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1 And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, 2 See, I have called by name Bezaleel the son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah: 3 And I have filled him with the spirit of God, in wisdom, and in understanding, and in knowledge, and in all manner of workmanship, 4 To devise cunning works, to work in gold, and in silver, and in brass, 5 And in cutting of stones, to set them, and in carving of timber, to work in all manner of workmanship. 6 And I, behold, I have given with him Aholiab, the son of Ahisamach, of the tribe of Dan: and in the hearts of all that are wise hearted I have put wisdom, that they may make all that I have commanded thee; 7 The tabernacle of the congregation, and the ark of the testimony, and the mercy seat that is thereupon, and all the furniture of the tabernacle, 8 And the table and his furniture, and the pure candlestick with all his furniture, and the altar of incense, 9 And the altar of burnt offering with all his furniture, and the laver and his foot, 10 And the cloths of service, and the holy garments for Aaron the priest, and the garments of his sons, to minister in the priest's office, 11 And the anointing oil, and sweet incense for the holy place: according to all that I have commanded thee shall they do. 12 And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, 13 Speak thou also unto the children of Israel, saying, Verily my sabbaths ye shall keep: for it is a sign between me and you throughout your generations; that ye may know that I am the LORD that doth sanctify you. 14 Ye shall keep the sabbath therefore; for it is holy unto you: every one that defileth it shall surely be put to death: for whosoever doeth any work therein, that soul shall be cut off from among his people. 15 Six days may work be done; but in the seventh is the sabbath of rest, holy to the LORD: whosoever doeth any work in the sabbath day, he shall surely be put to death. 16 Wherefore the children of Israel shall keep the sabbath, to observe the sabbath throughout their generations, for a perpetual covenant. 17 It is a sign between me and the children of Israel for ever: for in six days the LORD made heaven and earth, and on the seventh day he rested, and was refreshed. 18 And he gave unto Moses, when he had made an end of communing with him upon mount Sinai, two tables of testimony, tables of stone, written with the finger of God.

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1 Sarah R = "God placed a special calling on this man's life by giving him the gifts and abilities needed to build God's tabernacle. We all have unique things about ourselves and when we are filled with God's Spirit we can use those things for His glory and kingdom. What calling might God have on your life??"
2 Yaakov ben Chaim Tzvi = "The Hebrew name "Bezalel" is short for "Bzelem Elokim" which means "The image of God"."
3 Sarah R = "Verses about the Spirit of God in the Old Testament:Genesis 1:2 "The earth was formless and void, and darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was moving over the surface of the waters."Job 33:4 "The Spirit of God has made me, And the breath of the Almighty gives me life."Isaiah 11:2 "The Spirit of the LORD will rest on Him, The spirit of wisdom and understanding, The spirit of counsel and strength, The spirit of knowledge and the fear of the LORD."Ezekiel 37:14 "I will put My Spirit within you and you will come to life, and I will place you on your own land. Then you will know that I, the LORD, have spoken and done it," declares the LORD.'" Haggai 2:5 'As for the promise which I made you when you came out of Egypt, My Spirit is abiding in your midst; do not fear!' "
4 Yaakov ben Chaim Tzvi = "The Torah specifically states "wisdom, understanding and knowledge" to teach us that there is an important distinction between these three attributes. There are many people who possess wisdom yet fail to apply their wisdom in practical, real world terms. They have book smarts but have not figured out how to transform their intelligence into something "world changing".In contrast, there are others who lack wisdom but have understanding of their environment and practical knowledge through trial and error on how to apply their talents to real world events. With regards to the Hebrew scriptures, wisdom alone can not help one traverse the depth of Jewish knowledge but a combination of how to apply the wisdom found in scriptures in a practical, real world environment. It is only wisdom, paired with comprehension (understanding) in practical every day life that one gains knowledge on how to improve themselves and the lives of others. This is why scripture states that God filled Bezalel with all of these qualities so that his skills would be put to practical use as opposed to theoretical use."
5 Yaakov ben Chaim Tzvi = "The Sabbath day is an eternal covenant given to the Jewish people as a sign between God and Israel which was sanctified as holy. Something which is holy possess an intrinsic quality which is different than everything else around it. Just as the Holy Temple was a "physical place" set aside for the presence of God on earth, the Sabbath day was a "place in time" set aside as unique from the other days of the week. In order to infuse "space & time" with holiness and purpose, there needed to be a people who would combine the two. Thus, the gift of the Sabbath to the Jewish nation was the co-mingling of physical space and time and serves as the eternal reminder that God created the world and everything in it."
6 Sarah R = "Scripture Link:Exodus 24:12 "The Lord said to Moses, “Come up to me on the mountain and stay here, and I will give you the tablets of stone with the law and commandments I have written for their instruction.”"