Yahweh commands Moses to arrange the clans of the Levites around the tent of meeting and assigns them responsibilities.
Yahweh gives instructions for the Israelite encampments around the Tent of Meeting according to tribes and families.
Yahweh commands Moses and Aaron to divide the Israelites according to tribe and count the fighting aged men. The total is 603,550. The Levites are counted separately as keepers of the tabernacle.
Aaron’s sons Nadab and Abihu break the rituals commanded by Yahweh and are struck down. Moses scolds Aaron and his sons on following their duties as priests.
After 7 days of consecration, Moses commands Aaron and his sons to make offerings at the alter. Fire appears and consumes the offerings.
Yahweh instructs the Israelites to make a sacrifice as restitution for unintentional sin.
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 commands Moses to set up and consecrate the tabernacle. Aaron and his sons are anointed as priests. Yahweh settles on the tabernacle.
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 gives more instructions for equipment and ritual for prayer.