1 tn Heb “And Yahweh said.”
2 tn S. R. Driver considers that this verse is a continuation of vv. 17 and 18 and that Aaron met Moses before Moses started back to Egypt (Exodus, 33). The first verb, then, might have the nuance of a past perfect: Yahweh had said.
3 tn Heb “and kissed him.”
4 tn This verb and the last one in the verse are rendered with the past perfect nuance because they refer to what the