Parallel Verses

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

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And they said unto 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."

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 All the people perceived the thunder and the lightning flashes and the sound of the trumpet and the mountain smoking; and when the people saw it, they trembled and stood at a distance. 19 Then they said to Moses, "Speak to us yourself and we will listen; but let not God speak to us, or we will die." 20 Moses said to the people, "Do not be afraid; for God has come in order to test you, and in order that the fear of Him may remain with you, so that you may not sin."


Cross References

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.'

Galatians 3:19

Why the Law then? It was added because of transgressions, having been ordained through angels by the agency of a mediator, until the seed would come to whom the promise had been made.

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."

Exodus 33:20

But He said, "You cannot see My face, for no man can see Me and live!"

Deuteronomy 5:5

while I was standing between the LORD and you at that time, to declare to you the word of the LORD; for you were afraid because of the fire and did not go up the mountain. He said,

Deuteronomy 5:23-27

"And when you heard the voice from the midst of the darkness, while the mountain was burning with fire, you came near to me, all the heads of your tribes and your elders.

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.

Hebrews 12:19

and to the blast of a trumpet and the sound of words which sound was such that those who heard begged that no further word be spoken to them.

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