Numbers 16:28
New International Version
Then Moses said, "This is how you will know that the LORD has sent me to do all these things and that it was not my idea:

New Living Translation
And Moses said, “This is how you will know that the LORD has sent me to do all these things that I have done—for I have not done them on my own.

English Standard Version
And Moses said, “Hereby you shall know that the LORD has sent me to do all these works, and that it has not been of my own accord.

Berean Study Bible
Then Moses said, “This is how you will know that the LORD has sent me to do all these things, for it was not my own doing:

New American Standard Bible
Moses said, "By this you shall know that the LORD has sent me to do all these deeds; for this is not my doing.

New King James Version
And Moses said: “By this you shall know that the LORD has sent me to do all these works, for I have not done them of my own will.

King James Bible
And Moses said, Hereby ye shall know that the LORD hath sent me to do all these works; for I have not done them of mine own mind.

Christian Standard Bible
Then Moses said, "This is how you will know that the LORD sent me to do all these things and that it was not of my own will:

Contemporary English Version
Moses said to the crowd, "The LORD has chosen me and told me to do these things--it wasn't my idea. And here's how you will know:

Good News Translation
Moses said to the people, "This is how you will know that the LORD has sent me to do all these things and that it is not by my own choice that I have done them.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then Moses said, "This is how you will know that the LORD sent me to do all these things and that it was not of my own will:

International Standard Version
Then Moses said, "This is how you'll know that the LORD has sent me to do all these awesome works—they're not coming merely from me.

NET Bible
Then Moses said, "This is how you will know that the LORD has sent me to do all these works, for I have not done them of my own will.

New Heart English Bible
Moses said, "Hereby you shall know that the LORD has sent me to do all these works; for they are not from my own mind.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Moses said, "This is how you will know that the LORD sent me to do all these things and that it wasn't my idea:

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Moses said: 'Hereby ye shall know that the LORD hath sent me to do all these works, and that I have not done them of mine own mind.

New American Standard 1977
And Moses said, “By this you shall know that the LORD has sent me to do all these deeds; for this is not my doing.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And Moses said, Hereby ye shall know that the LORD has sent me to do all these works, for I have not done them out of my own heart.

King James 2000 Bible
And Moses said, Hereby you shall know that the LORD has sent me to do all these works; for I have not done them of my own will.

American King James Version
And Moses said, Hereby you shall know that the LORD has sent me to do all these works; for I have not done them of my own mind.

American Standard Version
And Moses said, Hereby ye shall know that Jehovah hath sent me to do all these works; for I have not done them of mine own mind.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Moses said, Hereby shall ye know that the Lord has sent me to perform all these works, that I have not done them of myself.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Moses said: By this you shall know that the Lord hath sent me to do all things that you see, and that I have not forged them of my own head:

Darby Bible Translation
And Moses said, Hereby ye shall know that Jehovah has sent me to do all these deeds, for they are not out of my own heart:

English Revised Version
And Moses said, Hereby ye shall know that the LORD hath sent me to do all these works; for I have not done them of mine own mind.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Moses said, by this ye shall know that the LORD hath sent me to do all these works: for I have not done them of my own mind.

World English Bible
Moses said, "Hereby you shall know that Yahweh has sent me to do all these works; for [I have] not [done them] of my own mind.

Young's Literal Translation
And Moses saith, 'By this ye do know that Jehovah hath sent me to do all these works, that they are not from my own heart;
Study Bible
The Earth Swallows Korah
28Then Moses said, “This is how you will know that the LORD has sent me to do all these things, for it was not my own doing: 29If these men die a natural death, or if they suffer the fate of all men, then the LORD has not sent me.…
Cross References
Exodus 3:12
"I will surely be with you," God said, "and this will be the sign to you that I have sent you: When you have brought the people out of Egypt, all of you will worship God on this mountain."

Exodus 4:12
Now go! I will help you as you speak, and I will teach you what to say."

Exodus 4:15
You are to speak to him and put the words in his mouth. I will help both of you to speak, and I will teach you what to do.

Numbers 24:13
that even if Balak were to give me his house full of silver and gold, I could not do anything of my own accord, good or bad, to go beyond the command of the LORD? I will speak whatever the LORD says.

1 Kings 18:36
At the time of the evening sacrifice, Elijah the prophet approached the altar and said, "O LORD, God of Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, let it be known this day that You are God in Israel and that I am Your servant and have done all these things at Your command.

Treasury of Scripture

And Moses said, Hereby you shall know that the LORD has sent me to do all these works; for I have not done them of my own mind.

hereby

Exodus 3:12
And he said, Certainly I will be with thee; and this shall be a token unto thee, that I have sent thee: When thou hast brought forth the people out of Egypt, ye shall serve God upon this mountain.

Exodus 4:1-9
And Moses answered and said, But, behold, they will not believe me, nor hearken unto my voice: for they will say, The LORD hath not appeared unto thee…

Exodus 7:9
When Pharaoh shall speak unto you, saying, Shew a miracle for you: then thou shalt say unto Aaron, Take thy rod, and cast it before Pharaoh, and it shall become a serpent.

for I have.

Numbers 24:13
If Balak would give me his house full of silver and gold, I cannot go beyond the commandment of the LORD, to do either good or bad of mine own mind; but what the LORD saith, that will I speak?

1 Kings 18:36
And it came to pass at the time of the offering of the evening sacrifice, that Elijah the prophet came near, and said, LORD God of Abraham, Isaac, and of Israel, let it be known this day that thou art God in Israel, and that I am thy servant, and that I have done all these things at thy word.

Jeremiah 23:16
Thus saith the LORD of hosts, Hearken not unto the words of the prophets that prophesy unto you: they make you vain: they speak a vision of their own heart, and not out of the mouth of the LORD.







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

said,
וַיֹּאמֶר֮ (way·yō·mer)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 559: To utter, say

“This is how
בְּזֹאת֙ (bə·zōṯ)
Preposition-b | Pronoun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2063: Hereby in it, likewise, the one other, same, she, so much, such deed, that,

you will know
תֵּֽדְע֔וּן (tê·ḏə·‘ūn)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine plural | Paragogic nun
Strong's Hebrew 3045: To know

that
כִּֽי־ (kî-)
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 3588: A relative conjunction

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

has sent me
שְׁלָחַ֔נִי (šə·lā·ḥa·nî)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 7971: To send away, for, out

to do
לַעֲשׂ֕וֹת (la·‘ă·śō·wṯ)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's Hebrew 6213: To do, make

all
כָּל־ (kāl-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3605: The whole, all, any, every

these
הָאֵ֑לֶּה (hā·’êl·leh)
Article | Pronoun - common plural
Strong's Hebrew 428: These, those

things,
הַֽמַּעֲשִׂ֖ים (ham·ma·‘ă·śîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 4639: An action, a transaction, activity, a product, property

for
כִּי־ (kî-)
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 3588: A relative conjunction

it was not
לֹ֖א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

my own doing:
מִלִּבִּֽי׃ (mil·lib·bî)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 3820: The heart, the feelings, the will, the intellect, centre
(28) To do all these works.--i.e., to bring the people out of the land of Egypt, to exchange the first-born for the Levites, to consecrate Aaron and his sons to the priesthood, and generally to declare the will of the Lord to the people.

Verse 28. - Nor I have not done them of mine own mind. Literally, "that not of my heart", כִּיאּלֹא מִלִּבּי. Septuagint, ὅτι οὐκ ἀπ ἐμαυτου . 16:23-34 The seventy elders of Israel attend Moses. It is our duty to do what we can to countenance and support lawful authority when it is opposed. And those who would not perish with sinners, must come out from among them, and be separate. It was in answer to the prayer of Moses, that God stirred up the hearts of the congregation to remove for their own safety. Grace to separate from evil-doers is one of the things that accompany salvation. God, in justice, left the rebels to the obstinacy and hardness of their own hearts. Moses, by Divine direction, when all Israel were waiting the event, declares that if the rebels die a common death, he will be content to be called and counted an imposter. As soon as Moses had spoken the word, God caused the earth to open and swallow them all up. The children perished with their parents; in which, though we cannot tell how bad they might be to deserve it, or how good God might be otherwise to them; yet of this we are sure, that Infinite Justice did them no wrong. It was altogether miraculous. God has, when he pleases, strange punishments for the workers of iniquity. It was very significant. Considering how the earth is still in like manner loaded with the weight of man's sins, we have reason to wonder that it does not now sink under its load. The ruin of others should be our warning. Could we, by faith, hear the outcries of those that are gone down to the bottomless pit, we should give more diligence than we do to escape for our lives, lest we also come into their condemnation.
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