New American Standard Bible
Then the sons of Israel spoke to Moses, saying, "Behold, we perish, we are dying, we are all dying!
King James Bible
And the children of Israel spake unto Moses, saying, Behold, we die, we perish, we all perish.
Darby Bible Translation
And the children of Israel spoke to Moses, saying, Lo, we expire, we perish, we all perish.
World English Bible
The children of Israel spoke to Moses, saying, "Behold, we perish! We are undone! We are all undone!
Young's Literal Translation
And the sons of Israel speak unto Moses, saying, 'Lo, we have expired; we have perished; we have all of us perished;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
A new section should begin with these verses. They are connected retrospectively with Numbers 16; and form the immediate introduction to Numbers 18. The people were terror-stricken by the fate of the company of Korah and by the plague. Presumption passed by reaction into despair. Was there any approach for them to the tabernacle of the Lord? Was there any escape from death, except by keeping aloof from His presence? The answers are supplied by the ordinances which testified that the God of judgment was still a God of grace and of love.
Thus Moses did; just as the LORD had commanded him, so he did.
Then I said, "Woe is me, for I am ruined! Because I am a man of unclean lips, And I live among a people of unclean lips; For my eyes have seen the King, the LORD of hosts."
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