Vayakhel – Pekudei

We have a double portion this week. The 22nd reading Vayakhel וַיַּקְהֵ֣ל and the 23rd reading Pekudei פְקוּדֵ֤י are combined to create our first double reading. This is typical during a normal reading cycle. This week’s reading brings us to the conclusion of the book of Exodus (Shemot).

Vayakhel / Pekudei parsha summary

In parsha Vayakhel, we begin with Moses assembling the entire Israelite community and he provides instructions about lighting a fire on the Sabbath. From here he provides the instructions on the collection of the materials for the Mishkan (Tabernacle). Afterwords, he  selects Betzalel and Chur as the architects for the construction of the mishkan.

Parsha Vayakhel begins with an accounting of the all the materials donated for the construction of the Mishkan. Next we see the creation of the ephod, breastplate, robes and other vestments including the headplate for the high priest. Moses is commanded to erect the mishkan on the first day of the first month. We see it erected and all the items placed in their proper order. We see the cloud of God’s glory descend and ascend.

 

Parsha Readings

Torah: Exodus (Shemot) 35.1 – 40.38
Halftorah: 1 Kings 7.51-8.21 (Ash)
1 Kings 7.40-50 (Sep)
Shabbat HaChodeh: Ez.45.16-46.18 (Ash)
Ez. 45. 18-46.15 (Sep)
Special Readings: Ex 12.1-20 / Ez. 45.21.25
Brit Hahagaddah: Hebews 9.1-11 / 8.1-12

Parsha Aliyah

First reading — Exodus (Shemot) 35.1-29
Second reading — Exodus (Shemot) 35.30-37.16
Third reading — Exodus (Shemot) 37.17 -29
Fourth reading — Exodus (Shemot) 38.1-39.1
Fifth reading — Exodus (Shemot) 39.2-21
Sixth reading — Exodus (Shemot)39.22-43
Seventh reading — Exodus (Shemot) 40.1-38

Parsha Stats

  • Hebrew letters – 10,613
  • Hebrew words – 2,740
  • Pesukim (sentences) -1,314
  • Verses – 1,314
  • Lines in a Torah Scroll- 370
  • Number of Mitzvot – 1
  • Positive – 0
  • Negative – 1 (35.8)
  • Double Count – 1 (36.3 )
  • Scribal Practices – 0
  • See Hebrew text
35.1-2935.30 - 37.1637.17-2938.1-39.139.2-2139.22-4340.1-38Halftorah: 1 Kings 7.40 - 8.21 Shabbat HaChodesh: Ez. 45.16 - 46.18 Brit Hahagaddah: Hebrews 8:1 -12; 9:1-11

Chapter 35

Exo 35:1  And Moses assembled all the congregation of the children of Israel, and said unto them: ‘These are the words which the LORD hath commanded, that ye should do them.
Exo 35:2  Six days shall work be done, but on the seventh day there shall be to you a holy day, a sabbath of solemn rest to the LORD; whosoever doeth any work therein shall be put to death.
Exo 35:3  Ye shall kindle no fire throughout your habitations upon the sabbath day.’

Exo 35:4  And Moses spoke unto all the congregation of the children of Israel, saying: ‘This is the thing which the LORD commanded, saying:
Exo 35:5  Take ye from among you an offering unto the LORD, whosoever is of a willing heart, let him bring it, the LORD’S offering: gold, and silver, and brass;
Exo 35:6  and blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine linen, and goats’ hair;
Exo 35:7  and rams’ skins dyed red, and sealskins, and acacia-wood;
Exo 35:8  and oil for the light, and spices for the anointing oil, and for the sweet incense;
Exo 35:9  and onyx stones, and stones to be set, for the ephod, and for the breastplate.
Exo 35:10  And let every wise-hearted man among you come, and make all that the LORD hath commanded:
Exo 35:11  the tabernacle, its tent, and its covering, its clasps, and its boards, its bars, its pillars, and its sockets;
Exo 35:12  the ark, and the staves thereof, the ark-cover, and the veil of the screen;
Exo 35:13  the table, and its staves, and all its vessels, and the showbread;
Exo 35:14  the candlestick also for the light, and its vessels, and its lamps, and the oil for the light;
Exo 35:15  and the altar of incense, and its staves, and the anointing oil, and the sweet incense, and the screen for the door, at the door of the tabernacle;
Exo 35:16  the altar of burnt-offering, with its grating of brass, its staves, and all its vessels, the laver and its base;
Exo 35:17  the hangings of the court, the pillars thereof, and their sockets, and the screen for the gate of the court;
Exo 35:18  the pins of the tabernacle, and the pins of the court, and their cords;
Exo 35:19  the plaited garments, for ministering in the holy place, the holy garments for Aaron the priest, and the garments of his sons, to minister in the priest’s office.’
Exo 35:20  And all the congregation of the children of Israel departed from the presence of Moses.
Exo 35:21  And they came, every one whose heart stirred him up, and every one whom his spirit made willing, and brought the LORD’S offering, for the work of the tent of meeting, and for all the service thereof, and for the holy garments.
Exo 35:22  And they came, both men and women, as many as were willing-hearted, and brought nose-rings, and ear-rings, and signet- rings, and girdles, all jewels of gold; even every man that brought an offering of gold unto the LORD.
Exo 35:23  And every man, with whom was found blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine linen, and goats’ hair, and rams’ skins dyed red, and sealskins, brought them.
Exo 35:24  Every one that did set apart an offering of silver and brass brought the LORD’S offering; and every man, with whom was found acacia-wood for any work of the service, brought it.
Exo 35:25  And all the women that were wise-hearted did spin with their hands, and brought that which they had spun, the blue, and the purple, the scarlet, and the fine linen.
Exo 35:26  And all the women whose heart stirred them up in wisdom spun the goats’ hair.
Exo 35:27  And the rulers brought the onyx stones, and the stones to be set, for the ephod, and for the breastplate;
Exo 35:28  and the spice, and the oil, for the light, and for the anointing oil, and for the sweet incense.
Exo 35:29  The children of Israel brought a freewill-offering unto the LORD; every man and woman, whose heart made them willing to bring for all the work, which the LORD had commanded by the hand of Moses to be made.

Chapter 35

Exo 35:30  And Moses said unto the children of Israel: ‘See, the LORD hath called by name Bezalel the son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah.
Exo 35:31  And He hath filled him with the spirit of God, in wisdom, in understanding, and in knowledge, and in all manner of workmanship.
Exo 35:32  And to devise skilful works, to work in gold, and in silver, and in brass,
Exo 35:33  and in cutting of stones for setting, and in carving of wood, to work in all manner of skilful workmanship.
Exo 35:34  And He hath put in his heart that he may teach, both he, and Oholiab, the son of Ahisamach, of the tribe of Dan.
Exo 35:35  Them hath He filled with wisdom of heart, to work all manner of workmanship, of the craftsman, and of the skilful workman, and of the weaver in colours, in blue, and in purple, in scarlet, and in fine linen, and of the weaver, even of them that do any workmanship, and of those that devise skilful works.

Chapter 36

Exo 36:1  And Bezalel and Oholiab shall work, and every wise-hearted man, in whom the LORD hath put wisdom and understanding to know how to work all the work for the service of the sanctuary, according to all that the LORD hath commanded.’
Exo 36:2  And Moses called Bezalel and Oholiab, and every wise-hearted man, in whose heart the LORD had put wisdom, even every one whose heart stirred him up to come unto the work to do it.
Exo 36:3  And they received of Moses all the offering, which the children of Israel had brought for the work of the service of the sanctuary, wherewith to make it. And they brought yet unto him freewill-offerings every morning.
Exo 36:4  And all the wise men, that wrought all the work of the sanctuary, came every man from his work which they wrought.
Exo 36:5  And they spoke unto Moses, saying: ‘The people bring much more than enough for the service of the work, which the LORD commanded to make.’
Exo 36:6  And Moses gave commandment, and they caused it to be proclaimed throughout the camp, saying: ‘Let neither man nor woman make any more work for the offering of the sanctuary.’ So the people were restrained from bringing.
Exo 36:7  For the stuff they had was sufficient for all the work to make it, and too much.
Exo 36:8  And every wise-hearted man among them that wrought the work made the tabernacle with ten curtains: of fine twined linen, and blue, and purple, and scarlet, with cherubim the work of the skilful workman made he them.
Exo 36:9  The length of each curtain was eight and twenty cubits, and the breadth of each curtain four cubits; all the curtains had one measure.
Exo 36:10  And he coupled five curtains one to another; and the other five curtains he coupled one to another.
Exo 36:11  And he made loops of blue upon the edge of the one curtain that was outmost in the first set; likewise he made in the edge of the curtain that was outmost in the second set.
Exo 36:12  Fifty loops made he in the one curtain, and fifty loops made he in the edge of the curtain that was in the second set; the loops were opposite one to another.
Exo 36:13  And he made fifty clasps of gold, and coupled the curtains one to another with the clasps; so the tabernacle was one.
Exo 36:14  And he made curtains of goats’ hair for a tent over the tabernacle; eleven curtains he made them.
Exo 36:15  The length of each curtain was thirty cubits, and four cubits the breadth of each curtain; the eleven curtains had one measure.
Exo 36:16  And he coupled five curtains by themselves, and six curtains by themselves.
Exo 36:17  And he made fifty loops on the edge of the curtain that was outmost in the first set, and fifty loops made he upon the edge of the curtain which was outmost in the second set.
Exo 36:18  And he made fifty clasps of brass to couple the tent together, that it might be one.
Exo 36:19  And he made a covering for the tent of rams’ skins dyed red, and a covering of sealskins above.
Exo 36:20  And he made the boards for the tabernacle of acacia-wood, standing up.
Exo 36:21  Ten cubits was the length of a board, and a cubit and a half the breadth of each board.
Exo 36:22  Each board had two tenons, joined one to another. Thus did he make for all the boards of the tabernacle.
Exo 36:23  And he made the boards for the tabernacle; twenty boards for the south side southward.
Exo 36:24  And he made forty sockets of silver under the twenty boards: two sockets under one board for its two tenons, and two sockets under another board for its two tenons.
Exo 36:25  And for the second side of the tabernacle, on the north side, he made twenty boards,
Exo 36:26  and their forty sockets of silver: two sockets under one board, and two sockets under another board.
Exo 36:27  And for the hinder part of the tabernacle westward he made six boards.
Exo 36:28  And two boards made he for the corners of the tabernacle in the hinder part;
Exo 36:29  that they might be double beneath, and in like manner they should be complete unto the top thereof unto the first ring. Thus he did to both of them in the two corners.
Exo 36:30  And there were eight boards, and their sockets of silver, sixteen sockets: under every board two sockets.
Exo 36:31  And he made bars of acacia-wood: five for the boards of the one side of the tabernacle,
Exo 36:32  and five bars for the boards of the other side of the tabernacle, and five bars for the boards of the tabernacle for the hinder part westward.
Exo 36:33  And he made the middle bar to pass through in the midst of the boards from the one end to the other.
Exo 36:34  And he overlaid the boards with gold, and made their rings of gold for holders for the bars, and overlaid the bars with gold.
Exo 36:35  And he made the veil of blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine twined linen; with the cherubim the work of the skilful workman made he it.
Exo 36:36  And he made thereunto four pillars of acacia, and overlaid them with gold, their hooks being of gold; and he cast for them four sockets of silver.
Exo 36:37  And he made a screen for the door of the Tent, of blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine twined linen, the work of the weaver in colours;
Exo 36:38  and the five pillars of it with their hooks; and he overlaid their capitals and their fillets with gold; and their five sockets were of brass.

Chapter 37

Exo 37:1  And Bezalel made the ark of acacia-wood: two cubits and a half was the length of it, and a cubit and a half the breadth of it, and a cubit and a half the height of it.
Exo 37:2  And he overlaid it with pure gold within and without, and made a crown of gold to it round about.
Exo 37:3  And he cast for it four rings of gold, in the four feet thereof: even two rings on the one side of it, and two rings on the other side of it.
Exo 37:4  And he made staves of acacia-wood, and overlaid them with gold.
Exo 37:5  And he put the staves into the rings on the sides of the ark, to bear the ark.
Exo 37:6  And he made an ark-cover of pure gold: two cubits and a half was the length thereof, and a cubit and a half the breadth thereof.
Exo 37:7  And he made two cherubim of gold: of beaten work made he them, at the two ends of the ark-cover:
Exo 37:8  one cherub at the one end, and one cherub at the other end; of one piece with the ark-cover made he the cherubim at the two ends thereof.
Exo 37:9  And the cherubim spread out their wings on high, screening the ark-cover with their wings, with their faces one to another; toward the ark-cover were the faces of the cherubim.

Exo 37:10  And he made the table of acacia-wood: two cubits was the length thereof, and a cubit the breadth thereof, and a cubit and a half the height thereof.
Exo 37:11  And he overlaid it with pure gold, and made thereto a crown of gold round about.
Exo 37:12  And he made unto it a border of a hand-breadth round about, and made a golden crown to the border thereof round about.
Exo 37:13  And he cast for it four rings of gold, and put the rings in the four corners that were on the four feet thereof.
Exo 37:14  Close by the border were the rings, the holders for the staves to bear the table.
Exo 37:15  And he made the staves of acacia-wood, and overlaid them with gold, to bear the table.
Exo 37:16  And he made the vessels which were upon the table, the dishes thereof, and the pans thereof, and the bowls thereof, and the jars thereof, wherewith to pour out, of pure gold.

Chapter 37

Exo 37:17  And he made the candlestick of pure gold: of beaten work made he the candlestick, even its base, and its shaft; its cups, its knops, and its flowers, were of one piece with it.
Exo 37:18  And there were six branches going out of the sides thereof: three branches of the candlestick out of the one side thereof, and three branches of the candlestick out of the other side thereof;
Exo 37:19  three cups made like almond-blossoms in one branch, a knop and a flower; and three cups made like almond-blossoms in the other branch, a knop and a flower. So for the six branches going out of the candlestick.
Exo 37:20  And in the candlestick were four cups made like almond-blossoms, the knops thereof, and the flowers thereof;
Exo 37:21  and a knop under two branches of one piece with it, and a knop under two branches of one piece with it, and a knop under two branches of one piece with it, for the six branches going out of it.
Exo 37:22  Their knops and their branches were of one piece with it; the whole of it was one beaten work of pure gold.
Exo 37:23  And he made the lamps thereof, seven, and the tongs thereof, and the snuffdishes thereof, of pure gold.
Exo 37:24  Of a talent of pure gold made he it, and all the vessels thereof.

Exo 37:25  And he made the altar of incense of acacia-wood: a cubit was the length thereof, and a cubit the breadth thereof, four-square; and two cubits was the height thereof; the horns thereof were of one piece with it.
Exo 37:26  And he overlaid it with pure gold, the top thereof, and the sides thereof round about, and the horns of it; and he made unto it a crown of gold round about.
Exo 37:27  And he made for it two golden rings under the crown thereof, upon the two ribs thereof, upon the two sides of it, for holders for staves wherewith to bear it.
Exo 37:28  And he made the staves of acacia-wood, and overlaid them with gold.
Exo 37:29  And he made the holy anointing oil, and the pure incense of sweet spices, after the art of the perfumer.

Chapter 38

Exo 38:1  And he made the altar of burnt-offering of acacia-wood: five cubits was the length thereof, and five cubits the breadth thereof, four-square, and three cubits the height thereof.
Exo 38:2  And he made the horns thereof upon the four corners of it; the horns thereof were of one piece with it; and he overlaid it with brass.
Exo 38:3  And he made all the vessels of the altar, the pots, and the shovels, and the basins, the flesh-hooks, and the fire-pans; all the vessels thereof made he of brass.
Exo 38:4  And he made for the altar a grating of network of brass, under the ledge round it beneath, reaching halfway up.
Exo 38:5  And he cast four rings for the four ends of the grating of brass, to be holders for the staves.
Exo 38:6  And he made the staves of acacia-wood, and overlaid them with brass.
Exo 38:7  And he put the staves into the rings on the sides of the altar, wherewith to bear it; he made it hollow with planks.

Exo 38:8  And he made the laver of brass, and the base thereof of brass, of the mirrors of the serving women that did service at the door of the tent of meeting.

Exo 38:9  And he made the court; for the south side southward the hangings of the court were of fine twined linen, a hundred cubits.
Exo 38:10  Their pillars were twenty, and their sockets twenty, of brass; the hooks of the pillars and their fillets were of silver.
Exo 38:11  And for the north side a hundred cubits, their pillars twenty, and their sockets twenty, of brass; the hooks of the pillars and their fillets of silver.
Exo 38:12  And for the west side were hangings of fifty cubits, their pillars ten, and their sockets ten; the hooks of the pillars and their fillets of silver.
Exo 38:13  And for the east side eastward fifty cubits.
Exo 38:14  The hangings for the one side of the gate were fifteen cubits; their pillars three, and their sockets three.
Exo 38:15  And so for the other side; on this hand and that hand by the gate of the court were hangings of fifteen cubits; their pillars three, and their sockets three.
Exo 38:16  All the hangings of the court round about were of fine twined linen.
Exo 38:17  And the sockets for the pillars were of brass; the hooks of the pillars and their fillets of silver; and the overlaying of their capitals of silver; and all the pillars of the court were filleted with silver.
Exo 38:18  And the screen for the gate of the court was the work of the weaver in colours, of blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine twined linen; and twenty cubits was the length, and the height in the breadth was five cubits, answerable to the hangings of the court.
Exo 38:19  And their pillars were four, and their sockets four, of brass; their hooks of silver, and the overlaying of their capitals and their fillets of silver.
Exo 38:20  And all the pins of the tabernacle, and of the court round about, were of brass.

Exo 38:21  These are the accounts of the tabernacle, even the tabernacle of the testimony, as they were rendered according to the commandment of Moses, through the service of the Levites, by the hand of Ithamar, the son of Aaron the priest. –
Exo 38:22  And Bezalel the son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah, made all that the LORD commanded Moses.
Exo 38:23  And with him was Oholiab, the son of Ahisamach, of the tribe of Dan, a craftsman, and a skilful workman, and a weaver in colours, in blue, and in purple, and in scarlet, and fine linen. –
Exo 38:24  All the gold that was used for the work in all the work of the sanctuary, even the gold of the offering, was twenty and nine talents, and seven hundred and thirty shekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary.
Exo 38:25  And the silver of them that were numbered of the congregation was a hundred talents, and a thousand seven hundred and three-score and fifteen shekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary:
Exo 38:26  a beka a head, that is, half a shekel, after the shekel of the sanctuary, for every one that passed over to them that are numbered, from twenty years old and upward, for six hundred thousand and three thousand and five hundred and fifty men.
Exo 38:27  And the hundred talents of silver were for casting the sockets of the sanctuary, and the sockets of the veil: a hundred sockets for the hundred talents, a talent for a socket.
Exo 38:28  And of the thousand seven hundred seventy and five shekels he made hooks for the pillars, and overlaid their capitals, and made fillets for them.
Exo 38:29  And the brass of the offering was seventy talents and two thousand and four hundred shekels.
Exo 38:30  And therewith he made the sockets to the door of the tent of meeting, and the brazen altar, and the brazen grating for it, and all the vessels of the altar,
Exo 38:31  and the sockets of the court round about, and the sockets of the gate of the court, and all the pins of the tabernacle, and all the pins of the court round about.

Chapter 39

Exo 39:1  And of the blue, and purple, and scarlet, they made plaited garments, for ministering in the holy place, and made the holy garments for Aaron, as the LORD commanded Moses.

Exo 39:2  And he made the ephod of gold, blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine twined linen.
Exo 39:3  And they did beat the gold into thin plates, and cut it into threads, to work it in the blue, and in the purple, and in the scarlet, and in the fine linen, the work of the skilful workman.
Exo 39:4  They made shoulder-pieces for it, joined together; at the two ends was it joined together.
Exo 39:5  And the skilfully woven band, that was upon it, wherewith to gird it on, was of the same piece and like the work thereof: of gold, of blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine twined linen, as the LORD commanded Moses.
Exo 39:6  And they wrought the onyx stones, inclosed in settings of gold, graven with the engravings of a signet, according to the names of the children of Israel.
Exo 39:7  And he put them on the shoulder-pieces of the ephod, to be stones of memorial for the children of Israel, as the LORD commanded Moses.
Exo 39:8  And he made the breastplate, the work of the skilful workman, like the work of the ephod: of gold, of blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine twined linen.
Exo 39:9  It was four-square; they made the breastplate double; a span was the length thereof, and a span the breadth thereof, being double.
Exo 39:10  And they set in it four rows of stones: a row of carnelian, topaz, and smaragd was the first row.
Exo 39:11  And the second row, a carbuncle, a sapphire, and an emerald.
Exo 39:12  And the third row, a jacinth, an agate, and an amethyst.
Exo 39:13  And the fourth row, a beryl, an onyx, and a jasper; they were inclosed in fittings of gold in their settings.
Exo 39:14  And the stones were according to the names of the children of Israel, twelve, according to their names, like the engravings of a signet, every one according to his name, for the twelve tribes.
Exo 39:15  And they made upon the breastplate plaited chains, of wreathen work of pure gold.
Exo 39:16  And they made two settings of gold, and two gold rings; and put the two rings on the two ends of the breastplate.
Exo 39:17  And they put the two wreathen chains of gold on the two rings at the ends of the breastplate.
Exo 39:18  And the other two ends of the two wreathen chains they put on the two settings, and put them on the shoulder-pieces of the ephod, in the forepart thereof.
Exo 39:19  And they made two rings of gold, and put them upon the two ends of the breastplate, upon the edge thereof, which was toward the side of the ephod inward.
Exo 39:20  And they made two rings of gold, and put them on the two shoulder-pieces of the ephod underneath, in the forepart thereof, close by the coupling thereof, above the skilfully woven band of the ephod.
Exo 39:21  And they did bind the breastplate by the rings thereof unto the rings of the ephod with a thread of blue, that it might be upon the skilfully woven band of the ephod, and that the breastplate might not be loosed from the ephod; as the LORD commanded Moses.

Exo 39:22  And he made the robe of the ephod of woven work, all of blue;
Exo 39:23  and the hole of the robe in the midst thereof, as the hole of a coat of mail, with a binding round about the hole of it, that it should not be rent.
Exo 39:24  And they made upon the skirts of the robe pomegranates of blue, and purple, and scarlet, and twined linen.
Exo 39:25  And they made bells of pure gold, and put the bells between the pomegranates upon the skirts of the robe round about, between the pomegranates:
Exo 39:26  a bell and a pomegranate, a bell and a pomegranate, upon the skirts of the robe round about, to minister in; as the LORD commanded Moses.
Exo 39:27  And they made the tunics of fine linen of woven work for Aaron, and for his sons,
Exo 39:28  and the mitre of fine linen, and the goodly head-tires of fine linen, and the linen breeches of fine twined linen,
Exo 39:29  and the girdle of fine twined linen, and blue, and purple, and scarlet, the work of the weaver in colours; as the LORD commanded Moses.
Exo 39:30  And they made the plate of the holy crown of pure gold, and wrote upon it a writing, like the engravings of a signet: HOLY TO THE LORD.
Exo 39:31  And they tied unto it a thread of blue, to fasten it upon the mitre above; as the LORD commanded Moses.
Exo 39:32  Thus was finished all the work of the tabernacle of the tent of meeting; and the children of Israel did according to all that the LORD commanded Moses, so did they.
Exo 39:33  And they brought the tabernacle unto Moses, the Tent, and all its furniture, its clasps, its boards, its bars, and its pillars, and its sockets;
Exo 39:34  and the covering of rams’ skins dyed red, and the covering of sealskins, and the veil of the screen;
Exo 39:35  the ark of the testimony, and the staves thereof, and the ark-cover;
Exo 39:36  the table, all the vessels thereof, and the showbread;
Exo 39:37  the pure candlestick, the lamps thereof, even the lamps to be set in order, and all the vessels thereof, and the oil for the light;
Exo 39:38  and the golden altar, and the anointing oil, and the sweet incense, and the screen for the door of the Tent;
Exo 39:39  the brazen altar, and its grating of brass, its staves, and all its vessels, the laver and its base;
Exo 39:40  the hangings of the court, its pillars, and its sockets, and the screen for the gate of the court, the cords thereof, and the pins thereof, and all the instruments of the service of the tabernacle of the tent of meeting;
Exo 39:41  the plaited garments for ministering in the holy place; the holy garments for Aaron the priest, and the garments of his sons, to minister in the priest’s office.
Exo 39:42  According to all that the LORD commanded Moses, so the children of Israel did all the work.
Exo 39:43  And Moses saw all the work, and, behold, they had done it; as the LORD had commanded, even so had they done it. And Moses blessed them.

Exo 40:1  And the LORD spoke unto Moses, saying:
Exo 40:2  ‘On the first day of the first month shalt thou rear up the tabernacle of the tent of meeting.
Exo 40:3  And thou shalt put therein the ark of the testimony, and thou shalt screen the ark with the veil.
Exo 40:4  And thou shalt bring in the table, and set in order the bread that is upon it; and thou shalt bring in the candlestick, and light the lamps thereof.
Exo 40:5  And thou shalt set the golden altar for incense before the ark of the testimony, and put the screen of the door to the tabernacle.
Exo 40:6  And thou shalt set the altar of burnt-offering before the door of the tabernacle of the tent of meeting.
Exo 40:7  And thou shalt set the laver between the tent of meeting and the altar, and shalt put water therein.
Exo 40:8  And thou shalt set up the court round about, and hang up the screen of the gate of the court.
Exo 40:9  And thou shalt take the anointing oil, and anoint the tabernacle, and all that is therein, and shalt hallow it, and all the furniture thereof; and it shall be holy.
Exo 40:10  And thou shalt anoint the altar of burnt-offering, and all its vessels, and sanctify the altar; and the altar shall be most holy.
Exo 40:11  And thou shalt anoint the laver and its base, and sanctify it.
Exo 40:12  And thou shalt bring Aaron and his sons unto the door of the tent of meeting, and shalt wash them with water.
Exo 40:13  And thou shalt put upon Aaron the holy garments; and thou shalt anoint him, and sanctify him, that he may minister unto Me in the priest’s office.
Exo 40:14  And thou shalt bring his sons, and put tunics upon them.
Exo 40:15  And thou shalt anoint them, as thou didst anoint their father, that they may minister unto Me in the priest’s office; and their anointing shall be to them for an everlasting priesthood throughout their generations.’
Exo 40:16  Thus did Moses; according to all that the LORD commanded him, so did he.
Exo 40:17  And it came to pass in the first month in the second year, on the first day of the month, that the tabernacle was reared up.
Exo 40:18  And Moses reared up the tabernacle, and laid its sockets, and set up the boards thereof, and put in the bars thereof, and reared up its pillars.
Exo 40:19  And he spread the tent over the tabernacle, and put the covering of the tent above upon it; as the LORD commanded Moses.
Exo 40:20  And he took and put the testimony into the ark, and set the staves on the ark, and put the ark-cover above upon the ark.
Exo 40:21  And he brought the ark into the tabernacle, and set up the veil of the screen, and screened the ark of the testimony; as the LORD commanded Moses.
Exo 40:22  And he put the table in the tent of meeting, upon the side of the tabernacle northward, without the veil.
Exo 40:23  And he set a row of bread in order upon it before the LORD; as the LORD commanded Moses.
Exo 40:24  And he put the candlestick in the tent of meeting, over against the table, on the side of the tabernacle southward.
Exo 40:25  And he lighted the lamps before the LORD; as the LORD commanded Moses.
Exo 40:26  And he put the golden altar in the tent of meeting before the veil;
Exo 40:27  and he burnt thereon incense of sweet spices; as the LORD commanded Moses.
Exo 40:28  And he put the screen of the door to the tabernacle.
Exo 40:29  And the altar of burnt-offering he set at the door of the tabernacle of the tent of meeting, and offered upon it the burnt-offering and the meal-offering; as the LORD commanded Moses.
Exo 40:30  And he set the laver between the tent of meeting and the altar, and put water therein, wherewith to wash;
Exo 40:31  that Moses and Aaron and his sons might wash their hands and their feet thereat;
Exo 40:32  when they went into the tent of meeting, and when they came near unto the altar, they should wash; as the LORD commanded Moses.
Exo 40:33  And he reared up the court round about the tabernacle and the altar, and set up the screen of the gate of the court. So Moses finished the work.

Exo 40:34  Then the cloud covered the tent of meeting, and the glory of the LORD filled the tabernacle.
Exo 40:35  And Moses was not able to enter into the tent of meeting, because the cloud abode thereon, and the glory of the LORD filled the tabernacle. –
Exo 40:36  And whenever the cloud was taken up from over the tabernacle, the children of Israel went onward, throughout all their journeys.
Exo 40:37  But if the cloud was not taken up, then they journeyed not till the day that it was taken up.
Exo 40:38  For the cloud of the LORD was upon the tabernacle by day, and there was fire therein by night, in the sight of all the house of Israel, throughout all their journeys. –

1 Kings 7.51-8.21 (Ash)
1 Kings 7.40-50 (Sep)

Chapter 7

1Ki 7:40  And Hiram made the pots, and the shovels, and the basins. So Hiram made an end of doing all the work that he wrought for king Solomon in the house of the LORD:
1Ki 7:41  the two pillars, and the two bowls of the capitals that were on the top of the pillars; and the two networks to cover the two bowls of the capitals that were on the top of the pillars;
1Ki 7:42  and the four hundred pomegranates for the two networks, two rows of pomegranates for each network, to cover the two bowls of the capitals that were upon the top of the pillars;
1Ki 7:43  and the ten bases, and the ten lavers on the bases;
1Ki 7:44  and the one sea, and the twelve oxen under the sea;
1Ki 7:45  and the pots, and the shovels, and the basins; even all these vessels, which Hiram made for king Solomon, in the house of the LORD, were of burnished brass.
1Ki 7:46  In the plain of the Jordan did the king cast them, in the clay ground between Succoth and Zarethan.
1Ki 7:47  And Solomon left all the vessels unweighed, because they were exceeding many; the weight of the brass could not be found out.
1Ki 7:48  And Solomon made all the vessels that were in the house of the LORD: the golden altar, and the table whereupon the showbread was, of gold;
1Ki 7:49  and the candlesticks, five on the right side, and five on the left, before the Sanctuary, of pure gold; and the flowers, and the lamps, and the tongs, of gold;
1Ki 7:50  and the cups, and the snuffers, and the basins, and the pans, and the fire-pans, of pure gold; and the hinges, both for the doors of the inner house, the most holy place, and for the doors of the house, that is, of the temple, of gold.
1Ki 7:51  Thus all the work that king Solomon wrought in the house of the LORD was finished. And Solomon brought in the things which David his father had dedicated, the silver, and the gold, and the vessels, and put them in the treasuries of the house of the LORD.

Chapter 8

1Ki 8:1  Then Solomon assembled the elders of Israel, and all the heads of the tribes, the princes of the fathers’ houses of the children of Israel, unto king Solomon in Jerusalem, to bring up the ark of the covenant of the LORD out of the city of David, which is Zion.
1Ki 8:2  And all the men of Israel assembled themselves unto king Solomon at the feast, in the month Ethanim, which is the seventh month.
1Ki 8:3  And all the elders of Israel came, and the priests took up the ark.
1Ki 8:4  And they brought up the ark of the LORD, and the tent of meeting, and all the holy vessels that were in the Tent; even these did the priests and the Levites bring up.
1Ki 8:5  And king Solomon and all the congregation of Israel, that were assembled unto him, were with him before the ark, sacrificing sheep and oxen, that could not be told nor numbered for multitude.
1Ki 8:6  And the priests brought in the ark of the covenant of the LORD unto its place, into the Sanctuary of the house, to the most holy place, even under the wings of the cherubim.
1Ki 8:7  For the cherubim spread forth their wings over the place of the ark, and the cherubim covered the ark and the staves thereof above.
1Ki 8:8  And the staves were so long that the ends of the staves were seen from the holy place, even before the Sanctuary; but they could not be seen without; and there they are unto this day.
1Ki 8:9  There was nothing in the ark save the two tables of stone which Moses put there at Horeb, when the LORD made a covenant with the children of Israel when they came out of the land of Egypt.
1Ki 8:10  And it came to pass, when the priests were come out of the holy place, that the cloud filled the house of the LORD,
1Ki 8:11  so that the priests could not stand to minister by reason of the cloud; for the glory of the LORD filled the house of the LORD.

1Ki 8:12  Then spoke Solomon: The LORD hath said that He would dwell in the thick darkness.
1Ki 8:13  I have surely built Thee a house of habitation, a place for Thee to dwell in for ever.
1Ki 8:14  And the king turned his face about, and blessed all the congregation of Israel; and all the congregation of Israel stood.
1Ki 8:15  And he said: ‘Blessed be the LORD, the God of Israel, who spoke with His mouth unto David my father, and hath with His hand fulfilled it, saying:
1Ki 8:16  Since the day that I brought forth My people Israel out of Egypt, I chose no city out of all the tribes of Israel to build a house, that My name might be there; but I chose David to be over My people Israel.
1Ki 8:17  Now it was in the heart of David my father to build a house for the name of the LORD, the God of Israel.
1Ki 8:18  But the LORD said unto David my father: Whereas it was in thy heart to build a house for My name, thou didst well that it was in thy heart;
1Ki 8:19  nevertheless thou shalt not build the house; but thy son that shall come forth out of thy loins, he shall build the house for My name.
1Ki 8:20  And the LORD hath established His word that He spoke; for I am risen up in the room of David my father, and sit on the throne of Israel, as the LORD promised, and have built the house for the name of the LORD, the God of Israel.
1Ki 8:21  And there have I set a place for the ark, wherein is the covenant of the LORD, which He made with our fathers, when He brought them out of the land of Egypt.’

Ez.45.16-46.18 (Ash)
Ez. 45. 18-46.15 (Sep)

Chapter 45

Eze 45:16  All the people of the land shall give this offering for the prince in Israel.
Eze 45:17  And it shall be the prince’s part to give the burnt-offerings, and the meal-offerings, and the drink-offerings, in the feasts, and in the new moons, and in the sabbaths, in all the appointed seasons of the house of Israel; he shall prepare the sin-offering, and the meal-offering, and the burnt-offering, and the peace-offerings, to make atonement for the house of Israel.
Eze 45:18  Thus saith the Lord GOD: In the first month, in the first day of the month, thou shalt take a young bullock without blemish; and thou shalt purify the sanctuary.
Eze 45:19  And the priest shall take of the blood of the sin-offering, and put it upon the door-posts of the house, and upon the four corners of the settle of the altar, and upon the posts of the gate of the inner court.
Eze 45:20  And so thou shalt do on the seventh day of the month for every one that erreth, and for him that is simple; so shall ye make atonement for the house.
Eze 45:21  In the first month, in the fourteenth day of the month, ye shall have the passover; a feast of seven days; unleavened bread shall be eaten.
Eze 45:22  And upon that day shall the prince prepare for himself and for all the people of the land a bullock for a sin-offering.
Eze 45:23  And the seven days of the feast he shall prepare a burnt-offering to the LORD, seven bullocks and seven rams without blemish daily the seven days; and a he-goat daily for a sin-offering.
Eze 45:24  And he shall prepare a meal-offering, an ephah for a bullock, and an ephah for a ram, and a hin of oil to an ephah.
Eze 45:25  In the seventh month, in the fifteenth day of the month, in the feast, shall he do the like the seven days; to the sin-offering as well as the burnt-offering, and the meal-offering as well as the oil.

Chapter 46

Eze 46:1  Thus saith the Lord GOD: The gate of the inner court that looketh toward the east shall be shut the six working days; but on the sabbath day it shall be opened, and in the day of the new moon it shall be opened.
Eze 46:2  And the prince shall enter by the way of the porch of the gate without, and shall stand by the post of the gate, and the priests shall prepare his burnt-offering and his peace-offerings, and he shall worship at the threshold of the gate; then he shall go forth; but the gate shall not be shut until the evening.
Eze 46:3  Likewise the people of the land shall worship at the door of that gate before the LORD in the sabbaths and in the new moons.
Eze 46:4  And the burnt-offering that the prince shall offer unto the LORD shall be in the sabbath day six lambs without blemish and a ram without blemish;
Eze 46:5  and the meal-offering shall be an ephah for the ram, and the meal-offering for the lambs as he is able to give, and a hin of oil to an ephah.
Eze 46:6  And in the day of the new moon it shall be a young bullock without blemish; and six lambs, and a ram; they shall be without blemish;
Eze 46:7  and he shall prepare a meal-offering, an ephah for the bullock, and an ephah for the ram, and for the lambs according as his means suffice, and a hin of oil to an ephah.
Eze 46:8  And when the prince shall enter, he shall go in by the way of the porch of the gate, and he shall go forth by the way thereof.
Eze 46:9  But when the people of the land shall come before the LORD in the appointed seasons, he that entereth by the way of the north gate to worship shall go forth by the way of the south gate; and he that entereth by the way of the south gate shall go forth by the way of the north gate; he shall not return by the way of the gate whereby he came in, but shall go forth straight before him.
Eze 46:10  And the prince, when they go in, shall go in in the midst of them; and when they go forth, they shall go forth together.
Eze 46:11  And in the feasts and in the appointed seasons the meal-offering shall be an ephah for a bullock, and an ephah for a ram, and for the lambs as he is able to give, and a hin of oil to an ephah.
Eze 46:12  And when the prince shall prepare a freewill-offering, a burnt-offering or peace-offerings as a freewill-offering unto the LORD, one shall open for him the gate that looketh toward the east, and he shall prepare his burnt-offering and his peace-offerings, as he doth on the sabbath day; then he shall go forth; and after his going forth one shall shut the gate.
Eze 46:13  And thou shalt prepare a lamb of the first year without blemish for a burnt-offering unto the LORD daily; morning by morning shalt thou prepare it.
Eze 46:14  And thou shalt prepare a meal-offering with it morning by morning, the sixth part of an ephah, and the third part of a hin of oil, to moisten the fine flour: a meal-offering unto the LORD continually by a perpetual ordinance.
Eze 46:15  Thus shall they prepare the lamb, and the meal-offering, and the oil, morning by morning, for a continual burnt-offering.
Eze 46:16  Thus saith the Lord GOD: If the prince give a gift unto any of his sons, it is his inheritance, it shall belong to his sons; it is their possession by inheritance.
Eze 46:17  But if he give of his inheritance a gift to one of his servants, it shall be his to the year of liberty; then it shall return to the prince; but as for his inheritance, it shall be for his sons.
Eze 46:18  Moreover the prince shall not take of the people’s inheritance, to thrust them wrongfully out of their possession; he shall give inheritance to his sons out of his own possession; that My people be not scattered every man from his possession.’

Chapter 8

Heb 8:1  Now of the things which we have spoken this is the sum: We have such an high priest, who is set on the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in the heavens;
Heb 8:2  A minister of the sanctuary, and of the true tabernacle, which the Lord pitched, and not man.
Heb 8:3  For every high priest is ordained to offer gifts and sacrifices: wherefore it is of necessity that this man have somewhat also to offer.
Heb 8:4  For if he were on earth, he should not be a priest, seeing that there are priests that offer gifts according to the law:
Heb 8:5  Who serve unto the example and shadow of heavenly things, as Moses was admonished of God when he was about to make the tabernacle: for, See, saith he, that thou make all things according to the pattern shewed to thee in the mount.
Heb 8:6  But now hath he obtained a more excellent ministry, by how much also he is the mediator of a better covenant, which was established upon better promises.
Heb 8:7  For if that first covenant had been faultless, then should no place have been sought for the second.
Heb 8:8  For finding fault with them, he saith, Behold, the days come, saith the Lord, when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and with the house of Judah:
Heb 8:9  Not according to the covenant that I made with their fathers in the day when I took them by the hand to lead them out of the land of Egypt; because they continued not in my covenant, and I regarded them not, saith the Lord.
Heb 8:10  For this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, saith the Lord; I will put my laws into their mind, and write them in their hearts: and I will be to them a God, and they shall be to me a people:
Heb 8:11  And they shall not teach every man his neighbour, and every man his brother, saying, Know the Lord: for all shall know me, from the least to the greatest.
Heb 8:12  For I will be merciful to their unrighteousness, and their sins and their iniquities will I remember no more.

Chapter 9

Heb 9:1  Then verily the first covenant had also ordinances of divine service, and a worldly sanctuary.
Heb 9:2  For there was a tabernacle made; the first, wherein was the candlestick, and the table, and the shewbread; which is called the sanctuary.
Heb 9:3  And after the second veil, the tabernacle which is called the Holiest of all;
Heb 9:4  Which had the golden censer, and the ark of the covenant overlaid round about with gold, wherein was the golden pot that had manna, and Aaron’s rod that budded, and the tables of the covenant;
Heb 9:5  And over it the cherubims of glory shadowing the mercyseat; of which we cannot now speak particularly.
Heb 9:6  Now when these things were thus ordained, the priests went always into the first tabernacle, accomplishing the service of God.
Heb 9:7  But into the second went the high priest alone once every year, not without blood, which he offered for himself, and for the errors of the people:
Heb 9:8  The Holy Ghost this signifying, that the way into the holiest of all was not yet made manifest, while as the first tabernacle was yet standing:
Heb 9:9  Which was a figure for the time then present, in which were offered both gifts and sacrifices, that could not make him that did the service perfect, as pertaining to the conscience;
Heb 9:10  Which stood only in meats and drinks, and divers washings, and carnal ordinances, imposed on them until the time of reformation.

Heb 9:11  But Christ being come an high priest of good things to come, by a greater and more perfect tabernacle, not made with hands, that is to say, not of this building;
Heb 9:12  Neither by the blood of goats and calves, but by his own blood he entered in once into the holy place, having obtained eternal redemption for us.

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