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Numbers 14:14

Context
NETBible

then they will tell it to the inhabitants 1  of this land. They have heard that you, Lord, are among this people, that you, Lord, are seen face to face, 2  that your cloud stands over them, and that you go before them by day in a pillar of cloud and in a pillar of fire by night.

XREF

Ge 32:30; Ex 13:21,22; Ex 15:14; Ex 33:11; Ex 40:38; Nu 9:15-21; Nu 10:34; Nu 12:8; De 5:4; De 34:10; Jos 2:9,10; Jos 5:1; Ne 9:12,19; Ps 78:14; Ps 105:39; Joh 1:18; Joh 14:9; 1Co 13:12; 1Jo 3:2

NET © Notes

tn The singular participle is to be taken here as a collective, representing all the inhabitants of the land.

tn “Face to face” is literally “eye to eye.” It only occurs elsewhere in Isa 52:8. This expresses the closest communication possible.



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