Numbers 21:16
New International Version
From there they continued on to Beer, the well where the LORD said to Moses, "Gather the people together and I will give them water."

New Living Translation
From there the Israelites traveled to Beer, which is the well where the LORD said to Moses, “Assemble the people, and I will give them water.”

English Standard Version
And from there they continued to Beer; that is the well of which the LORD said to Moses, “Gather the people together, so that I may give them water.”

Berean Study Bible
From there they went on to Beer, the well where the LORD said to Moses, “Gather the people so that I may give them water.”

King James Bible
And from thence they went to Beer: that is the well whereof the LORD spake unto Moses, Gather the people together, and I will give them water.

New King James Version
From there they went to Beer, which is the well where the LORD said to Moses, “Gather the people together, and I will give them water.”

New American Standard Bible
From there they continued to Beer, that is the well where the LORD said to Moses, “Assemble the people, that I may give them water.”

NASB 1995
From there they continued to Beer, that is the well where the LORD said to Moses, "Assemble the people, that I may give them water."

NASB 1977
And from there they continued to Beer, that is the well where the LORD said to Moses, “Assemble the people, that I may give them water.”

Amplified Bible
From there the Israelites went on to Beer, that is the well where the LORD said to Moses, “Gather the people together and I will give them water.”

Christian Standard Bible
From there they went to Beer, the well the LORD told Moses about, “Gather the people so I may give them water.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
From there they went to Beer, the well the LORD told Moses about, "Gather the people so I may give them water."

American Standard Version
And from thence they journeyed to Beer: that is the well whereof Jehovah said unto Moses, Gather the people together, and I will give them water.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And there is Bera, the well where LORD JEHOVAH said to Moshe: “Gather the people to me and I shall give water to them.”

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And thence they came to the well; this is the well of which the Lord said to Moses, Gather the people, and I will give them water to drink.

Contemporary English Version
From the Arnon, the Israelites went to the well near the town of Beer, where the LORD had said to Moses, "Call the people together, and I will give them water to drink."

Douay-Rheims Bible
When they went from that place, the well appeared whereof the Lord said to Moses: Gather the people together, and I will give them water.

English Revised Version
And from thence they journeyed to Beer: that is the well whereof the LORD said unto Moses, Gather the people together, and I will give them water.

Good News Translation
From there they went on to a place called Wells, where the LORD said to Moses, "Bring the people together, and I will give them water."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
From there they went to Beer [Well]. This is the well where the LORD said to Moses, "Gather the people, and I will give them water."

International Standard Version
From there they traveled to the Well of Beer, where the LORD had instructed Moses, "Gather the people together and I'll give you water."

JPS Tanakh 1917
And from thence to Beer; that is the well whereof the LORD said unto Moses: 'Gather the people together, and I will give them water.'

Literal Standard Version
And from there [they journeyed] to Beer; it [is] the well [concerning] which YHWH said to Moses, “Gather the people, and I give water to them.”

NET Bible
And from there they traveled to Beer; that is the well where the LORD spoke to Moses, "Gather the people and I will give them water."

New Heart English Bible
From there they traveled to Beer: that is the well of which the LORD said to Moses, "Gather the people together, and I will give them water."

World English Bible
From there they traveled to Beer: that is the well of which Yahweh said to Moses, "Gather the people together, and I will give them water."

Young's Literal Translation
And from thence they journeyed to Beer; it is the well concerning which Jehovah said to Moses, 'Gather the people, and I give to them -- water.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Journey to Moab
15even the slopes of the wadis that extend to the site of Ar and lie along the border of Moab.” 16From there they went on to Beer, the well where the LORD said to Moses, “Gather the people so that I may give them water.” 17Then Israel sang this song: “Spring up, O well, all of you sing to it!…

Cross References
Genesis 21:19
Then God opened her eyes, and she saw a well of water. So she went and filled the skin with water and gave the boy a drink.

Numbers 33:46
They set out from Dibon-gad and camped at Almon-diblathaim.


Treasury of Scripture

And from there they went to Beer: that is the well whereof the LORD spoke to Moses, Gather the people together, and I will give them water.

beer

Judges 9:21
And Jotham ran away, and fled, and went to Beer, and dwelt there, for fear of Abimelech his brother.

gather

Numbers 20:8
Take the rod, and gather thou the assembly together, thou, and Aaron thy brother, and speak ye unto the rock before their eyes; and it shall give forth his water, and thou shalt bring forth to them water out of the rock: so thou shalt give the congregation and their beasts drink.

Exodus 17:6
Behold, I will stand before thee there upon the rock in Horeb; and thou shalt smite the rock, and there shall come water out of it, that the people may drink. And Moses did so in the sight of the elders of Israel.

Isaiah 12:3
Therefore with joy shall ye draw water out of the wells of salvation.









Verse 16. - And from thence... to Beer. A well; so named, no doubt, from the circumstance here recorded. That they were told to dig for water instead of receiving it from the rock showed the end to be at hand, and the transition shortly to be made from miraculous to natural supplies.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
From there
וּמִשָּׁ֖ם (ū·miš·šām)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-m | Adverb
Strong's 8033: There, then, thither

[they went on] to Beer,
בְּאֵ֑רָה (bə·’ê·rāh)
Noun - proper - feminine singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's 876: Beer -- 'well', a place in the desert, also one in Palestine

the well
הַבְּאֵ֗ר (hab·bə·’êr)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 875: A pit, a well

where
אֲשֶׁ֨ר (’ă·šer)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

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

said
אָמַ֤ר (’ā·mar)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 559: To utter, say

to Moses,
לְמֹשֶׁ֔ה (lə·mō·šeh)
Preposition-l | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 4872: Moses -- a great Israelite leader, prophet and lawgiver

“Gather
אֱסֹף֙ (’ĕ·sōp̄)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine singular
Strong's 622: To gather for, any purpose, to receive, take away, remove

the people
הָעָ֔ם (hā·‘ām)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5971: A people, a tribe, troops, attendants, a flock

so that I may give
וְאֶתְּנָ֥ה (wə·’et·tə·nāh)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive imperfect Cohortative - first person common singular
Strong's 5414: To give, put, set

them water.”
מָֽיִם׃ (mā·yim)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 4325: Water, juice, urine, semen


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