Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For they could not bear the command, “If even a beast touches the mountain, it will be stoned.”

King James Version

(For they could not endure that which was commanded, And if so much as a beast touch the mountain, it shall be stoned, or thrust through with a dart:

Holman Bible

for they could not bear what was commanded: And if even an animal touches the mountain, it must be stoned!

International Standard Version

For they could not endure the command that was given: "If even an animal touches the mountain, it must be stoned to death."

A Conservative Version

For they did not bear that which was commanded, if even a beast should touch the mountain, it shall be stoned.

American Standard Version

for they could not endure that which was enjoined, If even a beast touch the mountain, it shall be stoned;

Amplified

For they could not bear the command, “If even a wild animal touches the mountain, it will be stoned [to death].”

An Understandable Version

For those people could not stand [hearing] the command [Ex. 19:12f], "If even an animal touches the mountain, it must be stoned [to death]."

Anderson New Testament

for they could not endure that which was commanded, And if even a beast touch the mountain, it shall be stoned:

Bible in Basic English

For the order which said, If the mountain is touched even by a beast, the beast is to be stoned, seemed hard to them;

Common New Testament

For they could not endure the order that was given, "If even a beast touches the mountain, it shall be stoned."

Daniel Mace New Testament

nor could they endure that threat, "if so much as a beast touch the mountain, it shall be stoned."

Darby Translation

(for they were not able to bear what was enjoined: And if a beast should touch the mountain, it shall be stoned;

Godbey New Testament

for they could not endure that which was spoken, If a wild beast should touch the mountain, it shall be pierced through with a dart:

Goodspeed New Testament

for they could not bear the order, "Even a wild animal, if it touches the mountain, must be stoned to death,"

John Wesley New Testament

For they could not bear that which was commanded, If even a beast touch the mountain, let it be stoned.

Julia Smith Translation

(For they did not bear that being assigned, And if a beast should touch the mountain, it shall be stoned, or shall be pierced with a missile weapon:

King James 2000

(For they could not endure that which was commanded, And if so much as an animal touch the mountain, it shall be stoned, or thrust through with a spear:

Lexham Expanded Bible

For they could not endure what was commanded: "If even an animal touches the mountain, it must be stoned."

Modern King James verseion

for they could not endure the thing commanded, "And if so much as a beast should touch the mountain, it shall be stoned or thrust through with a dart,"

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For they were not able to abide that which was spoken. If a beast had touched the mountain, it must have been stoned, or thrust through with a dart:

Moffatt New Testament

(for they could not bear the command, If even a beast touches the mountain, it must be stoned) ??21 indeed, so awful was the sight that Moses said, I am terrified and aghast.

Montgomery New Testament

For they could not endure that which was enjoined, Even if a wild beast touches the mountain it shall be stoned to death;

NET Bible

For they could not bear what was commanded: "If even an animal touches the mountain, it must be stoned."

New Heart English Bible

for they could not stand that which was commanded, "If even an animal touches the mountain, it shall be stoned;"

Noyes New Testament

for they could not bear that which was commanded, "If even a beast touch the mountain, it shall be stoned;" and,

The Emphasized Bible

For they could not bear, that which was being enjoined, - and, should a beast be touching the mountain, it shall be stoned;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

for they could not bear the charge given, and "If but a beast touch the mountain he shall be stoned, or shot through with a dart:"

Twentieth Century New Testament

for they could not bear to think of the command-- 'If even an animal touches the mountain, it is to be stoned to death;'

Webster

(For they could not endure that which was commanded, And if so much as a beast touch the mountain, it shall be stoned, or thrust through with a dart:

Weymouth New Testament

For they could not endure the order which had been given, "Even a wild beast, if it touches the mountain, shall be stoned to death;"

Williams New Testament

for they did not try to bear the order, "Even if a wild animal touches the mountain, it must be stoned to death,"

World English Bible

for they could not stand that which was commanded, "If even an animal touches the mountain, it shall be stoned;"

Worrell New Testament

for they could not bear that which was being commanded: "And, if a beast touch the mountain, it shall be stoned";

Worsley New Testament

(for they could not bear the strict command, if so much as a beast touch the mountain, it shall be stoned, or shot through with a dart;

Youngs Literal Translation

for they were not bearing that which is commanded, 'And if a beast may touch the mountain, it shall be stoned, or with an arrow shot through,'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

φέρω 
Phero 
Usage: 45

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

φέρω 
Phero 
Usage: 45

διαστέλλομαι 
Diastellomai 
Usage: 8

And if so much as
κἄν 
Kan 
though, and if, if but, also if, at the least, and if so much as, yet
Usage: 6

a beast
θηρίον 
therion 
Usage: 46

θιγγάνω 
Thiggano 
Usage: 3

the mountain
ὄρος 
Oros 
Usage: 55

it shall be stoned
λιθοβολέω 
Lithoboleo 
Usage: 5

or
ἤ 
or, than, either, or else, nor, not tr,
Usage: 199

κατατοξεύω 
Katatoxeuo 
Usage: 1

Context Readings

A Kingdom That Cannot Be Shaken

19 and to the blast of a trumpet and the sound of words which sound was such that those who heard begged that no further word be spoken to them. 20 For they could not bear the command, “If even a beast touches the mountain, it will be stoned.” 21 And so terrible was the sight, that Moses said, “I am full of fear and trembling.”



Cross References

Exodus 19:12-13

You shall set bounds for the people all around, saying, ‘Beware that you do not go up on the mountain or touch the border of it; whoever touches the mountain shall surely be put to death.

Exodus 19:16

So it came about on the third day, when it was morning, that there were thunder and lightning flashes and a thick cloud upon the mountain and a very loud trumpet sound, so that all the people who were in the camp trembled.

Deuteronomy 33:2

He said,
The Lord came from Sinai,
And dawned on them from Seir;
He shone forth from Mount Paran,
And He came from the midst of ten thousand holy ones;
At His right hand there was flashing lightning for them.

Romans 3:19-20

Now we know that whatever the Law says, it speaks to those who are under the Law, so that every mouth may be closed and all the world may become accountable to God;

Galatians 2:19

For through the Law I died to the Law, so that I might live to God.

Galatians 3:10

For as many as are of the works of the Law are under a curse; for it is written, “Cursed is everyone who does not abide by all things written in the book of the law, to perform them.”

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