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Numbers 20:3

    Numbers 20:3 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And the people chode with Moses, and spake, saying, Would God that we had died when our brethren died before the LORD!

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And the people strived with Moses, and spoke, saying, Would God that we had died when our brothers died before the LORD!

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And the people strove with Moses, and spake, saying, Would that we had died when our brethren died before Jehovah!

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And the people were angry with Moses and said, If only death had overtaken us when our brothers came to their death before the Lord!

    Webster's Revision

    And the people strove with Moses, and spake, saying, Would that we had died when our brethren died before Jehovah!

    World English Bible

    The people strove with Moses, and spoke, saying, "We wish that we had died when our brothers died before Yahweh!

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And the people strove with Moses, and spake, saying, Would God that we had died when our brethren died before the LORD!

    Wesley's Notes on Numbers 20:3

    20:3 Before the Lord - Suddenly, rather than to die such a lingering death. Their sin was much greater than that of their parents, because they should have taken warning by their miscarriages, and by the terrible effects of them, which their eyes had seen.