Parallel Verses

NET Bible

The Lord said to Moses, "Go down and solemnly warn the people, lest they force their way through to the Lord to look, and many of them perish.

New American Standard Bible

Then the LORD spoke to Moses, "Go down, warn the people, so that they do not break through to the LORD to gaze, and many of them perish.

King James Version

And the LORD said unto Moses, Go down, charge the people, lest they break through unto the LORD to gaze, and many of them perish.

Holman Bible

The Lord directed Moses, “Go down and warn the people not to break through to see the Lord; otherwise many of them will die.

International Standard Version

The LORD told Moses, "Go down and warn the people so they don't break through to look at the LORD, and many of them perish.

A Conservative Version

And LORD said to Moses, Go down, command the people, lest they break through to LORD to gaze, and many of them perish.

American Standard Version

And Jehovah said unto Moses, Go down, charge the people, lest they break through unto Jehovah to gaze, and many of them perish.

Amplified

The Lord said to Moses, Go down and warn the people, lest they break through to the Lord to gaze and many of them perish.

Bible in Basic English

And the Lord said to Moses, Go down and give the people orders to keep back, for fear that a great number of them, forcing their way through to see the Lord, may come to destruction.

Darby Translation

And Jehovah said to Moses, Go down, testify to the people that they break not through to Jehovah to gaze, and many of them perish.

Julia Smith Translation

And Jehovah will say to Moses, Go down: protest to the people lest they shall break in to Jehovah to see, and a multitude fall from them.

King James 2000

And the LORD said unto Moses, Go down, charge the people, lest they break through unto the LORD to gaze, and many of them perish.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Yahweh said to Moses, "Go down, warn the people, lest they break through to Yahweh to see and many from them fall.

Modern King James verseion

And Jehovah said to Moses, Go down. Command the people, lest they break through to Jehovah to gaze, and many of them perish.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the LORD said unto Moses, "Go down and charge the people that they prease not up unto the LORD for to see him, and so many of them perish.

New Heart English Bible

The LORD said to Moses, "Go down, warn the people, lest they break through to the LORD to gaze, and many of them perish.

The Emphasized Bible

Then said Yahweh unto Moses, Go dawn adjure the people, - lest they press through unto Yahweh to see, and so there fall from among them a multitude.

Webster

And the LORD said to Moses, Go down, charge the people, lest they break through to the LORD to gaze, and many of them perish.

World English Bible

Yahweh said to Moses, "Go down, warn the people, lest they break through to Yahweh to gaze, and many of them perish.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Jehovah saith unto Moses, 'Go down, protest to the people, lest they break through unto Jehovah to see, and many of them have fallen;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the Lord

Usage: 0

משׁה 
Mosheh 
Usage: 766

Go down
ירד 
Yarad 
Usage: 378

עוּד 
`uwd 
Usage: 45

the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

unto the Lord

Usage: 0

to gaze
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

and many
רב 
Rab 
Usage: 458

Context Readings

Preparation For Receiving The Covenant

20 The Lord came down on Mount Sinai, on the top of the mountain, and the Lord summoned Moses to the top of the mountain, and Moses went up. 21 The Lord said to Moses, "Go down and solemnly warn the people, lest they force their way through to the Lord to look, and many of them perish. 22 Let the priests also, who approach the Lord, sanctify themselves, lest the Lord break through against them."


Cross References

1 Samuel 6:19

But the Lord struck down some of the people of Beth Shemesh because they had looked into the ark of the Lord; he struck down 50,070 of the men. The people grieved because the Lord had struck the people with a hard blow.

Exodus 3:5

God said, "Do not approach any closer! Take your sandals off your feet, for the place where you are standing is holy ground."

Exodus 3:3

So Moses thought, "I will turn aside to see this amazing sight. Why does the bush not burn up?"

Exodus 19:12-13

You must set boundaries for the people all around, saying, 'Take heed to yourselves not to go up on the mountain nor touch its edge. Whoever touches the mountain will surely be put to death!

Exodus 33:20

But he added, "You cannot see my face, for no one can see me and live."

Ecclesiastes 5:1

Be careful what you do when you go to the temple of God; draw near to listen rather than to offer a sacrifice like fools, for they do not realize that they are doing wrong.

Hebrews 12:28-29

So since we are receiving an unshakable kingdom, let us give thanks, and through this let us offer worship pleasing to God in devotion and awe.

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