Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

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

New American Standard Bible

Then they said to Moses, “Speak to us yourself and we will listen; but let not God speak to us, or we will die.”

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

“You speak to us, and we will listen,” they said to Moses, “but don’t let God speak to us, or we will die.”

International Standard Version

They told Moses, "You speak to us and we will listen, but don't let God speak with us, or we may die.

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

Then they said to Moses, “You speak to us and we will listen, but do not let God speak to us or we will die.”

Bible in Basic English

And they said to Moses, To your words we will give ear, but let not the voice of God come to our ears, for fear death may come on us.

Darby Translation

and said to Moses, Speak thou with us, and we will hear; but let not God speak with us, lest we die.

Julia Smith Translation

And they will say to Moses, Speak thou with us and we will hear: and God shall not speak with us lest we shall die.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

And they said to Moses, "You speak with us, and we will listen, but let not God speak with us, lest we die."

Modern King James verseion

And they said to Moses, You speak with us, and we will hear. But let not God speak with us, lest we die.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And when the people saw it, they removed and stood afar off and said unto Moses, "Talk thou with us, and we will hear; but let not God talk with us, lest we die."

NET Bible

They said to Moses, "You speak to us and we will listen, but do not let God speak with us, lest we die."

New Heart English Bible

They said to Moses, "Speak with us yourself, and we will listen; but do not let God speak with us, lest we die."

Webster

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

World English Bible

They said to Moses, "Speak with us yourself, and we will listen; but don't let God speak with us, lest we die."

Youngs Literal Translation

and say unto Moses, 'Speak thou with us, and we hear, and let not God speak with us, lest we die.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
משׁה 
Mosheh 
Usage: 766

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

thou with us, and we will hear
שׁמע 
Shama` 
Usage: 1158

but let not God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Exodus 20:19

References

Images Exodus 20:19

Context Readings

The People's Reaction

18 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. 19 And they said unto Moses, Speak, thou, with us, and we will hear, - but let not God speak with us lest we die. 20 And Moses said unto the people - Do not fear, for to the end he may prove you, hath God come, - and to the end the reverence of him may be upon your faces that ye sin not.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 18:16

according to all which thou didst ask of Yahweh thy God, in Horeb, in the day of the convocation saying, - Let me no further hearken unto the voice of Yahweh my God, and this great fire, let me not see any more lest I die.

Galatians 3:19

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;

Genesis 32:30

So Jacob called the name of the place Peniel; For I saw God face to face; and my soul was delivered,

Exodus 33:20

But be said - Thou canst not see my face, For no son of earth can see me, and life

Deuteronomy 5:5

(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: -

Deuteronomy 5:23-27

And it came to pass, when ye heard the voice out of the midst of the darkness, the mountain also burning with fire, then drew ye near unto me, even all the heads of your tribes and your elders,

Acts 7:38

The same, is he that came to be in the assembly in the desert, with the messenger who was speaking with him in Mount Sinai, and with our fathers, he who welcomed living utterances, to give unto us:

Hebrews 12:19

And a trumpets peal, - and a sound of things spoken: - from which they who heard excused themselves, lest there should be added to them, a word;

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