New Living Translation
(Now Moses was very humble--more humble than any other person on earth.)
King James Bible
(Now the man Moses was very meek, above all the men which were upon the face of the earth.)
Darby Bible Translation
But the man Moses was very meek, above all men that were upon the face of the earth.
World English Bible
Now the man Moses was very humble, above all the men who were on the surface of the earth.
Young's Literal Translation
And the man Moses is very humble, more than any of the men who are on the face of the ground.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
12:3 Meek - This is added as the reason why Moses took no notice of their reproach, and why God did so severely plead his cause. Thus was he fitted for the work he was called to, which required all the meekness he had. And this is often more tried by the unkindness of our friends, than by the malice of our enemies. Probably this commendation was added, as some other clauses were, by some succeeding prophet. How was Moses so meek, when we often read of his anger? But this only proves, that the law made nothing perfect.
LibraryExposition of Chap. Iii. (ii. 28-32. )
Ver. 1. "And it shall come to pass, afterwards, I will pour out My Spirit upon all flesh; and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy; your old men shall dream dreams, and your young men shall see visions." The communication of the Spirit of God was the constant prerogative of the Covenant-people. Indeed, the very idea of such a people necessarily requires it. For the Spirit of God is the only inward bond betwixt Him and that which is created; a Covenant-people, therefore, without such an inward …
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Take my yoke upon you. Let me teach you, because I am humble and gentle at heart, and you will find rest for your souls.
So immediately the LORD called to Moses, Aaron, and Miriam and said, "Go out to the Tabernacle, all three of you!" So the three of them went to the Tabernacle.
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