Numbers 9:8
New International Version
Moses answered them, “Wait until I find out what the LORD commands concerning you.”

New Living Translation
Moses answered, “Wait here until I have received instructions for you from the LORD.”

English Standard Version
And Moses said to them, “Wait, that I may hear what the LORD will command concerning you.”

Berean Study Bible
“Wait here until I find out what the LORD commands concerning you,” Moses replied.

King James Bible
And Moses said unto them, Stand still, and I will hear what the LORD will command concerning you.

New King James Version
And Moses said to them, “Stand still, that I may hear what the LORD will command concerning you.”

New American Standard Bible
Moses then said to them, “Wait, and I will listen to what the LORD will command concerning you.”

NASB 1995
Moses therefore said to them, “Wait, and I will listen to what the LORD will command concerning you.”

NASB 1977
Moses therefore said to them, “Wait, and I will listen to what the LORD will command concerning you.”

Amplified Bible
Therefore, Moses said to them, “Wait, and I will listen to what the LORD will command concerning you.”

Christian Standard Bible
Moses replied to them, “Wait here until I hear what the LORD commands for you.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Moses replied to them, “Wait here until I hear what the LORD commands for you.”

American Standard Version
And Moses said unto them, Stay ye, that I may hear what Jehovah will command concerning you.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Moshe said to them, “Stand on your place and I shall make heard what LORD JEHOVAH commands concerning you.”

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Moses said to them, stand there, and I will hear what charge the Lord will give concerning you.

Contemporary English Version
Moses said, "Wait here while I go into the sacred tent and find out what the LORD says about this."

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Moses answered them: Stay that I may consult the Lord what he will ordain concerning you.

Good News Translation
Moses answered, "Wait until I receive instructions from the LORD."

International Standard Version
"Wait while I hear what the LORD has to say about you," Moses replied.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Moses said unto them: 'Stay ye, that I may hear what the LORD will command concerning you.'

Literal Standard Version
And Moses says to them, “Stand, and I hear what YHWH has commanded concerning you.”

New American Bible
Moses answered them, “Wait so that I can learn what the LORD will command in your regard.”

NET Bible
So Moses said to them, "Remain here and I will hear what the LORD will command concerning you."

New Revised Standard Version
Moses spoke to them, “Wait, so that I may hear what the LORD will command concerning you.”

New Heart English Bible
Moses answered them, "Wait, that I may hear what the LORD will command concerning you."

World English Bible
Moses answered them, "Wait, that I may hear what Yahweh will command concerning you."

Young's Literal Translation
And Moses saith unto them, 'Stand ye, and I hear what Jehovah hath commanded concerning you.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Second Passover
7and said to Moses, “We are unclean because of a dead body, but why should we be excluded from presenting the LORD’s offering with the other Israelites at the appointed time?” 8“Wait here until I find out what the LORD commands concerning you,” Moses replied. 9Then the LORD said to Moses,…

Cross References
Exodus 18:15
"Because the people come to me to inquire of God," Moses replied.

Numbers 9:7
and said to Moses, "We are unclean because of a dead body, but why should we be excluded from presenting the LORD's offering with the other Israelites at the appointed time?"

Numbers 9:9
Then the LORD said to Moses,

Numbers 15:34
and because it had not been declared what should be done to him, they placed him in custody.

Numbers 27:5
So Moses brought their case before the LORD,

Psalm 85:8
I will listen to what God the LORD will say; for He will surely speak peace to His people and His saints; He will not let them return to folly.


Treasury of Scripture

And Moses said to them, Stand still, and I will hear what the LORD will command concerning you.

stand

Exodus 14:13
And Moses said unto the people, Fear ye not, stand still, and see the salvation of the LORD, which he will shew to you to day: for the Egyptians whom ye have seen to day, ye shall see them again no more for ever.

2 Chronicles 20:17
Ye shall not need to fight in this battle: set yourselves, stand ye still, and see the salvation of the LORD with you, O Judah and Jerusalem: fear not, nor be dismayed; to morrow go out against them: for the LORD will be with you.

I will

Numbers 27:5
And Moses brought their cause before the LORD.

Psalm 25:14
The secret of the LORD is with them that fear him; and he will shew them his covenant.

Psalm 85:8
I will hear what God the LORD will speak: for he will speak peace unto his people, and to his saints: but let them not turn again to folly.













Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
“Wait here
עִמְד֣וּ (‘im·ḏū)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine plural
Strong's 5975: To stand, in various relations

until I hear
וְאֶשְׁמְעָ֔ה (wə·’eš·mə·‘āh)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive imperfect Cohortative - first person common singular
Strong's 8085: To hear intelligently

what
מַה־ (mah-)
Interrogative
Strong's 4100: What?, what!, indefinitely what

the LORD
יְהוָ֖ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

commands concerning you,”
יְצַוֶּ֥ה (yə·ṣaw·weh)
Verb - Piel - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 6680: To lay charge (upon), give charge (to), command, order

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

replied.
וַיֹּ֥אמֶר (way·yō·mer)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 559: To utter, say


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