Bullet Point Summary
– Moshe commands the sum of the tabernacle be counted that Betzal’el and Oholi’av made
– All the gold, silver, and copper was counted that was used to make the tabernacle
– The Ephod and Breastplate were made of cunning work
– The High Priest’s robe was made
– The coats, bonnets, breeches, and girdles were made
– The High Priest’s golden plate for the mitre saying “Kadosh YHWH” was made
– When finished they brought all the work of the tabernacle to Moshe to look over
– Moshe commanded to set up the tabernacle on the 1st day of the 1st month and anointed it and the priests
– Moshe set up the tabernacle and anointed it and the priests and finished his work
– The cloud covered the tabernacle and the glory of YHWH filled it and lead Yisra’el on their journeys
– Haftarah – Shlomo builds the temple and the glory of YHWH fills it in the seventh month at the feast
Parashat Text with Readers and Daily Portions (Reader 1 Starts on Saturday Evening)
Ex 38:21 – 40:38 , 1 Kings 7:51 – 8:21
Reader 1 (Saturday Evening Portion)
Exo 38:21 This is the sum of the tabernacle, even of the tabernacle of testimony, as it was
counted, according to the commandment of Moshe, for the service of the Levi’im, by the
hand of Itamar, son to Aharon the priest.
Exo 38:22 And Betzal’el the son of Uri, the son of Chur, of the tribe of Yahudah, made all
that YHWH commanded Moshe.
Exo 38:23 And with him was Oholi’av, son of Achisamakh, of the tribe of Dan, an engraver,
and a cunning workman, and an embroiderer in blue, and in purple, and in scarlet, and fine
(Sunday Morning Portion)
Exo 38:24 All the gold that was occupied for the work in all the work of the holy place, even
the gold of the offering, was twenty and nine talents, and seven hundred and thirty shekels,
after the shekel of the sanctuary.
Exo 38:25 And the silver of them that were numbered of the congregation was a hundred
talents, and a thousand seven hundred and sixty and fifteen shekels, after the shekel of the
Exo 38:26 A bekah for every man, that is, half a shekel, after the shekel of the sanctuary, for
everyone that went to be numbered, from twenty years old and upward, for six hundred
thousand and three thousand and five hundred and fifty men.
Exo 38:27 And of the hundred talents of silver were cast the sockets of the sanctuary, and
the sockets of the vail; a hundred sockets of the hundred talents, a talent for a socket.
Exo 38:28 And of the thousand seven hundred seventy and five shekels he made hooks for
the pillars, and overlaid their chapiters, and filleted them.
Exo 38:29 And the copper of the offering was seventy talents, and two thousand and four
Exo 38:30 And therewith he made the sockets to the door of the tabernacle of the
congregation, and the copper altar, and the copper grate for it, and all the vessels of the
Exo 38:31 And the sockets of the court round about, and the sockets of the court gate, and
all the pins of the tabernacle, and all the pins of the court round about.
Exo 39:1 And of the blue, and purple, and scarlet, they made clothes of service, to do service
in the holy place, and made the holy garments for Aharon; as YHWH commanded Moshe.
Reader 2 (Sunday Evening Portion)
Exo 39:2 And he made the ephod of gold, blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine twined
Exo 39:3 And they did beat the gold into thin plates, and cut it into wires, to work it in the
blue, and in the purple, and in the scarlet, and in the fine linen, with cunning work.
Exo 39:4 They made shoulderpieces for it, to couple it together: by the two edges was it
Exo 39:5 And the curious girdle of his ephod, that was upon it, was of the same, according to
the work thereof; of gold, blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine twined linen; as YHWH
Exo 39:6 And they wrought shoham stones inclosed in settings of gold, graven, as signets
are graven, with the names of the children of Yisra’el.
Exo 39:7 And he put them on the shoulders of the ephod, that they should be stones for a
memorial to the children of Yisra’el; as YHWH commanded Moshe.
Exo 39:8 And he made the breastplate of cunning work, like the work of the ephod; of gold,
blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine twined linen.
Exo 39:9 It was foursquare; they made the breastplate double: a span was the length thereof,
and a span the breadth thereof, being doubled.
(Monday Morning Portion)
Exo 39:10 And they set in it four rows of stones: the first row was a odem, a pitdah, and a
baraket: this was the first row.
Exo 39:11 And the second row, a nofek, a sappeer, and a yawhalome.
Exo 39:12 And the third row, a lahshem, a shebu, and a awklawmah.
Exo 39:13 And the fourth row, a tarsheesh, a shoham, and a yawshefhay: they were inclosed
in settings of gold in their inclosings.
Exo 39:14 And the stones were according to the names of the children of Yisra’el, twelve,
according to their names, like the engravings of a signet, every one with his name, according
to the twelve tribes.
Exo 39:15 And they made upon the breastplate chains at the ends, of wreathen work of pure
Exo 39:16 And they made two settingss of gold, and two gold rings; and put the two rings in
the two ends of the breastplate.
Exo 39:17 And they put the two wreathen chains of gold in the two rings on the ends of the
Exo 39:18 And the two ends of the two wreathen chains they fastened in the two settings,
and put them on the shoulderpieces of the ephod, before it.
Exo 39:19 And they made two rings of gold, and put them on the two ends of the breastplate,
upon the border of it, which was on the side of the ephod inward.
Exo 39:20 And they made two other golden rings, and put them on the two sides of the
ephod underneath, toward the forepart of it, over against the other coupling thereof, above
the curious girdle of the ephod.
Exo 39:21 And they did bind the breastplate by his rings unto the rings of the ephod with a
lace of blue, that it might be above the curious girdle of the ephod, and that the breastplate
might not be loosed from the ephod; as YHWH commanded Moshe.
Reader 3 (Monday Evening Portion)
Exo 39:22 And he made the robe of the ephod of woven work, all of blue.
Exo 39:23 And there was a hole in the midst of the robe, as the hole of a habergeon, with a
band round about the hole, that it should not rend.
Exo 39:24 And they made upon the hems of the robe pomegranates of blue, and purple, and
scarlet, and twined linen.
Exo 39:25 And they made bells of pure gold, and put the bells between the pomegranates
upon the hem of the robe, round about between the pomegranates;
Exo 39:26 A bell and a pomegranate, a bell and a pomegranate, round about the hem of the
robe to minister in; as YHWH commanded Moshe.
Exo 39:27 And they made coats of fine linen of woven work for Aharon, and for his sons,
Exo 39:28 And a mitre of fine linen, and goodly bonnets of fine linen, and linen breeches of
fine twined linen,
Exo 39:29 And a girdle of fine twined linen, and blue, and purple, and scarlet, of
needlework; as YHWH commanded Moshe.
(Tuesday Morning Portion)
Exo 39:30 And they made the plate of the holy crown of pure gold, and wrote upon it a
writing, like to the engravings of a signet, “Kodesh YHWH”.
Exo 39:31 And they tied unto it a lace of blue, to fasten it on high upon the mitre; as YHWH
Exo 39:32 Thus was all the work of the tabernacle of the tent of the congregation finished:
and the children of Yisra’el did according to all that YHWH commanded Moshe, so did they.
Reader 4 (Tuesday Evening Portion)
Exo 39:33 And they brought the tabernacle unto Moshe, the tent, and all his furniture, his
tacks, his boards, his bars, and his pillars, and his sockets,
Exo 39:34 And the covering of rams’ skins dyed red, and the covering of takhash skins, and
the vail of the covering,
Exo 39:35 The ark of the testimony, and the staves thereof, and the mercy seat,
Exo 39:36 The table, and all the vessels thereof, and the showbread,
Exo 39:37 The pure menorah, with the lamps thereof, even with the lamps to be set in order,
and all the vessels thereof, and the oil for light,
Exo 39:38 And the golden altar, and the anointing oil, and the sweet incense, and the
hanging for the tabernacle door,
Exo 39:39 The copper altar, and his grate of copper, his staves, and all his vessels, the laver
and his foot,
Exo 39:40 The hangings of the court, his pillars, and his sockets, and the hanging for the
court gate, his cords, and his pins, and all the vessels of the service of the tabernacle, for the
tent of the congregation,
Exo 39:41 The clothes of service to do service in the holy place, and the holy garments for
Aharon the priest, and his sons’ garments, to minister in the priest’s office.
Exo 39:42 According to all that YHWH commanded Moshe, so the children of Yisra’el made
all the work.
(Wednesday Morning Portion)
Exo 39:43 And Moshe did look upon all the work, and, behold, they had done it as YHWH
had commanded, even so had they done it: and Moshe blessed them.
Reader 5 (Wednesday Evening Portion)
Exo 40:1 And YHWH spoke unto Moshe, saying,
Exo 40:2 On the first day of the first month shall you set up the tabernacle of the tent of the
Exo 40:3 And you shall put therein the ark of the testimony, and cover the ark with the vail.
Exo 40:4 And you shall bring in the table, and set in order the things that are to be set in
order upon it; and you shall bring in the menorah, and light the lamps thereof.
Exo 40:5 And you shall set the altar of gold for the incense before the ark of the testimony,
and put the hanging of the door to the tabernacle.
Exo 40:6 And you shall set the altar of the burnt offering before the door of the tabernacle of
the tent of the congregation.
Exo 40:7 And you shall set the laver between the tent of the congregation and the altar, and
shall put water therein.
Exo 40:8 And you shall set up the court round about, and hang up the hanging at the court
Exo 40:9 And you shall take the anointing oil, and anoint the tabernacle, and all that is
therein, and shall hallow it, and all the vessels thereof: and it shall be holy.
Exo 40:10 And you shall anoint the altar of the burnt offering, and all his vessels, and
sanctify the altar: and it shall be an altar most holy.
Exo 40:11 And you shall anoint the laver and his foot, and sanctify it.
(Thursday Morning Portion)
Exo 40:12 And you shall bring Aharon and his sons unto the door of the tabernacle of the
congregation, and wash them with water.
Exo 40:13 And you shall put upon Aharon the holy garments, and anoint him, and sanctify
him; that he may minister unto me in the priest’s office.
Exo 40:14 And you shall bring his sons, and clothe them with coats:
Exo 40:15 And you shall anoint them, as you did anoint their father, that they may minister
unto me in the priest’s office: for their anointing shall surely be an everlasting priesthood
throughout their generations.
Exo 40:16 Thus did Moshe: according to all that YHWH commanded him, so did he.
Reader 6 (Thursday Evening Portion)
Exo 40:17 And it came to pass in the first month in the second year, on the first day of the
month, that the tabernacle was reared up.
Exo 40:18 And Moshe reared up the tabernacle, and fastened his sockets, and set up the
boards thereof, and put in the bars thereof, and reared up his pillars.
Exo 40:19 And he spread abroad the tent over the tabernacle, and put the covering of the
tent above upon it; as YHWH commanded Moshe.
Exo 40:20 And he took and put the testimony into the ark, and set the staves on the ark, and
put the mercy seat above upon the ark:
Exo 40:21 And he brought the ark into the tabernacle, and set up the vail of the covering,
and covered the ark of the testimony; as YHWH commanded Moshe.
Exo 40:22 And he put the table in the tent of the congregation, upon the side of the
tabernacle northward, without the vail.
Exo 40:23 And he set the bread in order upon it before YHWH; as YHWH had commanded
Exo 40:24 And he put the menorah in the tent of the congregation, over against the table, on
the side of the tabernacle southward.
Exo 40:25 And he lit the lamps before YHWH; as YHWH commanded Moshe.
Exo 40:26 And he put the golden altar in the tent of the congregation before the vail:
Exo 40:27 And he burnt sweet incense thereon; as YHWH commanded Moshe.
Reader 7 (6th Day Friday Morning Double Portion)
Exo 40:28 And he set up the hanging at the door of the tabernacle.
Exo 40:29 And he put the altar of burnt offering by the door of the tabernacle of the tent of
the congregation, and offered upon it the burnt offering and the minkha; as YHWH
Exo 40:30 And he set the laver between the tent of the congregation and the altar, and put
water there, to wash withal.
Exo 40:31 And Moshe and Aharon and his sons washed their hands and their feet thereat:
Exo 40:32 When they went into the tent of the congregation, and when they came near unto
the altar, they washed; as YHWH commanded Moshe.
Exo 40:33 And he reared up the court round about the tabernacle and the altar, and set up
the hanging of the court gate. So Moshe finished the work.
Exo 40:34 Then a cloud covered the tent of the congregation, and the glory of YHWH filled
Exo 40:35 And Moshe was not able to enter into the tent of the congregation, because the
cloud abode thereon, and the glory of YHWH filled the tabernacle.
Exo 40:36 And when the cloud was taken up from over the tabernacle, the children of
Yisra’el went onward in all their journeys:
Exo 40:37 But if the cloud were not taken up, then they journeyed not till the day that it was
Exo 40:38 For the cloud of YHWH was upon the tabernacle by day, and fire was on it by
night, in the sight of all the house of Yisra’el, throughout all their journeys.
Haftarah (Shabbat Evening Portion)
1Ki 7:51 So was ended all the work that king Shlomo made for the house of YHWH. And
Shlomo brought in the things which Dawid his father had dedicated; even the silver, and the
gold, and the vessels, did he put among the treasures of the house of YHWH.
1Ki 8:1 Then Shlomo assembled the elders of Yisra’el, and all the heads of the tribes, the
chief of the fathers of the children of Yisra’el, unto king Shlomo in Yahrushalayim, that they
might bring up the ark of the covenant of YHWH out of the city of Dawid, which is Tziyon.
1Ki 8:2 And all the men of Yisra’el assembled themselves unto king Shlomo at the feast in
the month Etanim, which is the seventh month.
1Ki 8:3 And all the elders of Yisra’el came, and the priests took up the ark.
1Ki 8:4 And they brought up the ark of YHWH, and the tabernacle of the congregation, and
all the holy vessels that were in the tabernacle, even those did the priests and the Levi’im
1Ki 8:5 And king Shlomo, and all the congregation of Yisra’el, that were assembled unto
him, were with him before the ark, sacrificing sheep and oxen, that could not be told nor
numbered for multitude.
1Ki 8:6 And the priests brought in the ark of the covenant of YHWH unto His place, into the
oracle of the house, to the most holy place, even under the wings of the keruvim.
1Ki 8:7 For the keruvim spread forth their two wings over the place of the ark, and the
keruvim covered the ark and the staves thereof above.
1Ki 8:8 And they drew out the staves, that the ends of the staves were seen out in the holy
place before the oracle, and they were not seen outside: and there they are unto this day.
1Ki 8:9 There was nothing in the ark save the two tables of stone, which Moshe put there at
Chorev, when YHWH made a covenant with the children of Yisra’el, when they came out of
the land of Mitzrayim.
1Ki 8:10 And it came to pass, when the priests were come out of the holy place, that the
cloud filled the house of YHWH,
1Ki 8:11 So that the priests could not stand to minister because of the cloud: for the glory of
YHWH had filled the house of YHWH.
1Ki 8:12 Then spoke Shlomo, YHWH said that He would dwell in the thick darkness.
1Ki 8:13 I have surely built you a house to dwell in, a settled place for you to abide in forever.
1Ki 8:14 And the king turned his face about, and blessed all the congregation of Yisra’el:
(and all the congregation of Yisra’el stood;)
1Ki 8:15 And he said, Blessed be YHWH Elohim of Yisra’el, which spoke with His mouth
unto Dawid my father, and has with His hand fulfilled it, saying,
1Ki 8:16 Since the day that I brought forth my people Yisra’el out of Mitzrayim, I chose no
city out of all the tribes of Yisra’el to build a house, that my name might be therein; but I
chose Dawid to be over my people Yisra’el.
1Ki 8:17 And it was in the heart of Dawid my father to build a house for the name of YHWH
Elohim of Yisra’el.
1Ki 8:18 And YHWH said unto Dawid my father, Whereas it was in your heart to build a
house unto my name, you did well that it was in your heart.
1Ki 8:19 Nevertheless you shall not build the house; but your son that shall come forth out of
your loins, he shall build the house unto my name.
1Ki 8:20 And YHWH has performed His word that He spoke, and I am risen up in the room
of Dawid my father, and sit on the throne of Yisra’el, as YHWH promised, and have built a
house for the name of YHWH Elohim of Yisra’el.
1Ki 8:21 And I have set there a place for the ark, wherein is the covenant of YHWH, which
He made with our fathers, when He brought them out of the land of Mitzrayim.
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