Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And he said, Thou canst not see my face: for there shall no man see me, and live.

Bible References

Thou canst not

Genesis 32:30
So Jacob named the place Peniel, for he said, “I have seen God face to face, yet my life has been preserved.”
Deuteronomy 5:24
You said, ‘Behold, the Lord our God has shown us His glory and His greatness, and we have heard His voice from the midst of the fire; we have seen today that God speaks with man, yet he lives.
Judges 6:22
When Gideon saw that he was the angel of the Lord, he said, “Alas, O Lord God! For now I have seen the angel of the Lord face to face.”
Judges 13:22
So Manoah said to his wife, “We will surely die, for we have seen God.”
Isaiah 6:5
Then I said,
Woe is me, for I am ruined!
Because I am a man of unclean lips,
And I live among a people of unclean lips;
For my eyes have seen the King, the Lord of hosts.”
John 1:18
No one has seen God at any time; the only begotten God who is in the bosom of the Father, He has explained Him.
1 Timothy 6:16
who alone possesses immortality and dwells in unapproachable light, whom no man has seen or can see. To Him be honor and eternal dominion! Amen.
Hebrews 1:13
But to which of the angels has He ever said,
Sit at My right hand,
Until I make Your enemies
A footstool for Your feet”?
Revelation 1:16
In His right hand He held seven stars, and out of His mouth came a sharp two-edged sword; and His face was like the sun shining in its strength.

General references

Exodus 33:18
Then Moses said, “I pray You, show me Your glory!”
Deuteronomy 4:33
Has any people heard the voice of God speaking from the midst of the fire, as you have heard it, and survived?
Job 26:9
“He obscures the face of the full moon
And spreads His cloud over it.