Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Then the LORD spoke to you from the midst of the fire; you heard the sound of words, but you saw no form--only a voice.

King James Version

And the LORD spake unto you out of the midst of the fire: ye heard the voice of the words, but saw no similitude; only ye heard a voice.

Holman Bible

Then the Lord spoke to you from the fire. You kept hearing the sound of the words, but didn't see a form; there was only a voice.

International Standard Version

the LORD your God spoke from the midst of the fire. You heard the sound of words, but you saw no form; there was only a voice.

A Conservative Version

And LORD spoke to you out of the midst of the fire. Ye heard the voice of words, but ye saw no form, only a voice.

American Standard Version

And Jehovah spake unto you out of the midst of the fire: ye heard the voice of words, but ye saw no form; only ye heard a voice.

Amplified

And the Lord spoke to you out of the midst of the fire. You heard the voice of the words, but saw no form; there was only a voice.

Bible in Basic English

And the voice of the Lord came to you out of the fire: the sound of his words came to your ears but you saw no form; there was nothing but a voice.

Darby Translation

And Jehovah spoke to you from the midst of the fire: ye heard the voice of the words, but ye saw no form; only ye heard a voice.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And the LORD spoke unto you out of the midst of the fire; ye heard the voice of the words, but saw no likeness; only ye heard a voice.

Julia Smith Translation

And Jehovah will speak to you from the midst of the fire, ye hearing a voice of words, and ye seeing not an appearance, except a voice.

King James 2000

And the LORD spoke unto you out of the midst of the fire: you heard the voice of the words, but saw no form; only you heard a voice.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Yahweh spoke to you from the midst of the fire; {you heard} a sound of words, but {you did not see} a form--only a voice.

Modern King James verseion

And Jehovah spoke to you out of the midst of the fire. You heard the voice of the words, but saw no likeness, only a voice.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the LORD spake unto you out of the fire and ye heard the voice of the words; But saw no image, save heard a voice only.

NET Bible

Then the Lord spoke to you from the middle of the fire; you heard speech but you could not see anything -- only a voice was heard.

New Heart English Bible

The LORD spoke to you out of the midst of the fire: you heard the voice of words, but you saw no form; you only heard a voice.

The Emphasized Bible

Then spake Yahweh unto you out of the midst of the fire, - a voice of words, ye were hearing, no form, were ye seeing, there was only a voice.

Webster

And the LORD spoke to you out of the midst of the fire: ye heard the voice of the words, but saw no similitude; only ye heard a voice.

World English Bible

Yahweh spoke to you out of the midst of the fire: you heard the voice of words, but you saw no form; only [you heard] a voice.

Youngs Literal Translation

'And Jehovah speaketh unto you out of the midst of the fire; a voice of words ye are hearing and a similitude ye are not seeing, only a voice;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the Lord

Usage: 0

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

unto you out of the midst
תּוך 
Tavek 
Usage: 419

of the fire
אשׁ 
'esh 
Usage: 378

the voice
קל קול 
Qowl 
Usage: 506

of the words
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

but saw
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

תּמנה תּמוּנה 
T@muwnah 
Usage: 10

זוּלה 
Zuwlah 
beside..., save, only, but me, but
Usage: 16

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

Call To Obedience

11 "You came near and stood at the foot of the mountain, and the mountain burned with fire to the very heart of the heavens: darkness, cloud and thick gloom. 12 "Then the LORD spoke to you from the midst of the fire; you heard the sound of words, but you saw no form--only a voice. 13 "So He declared to you His covenant which He commanded you to perform, that is, the Ten Commandments; and He wrote them on two tablets of stone.



Cross References

Exodus 20:22

Then the LORD said to Moses, "Thus you shall say to the sons of Israel, 'You yourselves have seen that I have spoken to you from heaven.

Deuteronomy 5:4

"The LORD spoke to you face to face at the mountain from the midst of the fire,

Deuteronomy 5:22

"These words the LORD spoke to all your assembly at the mountain from the midst of the fire, of the cloud and of the thick gloom, with a great voice, and He added no more. He wrote them on two tablets of stone and gave them to me.

Deuteronomy 4:15

"So watch yourselves carefully, since you did not see any form on the day the LORD spoke to you at Horeb from the midst of the fire,

Deuteronomy 4:33

"Has any people heard the voice of God speaking from the midst of the fire, as you have heard it, and survived?

Deuteronomy 4:36

"Out of the heavens He let you hear His voice to discipline you; and on earth He let you see His great fire, and you heard His words from the midst of the fire.

Numbers 12:8

With him I speak mouth to mouth, Even openly, and not in dark sayings, And he beholds the form of the LORD. Why then were you not afraid To speak against My servant, against Moses?"

1 Kings 19:12-13

After the earthquake a fire, but the LORD was not in the fire; and after the fire a sound of a gentle blowing.

Isaiah 30:21

Your ears will hear a word behind you, "This is the way, walk in it," whenever you turn to the right or to the left.

Isaiah 40:3

A voice is calling, "Clear the way for the LORD in the wilderness; Make smooth in the desert a highway for our God.

Isaiah 40:6

A voice says, "Call out." Then he answered, "What shall I call out?" All flesh is grass, and all its loveliness is like the flower of the field.

Isaiah 40:18

To whom then will you liken God? Or what likeness will you compare with Him?

Matthew 3:3

For this is the one referred to by Isaiah the prophet when he said, "THE VOICE OF ONE CRYING IN THE WILDERNESS, 'MAKE READY THE WAY OF THE LORD, MAKE HIS PATHS STRAIGHT!'"

Matthew 3:17

and behold, a voice out of the heavens said, "This is My beloved Son, in whom I am well-pleased."

Matthew 17:5

While he was still speaking, a bright cloud overshadowed them, and behold, a voice out of the cloud said, "This is My beloved Son, with whom I am well-pleased; listen to Him!"

John 12:28-30

"Father, glorify Your name " Then a voice came out of heaven: "I have both glorified it, and will glorify it again."

Colossians 1:15

He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation.

2 Peter 1:17-18

For when He received honor and glory from God the Father, such an utterance as this was made to Him by the Majestic Glory, "This is My beloved Son with whom I am well-pleased"--

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