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I will be standing there in front of you on the rock in Horeb. Strike the rock, and the water will flow from it for the people to drink.(A) Moses did this, in the sight of the elders of Israel.

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11 (A)Then, raising his hand, Moses struck the rock twice[a] with his staff, and water came out in abundance, and the community and their livestock drank.

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  1. 20:11 Twice: perhaps because he did not have sufficient faith to work the wonder with the first blow. Cf. v. 12.