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Exodus 19:8

    Exodus 19:8 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And all the people answered together, and said, All that the LORD hath spoken we will do. And Moses returned the words of the people unto the LORD.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And all the people answered together, and said, All that the LORD has spoken we will do. And Moses returned the words of the people to the LORD.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And all the people answered together, and said, All that Jehovah hath spoken we will do. And Moses reported the words of the people unto Jehovah.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And all the people, answering together, said, Whatever the Lord has said we will do. And Moses took back to the Lord the words of the people.

    Webster's Revision

    And all the people answered together, and said, All that Jehovah hath spoken we will do. And Moses reported the words of the people unto Jehovah.

    World English Bible

    All the people answered together, and said, "All that Yahweh has spoken we will do." Moses reported the words of the people to Yahweh.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And all the people answered together, and said, All that the LORD hath spoken we will do. And Moses reported the words of the people unto the LORD.

    Clarke's Commentary on Exodus 19:8

    And all the people answered, etc. - The people, having such gracious advantages laid before them, most cheerfully consented to take God for their portion; as he had graciously promised to take them for his people. Thus a covenant was made, the parties being mutually bound to each other.

    Moses returned the words - When the people had on their part consented to the covenant, Moses appears to have gone immediately up to the mountain and related to God the success of his mission; for he was now on the mount, as appears from Exodus 19:14.

    Barnes' Notes on Exodus 19:8

    All that the Lord ... - By this answer the people accepted the covenant. It was the preliminary condition of their complete admission into the state of a royal priesthood.

    Wesley's Notes on Exodus 19:8

    19:8 And they answered together; all that the Lord hath spoken we will do - Thus accepting the Lord to be to them a God, and giving up themselves to be to him a people.