18 1All the people perceived the thunder and the lightning flashes and the sound of the trumpet and the mountain smoking; and when the people saw it, they trembled and stood at a distance.
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19 2Then they said to Moses, "Speak to us yourself and we will listen; but let not God speak to us, or we will die."
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20 Moses said to the people, "3Do not be afraid; for God has come in order 4to test you, and in order that 5the fear of Him may remain * with you, so that you may not sin."
21 So the people stood at a distance, while Moses approached 6the thick cloud where * God was.
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