Exodus 20:20
Text Analysis
559 [e]וַיֹּ֨אמֶר
And saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
4872 [e]מֹשֶׁ֣ה
413 [e]אֶל־
5971 [e]הָעָם֮
the peopleArt | N-ms
408 [e]אַל־
3372 [e]תִּירָאוּ֒
do fearV-Qal-Imperf-2mp
3588 [e]כִּ֗י
5668 [e]לְבַֽעֲבוּר֙
toPrep-l, Prep-b | N-ms
5254 [e]נַסּ֣וֹת
853 [e]אֶתְכֶ֔ם
youDirObjM | 2mp
935 [e]בָּ֖א
has comeV-Qal-Perf-3ms
430 [e]הָאֱלֹהִ֑ים
GodArt | N-mp
5668 [e]וּבַעֲב֗וּר
thatConj-w, Prep-b | N-ms
1961 [e]תִּהְיֶ֧ה
may beV-Qal-Imperf-3fs
3374 [e]יִרְאָת֛וֹ
His fearN-fsc | 3ms
5921 [e]עַל־
6440 [e]פְּנֵיכֶ֖ם
youN-mpc | 2mp
1115 [e]לְבִלְתִּ֥י
so that notPrep-l
2398 [e]תֶחֱטָֽאוּ׃
you may sinV-Qal-Imperf-2mp

Hebrew Texts
שמות 20:20 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיֹּ֨אמֶר מֹשֶׁ֣ה אֶל־הָעָם֮ אַל־תִּירָאוּ֒ כִּ֗י לְבַֽעֲבוּר֙ נַסֹּ֣ות אֶתְכֶ֔ם בָּ֖א הָאֱלֹהִ֑ים וּבַעֲב֗וּר תִּהְיֶ֧ה יִרְאָתֹ֛ו עַל־פְּנֵיכֶ֖ם לְבִלְתִּ֥י תֶחֱטָֽאוּ׃

שמות 20:20 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויאמר משה אל־העם אל־תיראו כי לבעבור נסות אתכם בא האלהים ובעבור תהיה יראתו על־פניכם לבלתי תחטאו׃

שמות 20:20 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויאמר משה אל־העם אל־תיראו כי לבעבור נסות אתכם בא האלהים ובעבור תהיה יראתו על־פניכם לבלתי תחטאו׃

שמות 20:20 Hebrew Bible
ויאמר משה אל העם אל תיראו כי לבעבור נסות אתכם בא האלהים ובעבור תהיה יראתו על פניכם לבלתי תחטאו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Moses said to the people, "Do not be afraid; for God has come in order to test you, and in order that the fear of Him may remain with you, so that you may not sin."

King James Bible
And Moses said unto the people, Fear not: for God is come to prove you, and that his fear may be before your faces, that ye sin not.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Moses responded to the people, "Don't be afraid, for God has come to test you, so that you will fear Him and will not sin."
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

fear not

1 Samuel 12:20 And Samuel said to the people, Fear not: you have done all this wickedness: …

Isaiah 41:10 Fear you not; for I am with you: be not dismayed; for I am your God: …


Exodus 15:25,26 And he cried to the LORD; and the LORD showed him a tree, which when …

Genesis 22:1,12 And it came to pass after these things, that God did tempt Abraham, …

Deuteronomy 8:2 And you shall remember all the way which the LORD your God led you …

Deuteronomy 13:3 You shall not listen to the words of that prophet, or that dreamer …

his fear

Genesis 20:11 And Abraham said, Because I thought, Surely the fear of God is not …

Deuteronomy 6:2 That you might fear the LORD your God, to keep all his statutes and …

Deuteronomy 10:12 And now, Israel, what does the LORD your God require of you, but …

Joshua 24:14 Now therefore fear the LORD, and serve him in sincerity and in truth…

Nehemiah 5:15 But the former governors that had been before me were chargeable …

Job 28:28 And to man he said, Behold, the fear of the LORD, that is wisdom; …

Proverbs 1:7 The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise …

Proverbs 3:7 Be not wise in your own eyes: fear the LORD, and depart from evil.

Isaiah 8:13 Sanctify the LORD of hosts himself; and let him be your fear, and …

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