Nu 12:1
12:1 And Miriam and Aaron spake against Moses because of the
     Ethiopian woman whom he had married: for he had married {a}
     an Ethiopian woman.

     (a) Zipporah, Moses' wife, was a Midianite, and because
         Midian bordered on Ethiopia, it is sometimes referred
         to in the scriptures by this name.

Nu 12:3
12:3 (Now the man Moses [was] very {b} meek, above all the men
     which [were] upon the face of the earth.)

     (b) And so endured their grudging, although he knew of

Nu 12:6
12:6 And he said, Hear now my words: If there be a prophet among
     you, [I] the LORD will make myself known unto him in a {c}
     vision, [and] will speak unto him in a dream.

     (c) These were the two ordinary means.

Nu 12:7
12:7 My servant Moses [is] not so, who [is] faithful {d} in all
     mine house.

     (d) In all Israel which was his Church.

Nu 12:8
12:8 With him will I speak mouth to mouth, even apparently, and
     not in dark speeches; and the similitude of the LORD shall
     he {e} behold: wherefore then were ye not afraid to speak
     against my servant Moses?

     (e) As far as any man was able to comprehend, which he
         calls his back parts, @Ex 33:23.

Nu 12:10
12:10 And the cloud departed from off the {f} tabernacle; and,
      behold, Miriam [became] leprous, [white] as snow: and
      Aaron looked upon Miriam, and, behold, [she was] leprous.

      (f) From the door of the tabernacle.

Nu 12:12
12:12 Let her not be as one {g} dead, of whom the flesh is half
      consumed when he cometh out of his mother's womb.

      (g) As a child that is stillborn, as if it is only the

Nu 12:14
12:14 And the LORD said unto Moses, If her father had but {h}
      spit in her face, should she not be ashamed seven days?
      let her be shut out from the camp seven days, and after
      that let her be received in [again].

      (h) In his displeasure.

Nu 12:16
12:16 And afterward the people removed from Hazeroth, and
      pitched in the wilderness of {a} Paran.

      (a) That is, in Rithmah, which was in Paran,
          @Nu 33:18.

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