Exodus 24

Chapter 24

24:4  And Moses wrote all the words of the LORD, and rose up early in the morning, and builded an altar under the hill, and twelve pillars, according to the twelve tribes of Israel.


Cf. Exodus 33:7-11 . This arrangement for worship was temporarily called the "tabernacle."

24:11  And upon the nobles of the children of Israel he laid not his hand: also they saw God, and did eat and drink.

eat and drink

Symbol of communion. Cf. Luke 22:15-18 . A blood-sprinkled people, see Hebrews 9:19-22 who had not yet broken the law could thus commune with God. Never again was this repeated. Cf. Exodus 24:9-11 with Leviticus 16:2 and Hebrews 9:6-8 But cf., under grace, ; Ephesians 2:13 ; Hebrews 10:19 Hebrews 10:20 .