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.
Yahweh gives instructions for how Aaron and his sons will be consecrated and offerings made to make them and the altar holy. Aaron’s descendants will be the priests.
Yahweh gives instructions to make garments for Aaron and his sons to serve as priests at the tabernacle.
Yahweh gives instructions to create and altar and a courtyard for the tabernacle. He also commands Aaron and is descendants to maintain the oil lamps.
Yahweh gives Moses instructions to create a tabernacle.