EXODUS 19:24

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And the Lord said unto him, Away, get thee down, and thou shalt come up, thou, and Aaron with thee: but let not the priests and the people break through to come up unto the Lord, lest he break forth upon them.”

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Exodus 19:24 Translation & Meaning

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And the Lord יְהוָה֙ (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
said וַיֹּ֨אמֶר To say (used with great latitude) said
unto אֵלָ֤יו Near, with or among; often in general, to unto
him, Away, לֶךְ To walk (in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively) Away
get thee down, רֵ֔ד To descend (literally, to go downwards; or conventionally to a lower region, as the shore, a boundary, the enemy, etc.; or figuratively, to fall); causatively, to bring down (in all the above applications) get down
and thou shalt come up, וְעָלִ֥יתָ To ascend, intransitively (be high) or actively (mount); used in a great variety of senses, primary and secondary, literal and figurative come up
thou, אַתָּ֖ה Thou and thee, or (plural) ye and you thou
and Aaron וְאַֽהֲרֹ֣ן Aharon, the brother of Moses Aaron
with עִמָּ֑ךְ 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
thee: but let not אַל Not (the qualified negation, used as a deprecative); once (Job 24:25) as a noun, nothing let not
the priests וְהַכֹּֽהֲנִ֣ים Literally one officiating, a priest; also (by courtesy) an acting priest (although a layman) priests
and the people וְהָעָ֗ם A people (as a congregated unit); specifically, a tribe (as those of Israel); hence (collectively) troops or attendants; figuratively, a flock people
break through יֶֽהֶרְס֛וּ To pull down or in pieces, break, destroy break through
to come up לַֽעֲלֹ֥ת To ascend, intransitively (be high) or actively (mount); used in a great variety of senses, primary and secondary, literal and figurative come up
unto אֶל Near, with or among; often in general, to unto
the Lord, יְהוָ֖ה (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
lest פֶּן Properly, removal; used only (in the construction) adverb as conjunction, lest lest
he break forth יִפְרָץ To break out (in many applications, direct and indirect, literal and figurative) break forth
upon them. יִפְרָץ To break out (in many applications, direct and indirect, literal and figurative) upon

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  • 22  And let the priests also, which come near to the Lord, sanctify themselves, lest the Lord break forth upon them.

  • 23  And Moses said unto the Lord, The people cannot come up to mount Sinai: for thou chargedst us, saying, Set bounds about the mount, and sanctify it.

  • 24  And the Lord said unto him, Away, get thee down, and thou shalt come up, thou, and Aaron with thee: but let not the priests and the people break through to come up unto the Lord, lest he break forth upon them.

  • 25  So Moses went down unto the people, and spake unto them.




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