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Preparation of Materials and People for Building

35 And Moses assembled all the community of the Israelites,[a] and he said to them, “These are the words that Yahweh has commanded for us to do them. On six days work can be done, and on the seventh there will be for you a holy day,[b] a Sabbath of complete rest,[c] for Yahweh; anyone doing work on it will be put to death. You will not kindle a fire in any of your dwellings on the day of the Sabbath.”

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  1. Exodus 35:1 Literally “sons/children of Israel”
  2. Exodus 35:2 Literally “holiness”
  3. Exodus 35:2 Literally “a Sabbath of ‘Sabbathation.’” “Sabbathation” is not a real word, but it is devised as an attempt to convey the sounds of the related nouns in the Hebrew phrase