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1And Miryam and Aharon spoke against Moshe because of the Kushite woman whom he had married; for he had married a Kushite woman. 2And they said, Hath Hashem indeed spoken only by Moshe? Hath He not spoken also by us? And Hashem heard it. 3(Now the man Moshe was anav me'od, above all the men which were upon the face of ha'adamah.) 4And Hashem spoke suddenly unto Moshe, and unto Aharon, and unto Miryam, Come out ye three unto the Ohel Mo'ed. And they three came out. 5And Hashem came down in an Ammud Anan, and stood in the entrance of the Ohel, and He called Aharon and Miryam; and they both came forth. 6And He said, Hear now My words: If there be a navi among you, I Hashem will reveal Myself unto him in a mar'ah (vision), and will speak unto him in a chalom. 7Avdi Moshe is not so, who is ne'eman (faithful) in all Mine Bais. 8With him will I speak peh el peh, plainly, and not in dark sayings; and the temuna (form) of Hashem shall he behold; why then were ye not afraid to speak against Avdi Moshe? 9And the anger of Hashem was kindled against them; and He departed. 10And the Anan departed from off the Ohel [Mo'ed]; and, hinei, Miryam became metzora'at (leprous), white as snow: and Aharon looked upon Miryam, and, hinei, she was metzora'at. 11And Aharon said unto Moshe, Alas, adoni, I beseech thee, hold not the chattat (sin) against us, wherein we have done foolishly, and wherein we have sinned. 12Let her not be as one dead, of whom the basar is half consumed when he cometh out of his mother's womb. 13And Moshe cried unto Hashem, saying, El (G-d), refah (heal) her now, I beseech thee. 14And Hashem said unto Moshe, If her av had but spit in her face, should she not be in disgrace seven days? Let her be exiled from the machaneh seven days, and after that let her be received in again. 15And Miryam was exiled from the machaneh seven days; and HaAm did not set out till Miryam was received in again. 16And afterward HaAm removed from Chatzerot, and encamped in the Midbar Paran.
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