Bible study 143 – Numbers 27

Some women complain that their family shouldn’t be without inheritance just because their father died without male heirs, and God complies.

It turns out that God was angry at Moses over the water-from-a-stone-affair all along, and that he must die for this just like Aaron (I thought Moses had to die because of the whole affair with the lying spies, but I guess that didn’t really make sense in the first place). But first he must transfer his prophetic authority over to Joshua (the guy who, together with Caleb, supported God when the spies lied about Canaan being filled with giants).

Numbers 27:16-17
“Let the Lord, the God of the spirits of all flesh, appoint someone over the congregation (…) so that the congregation of the Lord may not be like sheep without a shepherd.”

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2 Comments on “Bible study 143 – Numbers 27”

  1. […] chapter 27, God allowed some sisters to inherit their father, because they had no brothers. Now, they are […]

  2. […] God’s own prophets are also frequently killed by God; and Moses has already explicitly stated that false prophets’ prophecies sometimes come […]


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