Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

'Now then why should we die? For this great fire will consume us; if we hear the voice of the LORD our God any longer, then we will die.

King James Version

Now therefore why should we die? for this great fire will consume us: if we hear the voice of the LORD our God any more, then we shall die.

Holman Bible

But now, why should we die? This great fire will consume us and we will die if we hear the voice of the Lord our God any longer.

International Standard Version

Now therefore, why should we die? This great fire will consume us. If we continue to listen to the voice of the LORD our God any longer, we'll die.

A Conservative Version

Now therefore why should we die? For this great fire will consume us. If we hear the voice of LORD our God any more, then we shall die.

American Standard Version

Now therefore why should we die? for this great fire will consume us: if we hear the voice of Jehovah our God any more, then we shall die.

Amplified

Now therefore, why should we die? For this great fire will consume us; if we hear the voice of the Lord our God any longer, we shall die.

Bible in Basic English

Why then is death to be our fate? For if the voice of the Lord our God comes to us any more, death will overtake us, and we will be burned up in this great fire.

Darby Translation

And now, why should we die? for this great fire will consume us. If we hear the voice of Jehovah our God any more, we shall die.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Now, therefore, why should we die? For this great fire will consume us; if we hear the voice of the LORD our God any more, then we shall die.

Julia Smith Translation

And now wherefore shall we die? for this great fire will consume us: if we added to hear the voice of Jehovah our God further, and we died.

King James 2000

Now therefore why should we die? for this great fire will consume us: if we hear the voice of the LORD our God any more, then we shall die.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And so then why shall we die, for this great fire will consume us if {we continue} to hear the voice of Yahweh our God [any] longer, and [so] we shall die?

Modern King James verseion

Now therefore why should we die? For this great fire will consume us. If we hear the voice of Jehovah our God any more, then we shall die.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And now wherefore should we die that this great fire should consume us: If we should hear the voice of the LORD our God any more, we should die.

NET Bible

But now, why should we die, because this intense fire will consume us! If we keep hearing the voice of the Lord our God we will die!

New Heart English Bible

Now therefore why should we die? For this great fire will consume us: if we hear the voice of the LORD our God any more, then we shall die.

The Emphasized Bible

Now, therefore why should we die? for this great fire, will consume, us, - if we ourselves, hear the voice of Yahweh our God any more, we shall die.

Webster

Now therefore why should we die? for this great fire will consume us: if we hear the voice of the LORD our God any more, then we shall die.

World English Bible

Now therefore why should we die? For this great fire will consume us: if we hear the voice of Yahweh our God any more, then we shall die.

Youngs Literal Translation

And, now, why do we die? for consume us doth this great fire -- if we add to hear the voice of Jehovah our God any more -- then we have died.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

גּדל גּדול 
Gadowl 
Usage: 528

אשׁ 
'esh 
Usage: 378

will consume
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

us if we hear
שׁמע 
Shama` 
Usage: 1158

the voice
קל קול 
Qowl 
Usage: 506

of the Lord

Usage: 0

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

יסף 
Yacaph 
Usage: 208

References

American

Fausets

Context Readings

Basic Stipulations

24 "You said, 'Behold, the LORD our God has shown us His glory and His greatness, and we have heard His voice from the midst of the fire; we have seen today that God speaks with man, yet he lives. 25 'Now then why should we die? For this great fire will consume us; if we hear the voice of the LORD our God any longer, then we will die. 26 'For who is there of all flesh who has heard the voice of the living God speaking from the midst of the fire, as we have, and lived?



Cross References

Deuteronomy 18:16

"This is according to all that you asked of the LORD your God in Horeb on the day of the assembly, saying, 'Let me not hear again the voice of the LORD my God, let me not see this great fire anymore, or I will die.'

Deuteronomy 33:2

He said, "The LORD came from Sinai, And dawned on them from Seir; He shone forth from Mount Paran, And He came from the midst of ten thousand holy ones; At His right hand there was flashing lightning for them.

2 Corinthians 3:7-9

But if the ministry of death, in letters engraved on stones, came with glory, so that the sons of Israel could not look intently at the face of Moses because of the glory of his face, fading as it was,

Galatians 3:10

For as many as are of the works of the Law are under a curse; for it is written, "CURSED IS EVERYONE WHO DOES NOT ABIDE BY ALL THINGS WRITTEN IN THE BOOK OF THE LAW, TO PERFORM THEM."

Galatians 3:21-22

Is the Law then contrary to the promises of God? May it never be! For if a law had been given which was able to impart life, then righteousness would indeed have been based on law.

Hebrews 12:29

for our God is a consuming fire.

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