Hebrews 12:20
Good News Translation
because they could not bear the order which said, "If even an animal touches the mountain, it must be stoned to death."

Contemporary English Version
because they could not obey its commands. They were even told to kill any animal that touched the mountain.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For they did not endure that which was said: and if so much as a beast shall touch the mount, it shall be stoned.

New American Bible
for they could not bear to hear the command: “If even an animal touches the mountain, it shall be stoned.”

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

For they did not endure that which was said: and if so much as a beast shall touch the mount, it shall be stoned.

For they.

Deuteronomy 33:2 And he said: The Lord came from Sinai, and from Seir he rose up to us: he hath appeared from mount Pharan, and with him thousands of saints. In his right hand a fiery law.

Romans 3:19,20 Now we know that what things soever the law speaketh, it speaketh to them that are in the law: that every mouth may be stopped and all the world may be made subject to God. . . .

Galatians 2:19 For I, through the law, am dead to the law, that I may live to God; with Christ I am nailed to the cross.

Galatians 3:10 For as many as are of the works of the law are under a curse. For it is written: Cursed is every one that abideth, not in all things which are written in the book of the law to do them.

if so much.

Exodus 19:13,16 No hands shall touch him, but he shall be stoned to death, or he shall be shot through with arrows: whether it be beast, or man, he shall not live. When the trumpet shall begin to sound, then let them go up into the mount. . . .

Context
An Unshakable Kingdom
19And the sound of a trumpet and the voice of words, which they that had excused themselves, that the word might not be spoken to them. 20For they did not endure that which was said: and if so much as a beast shall touch the mount, it shall be stoned. 21And so terrible was that which was seen, Moses said: I am frighted, and tremble.…
Cross References
Exodus 19:12
And thou shalt appoint certain limits to the people round about, and thou shalt say to them: Take heed ye go not up into the mount, and that ye touch not the borders thereof: every one that toucheth the mount, dying he shall die.

Exodus 19:13
No hands shall touch him, but he shall be stoned to death, or he shall be shot through with arrows: whether it be beast, or man, he shall not live. When the trumpet shall begin to sound, then let them go up into the mount.

Additional Translations
For they could not bear what was commanded: “If even an animal touches the mountain, it must be stoned.”

for they could not bear that being commanded: "If even a beast should touch the mountain, it shall be stoned."

(For they could not endure that which was commanded, And if so much as a beast touch the mountain, it shall be stoned, or thrust through with a dart:

for they could not endure that which was enjoined, If even a beast touch the mountain, it shall be stoned;

(for they were not able to bear what was enjoined: And if a beast should touch the mountain, it shall be stoned;

for they could not endure that which was enjoined, If even a beast touch the mountain, it shall be stoned;

(For they could not endure that which was commanded, And if so much as a beast touch the mountain, it shall be stoned, or thrust through with a dart:

For they could not endure the order which had been given, "Even a wild beast, if it touches the mountain, shall be stoned to death;"

for they could not stand that which was commanded, "If even an animal touches the mountain, it shall be stoned;"

for they were not bearing that which is commanded, 'And if a beast may touch the mountain, it shall be stoned, or with an arrow shot through,'
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