More Than Just His Backside

And I will take away mine hand, and thou shalt see my back parts: but my face shall not be seen.

Exodus 33:23 (KJV)

Back parts – The Hebrew word isĀ achor and it means much more than just God’s backside. Think about it. God doesn’t have a face, He doesn’t have a backside – He’s spirit. There is no beginning and end to Him – He just IS. Any anthropomorphic expression in the text is used most commonly to strengthen a point being made, and not to be taken as God’s literal body parts. So what’s being shown to Moses?

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