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16 And it came to pass on the third day, when it was morning, that there were thunders and lightnings, and a thick cloud upon the mount, and the voice of a trumpet exceeding loud; and all the people that were in the camp trembled. 17 And Moses brought forth the people out of the camp to meet God; and they stood at the nether part of the mount. 18 And mount Sinai, the whole of it, smoked, because Jehovah descended upon it in fire; and the smoke thereof ascended as the smoke of a furnace, and the whole mount quaked greatly. 19 And when the voice of the trumpet waxed louder and louder, Moses spake, and God answered him by a voice.

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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 upon 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 whole 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.

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Footnotes

  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