Exodus 34:5
New International Version
Then the LORD came down in the cloud and stood there with him and proclaimed his name, the LORD.

New Living Translation
Then the LORD came down in a cloud and stood there with him; and he called out his own name, Yahweh.

English Standard Version
The LORD descended in the cloud and stood with him there, and proclaimed the name of the LORD.

Berean Study Bible
And the LORD descended in a cloud, stood with him there, and proclaimed His name, the LORD.

New American Standard Bible
The LORD descended in the cloud and stood there with him as he called upon the name of the LORD.

New King James Version
Now the LORD descended in the cloud and stood with him there, and proclaimed the name of the LORD.

King James Bible
And the LORD descended in the cloud, and stood with him there, and proclaimed the name of the LORD.

Christian Standard Bible
The LORD came down in a cloud, stood with him there, and proclaimed his name, "the LORD."

Contemporary English Version
The LORD God came down in a cloud and stood beside Moses there on the mountain. God spoke his holy name, "the LORD."

Good News Translation
The LORD came down in a cloud, stood with him there, and pronounced his holy name, the LORD.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The LORD came down in a cloud, stood with him there, and proclaimed His name Yahweh.

International Standard Version
The LORD came down in a cloud and stood there with him and proclaimed the name of the LORD.

NET Bible
The LORD descended in the cloud and stood with him there and proclaimed the LORD by name.

New Heart English Bible
The LORD descended in the cloud, and stood with him there, and proclaimed the name of the LORD.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The LORD came down in a cloud and stood there with him and called out his name "the LORD."

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the LORD descended in the cloud, and stood with him there, and proclaimed the name of the LORD.

New American Standard 1977
And the LORD descended in the cloud and stood there with him as he called upon the name of the LORD.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And the LORD descended in a cloud and was with him there proclaiming the name of I AM.

King James 2000 Bible
And the LORD descended in the cloud, and stood with him there, and proclaimed the name of the LORD.

American King James Version
And the LORD descended in the cloud, and stood with him there, and proclaimed the name of the LORD.

American Standard Version
And Jehovah descended in the cloud, and stood with him there, and proclaimed the name of Jehovah.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the Lord descended in a cloud, and stood near him there, and called by the name of the Lord.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And when the Lord was come down in a cloud, Moses stood with him, calling upon the name of the Lord.

Darby Bible Translation
And Jehovah came down in the cloud, and stood beside him there, and proclaimed the name of Jehovah.

English Revised Version
And the LORD descended in the cloud, and stood with him there, and proclaimed the name of the LORD.

Webster's Bible Translation
And the LORD descended in the cloud, and stood with him there, and proclaimed the name of the LORD.

World English Bible
Yahweh descended in the cloud, and stood with him there, and proclaimed the name of Yahweh.

Young's Literal Translation
And Jehovah cometh down in a cloud, and stationeth Himself with him there, and calleth in the Name of Jehovah,
Study Bible
The Tablets are Replaced
4So Moses chiseled out two stone tablets like the originals. He rose early in the morning, and taking the two stone tablets in his hands, he went up Mount Sinai as the LORD had commanded him. 5And the LORD descended in a cloud, stood with him there, and proclaimed His name, the LORD. 6Then the LORD passed in front of Moses and called out: “The LORD, the LORD God, is compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, abounding in loving devotion and faithfulness,…
Cross References
Exodus 19:9
The LORD said to Moses, "Behold, I will come to you in a dense cloud, so that the people will hear when I speak with you, and they will always put their trust in you." And Moses relayed the words of the people to the LORD.

Exodus 23:21
Pay attention to him and listen to his voice; do not defy him, for he will not forgive rebellion, since My Name is in him.

Exodus 33:9
As Moses entered the tent, the pillar of cloud would come down and remain at the entrance, and the LORD would speak with Moses.

Numbers 12:5
and the LORD came down in a pillar of cloud, stood at the entrance to the Tent, and summoned Aaron and Miriam. When both of them had stepped forward,

Deuteronomy 32:3
For I will proclaim the name of the LORD. Ascribe greatness to our God!

1 Samuel 3:18
So Samuel told him everything and did not hide a thing from him. "He is the LORD," replied Eli. "Let Him do what is good in His eyes."

Treasury of Scripture

And the LORD descended in the cloud, and stood with him there, and proclaimed the name of the LORD.

descended

Exodus 19:18
And mount Sinai was altogether on a smoke, because the LORD descended upon it in fire: and the smoke thereof ascended as the smoke of a furnace, and the whole mount quaked greatly.

Exodus 33:9
And it came to pass, as Moses entered into the tabernacle, the cloudy pillar descended, and stood at the door of the tabernacle, and the LORD talked with Moses.

Numbers 11:17,25
And I will come down and talk with thee there: and I will take of the spirit which is upon thee, and will put it upon them; and they shall bear the burden of the people with thee, that thou bear it not thyself alone…

the name

Exodus 33:19
And he said, I will make all my goodness pass before thee, and I will proclaim the name of the LORD before thee; and will be gracious to whom I will be gracious, and will shew mercy on whom I will shew mercy.

Numbers 14:17
And now, I beseech thee, let the power of my Lord be great, according as thou hast spoken, saying,

Deuteronomy 32:3
Because I will publish the name of the LORD: ascribe ye greatness unto our God.







Lexicon
And the LORD
יְהוָה֙ (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

descended
וַיֵּ֤רֶד (way·yê·reḏ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3381: To come or go down, descend

in a cloud,
בֶּֽעָנָ֔ן (be·‘ā·nān)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6051: A cloud, the nimbus, thunder-cloud

stood
וַיִּתְיַצֵּ֥ב (way·yiṯ·yaṣ·ṣêḇ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hitpael - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3320: To set or station oneself, take one's stand

with
עִמּ֖וֹ (‘im·mōw)
Preposition | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5973: With, equally with

him there,
שָׁ֑ם (šām)
Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 8033: There, then, thither

and proclaimed
וַיִּקְרָ֥א (way·yiq·rā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7121: To call, proclaim, read

His name,
בְשֵׁ֖ם (ḇə·šêm)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 8034: A name

the LORD.
יְהוָֽה׃ (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel
MOSES ALLOWED TO SEE GOD'S GLORY.

(5-8) The present ascent of Moses to the top of Sinai had two objects:--(1) The repair of the loss occasioned by his breaking the first tables; and (2) the accomplishment of the promise made to him that (under certain restrictions) he should "see God's glory." Combined with this promise were two minor ones--that God would make His "goodness" pass before him, and that He would reveal to him afresh His name. The revelation of the name is recorded in Exodus 34:6-7, the manifestation of the glory in Exodus 34:5. How Moses was enabled to see God's goodness pass before him is not stated. (Comp. Note on Exodus 33:19.)

(5) The Lord descended in the cloud.--When Moses ceased to commune with God, the cloud removed from the door of the "Tent of Meeting," and, as it would seem, disappeared. On Moses reaching the summit of Sinai it once more became visible, "descended" on the spot where Moses was, and "stood with him there."

And proclaimed the name of the Lord.--Comp. Exodus 33:19; and for the terms of the proclamation see Exodus 34:6-7.

Verses 5-8. - THE FULFILMENT BY GOD OF HIS PROMISE TO MOSES. This section coheres closely with the last section of the preceding chapter, and must be regarded, as the historical account of how God fulfilled the promises there made by him to Moses (Exodus 33:19-23). The promises were mainly two -

1. That he would proclaim his name to him afresh; and

2. That he would pass by him, and let him see, after he had passed, what man might see of his glory. The fulfilment of the first promise appears in the long enumeration of attributes contained in vers. 6, 7; the fulfilment of the second is expressed with extreme brevity in the words - ,' And the Lord passed by before him" (ver. 6). Probably no further description could be given of that marvellous manifestation beyond those words in which it was promised (Exodus 33:21-23). Its effects were seen in that permanent reflection of God's glory on the face of Moses, which thenceforth compelled him to wear a veil mostly when he showed himself to the people (vers. 33-35). Verse 5. - The Lord descended in the cloud. The cloudy pillar, which had stood at the door of the Tent of Meeting (Exodus 33:10), was withdrawn while Moses ascended Sinai, and probably disappeared from men's sight. When Moses reached the top, it descended once more from the sky, and stood with him there. Then a voice from the cloud proclaimed the name of the Lord in the manner more fully stated in the ensuing verses. 34:5-9 The Lord descended by some open token of his presence and manifestation of his glory in a cloud, and thence proclaimed his NAME; that is, the perfections and character which are denoted by the name JEHOVAH. The Lord God is merciful; ready to forgive the sinner, and to relieve the needy. Gracious; kind, and ready to bestow undeserved benefits. Long-suffering; slow to anger, giving time for repentance, only punishing when it is needful. He is abundant in goodness and truth; even sinners receive the riches of his bounty abundantly, though they abuse them. All he reveals is infallible truth, all he promises is in faithfulness. Keeping mercy for thousands; he continually shows mercy to sinners, and has treasures, which cannot be exhausted, to the end of time. Forgiving iniquity, and transgression, and sin; his mercy and goodness reach to the full and free forgiveness of sin. And will by no means clear the guilty; the holiness and justice of God are part of his goodness and love towards all his creatures. In Christ's sufferings, the Divine holiness and justice are fully shown, and the evil of sin is made known. God's forgiving mercy is always attended by his converting, sanctifying grace. None are pardoned but those who repent and forsake the allowed practice of every sin; nor shall any escape, who abuse, neglect, or despise this great salvation. Moses bowed down, and worshipped reverently. Every perfection in the name of God, the believer may plead with Him for the forgiveness of his sins, the making holy of his heart, and the enlargement of the Redeemer's kingdom.
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