Numbers 16:4
New International Version
When Moses heard this, he fell facedown.

New Living Translation
When Moses heard what they were saying, he fell face down on the ground.

English Standard Version
When Moses heard it, he fell on his face,

Berean Study Bible
When Moses heard this, he fell facedown.

King James Bible
And when Moses heard it, he fell upon his face:

New King James Version
So when Moses heard it, he fell on his face;

New American Standard Bible
When Moses heard this, he fell on his face;

NASB 1995
When Moses heard this, he fell on his face;

NASB 1977
When Moses heard this, he fell on his face;

Amplified Bible
And when Moses heard this, he fell face downward;

Christian Standard Bible
When Moses heard this, he fell facedown.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When Moses heard this, he fell facedown.

American Standard Version
And when Moses heard it, he fell upon his face:

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Moshe heard and he fell on his face.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And when Moses heard it, he fell on his face.

Contemporary English Version
When Moses heard this, he knelt down to pray.

Douay-Rheims Bible
When Moses heard this, he fell flat on his face:

English Revised Version
And when Moses heard it, he fell upon his face:

Good News Translation
When Moses heard this, he threw himself on the ground and prayed.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
As soon as Moses heard this, he bowed with his face touching the ground.

International Standard Version
When Moses heard this, he fell on his face.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And when Moses heard it, he fell upon his face.

Literal Standard Version
And Moses hears, and falls on his face,

NET Bible
When Moses heard it he fell down with his face to the ground.

New Heart English Bible
When Moses heard it, he fell on his face:

World English Bible
When Moses heard it, he fell on his face:

Young's Literal Translation
And Moses heareth, and falleth on his face,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Korah's Rebellion
3They came together against Moses and Aaron and told them, “You have taken too much upon yourselves! For everyone in the entire congregation is holy, and the LORD is in their midst. Why then do you exalt yourselves above the assembly of the LORD?” 4When Moses heard this, he fell facedown. 5Then he said to Korah and all his followers, “Tomorrow morning the LORD will reveal who belongs to Him and who is holy, and He will bring that person near to Himself. The one He chooses, He will bring near to Himself.…

Cross References
Numbers 14:5
Then Moses and Aaron fell facedown before the whole assembly of the congregation of Israel.

Numbers 16:5
Then he said to Korah and all his followers, "Tomorrow morning the LORD will reveal who belongs to Him and who is holy, and He will bring that person near to Himself. The one He chooses, He will bring near to Himself.


Treasury of Scripture

And when Moses heard it, he fell on his face:

Numbers 16:45
Get you up from among this congregation, that I may consume them as in a moment. And they fell upon their faces.

Numbers 14:5
Then Moses and Aaron fell on their faces before all the assembly of the congregation of the children of Israel.

Numbers 20:6
And Moses and Aaron went from the presence of the assembly unto the door of the tabernacle of the congregation, and they fell upon their faces: and the glory of the LORD appeared unto them.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
When Moses
מֹשֶׁ֔ה (mō·šeh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 4872: Moses -- a great Israelite leader, prophet and lawgiver

heard this,
וַיִּשְׁמַ֣ע (way·yiš·ma‘)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 8085: To hear intelligently

he fell
וַיִּפֹּ֖ל (way·yip·pōl)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5307: To fall, lie

facedown.
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against


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