Exodus 20:21
Text Analysis
5975 [e]וַיַּעֲמֹ֥ד
So stoodConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
5971 [e]הָעָ֖ם
the peopleArt | N-ms
7350 [e]מֵרָחֹ֑ק
afar offPrep-m | Adj-ms
4872 [e]וּמֹשֶׁה֙
but MosesConj-w | N-proper-ms
5066 [e]נִגַּ֣שׁ
drew nearV-Nifal-Perf-3ms
413 [e]אֶל־
6205 [e]הָֽעֲרָפֶ֔ל
the thick darknessArt | N-ms
834 [e]אֲשֶׁר־
8033 [e]שָׁ֖ם
there [was]Adv
430 [e]הָאֱלֹהִֽים׃
GodArt | N-mp

Hebrew Texts
שמות 20:21 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיַּעֲמֹ֥ד הָעָ֖ם מֵרָחֹ֑ק וּמֹשֶׁה֙ נִגַּ֣שׁ אֶל־הָֽעֲרָפֶ֔ל אֲשֶׁר־שָׁ֖ם הָאֱלֹהִֽים׃ פ

שמות 20:21 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויעמד העם מרחק ומשה נגש אל־הערפל אשר־שם האלהים׃ פ

שמות 20:21 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויעמד העם מרחק ומשה נגש אל־הערפל אשר־שם האלהים׃ פ

שמות 20:21 Hebrew Bible
ויעמד העם מרחק ומשה נגש אל הערפל אשר שם האלהים׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
So the people stood at a distance, while Moses approached the thick cloud where God was.

King James Bible
And the people stood afar off, and Moses drew near unto the thick darkness where God was.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
And the people remained standing at a distance as Moses approached the thick darkness where God was.
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