Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

But," he said, "You cannot see my face, because a man cannot see me and live."

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

But He answered, “You cannot see My face, for no one can see Me and live.”

A Conservative Version

And he said, Thou cannot see my face, for man shall not see me and live.

American Standard Version

And he said, Thou canst not see my face; for man shall not see me and live.

Amplified

But, He said, You can not see My face, for no man shall see Me and live.

Bible in Basic English

But it is not possible for you to see my face, for no man may see me and still go on living.

Darby Translation

And he said, Thou canst not see my face; for Man shall not see me, and live.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He further said, Thou canst not see my face; for no man shall see me and live.

Julia Smith Translation

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

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

But he said, "You are not able to see my face, because human will not see me and live."

Modern King James verseion

And He said, You cannot see My face. For there no man can see Me and live.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he said furthermore, "Thou mayest not see my face, for there shall no man see me and live."

NET Bible

But he added, "You cannot see my face, for no one can see me and live."

New Heart English Bible

He said, "You cannot see my face, for man may not see me and live."

The Emphasized Bible

But be said - Thou canst not see my face, For no son of earth can see me, and life

Webster

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

World English Bible

He said, "You cannot see my face, for man may not see me and live."

Youngs Literal Translation

He saith also, 'Thou art unable to see My face, for man doth not see Me, and live;'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יכול יכל 
Yakol 
Usage: 194

not see
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

my face
פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

see
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Exodus 33:20

Context Readings

Moses Sees God's Glory

19 God said, "I'll cause all my goodness to pass before you, and I'll proclaim the name "the LORD' before you. I'll be gracious to whom I'll be gracious, and I'll show compassion on whom I'll show compassion. 20 But," he said, "You cannot see my face, because a man cannot see me and live." 21 The LORD said, "Look, there is a place near me where you can stand on the rock;



Cross References

Isaiah 6:5

"How terrible it will be for me!" I cried, "because I am ruined! I'm a man with unclean lips, and I live among a people with unclean lips! And my eyes have seen the King, the LORD of the Heavenly Armies!"

Genesis 32:30

Jacob would later call that place Peniel, because "I saw God face to face, but my life was spared."

Exodus 24:10

and saw the God of Israel. Under his feet was something like a pavement made of sapphire, as clear as the sky.

Deuteronomy 5:24

"The LORD our God truly has displayed his glory and power, for we heard him from out of the fire today. We have witnessed how God spoke to human beings, yet they lived.

Judges 6:22

When Gideon realized that he had seen the angel of the LORD himself, he cried out, "Oh no! Lord GOD! I've been looking right at the angel of the LORD and face-to-face at that!"

Judges 13:22

Then Manoah told his wife, "We're going to die for sure, because we've seen God!"

John 1:18

No one has ever seen God. The unique God, who is close to the Father's side, has revealed him.

1 Timothy 6:16

He alone has endless life and lives in inaccessible light. No one has ever seen him, nor can anyone see him. Honor and eternal power belong to him! Amen.

Hebrews 1:13

But to which of the angels did he ever say, "Sit at my right hand until I make your enemies a footstool for your feet"?

Revelation 1:16-17

In his right hand he held seven stars, and out of his mouth came a sharp, two-edged sword. His face was like the sun when it shines with full force.

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