Exodus 24:9-11

9 Moses and Aaron, Nadab and Abihu, and the seventy elders of Israel went up
10 and saw the God of Israel. Under his feet was something like a pavement made of lapis lazuli, as bright blue as the sky.
11 But God did not raise his hand against these leaders of the Israelites; they saw God, and they ate and drank.

Exodus 24:9-11 Meaning and Commentary


In this chapter we have an account that Moses was ordered to come up to the Lord alone, Ex 24:1,2, but that before he did go up, he related to the people all the above laws delivered to him, which they promised obedience to, and so a covenant was made between God and the people by sacrifice, and by the sprinkling of blood, Ex 24:3-8, upon which he and Aaron, and his two sons and seventy elders of Israel, went up part of the mountain, and had a vision of God, Ex 24:9-11, when Moses with Joshua was called, and went up higher, until at length he entered into the cloud where the Lord was, and continued forty days and forty nights, Ex 24:12-18.

Cross References 6

  • 1. S ver 1
  • 2. S Genesis 16:13; Numbers 12:6; Isaiah 6:1; Ezekiel 1:1; Ezekiel 8:3; Ezekiel 40:2; Matthew 17:2; S John 1:18; John 6:46
  • 3. Job 28:16; Isaiah 54:11; Ezekiel 1:26; Ezekiel 10:1
  • 4. Revelation 4:3
  • 5. S ver 10; Genesis 32:30; S Exodus 3:6; S Exodus 19:21
  • 6. Ezekiel 44:3; Matthew 26:29
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