gold and make gold rings to hold the crossbars. Also overlay the crossbars
Set up the tabernacle according to the plan shown you on the mountain.
Make a curtain of blue, purple and scarlet yarn and finely twisted linen,
with cherubim wove
The LORD said to Moses, Come up to me on the mountain and stay here,
and I will give you the tablets of stone with the law and commandments I
have written for their instruction.
Then Moses set out with Joshua his aide, and Moses went up on the
When Moses went and told the people all the LORDs words and
laws, they responded with one voice, Everything the LORD has said we
will do. 4 Moses then wrote down everything the LORD had said.
He got up early the next morning and built an altar at the fo
Six days do your work, but on the seventh day do not work, so that
your ox and your donkey may rest, and so that the slave born in your
household and the foreigner living among you may be refreshed.
Be careful to do everything I have said to you. Do
Do not follow the crowd in doing wrong. When you give testimony in a
lawsuit, do not pervert justice by siding with the crowd, 3 and do not show
favoritism to a poor person in a lawsuit.
If you come across your enemys ox or donkey wandering off, be su
neighbor shall bring in the remains as evidence and shall not be required to
pay for the torn animal.
If anyone borrows an animal from their neighbor and it is injured or
dies while the owner is not present, they must make restitution. 15 But if
aroused, and I will kill you with the sword; your wives will become
widows and your children fatherless.
If you lend money to one of my people among you who is needy, do
not treat it like a business deal; charge no interest. 26 If you take your
him. 4 If his master gives him a wife and she bears him sons or daughters,
the woman and her children shall belong to her master, and only the man
shall go free.
But if the servant declares, I love my master and my wife and children
and do not want to g
If a fire breaks out and spreads into thornbushes so that it burns
shocks of grain or standing grain or the whole field, the one who started
the fire must make restitution.
If anyone gives a neighbor silver or goods for safekeeping and they are
tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot, 25 burn for burn, wound for wound,
bruise for bruise.
An owner who hits a male or female slave in the eye and destroys it
must let the slave go free to compensate for the eye. 27 And an owner who
knocks out the toot
I will send my terror ahead of you and throw into confusion every
nation you encounter. I will make all your enemies turn their backs and
run. 28 I will send the hornet ahead of you to drive the Hivites, Canaanites
and Hittites out of your way. 29 But
goat hair; 5 ram skins dyed red and another type of durable leather[t]; acacia
wood; 6 olive oil for the light; spices for the anointing oil and for the
fragrant incense; 7 and onyx stones and other gems to be mounted on the
ephod and breastpiece.
Take two onyx stones and engrave on them the names of the sons of
Israel 10 in the order of their birthsix names on one stone and the
remaining six on the other. 11 Engrave the names of the sons of Israel on
the two stones the way a gem cutter engraves
The Priestly Garments
28 Have Aaron your brother brought to you from among the Israelites,
along with his sons Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar, so they may
serve me as priests. 2 Make sacred garmentsfor your brother Aaron to give
him dignity and hono
corners, so that the horns and the altar are of one piece, and overlay the
altar with bronze. 3 Make all its utensils of bronzeits pots to remove the
ashes, and its shovels, sprinkling bowls, meat forks and firepans. 4 Make a
grating for it, a bronze netw
of the tabernacle so as to cover it. 14 Make for the tent a covering of ram
skins dyed red, and over that a covering of the other durable leather.[ac]
Make upright frames of acacia wood for the tabernacle. 16 Each frame is
to be ten cubits long and a c
cubits[e] long are to be on one side of the entrance, with three posts and
three bases, 15 and curtains fifteen cubits long are to be on the other side,
with three posts and three bases.
For the entrance to the courtyard, provide a curtain twenty cubit
26 Make the tabernacle with ten curtains of finely twisted linen and blue,
purple and scarlet yarn, with cherubim woven into them by a skilled
worker. 2 All the curtains are to be the same sizetwenty-eight cubits long
and four cubits wide.[z] 3 Join five
at the ends of the cover. 19 Make one cherub on one end and the second
cherub on the other; make the cherubim of one piece with the cover, at the
two ends. 20 The cherubim are to have their wings spread upward,
overshadowing the cover with them. The cheru
Make a lampstand of pure gold. Hammer out its base and shaft, and
make its flowerlike cups, buds and blossoms of one piece with them. 32 Six
branches are to extend from the sides of the lampstandthree on one side
and three on the other. 3
The fat of my festival offerings must not be kept until morning.
Bring the best of the firstfruits of your soil to the house of
the LORD your God.
Do not cook a young goat in its mothers milk.
Gods Angel to Prepare the Way
See, I am sending an angel
If anyones bull injures someone elses bull and it dies, the two parties
are to sell the live one and divide both the money and the dead animal
equally. 36 However, if it was known that the bull had the habit of goring,
yet the owner did not keep it pen
kills someone deliberately, that person is to be taken from my altar and put
Anyone who attacks[g] their father or mother is to be put to death.
Anyone who kidnaps someone is to be put to death, whether the victim
has been sold or is still
much did not have too much, and the one who gathered little did not have
too little. Everyone had gathered just as much as they needed.
Then Moses said to them, No one is to keep any of it until morning.
However, some of them paid no attention to Mo
The Amalekites Defeated
The Amalekites came and attacked the Israelites at Rephidim. 9 Moses
said to Joshua, Choose some of our men and go out to fight the
Amalekites. Tomorrow I will stand on top of the hill with the staff of God
in my hands.
Then Moses told Aaron, Say to the entire Israelite community, Come
before the LORD, for he has heard your grumbling.
While Aaron was speaking to the whole Israelite community, they
looked toward the desert, and there was the glory of the LORD appeari
they sank to the depths like a stone.
Your right hand, LORD,
was majestic in power.
Your right hand, LORD,
shattered the enemy.
In the greatness of your majesty
you threw down those who opposed you.
You unleashed your burning anger;
it consumed them l
terror and dread will fall on them.
By the power of your arm
they will be as still as a stone
until your people pass by, LORD,
until the people you bought[m] pass by.
You will bring them in and plant them
on the mountain of your inheritance
The Waters of Marah and Elim
Then Moses led Israel from the Red Sea and they went into the Desert of
Shur. For three days they traveled in the desert without finding
water. 23 When they came to Marah, they could not drink its water because
it was bitte
second month after they had come out of Egypt. 2 In the desert the whole
community grumbled against Moses and Aaron. 3 The Israelites said to
them, If only we had died by the LORDs hand in Egypt! There we sat
around pots of meat and ate all the food we wa