The anger of the Lord burned against them,(A) and he left them.(B)

10 When the cloud lifted from above the tent,(C) Miriam’s skin was leprous[a]—it became as white as snow.(D) Aaron turned toward her and saw that she had a defiling skin disease,(E) 11 and he said to Moses, “Please, my lord, I ask you not to hold against us the sin we have so foolishly committed.(F) 12 Do not let her be like a stillborn infant coming from its mother’s womb with its flesh half eaten away.”

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  1. Numbers 12:10 The Hebrew for leprous was used for various diseases affecting the skin.

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