Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
You shall set bounds for the people all around, saying, ‘
Beware that you do not go up on the mountain or touch the border of it; whoever touches the mountain shall surely be put to death.
So Moses said, “
I must turn aside now and see this marvelous sight, why the bush is not burned up.”
But He said, “You cannot see My face,
for no man can see Me and live!”
1 Samuel 6:19
He struck down some of the men of Beth-shemesh because they had looked into the ark of the Lord. He struck down of all the people, 50,070 men, and the people mourned because the Lord had struck the people with a great slaughter.
Guard your steps as you go to the house of God and draw near to listen rather than to offer the sacrifice of fools; for they do not know they are doing evil.
Therefore, since we receive a
kingdom which cannot be shaken, let us show gratitude, by which we may offer to God an acceptable service with reverence and awe;
No man is to come up with you, nor let any man be seen anywhere on the mountain; even the flocks and the herds may not graze in front of that mountain.”