24 At a lodging place on the way, the LORD met Mosesa and was about to kill him.

Read Exodus 4:24 Using Other Translations

And it came to pass by the way in the inn, that the LORD met him, and sought to kill him.
At a lodging place on the way the LORD met him and sought to put him to death.
On the way to Egypt, at a place where Moses and his family had stopped for the night, the LORD confronted him and was about to kill him.