Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

And the people stood at a distance, and Moses approached the very thick cloud where God was.

New American Standard Bible

So the people stood at a distance, while Moses approached the thick cloud where God was.

King James Version

And the people stood afar off, and Moses drew near unto the thick darkness where God was.

Holman Bible

And the people remained standing at a distance as Moses approached the thick darkness where God was.

International Standard Version

Then the people stood at a distance, and Moses approached the thick cloud where God was.

A Conservative Version

And the people stood afar off, and Moses drew near to the thick darkness where God was.

American Standard Version

And the people stood afar off, and Moses drew near unto the thick darkness where God was.

Amplified

So the people stood at a [safe] distance, but Moses approached the thick cloud where God was.

Bible in Basic English

And the people kept their places far off, but Moses went near to the dark cloud where God was.

Darby Translation

And the people stood afar off, and Moses drew near to the obscurity where God was.

Julia Smith Translation

And the people will stand from far off, and Moses will draw near to the darkness where God is there.

King James 2000

And the people stood far off, and Moses drew near unto the thick darkness where God was.

Modern King James verseion

And the people stood afar off, and Moses drew near to the thick darkness where God was.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the people stood afar off, and Moses went into the thick cloud where God was.

NET Bible

The people kept their distance, but Moses drew near the thick darkness where God was.

New Heart English Bible

The people stayed at a distance, and Moses drew near to the thick darkness where God was.

The Emphasized Bible

So then the people stood afar off, and, Moses, approached unto the thick gloom, where God was.

Webster

And the people stood afar off, and Moses drew near to the thick darkness where God was.

World English Bible

The people stayed at a distance, and Moses drew near to the thick darkness where God was.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the people stand afar off, and Moses hath drawn nigh unto the thick darkness where God is.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

רחק רחוק 
Rachowq 
Usage: 85

and Moses
משׁה 
Mosheh 
Usage: 766

נגשׁ 
Nagash 
Usage: 125

ערפל 
`araphel 
Usage: 16

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

References

Context Readings

The People's Reaction

20 And Moses said to the people, "Do not be afraid. God has come to test you so that his fear will be before you so that you do not sin." 21 And the people stood at a distance, and Moses approached the very thick cloud where God was. 22 And Yahweh said to Moses, "Thus you will say to the {Israelites}, 'You yourselves have seen that I have spoken to you from the heavens.


Cross References

1 Kings 8:12

Then Solomon said, "Yahweh has said that [he] would dwell in the very thick cloud.

Psalm 18:9

So he bowed [the] heavens and came down with a thick cloud under his feet.

Psalm 97:2

Cloud and thick darkness [are] surrounding him; righteousness and justice [are] the foundation of his throne.

Exodus 19:16-17

{And} on the third day, when it was morning, there was thunder and lightning, and a heavy cloud over the mountain and a very loud ram's horn sound, and all the people who [were] in the camp trembled.

Deuteronomy 5:5

I was standing {between Yahweh and you} at that time to report to you the word of Yahweh, for you were afraid because of {the presence of} the fire, and [so] you [did] not go up the mountain. {He said},

Deuteronomy 5:22

"These words Yahweh spoke to your whole assembly at the mountain from the midst of the fire and the very thick cloud [with] a loud voice, and {he did not add anything}, and [then] he wrote them on two tablets of stone and gave them to me.

2 Chronicles 6:1

Then Solomon said, "Yahweh has decided to dwell in the deep gloom.

Psalm 18:12

From the brightness before him his clouds passed over [with] hail and coals of fire.

Psalm 104:2

[you] who cover [yourself] with light as [with] a garment, who stretch out [the] heavens like a tent curtain,

1 Timothy 6:16

the [one who] alone possesses immortality, who lives [in] unapproachable light, whom no human being has seen nor is able to see, to whom [be] honor and eternal power. Amen.

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