Numbers 12:12
New International Version
Do not let her be like a stillborn infant coming from its mother's womb with its flesh half eaten away."

New Living Translation
Don’t let her be like a stillborn baby, already decayed at birth.”

English Standard Version
Let her not be as one dead, whose flesh is half eaten away when he comes out of his mother’s womb.”

Berean Study Bible
Please do not let her be like a stillborn infant whose flesh is half consumed when he comes out of his mother’s womb.”

New American Standard Bible
"Oh, do not let her be like one dead, whose flesh is half eaten away when he comes from his mother's womb!"

New King James Version
Please do not let her be as one dead, whose flesh is half consumed when he comes out of his mother’s womb!”

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

Christian Standard Bible
Please don't let her be like a dead baby whose flesh is half eaten away when he comes out of his mother's womb."

Contemporary English Version
Don't let Miriam's flesh rot away like a child born dead!"

Good News Translation
Don't let her become like something born dead with half its flesh eaten away."

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Please don't let her be like a dead baby whose flesh is half eaten away when he comes out of his mother's womb."

International Standard Version
Please don't let her be like one of the living dead, who is born with a congenital skin disease."

NET Bible
Do not let her be like a baby born dead, whose flesh is half-consumed when it comes out of its mother's womb!"

New Heart English Bible
Let her not, I pray, be as one dead, of whom the flesh is half consumed when he comes out of his mother's womb."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Don't let her be like a stillborn baby that's not completely developed."

JPS Tanakh 1917
Let her not, I pray, be as one dead, of whom the flesh is half consumed when he cometh out of his mother's womb.'

New American Standard 1977
“Oh, do not let her be like one dead, whose flesh is half eaten away when he comes from his mother’s womb!”

Jubilee Bible 2000
Let her not be as one dead, of whom the flesh is half consumed when he comes out of his mother's womb.

King James 2000 Bible
Let her not be as one dead, whose flesh is half consumed when he comes out of his mother's womb.

American King James Version
Let her not be as one dead, of whom the flesh is half consumed when he comes out of his mother's womb.

American Standard Version
Let her not, I pray, be as one dead, of whom the flesh is half consumed when he cometh out of his mother's womb.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Let her not be as it were like death, as an abortion coming out of his mother's womb, when the disease devours the half of the flesh.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Let her not be as one dead, and as an abortive that is cast forth from the mother's womb. Lo, now one half of her flesh is consumed with the leprosy.

Darby Bible Translation
Let her not be as one stillborn, half of whose flesh is consumed when he comes out of his mother's womb.

English Revised Version
Let her not, I pray, be as one dead, of whom the flesh is half consumed when he cometh out of his mother's womb.

Webster's Bible Translation
Let her not be as one dead, of whom the flesh is half consumed at the time of his birth.

World English Bible
Let her not, I pray, be as one dead, of whom the flesh is half consumed when he comes out of his mother's womb."

Young's Literal Translation
let her not, I pray thee, be as one dead, when in his coming out from the womb of his mother -- the half of his flesh is consumed.'
Study Bible
The Murmuring of Miriam and Aaron
11and said to Moses, “My lord, please do not hold against us this sin we have so foolishly committed. 12Please do not let her be like a stillborn infant whose flesh is half consumed when he comes out of his mother’s womb.” 13So Moses cried out to the LORD, “O God, please heal her!”…
Cross References
Numbers 12:11
and said to Moses, "My lord, please do not hold against us this sin we have so foolishly committed.

Numbers 12:13
So Moses cried out to the LORD, "O God, please heal her!"

Treasury of Scripture

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

as one dead

Psalm 88:4,5
I am counted with them that go down into the pit: I am as a man that hath no strength: …

Ephesians 2:1-5
And you hath he quickened, who were dead in trespasses and sins; …

Colossians 2:13
And you, being dead in your sins and the uncircumcision of your flesh, hath he quickened together with him, having forgiven you all trespasses;

of whom

Job 3:16
Or as an hidden untimely birth I had not been; as infants which never saw light.

Psalm 58:8
As a snail which melteth, let every one of them pass away: like the untimely birth of a woman, that they may not see the sun.

1 Corinthians 15:8
And last of all he was seen of me also, as of one born out of due time.







Lexicon
Please
נָ֥א (nā)
Interjection
Strong's Hebrew 4994: I pray', 'now', 'then'

do not
אַל־ (’al-)
Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 408: Not

let her be
תְהִ֖י (ṯə·hî)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect Jussive - third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

like a stillborn infant
כַּמֵּ֑ת (kam·mêṯ)
Preposition-k, Article | Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4191: To die, to kill

whose
אֲשֶׁ֤ר (’ă·šer)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's Hebrew 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

flesh
בְשָׂרֽוֹ׃ (ḇə·śā·rōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1320: Flesh, body, person, the pudenda of a, man

is half
חֲצִ֥י (ḥă·ṣî)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 2677: The half, middle

consumed
וַיֵּאָכֵ֖ל (way·yê·’ā·ḵêl)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Nifal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 398: To eat

when he comes out
בְּצֵאתוֹ֙ (bə·ṣê·ṯōw)
Preposition-b | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3318: To go, bring, out, direct and proxim

of his mother’s
אִמּ֔וֹ (’im·mōw)
Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 517: A mother, )

womb.”
מֵרֶ֣חֶם (mê·re·ḥem)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 7358: The womb
(12) Let her not be as one dead.--This is another of the places in which the Scribes are said to have altered the text. The original is said to have been as follows:--Let her not be as one dead, who proceeded from the womb of our mother, and half of our flesh be consumed. The leper was "as one dead" in two respects--(1) as being shut out from inter course with his brethren; and (2) as causing ceremonial defilement in the case of those who were brought into contact with him, similar to that which was caused by touching a dead body. "He was," as Archbishop Trench has remarked, "a dreadful parable of death" (On the Miracles, p. 214). In the most severe types of leprosy there was, as the same writer has observed, "a dissolution, little by little, of the whole body, so that one limb after another actually decayed and fell away" (Ibid, p. 213).

Verse 12. - As one dead. Rather, "as the dead thing," i.e. the still-born child, in which death and decay have anticipated life. Such was the frightful effect of leprosy in its last stages. 12:10-16 The cloud departed, and Miriam became leprous. When God goes, evil comes: expect no good when God departs. Her foul tongue, as Bishop Hall says, was justly punished with a foul face. Aaron, as priest, was judge of the leprosy. He could not pronounce her leprous without trembling, knowing himself to be equally guilty. But if she was thus punished for speaking against Moses, what will become of those who sin against Christ? Aaron, who joined his sister in speaking against Moses, is forced for himself and his sister, to beseech him, and to speak highly of him whom he had so lately blamed. Those who trample upon the saints and servants of God, will one day be glad to make court to them. It is well when rebukes produce confession of sin and repentance. Such offenders, though corrected and disgraced, shall be pardoned. Moses made it appear, that he forgave the injury done him. To this pattern of Moses, and that of our Saviour, who said, Father, forgive them, we must conform. A reason is given for Miriam's being put out of the camp for seven days; because thus she ought to accept the punishment of her sin. When under the tokens of God's displeasure for sin, it becomes us to take shame to ourselves. This hindered the people's progress in their march forward towards Canaan. Many things oppose us, but nothing so hinders us in the way to heaven, as sin.
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