Have a people ever heard the voice of God speaking out of the midst of the fire, as thou hast heard, and lived?
and ye said, Behold, the LORD our God has shown us his glory and his greatness, and we have heard his voice out of the midst of the fire; we have seen this day that God does talk with man, and he lives.
But he did not lay his hand upon the princes of the sons of Israel, and they saw God and ate and drank.
He further said, Thou canst not see my face; for no man shall see me and live.
For what is all flesh that it should hear the voice of the living God that speaks out of the midst of the fire, as we heard, and live?
And when Gideon perceived that he was the angel of the LORD, Gideon said, Alas, O Lord GOD! for I have seen the angel of the LORD face to face.
And all Mount Sinai smoked because the LORD had descended upon it in fire, and its smoke ascended as the smoke of a furnace, and the whole mount quaked greatly.
And all the people saw the thunderings and the lightnings and the noise of the trumpet and the mountain smoking; and when the people saw it, they trembled and stood afar off.
And the LORD said unto Moses, Thus thou shalt say unto the sons of Israel, Ye have seen that I have talked with you from heaven.
For the LORD thy God is a consuming fire, even a jealous God.
and the LORD delivered unto me two tables of stone written with the finger of God, and on them was written according to all the words which the LORD spoke with you in the mount out of the midst of the fire in the day of the assembly.
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