17 To the Israelites the glory of the LORD looked like a consuming fire on top of the mountain.

Read Exodus 24:17 Using Other Translations

And the sight of the glory of the LORD was like devouring fire on the top of the mount in the eyes of the children of Israel.
Now the appearance of the glory of the LORD was like a devouring fire on the top of the mountain in the sight of the people of Israel.
To the Israelites at the foot of the mountain, the glory of the LORD appeared at the summit like a consuming fire.