Exodus 20:20

Moses said to the people, "Don't be afraid, for God has come to test you, and that his fear may be before you, that you won't sin."

Alternate Versions of Exodus 20-20

A Conservative Version: Exodus 20:20
And Moses said to the people, Fear not, for God has come to prove you, and that his fear may be before you, that ye not sin.

American Standard Version: Exodus 20:20
And Moses said unto the people, Fear not: for God is come to prove you, and that his fear may be before you, that ye sin not.

Bible in Basic English: Exodus 20:20
And Moses said to the people, Have no fear: for God has come to put you to the test, so that fearing him you may be kept from sin.

Darby English Bible: Exodus 20:20
And Moses said to the people, Fear not; for God is come to prove you, and that his fear may be before you, that ye sin not.

King James Version: Exodus 20:20
And Moses said unto the people, Fear not: for God is come to prove you, and that his fear may be before your faces, that ye sin not.

King James Version (UK): Exodus 20:20
And Moses said unto the people, Fear not for God has come to prove you, and that his fear may be before your faces, that all of you sin not.

Webster's: Exodus 20:20
And Moses said to the people, Fear not: for God is come to prove you, and that his fear may be before your faces, that ye sin not.

Youngs Literal Translation: Exodus 20:20
And Moses saith unto the people, `Fear not, for to try you hath God come, and in order that His fear may be before your faces -- that ye sin not.'

Verses Related to Exodus 20-20

Genesis 20:11
Abraham said, "Because I thought, 'Surely the fear of God is not in this place. They will kill me for my wife's sake.'

Genesis 22:1
It happened after these things, that God tested Abraham, and said to him, "Abraham!" He said, "Here I am."

Genesis 22:12
He said, "Don't lay your hand on the boy, neither do anything to him. For now I know that you fear God, seeing you have not withheld your son, your only son, from me."

Deuteronomy 6:2
that you might fear Yahweh your God, to keep all his statutes and his commandments, which I command you, you, and your son, and your son's son, all the days of your life; and that your days may be prolonged.

Deuteronomy 8:2
You shall remember all the way which Yahweh your God has led you these forty years in the wilderness, that he might humble you, to prove you, to know what was in your heart, whether you would keep his commandments, or not.

Deuteronomy 10:12
Now, Israel, what does Yahweh your God require of you, but to fear Yahweh your God, to walk in all his ways, and to love him, and to serve Yahweh your God with all your heart and with all your soul,

Deuteronomy 13:3
you shall not listen to the words of that prophet, or to that dreamer of dreams: for Yahweh your God proves you, to know whether you love Yahweh your God with all your heart and with all your soul.

Joshua 24:14
Now therefore fear Yahweh, and serve him in sincerity and in truth; and put away the gods which your fathers served beyond the River, and in Egypt; and serve you Yahweh.

1 Samuel 12:20
Samuel said to the people, "Don't be afraid; you have indeed done all this evil; yet don't turn aside from following Yahweh, but serve Yahweh with all your heart: