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Exodus 24 :: New American Standard Bible 1995 (NASB95)

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People Affirm Their Covenant with God

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 24:1 - Then He said to Moses, “Come up to the LORD, you and Aaron, Nadab and Abihu and seventy of the elders of Israel, and you shall worship at a distance.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 24:2 - “Moses alone, however, shall come near to the LORD, but they shall not come near, nor shall the people come up with him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 24:3 - Then Moses came and recounted to the people all the words of the LORD and all the [fn]ordinances; and all the people answered with one voice and said, “All the words which the LORD has spoken we will do!”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 24:4 - Moses wrote down all the words of the LORD. Then he arose early in the morning, and built an altar [fn]at the foot of the mountain with twelve pillars for the twelve tribes of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 24:5 - He sent young men of the sons of Israel, and they offered burnt offerings and sacrificed young bulls as peace offerings to the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 24:6 - Moses took half of the blood and put it in basins, and the other half of the blood he sprinkled on the altar.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 24:7 - Then he took the book of the covenant and read it in the hearing of the people; and they said, “All that the LORD has spoken we will do, and we will be obedient!”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 24:8 - So Moses took the blood and sprinkled it on the people, and said, “Behold the blood of the covenant, which the LORD has [fn]made with you [fn]in accordance with all these words.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 24:9 - Then Moses went up [fn]with Aaron, Nadab and Abihu, and seventy of the elders of Israel,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 24:10 - and they saw the God of Israel; and under His feet [fn]there appeared to be a pavement of sapphire, [fn]as clear as the sky itself.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 24:11 - Yet He did not stretch out His hand against the nobles of the sons of Israel; and they saw God, and they ate and drank.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 24:12 - Now the LORD said to Moses, “Come up to Me on the mountain and [fn]remain there, and I will give you the stone tablets [fn]with the law and the commandment which I have written for their instruction.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 24:13 - So Moses arose [fn]with Joshua his [fn]servant, and Moses went up to the mountain of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 24:14 - But to the elders he said, “Wait here for us until we return to you. And behold, Aaron and Hur are with you; whoever [fn]has a legal matter, let him approach them.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 24:15 - Then Moses went up to the mountain, and the cloud covered the mountain.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 24:16 - The glory of the LORD [fn]rested on Mount Sinai, and the cloud covered it for six days; and on the seventh day He called to Moses from the midst of the cloud.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 24:17 - And to the eyes of the sons of Israel the appearance of the glory of the LORD was like a consuming fire on the mountain top.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 24:18 - Moses entered the midst of the cloud [fn]as he went up to the mountain; and Moses was on the mountain forty days and forty nights.
NASB95 Footnotes
Or, judgments
Literally: under
Literally: cut
Literally: on all
Literally: and
Literally: like a pavement
Literally: and as
Literally: be
Literally: and
Literally: and
Or, minister
Literally: is a master of matters
Literally: dwelt
Literally: and

New American Standard Bible 1995
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