Hebrews 12:21

21 The sight was so terrifying that Moses said, “I am trembling with fear.”[a]

Hebrews 12:21 in Other Translations

21 And so terrible was the sight, that Moses said, I exceedingly fear and quake:)
21 Indeed, so terrifying was the sight that Moses said, "I tremble with fear."
21 Moses himself was so frightened at the sight that he said, “I am terrified and trembling.”
21 Even Moses was terrified.
21 And the appearance was so terrifying that Moses said, I am terrified and trembling. )

Hebrews 12:21 In-Context

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 because they could not bear what was commanded: “If even an animal touches the mountain, it must be stoned to death.”
21 The sight was so terrifying that Moses said, “I am trembling with fear.”
22 But you have come to Mount Zion, to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem. You have come to thousands upon thousands of angels in joyful assembly,
23 to the church of the firstborn, whose names are written in heaven. You have come to God, the Judge of all, to the spirits of the righteous made perfect,

Cross References 1

  • 1. Deuteronomy 9:19

Footnotes 1

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