Bible: Exodus 33:1-5

33:1 The Lord said to Moses, “Go up 1  from here, you and the people whom you brought up out of the land of Egypt, to the land I promised on oath 2  to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, saying, ‘I will give it to your descendants.’ 3  33:2 I will send an angel 4  before you, and I will drive out the Canaanite, the Amorite, the Hittite, the Perizzite, the Hivite, and the Jebusite. 5  33:3 Go up 6  to a land flowing with milk and honey. But 7  I will not go up among you, for you are a stiff-necked people, and I might destroy you 8  on the way.”

33:4 When the people heard this troubling word 9  they mourned; 10  no one put on his ornaments. 33:5 For 11  the Lord had said to Moses, “Tell the Israelites, ‘You are a stiff-necked people. If I went up among you for a moment, 12  I might destroy you. Now take off your ornaments, 13  that I may know 14  what I should do to you.’ 15 

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