Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Exodus 3:5 in English Standard Version "Then he said, “Do not come near; take your sandals off your feet, for the place on which you are standing is holy ground.”" Ex 19:12 And you shall set limits for the people all around, saying, ‘Take care not to go up into the mountain or touch the edge of it. Whoever touches the mountain shall be put to death. Jos 5:15 And the commander of the Lord’s army said to Joshua, “Take off your sandals from your feet, for the place where you are standing is holy.” And Joshua did so. Ec 5:1 Guard your steps when you go to the house of God. To draw near to listen is better than to offer the sacrifice of fools, for they do not know that they are doing evil.