Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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."

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.

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 saw the voices and the flames, and the voice of the trumpet, and the mountain smoking: and the people feared, and they will shake, and they will stand from far off. 19 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. 20 And Moses will say to the people, Ye shall not fear; for for this cause God came to try you, that his fear shall be to your faces, so that ye shall not sin.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 18:16

According to all thou didst ask from Jehovah thy God in Horeb, in the day of the gathering, saying, I will not add to hear the voice of Jehovah my God, and this great fire I will no more see, and I shall not die.

Galatians 3:19

What then the law? It was added on account of transgressions, (till the seed come to whom it was promised;) appointed by angels in the hand of a mediator.

Genesis 32:30

And Jacob will call the name of the place, the face of God: for I saw God lace to face, and my soul shall be saved.

Exodus 33:20

And he will say, Thou shalt not be able to see my face: for none shall see my face, and live.

Deuteronomy 5:5

(I stood between Jehovah and between you in that time to announce to you the word of Jehovah: for ye were afraid on account of the fire and ye went not up into the mount,) saying,

Deuteronomy 5:23-27

And it will be as ye are hearing the voice from the midst of the darkness (and the mount burnt with fire), and. ye will come near to me all the heads of your tribes, and your old men;

Acts 7:38

This is he having been in the church in the desert with the messenger speaking to him in Mount Sina, and our fathers: who received the living oracles to give to us:

Hebrews 12:19

And to the sound of the trumpet, and the voice of words; which they, having heard, implored that the word be not put before them:

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