Exodus 19:6

6 you[a] will be for me a kingdom of priests and a holy nation.’ These are the words you are to speak to the Israelites.”

Exodus 19:6 in Other Translations

KJV
6 And ye shall be unto me a kingdom of priests, and an holy nation. These are the words which thou shalt speak unto the children of Israel.
ESV
6 and you shall be to me a kingdom of priests and a holy nation. These are the words that you shall speak to the people of Israel."
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.”
MSG
6 but you're special: a kingdom of priests, a holy nation.' "This is what I want you to tell the People of Israel."
CSB
6 and you will be My kingdom of priests and My holy nation. These are the words that you are to say to the Israelites."

Exodus 19:6 In-Context

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 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 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 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 responded together, “We will do everything the LORD has said.” So Moses brought their answer back to the LORD.

Cross References 2

  • 1. Isaiah 61:6; Isaiah 66:21; S 1 Peter 2:5
  • 2. Genesis 18:19; Leviticus 11:44-45; Deuteronomy 4:37; Deuteronomy 7:6; Deuteronomy 26:19; Deuteronomy 28:9; Deuteronomy 29:13; Deuteronomy 33:3; Isaiah 4:3; Isaiah 62:12; Jeremiah 2:3; Amos 3:2

Footnotes 1

  • [a]. Or "possession, for the whole earth is mine. " 6"You"
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