NUMBERS 12:12

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“Let her not be as one dead, of whom the flesh is half consumed when he cometh out of his mother's womb.”

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Numbers 12:12 Translation & Meaning

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Let her נָ֥א 'I pray', 'now', or 'then'; added mostly to verbs (in the Imperative or Future), or to interjections, occasionally to an adverb or conjunction Let
not אַל Not (the qualified negation, used as a deprecative); once (Job 24:25) as a noun, nothing not
be תְהִ֖י To exist, i.e., be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary) be
as one dead, כַּמֵּ֑ת To die (literally or figuratively); causatively, to kill one dead
of whom אֲשֶׁ֤ר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc of whom
the flesh בְשָׂרֽוֹ׃ Flesh (from its freshness); by extension, body, person; also (by euphemistically) the pudenda of a man flesh
is half חֲצִ֥י The half or middle half
consumed וַיֵּֽאָכֵ֖ל To eat (literally or figuratively) consumed
when he cometh out בְּצֵאתוֹ֙ To go (causatively, bring) out, in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively, direct and proxim cometh out
of his mother's אִמּ֔וֹ A mother (as the bond of the family); in a wide sense (both literally and figuratively [like father]) mothers
womb. מֵרֶ֣חֶם The womb womb

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  • 10  And the cloud departed from off the tabernacle; and, behold, Miriam became leprous, white as snow: and Aaron looked upon Miriam, and, behold, she was leprous.

  • 11  And Aaron said unto Moses, Alas, my lord, I beseech thee, lay not the sin upon us, wherein we have done foolishly, and wherein we have sinned.

  • 12  Let her not be as one dead, of whom the flesh is half consumed when he cometh out of his mother's womb.

  • 13  And Moses cried unto the Lord, saying, Heal her now, O God, I beseech thee.

  • 14  And the Lord said unto Moses, If her father had but spit in her face, should she not be ashamed seven days? let her be shut out from the camp seven days, and after that let her be received in again.




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