Read Exodus 24:11 Using Other Translations
And upon the nobles of the children of Israel he laid not his hand: also they saw God, and did eat and drink.
And he did not lay his hand on the chief men of the people of Israel; they beheld God, and ate and drank.
And though these nobles of Israel gazed upon God, he did not destroy them. In fact, they ate a covenant meal, eating and drinking in his presence!