Yahweh instructs the Israelites to make offerings of atonement for unintentionally breaking His commands: for the priests, for the whole community, for a leader, and for a lay person.
Yahweh Instructs the Israelites to offer an animal as thanks, giving the fat, liver and kidneys – the best portions – to Yahweh. The remaining meat will be shared with the priests. The blood and fat is never to be eaten.
Yahweh instructs the Israelites how to present an offering of grain for the tabernacle altar, giving a portion to Aaron and his sons. Aaron and his sons are busy with their priestly duties and don’t have time to plant and harvest their own food.
Yahweh gives Moses instructions for preparing a burnt offering on the bronze alter.
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.