Numbers 12:6
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New International Version
he said, "Listen to my words: "When there is a prophet among you, I, the LORD, reveal myself to them in visions, I speak to them in dreams.

New Living Translation
And the LORD said to them, "Now listen to what I say: "If there were prophets among you, I, the LORD, would reveal myself in visions. I would speak to them in dreams.

English Standard Version
And he said, “Hear my words: If there is a prophet among you, I the LORD make myself known to him in a vision; I speak with him in a dream.

New American Standard Bible
He said, "Hear now My words: If there is a prophet among you, I, the LORD, shall make Myself known to him in a vision. I shall speak with him in a dream.

King James Bible
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 vision, and will speak unto him in a dream.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He said:" Listen to what I say: If there is a prophet among you from the LORD, I make Myself known to him in a vision; I speak with him in a dream.

International Standard Version
Then he told the two of them: "Pay attention to what I have to say! When there is a prophet among you, won't I, the LORD, reveal myself to him in a vision? Won't I speak with him in a dream?

NET Bible
The LORD said, "Hear now my words: If there is a prophet among you, I the LORD will make myself known to him in a vision; I will speak with him in a dream.

New Heart English Bible
He said, "Hear now my words. If there is a prophet among you, I the LORD will make myself known to him in a vision. I will speak with him in a dream.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He said, "Listen to my words: When there are prophets of the LORD among you, I make myself known to them in visions or speak to them in dreams.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And He said: 'Hear now My words: if there be a prophet among you, I the LORD do make Myself known unto him in a vision, I do speak with him in a dream.

New American Standard 1977
He said,
            “Hear now My words:
            If there is a prophet among you,
            I, the LORD, shall make Myself known to him in a vision.
            I shall speak with him in a dream.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And he said, Hear now my words: If there is a prophet among you, I the LORD will make myself known unto him in a vision and will speak unto him in dreams.

King James 2000 Bible
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 vision, and will speak unto him in a dream.

American King James Version
And he said, Hear now my words: If there be a prophet among you, I the LORD will make myself known to him in a vision, and will speak to him in a dream.

American Standard Version
And he said, Hear now my words: if there be a prophet among you, I Jehovah will make myself known unto him in a vision, I will speak with him in a dream.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He said to them: Hear my words: if there be among you a prophet of the Lord, I will appear to him in a vision, or I will speak to him in a dream.

Darby Bible Translation
And he said, Hear now my words: If there be a prophet among you, I Jehovah will make myself known to him in a vision, I will speak to him in a dream.

English Revised Version
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 vision, I will speak with him in a dream.

Webster's Bible Translation
And he said, Hear now my words: If there is a prophet among you, I the LORD will make myself known to him in a vision, and will speak to him in a dream.

World English Bible
He said, "Hear now my words. If there is a prophet among you, I Yahweh will make myself known to him in a vision. I will speak with him in a dream.

Young's Literal Translation
And He saith, 'Hear, I pray you, My words: If your prophet is of Jehovah -- in an appearance unto him I make Myself known; in a dream I speak with him;
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
12:1-9 The patience of Moses was tried in his own family, as well as by the people. The pretence was, that he had married a foreign wife; but probably their pride was hurt, and their envy stirred up, by his superior authority. Opposition from our near relations, and from religious friends, is most painful. But this is to be looked for, and it will be well if in such circumstances we can preserve the gentleness and meekness of Moses. Moses was thus fitted to the work he was called to. God not only cleared Moses, but praised him. Moses had the spirit of prophecy in a way which set him far above all other prophets; yet he that is least in the kingdom of heaven, is greater than he; and our Lord Jesus infinitely excels him, Heb 3:1. Let Miriam and Aaron consider whom it was they insulted. We have reason to be afraid of saying or doing any thing against the servants of God. And those are presumptuous indeed who are not afraid to speak evil of dignities, 2Pe 2:10. The removal of God's presence is the surest and saddest token of God's displeasure. Woe to us, if he depart! he never departs, till by sin and folly we drive him from us.
Study Bible
The Murmuring of Miriam and Aaron
5Then the LORD came down in a pillar of cloud and stood at the doorway of the tent, and He called Aaron and Miriam. When they had both come forward, 6He said, "Hear now My words: If there is a prophet among you, I, the LORD, shall make Myself known to him in a vision. I shall speak with him in a dream. 7"Not so, with My servant Moses, He is faithful in all My household;…
Cross References
Matthew 27:19
While Pilate was sitting on the judgment seat, his wife sent him this message: "Have nothing to do with that innocent man, for I have suffered terribly in a dream today because of Him."

Hebrews 1:1
On many past occasions and in many different ways, God spoke to our fathers through the prophets.

Genesis 28:12
He had a dream, and behold, a ladder was set on the earth with its top reaching to heaven; and behold, the angels of God were ascending and descending on it.

Genesis 31:11
"Then the angel of God said to me in the dream, 'Jacob,' and I said, 'Here I am.'

Genesis 46:2
God spoke to Israel in visions of the night and said, "Jacob, Jacob." And he said, "Here I am."

Numbers 24:4
The oracle of him who hears the words of God, Who sees the vision of the Almighty, Falling down, yet having his eyes uncovered,

1 Samuel 3:15
So Samuel lay down until morning. Then he opened the doors of the house of the LORD. But Samuel was afraid to tell the vision to Eli.

1 Samuel 28:6
When Saul inquired of the LORD, the LORD did not answer him, either by dreams or by Urim or by prophets.

1 Kings 3:5
In Gibeon the LORD appeared to Solomon in a dream at night; and God said, "Ask what you wish me to give you."

1 Kings 3:15
Then Solomon awoke, and behold, it was a dream. And he came to Jerusalem and stood before the ark of the covenant of the Lord, and offered burnt offerings and made peace offerings, and made a feast for all his servants.
Treasury of Scripture

And he said, Hear now my words: If there be a prophet among you, I the LORD will make myself known to him in a vision, and will speak to him in a dream.

a prophet

Genesis 20:7 Now therefore restore the man his wife; for he is a prophet, and …

Exodus 7:1 And the LORD said to Moses, See, I have made you a god to Pharaoh: …

Psalm 105:15 Saying, Touch not my anointed, and do my prophets no harm.

Matthew 23:31,34,37 Why you be witnesses to yourselves, that you are the children of …

Luke 20:6 But and if we say, Of men; all the people will stone us: for they …

Ephesians 4:11 And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; …

Revelation 11:3,10 And I will give power to my two witnesses, and they shall prophesy …

in a vision

Genesis 15:1 After these things the word of the LORD came to Abram in a vision, …

Genesis 46:2 And God spoke to Israel in the visions of the night, and said, Jacob, …

Job 4:13 In thoughts from the visions of the night, when deep sleep falls on men,

Job 33:15 In a dream, in a vision of the night, when deep sleep falls on men, …

Psalm 89:19 Then you spoke in vision to your holy one, and said, I have laid …

Ezekiel 1:1 Now it came to pass in the thirtieth year, in the fourth month, in …

Daniel 8:2 And I saw in a vision; and it came to pass, when I saw, that I was …

Daniel 10:8,16,17 Therefore I was left alone, and saw this great vision, and there …

Luke 1:11,22 And there appeared to him an angel of the Lord standing on the right …

Acts 10:11,17 And saw heaven opened, and a certain vessel descending on him, as …

Acts 22:17,18 And it came to pass, that, when I was come again to Jerusalem, even …

a dream

Genesis 31:10,11 And it came to pass at the time that the cattle conceived, that I …

1 Kings 3:5 In Gibeon the LORD appeared to Solomon in a dream by night: and God …

Jeremiah 23:28 The prophet that has a dream, let him tell a dream; and he that has …

Daniel 7:1 In the first year of Belshazzar king of Babylon Daniel had a dream …

Matthew 1:20 But while he thought on these things, behold, the angel of the LORD …

Matthew 2:12,13,19 And being warned of God in a dream that they should not return to …

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