Comparison of Pentateuch:
Jewish Publication Society 1917
Targums Onkelos,
Jonathan Ben Uzziel/Palestinian,
Jerusalem Fragments

 

Numbers
Chapter 17

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Numbers 16 JPS TOC Comparison TOC Targums TOC Numbers 18
Numbers 17:1
JPS 17:1 And the LORD spoke unto Moses, saying:
ONK 17:1 And the Lord spake with Mosheh, saying:
PAL 17:1 And the Lord spake with Mosheh, saying:
     
 
Numbers 17:2
JPS 17:2 'Speak unto Eleazar the son of Aaron the priest, that he take up the fire-pans out of the burning, and scatter thou the fire yonder; for they are become holy;
ONK 17:2 Speak to Elazar bar Aharon the priest, that he take out the censers from among the burnings, and throw away the fire, for they are consecrated.
PAL 17:2 Bid Elazar bar Aharon the priest to take away the censers from among the burnings, and scatter the fire hither and thither; for the censers of these guilty men who have been punished by the destruction of their lives are consecrated;
 
 
Numbers 17:3
JPS 17:3 even the fire-pans of these men who have sinned at the cost of their lives, and let them be made beaten plates for a covering of the altar—for they are become holy, because they were offered before the LORD—that they may be a sign unto the children of Israel.'
ONK 17:3 The censers of those guilty men who sinned against their souls, let him make of them beaten plates, to cover the altar; for they had offered them before the Lord, and they are consecrated; and they shall be for a sign unto the children of Israel.
PAL 17:3 and make of them broad plates for the covering of the altar, because they bare them before the Lord, therefore they are consecrate; and they shall be for a sign to the children of Israel.
JER 17:3 For a sign.
 
Numbers 17:4
JPS 17:4 And Eleazar the priest took the brazen fire-pans, which they that were burnt had offered; and they beat them out for a covering of the altar,
ONK 17:4 And Elazar the priest took the golden censers, with which they who were burned had offered, and beat them abroad, for a covering for the altar,
PAL 17:4 And Elazar the priest took the brasen censers which they who had been burned had carried, and beat them out for a covering for the body of the altar, as they had before used them for the service of the altar:
 
 
Numbers 17:5
JPS 17:5 to be a memorial unto the children of Israel, to the end that no common man, that is not of the seed of Aaron, draw near to burn incense before the LORD; that he fare not as Korah, and as his company; as the LORD spoke unto him by the hand of Moses.
ONK 17:5 to be a memorial to the sons of Israel, that no strange man who is not of the seed of Aharon shall approach to burn sweet incense before the Lord, and that he be not as Korach and his company, as the Lord had said to him by the hand of Mosheh.
PAL 17:5 for a memorial to the sons of Israel, that no common man, who is not of the sons of Aharon, may offer incense before the Lord; and that no man should behave himself factiously to obtain the priesthood, as did Korach and the company of his helpers; and whose end would be to perish, not (indeed) with a death like that of Korach and his company, by being burned by fire, and being swallowed up by the earth, but punished with leprosy:(16) as when the Lord said to Mosheh, Put thy hand into thy bosom, and his hand was stricken with leprosy; so would it be with him.
 
 
Numbers 17:6
JPS 17:6 But on the morrow all the congregation of the children of Israel murmured against Moses and against Aaron, saying: 'Ye have killed the people of the LORD.'
ONK 17:6 But on the clay which followed, all the congregation of the sons of Israel murmured against Mosheh and against Aharon, saying: You have caused the death of the Lord's people.
PAL 17:6 But on the following day the whole congregation murmured against Mosheh and Aharon, saying: You have been the occasion of the judgment of death against the people of the Lord.
 
 
Numbers 17:7
JPS 17:7 And it came to pass, when the congregation was assembled against Moses and against Aaron, that they looked toward the tent of meeting; and, behold, the cloud covered it, and the glory of the LORD appeared.
ONK 17:7 And it was, while the congregation gathered against Mosheh and against Aharon, that they looked toward the tabernacle of ordinance; and, behold, the cloud covered it, aud the glory of the Lord was revealed.
PAL 17:7 And it was, that when the congregation had gathered against Mosheh and Aharon to kill them, they looked towards the Tabernacle of Ordinance, and, behold, the Cloud of the Glory of the Shekinah covered it, and the Glory of the Lord was revealed there.
 
 
Numbers 17:8
JPS 17:8 And Moses and Aaron came to the front of the tent of meeting.
ONK 17:8 And Mosheh and Aharon went up before the tabernacle of ordinance;
PAL 17:8 And Mosheh and Aharon went from the congregation to the door of the tabernacle.
 
 
Numbers 17:9
JPS 17:9 And the LORD spoke unto Moses, saying:
ONK 17:9 and the Lord spake with Mosheh, saying:
PAL 17:9 And the Lord spake with Mosheh, saying:
 
 
Numbers 17:10
JPS 17:10 'Get you up from among this congregation, that I may consume them in a moment.' And they fell upon their faces.
ONK 17:10 Separate yourselves from the midst of this congregation, that I may now consume them. But they fell upon their faces.
PAL 17:10 Separate from the midst of this congregation, and I will consume them at once. But they bowed themselves on their faces in prayer.
JER 17:10 Separate from the people of this congregation, and I will destroy them in a brief moment. But they bowed down on their faces in prayer.
 
Numbers 17:11
JPS 17:11 And Moses said unto Aaron: 'Take thy fire-pan, and put fire therein from off the altar, and lay incense thereon, and carry it quickly unto the congregation, and make atonement for them; for there is wrath gone out from the LORD: the plague is begun.'
ONK 17:11 And Mosheh said to Aharon: Take the censer, and put fire upon it from the altar, and lay on sweet incense, and go quickly to the congregation, and make atonement for them; for anger hath gone forth from before the Lord, the plague hath begun.
PAL 17:11 And Mosheh said to Aharon, Take the censer, put fire in it from the altar, and sweet incense on the fire; bear it quickly into the congregation, and make atonement for them: for a destruction like that which consumed them in Horeb, whose name is Burning, hath begun by commandment to kill, from the presence of the Lord.
 
 
Numbers 17:12
JPS 17:12 And Aaron took as Moses spoke, and ran into the midst of the assembly; and, behold, the plague was begun among the people; and he put on the incense, and made atonement for the people.
ONK 17:12 And Aharon took, as Mosheh had said, and ran into the midst of the congregation, and, behold, the plague had begun among the people; and he put on sweet incense and made atonement for the people.
PAL 17:12 And Aharon took, as Mosheh had said, and ran into the midst of the congregation, and, behold, the destructive burning had begun to destroy the people: but he put on incense, and made atonement for the people.
 
 
Numbers 17:13
JPS 17:13 And he stood between the dead and the living; and the plague was stayed.
ONK 17:13 And he stood between the dead and the living, and the plague ceased.
PAL 17:13 And Aharon stood in the midst, between the dead and the living, with the censer, and interceded in prayer; and the plague was restrained.
 
 
Numbers 17:14
JPS 17:14 Now they that died by the plague were fourteen thousand and seven hundred, besides them that died about the matter of Korah.
ONK 17:14 But they who died of the plague were fourteen thousand and seven hundred, beside those who died on account of the matter of Korach.
PAL 17:14 But the number who had died by the plague was fourteeen thousand and seven hundred, beside those who had died in the schism of Korach.
 
 
Numbers 17:15
JPS 17:15 And Aaron returned unto Moses unto the door of the tent of meeting, and the plague was stayed.
ONK 17:15 And Aharon returned to Mosheh, unto the door of the tabernacle of ordinance, and the plague ceased.
PAL 17:15 And Aharon returned to Mosheh at the door of the tabernacle; and the plague was stayed.
 
 
Numbers 17:16
JPS 17:16 And the LORD spoke unto Moses, saying:
ONK 17:16 And the Lord spake with Mosheh, saying:
PAL 17:16 And the Lord spake with Mosheh, saying:
 
 
Numbers 17:17
JPS 17:17 'Speak unto the children of Israel, and take of them rods, one for each fathers' house, of all their princes according to their fathers' houses, twelve rods; thou shalt write every man's name upon his rod.
ONK 17:17 Speak with the sons of Israel, and take from them severally a rod, according the house of their fathers, twelve rods, and write thou the name of each man upon his rod.
PAL 17:17 Speak with the sons of Israel, and take of them severally a rod, according to the house of their fathers; twelve rods; and upon each rod thou shalt inscribe its (tribe) name.
 
 
Numbers 17:18
JPS 17:18 And thou shalt write Aaron's name upon the rod of Levi, for there shall be one rod for the head of their fathers' houses.
ONK 17:18 And upon the rod of Levi thou shalt write the name of Aharon; for one rod (only) there shall be for (each) chief of their father's house.
PAL 17:18 But on the rod of Levi thou shalt Write the name of Aharon: for there is but one rod for each head of their father's house.
 
 
Numbers 17:19
JPS 17:19 And thou shalt lay them up in the tent of meeting before the testimony, where I meet with you.
ONK 17:19 And thou shalt lay them up in the tabernacle of ordinance before the testimony, where I will appoint My Word to be with thee.
PAL 17:19 And thou shalt lay them up in the tabernacle before the testimony, where My Word is appointed to meet you.
 
 
Numbers 17:20
JPS 17:20 And it shall come to pass, that the man whom I shall choose, his rod shall bud; and I will make to cease from Me the murmurings of the children of Israel, which they murmur against you.'
ONK 17:20 And it shall be that the rod of the man whom I will choose shall bud; and I will make to cease from before Me the murmuring of the sons of Israel, with which they have murmured against you.
PAL 17:20 And the man whose rod germinateth shall be he whom I approve to minister before Me; and I will make the murmurings of the sons of Israel with which they have murmured against you to cease from Me.
 
 
Numbers 17:21
JPS 17:21 And Moses spoke unto the children of Israel; and all their princes gave him rods, for each prince one, according to their fathers' houses, even twelve rods; and the rod of Aaron was among their rods.
ONK 17:21 And Mosheh spake with the sons of Israel; and all their chiefs gave to him, every chief one rod, according to the house of their fathers, twelve rods.
PAL 17:21 Mosheh spake, therefore, with the sons of Israel, and the chiefs of them gave him severally their rods, according to the house of their fathers, twelve rods; and Aharon's rod was among theirs.
 
 
Numbers 17:22
JPS 17:22 And Moses laid up the rods before the LORD in the tent of the testimony.
ONK 17:22 And Aharon's rod was among their rods. And Mosheh laid up the rods before the Lord in the tabernacle of the testimony.
PAL 17:22 And Mosheh laid up the rods before the Lord in the tabernacle of ordinance.
 
 
Numbers 17:23
JPS 17:23 And it came to pass on the morrow, that Moses went into the tent of the testimony; and, behold, the rod of Aaron for the house of Levi was budded, and put forth buds, and bloomed blossoms, and bore ripe almonds.
ONK 17:23 And it came to pass on the following day, that Mosheh went into the tabernacle of the testimony; and, behold, the rod of Aharon of the house of Levi had germinated, and produced branches, and had blossomed, and ripened almonds.
PAL 17:23 And it came to pass, the day after, when Mosheh went into the tabernacle of the testimony, that, behold, the rod of Aharon had germinated; it had shot forth branches, blossomed with flowers, and, in the same night, produced and ripened almonds.
JER 17:23 And the day following Mosheh went into the tabernacle of testimony, and, behold, the rod of Aharon, of his house of Levi, had germinated, put forth buds, bloomed with flowers, and ripened almonds, the fruit of the almond.
 
Numbers 17:24
JPS 17:24 And Moses brought out all the rods from before the LORD unto all the children of Israel; and they looked, and took every man his rod.
ONK 17:24 And Mosheh brought out all the rods from before the Lord unto all the sons of Israel, and they recognised and took every man his rod.
PAL 17:24 And Mosheh brought out all the rods from before the Lord to all the sons of Israel, who recognised and took severally their rods.
 
 
Numbers 17:25
JPS 17:25 And the LORD said unto Moses: 'Put back the rod of Aaron before the testimony, to be kept there, for a token against the rebellious children; that there may be made an end of their murmurings against Me, that they die not.'
ONK 17:25 And the Lord said to Mosheh: Take back Aharon's rod before the testimony, to be kept for a sign unto the rebellious people, that their murmurings before Me may come to an end, and they die not.
PAL 17:25 And the Lord said to Mosheh, Take back the rod of Aharon, before the testimony, to be kept for a sign for the rebellious children, that their murmurings may cease from before Me, lest they die.
 
 
Numbers 17:26
JPS 17:26 Thus did Moses; as the LORD commanded him, so did he.
ONK 17:26 And Mosheh did as the Lord commanded, so did he.
PAL 17:26 And Mosheh did so; as the Lord commanded so did he.
 
 
Numbers 17:27
JPS 17:27 And the children of Israel spoke unto Moses, saying: 'Behold, we perish, we are undone, we are all undone.
ONK 17:27 And the children of Israel spake to Mosheh, saying: Behold, some of us are slain with the sword; and, behold, some are swallowed up by the earth; and, behold, some perish with the plague.
PAL 17:27 And the sons of Israel spake with Mosheh, saying: Behold, some of us have been consumed with the flaming fire; some of us have been swallowed up by the earth, and have perished! Behold, we are accounted as if all of us are to be destroyed.
JER 17:27 And the sons of Israel spake, saying: Behold, we are consumed, and are all of us as if destroyed. Some of us have died of the plague, and some of us the earth, opening her mouth, hath swallowed up.
 
Numbers 17:28
JPS 17:28 Every one that cometh near, that cometh near unto the tabernacle of the LORD, is to die; shall we wholly perish?'
ONK 17:28 Whoever, approaching, approacheth the tabernacle of the Lord dieth; behold, we are consumed with death.
PAL 17:28 Any one who approaches the tabernacle must die: are we not doomed to destruction?
 
 
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