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Exodus 34:6 DBY

6 And Jehovah passed by before his face, and proclaimed, Jehovah, Jehovah God merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abundant in goodness and truth,

Study tools for Exodus 34:6

  • a 34:10 - Lit. 'created.'
  • b 34:13 - Images of the goddess Asherah: possibly the same as Ashtoreth (Astarte): see Gen. 38.21.
  • c 34:16 - Lit. 'his.'
  • d 34:18 - See ch. 13.4.
  • e 34:20 - Or 'kid.'
  • f 34:25 - Shachat, 'kill,' 'slaughter.'
  • g 34:29 - Or 'while he talked.'
  • h 34:33 - The force would be: 'having (or, when he had) put a covering over his face.' Ver. 35 would, I think, imply that as long as he was getting these divine communications he kept the veil over his face except when he went into the sanctuary. 2Cor. 3, which has been alleged for the opposite view, proves this, for it alludes to the fact in saying of the veil on Israel's heart, that when they turn to the Lord it will be taken off.