Numbers 12 ©

1 God rebuketh the sedition of Miriam and Aaron. 10 Miriam's leprosy; Moses prayeth for her. 14 God commandeth her to be shut out of the camp seven days. 16 The people encamp in the wilderness of Paran.


AND Miriam and Aaron spake against Moses because of the 1Ethiopian woman whom he had 2married: for he had married an Ethiopian woman.


And athey said, Hath the LORD indeed spoken only by Moses? hath he not spoken also by us? And the LORD bheard it.


(Now the man Moses was cvery meek, above all the men which were upon the face of the earth.)


And the LORD spake dsuddenly unto Moses, and unto Aaron, and unto Miriam, Come out ye three unto the tabernacle of the congregation. And they three came out.


And the LORD ecame down in the pillar of the cloud, and stood in the door of the tabernacle, and called Aaron and Miriam: and they both came forth.


And he said, Hear now my words: If fthere be a prophet among you, I the LORD will make myself known unto him in a vision, and will speak unto him in a dream.


gMy servant Moses is not so, hwho is faithful in all mine house.


With him will I speak imouth to mouth, even *apparently, and jnot in dark speeches; and the ksimilitude of the LORD shall he behold: wherefore then were ye not lafraid to speak against my servant Moses?


And mthe anger of the LORD was kindled against them; and he departed.


And the cloud departed from off the tabernacle; and, behold, nMiriam became leprous, white as snow: and Aaron looked upon Miriam, and, behold, she was leprous.


And Aaron said unto Moses, oAlas, my lord, I beseech thee, play not the sin upon us, wherein we have done foolishly, and wherein we have sinned.


Let her not be as one qdead, of whom the flesh is half consumed when he cometh out of his mother's womb.


And Moses rcried unto the LORD, saying, Heal her now, O God, I beseech thee.


¶And the LORD said unto Moses, If her father had but sspit in her face, should she not be ashamed seven days? let her be tshut out from the camp seven days, and after that let her be received in again.


And Miriam uwas shut out from the camp seven days: and the people journeyed not vtill Miriam was brought in again.


And afterward the people removed from Hazeroth, and pitched in the wwilderness of Paran.