Exodus 31

1Bezaleel and Aholiab are called, and qualified for the work of the tabernacle. 12The observance of the sabbath is again commanded. 18Moses receiveth the two tables.

1AND the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,

2See, I have acalled by name Bezaleel the son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah:

a 1Ch. 2.20. ch. 35.30; 36.1. Mat. 9.38. He. 5.4,5.

3And I have bfilled him with the spirit of God, in wisdom, and in understanding, and in knowledge, and in all *manner of workmanship,

*manner-kind, sort.

b Is. 28.26; 11.2,3; 61.1. 1Co. 12.4-11. Ac. 2.4. Ep. 4.8,9. ch. 35.31. 1Ki. 7.14.

4To cdevise cunning works, to work in gold, and in silver, and in brass,

c ch. 35.34. 1Ki. 7.14.

5And in dcutting of stones, to set them, and in carving of timber, to work in all *manner of workmanship.

*manner-kind, sort.

d ch. 28.11; 35.33.

6And I, behold, I have given with ehim Aholiab, the son of Ahisamach, of the tribe of Dan: and in the hearts of all that are fwise hearted I have put wisdom, that they gmay make all that I have commanded thee;

e ch. 4.14,15; 6.26. Ezr. 5.1,2. Mat. 10.2,3. Lu. 10.1. Ac. 13.2. Ec. 4.9. ch. 35.34. f ch. 35.10; 36.1. v.3. g ch. 25-31; 35-40. v.7-11. ch. 35.10-19; 39.32-42; 40.2-13,17-33. Nu. 3.25,31,36,37; 4.

7The htabernacle of the congregation, and the ark of the testimony, and the mercy seat that is thereupon, and all the 1furniture of the tabernacle,

1Heb. vessels.

h ch. 35.11,12; 39.33-35; 40.2,3,17-21; 27.9-19; 25.10-22; 36-39; 26. Nu. 3.25-37.

8And the itable and his *furniture, and the pure candlestick with all his furniture, and the altar of incense,


i ch. 25.23-40; 30.1-10; 37.10-29; 35.13-15; 39.36-38; 40.2,4,22-27. Nu. 3.31.

9And the jaltar of burnt offering with all his *furniture, and the *laver and his foot,


*laver-basin, bath.

j ch. 27.1-8; 30.17-21; 38.1-8; 35.16; 39.39; 40.6,7,29,30. Nu. 3.31; 4.13.

10And the kcloths of service, and the holy garments for Aaron the priest, and the garments of his sons, to minister in the priest's office,

k ch. 28; 35.19; 39. 40.13,14. Nu. 4.6. Le. 8.7-9,13.

11And lthe anointing oil, and msweet incense for the holy place : according to all that I have commanded thee shall they do.

l ch. 30.23-28,31,34-38; 35.15; 39.38; 37.9. Le. 8.10-12. m ch. 30.7,34.

12¶And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,

13Speak thou also unto the children of Israel, saying, *Verily nmy sabbaths ye shall keep: for it is a sign between me and you throughout your generations; that ye may know that I am the LORD that doth sanctify you.

*verily-surely, indeed.

n v.14-17. ch. 20.8,10; 23.11-17; 35.2. Eze. 20.12,20. De. 5.15. Le. 19.3,30; 26.2; 23; 25. Nu. 28.

14Ye oshall keep the sabbath therefore; for it is holy unto you: every one that defileth it shall surely be put to death: for whosoever doeth any work therein, that soul shall be pcut off from among his people.

o v.15. ch. 20.8; 35.2. Is. 56.2-6; 58.13. De. 5.12,14. Eze. 20.12. Nu. 15.32-36. Ne. 9.14. p ch. 30.38.

15qSix days may work be done; but in the seventh is the sabbath of rest, 2holy to the LORD: whosoever doeth any work in the sabbath day, he shall surely be put to death.

2Heb. holiness, ch. 28.36.

q Ge. 2.2; 21.2. ch. 16.23; 20.8-11.

16Wherefore the children of Israel shall keep the sabbath, to observe the sabbath throughout their generations, for ra perpetual covenant.

r Ge. 17.7,10,11,13. ch. 12.14,17.

17It is sa sign between me and the children of Israel for ever: for tin six days the LORD made heaven and earth, and on the seventh day he rested, and was urefreshed.

s Eze. 20.12,20. t Ge. 1.1-31; 2.1,2. ch. 20.11; 23.12. He. 4.10. u Ps. 104.31. Ge. 1.31.

18¶And he gave unto Moses, when he had made an vend of communing with him upon mount Sinai, wtwo tables of testimony, tables of stone, written with the xfinger of God.

v De. 9.9,11. ch. 24.18. w ch. 25.21; 24.12; 32.15,16; 34.1,4. De. 4.13; 5.22; 9.10,11. Eze. 11.19. 2Co. 3.3. x ch. 8.19; 32.16. Je. 31.33. 2Co. 3.7,8.