Moses ascends and descends Mount Sinai three times in Exodus 19. After the second ascent, God tells Moses to go straight back down. God wants nobody other than Moses and Aaron to ascend the mountain. Also, no priests are allowed to ascend the mountain.
There are only two places in the Bible where God speaks directly to Moses' brother Aaron. We point these out.
Where are Those Quail-Stuffed Nostrils? Where is Moses-Strikes-a-Rock and God-Gets-Mad? Exodus 16 plus Numbers 11. Exodus 17 plus Numbers 20. If you weren't goofing off in Sunday School classes, or otherwise have a cursory knowledge of Old Testament Bible stories, you will likely recall these two stories: The first is the account of huge flocks … Continue reading Where are Those Quail-Stuffed Nostrils? Where is Moses-Strikes-a-Rock and God-Gets-Mad?
Gouging Out the Wool Over Their EyesNumbers 16:14 Moreover thou hast not brought us into a land that floweth with milk and honey, or given us inheritance of fields and vineyards: wilt thou put out the eyes of these men? we will not come up. (KJV) Bible translators must deal with original language idioms which … Continue reading Gouging Out the Wool Over Their Eyes