Exodus 36:5
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New International Version
and said to Moses, "The people are bringing more than enough for doing the work the LORD commanded to be done."

New Living Translation
They went to Moses and reported, "The people have given more than enough materials to complete the job the LORD has commanded us to do!"

English Standard Version
and said to Moses, “The people bring much more than enough for doing the work that the LORD has commanded us to do.”

Berean Study Bible
and said to Moses, “The people are bringing more than enough for doing the work the LORD has commanded us to do.”

New American Standard Bible
and they said to Moses, "The people are bringing much more than enough for the construction work which the LORD commanded us to perform."

King James Bible
And they spake unto Moses, saying, The people bring much more than enough for the service of the work, which the LORD commanded to make.

Christian Standard Bible
and said to Moses, "The people are bringing more than is needed for the construction of the work the LORD commanded to be done."

Contemporary English Version
and said, "Moses, there is already more than we need for what the LORD has assigned us to do."

Good News Translation
and told Moses, "The people are bringing more than is needed for the work which the LORD commanded to be done."

Holman Christian Standard Bible
and said to Moses, "The people are bringing more than is needed for the construction of the work the LORD commanded to be done."

International Standard Version
and told Moses, "The people are bringing much more than enough for the work that the LORD has commanded us to do."

NET Bible
and told Moses, "The people are bringing much more than is needed for the completion of the work which the LORD commanded us to do!"

New Heart English Bible
They spoke to Moses, saying, "The people bring much more than enough for the service of the work which the LORD commanded to make."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
They said, "The people are bringing much more than we need for doing the work the LORD commanded us to do."

JPS Tanakh 1917
And they spoke unto Moses, saying: 'The people bring much more than enough for the service of the work, which the LORD commanded to make.'

New American Standard 1977
and they said to Moses, “The people are bringing much more than enough for the construction work which the LORD commanded us to perform.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
and they spoke with Moses, saying, The people bring much more than enough for the work of the ministry which the LORD commanded to make.

King James 2000 Bible
And they spoke unto Moses, saying, The people bring much more than enough for the service of the work, which the LORD commanded to make.

American King James Version
And they spoke to Moses, saying, The people bring much more than enough for the service of the work, which the LORD commanded to make.

American Standard Version
And they spake unto Moses, saying, The people bring much more than enough for the service of the work which Jehovah commanded to make.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Said to Moses: The people offereth more than is necessary.

Darby Bible Translation
and spoke to Moses, saying, The people bring much more than enough for the service of the work that Jehovah commanded to be done.

English Revised Version
and they spake unto Moses, saying, The people bring much more than enough for the service of the work, which the LORD commanded to make.

Webster's Bible Translation
And they spoke to Moses, saying, The people bring much more than enough for the service of the work, which the LORD commanded to make.

World English Bible
They spoke to Moses, saying, "The people bring much more than enough for the service of the work which Yahweh commanded to make."

Young's Literal Translation
and speak unto Moses, saying, 'The people are multiplying to bring in more than sufficient for the service of the work which Jehovah commanded to make.'
Study Bible
The Tabernacle Underwritten
4so that all the skilled craftsmen who were doing all the work on the sanctuary left their work 5and said to Moses, “The people are bringing more than enough for doing the work the LORD has commanded us to do.” 6After Moses had given an order, they sent a proclamation throughout the camp: “No man or woman should make anything else as an offering for the sanctuary.” So the people were restrained from bringing more,…
Cross References
Exodus 36:4
so that all the skilled craftsmen who were doing all the work on the sanctuary left their work

Exodus 36:6
After Moses had given an order, they sent a proclamation throughout the camp: “No man or woman should make anything else as an offering for the sanctuary.” So the people were restrained from bringing more,

2 Chronicles 24:14
When they had finished, they brought the rest of the money to the king and Jehoiada to make with it the articles for the house of the LORD—utensils for the service and for the burnt offerings, dishes, and other objects of gold and silver. Throughout the days of Jehoiada, burnt offerings were presented regularly in the house of the LORD.

2 Chronicles 31:6
And the Israelites and Judahites who lived in the cities of Judah also brought a tithe of their herds and flocks and a tithe of the holy things consecrated to the LORD their God, and they laid them in large heaps.

Treasury of Scripture

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the people bring much more than enough for the service of the work, which the Lord commanded to make; they had taken an estimate of what was to be done, and of what was necessary for the doing of it, and of what the people brought for this service; and they found there was a great deal more brought than would be wanted, and therefore they thought proper to advise Moses of it, that no more might be brought: it is hard to say which is most to be wondered at, the great liberality of the people in contributing so freely and bountifully, and continuing to do so without being urged, or even asked; or the honesty of the workmen, one and all, who might have gone on to have received the gifts of the people by the hands of Moses, and what was superfluous might have converted to their own use; but instead of this, they agree as one man to let Moses know how the state of things was, and prevent the people from making any more contributions. 5. they spake unto Moses, saying, The people bring much more than enough, etc.—By the calculations which the practised eyes of the workmen enabled them to make, they were unanimously of the opinion that the supply already far exceeded the demand and that no more contributions were required. Such a report reflects the highest honor on their character as men of the strictest honor and integrity, who, notwithstanding they had command of an untold amount of the most precious things and might, without any risk of human discovery, have appropriated much to their own use, were too high principled for such acts of peculation. Forthwith, a proclamation was issued to stop further contributions [Ex 36:6].36:1-38 The making of the tabernacle The liberality of the people restrained. - The readiness and zeal with which these builders set about their work, the exactness with which they performed it, and the faithfulness with which they objected to receive more contributions, are worthy of our imitation. Thus should we serve God, and our superiors also, in all things lawful. Thus should all who are in public trusts abhor filthy lucre, and avoid all occasions and temptations to covetousness. Where have we the representation of God's love towards us, that we by love dwell in him and he in us, save in Emmanuel? Mt 1:23. This is the sum of the ministry of reconciliation, 2Co 5:18,19. This was the design of the tabernacle of witness, a visible testimony of the love of God to the race of men, however they were fallen from their first state. And this love was shown by Christ's taking up his abode on earth; by the Word being made flesh, Joh 1:14, wherein, as the original expresses it, he did tabernacle among us.
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