Numbers 17:13

“Whosoever cometh any thing near unto the tabernacle of the LORD shall die: shall we be consumed with dying?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Whosoeuer commeth any thing neere vnto the Tabernacle of the Lord, shall die: Shall wee be consumed with dying?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Everyone who comes near, who comes near to the tabernacle of the LORD, must die. Are we to perish completely?"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Every one that cometh near, that cometh near unto the tabernacle of Jehovah, dieth: shall we perish all of us?
- American Standard Version (1901)

Death will overtake everyone who comes near, who comes near the House of the Lord: are we all to come to destruction?
- Basic English Bible

Every one that comes at all near to the tabernacle of Jehovah shall die: shall we then expire altogether?
- Darby Bible

Whoever approacheth the tabernacle of the LORD shall die: shall we be consumed with dying?
- Webster's Bible

Everyone who comes near, who comes near to the tabernacle of Yahweh, dies! Will we all perish?"
- World English Bible

any who is at all drawing near unto the tabernacle of Jehovah dieth; have we not been consumed -- to expire?'
- Youngs Literal Bible

(17:28) Every one that cometh near, that cometh near unto the tabernacle of the LORD, is to die; shall we wholly perish?'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Numbers 17:13


17:13 Near - Nearer than be should do; an error which we may easily commit. Will God proceed with us according to his strict justice, till all the people be cut off?


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