Revised Standard Version
19 and said to Moses, “You speak to us, and we will hear; but let not God speak to us, lest we die.” 20 And Moses said to the people, “Do not fear; for God has come to prove you, and that the fear of him may be before your eyes, that you may not sin.”
The Law concerning the Altar
21 And the people stood afar off, while Moses drew near to the thick darkness where God was.Read full chapter
New International Version
21 The people remained at a distance, while Moses approached the thick darkness(G) where God was.