Now the LORDsaid to Moses, "Come up to Me on the mountain and aremainthere, and 1I will give you the stonetabletsbwith the law and the commandmentwhich I have written for their instruction."
So Mosesarosecwith 2Joshua his dservant, and Moseswent up to 3the mountain of God.
But to the elders he said, "4Waithere for us until we return to you. And behold, 5Aaron and Hur are with you; whoeverehas a legal matter, let him approach them."
Then Moseswent up to the mountain, and 6the cloudcovered the mountain.
167The glory of the LORDfrested on MountSinai, and the cloudcovered it for sixdays; and on the seventhday He 8called to Moses from the midst of the cloud.
179And to the eyes of the sons of Israel the appearance of the glory of the LORD was like a 10consumingfire on the mountaintop.
18Mosesentered the midst of the cloudgas he went up to the mountain; and Moses was on the mountain11fortydays and fortynights.