Numbers 14:12
Good News Translation
I will send an epidemic and destroy them, but I will make you the father of a nation that is larger and more powerful than they are!"

Contemporary English Version
So they will no longer be my people. I will destroy them, but I will make you the ancestor of a nation even stronger than theirs."

Douay-Rheims Bible
I will strike them therefore with pestilence, and will consume them: but thee I will make a ruler over a great nation, and a mightier than this is.

New American Bible
I will strike them with pestilence and disown them. Then I will make of you a nation greater and mightier than they.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

I will strike them therefore with pestilence, and will consume them: but thee I will make a ruler over a great nation, and a mightier than this is.

smite

Numbers 16:46-49 Moses said to Aaron: Take the censer, and putting fire in it from the altar, put incense upon it, and go quickly to the people to pray for them: for already wrath is gone out from the Lord, and the plague rageth. . . .

Numbers 25:9 And there were slain four and twenty thousand men.

Exodus 5:3 And they said: The God of the Hebrews hath called us, to go three days' journey into the wilderness, and to sacrifice to the Lord our God; lest a pestilence or the sword fall upon us.

2 Samuel 24:1,12-15 And the anger of the Lord was again kindled against Israel, and stirred up David among them, saying: Go, number Israel and Juda. . . .

will make

Exodus 32:10 Let me alone, that my wrath may be kindled against them, and that I may destroy them, and I will make of thee a great nation.

Context
The People Rebel
11And the Lord said to Moses: How long will this people detract me? how long will they not believe me for all the signs that I have wrought before them? 12I will strike them therefore with pestilence, and will consume them: but thee I will make a ruler over a great nation, and a mightier than this is.
Cross References
Exodus 32:10
Let me alone, that my wrath may be kindled against them, and that I may destroy them, and I will make of thee a great nation.

Leviticus 26:25
And I will bring in upon you the sword that shall avenge my covenant. And when you shall flee into the cities, I will send the pestilence in the midst of you. And you shall be delivered into the hands of your enemies,

Deuteronomy 28:21
May the Lord set the pestilence upon thee, until he consume thee out of the land, which thou shalt go in to possess.

Ezekiel 20:13
But the house of Israel provoked me in the desert: they walked not in my statutes, and they cast away my judgments, which if a man do he shall live in them: and they grievously violated my sabbaths. I said therefore that I would pour out my indignation upon them in the desert, and would consume them.

Additional Translations
I will strike them with a plague and destroy them—and I will make you into a nation greater and mightier than they are.”I will smite them with the pestilence, and disinherit them, and will make of you a greater nation and mightier than they.

I will smite them with the pestilence, and disinherit them, and will make of thee a nation greater and mightier than they.

I will smite them with death, and destroy them; and I will make of thee and of thy father's house a great nation, and much greater than this.

I will smite them with the pestilence, and destroy them, and will make of thee a nation greater and mightier than they.

I will smite them with the pestilence, and disinherit them, and will make of thee a nation greater and mightier than they.

I will smite them with the pestilence, and disinherit them, and will make of thee a greater nation and mightier than they.

I will strike them with the pestilence, and disinherit them, and will make of you a nation greater and mightier than they."

I smite it with pestilence, and dispossess it, and make thee become a nation greater and mightier than it.'
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