Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

I speak with him directly,
openly, and not in riddles;
he sees the form of the Lord.So why were you not afraid to speak against My servant Moses?”

New American Standard Bible

With him I speak mouth to mouth, Even openly, and not in dark sayings, And he beholds the form of the LORD. Why then were you not afraid To speak against My servant, against Moses?"

King James Version

With him will I speak mouth to mouth, even apparently, and not in dark speeches; and the similitude of the LORD shall he behold: wherefore then were ye not afraid to speak against my servant Moses?

International Standard Version

I speak to him audibly and in visions, not in mysteries. If he can gaze at the image of the LORD, why aren't you afraid to speak against my servant Moses?"

A Conservative Version

With him I will speak mouth to mouth, even manifestly, and not in dark speeches, and he shall behold the form of LORD. Why then were ye not afraid to speak against my servant, against Moses?

American Standard Version

with him will I speak mouth to mouth, even manifestly, and not in dark speeches; and the form of Jehovah shall he behold: wherefore then were ye not afraid to speak against my servant, against Moses?

Amplified

With him I speak mouth to mouth [directly], clearly and not in dark speeches; and he beholds the form of the Lord. Why then were you not afraid to speak against My servant Moses?

Bible in Basic English

With him I will have talk mouth to mouth, openly and not in dark sayings; and with his eyes he will see the form of the Lord: why then had you no fear of saying evil against my servant Moses?

Darby Translation

Mouth to mouth do I speak to him openly, and not in riddles; and the form of Jehovah doth he behold. Why then were ye not afraid to speak against my servant, against Moses?

Julia Smith Translation

Mouth to mouth I will speak to him, and in appearance and not in enigmas; and the portion of Jehovah shall he behold: and wherefore were ye not afraid to speak against my servant, against Moses?

King James 2000

With him will I speak mouth to mouth, even clearly, and not in dark sayings; and the form of the LORD shall he behold: why then were you not afraid to speak against my servant Moses?

Lexham Expanded Bible

I will speak to him mouth to mouth, [in] clearness, not in riddles; and he will look at the form of Yahweh. Why were you not afraid to speak against my servant, against Moses?"

Modern King James verseion

I will speak with him mouth to mouth, even clearly, and not in dark speeches. And he shall behold the likeness of Jehovah. Why then were you not afraid to speak against My servant Moses?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Unto him I speak mouth to mouth and he seeth the sight and the fashion of the LORD, and not through riddles. Wherefore then were ye not afraid to speak against my servant Moses?"

NET Bible

With him I will speak face to face, openly, and not in riddles; and he will see the form of the Lord. Why then were you not afraid to speak against my servant Moses?"

New Heart English Bible

With him I will speak mouth to mouth, even plainly, and not in riddles; and he shall see the LORD's form. Why then were you not afraid to speak against my servant, against Moses?"

The Emphasized Bible

Mouth to mouth, do I speak with him And plainly - not in dark sayings, And the form of Yahweh, doth he discern, - Wherefore then, were ye not afraid to speak against my servant - against Moses?

Webster

With him will I speak mouth to mouth, even apparently, and not in dark speeches; and the similitude of the LORD shall he behold: why then were ye not afraid to speak against my servant Moses?

World English Bible

With him I will speak mouth to mouth, even plainly, and not in riddles; and he shall see Yahweh's form. Why then were you not afraid to speak against my servant, against Moses?"

Youngs Literal Translation

mouth unto mouth I speak with him, and by an appearance, and not in riddles; and the form of Jehovah he beholdeth attentively; and wherefore have ye not been afraid to speak against My servant -- against Moses?'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
With him will I speak
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

מראה 
Mar'eh 
Usage: 104

and not in dark speeches
חידה 
Chiydah 
Usage: 17

and the similitude
תּמנה תּמוּנה 
T@muwnah 
Usage: 10

of the Lord

Usage: 0

נבט 
Nabat 
Usage: 69

to speak
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

עבד 
`ebed 
Usage: 800

Context Readings

Aaron And Miriam Murmur Against Moses

7 Not so with My servant Moses;
he is faithful in all My household.
8 I speak with him directly,
openly, and not in riddles;
he sees the form of the Lord.So why were you not afraid to speak against My servant Moses?”
9 The Lord’s anger burned against them, and He left.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 34:10

No prophet has arisen again in Israel like Moses, whom the Lord knew face to face.

Exodus 24:10-11

and they saw the God of Israel. Beneath His feet was something like a pavement made of sapphire stone, as clear as the sky itself.

Exodus 33:11

The Lord spoke with Moses face to face, just as a man speaks with his friend. Then Moses would return to the camp, but his assistant, the young man Joshua son of Nun, would not leave the inside of the tent.

Exodus 33:23

Then I will take My hand away, and you will see My back, but My face will not be seen.”

Psalm 49:4

I turn my ear to a proverb;
I explain my riddle with a lyre.

1 Corinthians 13:12

For now we see indistinctly, as in a mirror,
but then face to face.
Now I know in part,
but then I will know fully,
as I am fully known.

Exodus 20:4

Do not make an idol for yourself, whether in the shape of anything in the heavens above or on the earth below or in the waters under the earth.

Exodus 33:19

He said, “I will cause all My goodness to pass in front of you, and I will proclaim the name Yahweh before you. I will be gracious to whom I will be gracious, and I will have compassion on whom I will have compassion.”

Exodus 34:5-7

The Lord came down in a cloud, stood with him there, and proclaimed His name Yahweh.

Exodus 34:30

When Aaron and all the Israelites saw Moses, the skin of his face shone! They were afraid to come near him.

Numbers 14:14

They will tell it to the inhabitants of this land. They have heard that You, Lord, are among these people, how You, Lord, are seen face to face, how Your cloud stands over them, and how You go before them in a pillar of cloud by day and in a pillar of fire by night.

Deuteronomy 4:15

“For your own good, be extremely careful—because you did not see any form on the day the Lord spoke to you out of the fire at Horeb—

Psalm 17:15

But I will see Your face in righteousness;
when I awake, I will be satisfied with Your presence.

Isaiah 40:18

Who will you compare God with?
What likeness will you compare Him to?

Isaiah 46:5

“Who will you compare Me or make Me equal to?
Who will you measure Me with,
so that we should be like each other?

Ezekiel 17:2

“Son of man, pose a riddle and speak a parable to the house of Israel.

Ezekiel 20:49

Then I said, “Oh, Lord God, they are saying of me, ‘Isn’t he just posing riddles?’”

Matthew 13:35

so that what was spoken through the prophet might be fulfilled:I will open My mouth in parables;
I will declare things kept secret
from the foundation of the world.

Luke 10:16

Whoever listens to you listens to Me. Whoever rejects you rejects Me. And whoever rejects Me rejects the One who sent Me.”

John 1:18

No one has ever seen God.
The One and Only Son
the One who is at the Father’s side
He has revealed Him.

John 14:7-10

“If you know Me, you will also know My Father. From now on you do know Him and have seen Him.”

John 15:15

I do not call you slaves anymore, because a slave doesn’t know what his masteris doing. I have called you friends, because I have made known to you everything I have heard from My Father.

John 15:24

If I had not done the works among them that no one else has done, they would not have sin. Now they have seen and hated both Me and My Father.

2 Corinthians 3:18

We all, with unveiled faces, are looking as in a mirror at the glory of the Lord and are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory; this is from the Lord who is the Spirit.

2 Corinthians 4:4-6

In their case, the god of this age has blinded the minds of the unbelievers so they cannot see the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.

Colossians 1:15

He is the image of the invisible God,
the firstborn over all creation.

1 Thessalonians 4:8

Therefore, the person who rejects this does not reject man, but God, who also gives you His Holy Spirit.

1 Timothy 6:16

the only One who has immortality,
dwelling in unapproachable light;
no one has seen or can see Him,
to Him be honor and eternal might.
Amen.

Hebrews 1:3

The Son is the radiance of God’s glory and the exact expression of His nature, sustaining all things by His powerful word. After making purification for sins, He sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high.

2 Peter 2:10

especially those who follow the polluting desires of the flesh and despise authority.Bold, arrogant people! They do not tremble when they blaspheme the glorious ones;

Jude 1:8

Nevertheless, these dreamers likewise defile their flesh, reject authority, and blaspheme glorious ones.

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