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."

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.

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.

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.'

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The people bring much more than enough - With what a liberal spirit do these people bring their free-will offerings unto the Lords! Moses is obliged to make a proclamation to prevent them from bringing any more, as there was at present more than enough! Had Moses been intent upon gain, and had he not been perfectly disinterested, he would have encouraged them to continue their contributions, as thereby he might have multiplied to himself gold, silver, and precious stones. But he was doing the Lord's work, under the inspiration of the Divine Spirit, and therefore he sought no secular gain. Indeed, this one circumstance is an ample proof of it. Every thing necessary for the worship of God will be cheerfully provided by a people whose hearts are in that worship. In a state where all forms of religion and modes of worship are tolerated by the laws, it would be well to find out some less exceptionable way of providing for the national clergy than by tithes. Let them by all means have the provision allowed them by the law; but let them not be needlessly exposed to the resentment of the people by the mode in which this provision is made, as this often alienates the affections of their flocks from them, and exceedingly injures their usefulness. See Clarke's note on Genesis 28:22, in fine, where the subject is viewed on all sides.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Exodus 32:3 And all the people broke off the golden earrings which were in their ears, and brought them to Aaron.

2 Chronicles 24:14 And when they had finished it, they brought the rest of the money before the king and Jehoiada...

2 Chronicles 31:6-10 And concerning the children of Israel and Judah, that dwelled in the cities of Judah, they also brought in the tithe of oxen and sheep...

2 Corinthians 8:2,3 How that in a great trial of affliction the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty abounded to the riches of their liberality...

Philippians 2:21 For all seek their own, not the things which are Jesus Christ's.

Philippians 4:17,18 Not because I desire a gift: but I desire fruit that may abound to your account...

Appendix xvii. The Ordinances and Law of the Sabbath as Laid Down in the Mishnah and the Jerusalem Talmud.
The terribly exaggerated views of the Rabbis, and their endless, burdensome rules about the Sabbath may best be learned from a brief analysis of the Mishnah, as further explained and enlarged in the Jerusalem Talmud. [6476] For this purpose a brief analysis of what is, confessedly, one of the most difficult tractates may here be given. The Mishnic tractate Sabbath stands at the head of twelve tractates which together from the second of the six sections into which the Mishnah is divided, and which
Alfred Edersheim—The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah

Cross References
Exodus 36:4
So all the skilled workers who were doing all the work on the sanctuary left what they were doing

Exodus 36:6
Then Moses gave an order and they sent this word throughout the camp: "No man or woman is to make anything else as an offering for the sanctuary." And 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, and with it were made articles for the LORD's temple: articles for the service and for the burnt offerings, and also dishes and other objects of gold and silver. As long as Jehoiada lived, burnt offerings were presented continually in the temple of the LORD.

2 Chronicles 31:6
The people of Israel and Judah who lived in the towns of Judah also brought a tithe of their herds and flocks and a tithe of the holy things dedicated to the LORD their God, and they piled them in heaps.

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