Numbers 20:20
Parallel Verses
New International Version
Again they answered: "You may not pass through." Then Edom came out against them with a large and powerful army.

King James Bible
And he said, Thou shalt not go through. And Edom came out against him with much people, and with a strong hand.

Darby Bible Translation
And he said, Thou shalt not go through. And Edom came out against him with much people, and with a strong hand.

World English Bible
He said, "You shall not pass through." Edom came out against him with many people, and with a strong hand.

Young's Literal Translation
And he saith, 'Thou dost not pass over;' and Edom cometh out to meet him with much people, and with a strong hand;

Numbers 20:20 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

We will go by the king's high-way - This is the first time this phrase occurs; it appears to have been a public road made by the king's authority at the expense of the state.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

thou shalt

Numbers 20:18 And Edom said to him, You shall not pass by me, lest I come out against you with the sword.

Genesis 27:41 And Esau hated Jacob because of the blessing with which his father blessed him: and Esau said in his heart...

Genesis 32:6 And the messengers returned to Jacob, saying, We came to your brother Esau, and also he comes to meet you...

Judges 11:17,20 Then Israel sent messengers to the king of Edom, saying, Let me, I pray you, pass through your land...

Psalm 120:7 I am for peace: but when I speak, they are for war.

Ezekiel 35:5-11 Because you have had a perpetual hatred...

Amos 1:11 Thus said the LORD; For three transgressions of Edom, and for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof...

and Edom

Obadiah 1:10-15 For your violence against your brother Jacob shame shall cover you, and you shall be cut off for ever...

Library
August 17. "Speak Ye unto the Rock" (Num. xx. 8).
"Speak ye unto the Rock" (Num. xx. 8). The Holy Ghost is very sensitive, as love always is. You can conquer a wild beast by blows and chains, but you cannot conquer a woman's heart that way, or win the love of a sensitive nature; that must be wooed by the delicate touches of trust and affection. So the Holy Ghost has to be taken by a faith as delicate and sensitive as the gentle heart with whom it is coming in touch. One thought of unbelief, one expression of impatient distrust or fear, will instantly
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth

The Baptist's Inquiry and Jesus' Discourse Suggested Thereby.
(Galilee.) ^A Matt. XI. 2-30; ^C Luke VII. 18-35. ^c 18 And the disciples of John told him of all these things. ^a 2 Now when John had heard in the prison the works of Christ, he sent by his disciples ^c 19 And John calling unto him two of his disciples sent them unto the Lord [John had been cast into prison about December, a.d. 27, and it was now after the Passover, possibly in May or June, a.d. 28. Herod Antipas had cast John into prison because John had reproved him for taking his brother's wife.
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel

Cross References
Judges 11:17
Then Israel sent messengers to the king of Edom, saying, 'Give us permission to go through your country,' but the king of Edom would not listen. They sent also to the king of Moab, and he refused. So Israel stayed at Kadesh.

Numbers 20:21
Since Edom refused to let them go through their territory, Israel turned away from them.

Jump to Previous
Army Edom Hand Heavy Large Meet Powerful Strength Strong
Jump to Next
Army Edom Hand Heavy Large Meet Powerful Strength Strong
Links
Numbers 20:20 NIV
Numbers 20:20 NLT
Numbers 20:20 ESV
Numbers 20:20 NASB
Numbers 20:20 KJV

Numbers 20:20 Bible Apps
Numbers 20:20 Biblia Paralela
Numbers 20:20 Chinese Bible
Numbers 20:20 French Bible
Numbers 20:20 German Bible

Numbers 20:20 Commentaries

THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.

Bible Hub
Numbers 20:19
Top of Page
Top of Page