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And the sound of a trumpet, and the voice of words; which voice they that heard entreated that the word should not be spoken to them any more:
(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:

New Defender's Study Bible Notes

12:18 ye are not come. The description in Hebrews 12:18-21 reminds us of the scene at the giving of the law from Mount Sinai, when God made His conditional covenant with Israel. See Exodus 19 and 20. Once again, those professing Christ are urged not to remain at the fearful Sinai, but to go on to Zion—not to linger under the old covenant, but to enter fully into the new covenant.

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