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the Tabernacle and its sacred tent, its covering, clasps, frames,
crossbars, posts, and bases;
the Ark and its carrying poles;
the Ark’s ­cover—­the place of atonement;
the inner curtain to shield the Ark;
the table, its carrying poles, and all its utensils;
the Bread of the Presence;
for light, the lampstand, its accessories, the lamp cups, and the olive
oil for lighting;
the incense altar and its carrying poles;
the anointing oil and fragrant incense;
the curtain for the entrance of the Tabernacle;
the altar of burnt offering;
the bronze grating of the altar and its carrying poles and utensils;
the washbasin with its stand;
the curtains for the walls of the courtyard;
the posts and their bases;
the curtain for the entrance to the courtyard;
the tent pegs of the Tabernacle and courtyard and their ropes;
the beautifully stitched garments for the priests to wear while
ministering in the Holy ­Place—­the sacred garments for Aaron the
priest, and the garments for his sons to wear as they minister as
So the whole community of Israel left Moses and returned to their tents.
All whose hearts were stirred and whose spirits were moved came and
brought their sacred offerings to the Lord. They brought all the materials
needed for the Tabernacle, for the performance of its rituals, and for the
sacred garments. Both men and women came, all whose hearts were willing. They brought to the Lord their offerings of ­gold—­brooches, earrings, rings from their fingers, and necklaces. They presented gold objects
of every kind as a special offering to the Lord. All those who owned the
following items willingly brought them: blue, purple, and scarlet thread;
fine linen and goat hair for cloth; and tanned ram skins and fine goatskin
leather. And all who had silver and bronze objects gave them as a sacred
offering to the Lord. And those who had acacia wood brought it for use
in the project.
All the women who were skilled in sewing and spinning prepared blue,
purple, and scarlet thread, and fine linen cloth. All the women who were
willing used their skills to spin the goat hair into yarn. The leaders brought
onyx stones and the special gemstones to be set in the ephod and the
priest’s chestpiece. They also brought spices and olive oil for the light, the

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