New American Standard Bible
Do not harden your hearts, as at Meribah, As in the day of Massah in the wilderness,
King James Bible
Harden not your heart, as in the provocation, and as in the day of temptation in the wilderness:
Darby Bible Translation
Harden not your heart, as at Meribah, as in the day of Massah, in the wilderness;
World English Bible
Don't harden your heart, as at Meribah, as in the day of Massah in the wilderness,
Young's Literal Translation
Harden not your heart as in Meribah, As in the day of Massah in the wilderness,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Harden not your heart - See this verse explained in the notes at Hebrews 3:8.
As in the provocation ... - Margin, "contention." The original is "Meribah." See Exodus 17:7, where the original words Meribah, rendered here "provocation," and "Massah," rendered here "temptation," are retained in the translation.
LibraryWeighed, and Found Wanting
'And all the congregation lifted up their voice, and cried; and the people wept that night. 2. And all the children of Israel murmured against Moses and against Aaron; and the whole congregation said unto them, Would God that we had died in the land of Egypt! or would God we had died in this wilderness! 3. And wherefore hath the Lord brought us unto this land, to fall by the sword, that our wives and our children should be a prey? were it not better for us to return into Egypt? 4. And they said one …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Epistle xxxi. To Phocas, Emperor .
"This man led them out, performing wonders and signs in the land of Egypt and in the Red Sea and in the wilderness for forty years.
DO NOT HARDEN YOUR HEARTS AS WHEN THEY PROVOKED ME, AS IN THE DAY OF TRIAL IN THE WILDERNESS,
Therefore the people quarreled with Moses and said, "Give us water that we may drink." And Moses said to them, "Why do you quarrel with me? Why do you test the LORD?"
He named the place Massah and Meribah because of the quarrel of the sons of Israel, and because they tested the LORD, saying, "Is the LORD among us, or not?"
Those were the waters of Meribah, because the sons of Israel contended with the LORD, and He proved Himself holy among them.
"You shall not put the LORD your God to the test, as you tested Him at Massah.
How often they rebelled against Him in the wilderness And grieved Him in the desert!
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