Numbers 20:13

“This is the water of Meribah; because the children of Israel strove with the LORD, and he was sanctified in them.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

This is the water of Meribah, because the children of Israel stroue with the Lord; and he was sanctified in them.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Those {were} the waters of Meribah, because the sons of Israel contended with the LORD, and He proved Himself holy among them.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

These are the waters of Meribah; because the children of Israel strove with Jehovah, and he was sanctified in them.
- American Standard Version (1901)

These are the waters of Meribah; because the children of Israel went against the Lord, and they saw that he was holy among them.
- Basic English Bible

These are the waters of Meribah, where the children of Israel contended with Jehovah, and he hallowed himself in them.
- Darby Bible

This is the water of Meribah; because the children of Israel strove with the LORD, and he was sanctified in them.
- Webster's Bible

These are the waters of Meribah; because the children of Israel strove with Yahweh, and he was sanctified in them.
- World English Bible

These [are] waters of Meribah, because the sons of Israel have `striven' with Jehovah, and He is sanctified upon them.
- Youngs Literal Bible

These are the waters of Meribah, where the children of Israel strove with the LORD, and He was sanctified in them.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Numbers 20:13


20:13 Meribah - That is, strife. In them - Or, among them, the children of Israel, by the demonstration of his omnipotency, veracity, and clemency towards the Israelites, and of his impartial holiness and severity against sin even in his greatest friends and favourites.


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