It happened on the third day, when it was morning, that there were thunders and lightnings, and a thick cloud on the mountain, and the sound of an exceedingly loud trumpet; and all the people who were in the camp trembled.
In the thirdthird monthmonth after the childrenchildren of IsraelIsrael had gone forth out of the landland of EgyptEgypt, on that same dayday they camecame into the wildernesswilderness of SinaiSinai.
When they had departed from RephidimRephidim, and had comecome to the wildernesswilderness of SinaiSinai, they encampedencamped in the wildernesswilderness; and there IsraelIsrael encampedencamped before the mountainmountain.
MosesMoses went up to GodGod, and YahwehYahweh calledcalled to him out of the mountainmountain, saying, "This is what you shall telltell the househouse of JacobJacob, and telltell the childrenchildren of IsraelIsrael:
YahwehYahweh saidsaid to MosesMoses, "Behold, I comecome to you in a thick cloudcloud, that the people may hearhear when I speakspeak with you, and may also believe you foreverforever." MosesMoses told the wordswords of the people to YahwehYahweh.
You shall set bounds to the people all around, saying, 'Be careful that you don't go upgo up onto the mountainmountain, or touchtouch its border. Whoever touchestouches the mountainmountain shall be surely putput to death.
No handhand shall touchtouch him, but he shall surely be stonedstoned or shot throughshot through; whether it is animalanimal or manman, he shall not live.' When the trumpet sounds longlong, they shall come up to the mountainmountain."
It happened on the third daythird day, when it was morningmorning, that there were thundersthunders and lightningslightnings, and a thick cloudcloud on the mountainmountain, and the sound of an exceedingly loudloud trumpet; and all the people who were in the campcamp trembled.
MountMount SinaiSinai, all it, smokedsmoked, because YahwehYahweh descendeddescended on it in firefire; and its smokesmoke ascended like the smokesmoke of a furnace, and the whole mountainmountain quaked greatly.
YahwehYahweh saidsaid to him, "Go downGo down and you shall bring AaronAaron up with you, but don't let the priestspriests and the people break through to come up to YahwehYahweh, lest he break forth on them."