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

 
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3 And Moses went up to God, and the LORD called to him out of the mountain, saying, "Thus you shall say to the house of Jacob, and tell the people of Israel: 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 will obey my voice and keep my covenant, you shall be my own possession among all peoples; for all the 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 and you shall be to me a kingdom of priests and a holy nation. These are the words which you shall speak to the children of Israel." 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 and called the elders of the people, and set before them all these words which 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 And all the people answered together and said, "All that the LORD has spoken we will do." And 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.