Contents Calendar Find Reference
Torah 
Navigating the Bible
Exodus Yitro
Genesis
Exodus
  Shemot
  VaEra
  Bo
  BeShalach
  Yitro
  Mishpatim
  Terumah
  Tetsaveh
  Ki Tisa
  VaYakhel
  Pekudey
Leviticus
Numbers
Deuteronomy
First Reading, Second Reading, Third Reading, Fourth Reading, Fifth Reading, Sixth Reading, Seventh Reading, Last Reading

Yitro

  
BackForward
 19:10
 19:11
 19:12
19:11 They will then be ready for the third day, for on the third day, God will descend on Mount Sinai in the sight of all the people.
Vehayu nechonim layom hashlishi ki bayom hashlishi yered Adonay le'eyney chol-ha'am al-har Sinay.
19:12 'Set a boundary for the people around [the mountain], and tell them to be careful not to climb the mountain, or [even] to touch its edge. Anyone touching the mountain will be put to death.
Vehigbalta et-ha'am saviv lemor hishamru lachem alot bahar unegoa bekatsehu kol-hanogea bahar mot yumat.



Commentary:

third day
  This was said on the 4th of Sivan, and the Commandments would be given on the 6th.

descend
  Reveal Himself to people who are otherwise unworthy (cf. Moreh Nevukhim 1:10).





Copyright © 2000 World ORT
Notice: This computer program is protected by copyright law and international treaties. Unauthorized reproduction or distribution of this program, or any portion of it, may result in severe civil and criminal penalties, and will be prosecuted to the maximum extent possible under the law.