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1 Miriam and Aaron spoke against Moses because of the Cushite woman whom he had married, for he had married a Cushite woman. 1 Miriam and Aaron began to talk against Moses because of his Cushite wife, for he had married a Cushite.
2 And they said, "Has the LORD indeed spoken only through Moses? Has he not spoken through us also?" And the LORD heard it. 2 "Has the LORD spoken only through Moses?" they asked. "Hasn't he also spoken through us?" And the LORD heard this.
3 Now the man Moses was very meek, more than all people who were on the face of the earth. 3 (Now Moses was a very humble man, more humble than anyone else on the face of the earth.)
4 And suddenly the LORD said to Moses and to Aaron and Miriam, "Come out, you three, to the tent of meeting." And the three of them came out. 4 At once the LORD said to Moses, Aaron and Miriam, "Come out to the Tent of Meeting, all three of you." So the three of them came out.
5 And the LORD came down in a pillar of cloud and stood at the entrance of the tent and called Aaron and Miriam, and they both came forward. 5 Then the LORD came down in a pillar of cloud; he stood at the entrance to the Tent and summoned Aaron and Miriam. When both of them stepped forward,
6 And he said, "Hear my words: If there is a prophet among you, I the LORD make myself known to him in a vision; I speak with him in a dream. 6 he said, "Listen to my words: "When a prophet of the LORD is among you, I reveal myself to him in visions, I speak to him in dreams.
7 Not so with my servant Moses. He is faithful in all my house. 7 But this is not true of my servant Moses; he is faithful in all my house.
8 With him I speak mouth to mouth, clearly, and not in riddles, and he beholds the form of the LORD. Why then were you not afraid to speak against my servant Moses?" 8 With him I speak face to face, clearly and not in riddles; he sees the form of the LORD. Why then were you not afraid to speak against my servant Moses?"
9 And the anger of the LORD was kindled against them, and he departed. 9 The anger of the LORD burned against them, and he left them.
10 When the cloud removed from over the tent, behold, Miriam was leprous, like snow. And Aaron turned toward Miriam, and behold, she was leprous. 10 When the cloud lifted from above the Tent, there stood Miriam--leprous, like snow. Aaron turned toward her and saw that she had leprosy;
11 And Aaron said to Moses, "Oh, my lord, do not punish us because we have done foolishly and have sinned. 11 and he said to Moses, "Please, my lord, do not hold against us the sin we have so foolishly committed.
12 Let her not be as one dead, whose flesh is half eaten away when he comes out of his mother's womb." 12 Do not let her be like a stillborn infant coming from its mother's womb with its flesh half eaten away."
13 And Moses cried to the LORD, "O God, please heal her--please." 13 So Moses cried out to the LORD, "O God, please heal her!"
14 But the LORD said to Moses, "If her father had but spit in her face, should she not be shamed seven days? Let her be shut outside the camp seven days, and after that she may be brought in again." 14 The LORD replied to Moses, "If her father had spit in her face, would she not have been in disgrace for seven days? Confine her outside the camp for seven days; after that she can be brought back."
15 So Miriam was shut outside the camp seven days, and the people did not set out on the march till Miriam was brought in again. 15 So Miriam was confined outside the camp for seven days, and the people did not move on till she was brought back.
16 After that the people set out from Hazeroth, and camped in the wilderness of Paran. 16 After that, the people left Hazeroth and encamped in the Desert of Paran.