Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 thunderings, and the lightnings, and the noise of the trumpet, and the mountain smoking: and when the people saw it, they moved, and stood far off. 19 And they said unto Moses, Speak you with us, and we will hear: but let not God speak with us, lest we die. 20 And Moses said unto the people, Fear not: for God has come to prove you, and that his fear may be before your faces, that you sin not.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 18:16

According to all that you desired of the LORD your God in Horeb in the day of the assembly, saying, Let me not hear again the voice of the LORD my God, neither let me see this great fire any more, that I die not.

Galatians 3:19

Why then the law? It was added because of transgressions, till the descendant should come to whom the promise was made; and it was ordained by angels in the hand of a mediator.

Genesis 32:30

And Jacob called the name of the place Peniel: for I have seen God face to face, and my life is preserved.

Exodus 33:20

And he said, You can not see my face: for there shall no man see me, and live.

Deuteronomy 5:5

(I stood between the LORD and you at that time, to show you the word of the LORD: for you were afraid by reason of the fire, and went not up into the mount;) saying,

Deuteronomy 5:23-27

And it came to pass, when you heard the voice out of the midst of the darkness, (for the mountain did burn with fire,) that you came near unto me, even all the heads of your tribes, and your elders;

Acts 7:38

This is he, that was in the congregation in the wilderness with the angel who spoke to him in the mount Sinai, and with our fathers: who received the living oracles to give unto us:

Hebrews 12:19

And the sound of a trumpet, and the voice of words; which voice they that heard entreated that the word should not be spoken to them any more:

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