DEUTERONOMY 5:4

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“The Lord talked with you face to face in the mount out of the midst of the fire,”

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Deuteronomy 5:4 Translation & Meaning

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The Lord יְהוָ֧ה (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
talked דִּבֶּ֨ר Perhaps properly, to arrange; but used figuratively (of words), to speak; rarely (in a destructive sense) to subdue talked
with עִמָּכֶ֛ם Adverb or preposition, with (i.e., in conjunction with), in varied applications; specifically, equally with; often with prepositional prefix (and then usually unrepresented in English) with
you face פָּנִ֣ים׀ The face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.) face
to face בְּפָנִ֗ים The face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.) face
in the mount בָּהָ֖ר A mountain or range of hills (sometimes used figuratively) mount
out of the midst מִתּ֥וֹךְ A bisection, i.e., (by implication) the center out midst
of the fire, הָאֵֽשׁ׃ Fire (literally or figuratively) fire

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  • 2  The Lord our God made a covenant with us in Horeb.

  • 3  The Lord made not this covenant with our fathers, but with us, even us, who are all of us here alive this day.

  • 4  The Lord talked with you face to face in the mount out of the midst of the fire,

  • 5  (I stood between the Lord and you at that time, to shew you the word of the Lord: for ye were afraid by reason of the fire, and went not up into the mount;) saying,

  • 6  I am the Lord thy God, which brought thee out of the land of Egypt, from the house of bondage.




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