Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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 And [so] you came near, and you stood under the mountain, and the mountain [was] burning with fire up to the heart of the heaven, {dark with a very thick cloud}. 12 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. 13 And he declared to you his covenant, {the Ten Commandments}, which he charged you {to observe}, and he wrote them on [the] two tablets of stone.



Cross References

Exodus 20:22

And Yahweh said to Moses, "Thus you will say to the {Israelites}, 'You yourselves have seen that I have spoken to you from the heavens.

Deuteronomy 5:4

{Face to face} Yahweh spoke with you at the mountain from the midst of the fire.

Deuteronomy 5:22

"These words Yahweh spoke to your whole assembly at the mountain from the midst of the fire and the very thick cloud [with] a loud voice, and {he did not add anything}, and [then] he wrote them on two tablets of stone and gave them to me.

Deuteronomy 4:15

"So {you must be very careful for yourselves}, because you did not see any form on the day Yahweh spoke to you at Horeb from the midst of the fire,

Deuteronomy 4:33

Has a people [ever] heard the voice of God speaking from the midst of the fire, [just] as you heard [it], and lived?

Deuteronomy 4:36

From heaven he made you hear his voice to teach you, and on the earth he showed you his great fire, and you heard his words from the midst of the fire.

Numbers 12:8

I will speak to him mouth to mouth, [in] clearness, not in riddles; and he will look at the form of Yahweh. Why were you not afraid to speak against my servant, against Moses?"

1 Kings 19:12-13

After the earthquake [was] a fire, [but] Yahweh was not in the fire. After the fire [there was] the sound of a gentle whisper.

Isaiah 30:21

And your ears shall hear a word from behind you, saying, "this [is] the way; walk in it," when you go to your right and when you go to your left.

Isaiah 40:3

A voice [is] calling in the wilderness, "Clear the way of Yahweh! Make a highway smooth in the desert for our God!

Isaiah 40:6

A voice [is] saying, "Call!" And he said, "What shall I call?" All {humankind} [are] grass, and all his loyalty [is] like the flowers of the field.

Isaiah 40:18

And to whom will you liken God? And to what likeness will you compare him?

Matthew 3:3

For this is the one who was spoken about by the prophet Isaiah, saying, "The voice of one crying out in the wilderness, 'Prepare the way of the Lord, make his paths straight.'"

Matthew 3:17

And behold, [there was] a voice from heaven saying, "This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased."

Matthew 17:5

[While] he was still speaking, behold, a bright cloud overshadowed them, and behold, a voice from 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 from heaven, "I have both glorified [it], and I will glorify [it] again."

Colossians 1:15

who 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] a voice such as this was brought to him by the Majestic Glory, "This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased."

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