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Hebrews 12:18-24 NRSA/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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18 You have not come to something that can be touched, a blazing fire, and darkness, and gloom, and a tempest, 18 You have not come to a mountain that can be touched and that is burning with fire; to darkness, gloom and storm;
19 and the sound of a trumpet, and a voice whose words made the hearers beg that not another word be spoken to them. 19 to a trumpet blast or to such a voice speaking words that those who heard it begged that no further word be spoken to them,
20 (For they could not endure the order that was given, "If even an animal touches the mountain, it shall be stoned to death." 20 because they could not bear what was commanded: "If even an animal touches the mountain, it must be stoned."
21 Indeed, so terrifying was the sight that Moses said, "I tremble with fear.") 21 The sight was so terrifying that Moses said, "I am trembling with fear."
22 But you have come to Mount Zion and to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to innumerable angels in festal gathering, 22 But you have come to Mount Zion, to the heavenly Jerusalem, the city of the living God. You have come to thousands upon thousands of angels in joyful assembly,
23 and to the assembly of the firstborn who are enrolled in heaven, and to God the judge of all, and to the spirits of the righteous made perfect, 23 to the church of the firstborn, whose names are written in heaven. You have come to God, the judge of all men, to the spirits of righteous men made perfect,
24 and to Jesus, the mediator of a new covenant, and to the sprinkled blood that speaks a better word than the blood of Abel. 24 to Jesus the mediator of a new covenant, and to the sprinkled blood that speaks a better word than the blood of Abel.