Exodus 24:1-6 NIV

The Covenant Confirmed

1 Then he said to Moses, "Come up to the LORD, you and Aaron,1 Nadab and Abihu,2 and seventy of the elders3 of Israel. You are to worship at a distance,

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2 but Moses alone is to approach4 the LORD; the others must not come near. And the people may not come up with him."

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3 When Moses went and told the people all the LORD's words and laws,5 they responded with one voice, "Everything the LORD has said we will do."6

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4 Moses then wrote7 down everything the LORD had said. He got up early the next morning and built an altar8 at the foot of the mountain and set up twelve stone pillars9 representing the twelve tribes of Israel.

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5 Then he sent young Israelite men, and they offered burnt offerings10 and sacrificed young bulls as fellowship offeringsa11 to the LORD.

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    • a 24:5 - Traditionally "peace offerings"
      6 Moses12 took half of the blood13 and put it in bowls, and the other half he sprinkled14 on the altar.

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