5072 Aaron, spokesman for Moses

5072 Aaron, spokesman for Moses

He was called by God to speak for his brother Moses in the confrontation with Pharaoh and to lead the Israelites out of Egypt. Negligence of the Lord’s express command cost him the privilege of entering the promised land.

Aaron’s genealogy and family

Ex 6:20; Lev 10:1-3; Nu 3:1-2; 1Ch 6:3

Aaron was spokesman for Moses in Egypt

His call Ex 4:14-16

The brothers meet and confront Pharaoh Ex 5:1 See also Ex 4:27-28

The command to lead the Israelites out of Egypt Ex 6:13

Aaron’s staff See also Ex 7:8-12,19-20; Ex 8:5-6,16-17

Pharaoh’s hardness of heart Ex 11:10

Subsequent events in Aaron’s life

The Lord’s instructions for the Passover Ex 12:43 See also Ex 12:1-3

The Israelites grumble against Moses and Aaron Ex 16:2-3,9

Aaron commemorates the Lord’s provision of manna Ex 16:33

The meeting of Aaron and Jethro Ex 18:12

Aaron as census-taker Nu 1:3; Nu 4:34,46

Aaron as prayer partner Ex 17:10,12

Aaron’s jealousy and subsequent repentance Nu 12:1-2,5,11

Aaron makes the people a golden calf Ex 32:4 See also Ex 32:1-3,5; Ac 7:40

Moses rebukes him Ex 32:21-24,35; Dt 9:20

Rebellion against Moses and Aaron Nu 14:2; Nu 16:3,11,20-22,39-48

Aaron’s authority vindicated Nu 17:8 See also Nu 17:10

The Lord prevents Aaron and Moses from entering the promised land Nu 20:2,7-12

The death of Aaron

Nu 20:25-26,28-29; Nu 33:38-39

See also

4512staff
5101Moses
5265complaints
7221exodus, the
7257promised land
7324calf worship
8768idolatry

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