Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
With him will I speak mouth to mouth, even apparently, and not in dark speeches; and the similitude of the LORD shall he behold: wherefore then were ye not afraid to speak against my servant Moses?
and the inhabitants of this land will say, for they have already heard that thou, oh LORD, wast among this people, that thou, O LORD, art seen face to face, and that thy cloud was over them, and that thou didst go before them by day time in a pillar of a cloud and in a pillar of fire by night;
And the LORD would speak unto Moses face to face, as anyone would speak unto their friend. And he would turn again into the camp, but his servant Joshua, the son of Nun, a young man, did not depart out of the tabernacle.
And there never arose a prophet since in Israel like Moses, who had known the LORD face to face,
1 Timothy 6:16
the only one who has immortality, dwelling in the light which no man can approach unto, whom no man has seen nor can see, to whom be honour and power everlasting. Amen.
I will incline mine ear to a parable; I will declare my enigma upon the harp.
Son of man, propose a figure and compose an enigma unto the house of Israel
Then I said, Ah Lord GOD! they say of me, Does he not speak parables?
that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, saying, I will open my mouth in parables; I will utter things which have been kept secret from the foundation of the world.
From now on I do not call you slaves, for the slave does not know what his lord does; but I have called you friends, for all things that I have heard of my Father I have made known unto you.
1 Corinthians 13:12
For now we see as through a mirror, in darkness, but then we shall see face to face; now I know in part, but then I shall know even as I also am known.
and they saw the God of Israel; and there was under his feet as it were a paved work of a sapphire stone like unto the heaven when it is clear.
And he replied, I will make all my goodness pass before thee, and I will proclaim the name that I AM before thee; and I will have mercy on whom I will have mercy and will show clemency on whom I will show clemency.
And the LORD descended in a cloud and was with him there proclaiming the name of I AM.
Diligently guard, therefore, your souls, for ye saw no manner of likeness on the day that the LORD spoke unto you in Horeb out of the midst of the fire,
To whom then will ye liken God? or what likeness will ye compare unto him?
To whom will ye liken me and make me equal and compare me that we may be alike?
No man has seen God at any time; the only begotten Son, which is in the bosom of the Father, he has declared him.
If ye had known me, ye should have known my Father also; and from now on ye know him and have seen him.
If I had not done among them works which no other man has done, they would not have sin; but now they have seen them and hate both me and my Father.
2 Corinthians 3:18
Therefore we all, beholding as in a glass the glory of the Lord with uncovered face, are transformed from glory to glory into the same likeness, even as by the Spirit of the Lord.
2 Corinthians 4:4
In whom the god of this age has blinded the understanding of those who do not believe, that the light of the gospel of the glory of the Christ, who is the image of God, should not shine in them.
who is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of every creature;
who being the brightness of his glory and the express image of his substance and upholding all things by the word of his power, when he had by himself purged our sins, sat down on the right hand of the Majesty on high;
And when Aaron and all the sons of Israel saw Moses, behold, the skin of his face shone; and they were afraid to come near him.
He that hears you hears me, and he that despises you despises me, and he that despises me despises him that sent me.
1 Thessalonians 4:8
He therefore that despises us, does not despise man, but God, who has also given unto us his Holy Spirit.
2 Peter 2:10
and chiefly those that walk after the flesh in the lust of uncleanness and despise dominion; presumptuous, arrogant, they are not afraid to speak evil of the higher powers;
In the same manner these deceived dreamers, defile their flesh, despise dominion, and speak evil of higher powers.