Numbers 14:1-5 NIV

The People Rebel

1 That night all the members of the community raised their voices and wept aloud.

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2 All the Israelites grumbled against Moses and Aaron, and the whole assembly said to them, “If only we had died in Egypt! Or in this wilderness!

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3 Why is the LORD bringing us to this land only to let us fall by the sword? Our wives and children will be taken as plunder. Wouldn’t it be better for us to go back to Egypt?”

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4 And they said to each other, “We should choose a leader and go back to Egypt.”

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5 Then Moses and Aaron fell facedown in front of the whole Israelite assembly gathered there.

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