16 (A)So it came about on the third day, when it was morning, that there were [a]thunder and lightning flashes and a thick cloud over the mountain and a very loud trumpet sound, so that all the people who were in the camp trembled. 17 And Moses brought the people out of the camp to meet God, and they stood at the [b]foot of the mountain.

The Lord Visits Sinai

18 (B)Now Mount Sinai was all in smoke because the Lord descended upon it (C)in fire; and its smoke ascended like (D)the smoke of a furnace, and (E)the entire mountain [c]quaked violently. 19 When the sound of the trumpet grew louder and louder, Moses spoke, and (F)God answered him with [d]thunder. 20 Then (G)the Lord came down on Mount Sinai, to the top of the mountain; and the Lord called Moses to the top of the mountain, and Moses went up.

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  1. Exodus 19:16 Lit sounds
  2. Exodus 19:17 Lit lower part
  3. Exodus 19:18 Or trembled
  4. Exodus 19:19 Or a voice; lit a sound

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