CEBCommon English Bible
18When all the people witnessed the thunder and lightning, the sound of the horn, and the mountain smoking, the people shook with fear and stood at a distance. 19They said to Moses, "You speak to us, and we’ll listen. But don’t let God speak to us, or we’ll die."
20Moses said to the people, "Don’t be afraid, because God has come only to test you and to make sure you are always in awe of God so that you don’t sin."
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