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

  • BSP
    Verse 16: One who commits sexual immorality is likened to having the attitude of Esau. He was willing to trade something valuable for a few fleeting moments of physical pleasure.
  • BSP
    Verse 3: Considering the things that Jesus went through can help us when we endure trials.
  • Steve morrow
    HEBREWS 12:15 FOLLOW PEACE WITH ALL MEN AND HOLINESS WITHOUT WHICH NO MAN SHALL SEE THE LORD 1 PETER 1:15 BUT AS HE WHICH HATH CALLED YOU IS HOLY SO BE YOU HOLY IN ALL MANNER OF CONVERSATION --12:16--BECAUSE AS IT IS WRITTEN BE YOU HOLY FOR I AM HOLY***MARK 7:9 AND HE SAID UNTO THEM FULL WELL YOU REJECT THE COMMANDMENT OF GOD THAT YOU MAY KEEP YOUR OWN TRADITION***
  • BSP
    Verses 5 and 6 tell us not to belittle discipline or give up when disciplined. We should humble take the discipline and learn from our mistakes.
  • Steve morrow
    HEBREWS 12:2 LOOKING UNTO JESUS THE AUTHOR AND FINISHER OF OUR FAITH WHO FOR THE JOY THAT WAS SET BEFORE HIM --- ENDURED THE CROSS --- DESPISING THE SHAME AND IS SET DOWN AT THE RIGHT HAND OF THE --- THRONE OF GOD --- HEBREWS 5:9 AND BEING MADE PERFECT --- HE --- BECAME THE AUTHOR OF ETERNAL SALVATION UNTO ALL THEM THAT OBEY HIM
  • Steve morrow
    HEBREWS 12:17 FOR YOU KNOW HOW THAT AFTERWARD WHEN HE WOULD HAVE INHERITED THE BLESSING THE BLESSING HE WAS REJECTED FOR HE FOUND NO PLACE OF REPENTANCE THOUGH HE SOUGHT IT CAREFULLY WITH TEARS

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