Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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

Smith

Context Readings

Basic Stipulations

24 And ye said, Behold, the LORD our God hath shewed us his glory and his greatness, and we have heard his voice out of the midst of the fire: we have seen this day that God doth talk with man, and he liveth. 25 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. 26 For who is there of all flesh, that hath heard the voice of the living God speaking out of the midst of the fire, as we have, and lived?



Cross References

Deuteronomy 18:16

According to all that thou desiredst of the LORD thy God in Horeb in the day of the assembly, saying, Let me not hear again the voice of the LORD my God, neither let me see this great fire any more, that I die not.

Deuteronomy 33:2

And he said, The LORD came from Sinai, and rose up from Seir unto them; he shined forth from mount Paran, and he came with ten thousands of saints: from his right hand went a fiery law for them.

2 Corinthians 3:7-9

But if the ministration of death, written and engraven in stones, was glorious, so that the children of Israel could not stedfastly behold the face of Moses for the glory of his countenance; which glory was to be done away:

Galatians 3:10

For as many as are of the works of the law are under the curse: for it is written, Cursed is every one that continueth not in all things which are written in the book of the law to do them.

Galatians 3:21-22

Is the law then against the promises of God? God forbid: for if there had been a law given which could have given life, verily righteousness should have been by the law.

Hebrews 12:29

For our God is a consuming fire.

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