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7:38 the congregation in the wilderness. “Congregation” translates the Greek word ekklesia (“church,” see 5:11 note).
the angel who spoke to him at Mount Sinai. Although Moses received the law from God on Mount Sinai (Ex. 20:1, 21), angels had some part in its institution (v. 53; Deut. 33:2; Gal. 3:19; Heb. 2:2). On the Angel of the Lord, see notes Gen. 16:7 and Judg. 2:1.