Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 "When you approached and stood at the foot of the mountain a mountain that was blazing with fire at its core while the sky was covered with thick, dark clouds 12 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. 13 He declared to you his covenant, which he commanded you to observe the Ten Commandments that he wrote on two stone tablets.



Cross References

Exodus 20:22

The LORD told Moses, "This is what you are to say to the Israelis, "You have seen for yourselves that I spoke to you from heaven.

Deuteronomy 5:4

The LORD spoke to you face to face on the mountain from the fire.

Deuteronomy 5:22

"The LORD declared these commands in a loud voice to your entire assembly on the mountain from out of the fire and dark clouds, and nothing more was added. He inscribed them on two tablets of stone and gave them to me.

Deuteronomy 4:15

"Therefore, for your own sake, be very careful, since you did not see any form on the day that the LORD your God spoke to you in Horeb from the midst of the fire.

Deuteronomy 4:33

Has any people heard the voice of God speaking from the middle of a fire just as you did, and survived it?

Deuteronomy 4:36

You have been made to hear his voice from heaven so you may be instructed. And he showed you his great fire here on earth, and you heard his voice from the middle of that fire.

Numbers 12:8

I speak to him audibly and in visions, not in mysteries. If he can gaze at the image of the LORD, why aren't you afraid to speak against my servant Moses?"

1 Kings 19:12-13

After the earthquake there came fire, but the LORD was not in the fire. And after the fire, there was the sound of a gentle whisper.

Isaiah 30:21

And whether you turn to the right or turn to the left, your ears will hear a message behind you: "This is the way, walk in it."

Isaiah 40:3

A voice cries out: "In the wilderness prepare the way for the LORD; and in the desert a straight highway for our God.'

Isaiah 40:6

A voice says, "Cry out!" So I asked, "What am I to cry out?" "All humanity is grass, and all its loyalty is like the flowers of the field.

Isaiah 40:18

"To whom, then, will you compare me, the One who is God? Or to what image will you liken me?

Matthew 3:3

He was the one the prophet Isaiah was referring to when he said, "He is a voice calling out in the wilderness: "Prepare the way for the Lord! Make his paths straight!'"

Matthew 3:17

Then a voice from heaven said, "This is my Son, whom I love. I am pleased with him!"

Matthew 17:5

He was still speaking when a bright cloud suddenly overshadowed them. A voice from the cloud said, "This is my Son, whom I love. I am pleased with him. Keep on listening to him!"

John 12:28-30

Father, glorify your name."

Colossians 1:15

The Son is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation.

2 Peter 1:17-18

For he received honor and glory from God the Father when these words from the Majestic Glory were spoken about him: "This is my Son, whom I love. I am pleased with him."

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