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Numbers 20:13-15 International Children’s Bible (ICB)

13 These are the waters of Meribah.[a] Here the Israelites argued with the Lord. And the Lord showed them he was holy.

Edom Will Not Let Israel Pass

14 From Kadesh, Moses sent messengers to the king of Edom. He said, “Your brothers, the Israelites, say to you: You know about all the troubles we have had. 15 Our ancestors went down into Egypt. And we lived there for many years. The people of Egypt were cruel to our ancestors.

Footnotes:

  1. 20:13 Meribah This name in Hebrew means “argument.”
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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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