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Because they were rebellious against His Spirit,
Moses spoke recklessly with his lips.

New American Standard Bible

Because they were rebellious against His Spirit,
He spoke rashly with his lips.

King James Version

Because they provoked his spirit, so that he spake unadvisedly with his lips.

Holman Bible

for they embittered his spirit,
and he spoke rashly with his lips.

International Standard Version

For they rebelled against him, so that he spoke thoughtlessly with his lips.

A Conservative Version

because they were rebellious against his spirit, and he spoke ill-advisedly with his lips.

American Standard Version

Because they were rebellious against his spirit, And he spake unadvisedly with his lips.

Bible in Basic English

For they made his spirit bitter, and he said unwise things.

Darby Translation

For they provoked his spirit, so that he spoke unadvisedly with his lips.

Julia Smith Translation

For they embittered his spirit, and he talked idly with his lips.

King James 2000

Because they provoked his spirit, so that he spoke rashly with his lips.

Lexham Expanded Bible

because they rebelled against his Spirit, and he spoke thoughtlessly with his lips.

Modern King James verseion

because they provoked his spirit so that he spoke rashly with his lips.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

because they provoked his spirit, so that he spoke unadvisedly with his lips.

NET Bible

for they aroused his temper, and he spoke rashly.

New Heart English Bible

because they were rebellious against his spirit, he spoke rashly with his lips.

The Emphasized Bible

For they embittered his spirit, and he spake rashly with his lips.

Webster

Because they provoked his spirit, so that he spoke unadvisedly with his lips.

World English Bible

because they were rebellious against his spirit, he spoke rashly with his lips.

Youngs Literal Translation

For they have provoked his spirit, And he speaketh wrongfully with his lips.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
רוּח 
Ruwach 
Usage: 378

בּטה בּטא 
Bata' 
Usage: 4

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Watsons

Context Readings

Praise To Yahweh For His Faithfulness In Israel's History

32
They provoked Him to anger at the waters of Meribah,
So that it went hard with Moses on their account;
33 
Because they were rebellious against His Spirit,
Moses spoke recklessly with his lips.
34
They did not destroy the [pagan] peoples [in Canaan],
As the Lord commanded them,


Cross References

Numbers 20:10-11

and Moses and Aaron gathered the assembly before the rock. Moses said to them, “Listen now, you rebels; must we bring you water out of this rock?”

Genesis 30:1

When Rachel saw that she conceived no children for Jacob, she envied her sister, and said to Jacob, “Give me children, or else I will die.”

Genesis 35:16-18

Then they journeyed from Bethel; and when there was still some distance to go to Ephrath (Bethlehem), Rachel began to give birth and had difficulty and suffered severely.

Job 2:10

But he said to her, “You speak as one of the [spiritually] foolish women speaks [ignorant and oblivious to God’s will]. Shall we indeed accept [only] good from God and not [also] accept adversity and disaster?” In [spite of] all this Job did not sin with [words from] his lips.

Job 38:2


“Who is this that darkens counsel [questioning my authority and wisdom]
By words without knowledge?

Job 40:4-5


“Behold, I am of little importance and contemptible; what can I reply to You?
I lay my hand on my mouth.

Job 42:7-8

It came about that after the Lord had spoken these words to Job, that the Lord said to Eliphaz the Temanite, “My wrath is kindled against you and against your two friends, for you have not spoken of Me what is right, as My servant Job has.

Psalm 39:1

I said, “I will guard my ways
That I may not sin with my tongue;
I will muzzle my mouth
While the wicked are in my presence.”

Psalm 78:40


How often they rebelled against Him in the wilderness
And grieved Him in the desert!

Psalm 107:11


Because they had rebelled against the precepts of God
And spurned the counsel of the Most High.

Psalm 141:3


Set a guard, O Lord, over my mouth;
Keep watch over the door of my lips [to keep me from speaking thoughtlessly].

James 3:2

For we all stumble and sin in many ways. If anyone does not stumble in what he says [never saying the wrong thing], he is a perfect man [fully developed in character, without serious flaws], able to bridle his whole body and rein in his entire nature [taming his human faults and weaknesses].

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