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Numbers 17

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    Numbers 17:1 And the LORD spoke to Moses, saying,
    Numbers 17:2 Speak to the children of Israel, and take of every one of them a rod according to the house of their fathers, of all their princes according to the house of their fathers twelve rods: write you every man's name on his rod.
    Numbers 17:3 And you shall write Aaron's name on the rod of Levi: for one rod shall be for the head of the house of their fathers.
    Numbers 17:4 And you shall lay them up in the tabernacle of the congregation before the testimony, where I will meet with you.
    Numbers 17:5 And it shall come to pass, that the man's rod, whom I shall choose, shall blossom: and I will make to cease from me the murmurings of the children of Israel, whereby they murmur against you.
    Numbers 17:6 And Moses spoke to the children of Israel, and every one of their princes gave him a rod apiece, for each prince one, according to their fathers' houses, even twelve rods: and the rod of Aaron was among their rods.
    Numbers 17:7 And Moses laid up the rods before the LORD in the tabernacle of witness.
    Numbers 17:8 And it came to pass, that on the morrow Moses went into the tabernacle of witness; and, behold, the rod of Aaron for the house of Levi was budded, and brought forth buds, and bloomed blossoms, and yielded almonds.
    Numbers 17:9 And Moses brought out all the rods from before the LORD to all the children of Israel: and they looked, and took every man his rod.
    Numbers 17:10 And the LORD said to Moses, Bring Aaron's rod again before the testimony, to be kept for a token against the rebels; and you shall quite take away their murmurings from me, that they die not.
    Numbers 17:11 And Moses did so: as the LORD commanded him, so did he.
    Numbers 17:12 And the children of Israel spoke to Moses, saying, Behold, we die, we perish, we all perish.
    Numbers 17:13 Whoever comes any thing near to the tabernacle of the LORD shall die: shall we be consumed with dying?