1And Moshe assembled kol Adat Bnei Yisroel, and said unto them, These are the Devarim which Hashem hath commanded, that ye should do them. 2Sheshet yamim shall work be done, but on the Yom HaShevi'i shall be to you [plural] Kodesh Shabbos Shabbaton to Hashem; whosoever doeth work therein shall be put to death. 3Ye shall kindle no eish throughout your habitations upon Yom HaShabbos. 4And Moshe spoke unto kol Adat Bnei Yisroel, saying, This is the thing which Hashem commanded, saying, 5Take ye from among you a terumah (offering) unto Hashem; all of nediv lev of him (i.e., urged by his heart), let him bring it, a terumat Hashem, zahav, and kesef, and nechoshet, 6And turquoise, and purple, and scarlet wool, and fine linen, and goat hair, 7And red-dyed ram skins, and tachash skins, and acacia wood, 8And shemen for the light, and spices for shemen hamishchah, and for the aromatic ketoret, 9And shoham stones, and gemstones to be set for the Ephod, and for the Choshen. 10And kol chacham lev among you shall come, and make all that Hashem hath commanded: 11The Mishkan, its Ohel, and its Mikhseh, its hooks, and its kerashim (planks), its crossbars, its ammudim, and its sockets, 12The Aron, and the carrying poles thereof, with the Kapporet, and the Parochet HaMasach, 13The Shulchan, and its carrying poles, and all its utensils, and the Lechem HaPanim, 14The Menorat HaMaohr, and its utensils, and its nerot (lamps), with the Shemen HaMaohr, 15And the Mizbe'ach HaKetoret, and its carrying poles, and the Shemen HaMishchah, and the ketoret spices, and the masach hapetach at the petach of the Mishkan, 16The Mizbe'ach HaOlah, with its mikhbar hanechoshet, its carrying poles, and all its utensils, the Kiyor, and its Stand, 17The curtains of the khatzer, its ammudim, and its sockets, and the masach Sha'ar HaKhatzer, 18The tent pegs of the Mishkan, and the tent pegs of the khatzer, and their cords, 19The Bigdei HaSerad leSharet baKodesh (to do service in HaKodesh), the Bigdei HaKodesh for Aharon the kohen, and the garments of his banim, to minister in the kohen's office. 20And all the Adat Bnei Yisroel departed from the presence of Moshe. 21And they came, every one whose lev moved him, and every one of nedevah ruach of him, and they brought terumat Hashem to the work of the Ohel Mo'ed, and for kol avodat of it, and for the Bigdei HaKodesh. 22And they came, both anashim and nashim, as many as were nediv lev, and brought bracelets, and face-adornment rings, and rings, and body ornaments, all jewelry of zahav; and every ish that offered offered a tenufat zahav unto Hashem. 23And kol ish, with whom was found turquoise, and purple, and scarlet wool, and fine linen, and goat hair, and dyed red rams skin, and tachash skins, brought them. 24Every one that did offer a terumat kesef and nechoshet brought the terumat Hashem; and found acacia wood for any melachet haAvodah, brought it. 25And every isha that was chachmat lev spun with her hands, and brought the spun yarn, both of turquoise, and of purple, and of scarlet, and of fine linen. 26And all the nashim whose lev stirred them up in chochmah spun goat hair. 27And the nesi'im brought shoham stones, and gemstones to be set, for the Ephod, and for the Choshen; 28And spice, and shemen for the light, and for the shemen hamishchah, and for the ketoret spices. 29The Bnei Yisroel brought a nedavah unto Hashem, kol ish and isha, with nadav lev of them brought for kol hamelachah, which Hashem had commanded to be done through Moshe. 30And Moshe said unto the Bnei Yisroel, See, Hashem hath called by shem Bezalel ben Uri, ben Chur, of the tribe of Yehudah; 31And He hath filled him with the Ruach Elohim [Ac 2:4], in chochmah, in understanding, and in da'as, and in all manner of workmanship; 32And to make machashavot (artistic works), to work in zahav, and in kesef, and in nechoshet, 33And in the cutting of gems, to set them, and in wood carving, to make every melachat machashavet (work of art). 34And He hath given him the ability to teach, both he, and Oholiav ben Achisamach, of the tribe of Dan. 35Them hath He filled with chochmat lev, to do all manner of artistic work, of the carver, and of the weaver of artistic design work, and of the embroiderer, in turquoise, and in purple, in scarlet wool, and in fine linen, and of the weaver, even of them that do artistic work, and of those that make artistic designs.
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