Numbers 9:6

“And there were certain men, who were defiled by the dead body of a man, that they could not keep the passover on that day: and they came before Moses and before Aaron on that day:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And there were certaine men who were defiled by the dead body of a man, that they could not keepe the Passeouer on that day: and they came before Moses, and before Aaron on that day.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But there were {some} men who were unclean because of {the} dead person, so that they could not observe Passover on that day; so they came before Moses and Aaron on that day.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And there were certain men, who were unclean by reason of the dead body of a man, so that they could not keep the passover on that day: and they came before Moses and before Aaron on that day:
- American Standard Version (1901)

And there were certain men who were unclean because of a dead body, so that they were not able to keep the Passover on that day; and they came before Moses and before Aaron on that day:
- Basic English Bible

And there were men, who were unclean through the dead body of a man, and could not hold the passover on that day; and they came before Moses and before Aaron on that day.
- Darby Bible

And there were certain men, who were defiled by the dead body of a man, that they could not keep the passover on that day: and they came before Moses and before Aaron on that day:
- Webster's Bible

There were certain men, who were unclean because of the dead body of a man, so that they could not keep the Passover on that day, and they came before Moses and before Aaron on that day.
- World English Bible

And there are men who have been defiled by the body of a man, and they have not been able to prepare the passover on that day, and they come near before Moses, and before Aaron, on that day,
- Youngs Literal Bible

But there were certain men, who were unclean by the dead body of a man, so that they could not keep the passover on that day; and they came before Moses and before Aaron on that day.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Numbers 9:6


9:6 They came - For resolution of their difficulty.


Discussion for Numbers 9

  • Mary
    In chapter 9 God gives all the children of Israel the opportunity to participate in the Passover. As long as obedience is there the cloud protection of the Lord kept them safe.

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