Parallel Bible results for Exodus 19

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Exodus 19

NLT 1 Exactly two months after the Israelites left Egypt, they arrived in the wilderness of Sinai. NIV 1 In the third month after the Israelites left Egypt--on the very day--they came to the Desert of Sinai. NLT 2 After breaking camp at Rephidim, they came to the wilderness of Sinai and set up camp there at the base of Mount Sinai. NIV 2 After they set out from Rephidim, they entered the Desert of Sinai, and Israel camped there in the desert in front of the mountain. NLT 3 Then Moses climbed the mountain to appear before God. The called to him from the mountain and said, “Give these instructions to the family of Jacob; announce it to the descendants of Israel: NIV 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: NLT 4 ‘You have seen what I did to the Egyptians. You know how I carried you on eagles’ wings and brought you to myself. NIV 4 'You yourselves have seen what I did to Egypt, and how I carried you on eagles' wings and brought you to myself. NLT 5 Now if you will obey me and keep my covenant, you will be my own special treasure from among all the peoples on earth; for all the earth belongs to me. NIV 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, NLT 6 And you will be my kingdom of priests, my holy nation.’ This is the message you must give to the people of Israel.” NIV 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." NLT 7 So Moses returned from the mountain and called together the elders of the people and told them everything the had commanded him. NIV 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. NLT 8 And all the people responded together, “We will do everything the has commanded.” So Moses brought the people’s answer back to the . NIV 8 The people all responded together, "We will do everything the LORD has said." So Moses brought their answer back to the LORD. NLT 9 Then the said to Moses, “I will come to you in a thick cloud, Moses, so the people themselves can hear me when I speak with you. Then they will always trust you.” Moses told the what the people had said. NIV 9 The LORD said to Moses, "I am going to come to you in a dense cloud, so that the people will hear me speaking with you and will always put their trust in you." Then Moses told the LORD what the people had said. NLT 10 Then the told Moses, “Go down and prepare the people for my arrival. Consecrate them today and tomorrow, and have them wash their clothing. NIV 10 And the LORD said to Moses, "Go to the people and consecrate them today and tomorrow. Have them wash their clothes NLT 11 Be sure they are ready on the third day, for on that day the will come down on Mount Sinai as all the people watch. NIV 11 and be ready by the third day, because on that day the LORD will come down on Mount Sinai in the sight of all the people. NLT 12 Mark off a boundary all around the mountain. Warn the people, ‘Be careful! Do not go up on the mountain or even touch its boundaries. Anyone who touches the mountain will certainly be put to death. NIV 12 Put limits for the people around the mountain and tell them, 'Be careful that you do not go up the mountain or touch the foot of it. Whoever touches the mountain shall surely be put to death. NLT 13 No hand may touch the person or animal that crosses the boundary; instead, stone them or shoot them with arrows. They must be put to death.’ However, when the ram’s horn sounds a long blast, then the people may go up on the mountain. ” NIV 13 He shall surely be stoned or shot with arrows; not a hand is to be laid on him. Whether man or animal, he shall not be permitted to live.' Only when the ram's horn sounds a long blast may they go up to the mountain." NLT 14 So Moses went down to the people. He consecrated them for worship, and they washed their clothes. NIV 14 After Moses had gone down the mountain to the people, he consecrated them, and they washed their clothes. NLT 15 He told them, “Get ready for the third day, and until then abstain from having sexual intercourse.” NIV 15 Then he said to the people, "Prepare yourselves for the third day. Abstain from sexual relations." NLT 16 On the morning of the third day, thunder roared and lightning flashed, and a dense cloud came down on the mountain. There was a long, loud blast from a ram’s horn, and all the people trembled. NIV 16 On the morning of the third day there was thunder and lightning, with a thick cloud over the mountain, and a very loud trumpet blast. Everyone in the camp trembled. NLT 17 Moses led them out from the camp to meet with God, and they stood at the foot of the mountain. NIV 17 Then Moses led the people out of the camp to meet with God, and they stood at the foot of the mountain. NLT 18 All of Mount Sinai was covered with smoke because the had descended on it in the form of fire. The smoke billowed into the sky like smoke from a brick kiln, and the whole mountain shook violently. NIV 18 Mount Sinai was covered with smoke, because the LORD descended on it in fire. The smoke billowed up from it like smoke from a furnace, the whole mountain trembled violently, NLT 19 As the blast of the ram’s horn grew louder and louder, Moses spoke, and God thundered his reply. NIV 19 and the sound of the trumpet grew louder and louder. Then Moses spoke and the voice of God answered him. NLT 20 The came down on the top of Mount Sinai and called Moses to the top of the mountain. So Moses climbed the mountain. NIV 20 The LORD descended to the top of Mount Sinai and called Moses to the top of the mountain. So Moses went up NLT 21 Then the told Moses, “Go back down and warn the people not to break through the boundaries to see the , or they will die. NIV 21 and the LORD said to him, "Go down and warn the people so they do not force their way through to see the LORD and many of them perish. NLT 22 Even the priests who regularly come near to the must purify themselves so that the does not break out and destroy them.” NIV 22 Even the priests, who approach the LORD, must consecrate themselves, or the LORD will break out against them." NLT 23 “But ,” Moses protested, “the people cannot come up to Mount Sinai. You already warned us. You told me, ‘Mark off a boundary all around the mountain to set it apart as holy.’” NIV 23 Moses said to the LORD, "The people cannot come up Mount Sinai, because you yourself warned us, 'Put limits around the mountain and set it apart as holy.' " NLT 24 But the said, “Go down and bring Aaron back up with you. In the meantime, do not let the priests or the people break through to approach the , or he will break out and destroy them.” NIV 24 The LORD replied, "Go down and bring Aaron up with you. But the priests and the people must not force their way through to come up to the LORD, or he will break out against them." NLT 25 So Moses went down to the people and told them what the had said. NIV 25 So Moses went down to the people and told them.