Deuteronomy 24:9

9 Remember what the LORD your God did to Miriam as you were coming from Egypt.

Deuteronomy 24:9 Meaning and Commentary

Deuteronomy 24:9

Remember what the Lord thy God did unto Miriam
Who was stricken with leprosy for speaking against Moses, and was shut up seven days; and they are reminded of this instance, partly to warn them against entertaining evil suspicions, and surmises of persons in power and authority, and speaking evil of them; and partly to expect that punishment would certainly be inflicted on them, should they be guilty of the same crime; nor should they think it hard, either to be smitten with leprosy, or to be shut up for it; since Miriam, a prophetess, and the sister of Moses, was so used; and that when

by the way, after that ye were come out of Egypt:
when upon their journey, and were retarded in it, and obliged to stay at least seven days before they could proceed on in it; see ( Numbers 12:14-16 ) .

Deuteronomy 24:9 In-Context

7 “If anyone kidnaps a fellow Israelite and treats him as a slave or sells him, the kidnapper must die. In this way, you will purge the evil from among you.
8 “In all cases involving serious skin diseases, be careful to follow the instructions of the Levitical priests; obey all the commands I have given them.
9 Remember what the LORD your God did to Miriam as you were coming from Egypt.
10 “If you lend anything to your neighbor, do not enter his house to pick up the item he is giving as security.
11 You must wait outside while he goes in and brings it out to you.
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