Thematic Bible: Into ornaments

Thematic Bible

After the camels had finished drinking, the man took a gold ring weighing half a shekel, and for her wrists two bracelets weighing 10 shekels of gold.

Your cheeks are beautiful with jewelry,
your neck with its necklace.

Each woman will ask her neighbor and any woman staying in her house for silver and gold jewelry, and clothing, and you will put them on your sons and daughters. So you will plunder the Egyptians.”

Engrave the two stones with the names of Israel’s sons as a gem cutter engraves a seal. Mount them, surrounded with gold filigree settings.

His arms are rods of gold
set with topaz.
His body is an ivory panel
covered with sapphires.

Now announce to the people that both men and women should ask their neighbors for silver and gold jewelry.”

You also took your beautiful jewelry made from the gold and silver I had given you, and you made male images so that you could engage in prostitution with them.

So we have presented to the Lord an offering of the gold articles each man found-armlets, bracelets, rings, earrings, and necklaces-to make atonement for ourselves before the Lord." Moses and Eleazar the priest received from them all the articles made out of gold.

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