Numbers 20 :2

Numbers 20 :2 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

And there was no water for the congregation: and they gathered themselves together against Moses and against Aaron.

King James Version (KJV)

And there was no water for the congregation: and they gathered themselves together against Moses and against Aaron.

American Standard Version (ASV)

And there was no water for the congregation: and they assembled themselves together against Moses and against Aaron.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

And there was no water for the people: and they came together against Moses and against Aaron.

Webster's Revision

And there was no water for the congregation: and they assembled themselves against Moses and against Aaron.

World English Bible

There was no water for the congregation: and they assembled themselves together against Moses and against Aaron.

English Revised Version (ERV)

And there was no water for the congregation: and they assembled themselves together against Moses and against Aaron.

Definitions for Numbers 20 :2

Clarke's Commentary on Numbers 20 :2

And there was no water for the congregation - The same occurrence took place to the children of Israel at Kadesh, as did formerly to their fathers at Rephidim, see Exodus 17:1; and as the fathers murmured, so also did the children.

Barnes' Commentary on Numbers 20 :2

The language of the murmurers is noteworthy. It has the air of a traditional remonstrance handed down from the last generation. Compare marginal references.

Wesley's Commentary on Numbers 20 :2

20:2 No water - Which having followed them through all their former journeys, began to fail them here, because they were now come near countries, where waters might be had by ordinary means, and therefore God would not use extraordinary, lest he should seem to prostitute the honour of miracles. This story, though like that, Exo 17:1 - 7, is different from it, as appears by divers circumstances. It is a great mercy, to have plenty of water; a mercy which if we found the want of, we should own the worth of.
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