Parallel Verses

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?

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.

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.

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

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Context Readings

Basic Stipulations

24 you said, 'Look, Yahweh our God has shown us his glory and his greatness, and we have heard his voice from the midst of the fire; this day we have seen that God can speak with a human being, {yet he remains alive}. 25 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? 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 heard it] {and remained alive}?



Cross References

Deuteronomy 18:16

[This is] {according to all that you asked} from Yahweh your God at Horeb, on the day of the assembly, {saying}, '{I do not want again to hear} the voice of Yahweh my God, [and] I do not want to see again this great fire, so that I may not die!'

Deuteronomy 33:2

Then he said, "Yahweh came from Sinai, and he dawned upon them from Seir; he shone forth from Mount Paran, and he came with myriads of holy ones, at his right hand a fiery law for them.

2 Corinthians 3:7-9

But if the ministry of death in letters carved on stone came with glory, so that the sons of Israel were not able to look intently into the face of Moses because of the glory of his face, which was transitory,

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 [the things] that are written in the book of the law to do them."

Galatians 3:21-22

Therefore [is] the law opposed to the promises of God? May it never be! For if a law had been given that was able to give life, certainly righteousness would have been from the law.

Hebrews 12:29

For indeed our God [is] a consuming fire.

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