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Numbers 12 BBE/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Now Miriam and Aaron said evil against Moses, because of the Cushite woman to whom he was married, for he had taken a Cushite woman as his wife. 1 Miriam and Aaron began to talk against Moses because of his Cushite wife, for he had married a Cushite.
2 And they said, Have the words of the Lord been given to Moses only? have they not come to us? And the Lord took note of 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 more gentle than any other man on 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 Aaron and Miriam, Come out, you three, to the Tent of meeting. And the three of them went 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, taking his place at the door of the Tent, and made Aaron and Miriam come before him. 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, Now give ear to my words: if there is a prophet among you I will give him knowledge of myself in a vision and will let my words come to 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 My servant Moses is not so; he is true to me 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 will have talk mouth to mouth, openly and not in dark sayings; and with his eyes he will see the form of the Lord: why then had you no fear of saying evil 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 burning with wrath against them, the Lord went away. 9 The anger of the LORD burned against them, and he left them.
10 And the cloud was moved from over the Tent; and straight away Miriam became a leper, as white as snow: and Aaron, looking at Miriam, saw that she was a leper. 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 Then Aaron said to Moses, O my lord, let not our sin be on our heads, for we have done foolishly and are sinners. 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 wasted when he comes out from the body of his mother. 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, crying to the Lord, said, Let my prayer come before you, O God, and make her well. 13 So Moses cried out to the LORD, "O God, please heal her!"
14 And the Lord said to Moses, If her father had put a mark of shame on her, would she not be shamed for seven days? Let her be shut up outside the tent-circle for seven days, and after that she may come 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 up outside the tent-circle for seven days: and the people did not go forward on their journey till Miriam had come 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 went on from Hazeroth and put up their tents in the waste land of Paran. 16 After that, the people left Hazeroth and encamped in the Desert of Paran.