Thematic Bible

Exodus 19:1 (show verse)

The third month after the children of Israel were gone out of Egypt: the same day they came into the wilderness of Sinai.

Exodus 19:2 (show verse)

For they were departed from Rephidim, and were come to the desert of Sinai and had pitched their tents in the wilderness. And there Israel pitched, before the mount.

Exodus 19:3 (show verse)

And Moses went up unto God. And the LORD called to him out of the mountain saying, "Thus say unto the house of Jacob, and tell the children of Israel,

Exodus 19:4 (show verse)

'Ye have seen what I did unto the Egyptians and how I took you up upon Eagles' wings, and have brought you unto myself.

Exodus 19:5 (show verse)

Now therefore if ye will hear my voice and keep mine covenant: ye shall be mine own above all nations, for all the earth is mine.

Exodus 19:6 (show verse)

Ye shall be unto me a kingdom of priests and a holy people.' These are the words which thou shalt say unto the children of Israel."

Exodus 19:7 (show verse)

And Moses came and called for the elders of Israel, and laid before them all these words which the LORD had commanded him.

Exodus 19:8 (show verse)

And the people answered all together and said, "All that the LORD hath said, we will do." And Moses brought the words of the people unto the LORD.

Exodus 19:9 (show verse)

And the LORD said unto Moses, "Lo, I will come unto thee in a thick cloud, that the people may hear when I talk with thee, and also believe thee forever." And Moses showed the words of the people unto the LORD.

Exodus 19:10 (show verse)

And the LORD said unto Moses, "Go unto the people and sanctify them today and tomorrow, and let them wash their clothes:

Exodus 19:11 (show verse)

that they may be ready against the third day. For the third day the LORD will come down in the sight of all the people upon mount Sinai.

Exodus 19:12 (show verse)

And set marks round about the people and say, 'Beware that ye go not up into the mount, and that ye touch not the borders of it, for whosoever toucheth the mount, shall surely die.

Exodus 19:13 (show verse)

There shall not a hand touch it, but that he shall either be stoned or else shot through: whether it be beast or man, it shall not live.' When the horn bloweth, then let them come up in to the mountain."

Exodus 19:14 (show verse)

And Moses went down from the mount unto the people and sanctified them, and they washed their clothes.

Exodus 19:15 (show verse)

And he said unto the people, "Be ready against the third day, and see that ye come not at your wives."

Exodus 19:16 (show verse)

And the third day in the morning there was thunder, and lightning and a thick cloud upon the mount, and the voice of the horn waxed exceeding loud, and all the people that was in the host was afraid.

Exodus 19:17 (show verse)

And Moses brought the people out of the tents to meet with God, and they stood under the hill.

Exodus 19:18 (show verse)

And mount Sinai was altogether on a smoke: because the LORD descended down upon it in fire. And the smoke thereof ascended up, as it had been the smoke of a kiln, and all the mount was exceeding fearful.

Exodus 19:19 (show verse)

And the voice of the horn blew and waxed louder, and louder. Moses spake, and God answered him and that with a voice.

Exodus 19:20 (show verse)

And the LORD came down upon mount Sinai, even in the top of the hill, and called Moses up into the top of the hill. And Moses went up.

Exodus 19:21 (show verse)

And the LORD said unto Moses, "Go down and charge the people that they prease not up unto the LORD for to see him, and so many of them perish.

Exodus 19:22 (show verse)

And let the priests also, which come to the LORD's presence, sanctify themselves: lest the LORD smite them."

Exodus 19:23 (show verse)

Then Moses said unto the LORD, "The people cannot come up in to mount Sinai, for thou chargedest us saying, 'Set marks about the hill and sanctify it.'"

Exodus 19:24 (show verse)

And the LORD said unto him, "Away, and get thee down: and come up both thou and Aaron with thee. But let not the priests and the people presume for to come up unto the LORD: lest he smite them."

Exodus 19:25 (show verse)

And Moses went down unto the people and told them.