Numbers 20:26
New International Version
Remove Aaron's garments and put them on his son Eleazar, for Aaron will be gathered to his people; he will die there."

New Living Translation
There you will remove Aaron’s priestly garments and put them on Eleazar, his son. Aaron will die there and join his ancestors.”

English Standard Version
And strip Aaron of his garments and put them on Eleazar his son. And Aaron shall be gathered to his people and shall die there.”

Berean Study Bible
Remove Aaron’s priestly garments and put them on his son Eleazar. Aaron will be gathered to his people and will die there.”

New American Standard Bible
and strip Aaron of his garments and put them on his son Eleazar. So Aaron will be gathered to his people, and will die there."

New King James Version
and strip Aaron of his garments and put them on Eleazar his son; for Aaron shall be gathered to his people and die there.”

King James Bible
And strip Aaron of his garments, and put them upon Eleazar his son: and Aaron shall be gathered unto his people, and shall die there.

Christian Standard Bible
Remove Aaron's garments and put them on his son Eleazar. Aaron will be gathered to his people and die there."

Contemporary English Version
Then take Aaron's priestly robe from him and place it on Eleazar. Aaron will die there."

Good News Translation
and there remove Aaron's priestly robes and put them on Eleazar. Aaron is going to die there."

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Remove Aaron's garments and put them on his son Eleazar. Aaron will be gathered to his people and die there."

International Standard Version
Remove Aaron's vestments and place them on his son Eleazar, because Aaron is to be gathered to his people and die there."

NET Bible
Remove Aaron's priestly garments and put them on Eleazar his son, and Aaron will be gathered to his ancestors and will die there."

New Heart English Bible
and strip Aaron of his garments, and put them on Eleazar his son: and Aaron shall be taken, and shall die there."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Take off Aaron's priestly clothes, and put them on his son Eleazar. Then Aaron will die there and join [his ancestors]."

JPS Tanakh 1917
And strip Aaron of his garments, and put them upon Eleazar his son; and Aaron shall be gathered unto his people, and shall die there.'

New American Standard 1977
and strip Aaron of his garments and put them on his son Eleazar. So Aaron will be gathered to his people, and will die there.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
and cause Aaron to be stripped of his garments and put them upon Eleazar, his son; for Aaron shall be gathered unto his people and shall die there.

King James 2000 Bible
And strip Aaron of his garments, and put them upon Eleazar his son: and Aaron shall be gathered unto his people, and shall die there.

American King James Version
And strip Aaron of his garments, and put them on Eleazar his son: and Aaron shall be gathered to his people, and shall die there.

American Standard Version
and strip Aaron of his garments, and put them upon Eleazar his son: and Aaron shall be gathered unto his people , and shall die there.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
and take Aaron's apparel from off him, and put it on Eleazar his son: and let Aaron die there and be added to his people.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And when thou hast stripped the father of his vesture, thou shalt vest therewith Eleazar his son: Aaron shall be gathered to his people, and die there.

Darby Bible Translation
and strip Aaron of his garments, and put them upon Eleazar his son; and Aaron shall be gathered [to his peoples], and shall die there.

English Revised Version
and strip Aaron of his garments, and put them upon Eleazar his son: and Aaron shall be gathered unto his people, and shall die there.

Webster's Bible Translation
And strip Aaron of his garments, and put them upon Eleazar his son: and Aaron shall be gathered to his people, and shall die there.

World English Bible
and strip Aaron of his garments, and put them on Eleazar his son: and Aaron shall be gathered [to his people], and shall die there."

Young's Literal Translation
and strip Aaron of his garments, and thou hast clothed with them Eleazar his son, and Aaron is gathered, and doth die there.'
Study Bible
The Death of Aaron
25Take Aaron and his son Eleazar and bring them up Mount Hor. 26Remove Aaron’s priestly garments and put them on his son Eleazar. Aaron will be gathered to his people and will die there.” 27So Moses did as the LORD had commanded, and they climbed Mount Hor in the sight of the whole congregation.…
Cross References
Exodus 29:29
The holy garments that belong to Aaron will belong to his sons after him, so they can be anointed and ordained in them.

Numbers 20:24
"Aaron will be gathered to his people; he will not enter the land I have given the Israelites, because both of you rebelled against My command at the waters of Meribah.

Numbers 20:27
So Moses did as the LORD had commanded, and they climbed Mount Hor in the sight of the whole congregation.

Numbers 31:2
"Take vengeance on the Midianites for the Israelites. After that, you will be gathered to your people."

Treasury of Scripture

And strip Aaron of his garments, and put them on Eleazar his son: and Aaron shall be gathered to his people, and shall die there.

Exodus 29:29,30
And the holy garments of Aaron shall be his sons' after him, to be anointed therein, and to be consecrated in them…

Isaiah 22:21,22
And I will clothe him with thy robe, and strengthen him with thy girdle, and I will commit thy government into his hand: and he shall be a father to the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and to the house of Judah…

Hebrews 7:11,23,24
If therefore perfection were by the Levitical priesthood, (for under it the people received the law,) what further need was there that another priest should rise after the order of Melchisedec, and not be called after the order of Aaron? …







Lexicon
Remove
וְהַפְשֵׁ֤ט (wə·hap̄·šêṭ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Imperative - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6584: To strip off, make a dash, raid

Aaron’s
אַהֲרֹן֙ (’a·hă·rōn)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 175: Aaron -- an elder brother of Moses

priestly garments
בְּגָדָ֔יו (bə·ḡā·ḏāw)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 899: A covering, clothing, treachery, pillage

and put them on
וְהִלְבַּשְׁתָּ֖ם (wə·hil·baš·tām)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Conjunctive perfect - second person masculine singular | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 3847: Wrap around, to put on a, garment, clothe

his son
בְּנ֑וֹ (bə·nōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1121: A son

Eleazar.
אֶלְעָזָ֣ר (’el·‘ā·zār)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 499: Eleazar -- 'God has helped', six Israelites

Aaron
וְאַהֲרֹ֥ן (wə·’a·hă·rōn)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 175: Aaron -- an elder brother of Moses

will be gathered [to his people]
יֵאָסֵ֖ף (yê·’ā·sêp̄)
Verb - Nifal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 622: To gather for, any purpose, to receive, take away, remove

and will die
וּמֵ֥ת (ū·mêṯ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4191: To die, to kill

there.”
שָֽׁם׃ (šām)
Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 8033: There, then, thither
(26) And strip Aaron of his garments.--Thus the same hands which had invested Aaron with the sacred garments were employed in divesting him of them, and, in both cases, in obedience to the express command of God. The removal of the priestly robes from Aaron may be regarded as typical of the future disannulling of his priesthood when a priest after the order of Melchizedek should arise. "The succession of the priesthood," says Dean Stanley (who refers to Ewald's Geschichte, 5:13), "was made through that singular usage, preserved even to the latest days of the Jewish hierarchy, by the transference of the vestments and drapery of the dead High Priest to the living successor." (Lectures on Jewish History, 1:182.)

20:22-29 God bids Aaron prepare to die. There is something of displeasure in these orders. Aaron must not enter Canaan, because he had failed in his duty at the waters of strife. There is much of mercy in them. Aaron, though he dies for his transgression, dies with ease, and in honour. He is gathered to his people, as one who dies in the arms of Divine grace. There is much significancy in these orders. Aaron must not enter Canaan, to show that the Levitical priesthood could make nothing perfect; that must be done by bringing in a better hope. Aaron submits, and dies in the method and manner appointed; and, for aught that appears, with as much cheerfulness as if he had been going to bed. It was a great satisfaction to Aaron to see his son, who was dear to him, preferred; and his office preserved and secured: especially, to see in this a figure of Christ's everlasting priesthood. A good man would desire, if it were the will of God, not to outlive his usefulness. Why should we covet to continue any longer in this world, than while we may do some service in it for God and our generation?
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