Exodus 32:16

16 1The tablets were the work of God, and the writing was the writing of God, engraved on the tablets.

Exodus 32:16 Meaning and Commentary

Exodus 32:16

And the tables were the work of God
And not of angels or men; the stones were made and formed by God into the shape they were:

and the writing was the writing of God, graven upon the tables;
the letters in which the law was written were of his framing, devising, and engraving; and this was to show that this law was his own, and contained his mind and will; and to give the greater dignity and authority to it, and to deter men from breaking it.

Exodus 32:16 In-Context

14 And the LORD relented from the disaster that he had spoken of bringing on his people.
15 Then Moses turned and went down from the mountain with the two tablets of the testimony in his hand, tablets that were written on both sides; on the front and on the back they were written.
16 The tablets were the work of God, and the writing was the writing of God, engraved on the tablets.
17 When Joshua heard the noise of the people as they shouted, he said to Moses, "There is a noise of war in the camp."
18 But he said, "It is not the sound of shouting for victory, or the sound of the cry of defeat, but the sound of singing that I hear."

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