Exodus 24:17
Strong's Lexicon
And the sight
וּמַרְאֵה֙ (ū·mar·’êh)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 4758: 1) sight, appearance, vision 1a) sight, phenomenon, spectacle, appearance, vision 1b) what is seen 1c) a vision (supernatural) 1d) sight, vision (power of seeing)

of the glory
כְּב֣וֹד (kə·ḇō·wḏ)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3519: 1) glory, honour, glorious, abundance 1a) abundance, riches 1b) honour, splendour, glory 1c) honour, dignity 1d) honour, reputation 1e) honour, reverence, glory 1f) glory

of the LORD
יְהוָ֔ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3068: Jehovah = 'the existing One' 1) the proper name of the one true God 1a) unpronounced except with the vowel pointings of H0136

was like a consuming
אֹכֶ֖לֶת (’ō·ḵe·leṯ)
Verb - Qal - Participle - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 398: 1) to eat, devour, burn up, feed 1a) (Qal) 1a1) to eat (human subject) 1a2) to eat, devour (of beasts and birds) 1a3) to devour, consume (of fire) 1a4) to devour, slay (of sword) 1a5) to devour, consume, destroy (inanimate subjects - ie, pestilence, drought) 1a6) to devour (of oppression) 1b) (Niphal) 1b1) to be eaten (by men) 1b2) to be devoured, consumed (of fire) 1b3) to be wasted, destroyed (of flesh) 1c) (Pual) 1c1) to cause to eat, feed with 1c2) to cause to devour 1d) (Hiphil) 1d1) to feed 1d2) to cause to eat 1e) (Piel) 1e1) consume

fire
כְּאֵ֥שׁ (kə·’êš)
Preposition-k | Noun - common singular
Strong's Hebrew 784: 1) fire 1a) fire, flames 1b) supernatural fire (accompanying theophany) 1c) fire (for cooking, roasting, parching) 1d) altar-fire 1e) God's anger (fig.)

on the mountaintop
בְּרֹ֣אשׁ (bə·rōš)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 7218: 1) head, top, summit, upper part, chief, total, sum, height, front, beginning 1a) head (of man, animals) 1b) top, tip (of mountain) 1c) height (of stars) 1d) chief, head (of man, city, nation, place, family, priest) 1e) head, front, beginning 1f) chief, choicest, best 1g) head, division, company, band 1h) sum

הָהָ֑ר (hā·hār)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2022: 1) hill, mountain, hill country, mount

in the eyes
לְעֵינֵ֖י (lə·‘ê·nê)
Preposition-l | Noun - cdc
Strong's Hebrew 5869: 1) eye 1a) eye 1a1) of physical eye 1a2) as showing mental qualities 1a3) of mental and spiritual faculties (fig.) 2) spring, fountain

of the Israelites
בְּנֵ֥י (bə·nê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 1121: 1) son, grandson, child, member of a group 1a) son, male child 1b) grandson 1c) children (pl. - male and female) 1d) youth, young men (pl.) 1e) young (of animals) 1f) sons (as characterisation, i.e. sons of injustice [for un- righteous men] or sons of God [for angels] 1g) people (of a nation) (pl.) 1h) of lifeless things, i.e. sparks, stars, arrows (fig.) 1i) a member of a guild, order, class

יִשְׂרָאֵֽל׃ (yiś·rā·’êl)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3478: Israel = 'God prevails' 1) the second name for Jacob given to him by God after his wrestling with the angel at Peniel 2) the name of the descendants and the nation of the descendants of Jacob 2a) the name of the nation until the death of Solomon and the split 2b) the name used and given to the northern kingdom consisting of the 10 tribes under Jeroboam; the southern kingdom was known as Judah 2c) the name of the nation after the return from exile

Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
The appearance of the LORD’s glory to the Israelites was like a consuming fire on the mountaintop .

New American Standard Bible
And to the eyes of the sons of Israel the appearance of the glory of the LORD was like a consuming fire on the mountain top.

King James Bible
And the sight of the glory of the LORD [was] like devouring fire on the top of the mount in the eyes of the children of Israel.
Parallel Verses
New International Version
To the Israelites the glory of the LORD looked like a consuming fire on top of the mountain.

New Living Translation
To the Israelites at the foot of the mountain, the glory of the LORD appeared at the summit like a consuming fire.

English Standard Version
Now the appearance of the glory of the LORD was like a devouring fire on the top of the mountain in the sight of the people of Israel.

New American Standard Bible
And to the eyes of the sons of Israel the appearance of the glory of the LORD was like a consuming fire on the mountain top.

King James Bible
And the sight of the glory of the LORD was like devouring fire on the top of the mount in the eyes of the children of Israel.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The appearance of the LORD's glory to the Israelites was like a consuming fire on the mountaintop.

International Standard Version
To the Israelis the appearance of the glory of the LORD was like a consuming fire on top of the mountain.

NET Bible
Now the appearance of the glory of the LORD was like a devouring fire on the top of the mountain in plain view of the people.

American Standard Version
And the appearance of the glory of Jehovah was like devouring fire on the top of the mount in the eyes of the children of Israel.

English Revised Version
And the appearance of the glory of the LORD was like devouring fire on the top of the mount in the eyes of the children of Israel.

Young's Literal Translation
And the appearance of the honour of Jehovah is as a consuming fire on the top of the mount, before the eyes of the sons of Israel;






Cross References
Hebrews 12:29
For our God is a consuming fire.

Exodus 3:2
And the angel of the LORD appeared unto him in a flame of fire out of the midst of a bush: and he looked, and, behold, the bush burned with fire, and the bush was not consumed.

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.

Deuteronomy 4:24
For the LORD thy God is a consuming fire, even a jealous God.

Deuteronomy 9:3
Understand therefore this day, that the LORD thy God is he which goeth over before thee; as a consuming fire he shall destroy them, and he shall bring them down before thy face: so shalt thou drive them out, and destroy them quickly, as the LORD hath said unto thee.

Ezekiel 1:28
As the appearance of the bow that is in the cloud in the day of rain, so was the appearance of the brightness round about. This was the appearance of the likeness of the glory of the LORD. And when I saw it, I fell upon my face, and I heard a voice of one that spake.

Exodus 1:1
Now these are the names of the children of Israel, which came into Egypt; every man and his household came with Jacob.

Exodus 24:16
And the glory of the LORD abode upon mount Sinai, and the cloud covered it six days: and the seventh day he called unto Moses out of the midst of the cloud.

Exodus 24:15
And Moses went up into the mount, and a cloud covered the mount.

Exodus 24:14
And he said unto the elders, Tarry ye here for us, until we come again unto you: and, behold, Aaron and Hur are with you: if any man have any matters to do, let him come unto them.

Exodus 24:18
And Moses went into the midst of the cloud, and gat him up into the mount: and Moses was in the mount forty days and forty nights.
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