Exodus 32:15

“And Moses turned, and went down from the mount, and the two tables of the testimony were in his hand: the tables were written on both their sides; on the one side and on the other were they written.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And Moses turned, and went downe from the Mount, and the two Tables of the Testimony were in his hand: the Tables were written on both their sides; on the one side, and on the other were they written.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then Moses turned and went down from the mountain with the two tablets of the testimony in his hand, tablets which were written on both sides; they were written on one {side} and the other.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Moses turned, and went down from the mount, with the two tables of the testimony in his hand; tables that were written on both their sides; on the one side and on the other were they written.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then Moses came down the mountain with the two stones of the law in his hand; the stones had writing on their two sides, on the front and on the back.
- Basic English Bible

And Moses turned and went down from the mountain, [with] the two tables of the testimony in his hand -- tables written on both their sides: on this side and on that were they written.
- Darby Bible

And Moses turned, and went down from the mount, and the two tables of the testimony were in his hand: the tables were written on both their sides; on the one side and on the other were they written.
- Webster's Bible

Moses turned, and went down from the mountain, with the two tablets of the testimony in his hand; tablets that were written on both their sides; on the one side and on the other they were written.
- World English Bible

And Moses turneth, and goeth down from the mount, and the two tables of the testimony [are] in his hand, tables written on both their sides, on this and on that [are] they written;
- Youngs Literal Bible

And Moses turned, and went down from the mount, with the two tables of the testimony in his hand; tables that were written on both their sides; on the one side and on the other were they written.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Exodus 32:15


32:15 On both their sides - Some on one table and some on the other, so that they were folded together like a book, to be deposited in the ark.


Discussion for Exodus 32

  • Dewey J
    Ar, Aaron was just a man led by the Holy Ghost but still a man. Consider the number of miracles the Hebrew people witnessed in Egypt and in the wildernesses and still had hard hearts. Just a few days earlier they made a covenant with God himself and then disrespectfuly broke it. We should consider the evil of the sin in the best of us than realize that without the Holy Ghost of God we can 't lead people, control ourselves, or do anything else. Praise God in the highest through our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. May Jehovah bless us all in the understanding of his Word. Amen!
  • Dewey J
    James, amen brother!
  • James\' comment on verses 7 - 14
    The Lord is Sovereign King...that means He is in total authority and repents to no man...He was repenting to Himself for creating mankind who would ultimately disobey and exercise their own desire to live outside God 's will His unending love for us as children of the promise He made to Abraham caused Him to be compassionate toward us and not totally destroy us for our sin against Him. He also saw in our heart the potential for us to live in harmony with Him and each other...which is why He came to Earth as Jesus Christ to give His grace, mercy, and salvation to all who would receive Him as Lord, Savior and soon coming King...we only need to confess and believe with our whole heart!!!
  • LEAISA WILLIAMS for verse 14
    I RECENTLY RECEIVED A WORD,INWHICH THE LORD ASKED ME TO FORGIVE HIM FOR TAKING MY HUSBAND, HIS SON.HE WAS A LOVING CHRISTIAN MAN,HUSBAND AND FATHER WHO DIED OF CANCER FOURTEEN YEARS AGO. I MUST SAY,MINISTRY FOR ME AFTER HIS DEATH, HAD BECOME LIKE A RITUAL AT BEST AND I DISCONNECTED MY HEART. IT WAS SOMETHING WE BOTH SHARED VERY DEEPLY, HELPING OTHERS TO FIND THEIR WAY TO AND WITH THE LORD JESUS CHRIST. SO I WONDERED IF OUR LORD COULD INDEED REPENT OR WAS THIS JUST MY EMOTIONS OUT OF CONTROL. THIS SCRIPTURE CAME TO MIND WHEN THE LORD REPENTED OF THE EVIL OF MAKING MAN IN THE BOOD OF GENESIS AND FOR WANTING TO DESTORY MAN IN THE BOOK OF EXODUS. WHAT A LOVING FATHER WE HAVE, I UNDERSTAND THAT IT IS POSSIBLE FOR GOD TO REPENT EVEN IF ITS NOT THAT OFTEN.NOW I AM CELEBRATING THE LIFE THAT I AND MY HUSBAND HAD INSTEAD OF GREIVING OVER WHAT MIGHT HAVE BEEN. ALL THE PEOPLE I TALKED TO THESE LAST FOURTEEN YEARS, COULD NOT UNDERSTAND MY PAIN, BUT IN ONE MOMENT GOD SPEAKS A WORD OF REPENTANCE TO ME AND THATS EXACTLY WHAT I NEEDED FOR MY HEALING. IT IS JUST THAT PERSONAL TO HIM. THANK GOD!!!!!!!!!!
  • Ar
    Reading Chapter 32 of Exodus, again and again I have always wondered why Aaron so easily gave in to the people 's request and made the golden cow. He was a chief Levite and had an authority on the people while Moses was away on the Mountain. I wonder if he lost his faith too for a while or he just was tired of the grumbling people?
  • Mary Denso for verse 6
    Just as stated, they offered sacrifice and rose up to do things that wasn 't pleasing to God.

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