JuliaSmith(i) 1 And Jehovah will speak to Moses, saying, 2 Speak to the sons of Israel, and take from them a rod, a rod according to the house of the father, from all the chiefs according to the house of their fathers, twelve rods: thou shalt write each his name upon his rod. 3 And Aaron's name shalt thou write upon the rod of Levi: for one rod is for the head of the house of their fathers. 4 And place them in the tent of appointment before the testimony, where I will pass over to you there. 5 And it was the man whom I shall desire him, his rod shall be fruitful: and I caused to cease from me the murmurings of the sons of Israel which they are murmuring against you. 6 And Moses will speak to the sons of Israel, and all their chiefs will give to him a rod for one chief, a rod for one chief, according to the house of their fathers, twelve rods: and Aaron's rod in the midst of their rods. 7 And Moses will place the rods before Jehovah in the tent of testimony. 8 And it shall be on the morrow, and Moses will go into the tent of testimony; and behold, Aaron's rod was fruitful for the house of Levi, and the blossom will come forth and the flower will flourish and will show almonds. 9 And Moses will bring forth all the rods from before Jehovah to all the sons of Israel: and they shall see and shall take each his rod. 10 And Jehovah will say to Moses, Turn back Aaron's rod before the testimony, for preservation, for a sign for the sons of contradiction; and thou shalt finish their murmurings from me, and they shall not die. 11 And Moses will do: as Jehovah commanded him, so did he. 12 And the sons of Israel will speak to Moses, saying, Behold, we expired, we perished, we all perished. 13 All coming near, coming near the dwelling of Jehovah, and dying, shall die: shall we die to breathe out life?