18 Mount Sinai was covered with smoke,(A) because the Lord descended on it in fire.(B) The smoke billowed up from it like smoke from a furnace,(C) and the whole mountain[a] trembled(D) violently.

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  1. Exodus 19:18 Most Hebrew manuscripts; a few Hebrew manuscripts and Septuagint and all the people
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21 They will flee to caverns in the rocks(A)
    and to the overhanging crags
from the fearful presence of the Lord
    and the splendor of his majesty,(B)
    when he rises(C) to shake the earth.(D)

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13 Therefore I will make the heavens tremble;(A)
    and the earth will shake(B) from its place
at the wrath(C) of the Lord Almighty,
    in the day of his burning anger.(D)

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18 Whoever flees(A) at the sound of terror
    will fall into a pit;(B)
whoever climbs out of the pit
    will be caught in a snare.(C)

The floodgates of the heavens(D) are opened,
    the foundations of the earth shake.(E)
19 The earth is broken up,(F)
    the earth is split asunder,(G)
    the earth is violently shaken.
20 The earth reels like a drunkard,(H)
    it sways like a hut(I) in the wind;
so heavy upon it is the guilt of its rebellion(J)
    that it falls(K)—never to rise again.(L)

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“Will not the land tremble(A) for this,
    and all who live in it mourn?
The whole land will rise like the Nile;
    it will be stirred up and then sink
    like the river of Egypt.(B)

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26 At that time his voice shook the earth,(A) but now he has promised, “Once more I will shake not only the earth but also the heavens.”[a](B)

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  1. Hebrews 12:26 Haggai 2:6
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