Exodus 33:21
New International Version
Then the LORD said, “There is a place near me where you may stand on a rock.

New Living Translation
The LORD continued, “Look, stand near me on this rock.

English Standard Version
And the LORD said, “Behold, there is a place by me where you shall stand on the rock,

Berean Study Bible
The LORD continued, “There is a place near Me where you are to stand upon a rock,

King James Bible
And the LORD said, Behold, there is a place by me, and thou shalt stand upon a rock:

New King James Version
And the LORD said, “Here is a place by Me, and you shall stand on the rock.

New American Standard Bible
Then the LORD said, “Behold, there is a place by Me, and you shall stand there on the rock;

NASB 1995
Then the LORD said, “Behold, there is a place by Me, and you shall stand there on the rock;

NASB 1977
Then the LORD said, “Behold, there is a place by Me, and you shall stand there on the rock;

Amplified Bible
Then the LORD said, “Behold, there is a place beside Me, and you shall stand there on the rock;

Christian Standard Bible
The LORD said, “Here is a place near me. You are to stand on the rock,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The LORD said, “Here is a place near Me. You are to stand on the rock,

American Standard Version
and Jehovah said, Behold, there is a place by me, and thou shalt stand upon the rock:

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he said, “You cannot see my face, because no son of man sees me and lives.”

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the Lord said, Behold, there is a place by me: thou shalt stand upon the rock;

Contemporary English Version
There is a rock not far from me. Stand beside it,

Douay-Rheims Bible
And again he said: Behold there is a place with me, and thou shalt stand upon the rock.

English Revised Version
And the LORD said, Behold, there is a place by me, and thou shalt stand upon the rock:

Good News Translation
but here is a place beside me where you can stand on a rock.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then the LORD said, "Look, there's a place near me. Stand by this rocky cliff.

International Standard Version
The LORD said, "Look, there is a place near me where you can stand on the rock;

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the LORD said: 'Behold, there is a place by Me, and thou shalt stand upon the rock.

Literal Standard Version
YHWH also says, “Behold, a place [is] by Me, and you have stood on the rock,

NET Bible
The LORD said, "Here is a place by me; you will station yourself on a rock.

New Heart English Bible
The LORD also said, "Look, there is a place by me, and you are to station yourself on the rock.

World English Bible
Yahweh also said, "Behold, there is a place by me, and you shall stand on the rock.

Young's Literal Translation
Jehovah also saith, 'Lo, a place is by Me, and thou hast stood on the rock,

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Glory of the LORD
20But He added, “You cannot see My face, for no one can see Me and live.” 21The LORD continued, “There is a place near Me where you are to stand upon a rock, 22and when My glory passes by, I will put you in a cleft of the rock and cover you with My hand until I have passed by.…

Cross References
1 Kings 19:9
There Elijah entered a cave and spent the night. And the word of the LORD came to him, saying, "What are you doing here, Elijah?"

Psalm 18:2
The LORD is my rock, my fortress, and my deliverer. My God is my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.

Psalm 18:46
The LORD lives, and blessed be my Rock! And may the God of my salvation be exalted--

Psalm 27:5
For in the day of trouble He will hide me in His shelter; He will conceal me under the cover of His tent; He will set me high upon a rock.

Psalm 61:2
From the ends of the earth I call out to You whenever my heart is faint. Lead me to the rock that is higher than I.

Psalm 62:7
My salvation and my honor rest on God, my strong rock; my refuge is in God.


Treasury of Scripture

And the LORD said, Behold, there is a place by me, and you shall stand on a rock:

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(21) There is a place by me.--A place on the summit of Sinai, where God had been manifesting Himself, is clearly intended; but it is impossible to fix the place with any certainty. Speculations like those of Dr. Robinson (Biblical Researches, Vol. 1, p. 153) are of little value.

Verse 21. - Behold, there is a place by me. No sufficient indication is given by these words, or by any other words in Scripture, of the exact locality of the manifestation to Moses. The so-called" traditions "are worthless; and we can only say that the scene was probably some portion of the upper part of the Ras Sufsafeh.

Parallel Commentaries ...


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

continued,
וַיֹּ֣אמֶר (way·yō·mer)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 559: To utter, say

“There
הִנֵּ֥ה (hin·nêh)
Interjection
Strong's 2009: Lo! behold!

is a place
מָק֖וֹם (mā·qō·wm)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4725: A standing, a spot, a condition

near Me
אִתִּ֑י (’it·tî)
Direct object marker | first person common singular
Strong's 853: Untranslatable mark of the accusative case

where you are to stand
וְנִצַּבְתָּ֖ (wə·niṣ·ṣaḇ·tā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Nifal - Conjunctive perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 5324: To take one's stand, stand

upon
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

a rock,
הַצּֽוּר׃ (haṣ·ṣūr)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 6697: A cliff, a rock, boulder, a refuge, an edge


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