Yahweh commands Moses to set up and consecrate the tabernacle. Aaron and his sons are anointed as priests. Yahweh settles on the tabernacle.
38 They[a] built the altar of burnt offering of acacia wood, three cubits[b] high; it was square, five cubits long and five cubits wide.[c] 2 They made a horn at each of the four corners, so that the horns and the altar were of one…
The Ark 37 Bezalel made the ark of acacia wood—two and a half cubits long, a cubit and a half wide, and a cubit and a half high.[a] 2 He overlaid it with pure gold, both inside and out, and made a gold molding around it. 3 He…
36 1 So Bezalel, Oholiab and every skilled person to whom the Lord has given skill and ability to know how to carry out all the work of constructing the sanctuary are to do the work just as the Lord has commanded.” 2 Then Moses summoned Bezalel and Oholiab and every…
Moses gives the Israelites instructions for the sabbath. He takes an offering of materials to create the tabernacle, its furnishings, and vestments for priests. Bezalel and Oholiab are chosen as designers.
Yahweh replaces the Ten Commandments and reaffirms his covenant with Israel. He appears before Moses. Moses returns to the Israelites markedly changed, leaving the Israelites and the priests in awe.
The Israelites atone for their sin of worshiping another god. Yahweh promises to travel with the Israelites to his promised land. Yahweh appears in Moses’s tent and explains how he will reveal himself.
While Moses was on the mountain with Yahweh, the Israelites reverted back to their old gods. Moses returns and commands the true believers to purge the camp of disbelievers. Yahweh sends a plague on the remaining disbelievers.
Yahweh tells Moses he has appointed craftsmen to make the items he has commanded. He commands the Israelites to keep the sabbath. He gives Moses the law on stone tablets.
Yahweh gives more instructions for equipment and ritual for prayer.