Exodus 20:20
Good News Translation
Moses replied, "Don't be afraid; God has only come to test you and make you keep on obeying him, so that you will not sin."

Contemporary English Version
"Don't be afraid!" Moses replied. "God has come only to test you, so that by obeying him you won't sin."

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Moses said to the people: Fear not; for God is come to prove you, and that the dread of him might be in you, and you should not sin.

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And Moses said to the people: Fear not; for God is come to prove you, and that the dread of him might be in you, and you should not sin.

fear not

1 Samuel 12:20 And Samuel said to the people: Fear not, you have done all this evil: but yet depart not from following the Lord, but serve the Lord with all your heart.

Isaiah 41:10 Fear not, for I am with thee: turn not aside, for I am thy God: I have strengthened thee, and have helped thee, and the right hand of my just one hath upheld thee.

prove

Exodus 15:25,26 But he cried to the Lord, and he shewed him a tree, which when he had cast into the waters, they were turned into sweetness. There he appointed him ordinances, and judgments, and there he proved him, . . .

Genesis 22:1,12 After these things, God tempted Abraham, and said to him: Abraham, Abraham. And he answered: Here I am. . . .

Deuteronomy 8:2 And thou shalt remember all the way through which the Lord thy God hath brought thee for forty years through the desert, to afflict thee and to prove thee, and that the things that were known in thy heart might be made known, whether thou wouldst keep his commandments or no.

Deuteronomy 13:3 Thou shalt not hear the words of that prophet or dreamer: for the Lord your God trieth you, that it may appear whether you love him with all your heart, and with all your soul, or not.

his fear

Genesis 20:11 Abraham answered: I thought with myself, saying: Perhaps there is not the fear of God in this place: and they will kill me for the sake of my wife:

Deuteronomy 6:2 That thou mayst fear the Lord thy God, and keep all his commandments and precepts, which I command thee, and thy sons, and thy grandsons, all the days of thy life, that thy days may be prolonged.

Deuteronomy 10:12 And now, Israel, what doth the Lord thy God require of thee, but that thou fear the Lord thy God, and walk in his ways, and love him, and serve the Lord thy God, with all thy heart, and with all thy soul:

Joshua 24:14 Now therefore fear the Lord, and serve him with a perfect and most sincere heart: and put away the gods which your fathers served in Mesopotamia and in Egypt, and serve the Lord.

Nehemiah 5:15 But the former governors that had been before me, were chargeable to the people, and took of them in bread, and wine, and in money every day forty sicles: and their officers also oppressed the people. But I did not so for the fear of God.

Job 28:28 And he said to man: Behold the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom: and to depart from evil, is understanding.

Proverbs 1:7 My son, hear the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother:

Proverbs 3:7 For it shall be health to thy navel, and moistening to thy bones.

Isaiah 8:13 Sanctify the Lord of hosts himself: and let him be your fear, and let him be your dread.

Context
Moses Comforts the People
19Saying to Moses: Speak thou to us, and we will hear: let not the Lord speak to us, lest we die. 20And Moses said to the people: Fear not; for God is come to prove you, and that the dread of him might be in you, and you should not sin.21And the people stood afar off. But Moses went to the dark cloud wherein God was.…
Cross References
Exodus 14:13
And Moses said to the people: Fear not: stand, and see the great wonders of the Lord, which he will do this day; for the Egyptians, whom you see now, you shall see no more for ever.

Exodus 15:25
But he cried to the Lord, and he shewed him a tree, which when he had cast into the waters, they were turned into sweetness. There he appointed him ordinances, and judgments, and there he proved him,

Deuteronomy 4:10
From the day in which thou didst stand before the Lord thy God in Horeb, when the Lord spoke to me, saying: Call together the people unto me, that they may hear my words, and may learn to fear me all the time that they live on the earth, and may teach their children.

Deuteronomy 6:2
That thou mayst fear the Lord thy God, and keep all his commandments and precepts, which I command thee, and thy sons, and thy grandsons, all the days of thy life, that thy days may be prolonged.

Deuteronomy 6:24
And the Lord commanded that we should do all these ordinances, and should fear the Lord our God, that it might be well with us all the days of our life, as it is at this day.

Deuteronomy 8:2
And thou shalt remember all the way through which the Lord thy God hath brought thee for forty years through the desert, to afflict thee and to prove thee, and that the things that were known in thy heart might be made known, whether thou wouldst keep his commandments or no.

Deuteronomy 13:3
Thou shalt not hear the words of that prophet or dreamer: for the Lord your God trieth you, that it may appear whether you love him with all your heart, and with all your soul, or not.

Proverbs 3:7
For it shall be health to thy navel, and moistening to thy bones.

Proverbs 16:6
By mercy and truth iniquity is redeemed; and by the fear of the Lord men depart from evil.

Isaiah 8:13
Sanctify the Lord of hosts himself: and let him be your fear, and let him be your dread.

Isaiah 41:10
Fear not, for I am with thee: turn not aside, for I am thy God: I have strengthened thee, and have helped thee, and the right hand of my just one hath upheld thee.

Isaiah 41:13
For I am the Lord thy God, who take thee by the hand, and say to thee: Fear not, I have helped thee.

Additional Translations
“Do not be afraid,” Moses replied. “For God has come to test you, so that the fear of Him may be before you, to keep you from sinning.”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 you sin not.

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.

And Moses says to them, Be of good courage, for God is come to you to try you, that his fear may be among you, that ye sin not.

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.

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.

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.

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."

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.'
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