Exodus 33:20-23 NIV

20 But," he said, "you cannot see my face, for no one may see1 me and live."

References for Exodus 33:20

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 rock2 and cover you with my hand3 until I have passed by.

References for Exodus 33:22

23 Then I will remove my hand and you will see my back; but my face must not be seen."