Leviticus 10:20
New International Version
When Moses heard this, he was satisfied.

New Living Translation
And when Moses heard this, he was satisfied.

English Standard Version
And when Moses heard that, he approved.

Berean Study Bible
When Moses heard this explanation, he was satisfied.

New American Standard Bible
When Moses heard that, it seemed good in his sight.

King James Bible
And when Moses heard that, he was content.

Christian Standard Bible
When Moses heard this, it was acceptable to him.

Contemporary English Version
Moses was satisfied with Aaron's reply.

Good News Translation
When Moses heard this, he was satisfied.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When Moses heard this, it was acceptable to him.

International Standard Version
When Moses heard that explanation, he was pleased.

NET Bible
When Moses heard this explanation, he was satisfied.

New Heart English Bible
When Moses heard that, it was pleasing in his sight.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
When Moses heard this, he was satisfied.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And when Moses heard that, it was well-pleasing in his sight.

New American Standard 1977
And when Moses heard that, it seemed good in his sight.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And when Moses heard that, he was content.

King James 2000 Bible
And when Moses heard that, he was content.

American King James Version
And when Moses heard that, he was content.

American Standard Version
And when Moses heard that , it was well-pleasing in his sight.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Moses heard it, and it pleased him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Which when Moses had heard he was satisfied.

Darby Bible Translation
And Moses heard it; and it was good in his sight.

English Revised Version
And when Moses heard that, it was well-pleasing in his sight.

Webster's Bible Translation
And when Moses heard that, he was content.

World English Bible
When Moses heard that, it was pleasing in his sight.

Young's Literal Translation
And Moses hearkeneth, and it is good in his eyes.
Study Bible
Restrictions for Priests
19But Aaron replied to Moses, “Behold, this very day they presented their sin offering and their burnt offering before the LORD. Since these things have happened to me, if I had eaten the sin offering today, would it have been acceptable in the LORD’s sight?” 20When Moses heard this explanation, he was satisfied.
Cross References
Leviticus 10:19
But Aaron replied to Moses, "Behold, this very day they presented their sin offering and their burnt offering before the LORD. Since these things have happened to me, if I had eaten the sin offering today, would it have been acceptable in the LORD's sight?"

Leviticus 11:1
The LORD spoke again to Moses and Aaron, saying,

Treasury of Scripture

And when Moses heard that, he was content.

he was content

2 Chronicles 30:18-20
For a multitude of the people, even many of Ephraim, and Manasseh, Issachar, and Zebulun, had not cleansed themselves, yet did they eat the passover otherwise than it was written. But Hezekiah prayed for them, saying, The good LORD pardon every one …

Matthew 12:3-7,20
But he said unto them, Have ye not read what David did, when he was an hungred, and they that were with him; …







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When Moses
מֹשֶׁ֔ה (mō·šeh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4872: Moses -- a great Israelite leader, prophet and lawgiver

heard this [explanation],
וַיִּשְׁמַ֣ע (way·yiš·ma‘)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8085: To hear intelligently

he was satisfied.
וַיִּיטַ֖ב (way·yî·ṭaḇ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3190: To be good, well, glad, or pleasing
(20) And . . . he was content.--He acknowledged Aaron's plea to be just, and that he had himself spoken hastily. This is a remarkable instance of Moses' humility, and of the human side of his nature as a lawgiver. (See also Numbers 32:6, &c.) Hence Jewish tradition from time immemorial ascribes the mistake to Moses, and not to Aaron. The paraphrase of this verse in the Palestine Chaldee Version, which embodies the ancient opinions, is very instructive. It is as follows: "And when Moses heard it, he approved of this explanation. Whereupon he sent a herald through the whole camp of Israel, saying, It is I from whom the law had been hid, and my brother Aaron brought it to my remembrance."

10:12-20 Afflictions should rather quicken us to our duty, than take us from it. But our unfitness for duty, when it is natural and not sinful, will have great allowances made for it; God will have mercy, and not sacrifice. Let us profit by the solemn warning this history conveys. When professing worshippers come with zeal without knowledge, carnal affections, earthly, light, vain, trifling thoughts, the devices of will-worship, instead of the offering of soul and spirit; then the incense is kindled by a flame which never came down from heaven, which the Spirit of a holy God never sent within their hearts.
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