Then Moses said to Aaron and his sons Eleazar and Ithamar,(A) “Do not let your hair become unkempt[a](B) and do not tear your clothes,(C) or you will die and the Lord will be angry with the whole community.(D) But your relatives, all the Israelites, may mourn(E) for those the Lord has destroyed by fire.

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Footnotes

  1. Leviticus 10:6 Or Do not uncover your heads
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And Moses said unto Aaron, and unto Eleazar and unto Ithamar, his sons, Uncover not your heads, neither rend your clothes; lest ye die, and lest wrath come upon all the people: but let your brethren, the whole house of Israel, bewail the burning which the Lord hath kindled.

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46 Then Moses said to Aaron, “Take your censer(A) and put incense in it, along with burning coals from the altar, and hurry to the assembly(B) to make atonement(C) for them. Wrath has come out from the Lord;(D) the plague(E) has started.”

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46 And Moses said unto Aaron, Take a censer, and put fire therein from off the altar, and put on incense, and go quickly unto the congregation, and make an atonement for them: for there is wrath gone out from the Lord; the plague is begun.

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“You are to be responsible for the care of the sanctuary and the altar,(A) so that my wrath will not fall on the Israelites again.

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And ye shall keep the charge of the sanctuary, and the charge of the altar: that there be no wrath any more upon the children of Israel.

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22 You also made the Lord angry(A) at Taberah,(B) at Massah(C) and at Kibroth Hattaavah.(D)

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22 And at Taberah, and at Massah, and at Kibrothhattaavah, ye provoked the Lord to wrath.

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