According to all that thou desiredst of the LORD thy God in Horeb in the day of the assembly, saying, Let me not hear again the voice of the LORD my God, neither let me see this great fire any more, that I die not.
For this is what you yourselves requested of the LORD your God when you were assembled at Mount Sinai. You said, ‘Don’t let us hear the voice of the LORD our God anymore or see this blazing fire, for we will die.’
According to all that thou desiredst of the Lord thy God
This was promised them, in answer to their request at Horeb or
Mount Sinai, when the law was delivered to them in the terrible
manner it was: in the day of the assembly; in which the tribes
were gathered together to receive the law, when they were
assembled at the foot of the mount for that purpose:
saying, let me not hear again the voice of the Lord my
which was such a voice of words, attended with so much terror,
that they that heard entreated the word might not be spoken to
them any more, as the apostle says in ( Hebrews
12:19 ) ,
neither let me see this great fire any more, that I die
out of which the Lord spoke; the congregation of Israel is here
represented speaking as if a single person.