27 Then the Lord said to Moses, “(A)Write [a]down these words, for in accordance with these words I have made (B)a covenant with you and with Israel.” 28 So he was there with the Lord for (C)forty days and forty nights; he did not eat bread or drink water. And [b](D)He wrote on the tablets the words of the covenant, (E)the Ten [c]Commandments.

Moses’ Face Shines

29 And it came about, when Moses was coming down from Mount Sinai (and the (F)two tablets of the testimony were in Moses’ hand as he was coming down from the mountain), that Moses did not know that (G)the skin of his face shone because of his speaking with Him. 30 So when Aaron and all the sons of Israel saw Moses, behold, the skin of his face shone, and (H)they were afraid to approach him. 31 Then Moses called to them, and Aaron and all the rulers in the congregation returned to him; and Moses spoke to them. 32 Afterward all the sons of Israel came near, and he commanded them to do everything that the Lord had spoken [d]to him on Mount Sinai. 33 When Moses had finished speaking with them, (I)he put a veil over his face.

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Footnotes

  1. Exodus 34:27 Lit for yourself
  2. Exodus 34:28 I.e., the Lord
  3. Exodus 34:28 Lit Words
  4. Exodus 34:32 Lit with