Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And they said unto Moses, Speak thou with us, and we will hear: but let not God speak with us, lest we die.

Bible References

Speak thou

Deuteronomy 18:16
This is according to all that you asked of the Lord your God in Horeb on the day of the assembly, saying, ‘Let me not hear again the voice of the Lord my God, let me not see this great fire anymore, or I will die.’
Acts 7:38
This is the one who was in the congregation in the wilderness together with the angel who was speaking to him on Mount Sinai, and who was with our fathers; and he received living oracles to pass on to you.

Let not

Exodus 33:20
But He said, “You cannot see My face, for no man can see Me and live!”
Genesis 32:30
So Jacob named the place Peniel, for he said, “I have seen God face to face, yet my life has been preserved.”

General references

Exodus 19:8
All the people answered together and said, “All that the Lord has spoken we will do!” And Moses brought back the words of the people to the Lord.
Deuteronomy 4:33
Has any people heard the voice of God speaking from the midst of the fire, as you have heard it, and survived?
Deuteronomy 5:4
The Lord spoke to you face to face at the mountain from the midst of the fire,