The Bible in Its Traditions

Numbers 20:22–29

M G S Sam
V

22  And they journeyed from Kadesh; and the children of Israel, even the whole congregation, came unto mount Hor.

22  And when they had moved the camp from Kadesh, they arrived at mount Hor, which is at the borders of the land of Edom,

M G Sam
V
S

23  And YHWH spoke unto Moses and Aaron in mount Hor, by the border of the land of Edom, saying

23  where the Lord spoke to Moses

23  And the LORD said to Moses and Aaron at mount Hor by the border of the land of Edom,

M Sam
G
V

24  'Aaron shall be gathered unto his people; for he shall not enter into the land which I have given unto the children of Israel, because ye rebelled against My word at the waters of Meribah.

24  Let Aaron be added to his people; for ye shall certainly not go into the land which I have given the children of Israel, because ye provoked me at the water of strife.

24  “Let Aaron,” he said, “go to his people. For he shall not enter into the land which I have given to the sons of Israel, because he did not believe my mouth at the Waters of Contradiction.

M S Sam
G
V

25  Take Aaron and Eleazar his son, and bring them up unto mount Hor.

25  Take Aaron, and Eleazar his son, and bring them up to the mount Or before all the congregation;

25  Take Aaron, and his son with him, and lead them on to mount Hor.

26  And strip Aaron of his garments, and put them upon Eleazar his son; and Aaron shall be gathered unto his people, and shall die there.'

26  and take Aaron’s apparel from off him, and put it on Eleazar his son: and let Aaron die there and be added to his people.

26  And when you have stripped the father of his vestments, you shall put them on Eleazar, his son. Aaron shall be gathered and shall die there.”

M G S Sam
V

27  And Moses did as YHWH commanded; and they went up into mount Hor in the sight of all the congregation.

27  Moses did just as the Lord had instructed. And they ascended mount Hor, in the sight of the entire multitude.

M S Sam
G
V

28  And Moses stripped Aaron of his garments, and put them upon Eleazar his son; and Aaron died there in the top of the mount; and Moses and Eleazar came down from the mount.

28  And he took Aaron’s garments off him, and put them on Eleazar his son, and Aaron died on the top of the mountain; and Moses and Eleazar came down from the mountain.

28  And when he had despoiled Aaron of his vestments, he clothed his son Eleazar with them.

29  And when Aaron had died at the top of the mountain, Moses came down with Eleazar.

M G S Sam
V

29  And when all the congregation saw that Aaron was dead, they wept for Aaron thirty days, even all the house of Israel.

29  And the entire multitude, seeing that Aaron lay dead, wept over him for thirty days, throughout all their families.