Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Moses alone, however, shall come near to the Lord, but they shall not come near, nor shall the people come up with him.”

King James Version

And Moses alone shall come near the LORD: but they shall not come nigh; neither shall the people go up with him.

Holman Bible

Moses alone is to approach the Lord, but the others are not to approach, and the people are not to go up with him.”

International Standard Version

Only Moses is to approach the LORD, but the others are not to approach; the people are not to come up with him."

A Conservative Version

And Moses alone shall come near to LORD, but they shall not come near, neither shall the people go up with him.

American Standard Version

and Moses alone shall come near unto Jehovah; but they shall not come near; neither shall the people go up with him.

Amplified

Moses alone shall approach the Lord, but the others shall not come near, nor shall the people come up with him.”

Bible in Basic English

And Moses only may come near to the Lord; but the others are not to come near, and the people may not come up with them.

Darby Translation

And let Moses alone come near Jehovah; but they shall not come near; neither shall the people go up with him.

Julia Smith Translation

And Moses alone drawing near to Jehovah: and they shall not draw near; and the people shall not go up with him.

King James 2000

And Moses alone shall come near the LORD: but they shall not come near; neither shall the people go up with him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Moses {alone} will come near to Yahweh, and they will not come near, and the people will not go up with him."

Modern King James verseion

And Moses alone shall come near Jehovah, but they shall not come near. Neither shall the people go up with him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Moses went himself alone unto the LORD, but they came not nigh, neither came the people up with him.

NET Bible

Moses alone may come near the Lord, but the others must not come near, nor may the people go up with him."

New Heart English Bible

Moses alone shall come near to the LORD, but they shall not come near, neither shall the people go up with him."

The Emphasized Bible

And Moses alone shall draw near unto Yahweh, but, they shall not draw near, and, the people, shall not come up with him.

Webster

And Moses alone shall come near the LORD: but they shall not come nigh; neither shall the people go up with him.

World English Bible

Moses alone shall come near to Yahweh, but they shall not come near, neither shall the people go up with him."

Youngs Literal Translation

and Moses hath drawn nigh by himself unto Jehovah; and they draw not nigh, and the people go not up with him.

Interlinear

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

נגשׁ 
Nagash 
Usage: 125

the Lord

Usage: 0

but they shall not come nigh
נגשׁ 
Nagash 
Usage: 125

עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

go up
עלה 
`alah 
Usage: 890

References

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Context Readings

The Covenant Ceremony

1 Then He said to Moses, “Come up to the Lord, you and Aaron, Nadab and Abihu and seventy of the elders of Israel, and you shall worship at a distance. 2 Moses alone, however, shall come near to the Lord, but they shall not come near, nor shall the people come up with him.” 3 Then Moses came and recounted to the people all the words of the Lord and all the ordinances; and all the people answered with one voice and said, “All the words which the Lord has spoken we will do!”


Cross References

Exodus 24:13

So Moses arose with Joshua his servant, and Moses went up to the mountain of God.

Exodus 24:15

Then Moses went up to the mountain, and the cloud covered the mountain.

Exodus 24:18

Moses entered the midst of the cloud as he went up to the mountain; and Moses was on the mountain forty days and forty nights.

Exodus 20:21

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

Numbers 16:5

and he spoke to Korah and all his company, saying, “Tomorrow morning the Lord will show who is His, and who is holy, and will bring him near to Himself; even the one whom He will choose, He will bring near to Himself.

Jeremiah 30:21

Their leader shall be one of them,
And their ruler shall come forth from their midst;
And I will bring him near and he shall approach Me;
For who would dare to risk his life to approach Me?’ declares the Lord.

Jeremiah 49:19

Behold, one will come up like a lion from the thickets of the Jordan against a perennially watered pasture; for in an instant I will make him run away from it, and whoever is chosen I shall appoint over it. For who is like Me, and who will summon Me into court? And who then is the shepherd who can stand against Me?”

Hebrews 9:24

For Christ did not enter a holy place made with hands, a mere copy of the true one, but into heaven itself, now to appear in the presence of God for us;

Hebrews 10:21-22

and since we have a great priest over the house of God,

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