(I was standing between Yahweh and you, at that time, to declare unto you the word of Yahweh, - for ye shrank with fear from the presence of the fire, and went not up in the mount) saying: -
Why, then, the law? Because of the transgressions, it was added, until such time as the seed should come, unto whom the promise had been made, and was given in charge through messengers, at the hand of a mediator;
And it came to pass on the third day, when the morning had come, that there were thunderings and lightnings, and a heavy cloud upon the mount, and the sound of a horn, loud exceedingly, - and all the people who were in the camp trembled.
And, all the people, were witnessing the voices and the torches, and the sound of the horn, and the mountain smoking, - so then the people were struck with awe and shrank back, and stood afar off.
And the men turned from thence, and went their way, towards Sodom, - but, Yahweh was yet standing before Abraham.
And Moses alone shall draw near unto Yahweh, but, they shall not draw near, and, the people, shall not come up with him.
thus did he take his stand between the dead and the living, - and the plague was restrained.
Go, thou, near, and hear, all that Yahweh our God shall say, - so shalt thou speak unto us, all that Yahweh our God shall speak unto thee and we will hear and do.
Then would he have bidden to destroy them, - had not Moses his chosen, stood in the breach before him, To turn back his wrath from destroying.
And, his illustrious one, shall spring, from himself, And his ruler, from his own midst, shall proceed, And I will bring him near and he shall approach unto me, - For who is there that hath pledged his own heart to approach unto me? Demandeth Yahweh:
And he shewed me, Joshua the high priest, standing before the messenger of Yahweh, - and, the Accuser, standing at his right hand, to accuse him.
For, not into a Holy place made by hand, entered Christ, - counterpart of the real Holy place ; but, into the heaven itself, now, to be plainly manifested before the face of God in our behalf; -
For ye have not approached - unto, a searching and scorching fire, and gloom, and mist, and tempest,
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