40:34–38 The glory of the Lord filling the tabernacle brings the Book of Exodus to a climax. God, who had brought Israel out of Egypt, has made and renewed His covenant with them and made His dwelling in their midst. A careful recapitulation of the primary theme of the book—the reestablishment of God’s dwelling with man—is given in vv. 34–38. This passage also indicates that Israel has begun corporate worship. The history of God’s guidance to the Promised Land will follow in the remainder of the Pentateuch.