ad[See ver. 12 above]
ah[See ver. 15 above]

Exodus 34

Moses Makes New Tablets

1The  Lord said to Moses, a  Cut for yourself two tablets of stone like the first, b  and I will write on the tablets the words that were on the first tablets, c  which you broke. 2Be ready by the morning, and come up in the morning to Mount Sinai, and present yourself there to me d  on the top of the mountain. 3No e  one shall come up with you, and let no one be seen throughout all the mountain. Let no flocks or herds graze opposite that mountain.” 4So Moses cut two tablets of stone like the first. And he rose early in the morning and went up on Mount Sinai, as the  Lord had commanded him, and took in his hand two tablets of stone. 5The  Lord f  descended in the cloud and stood with him there, and g  proclaimed the name of the  Lord. 6The  Lord passed before him and proclaimed, h  “The  Lord, the  Lord, a God merciful and i  gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast j  love and faithfulness, 7 k  keeping steadfast love for thousands
Or to the thousandth generation
m  forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, but n  who will by no means clear the guilty o  visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children and the children’s children, to the third and the fourth generation.”
8And Moses quickly p  bowed his head toward the earth and worshiped. 9And he said, “If now I have found favor in your sight, O Lord, please q  let the Lord go in the midst of us, for r  it is a stiff-necked people, and pardon our iniquity and our sin, and take us for s  your inheritance.”

The Covenant Renewed

10And he said, “Behold, t  I am making a covenant. Before all your people u  I will do marvels, such as have not been created in all the earth or in any nation. And all the people among whom you are shall see the work of the  Lord, for it is an v  awesome thing that I will do with you.

11Observe what I command you this day. Behold w  I will drive out before you the Amorites, the Canaanites, the Hittites, the Perizzites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites. 12 x  Take care, lest you make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land to which you go, lest it become a y  snare in your midst. 13You shall z  tear down their altars and aa  break their pillars and cut down their ab  Asherim 14(for ac  you shall worship no other god, for the  Lord, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God), 15 ad  lest you make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land, and when they ae  whore after their gods and sacrifice to their gods and af  you are invited, you eat of his sacrifice, 16and you take of ag  their daughters for your sons, and their daughters ah  whore after their gods and make your sons whore after their gods.

17 ai  “You shall not make for yourself any gods of cast metal.

18 aj  “You shall keep the Feast of Unleavened Bread. Seven days you shall eat unleavened bread, as I commanded you, at the time appointed in ak  the month Abib, for in the month Abib you came out from Egypt. 19 al  All that open the womb are mine, all your male
Septuagint, Theodotion, Vulgate, Targum; the meaning of the Hebrew is uncertain
livestock, the firstborn of cow and sheep.
20The an  firstborn of a donkey you shall redeem with a lamb, or if you will not redeem it you shall break its neck. All the firstborn of your sons you shall redeem. And ao  none shall appear before me empty-handed.

21 ap  Six days you shall work, but on the seventh day you shall rest. In plowing time and in harvest you shall rest. 22 aq  You shall observe the Feast of Weeks, the firstfruits of wheat harvest, and the Feast of Ingathering at the year’s end. 23 ar  Three times in the year shall all your males appear before the  Lord God, the God of Israel. 24For I will as  cast out nations before you and at  enlarge your borders; au  no one shall covet your land, when you go up to appear before the  Lord your God three times in the year.

25 av  “You shall not offer the blood of my sacrifice with anything leavened aw  or let the sacrifice of the Feast of the Passover remain until the morning. 26 ax  The best of the firstfruits of your ground you shall bring to the house of the  Lord your God. ay  You shall not boil a young goat in its mother’s milk.”

27And the  Lord said to Moses, “Write these words, for in accordance with these words az  I have made a covenant with you and with Israel.” 28 ba  So he was there with the  Lord forty days and forty nights. He neither ate bread nor drank water. And he bb  wrote on the tablets the words of the covenant, the Ten Commandments.
Hebrew  the ten words

The Shining Face of Moses

29When Moses came down from Mount Sinai, with bd  the two tablets of the testimony in his hand as he came down from the mountain, Moses did not know that the skin of his face be  shone because he had been talking with God.
Hebrew him
30Aaron and all the people of Israel saw Moses, and behold, the skin of his face bg  shone, and they were afraid to come near him. 31But Moses called to them, and Aaron and all the leaders of the congregation returned to him, and Moses talked with them. 32Afterward all the people of Israel came near, and he bh  commanded them all that the  Lord had spoken with him in Mount Sinai. 33And when Moses had finished speaking with them, he put a bi  veil over his face.

34Whenever Moses bj  went in before the  Lord to speak with him, he would remove the veil, until he came out. And when he came out and told the people of Israel what he was commanded, 35the people of Israel would see the face of Moses, that the skin of Mosesface was bk  shining. And Moses would put the veil over his face again, until he went in to speak with him.

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