Exodus 31:5
New International Version
to cut and set stones, to work in wood, and to engage in all kinds of crafts.

New Living Translation
He is skilled in engraving and mounting gemstones and in carving wood. He is a master at every craft!

English Standard Version
in cutting stones for setting, and in carving wood, to work in every craft.

Berean Study Bible
to cut gemstones for settings, and to carve wood, so that he may be a master of every craft.

King James Bible
And in cutting of stones, to set them, and in carving of timber, to work in all manner of workmanship.

New King James Version
in cutting jewels for setting, in carving wood, and to work in all manner of workmanship.

New American Standard Bible
and in the cutting of stones for settings, and in the carving of wood, so that he may work in all kinds of craftsmanship.

NASB 1995
and in the cutting of stones for settings, and in the carving of wood, that he may work in all kinds of craftsmanship.

NASB 1977
and in the cutting of stones for settings, and in the carving of wood, that he may work in all kinds of craftsmanship.

Amplified Bible
and in the cutting of stones for settings, and in the carving of wood, to work in all kinds of craftsmanship.

Christian Standard Bible
to cut gemstones for mounting, and to carve wood for work in every craft.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
to cut gemstones for mounting, and to carve wood for work in every craft.

American Standard Version
and in cutting of stones for setting, and in carving of wood, to work in all manner of workmanship.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
To teach workmanship to work in gold and in silver and in brass,

Brenton Septuagint Translation
and works in stone, and for artificers' work in wood, to work at all works.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Of marble, and precious stones, and variety of wood.

English Revised Version
and in cutting of stones for setting, and in carving of wood, to work in all manner of workmanship.

Good News Translation
for cutting jewels to be set; for carving wood; and for every other kind of artistic work.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He knows how to cut and set stones and how to work with wood. He's an expert in all trades.

International Standard Version
and for cutting stones to set them, for carving wood, and for doing all kinds of craftsmanship.

JPS Tanakh 1917
and in cutting of stones for setting, and in carving of wood, to work in all manner of workmanship.

Literal Standard Version
and in a carving of stone for settings, and in a carving of wood to work in all work.

NET Bible
and with cutting and setting stone, and with cutting wood, to work in all kinds of craftsmanship.

New Heart English Bible
and in cutting of stones for setting, and in carving of wood, to work in all manner of workmanship.

World English Bible
and in cutting of stones for setting, and in carving of wood, to work in all kinds of workmanship.

Young's Literal Translation
and in graving of stone for settings, and in graving of wood to work in all work.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Bezalel and Oholiab the Craftsmen
4to design artistic works in gold, silver, and bronze, 5to cut gemstones for settings, and to carve wood, so that he may be a master of every craft. 6Moreover, I have selected Oholiab son of Ahisamach, of the tribe of Dan, as his assistant. I have also given skill to all the craftsmen, that they may fashion all that I have commanded you:…

Cross References
Exodus 31:4
to design artistic works in gold, silver, and bronze,

Exodus 31:6
Moreover, I have selected Oholiab son of Ahisamach, of the tribe of Dan, as his assistant. I have also given skill to all the craftsmen, that they may fashion all that I have commanded you:


Treasury of Scripture

And in cutting of stones, to set them, and in carving of timber, to work in all manner of workmanship.

Exodus 28:9-21
And thou shalt take two onyx stones, and grave on them the names of the children of Israel: …









Verse 5. - In cutting of stones - i.e., "in Genesis-curling." The fabric of the tabernacle was entirely of metal, cloth, and wood. In carving of timber. Rather "cutting." The word is the same as that used of the stones. And no ornamental "carving" of the woodwork was prescribed.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
to cut
וּבַחֲרֹ֥שֶׁת (ū·ḇa·ḥă·rō·šeṯ)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 2799: A carving, skillful working

gemstones
אֶ֛בֶן (’e·ḇen)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 68: A stone

for settings,
לְמַלֹּ֖את (lə·mal·lōṯ)
Preposition-l | Verb - Piel - Infinitive construct
Strong's 4390: To fill, be full of

and to carve
וּבַחֲרֹ֣שֶׁת (ū·ḇa·ḥă·rō·šeṯ)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 2799: A carving, skillful working

wood,
עֵ֑ץ (‘êṣ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 6086: Tree, trees, wood

so that he may be a master
לַעֲשׂ֖וֹת (la·‘ă·śō·wṯ)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's 6213: To do, make

of every
בְּכָל־ (bə·ḵāl)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

craft.
מְלָאכָֽה׃ (mə·lā·ḵāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 4399: Deputyship, ministry, employment, work, property


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