1890 Darby's Translation of the Holy Scriptures (DBY)
1 The people come to Sinai. 3 God's message by Moses unto the people out of the mount. 8 The people's answer returned again. 10 The people are prepared against the third day. 12 The mountain must not be touched. 16 The fearful presence of God upon the mount.
19:1 ¶ In the third month after the departure of the children of Israel out of the land of Egypt, the same day came they [into] the wilderness of Sinai:
19:2 they departed from Rephidim, and came [into] the wilderness of Sinai, and encamped in the wilderness; and Israel encamped there before the mountain.
19:4 Ye have seen what I have done to the Egyptians, and [how] I have borne you on eagles' wings and brought you to myself.
19:5 And now, if ye will hearken to my voice indeed and keep my covenant, then shall ye be my own possession out of all the peoplesfor all the earth is mine
19:6 and ye shall be to me a kingdom of priests, and a holy nation. These are the words which thou shalt speak to the children of Israel.
19:9 And Jehovah said to Moses, Lo, I will come to thee in the cloud's thick darkness, that the people may hear when I speak with thee, and believe thee also for ever. And Moses told the words of the people to Jehovah.
19:12 And set bounds round about the people, saying, Take heed to yourselves, [not] to go up unto the mountain nor touch the border of it: whatever toucheth the mountain shall certainly be put to death:
19:13 not a hand shall touch it, but it shall certainly be stoned, or shot through; whether it be a beast or a man, it shall not live. When the long drawn note of the trumpet soundeth, they shall come up to the mountain.
19:14 ¶ And Moses came down from the mountain to the people, and hallowed the people; and they washed their clothes.
19:15 And he said to the people, Be ready for the third day; do not come near [your] wives.
19:16 ¶ And it came to pass on the third day, when it was morning, that there were thunders and lightnings and a heavy cloud on the mountain, and the sound of the trumpet exceeding loud; and the whole people that was in the camp trembled.
19:17 And Moses brought the people out of the camp to meet with God; and they stood at the foot of the mountain.
19:19 And the sound of the trumpet increased and became exceeding loud; Moses spoke, and God answered him by a voice.
19:25 So Moses went down to the people, and told them.
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