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Exodus 31 :: New American Standard Bible 2020 (NASB20)

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The Skilled Craftsmen

(Exo 35:30—36:1 )
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 31:1 - Now the LORD spoke to Moses, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 31:2 - “See, I have called by name Bezalel, the son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 31:3 - “And I have filled him with the Spirit of God in wisdom, in understanding, in knowledge, and in all kinds of [fn]craftsmanship,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 31:4 - to create [fn]artistic designs for work in gold, in silver, and in [fn]bronze,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 31:5 - and in the cutting of stones [fn]for settings, and in the carving of wood, so that he may work in all kinds of [fn]craftsmanship.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 31:6 - “And behold, I Myself have [fn]appointed with him Oholiab, the son of Ahisamach, of the tribe of Dan; and in the hearts of all who are [fn]skillful I have put [fn]skill, so that they may make everything that I have commanded you:
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 31:7 - the tent of meeting, the ark of testimony, the [fn]atoning cover that is on it, and all the furniture of the tent,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 31:8 - the table and its [fn]utensils, the pure gold lampstand with all its [fn]utensils, and the altar of incense,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 31:9 - the altar of burnt offering with all its [fn]utensils, and the basin and its stand,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 31:10 - the [fn]woven garments as well: the holy garments for Aaron the priest and the garments of his sons, with which to [fn]carry out their priesthood;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 31:11 - the anointing oil also, and the fragrant incense for the Holy Place, they are to make them according to everything that I have commanded you.”

The Sign of the Sabbath

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 31:12 - Now the LORD spoke to Moses, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 31:13 - “Now as for you, speak to the sons of Israel, saying, ‘You must keep My Sabbaths; for this is a sign between Me and you throughout your generations, so that you may know that I am the LORD who sanctifies you.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 31:14 - ‘Therefore you are to keep the Sabbath, for it is holy to you. Everyone who profanes it must be put to death; for whoever does any work on it, that person shall be cut off from among his people.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 31:15 - ‘For six days work may be done, but on the seventh day there is a Sabbath of complete rest, holy to the LORD; whoever does any work on the Sabbath day must be put to death.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 31:16 - ‘So the sons of Israel shall keep the Sabbath, to [fn]celebrate the Sabbath throughout their generations as a permanent covenant.’
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 31:17 - “It is a sign between Me and the sons of Israel forever; for in six days the LORD made heaven and earth, but on the seventh day He ceased from labor, and was refreshed.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 31:18 - When He had finished speaking with him on Mount Sinai, He gave Moses the two tablets of the testimony, tablets of stone, written by the finger of God.
NASB20 Footnotes
Or workmanship
Lit devices
Or copper
Lit to fill in (for a setting)
Or workmanship
Lit given
Lit wise of heart
Lit wisdom
Also called mercy seat; i.e., where blood was sprinkled on the Day of Atonement
Or vessels
Or vessels
Or vessels
Or service garments
Lit minister as priests
Lit perform

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