Exodus 31 Commentary

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Exodus 31:1-11

The LORD specifies which Israelites were to construct the Tabernacle and its furnishings.

Exodus 31:12-17

The LORD gives a strong reminder that, in spite of their spiritual duty to build the tabernacle and the furnishings, the craftsmen are required to observe the Sabbath and cease their work. Anyone who did not observe the Sabbath would face dire consequences.

Exodus 31:18

The LORD finishes speaking to Moses. This is most likely at the end of the forty days that Moses was in His presence on Mount Sinai.