Psalm 106:32
New International Version
By the waters of Meribah they angered the LORD, and trouble came to Moses because of them;

New Living Translation
At Meribah, too, they angered the LORD, causing Moses serious trouble.

English Standard Version
They angered him at the waters of Meribah, and it went ill with Moses on their account,

Berean Study Bible
At the waters of Meribah they angered the LORD, and trouble came to Moses because of them.

King James Bible
They angered him also at the waters of strife, so that it went ill with Moses for their sakes:

New King James Version
They angered Him also at the waters of strife, So that it went ill with Moses on account of them;

New American Standard Bible
They also provoked Him to wrath at the waters of Meribah, So that it went badly for Moses on their account.

NASB 1995
They also provoked Him to wrath at the waters of Meribah, So that it went hard with Moses on their account;

NASB 1977
They also provoked Him to wrath at the waters of Meribah, So that it went hard with Moses on their account;

Amplified Bible
They provoked Him to anger at the waters of Meribah, So that it went hard with Moses on their account;

Christian Standard Bible
They angered the LORD at the Waters of Meribah, and Moses suffered because of them,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They angered the LORD at the waters of Meribah, and Moses suffered because of them;

American Standard Version
They angered him also at the waters of Meribah, So that it went ill with Moses for their sakes;

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And they angered him concerning the waters of strife and he afflicted Moses because of them.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
They provoked him also at the water of Strife, and Moses was hurt for their sakes;

Contemporary English Version
At Meribah Spring they turned against you and made you furious.

Douay-Rheims Bible
They provoked him also at the waters of contradiction: and Moses was afflicted for their sakes:

English Revised Version
They angered him also at the waters of Meribah, so that it went ill with Moses for their sakes:

Good News Translation
At the springs of Meribah the people made the LORD angry, and Moses was in trouble on their account.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
They made God angry by the water at Meribah. Things turned out badly for Moses because of what they did,

International Standard Version
They provoked wrath at the waters of Meribah, and Moses suffered on account of them.

JPS Tanakh 1917
They angered Him also at the waters of Meribah, And it went ill with Moses because of them;

Literal Standard Version
And they cause wrath by the waters of Meribah, And it is evil to Moses for their sakes,

NET Bible
They made him angry by the waters of Meribah, and Moses suffered because of them,

New Heart English Bible
They angered him also at the waters of Meribah, so that Moses was troubled for their sakes;

World English Bible
They angered him also at the waters of Meribah, so that Moses was troubled for their sakes;

Young's Literal Translation
And they cause wrath by the waters of Meribah, And it is evil to Moses for their sakes,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Give Thanks to the LORD, for He is Good
31It was credited to him as righteousness for endless generations to come. 32At the waters of Meribah they angered the LORD, and trouble came to Moses because of them. 33For they rebelled against His Spirit, and Moses spoke rashly with his lips.…

Cross References
Numbers 20:2
Now there was no water for the congregation, so they gathered against Moses and Aaron.

Numbers 20:12
But the LORD said to Moses and Aaron, "Because you did not trust Me to show My holiness in the sight of the Israelites, you will not bring this assembly into the land that I have given them."

Numbers 27:14
for when the congregation contended in the Wilderness of Zin, both of you rebelled against My command to show My holiness in their sight regarding the waters." Those were the waters of Meribah in Kadesh, in the Wilderness of Zin.

Psalm 81:7
You called out in distress, and I rescued you; I answered you from the cloud of thunder; I tested you at the waters of Meribah. Selah

Psalm 95:9
where your fathers tested and tried Me, though they had seen My work.


Treasury of Scripture

They angered him also at the waters of strife, so that it went ill with Moses for their sakes:

angered

Psalm 78:40
How oft did they provoke him in the wilderness, and grieve him in the desert!

Psalm 81:7
Thou calledst in trouble, and I delivered thee; I answered thee in the secret place of thunder: I proved thee at the waters of Meribah. Selah.

Numbers 20:2,6,13
And there was no water for the congregation: and they gathered themselves together against Moses and against Aaron…

so that

Numbers 20:12,23,24
And the LORD spake unto Moses and Aaron, Because ye believed me not, to sanctify me in the eyes of the children of Israel, therefore ye shall not bring this congregation into the land which I have given them…

Numbers 27:13,14
And when thou hast seen it, thou also shalt be gathered unto thy people, as Aaron thy brother was gathered…

Deuteronomy 1:37
Also the LORD was angry with me for your sakes, saying, Thou also shalt not go in thither.









(32, 33) The insurrection against Moses and Aaron at Meribah Kadesh, entailing on the Lawgiver the forfeiture for himself of entering into Canaan. (See references in the margin.)

Verse 32. - They angered him also at the waters of strife; or, "at the waters of Meribah" (Revised Version, Kay, Cheyne); comp. Numbers 20:2, 10, 13. So that it went ill with Moses for their sakes. Moses was not punished for the people's sin, but for his own sin (Numbers 20:10-12), to which theirs led. The expression, "for their sakes," is used loosely (comp. Deuteronomy 1:37; Deuteronomy 3:26).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
At the waters
מֵ֥י (mê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 4325: Water, juice, urine, semen

of Meribah
מְרִיבָ֑ה (mə·rî·ḇāh)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 4808: Strife, contention

they angered
וַ֭יַּקְצִיפוּ (way·yaq·ṣî·p̄ū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 7107: To crack off, burst out in rage

the LORD,
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

and trouble came
וַיֵּ֥רַע (way·yê·ra‘)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 3415: To be broken up, to fear

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

because of them.
בַּעֲבוּרָֽם׃ (ba·‘ă·ḇū·rām)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's 5668: Crossed, transit, on account of, in order that


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