Bible: Exodus 34:1-7

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The New Tablets of the Covenant

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The Lord said to Moses, “Cut out 2  two tablets of stone like the first, and I will write 3  on the tablets the words that were on the first tablets, which you smashed. 34:2 Be prepared 4  in the morning, and go up in the morning to Mount Sinai, and station yourself 5  for me there on the top of the mountain. 34:3 No one is to come up with you; do not let anyone be seen anywhere on the mountain; not even the flocks or the herds may graze in front of that mountain.” 34:4 So Moses 6  cut out two tablets of stone like the first; 7  early in the morning he went up 8  to Mount Sinai, just as the Lord had commanded him, and he took in his hand the two tablets of stone.

34:5 The Lord descended in the cloud and stood with him there and proclaimed the Lord by name. 9  34:6 The Lord passed by before him and proclaimed: 10  “The Lord, the Lord, 11  the compassionate and gracious 12  God, slow to anger, 13  and abounding in loyal love and faithfulness, 14  34:7 keeping loyal love for thousands, 15  forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin. But he by no means leaves the guilty unpunished, responding to the transgression 16  of fathers by dealing with children and children’s children, to the third and fourth generation.”

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