Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Thou camest down also upon mount Sinai, and spakest with them from heaven, and gavest them right judgments, and true laws, good statutes and commandments:
and shall be ready, by the third day, - for on the third day, will Yahweh come down in the sight of all the people upon Mount Sinai.
And he said - Yahweh from Sinai, came near, - Yea he dawned, out of Seir, upon them, He shone forth out of Mount Paran, Yea he came out of holy myriads, - Out of his right hand proceeded fire to guide them.
Would that thou hadst rent the heavens, hadst come down,
GOD, from Teman, cometh in, and, the Holy One, from Mount Paran. Selah. His splendour, hath covered the heavens, and, his praise, hath filled the earth:
And God spake all these words saying: -
What day thou didst stand before Yahweh thy God, in Horeb, when Yahweh said unto me, Gather unto me the people, that I may let them hear my words, - which they must learn that they may revere me all the days which they are living upon the soil, their children also, must they teach.
Face to face, spake Yahweh with you in the mount out of the midst of the fire,
For ye have not approached - unto, a searching and scorching fire, and gloom, and mist, and tempest,
Or what great nation which hath righteous statutes and regulations, like all this law, which, I, am setting before you to-day?
Now, therefore, O Israel, what is, Yahweh thy God, asking of thee, - but to revere Yahweh thy God to walk in all his ways, and to love him, and to serve Yahweh thy God, with all thy heart, and with all thy soul:
The, law of Yahweh, is complete, Bringing back the soul, The, testimony of Yahweh, is confirmed, Making wise the simple;
For this cause, do I love thy commandments, More than gold, yea than fine gold!
Then gave I unto them my statutes, And my regulations, caused I them to know,- By the which the man that doeth them shall live.
So that, the law, indeed, is holy, and the commandment, holy, and righteous and good.
The sum of thy word, is truth, and, age-abiding, is every one of thy righteous regulations.
And may teach the sons of Israel, - all the statutes which Yahweh hath spoken unto them, by the mediation of Moses.
Out of the heavens, he let thee hear his voice to instruct thee, - and, upon the earth, he let thee see his great fire, and his own words, thou didst hear out of the midst of the fire.
And he was saying unto them - The Sabbath, for man, was made, and not, man, for, the Sabbath: