Numbers 17:4
New International Version
Place them in the tent of meeting in front of the ark of the covenant law, where I meet with you.

New Living Translation
Place these staffs in the Tabernacle in front of the Ark containing the tablets of the Covenant, where I meet with you.

English Standard Version
Then you shall deposit them in the tent of meeting before the testimony, where I meet with you.

Berean Study Bible
Place the staffs in the Tent of Meeting in front of the Testimony, where I meet with you.

King James Bible
And thou shalt lay them up in the tabernacle of the congregation before the testimony, where I will meet with you.

New King James Version
Then you shall place them in the tabernacle of meeting before the Testimony, where I meet with you.

New American Standard Bible
You shall then leave them in the tent of meeting in front of the testimony, where I meet with you.

NASB 1995
"You shall then deposit them in the tent of meeting in front of the testimony, where I meet with you.

NASB 1977
“You shall then deposit them in the tent of meeting in front of the testimony, where I meet with you.

Amplified Bible
You shall then deposit them in the Tent of Meeting (tabernacle) in front of [the ark of] the Testimony, where I meet with you.

Christian Standard Bible
Then place them in the tent of meeting in front of the testimony where I meet with you.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then place them in the tent of meeting in front of the testimony where I meet with you.

American Standard Version
And thou shalt lay them up in the tent of meeting before the testimony, where I meet with you.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And put them in the Time Tabernacle in front of the Testimony, there where I meet with you.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And thou shalt put them in the tabernacle of witness, before the testimony, where I will be made known to thee.

Contemporary English Version
Place these sticks in the tent right in front of the sacred chest where I appear to you.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And thou shalt lay them up in the tabernacle of the covenant before the testimony, where I will speak to thee.

English Revised Version
And thou shalt lay them up in the tent of meeting before the testimony, where I meet with you.

Good News Translation
Take them to the Tent of my presence and put them in front of the Covenant Box, where I meet you.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Put them in the tent of meeting where I meet with you, in front of the words of my promise.

International Standard Version
"Then lay them there in the Tent of Meeting in front of the Ark of the Covenant where I'll meet with you.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And thou shalt lay them up in the tent of meeting before the testimony, where I meet with you.

Literal Standard Version
And you have placed them in the Tent of Meeting before the Testimony, where I meet with you.

NET Bible
You must place them in the tent of meeting before the ark of the covenant where I meet with you.

New Heart English Bible
You shall lay them up in the Tent of Meeting before the testimony, where I meet with you.

World English Bible
You shall lay them up in the Tent of Meeting before the testimony, where I meet with you.

Young's Literal Translation
and thou hast placed them in the tent of meeting, before the testimony, where I meet with you.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Aaron's Staff Buds
3and write Aaron’s name on the staff of Levi, because there must be one staff for the head of each tribe. 4Place the staffs in the Tent of Meeting in front of the Testimony, where I meet with you. 5The staff belonging to the man I choose will sprout, and I will rid Myself of the constant grumbling of the Israelites against you.”…

Cross References
Exodus 25:16
And place inside the ark the Testimony, which I will give you.

Exodus 25:21
Set the mercy seat atop the ark, and put the Testimony that I will give you into the ark.

Exodus 25:22
And I will meet with you there above the mercy seat, between the two cherubim that are over the ark of the Testimony; I will speak with you about all that I command you regarding the Israelites.

Exodus 29:42
For the generations to come, this burnt offering shall be made regularly at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting before the LORD, where I will meet you to speak with you.

Numbers 17:3
and write Aaron's name on the staff of Levi, because there must be one staff for the head of each tribe.

Numbers 17:7
Then Moses placed the staffs before the LORD in the Tent of the Testimony.

Numbers 17:10
The LORD said to Moses, "Put Aaron's staff back in front of the Testimony, to be kept as a sign for the rebellious, so that you may put an end to their grumbling against Me, lest they die."


Treasury of Scripture

And you shall lay them up in the tabernacle of the congregation before the testimony, where I will meet with you.

Exodus 25:16-22
And thou shalt put into the ark the testimony which I shall give thee…

Exodus 29:42,43
This shall be a continual burnt offering throughout your generations at the door of the tabernacle of the congregation before the LORD: where I will meet you, to speak there unto thee…

Exodus 30:6,36
And thou shalt put it before the vail that is by the ark of the testimony, before the mercy seat that is over the testimony, where I will meet with thee…









(4) Where I will meet with you.--Rather, where I meet with you.

Verse 4. - The tabernacle of the congregation. "The tent of meeting." See on Exodus 30:26. Before the testimony, i.e., in front of the ark containing the two tables of the law (Exodus 25:21).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Place [the staffs]
וְהִנַּחְתָּ֖ם (wə·hin·naḥ·tām)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Conjunctive perfect - second person masculine singular | third person masculine plural
Strong's 3240: Bestow, cast down, lay down, up, leave off, let alone remain, pacify, place,

in the Tent
בְּאֹ֣הֶל (bə·’ō·hel)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 168: A tent

of Meeting
מוֹעֵ֑ד (mō·w·‘êḏ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4150: Appointed time, place, or meeting

in front
לִפְנֵי֙ (lip̄·nê)
Preposition-l | Noun - common plural construct
Strong's 6440: The face

of the Testimony,
הָֽעֵד֔וּת (hā·‘ê·ḏūṯ)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 5715: Testimony

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

I meet with you.
אִוָּעֵ֥ד (’iw·wā·‘êḏ)
Verb - Nifal - Imperfect - first person common singular
Strong's 3259: To fix upon, to meet, to summon, to direct, to engage


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