Exodus 36:2
New International Version
Then Moses summoned Bezalel and Oholiab and every skilled person to whom the LORD had given ability and who was willing to come and do the work.

New Living Translation
So Moses summoned Bezalel and Oholiab and all the others who were specially gifted by the LORD and were eager to get to work.

English Standard Version
And Moses called Bezalel and Oholiab and every craftsman in whose mind the LORD had put skill, everyone whose heart stirred him up to come to do the work.

Berean Study Bible
Then Moses summoned Bezalel, Oholiab, and every skilled person whom the LORD had gifted—everyone whose heart stirred him to come and do the work.

King James Bible
And Moses called Bezaleel and Aholiab, and every wise hearted man, in whose heart the LORD had put wisdom, even every one whose heart stirred him up to come unto the work to do it:

New King James Version
Then Moses called Bezalel and Aholiab, and every gifted artisan in whose heart the LORD had put wisdom, everyone whose heart was stirred, to come and do the work.

New American Standard Bible
Then Moses called Bezalel, Oholiab, and every skillful person in whom the LORD had put skill, everyone whose heart stirred him, to come to the work to perform it.

NASB 1995
Then Moses called Bezalel and Oholiab and every skillful person in whom the LORD had put skill, everyone whose heart stirred him, to come to the work to perform it.

NASB 1977
Then Moses called Bezalel and Oholiab and every skillful person in whom the LORD had put skill, everyone whose heart stirred him, to come to the work to perform it.

Amplified Bible
So Moses called Bezalel and Oholiab and every skilled person in whom the LORD had put ability, everyone whose heart stirred him, to come to do the work.

Christian Standard Bible
So Moses summoned Bezalel, Oholiab, and every skilled person in whose heart the LORD had placed wisdom, all whose hearts moved them, to come to the work and do it.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So Moses summoned Bezalel, Oholiab, and every skilled person in whose heart the LORD had placed wisdom, everyone whose heart moved him, to come to the work and do it.

American Standard Version
And Moses called Bezalel and Oholiab, and every wise-hearted man, in whose heart Jehovah had put wisdom, even every one whose heart stirred him up to come unto the work to do it:

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Moshe called Betsalieil and Elihab and every man wise of heart to whom LORD JEHOVAH gave wisdom in his heart, everyone who purposed in his heart to come to the work to make it:

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Moses called Beseleel and Eliab, and all that had wisdom, to whom God gave knowledge in their heart, and all who were freely willing to come forward to the works, to perform them.

Contemporary English Version
Then Moses brought together these workers who were eager to work,

Douay-Rheims Bible
And when Moses had called them, and every skilful man, to whom the Lord had given wisdom, and such as of their own accord had offered themselves to the making of the work,

English Revised Version
And Moses called Bezalel and Oholiab, and every wise hearted man, in whose heart the LORD had put wisdom, even every one whose heart stirred him up to come unto the work to do it:

Good News Translation
Moses called Bezalel, Oholiab, and all the other skilled men to whom the LORD had given ability and who were willing to help, and Moses told them to start working.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Moses called Bezalel and Oholiab and every other craftsman to whom the LORD had given these skills and who was willing to come and do the work.

International Standard Version
Then Moses summoned Bezalel, Oholiab, and all the skilled people to whom the LORD had given ability, including everyone whose hearts stirred them to come forward to do the work.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Moses called Bezalel and Oholiab, and every wise-hearted man, in whose heart the LORD had put wisdom, even every one whose heart stirred him up to come unto the work to do it.

Literal Standard Version
And Moses calls to Bezaleel, and to Aholiab, and to every wise-hearted man in whose heart YHWH has given wisdom, everyone whom his heart lifted up, to come near to the work to do it.

NET Bible
Moses summoned Bezalel and Oholiab and every skilled person in whom the LORD had put skill--everyone whose heart stirred him to volunteer to do the work,

New Heart English Bible
Moses called Bezalel and Oholiab, and every wise-hearted man, in whose heart God had put wisdom, even everyone whose heart stirred him up to come to the work to do it:

World English Bible
Moses called Bezalel and Oholiab, and every wise-hearted man, in whose heart Yahweh had put wisdom, even everyone whose heart stirred him up to come to the work to do it:

Young's Literal Translation
And Moses calleth unto Bezaleel, and unto Aholiab, and unto every wise-hearted man in whose heart Jehovah hath given wisdom, every one whom his heart lifted up, to come near unto the work to do it.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Tabernacle Underwritten
1“So Bezalel, Oholiab, and every skilled person are to carry out everything commanded by the LORD, who has given them skill and ability to know how to perform all the work of constructing the sanctuary.” 2Then Moses summoned Bezalel, Oholiab, and every skilled person whom the LORD had gifted everyone whose heart stirred him to come and do the work. 3They received from Moses all the contributions that the Israelites had brought to carry out the service of constructing the sanctuary. Meanwhile, the people continued to bring freewill offerings morning after morning,…

Cross References
Exodus 35:21
And everyone whose heart stirred him and whose spirit prompted him came and brought an offering to the LORD for the work on the Tent of Meeting, for all its services, and for the holy garments.

Exodus 35:26
And all the skilled women whose hearts were stirred spun the goat hair.

Exodus 36:1
"So Bezalel, Oholiab, and every skilled person are to carry out everything commanded by the LORD, who has given them skill and ability to know how to perform all the work of constructing the sanctuary."

Exodus 36:3
They received from Moses all the contributions that the Israelites had brought to carry out the service of constructing the sanctuary. Meanwhile, the people continued to bring freewill offerings morning after morning,

1 Chronicles 28:21
The divisions of the priests and Levites are ready for all the service of the house of God, and every willing man of every skill will be at your disposal for the work. The officials and all the people are fully at your command."


Treasury of Scripture

And Moses called Bezaleel and Aholiab, and every wise hearted man, in whose heart the LORD had put wisdom, even every one whose heart stirred him up to come to the work to do it:

in whose

Exodus 28:3
And thou shalt speak unto all that are wise hearted, whom I have filled with the spirit of wisdom, that they may make Aaron's garments to consecrate him, that he may minister unto me in the priest's office.

Exodus 31:6
And I, behold, I have given with him Aholiab, the son of Ahisamach, of the tribe of Dan: and in the hearts of all that are wise hearted I have put wisdom, that they may make all that I have commanded thee;

Exodus 35:10,21-35
And every wise hearted among you shall come, and make all that the LORD hath commanded; …

one whose

Exodus 35:2,21,25,26
Six days shall work be done, but on the seventh day there shall be to you an holy day, a sabbath of rest to the LORD: whosoever doeth work therein shall be put to death…

1 Chronicles 29:5
The gold for things of gold, and the silver for things of silver, and for all manner of work to be made by the hands of artificers. And who then is willing to consecrate his service this day unto the LORD?









(2) Moses called Bezaleel--i.e., Moses summoned Bezaleel, Aholiab, and their chief assistants, into his presence, and committed to them the offerings which he had received from the people (Exodus 36:3)--the gold, the silver, the bronze, the shittim wood, the thread, the goats' hair, the rams' skins, the seals' skins, the precious stones, the oil, the spices, &c. "They received of Moses all the offering that had been hitherto brought.

Verses 2, 3. - Moses called Bezaleel, etc. Having received sufficient materials for a beginning, Moses summoned Bezaleel, Aholiab, and their chief assistants, to his presence, and delivered into their hands the various offerings - the wood, the metal, the precious stones, the thread, the goats' hair, the rams' skins, the seals' skins, etc. Upon these materials they proceeded at once to work. They brought yet unto him free offerings every morning. The people still continued to give. Freewill offerings kept continually flowing in. Morning after morning a fresh supply was brought to Moses, who passed it on to those engaged in the work.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Then Moses
מֹשֶׁ֗ה (mō·šeh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 4872: Moses -- a great Israelite leader, prophet and lawgiver

summoned
וַיִּקְרָ֣א (way·yiq·rā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7121: To call, proclaim, read

Bezalel,
בְּצַלְאֵ֘ל‪‬ (bə·ṣal·’êl)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 1212: Bezalel -- 'in the shadow (protection) of El', two Israelites

Oholiab,
אָֽהֳלִיאָב֒ (’ā·ho·lî·’āḇ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 171: Oholiab -- 'father's tent', an assistant of Bezalel

and every
כָּל־ (kāl-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

skilled
חֲכַם־ (ḥă·ḵam-)
Adjective - masculine singular construct
Strong's 2450: Wise

person
אִ֣ישׁ (’îš)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 376: A man as an individual, a male person

whom
אֲשֶׁ֨ר (’ă·šer)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

the LORD
יְהוָ֛ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

had gifted—
נָתַ֧ן (nā·ṯan)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5414: To give, put, set

everyone
כֹּ֚ל (kōl)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

whose
אֲשֶׁ֣ר (’ă·šer)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

heart
לִבּ֔וֹ (lib·bōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 3820: The heart, the feelings, the will, the intellect, centre

stirred him
נְשָׂא֣וֹ (nə·śā·’ōw)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular | third person masculine singular
Strong's 5375: To lift, carry, take

to come
לְקָרְבָ֥ה (lə·qā·rə·ḇāh)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct | third person feminine singular
Strong's 7126: To come near, approach

and do
לַעֲשֹׂ֥ת (la·‘ă·śōṯ)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's 6213: To do, make

the work.
הַמְּלָאכָ֖ה (ham·mə·lā·ḵāh)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 4399: Deputyship, ministry, employment, work, property


Jump to Previous
Aholiab Bezaleel Bezalel Bez'alel Heart Hearted Mind Moses Oholiab Oho'liab Perform Skill Skillful Stirred Wisdom Wise Wise-Hearted Work
Jump to Next
Aholiab Bezaleel Bezalel Bez'alel Heart Hearted Mind Moses Oholiab Oho'liab Perform Skill Skillful Stirred Wisdom Wise Wise-Hearted Work
Links
Exodus 36:2 NIV
Exodus 36:2 NLT
Exodus 36:2 ESV
Exodus 36:2 NASB
Exodus 36:2 KJV

Exodus 36:2 BibleApps.com
Exodus 36:2 Biblia Paralela
Exodus 36:2 Chinese Bible
Exodus 36:2 French Bible
Exodus 36:2 Clyx Quotations

OT Law: Exodus 36:2 Moses called Bezalel and Oholiab and every (Exo. Ex)
Exodus 36:1
Top of Page
Top of Page