Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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

Smith

Context Readings

Basic Stipulations

24 "The LORD our God truly has displayed his glory and power, for we heard him from out of the fire today. We have witnessed how God spoke to human beings, yet they lived. 25 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. 26 For what mortal man has heard the voice of the living God speaking out of the fire like we did, and lived?



Cross References

Deuteronomy 18:16

because this is what you asked from the LORD your God at Horeb when you were assembled together: "Don't let us hear the voice of the LORD our God again, or even see this great fire otherwise, we will die.'

Deuteronomy 33:2

He said: "The LORD came from Sinai. Rising from Seir upon us, he shone forth from Mount Paran, accompanied by a myriad of his holy ones, with flaming fire from his right hand for them.

2 Corinthians 3:7-9

Now if the ministry of death that was inscribed in letters of stone came with such glory that the people of Israel could not gaze on Moses' face (because the glory was fading away from it),

Galatians 3:10

Certainly all who depend on the actions of the Law are under a curse. For it is written, "A curse on everyone who does not obey everything that is written in the Book of the Law!"

Galatians 3:21-22

So is the Law in conflict with the promises of God? Of course not! For if a law had been given that could give us life, then certainly righteousness would come through the Law.

Hebrews 12:29

For "our God is an all-consuming fire."

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