Exodus 35

Sabbath Laws
35:1-3, Cf. Ex 31:13-15

35:1 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.

After Moses received the second set of tablets, he told the people what God had commanded. [1]

35:2 Six days shall work be done, but on the seventh day there shall be to you an holy day, a sabbath of rest to the LORD: whosoever doeth work therein shall be put to death.

35:3 Ye shall kindle no fire throughout your habitations upon the sabbath day.

Don't work on the sabbath.

Whoever works on the sabbath will be killed. [2]

Don't light a fire on the sabbath.

Stuff God wants
35:4-19, Cf. Ex 25, 39

35:4 And Moses spake unto all the congregation of the children of Israel, saying, This is the thing which the LORD commanded, saying,

Moses said to the people,
This is the thing God commands.

35:5 Take ye from among you an offering unto the LORD: whosoever is of a willing heart, let him bring it, an offering of the LORD; gold, and silver,

Every one who has a willing heart should give the following things to God: [3]

Gold and silver,

35:6 And blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine linen, and goats' hair,

Blue, purple, and scarlet, and fine linen, and goats' hair,

35:7 And rams' skins dyed red, and badgers' skins, and shittim wood,

Rams' skins dyed red, and badgers' skins, and shittim wood,

35:8 And oil for the light, and spices for anointing oil, and for the sweet incense,

Oil for the light, and spices for anoninting oil and incense,

35:9 And onyx stones, and stones to be set for the ephod, and for the breastplate.

35:10 And every wise hearted among you shall come, and make all that the LORD hath commanded;

Onyx stones, and stones for the ephod and breastplate,

35:11 The tabernacle, his tent, and his covering, his taches, and his boards, his bars, his pillars, and his sockets,

The tabernacle tent, covering, taches, boards, bars, pillars, and sockets,

35:12 The ark, and the staves thereof, with the mercy seat, and the vail of the covering,

The ark, staves, mercy seat, and vei,

35:13 The table, and his staves, and all his vessels, and the shewbread,

The table, staves, vessels, and shewbread,

35:14 The candlestick also for the light, and his furniture, and his lamps, with the oil for the light,

The candlestick, furniture, and lamps with oil,

35:15 And the incense altar, and his staves, and the anointing oil, and the sweet incense, and the hanging for the door at the entering in of the tabernacle,

The incense altar, staves, anointing oil, incense, and door hanging,

35:16 The altar of burnt offering, with his brasen grate, his staves, and all his vessels, the laver and his foot,

The burnt offering altar, staves, vessels, laver and foot,

35:17 The hangings of the court, his pillars, and their sockets, and the hanging for the door of the court,

The court hangings, pillars, and sockets,

35:18 The pins of the tabernacle, and the pins of the court, and their cords,

The pins of the tabernacle and court, and their cords,

35:19 The cloths 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.

And the cloths of service and holy garments for the priests.
The people bring stuff to God.
35:20-29

35:20 And all the congregation of the children of Israel departed from the presence of Moses.

35:21 And they came, every one whose heart stirred him up, and every one whom his spirit made willing, and they brought the LORD's offering to the work of the tabernacle of the congregation, and for all his service, and for the holy garments.

After Moses told the people what God wanted, the willing-hearted people brought those things to God.

35:22 And they came, both men and women, as many as were willing hearted, and brought bracelets, and earrings, and rings, and tablets, all jewels of gold: and every man that offered offered an offering of gold unto the LORD.

They came, both men and women, and brought bracelets, earrings, rings, tablets, and jewels of gold.

And every man gave some gold to God.

35:23 And every man, with whom was found blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine linen, and goats' hair, and red skins of rams, and badgers' skins, brought them.

And blue, purple, and scarlet, and fine linen, and goats' hair, and red skins of rams, and badgers' skins.

35:24 Every one that did offer an offering of silver and brass brought the LORD's offering: and every man, with whom was found shittim wood for any work of the service, brought it.

Every one that had silver or brass brought, or shittim wood, brought it and gave it to God.

35:25 And all the women that were wise 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.

35:26 And all the women whose heart stirred them up in wisdom spun goats' hair.

Wise-hearted women brought blue, purple, and scarlet, fine linen and goats' hair.

35:27 And the rulers brought onyx stones, and stones to be set, for the ephod, and for the breastplate;

35:28 And spice, and oil for the light, and for the anointing oil, and for the sweet incense.

Rulers brought onyx stones, stones for the ephod and breastplate,
and spice and oils.

35:29 The children of Israel brought a willing 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.

Every man and woman brought things that they had made for God.
Bezaleel and Aholiab
35:30-35, Cf. Ex 31:1-5

35:30 And Moses said unto the children of Israel, See, the LORD hath called by name Bezaleel the son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah;

35:31 And he hath filled him with the spirit of God, in wisdom, in understanding, and in knowledge, and in all manner of workmanship;

Moses introduced Bezaleel to the Israelites, saying,
God has called Bezaleel and has filled him with the spirit of God, in wisdom, understanding, knowledge, and workmanship skills.

35:32 And to devise curious works, to work in gold, and in silver, and in brass,

35:33 And in the cutting of stones, to set them, and in carving of wood, to make any manner of cunning work.

He will devise curious and cunning works in gold, silver, brass, stones, and wood,

35:34 And he hath put in his heart that he may teach, both he, and Aholiab, the son of Ahisamach, of the tribe of Dan.

35:35 Them hath he filled with wisdom of heart, to work all manner of work, of the engraver, and of the cunning 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.

Aholiab will assist Bezaleel in devising all manner of cunning works.