So Moses went back and summoned the elders(A) of the people and set before them all the words the Lord had commanded him to speak.(B) The people all responded together, “We will do everything the Lord has said.”(C) So Moses brought their answer back to the Lord.

The Lord said to Moses, “I am going to come to you in a dense cloud,(D) so that the people will hear me speaking(E) with you and will always put their trust(F) in you.” Then Moses told the Lord what the people had said.

10 And the Lord said to Moses, “Go to the people and consecrate(G) them today and tomorrow. Have them wash their clothes(H) 11 and be ready by the third day,(I) because on that day the Lord will come down(J) on Mount Sinai(K) in the sight of all the people. 12 Put limits(L) for the people around the mountain and tell them, ‘Be careful that you do not approach the mountain or touch the foot of it. Whoever touches the mountain is to be put to death.

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