You must set boundaries for the people all around the mountain, saying, ‘Beware that you do not go up onto the mountain or touch its border. Whoever touches the mountain is to be put to death, yes, death. Bible see other translations

“death, yes, death.” The Hebrew text contains the figure of speech polyptoton.

[For more on polyptoton and the way it is translated in the REV, see commentary on Genesis 2:16.]

[See figure of speech “polyptoton.”]

Commentary for: Exodus 19:12