Numbers 27:12-23 RSV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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12 The LORD said to Moses, "Go up into this mountain of Ab'arim, and see the land which I have given to the people of Israel. 12 Then the LORD said to Moses, "Go up this mountain in the Abarim range and see the land I have given the Israelites.
13 And when you have seen it, you also shall be gathered to your people, as your brother Aaron was gathered, 13 After you have seen it, you too will be gathered to your people, as your brother Aaron was,
14 because you rebelled against my word in the wilderness of Zin during the strife of the congregation, to sanctify me at the waters before their eyes." (These are the waters of Mer'ibah of Kadesh in the wilderness of Zin.) 14 for when the community rebelled at the waters in the Desert of Zin, both of you disobeyed my command to honor me as holy before their eyes." (These were the waters of Meribah Kadesh, in the Desert of Zin.)
15 Moses said to the LORD, 15 Moses said to the LORD,
16 "Let the LORD, the God of the spirits of all flesh, appoint a man over the congregation, 16 "May the LORD, the God of the spirits of all mankind, appoint a man over this community
17 who shall go out before them and come in before them, who shall lead them out and bring them in; that the congregation of the LORD may not be as sheep which have no shepherd." 17 to go out and come in before them, one who will lead them out and bring them in, so the LORD's people will not be like sheep without a shepherd."
18 And the LORD said to Moses, "Take Joshua the son of Nun, a man in whom is the spirit, and lay your hand upon him; 18 So the LORD said to Moses, "Take Joshua son of Nun, a man in whom is the spirit, and lay your hand on him.
19 cause him to stand before Elea'zar the priest and all the congregation, and you shall commission him in their sight. 19 Have him stand before Eleazar the priest and the entire assembly and commission him in their presence.
20 You shall invest him with some of your authority, that all the congregation of the people of Israel may obey. 20 Give him some of your authority so the whole Israelite community will obey him.
21 And he shall stand before Elea'zar the priest, who shall inquire for him by the judgment of the Urim before the LORD; at his word they shall go out, and at his word they shall come in, both he and all the people of Israel with him, the whole congregation." 21 He is to stand before Eleazar the priest, who will obtain decisions for him by inquiring of the Urim before the LORD. At his command he and the entire community of the Israelites will go out, and at his command they will come in."
22 And Moses did as the LORD commanded him; he took Joshua and caused him to stand before Elea'zar the priest and the whole congregation, 22 Moses did as the LORD commanded him. He took Joshua and had him stand before Eleazar the priest and the whole assembly.
23 and he laid his hands upon him, and commissioned him as the LORD directed through Moses. 23 Then he laid his hands on him and commissioned him, as the LORD instructed through Moses.