Deuteronomy 9:20
New International Version
And the LORD was angry enough with Aaron to destroy him, but at that time I prayed for Aaron too.

New Living Translation
The LORD was so angry with Aaron that he wanted to destroy him, too. But I prayed for Aaron, and the LORD spared him.

English Standard Version
And the LORD was so angry with Aaron that he was ready to destroy him. And I prayed for Aaron also at the same time.

Berean Study Bible
The LORD was angry enough with Aaron to destroy him, but at that time I also prayed for Aaron.

King James Bible
And the LORD was very angry with Aaron to have destroyed him: and I prayed for Aaron also the same time.

New King James Version
And the LORD was very angry with Aaron and would have destroyed him; so I prayed for Aaron also at the same time.

New American Standard Bible
The LORD was also angry enough with Aaron to destroy him; so I also prayed for Aaron at the same time.

NASB 1995
"The LORD was angry enough with Aaron to destroy him; so I also prayed for Aaron at the same time.

NASB 1977
“And the LORD was angry enough with Aaron to destroy him; so I also prayed for Aaron at the same time.

Amplified Bible
The LORD was very angry with Aaron, angry [enough] to destroy him, so I also prayed for Aaron at the same time.

Christian Standard Bible
The LORD was angry enough with Aaron to destroy him. But I prayed for Aaron at that time also.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The LORD was angry enough with Aaron to destroy him. But I prayed for Aaron at that time also.

American Standard Version
And Jehovah was very angry with Aaron to destroy him: and I prayed for Aaron also at the same time.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And LORD JEHOVAH raged against Aaron greatly to destroy him, and I prayed also for Aaron at that time.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And he was angry with Aaron to destroy him utterly, and I prayed for Aaron also at that time.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he was exceeding angry against Aaron also, and would have destroyed him, and I prayed in like manner for him.

English Revised Version
And the LORD was very angry with Aaron to have destroyed him: and I prayed for Aaron also the same time.

Good News Translation
The LORD was also angry enough with Aaron to kill him, so I prayed for Aaron at the same time.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The LORD also became very angry with Aaron and wanted to destroy him. But at that time I prayed for Aaron, too.

International Standard Version
It was as had been the case with Aaron, the LORD was very angry and about to destroy him, but I prayed for Aaron at that time.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Moreover the LORD was very angry with Aaron to have destroyed him; and I prayed for Aaron also the same time.

Literal Standard Version
And YHWH has showed Himself very angry with Aaron, to destroy him, and I also pray for Aaron at that time.

NET Bible
The LORD was also angry enough at Aaron to kill him, but at that time I prayed for him too.

New Heart English Bible
The LORD was very angry with Aaron to destroy him: and I prayed for Aaron also at the same time.

World English Bible
Yahweh was very angry with Aaron to destroy him: and I prayed for Aaron also at the same time.

Young's Literal Translation
'And with Aaron hath Jehovah shewed himself very angry, to destroy him, and I pray also for Aaron at that time;

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Golden Calf
19For I was afraid of the anger and wrath that the LORD had directed against you, enough to destroy you. But the LORD listened to me this time as well. 20The LORD was angry enough with Aaron to destroy him, but at that time I also prayed for Aaron. 21And I took that sinful thing, the calf you had made, and burned it in the fire. Then I crushed it and ground it to powder as fine as dust, and I cast it into the stream that came down from the mountain.…

Cross References
Deuteronomy 9:19
For I was afraid of the anger and wrath that the LORD had directed against you, enough to destroy you. But the LORD listened to me this time as well.

Deuteronomy 9:21
And I took that sinful thing, the calf you had made, and burned it in the fire. Then I crushed it and ground it to powder as fine as dust, and I cast it into the stream that came down from the mountain.


Treasury of Scripture

And the LORD was very angry with Aaron to have destroyed him: and I prayed for Aaron also the same time.

Exodus 32:2-5,21,35
And Aaron said unto them, Break off the golden earrings, which are in the ears of your wives, of your sons, and of your daughters, and bring them unto me…

Hebrews 7:26-28
For such an high priest became us, who is holy, harmless, undefiled, separate from sinners, and made higher than the heavens; …









(20) I prayed for Aaron also.--Jewish commentators ascribe the loss of Aaron's two sons (Leviticus 10:1-2) partly to God's anger at this time.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
The LORD
יְהוָ֛ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

was angry
הִתְאַנַּ֧ף (hiṯ·’an·nap̄)
Verb - Hitpael - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 599: To breathe hard, be enraged

enough
מְאֹ֖ד (mə·’ōḏ)
Adverb
Strong's 3966: Vehemence, vehemently, wholly, speedily

with Aaron
וּֽבְאַהֲרֹ֗ן (ū·ḇə·’a·hă·rōn)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-b | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 175: Aaron -- an elder brother of Moses

to destroy him,
לְהַשְׁמִיד֑וֹ (lə·haš·mî·ḏōw)
Preposition-l | Verb - Hifil - Infinitive construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 8045: To be exterminated or destroyed

but at that
הַהִֽוא‪‬‪‬ (ha·hi·w)
Article | Pronoun - third person feminine singular
Strong's 1931: He, self, the same, this, that, as, are

time
בָּעֵ֥ת (bā·‘êṯ)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - common singular
Strong's 6256: Time, now, when

I also
גַּם־ (gam-)
Conjunction
Strong's 1571: Assemblage, also, even, yea, though, both, and

prayed
וָֽאֶתְפַּלֵּ֛ל (wā·’eṯ·pal·lêl)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hitpael - Consecutive imperfect - first person common singular
Strong's 6419: To judge, to intercede, pray

for
בְּעַ֥ד (bə·‘aḏ)
Preposition
Strong's 1157: In up to, over against, at, beside, among, behind, for

Aaron.
אַהֲרֹ֖ן (’a·hă·rōn)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 175: Aaron -- an elder brother of Moses


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