And the people of Israel, the whole congregation, came into the wilderness of Zin in the first month, and the people stayed in Kadesh; and Miriam died there, and was buried there.
Now there was no water for the congregation; and they assembled themselves together against Moses and against Aaron.
And the people contended with Moses, and said, "Would that we had died when our brethren died before the LORD!
Why have you brought the assembly of the LORD into this wilderness, that we should die here, both we and our cattle?
And why have you made us come up out of Egypt, to bring us to this evil place? It is no place for grain, or figs, or vines, or pomegranates; and there is no water to drink."
Then Moses and Aaron went from the presence of the assembly to the door of the tent of meeting, and fell on their faces. And the glory of the LORD appeared to them,
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