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Numbers 20:13-15 Easy-to-Read Version (ERV)

13 This place was called the waters of Meribah.[a] This is where the Israelites argued with the Lord and where he showed them that he was holy.

Edom Will Not Let Israel Pass

14 While Moses was at Kadesh, he sent some men with a message to the king of Edom. The message said,

“This is what your brothers, the Israelites, say to you: You know about all the troubles we have had. 15 Many years ago our ancestors went down into Egypt, and we lived there for many years. The people of Egypt were cruel to us.

Footnotes:

  1. Numbers 20:13 Meribah This name means “argument” or “rebellion.”
Easy-to-Read Version (ERV)

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Numbers 20:13-15 New International Version (NIV)

13 These were the waters of Meribah,[a] where the Israelites quarreled with the Lord and where he was proved holy among them.

Edom Denies Israel Passage

14 Moses sent messengers from Kadesh to the king of Edom, saying:

“This is what your brother Israel says: You know about all the hardships that have come on us. 15 Our ancestors went down into Egypt, and we lived there many years. The Egyptians mistreated us and our ancestors,

Footnotes:

  1. Numbers 20:13 Meribah means quarreling.
New International Version (NIV)

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