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28 And he was there with Jehovah forty days and forty nights; he did neither eat bread, nor drink water. And he wrote upon the tables the words of the covenant, the ten [a]commandments.

29 And it came to pass, when Moses came down from mount Sinai with the two tables of the testimony in Moses’ hand, when he came down from the mount, that Moses knew not that the skin of his face [b]shone [c]by reason of his speaking with him. 30 And when Aaron and all the children of Israel saw Moses, behold, the skin of his face shone; and they were afraid to come nigh him.

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  1. Exodus 34:28 Hebrew words.
  2. Exodus 34:29 Or, sent forth beams (Hebrew horns)
  3. Exodus 34:29 Or, while he talked with him