one tabernacle.

13 Then he made 50 gold clasps, and joined the curtains to each other with the clasps so the tent was one piece.

13 And he made fifty clasps of gold and coupled the curtains together with the clasps so that the tabernacle became one unit.

14 Then he made curtains of goats' hair for a tent over the tabernacle; he made eleven curtains in all.

14 And he made curtains of goats' hair for the tent over the tabernacle: eleven curtains he made them.

14 He made curtains of goat hair for a tent over the tent; he made 11 curtains.

14 And he made eleven curtains of goats' hair for a tent over the tabernacle.

15 The length of each curtain was thirty cubits and four cubits the width of each curtain; the eleven curtains had the same measurements.

15 The length of one curtain was thirty cubits, and four cubits was the breadth of one curtain: the eleven curtains were of one size.

15 The length of each curtain was 30 cubits, and the width of each curtain was two cubits; the measurements of each of the eleven curtains was the same.

15 The length of one curtain was thirty cubits and four cubits was the breadth; the eleven curtains were of equal size.

16 He joined five curtains by themselves and the other six curtains by themselves.

16 And he coupled five curtains by themselves, and six curtains by themselves.

16 He joined five curtains by themselves, and six curtains by themselves.

16 And he coupled five curtains by themselves and the other six curtains by themselves.

17 Moreover, he made fifty loops on the edge of the curtain that was outermost in the first set, and he made fifty loops on the edge of the curtain that was outermost in the second set.

17 And he made fifty loops upon the uttermost edge of the curtain in the coupling, and fifty loops made he upon the edge of the curtain which coupleth the second.

17 He made 50 loops along the edge of the outermost curtain in the first set, and 50 loops along the edge of the curtain of the other set.

17 And he made fifty loops on the outmost edge of the curtain to be coupled and fifty loops he made on the inner edge of the second curtain to be coupled.

18 He made fifty clasps of bronze to join the tent together so that it would be a unit.

18 And he made fifty taches of brass to couple the tent together, that it might be one.

18 He made 50 bronze clasps to join the tent together so it would be one piece.

18 He made fifty clasps of bronze to couple the tent together into one whole.

19 He made a covering for the tent of rams' skins dyed red, and a covering of porpoise skins above.

19 And he made a covering for the tent of rams' skins dyed red, and a covering of badgers' skins above that.

19 Then he made a cover for the tent of ram skins dyed red and a covering of dolphin skins above that.

19 He made a covering for the tent of rams' skins tanned red, and above it a covering of dolphin or porpoise skins.

20 Then he made the boards for the tabernacle of acacia wood, standing upright.

20 And he made boards for the tabernacle of shittim wood, standing up.

20 Then he made upright boards of acacia wood for the tent.

20 He made boards of acacia wood for the upright framework of the tabernacle.

21 Ten cubits was the length of each board and one and a half cubits the width of each board.

21 The length of a board was ten cubits, and the breadth of a board one cubit and a half.

21 Each board was ten cubits long, and one and a half cubits wide.

21 The length of a board was ten cubits and the breadth one cubit and a half.

22 There were two tenons for each board, fitted to one another; thus he did for all the boards of the tabernacle.

22 One board had two tenons, equally distant one from another: thus did he make for all the boards of the tabernacle.

22 Each board had two pegs, joined to one another, and he did this for all the boards of the tent.

22 Each board had two tenons (projections) to fit into a mortise to form a clutch; he did this for all the boards of the tabernacle.

23 He made the boards for the tabernacle: twenty boards for the south side;

23 And he made boards for the tabernacle; twenty boards for the south side southward:

23 He made the boards for the tent: 20 boards for the south side.

23 And he made thus the boards [for frames] for the tabernacle: twenty boards for the south side,

24 and he made forty sockets of silver under the twenty boards; two sockets under one board for its two tenons and two sockets under another board for its two tenons.

24 And forty sockets of silver he made under the twenty boards; two sockets under one board for his two tenons, and two sockets under another board for his two tenons.

24 He made 40 silver sockets under the 20 boards: two sockets under one board for its two pegs and two sockets under the next board for its two pegs.

24 And he made under the twenty boards forty sockets or bases of silver, two sockets under one board for its two tenons or hands, and two sockets under another board for its two tenons.

25 Then for the second side of the tabernacle, on the north side, he made twenty boards,

25 And for the other side of the tabernacle, which is toward the north corner, he made twenty boards,

25 For the second side of the tent to the north he made 20 boards,

25 For the other side of the tabernacle, the north side, he made twenty boards

26 and their forty sockets of silver; two sockets under one board and two sockets under another board.

26 And their forty sockets of silver; two sockets under one board, and two sockets under another board.

26 and 40 silver sockets for them, two sockets under one board and two sockets under the next board.

26 And their forty sockets or bases of silver, two sockets under [the end of] each board.

27 For the rear of the tabernacle, to the west, he made six boards.

27 And for the sides of the tabernacle westward he made six boards.

27 For the rear of the tent on the west he made six boards,

27 And for the rear or west side of the tabernacle he made six [frame] boards.

28 He made two boards for the corners of the tabernacle at the rear.

28 And two boards made he for the corners of the tabernacle in the two sides.

28 and he made two boards for the rear corners of the tent.

28 And two boards he made for each corner of the tabernacle in the rear.

29 They were double beneath, and together they were complete to its top to the first ring; thus he did with both of them for the two corners.

29 And they were coupled beneath, and coupled together at the head thereof, to one ring: thus he did to both of them in both the corners.

29 They were joined together at the bottom and they were connected on top, by one ring. He did this for the two of them, and they were the two corners.

29 They were separate below but linked together at the top with one ring; thus he made both of them in both corners.

30 There were eight boards with their sockets of silver, sixteen sockets, two under every board.

30 And there were eight boards; and their sockets were sixteen sockets of silver, under every board two sockets.

30 There were eight boards with their sixteen silver sockets, two sockets under each board.

30 There were eight boards with sixteen sockets or bases of silver, and under [the end of] each board two sockets.

31 Then he made bars of acacia wood, five for the boards of one side of the tabernacle,

31 And he made bars of shittim wood; five for the boards of the one side of the tabernacle,

31 Then he made bars of acacia wood, five for the boards on one side of the tent,

31 He made bars of acacia wood, five for the [frame] boards of the one side of the tabernacle,

32 and five bars for the boards of the other side of the tabernacle, and five bars for the boards of the tabernacle for the rear side to the west.

32 And five bars for the boards of the other side of the tabernacle, and five bars for the boards of the tabernacle for the sides westward.

32 five bars for the boards on the second side of the tent, and five bars for the boards on the back side of the tent to the west.

32 And five bars for the boards of its other side, and five bars for the boards at the rear or west side.

33 He made the middle bar to pass through in the center of the boards from end to end.

33 And he made the middle bar to shoot through the boards from the one end to the other.

33 He made the middle bar in the center of the boards pass through from end to end.

33 And he made the middle bar pass through halfway up the boards from one end to the other.

34 He overlaid the boards with gold and made their rings of gold as holders for the bars, and overlaid the bars with gold.

34 And he overlaid the boards with gold, and made their rings of gold to be places for the bars, and overlaid the bars with gold.

34 He overlaid the boards with gold, and made gold rings for them as holders for the bars, and he overlaid the bars with gold.

34 He overlaid the boards and the bars with gold and made their rings of gold as places for the bars.

35 Moreover, he made the veil of blue and purple and scarlet material, and fine twisted linen; he made it with cherubim, the work of a skillful workman.

35 And he made a vail of blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine twined linen: with cherubims made he it of cunning work.

35 He made a curtain of blue, purple, and scarlet material, and fine woven linen. He made it with cherubim skillfully worked into it.

35 And he made the veil of blue, purple, and scarlet [stuff] and fine twined linen, with cherubim skillfully worked.

36 He made four pillars of acacia for it, and overlaid them with gold, with their hooks of gold; and he cast four sockets of silver for them.

36 And he made thereunto four pillars of shittim wood, and overlaid them with gold: their hooks were of gold; and he cast for them four sockets of silver.

36 He made four pillars of acacia for it and overlaid them with gold, along with their gold hooks, and he cast four silver sockets for them.

36 For [the veil] he made four pillars of acacia [wood] and overlaid them with gold; their hooks were of gold, and he cast for them four sockets or bases of silver.

37 He made a screen for the doorway of the tent, of blue and purple and scarlet material, and fine twisted linen, the work of a weaver;

37 And he made an hanging for the tabernacle door of blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine twined linen, of needlework;

37 For the doorway of the tent, he made a screen of blue, purple, and scarlet material and fine woven linen, the work of an embroiderer,

37 And he made a screen for the tent door of blue, purple, and scarlet [stuff] and fine twined linen, embroidered,

38 and he made its five pillars with their hooks, and he overlaid their tops and their bands with gold; but their five sockets were of bronze.

38 And the five pillars of it with their hooks: and he overlaid their chapiters and their fillets with gold: but their five sockets were of brass.

38 and five pillars of acacia along with their hooks. He overlaid their tops and their bands with gold. Their five sockets were made of bronze.

38 And he made the five pillars of it with their hooks, and overlaid their ornamental tops and joinings with gold, but their five sockets were of bronze.



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