The Bible in Its Traditions

Numbers 6:22–27

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22  And YHWH spoke unto Moses, saying

22  And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying,

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23  'Speak unto Aaron and unto his sons, saying: On this wise ye shall bless the children of Israel; ye shall say unto them

23  Speak to Aaron and to his sons, saying, Thus ye shall bless the children of Israel, saying to them,

23  “Say to Aaron and his sons: Thus shall you bless the sons of Israel, and you shall say to them

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24  YHWH bless thee, and keep thee;

24  The Lord bless thee and keep thee;

24  ‘May the Lord bless you and keep you.

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25  YHWH make His face to shine upon thee, and be gracious unto thee;

25  the Lord make his face to shine upon thee, and have mercy upon thee;

25  May the Lord reveal his face to you and take pity on you.

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26  YHWH lift up His countenance upon thee, and give thee peace.

26  the Lord lift up his countenance upon thee, and give thee peace.

26  May the Lord turn his countenance toward you and grant peace to you.’

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27  So shall they put My name upon the children of Israel, and I will bless them.'

27  And they shall put my name upon the children of Israel, and I the Lord will bless them.