Just then 1 one of the Israelites came and brought to his brothers 2 a Midianite woman in the plain view of Moses and of 3 the whole community of the Israelites, while they 4 were weeping at the entrance of the tent of meeting.
Nu 15:30,31; Nu 22:4; Nu 25:14,15; Nu 31:2,9-16; De 29:19-21; Jud 2:4; Ezr 9:1-4; Ezr 10:6-9; Isa 22:12; Jer 3:3; Jer 8:12; Jer 36:23; Jer 42:15-18; Jer 43:4-7; Jer 44:16,17; Eze 9:4-6; Joe 2:17; 2Pe 2:13-15; Jude 1:13
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1 tn The verse begins with the deictic particle וְהִנֵּה (vÿhinneh), pointing out the action that was taking place. It stresses the immediacy of the action to the reader.
2 tn Or “to his family”; or “to his clan.”
3 tn Heb “before the eyes of Moses and before the eyes of.”
4 tn The vav (ו) at the beginning of the clause is a disjunctive because it is prefixed to the nonverbal form. In this context it is best interpreted as a circumstantial clause, stressing that this happened “while” people were weeping over the sin.