Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

He said, "You cannot see my face, for man may not 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.”

International Standard Version

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

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."

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 He said, "I will make all my goodness pass before you, and will proclaim the name of the LORD before you. I will be gracious to whom I will be gracious, and will show mercy on whom I will show mercy." 20 He said, "You cannot see my face, for man may not see me and live." 21 The LORD also said, "Behold, there is a place by me, and you shall stand on the rock.



Cross References

Isaiah 6:5

Then I said, "Woe is me. For I am undone, because I am a man of unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people of unclean lips: for my eyes have seen the King, the LORD of hosts."

Genesis 32:30

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

Exodus 24:10

They saw the God of Israel. Under his feet was like a paved work of sapphire stone, like the skies for clearness.

Deuteronomy 5:24

and you said, "Behold, the LORD our God has shown us his glory and his greatness, and we have heard his voice out of the midst of the fire: we have seen this day that God does speak with man, and he lives.

Judges 6:22

Gideon saw that he was the angel of the LORD; and Gideon said, "Alas, Lord GOD. Because I have seen the angel of the LORD face to face."

Judges 13:22

Manoah said to his wife, "We shall surely die, because we have seen God."

John 1:18

No one has seen God at any time. The only God, who is at the Father's side, has made him known.

1 Timothy 6:16

who alone has immortality, dwelling in unapproachable light; whom no man has seen, nor can see: to whom be honor and eternal power. Amen.

Hebrews 1:13

But which of the angels has he told at any time, "Sit at my right hand, until I make your enemies the footstool of your feet?"

Revelation 1:16-17

He had seven stars in his right hand. Out of his mouth proceeded a sharp two-edged sword. His face was like the sun shining at its brightest.

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