5072 Aaron, spokesman for Moses
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He was called by God to speak for his brother Moses in the confrontation with Pharaoh and to lead the Israelites out of Egypt. Negligence of the LORD's express command cost him the privilege of entering the promised land.

Aaron's genealogy and family

Exodus 6:20; Leviticus 10:1-3; Numbers 3:1-2; 1 Chronicles 6:3

Aaron was spokesman for Moses in Egypt

His call

Exodus 4:14-16

The brothers meet and confront Pharaoh

Exodus 5:1 See also Exodus 4:27-28

The command to lead the Israelites out of Egypt

Exodus 6:13

Aaron's staff

See also Exodus 7:8-12,19-20; Exodus 8:5-6,16-17

Pharaoh's hardness of heart

Exodus 11:10

Subsequent events in Aaron's life

The LORD's instructions for the Passover

Exodus 12:43 See also Exodus 12:1-3

The Israelites grumble against Moses and Aaron

Exodus 16:2-3,9

Aaron commemorates the LORD's provision of manna

Exodus 16:33

The meeting of Aaron and Jethro

Exodus 18:12

Aaron as census-taker

Numbers 1:3; Numbers 4:34,46

Aaron as prayer partner

Exodus 17:10,12

Aaron's jealousy and subsequent repentance

Numbers 12:1-2,5,11

Aaron makes the people a golden calf

Exodus 32:4 See also Exodus 32:1-3,5; Acts 7:40

Moses rebukes him

Exodus 32:21-24,35; Deuteronomy 9:20

Rebellion against Moses and Aaron

Numbers 14:2; Numbers 16:3,11,20-22,39-48

Aaron's authority vindicated

Numbers 17:8 See also Numbers 17:10

The LORD prevents Aaron and Moses from entering the promised land

Numbers 20:2,7-12

The death of Aaron

Numbers 20:25-26,28-29; Numbers 33:38-39

See also

4512  staff
5101  Moses
5265  complaints
7221  exodus, the
7257  promised land
7324  calf worship
8768  idolatry

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