19 And the Lord said, “I will cause all my goodness to pass(A) in front of you, and I will proclaim my name,(B) the Lord, in your presence. I will have mercy on whom I will have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I will have compassion.(C) 20 But,” he said, “you cannot see my face, for no one may see(D) me and live.”

21 Then the Lord said, “There is a place near me where you may stand on a rock. 22 When my glory passes by, I will put you in a cleft in the rock(E) and cover you with my hand(F) until I have passed by. 23 Then I will remove my hand and you will see my back; but my face must not be seen.”

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