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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.

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 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.

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 the LORD forty days and forty nights, and neither ate bread nor drank water. And he wrote in the tables the words of the covenant: even ten verses. 29 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. 30 And when Aaron and all the children of Israel looked upon Moses and saw that the skin of his face shone with beams, they were afraid to come nigh him.



Cross References

Exodus 32:15

And Moses turned his back and went down from the hill, and the two tables of witness in his hand: which were written on both the leaves

Matthew 17:2

and was transfigured before them: and his face did shine as the sun, and his clothes were as white as the light.

2 Corinthians 3:13

and do not as Moses - which put a veil over his face, that the children of Israel should not see for what purpose that served, which is put away.

Exodus 16:15

When the children of Israel saw it, they said one to another, "What is this?" For they wist not what it was. And Moses said, "This is the bread which the LORD hath given you to eat.

Joshua 2:4

And the woman took the two men - and hid them. And said, "Indeed, there came men unto me but I knew not whence they were.

Joshua 8:14

And when the king of Ai saw that they hasted and rose up early, then the people of the city went out against Israel, to battle, both the king and all his people, at a time appointed, even before the plain, and wist not that there were lyers-await on the backside of the city.

Judges 16:20

And she said, "The Philistines be upon thee, Samson." And he awoke out of his sleep and thought to go out as at other times before and shake himself, and knew not that the LORD was departed from him.

Mark 9:6

And wist not what he said, for they were afraid.

Mark 14:40

And he returned and found them asleep again, for their eyes were heavy: neither could they wist what they might answer to him.

Luke 2:49

And he said unto them, "How is it that ye sought me? Wist ye not that I must go about my father's business?"

Luke 9:29

And as he prayed, the fashion of his countenance was changed, and his garment was white and shone.

John 5:13

And he that was healed, wist not who it was. For Jesus had gotten himself away, because that there was press of people in the place.

Acts 6:15

And all that sat in the council looked steadfastly on him, and saw his face as it had been the face of an angel.

Acts 12:9

And he came out, and followed him: and wist not that it was truth which was done by the angel; but thought he had seen a vision.

Acts 23:5

Then said Paul, "I wist not, brethren, that he was the high priest. For it is written, 'Thou shalt not curse the ruler of thy people.'"

2 Corinthians 3:7-9

If the ministration of death through the letters figured in stones was glorious, so that the children of Israel could not behold the face of Moses for the glory of countenance - which glory nevertheless is done away -

Revelation 1:16

And he had in his right hand seven stars. And out of his mouth went a sharp two edged sword. And his face shone even as the sun in his strength.

Revelation 10:1

And I saw another mighty angel come down from heaven, clothed with a cloud, and the rainbow upon his head. And his face as it were the sun, and his feet as it were pillars of fire;

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