Read Exodus 20:19 Using Other Translations
And they said unto Moses, Speak thou with us, and we will hear: but let not God speak with us, lest we die.
and said to Moses, "You speak to us, and we will listen; but do not let God speak to us, lest we die."
And they said to Moses, “You speak to us, and we will listen. But don’t let God speak directly to us, or we will die!”