Parallel Verses

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.

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

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.

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 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 neither ate bread, nor drank water. And He wrote upon the tablets the words of the covenant, the Ten Commandments. 29 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. 30 And Aaron and all the sons of Israel saw Moses, and behold, the skin of his face had become luminous. And they were afraid to come near him.



Cross References

Exodus 32:15

And Moses turned, and went down from the mountain, and the two tablets of the testimony were in his hand. The tablets were written on both their sides; on the one side and on the other.

Matthew 17:2

And He was transfigured before them. And His face shone as the sun, and His clothing was white as the light.

2 Corinthians 3:13

And we are not like Moses, who put a veil over his face so that the sons of Israel could not steadfastly look to the end of the thing being done away.

Exodus 16:15

And when the sons of Israel saw, they said each one to his brother, What is that? For they did not know what it was. And Moses said to them, This is the bread which Jehovah has given you to eat.

Joshua 2:4

And the woman took the two men and hid them. And she said, Two men came to me, but I did not know from where they came.

Joshua 8:14

And it happened, when the king of Ai saw, they hurried and rose up early. And the men of the city went out to do battle against Israel, he and all his people, at the time appointed, before the plain. But he did not know that there were some lying in ambush against him behind the city.

Judges 16:20

And she said, The Philistines are upon you, Samson! And he awoke out of his sleep and said, I will go out as at other times before, and shake myself. And he did not know that Jehovah had departed from him.

Mark 9:6

For he did not know what to say, for they were very much afraid.

Mark 14:40

And when He returned, He found them asleep again (for their eyes were heavy), neither did they know what to answer Him.

Luke 2:49

And He said to them, Why did you look for Me? Do you not know that I must be about My Father's business?

Luke 9:29

And as He prayed, the appearance of His countenance was altered, and His clothing was dazzling white.

John 5:13

And he did not know Him who had cured him, for Jesus had moved away, a crowd being in the place.

Acts 6:15

And looking intently at him. all those sitting in the sanhedrin saw his face as if it were the face of an angel.

Acts 12:9

And he went out and followed him. And he did not know that this happening through the angel was true, but thought he saw a vision.

Acts 23:5

Then Paul said, I did not know, brothers, that he was the high priest; for it is written, "You shall not speak evil of the ruler of your people."

2 Corinthians 3:7-9

But if the ministry of death, having been engraved in letters in stone was with glory (so that the sons of Israel could not steadfastly behold the face of Moses because of the glory of his face), which was being done away;

Revelation 1:16

And He had seven stars in His right hand, and out of His mouth went a sharp two-edged sword. And His face was like the sun shining in its strength.

Revelation 10:1

And I saw another mighty angel coming down out of the heaven, clothed with a cloud. And a rainbow was on his head, and his face was as the sun, and his feet like pillars of fire.

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