Numbers 20:1-6 CSB

Water from the Rock

1 The entire Israelite community entered the Wilderness of Zin in the first month, and theya settled in Kadesh. Miriamb died and was buried there.

References for Numbers 20:1

    • a 20:1 - Lit the people
    • b 20:1 - Nm 12:1; 26:59; Ex 15:20-21; Dt 24:9
      2 There was no water for the community, so they assembled against Moses and Aaron.
      3 The people quarreled with Moses and said, "If only we had perished when our brothers perished before the Lord.c

      References for Numbers 20:3

        • c 20:3 - Nm 16:31-35,41-50
          4 Why have you brought the Lord's assembly into this wilderness for us and our livestock to die here?
          5 Why have you led us up from Egypt to bring us to this evil place? It's not a place of grain, figs, vines, and pomegranates,d and there is no water to drink!"

          References for Numbers 20:5

            • d 20:5 - Nm 13:23-27; Ex 13:5; Dt 8:8
              6 Then Moses and Aaron went from the presence of the assembly to the doorway of the tent of meeting. They fell down with their faces [to the ground], and the glory of the Lord appeared to them.