And Aaron said to Moses, "Oh, my lord, do not punish us because we have done foolishly and have sinned.
Let her not be as one dead, of whom the flesh is half consumed when he comes out of his mother's womb."
And Moses cried to the LORD, "Heal her, O God, I beseech thee."
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 up outside the camp seven days, and after that she may be brought in again."
So Miriam was shut up outside the camp seven days; and the people did not set out on the march till Miriam was brought in again.
After that the people set out from Haze'roth, and encamped in the wilderness of Paran.
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