Exodus 32:30–34

30 Now it came to pass on the next day that Moses said to the people, i“You have committed a great sin. So now I will go up to the Lord; jperhaps I can kmake atonement for your sin.” 31 Then Moses lreturned to the Lord and said, “Oh, these people have committed a great sin, and have mmade for themselves a god of gold! 32 Yet now, if You will forgive their sin—but if not, I pray, nblot me oout of Your book which You have written.”

33 And the Lord said to Moses, p“Whoever has sinned against Me, I will qblot him out of My book. 34 Now therefore, go, lead the people to the place of which I have rspoken to you. sBehold, My Angel shall go before you. Nevertheless, tin the day when I uvisit for punishment, I will visit punishment upon them for their sin.”

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