Shining Faces

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Exodus 34:30

When Aaron and all the Israelites saw Moses, the skin of his face shone! They were afraid to come near him.

Ecclesiastes 8:1

Who is like the wise person, and who knows the interpretation of a matter? A man’s wisdom brightens his face, and the sternness of his face is changed.

Acts 6:15

And all who were sitting in the Sanhedrin looked intently at him and saw that his face was like the face of an angel.

2 Corinthians 3:7

Now if the ministry of death, chiseled in letters on stones, came with glory, so that the Israelites were not able to look directly at Moses’ face because of the glory from his face—a fading glory—

Numbers 6:24-26

May Yahweh bless you and protect you; may Yahweh make His face shine on you
and be gracious to you; may Yahweh look with favor on you
and give you peace.

Exodus 34:29-35

As Moses descended from Mount Sinai—with the two tablets of the testimony in his hands as he descended the mountain—he did not realize that the skin of his face shone as a result of his speaking with the Lord. When Aaron and all the Israelites saw Moses, the skin of his face shone! They were afraid to come near him. But Moses called out to them, so Aaron and all the leaders of the community returned to him, and Moses spoke to them. read more.
Afterward all the Israelites came near, and he commanded them to do everything the Lord had told him on Mount Sinai. When Moses had finished speaking with them, he put a veil over his face. But whenever Moses went before the Lord to speak with Him, he would remove the veil until he came out. After he came out, he would tell the Israelites what he had been commanded, and the Israelites would see that Moses’ face was radiant. Then Moses would put the veil over his face again until he went to speak with the Lord.

Psalm 80:7

Restore us, God of Hosts;
look on us with favor, and we will be saved.

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