Deuteronomy 9:19
New International Version
I feared the anger and wrath of the LORD, for he was angry enough with you to destroy you. But again the LORD listened to me.

New Living Translation
I feared that the furious anger of the LORD, which turned him against you, would drive him to destroy you. But again he listened to me.

English Standard Version
For I was afraid of the anger and hot displeasure that the LORD bore against you, so that he was ready to destroy you. But the LORD listened to me that time also.

Berean Study Bible
For I was afraid of the anger and wrath that the LORD had directed against you, enough to destroy you. But the LORD listened to me this time as well.

King James Bible
For I was afraid of the anger and hot displeasure, wherewith the LORD was wroth against you to destroy you. But the LORD hearkened unto me at that time also.

New King James Version
For I was afraid of the anger and hot displeasure with which the LORD was angry with you, to destroy you. But the LORD listened to me at that time also.

New American Standard Bible
For I was afraid of the anger and the rage with which the LORD was angry with you so as to destroy you; but the LORD listened to me that time as well.

NASB 1995
"For I was afraid of the anger and hot displeasure with which the LORD was wrathful against you in order to destroy you, but the LORD listened to me that time also.

NASB 1977
“For I was afraid of the anger and hot displeasure with which the LORD was wrathful against you in order to destroy you, but the LORD listened to me that time also.

Amplified Bible
For I was afraid of the anger and absolute fury which the LORD held against you, [enough divine fury] to destroy you, but the LORD listened to me that time also.

Christian Standard Bible
I was afraid of the fierce anger the LORD had directed against you, because he was about to destroy you. But again the LORD listened to me on that occasion.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I was afraid of the fierce anger the LORD had directed against you, because He was about to destroy you. But again the LORD listened to me on that occasion.

American Standard Version
For I was afraid of the anger and hot displeasure, wherewith Jehovah was wroth against you to destroy you. But Jehovah hearkened unto me that time also.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Because I was afraid from before the anger and the wrath that LORD JEHOVAH raged against you that He would destroy you, and LORD JEHOVAH heard me also at that time.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And I was greatly terrified because of the wrath and anger, because the Lord was provoked with you utterly to destroy you; yet the Lord hearkened to me at this time also.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For I feared his indignation and anger, wherewith being moved against you, he would have destroyed you. And the Lord heard me this time also.

English Revised Version
For I was afraid of the anger and hot displeasure, wherewith the LORD was wroth against you to destroy you. But the LORD hearkened unto me that time also.

Good News Translation
I was afraid of the LORD's fierce anger, because he was furious enough to destroy you; but once again the LORD listened to me.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I was terrified of the LORD's anger and fury. He was so angry he wanted to destroy you. But once more the LORD listened to me.

International Standard Version
I feared the anger and wrath of the LORD against you, because he was irate enough to destroy you. But the LORD also listened to me at that time.

JPS Tanakh 1917
For I was in dread of the anger and hot displeasure, wherewith the LORD was wroth against you to destroy you. But the LORD hearkened unto me that time also.

Literal Standard Version
For I have been afraid because of the anger and the fury with which YHWH has been angry against you, to destroy you; and YHWH also listens to me at this time.

NET Bible
For I was terrified at the LORD's intense anger that threatened to destroy you. But he listened to me this time as well.

New Heart English Bible
For I was afraid of the anger and hot displeasure, with which the LORD was angry against you to destroy you. But the LORD listened to me that time also.

World English Bible
For I was afraid of the anger and hot displeasure, with which Yahweh was angry against you to destroy you. But Yahweh listened to me that time also.

Young's Literal Translation
'For I have been afraid because of the anger and the fury with which Jehovah hath been wroth against you, to destroy you; and Jehovah doth hearken unto me also at this time.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Golden Calf
18Then I fell down before the LORD for forty days and forty nights, as I had done the first time. I did not eat bread or drink water because of all the sin you had committed in doing what was evil in the sight of the LORD and provoking Him to anger. 19For I was afraid of the anger and wrath that the LORD had directed against you, enough to destroy you. But the LORD listened to me this time as well. 20The LORD was angry enough with Aaron to destroy him, but at that time I also prayed for Aaron.…

Cross References
Hebrews 12:21
The sight was so terrifying that even Moses said, "I am trembling with fear."

Exodus 32:10
Now leave Me alone, so that My anger may burn against them and consume them. Then I will make you into a great nation."

Exodus 34:10
And the LORD said, "Behold, I am making a covenant. Before all your people I will perform wonders that have never been done in any nation in all the world. All the people among whom you live will see the LORD's work, for it is an awesome thing that I am doing with you.

Deuteronomy 9:20
The LORD was angry enough with Aaron to destroy him, but at that time I also prayed for Aaron.

Deuteronomy 10:10
I stayed on the mountain forty days and forty nights, like the first time, and that time the LORD again listened to me and agreed not to destroy you.

Deuteronomy 11:17
or the anger of the LORD will be kindled against you. He will shut the heavens so that there will be no rain, nor will the land yield its produce, and you will soon perish from the good land that the LORD is giving you.

Psalm 78:59
On hearing it, God was furious and rejected Israel completely.


Treasury of Scripture

For I was afraid of the anger and hot displeasure, with which the LORD was wroth against you to destroy you. But the LORD listened to me at that time also.

For I

Deuteronomy 9:8
Also in Horeb ye provoked the LORD to wrath, so that the LORD was angry with you to have destroyed you.

Exodus 32:10,11
Now therefore let me alone, that my wrath may wax hot against them, and that I may consume them: and I will make of thee a great nation…

Nehemiah 1:2-7
That Hanani, one of my brethren, came, he and certain men of Judah; and I asked them concerning the Jews that had escaped, which were left of the captivity, and concerning Jerusalem…

But the

Deuteronomy 10:10
And I stayed in the mount, according to the first time, forty days and forty nights; and the LORD hearkened unto me at that time also, and the LORD would not destroy thee.

Exodus 32:14
And the LORD repented of the evil which he thought to do unto his people.

Exodus 33:17
And the LORD said unto Moses, I will do this thing also that thou hast spoken: for thou hast found grace in my sight, and I know thee by name.









(19) For I was afraid.--In Hebrews 12:21, the words "I exceedingly fear" are (in the Greek) identical with these.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
For
כִּ֣י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

I was afraid
יָגֹ֗רְתִּי (yā·ḡō·rə·tî)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 3025: To be afraid, fear

of the anger
הָאַף֙ (hā·’ap̄)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 639: The nose, nostril, the face, a person, ire

and wrath
וְהַ֣חֵמָ֔ה (wə·ha·ḥê·māh)
Conjunctive waw, Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 2534: Heat, anger, poison

that
אֲשֶׁ֨ר (’ă·šer)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

the LORD
יְהוָ֛ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

had directed
קָצַ֧ף (qā·ṣap̄)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7107: To crack off, burst out in rage

against you,
עֲלֵיכֶ֖ם (‘ă·lê·ḵem)
Preposition | second person masculine plural
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

enough to destroy you.
לְהַשְׁמִ֣יד (lə·haš·mîḏ)
Preposition-l | Verb - Hifil - Infinitive construct
Strong's 8045: To be exterminated or destroyed

But the LORD
יְהוָה֙ (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

listened
וַיִּשְׁמַ֤ע (way·yiš·ma‘)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 8085: To hear intelligently

to me
אֵלַ֔י (’ê·lay)
Preposition | first person common singular
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

this
הַהִֽוא׃ (ha·hi·w)
Article | Pronoun - third person feminine singular
Strong's 1931: He, self, the same, this, that, as, are

time
בַּפַּ֥עַם (bap·pa·‘am)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 6471: A beat, foot, anvil, occurrence

as well.
גַּ֖ם (gam)
Conjunction
Strong's 1571: Assemblage, also, even, yea, though, both, and


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