Early in the morning Moses went up Mount Sinai as the LORD had commanded him, taking along the two stone tablets.
Having come down in a cloud, the LORD stood with Moses there and proclaimed his name, ""LORD.""
Thus the LORD passed before him and cried out, ""The LORD, the LORD, a merciful and gracious God, slow to anger and rich in kindness and fidelity.""
Moses at once bowed down to the ground in worship. Then he said, ""If I find favor with you, O Lord, do come along in our company. This is indeed a stiff-necked people; yet pardon our wickedness and sins, and receive us as your own.""