The angel of the Lord asked him, “Why have you beaten your donkey? I have come to oppose you because your path is a reckless one.
These were the waters of Meribah, where the Israelites quarreled with the Lord and where he was proved holy among them.
"The whole community is holy, every one of them, and the Lord is with them. Why then do you set yourselves above the Lord’s assembly?”
Then Caleb silenced the people before Moses and said, “We should go up and take possession of the land, for we can certainly do it.”
Miriam and Aaron began to talk against Moses because of his Cushite wife, for he had married a Cushite.
Now the people complained about their hardships in the hearing of the Lord, and when he heard them his anger was aroused.
"Celebrate it at the appointed time, at twilight on the fourteenth day of this month, in accordance with all its rules and regulations.”