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Exodus 19:3-8 NRS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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3 Then Moses went up to God; the Lord called to him from the mountain, saying, "Thus you shall say to the house of Jacob, and tell the Israelites: 3 Then Moses went up to God, and the LORD called to him from the mountain and said, "This is what you are to say to the house of Jacob and what you are to tell the people of Israel:
4 You have seen what I did to the Egyptians, and how I bore you on eagles' wings and brought you to myself. 4 'You yourselves have seen what I did to Egypt, and how I carried you on eagles' wings and brought you to myself.
5 Now therefore, if you obey my voice and keep my covenant, you shall be my treasured possession out of all the peoples. Indeed, the whole earth is mine, 5 Now if you obey me fully and keep my covenant, then out of all nations you will be my treasured possession. Although the whole earth is mine,
6 but you shall be for me a priestly kingdom and a holy nation. These are the words that you shall speak to the Israelites." 6 you will be for me a kingdom of priests and a holy nation.' These are the words you are to speak to the Israelites."
7 So Moses came, summoned the elders of the people, and set before them all these words that the Lord had commanded him. 7 So Moses went back and summoned the elders of the people and set before them all the words the LORD had commanded him to speak.
8 The people all answered as one: "Everything that the Lord has spoken we will do." Moses reported the words of the people to the Lord. 8 The people all responded together, "We will do everything the LORD has said." So Moses brought their answer back to the LORD.