Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

And it came to pass, when Moses came down from mount Sinai with the two tables of the testimony in Moses hand, when he came down from the mount, that Moses knew not that the skin of his face shone by reason of his speaking with him.

New American Standard Bible

It came about when Moses was coming down from Mount Sinai (and the two tablets of the testimony were in Moses’ hand as he was coming down from the mountain), that Moses did not know that the skin of his face shone because of his speaking with Him.

King James Version

And it came to pass, when Moses came down from mount Sinai with the two tables of testimony in Moses' hand, when he came down from the mount, that Moses wist not that the skin of his face shone while he talked with him.

Holman Bible

As Moses descended from Mount Sinai—with the two tablets of the testimony in his hands as he descended the mountain—he did not realize that the skin of his face shone as a result of his speaking with the Lord.

International Standard Version

When Moses came down from Mount Sinai, he had the two tablets in his hand, and he did not know that the skin of his face was ablaze with light because he had been speaking with God.

A Conservative Version

And it came to pass, when Moses came down from mount Sinai with the two tablets of the testimony in Moses' hand, when he came down from the mount, that Moses did not know that the skin of his face shone by reason of his speaking wi

Amplified

When Moses came down from Mount Sinai with the two tablets of the Testimony in his hand, he did not know that the skin of his face was shining [with a unique radiance] because he had been speaking with God.

Bible in Basic English

Now when Moses came down from Mount Sinai, with the two stones in his hand, he was not conscious that his face was shining because of his talk with God.

Darby Translation

And it came to pass, when Moses came down from mount Sinai and the two tables of testimony were in Moses' hand, when he came down from the mountain that Moses knew not that the skin of his face shone through his talking with him.

Julia Smith Translation

And it shall be in Moses' coming down from the mount Sinai (and the two tables of testimony in. Moses' hand in his coming down from the mount) and Moses knew not that the skin of his face shone in his speaking with him.

King James 2000

And it came to pass, when Moses came down from mount Sinai with the two tables of testimony in Moses' hand, when he came down from the mount, that Moses knew not that the skin of his face shone while he talked with him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{And} when Moses came down from Mount Sinai, the two tablets of the testimony [were] in the hand of Moses at his coming down from the mountain; and Moses did not know that the skin of his face shone because of his speaking with him.

Modern King James verseion

And it happened as Moses was going down from the mountain of Sinai, the two tablets of the testimony being in Moses' hand as he went down from the mountain, Moses did not know that the skin of his face had become luminous through His speaking with him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Moses came down from mount Sinai, and the two tables of witness in his hand, and yet he wist not that the skin of his face shone with beams of his communing with him.

NET Bible

Now when Moses came down from Mount Sinai with the two tablets of the testimony in his hand -- when he came down from the mountain, Moses did not know that the skin of his face shone while he talked with him.

New Heart English Bible

It happened, when Moses came down from Mount Sinai with the two tablets of the testimony in Moses' hand, when he came down from the mountain, that Moses did not know that the skin of his face shone by reason of his speaking with him.

The Emphasized Bible

And it came to pass, when Moses came down out of Mount Sinai, with the two tables of testimony in the hand of Moses, when he came down out of the mount, that, Moses, knew not that the skin of his face shone, through his having spoken with him.

Webster

And it came to pass when Moses came down from mount Sinai (with the two tables of testimony in Moses's hand, when he came down from the mount) that Moses knew not that the skin of his face shone, while he talked with him.

World English Bible

It happened, when Moses came down from Mount Sinai with the two tablets of the testimony in Moses' hand, when he came down from the mountain, that Moses didn't know that the skin of his face shone by reason of his speaking with him.

Youngs Literal Translation

And it cometh to pass, when Moses is coming down from mount Sinai (and the two tables of the testimony are in the hand of Moses in his coming down from the mount), that Moses hath not known that the skin of his face hath shone in His speaking with him,

Interlinear

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

ירד 
Yarad 
Usage: 378

הר 
Har 
Usage: 544

סיני 
Ciynay 
Usage: 35

with the two
שׁתּים שׁנים 
Sh@nayim 
Usage: 767

לח לוּח 
Luwach 
Usage: 43

עדוּת 
`eduwth 
Usage: 59

in Moses'
משׁה 
Mosheh 
Usage: 766

יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

ירד 
Yarad 
Usage: 378

from the mount
הר 
Har 
Usage: 544

משׁה 
Mosheh 
Usage: 766

not that the skin
עור 
`owr 
Usage: 99

of his face
פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

קרן 
Qaran 
Usage: 4

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

Context Readings

Moses' Radiant Face

28 And he was there with Jehovah forty days and forty nights; he did neither eat bread, nor drink water. And he wrote upon the tables the words of the covenant, the ten commandments. 29 And it came to pass, when Moses came down from mount Sinai with the two tables of the testimony in Moses hand, when he came down from the mount, that Moses knew not that the skin of his face shone by reason of his speaking with him. 30 And when Aaron and all the children of Israel saw Moses, behold, the skin of his face shone; and they were afraid to come nigh him.



Cross References

Exodus 32:15

And Moses turned, and went down from the mount, with the two tables of the testimony in his hand; tables that were written on both their sides; on the one side and on the other were they written.

Matthew 17:2

and he was transfigured before them; and his face did shine as the sun, and his garments became white as the light.

2 Corinthians 3:13

and are not as Moses, who put a veil upon his face, that the children of Israel should not look stedfastly on the end of that which was passing away:

Exodus 16:15

And when the children of Israel saw it, they said one to another, What is it? For they knew not what it was. And Moses said unto them, It is the bread which Jehovah hath given you to eat.

Joshua 2:4

And the woman took the two men, and hid them; and she said, Yea, the men came unto me, but I knew not whence they were:

Joshua 8:14

And it came to pass, when the king of Ai saw it, that they hasted and rose up early, and the men of the city went out against Israel to battle, he and all his people, at the time appointed, before the Arabah; but he knew not that there was an ambush against him behind the city.

Judges 16:20

And she said, The Philistines are upon thee, Samson. And he awoke out of his sleep, and said, I will go out as at other times, and shake myself free. But he knew not that Jehovah was departed from him.

Mark 9:6

For he knew not what to answer; for they became sore afraid.

Mark 14:40

And again he came, and found them sleeping, for their eyes were very heavy; and they knew not what to answer him.

Luke 2:49

And he said unto them, How is it that ye sought me? knew ye not that I must be in my Father's house?

Luke 9:29

And as he was praying, the fashion of his countenance was altered, and his raiment became white and dazzling.

John 5:13

But he that was healed knew not who it was; for Jesus had conveyed himself away, a multitude being in the place.

Acts 6:15

And all that sat in the council, fastening their eyes on him, saw his face as it had been the face of an angel.

Acts 12:9

And he went out, and followed; and he knew not that it was true which was done by the angel, but thought he saw a vision.

Acts 23:5

And Paul said, I knew not, brethren, that he was high priest: for it is written, Thou shalt not speak evil of a ruler of thy people.

2 Corinthians 3:7-9

But if the ministration of death, written, and engraven on stones, came with glory, so that the children of Israel could not look stedfastly upon the face of Moses for the glory of his face; which glory was passing away:

Revelation 1:16

And he had in his right hand seven stars: and out of his mouth proceeded a sharp two-edged sword: and his countenance was as the sun shineth in his strength.

Revelation 10:1

And I saw another strong angel coming down out of heaven, arrayed with a cloud; and the rainbow was upon his head, and his face was as the sun, and his feet as pillars of fire;

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