Moses is called up into the mountain.
Exodus 24:1 And he said vnto Moyses: Come vp vnto the Lorde, thou and Aaron, Nadab and Abihu, & the threscore and ten elders of Israel, and ye shall worship a farre of. Exodus 24:2 And Moyses hym selfe alone shall go vnto the Lorde: but they shall not come nygh, neither shall the people go vp with hym.
The people promise obedience.
Exodus 24:3 And Moyses came and tolde the people all the wordes of the Lorde, and all the iudgementes: And all the people aunswered with one voyce, and sayde: All the wordes whiche the Lorde hath sayde wyll we do.
Moses buildeth an altar, and twelve pillars.
Exodus 24:4 And Moyses wrote all the wordes of the Lord, and rose vp early, and set him an aulter vnder the hill, and 12 stones, according to the 12 tribes of Israel. Exodus 24:5 And sent young men of the children of Israel, whiche brought burnt offeringes, and offered peace offeringes of oxen vnto the Lorde.
He sprinkleth the blood of the Covenant.
Exodus 24:6 And Moyses toke halfe of the blood, and put it in basins, and the other halfe he spinckled on the aulter. Exodus 24:7 And he toke the booke of the couenaut, & read it in the audience of the people: And they sayd, All that the Lord hath sayd, wyll we do, and be obedient. Exodus 24:8 And Moyses toke the blood, & sprinckled it on the people, and sayd: Beholde, this is the blood of the couenaut which the Lorde hath made with you vpon all these wordes.
The glory of God appeareth.
Exodus 24:9 Then went Moyses and Aaron, Nadab, and Abihu, and the threscore and ten elders of Israel vp. Exodus 24:10 And they saw the God of Israel: and there was vnder his feete as it were a worke of a Saphire stone, & as it were the heauen when it is cleare. Exodus 24:11 And he layde not his hande vpon the nobles of the children of Israel: and they saw God, and did eate and drinke.
Exodus 24:12 And the Lord said vnto Moyses: Come vp to me into the hill, and be there, and I wyll geue thee tables of stone, and a law & comaundementes which I haue written, that thou mayest teache them. Exodus 24:13 And Moyses rose vp, and his minister Iosuah: and Moyses went vp into the hill of God,
Aaron and Hur have the charge of the people.
Exodus 24:14 And said vnto the elders, Tary ye here vntill we come agayne vnto you: Behold, here is Aaron and Hur with you. If any man haue any matters to do, let hym come to them.
Moses goeth into the mountain, where he continueth forty days and forty nights.
Exodus 24:15 And Moyses went vp into the mount, aud a cloude couered the hyll. Exodus 24:16 And the glory of the Lord abode vpon the mout Sinai, & the cloude couered it six days: & the seuenth day he called vnto Moses out of ye middes of the cloude. Exodus 24:17 And the sight of the glory of the Lord, was like consumyng fire on ye top of the hill, in the eyes of ye children of Israel. Exodus 24:18 And Moyses went into the middes of the cloude, and gate hym vp into the moutaine: & Moyses was in the mount fourtie dayes and fourtie nyghtes.