Hebrews 12:19

“And the sound of a trumpet, and the voice of words; which voice they that heard intreated that the word should not be spoken to them any more:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And the sound of a trumpet, and the voyce of wordes, which voyce they that heard, entreated that the word should not bee spoken to them any more.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

and to the blast of a trumpet and the sound of words which {sound was such that} those who heard begged that no further word be spoken to them.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and the sound of a trumpet, and the voice of words; which `voice' they that heard entreated that no word more should be spoken unto them;
- American Standard Version (1901)

And to the sound of a horn, and the voice of words, the hearers of which made request that not a word more might be said to them:
- Basic English Bible

and trumpet's sound, and voice of words; which they that heard, excusing themselves, declined [the] word being addressed to them any more:
- Darby Bible

And the sound of a trumpet, and the voice of words; which voice they that heard, entreated that the word should not be spoken to them any more:
- Webster's Bible

a sound of such a kind that those who heard it entreated that no more should be added.
- Weymouth Bible

the sound of a trumpet, and the voice of words; which those who heard it begged that not one more word should be spoken to them,
- World English Bible

which thei that herden, excusiden hem, that the word schulde not be maad to hem.
- Wycliffe Bible

and a sound of a trumpet, and a voice of sayings, which those having heard did entreat that a word might not be added to them,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Hebrews 12:19


12:19 The sound of a trumpet - Formed, without doubt, by the ministry of angels, and preparatory to the words, that is, the Ten Commandments, which were uttered with a loud voice, #Deu 5:22|.


People's Bible Notes for Hebrews 12:19


Heb 12:19 And the sound of a trumpet. See Ex 19:16. The trumpet blast preceded the giving of the law. And the voice of words. The voice of God proclaiming the Ten Commandments. They that heard intreated that the word should not be spoken to them any more. Filled with terror at the awful manifestation they entreated that God speak no more directly to them (Ex 20:19).

Discussion for Hebrews 12

  • Angela a. trehern
    This is such a powerful scripture! It often brings me to a place I need to be...bringing tears to my eyes. Christ on the cross dying in agony , innocent ,choosing with the deepest love possible to give his life for me, a sinner so unworthy and many times weak...I find strength and tremendous encouragement in my Christian walk in these words!!(:
  • Darlene Wells
    God's word is truth and fulfillingh
  • BSP
    We should strive to pursue peace with all men.
  • SYLVIA HERNANDEZ
    There is only one straight narrow path that God will accept To enter the kingdom of God. Faith, obedience to the word, in sincerity in truth. JOHN 14
  • Arthur Gray
    Verse 22 - 24 teaches protocols of engaging heavenly in issues of intercession.
  • Desmond
    Faithful Christians welcome the Lords chastisement because they understand that it is for their own spiritual good.Christians must have the desire to be corrected when they a walking froward to God's word.God is a loving,caring,forgiving, and just God.Faithful Christians need to always be in remembrance of that.

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