You shall further instruct the Israelites to bring you clear oil of beaten olives for lighting, for kindling lamps regularly.
Moshe’s name is not mentioned in the entire section that talks about the Mishkan’s construction.
This is consistent with what he said to Hashem after the episode of the Golden Calf: “…Now forgive their sin, and if not, erase me from Your book…” (32.32).
Some say that Moshe’s name is not mentioned, because this section is all about the priesthood, and Moshe refused at first to become the leader when he said: “send whomever you will send” (Exodus 4:13).
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