Deuteronomy 2:13
New International Version
And the LORD said, "Now get up and cross the Zered Valley." So we crossed the valley.

New Living Translation
Moses continued, "Then the LORD said to us, 'Get moving. Cross the Zered Brook.' So we crossed the brook.

English Standard Version
‘Now rise up and go over the brook Zered.’ So we went over the brook Zered.

Berean Study Bible
Now arise and cross over the Brook of Zered.” So we crossed over the Brook of Zered.

New American Standard Bible
'Now arise and cross over the brook Zered yourselves.' So we crossed over the brook Zered.

King James Bible
Now rise up, said I, and get you over the brook Zered. And we went over the brook Zered.

Christian Standard Bible
"The LORD said, 'Now get up and cross the Zered Valley.' So we crossed the Zered Valley.

Contemporary English Version
When we came to the Zered Gorge along the southern border of Moab, the LORD told us to cross the gorge into Moab, and we did.

Good News Translation
"Then we crossed the Zered River as the LORD told us to do.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The LORD said, 'Now get up and cross the Zered Valley.' So we crossed the Zered Valley.

International Standard Version
Now get going and cross the Wadi Zered.' And so we crossed the Wadi Zered.

NET Bible
Now, get up and cross the Wadi Zered." So we did so.

New Heart English Bible
"Now rise up, and cross over the Wadi Zered." So we went over the Wadi Zered.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then the LORD said, "Now cross the Zered River." So we crossed the Zered River.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Now rise up, and get you over the brook Zered.' And we went over the brook Zered.

New American Standard 1977
‘Now arise and cross over the brook Zered yourselves.’ So we crossed over the brook Zered.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Now rise up, said I, and pass the brook Zered. And we went over the brook Zered.

King James 2000 Bible
Now rise up, said the LORD, and get over the brook Zered. And we went over the brook Zered.

American King James Version
Now rise up, said I, and get you over the brook Zered. And we went over the brook Zered.

American Standard Version
Now rise up, and get you over the brook Zered. And we went over the brook Zered.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Now then, arise ye, said I, and depart, and cross the valley of Zaret.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Then rising up to pass the torrent Zared, we came to it.

Darby Bible Translation
Now rise up, and pass over the torrent Zered. And we passed over the torrent Zered.

English Revised Version
Now rise up, and get you over the brook Zered. And we went over the brook Zered.

Webster's Bible Translation
Now rise, said I, and pass over the brook Zered: and we went over the brook Zered.

World English Bible
"Now rise up, and cross over the brook Zered." We went over the brook Zered.

Young's Literal Translation
now, rise ye, and pass over for yourselves the brook Zered; and we pass over the brook Zered.
Study Bible
Wanderings in the Wilderness
12The Horites used to live in Seir, but the descendants of Esau drove them out, destroying them completely and settling in their place, just as Israel did in the land the LORD gave them as their possession.) 13Now arise and cross over the Brook of Zered.” So we crossed over the Brook of Zered. 14The time we spent traveling from Kadesh-barnea until we crossed over the Brook of Zered was thirty-eight years, until that entire generation of fighting men had perished from the camp, as the LORD had sworn to them.…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 2:12
The Horites used to live in Seir, but the descendants of Esau drove them out, destroying them completely and settling in their place, just as Israel did in the land the LORD gave them as their possession.)

Deuteronomy 2:14
The time we spent traveling from Kadesh-barnea until we crossed over the Brook of Zered was thirty-eight years, until that entire generation of fighting men had perished from the camp, as the LORD had sworn to them.

Treasury of Scripture

Now rise up, said I, and get you over the brook Zered. And we went over the brook Zered.

brook.

Numbers 13:23
And they came unto the brook of Eshcol, and cut down from thence a branch with one cluster of grapes, and they bare it between two upon a staff; and they brought of the pomegranates, and of the figs.

Numbers 21:12
From thence they removed, and pitched in the valley of Zared.

Zared







Lexicon
Now
עַתָּ֗ה (‘at·tāh)
Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 6258: At this time

arise
קֻ֛מוּ (qu·mū)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 6965: To arise, stand up, stand

and cross over
וְעִבְר֥וּ (wə·‘iḇ·rū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5674: To pass over, through, or by, pass on

the Brook
נַ֣חַל (na·ḥal)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 5158: A stream, a winter torrent, a, valley, a shaft

of Zered.”
זָ֑רֶד (zā·reḏ)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2218: Zered -- a wadi East of the Dead Sea

So we crossed over
וַֽנַּעֲבֹ֖ר (wan·na·‘ă·ḇōr)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - first person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 5674: To pass over, through, or by, pass on

the Brook
נַ֥חַל (na·ḥal)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 5158: A stream, a winter torrent, a, valley, a shaft

of Zered.
זָֽרֶד׃ (zā·reḏ)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2218: Zered -- a wadi East of the Dead Sea
(13) Now rise up, said I.--A continuation of the order in Deuteronomy 2:9. The words "said I" are not needed.

The brook Zered is not yet identified. (See Numbers 21:12.) Several streams run into the Dead Sea on its eastern side south of Arnon; Zered is possibly one of these. Or it may be a tributary of Arnon, which has one large tributary running from south to north.

Verses 13-15. - Ver. 13 connects with ver. 9, the intermediate verses being a parenthesis, introduced for the purpose of reminding the Israelites that the Edomites and Moabites had received their territory by gift from God, the earlier inhabitants having been cast out by him that they might take their lands (see vers. 21-23). There is no need, therefore, for the insertion "I said," in ver. 13; the words are those of Jehovah, not of Moses. Verse 13. - The brook Zered; either the stream of the Wady cf. Ahsy (Robinson, 2:157; Ritter, 3:78), or that of the Wady Kerab (Keil, Kurz, etc.); see Numbers 21:11, and Smith's 'Dictionary.' 3:1842. This brook formed the boundary line between Edom and Moab, and was the limit of Israel's wanderings in the wilderness. They crossed it thirty-eight years after the doom had been pronounced upon them at Kadesh, and during that period the entire generation of those who had rebelled had died out. 2:8-23 We have the origin of the Moabites, Edomites, and Ammonites. Moses also gives an instance older than any of these; the Caphtorims drove the Avims out of their country. These revolutions show what uncertain things wordly possessions are. It was so of old, and ever will be so. Families decline, and from them estates are transferred to families that increase; so little continuance is there in these things. This is recorded to encourage the children of Israel. If the providence of God has done this for Moabites and Ammonites, much more would his promise do it for Israel, his peculiar people. Cautions are given not to meddle with Moabites and Ammonites. Even wicked men must not be wronged. God gives and preserves outward blessings to wicked men; these are not the best things, he has better in store for his own children.
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