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Chapter
Exodus 31

Book of Exodus - Chapter 31

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the LORD spoke to Moses, saying,

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"Behold, I have called by name Bezalel the son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah:

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and I have filled him with the Spirit of God, in wisdom, and in understanding, and in knowledge, and in all kinds of workmanship,

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to devise skillful works, to work in gold, and in silver, and in brass,

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and in cutting of stones for setting, and in carving of wood, to work in all kinds of workmanship.

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I, behold, I have appointed with him Oholiab, the son of Ahisamach, of the tribe of Dan; and in the heart of all who are wise-hearted I have put wisdom, that they may make all that I have commanded you:

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the Tent of Meeting, the ark of the testimony, the mercy seat that is on it, all the furniture of the Tent,

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the table and its vessels, the pure lampstand with all its vessels, the altar of incense,

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the altar of burnt offering with all its vessels, the basin and its base,

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the finely worked garments--the holy garments for Aaron the priest--the garments of his sons to minister in the priest's office,

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the anointing oil, and the incense of sweet spices for the holy place: according to all that I have commanded you they shall do."

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the LORD spoke to Moses, saying,

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"Speak also to the children of Israel, saying, 'Most certainly you shall keep my Sabbaths: for it is a sign between me and you throughout your generations; that you may know that I am the LORD who sanctifies you.

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You shall keep the Sabbath therefore; for it is holy to you. Everyone who profanes it shall surely be put to death; for whoever does any work therein, that soul shall be cut off from among his people.

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Six days shall work be done, but on the seventh day is a Sabbath of solemn rest, holy to the LORD. Whoever does any work on the Sabbath day shall surely be put to death.

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Therefore the children of Israel shall keep the Sabbath, to observe the Sabbath throughout their generations, for a perpetual covenant.

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It is a sign between me and the children of Israel forever; for in six days the LORD made heaven and earth, and on the seventh day he rested, and was refreshed.'"

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He gave to Moses, when he finished speaking with him on Mount Sinai, the two tablets of the testimony, stone tablets, written with God's finger.