And Miriam and Aaron spoke against Moses because of the Ethiopian woman whom he had married: for he had married an Ethiopian woman.
Treasury of Scripture
Matthew 10:36 And a man's foes shall be they of his own household.
Matthew 12:48 But he answered and said to him that told him, Who is my mother? and who are my brothers?
John 7:5 For neither did his brothers believe in him.
John 15:20 Remember the word that I said to you, The servant is not greater than his lord. If they have persecuted me...
Galatians 4:16 Am I therefore become your enemy, because I tell you the truth?
Ethiopian or Cushite
Exodus 2:16,21 Now the priest of Midian had seven daughters: and they came and drew water, and filled the troughs to water their father's flock...
married. Heb. taken
Genesis 24:3,37 And I will make you swear by the LORD, the God of heaven, and the God of the earth...
Genesis 26:34,35 And Esau was forty years old when he took to wife Judith the daughter of Beeri the Hittite...
Genesis 27:46 And Rebekah said to Isaac, I am weary of my life because of the daughters of Heth: if Jacob take a wife of the daughters of Heth...
Genesis 28:6-9 When Esau saw that Isaac had blessed Jacob, and sent him away to Padanaram, to take him a wife from there...
Genesis 34:14,15 And they said to them, We cannot do this thing, to give our sister to one that is uncircumcised; for that were a reproach to us...
Genesis 41:45 And Pharaoh called Joseph's name Zaphnathpaaneah; and he gave him to wife Asenath the daughter of Potipherah priest of On...
Exodus 34:16 And you take of their daughters to your sons, and their daughters go a whoring after their gods...
Leviticus 21:14 A widow, or a divorced woman, or profane, or an harlot, these shall he not take: but he shall take a virgin of his own people to wife.
ContextThe Murmuring of Miriam and Aaron
1And Miriam and Aaron spoke against Moses because of the Ethiopian woman whom he had married: for he had married an Ethiopian woman. 2And they said, Has the LORD indeed spoken only by Moses? has he not spoken also by us? And the LORD heard it. 3(Now the man Moses was very meek, above all the men which were on the face of the earth.) 4And the LORD spoke suddenly to Moses, and to Aaron, and to Miriam, Come out you three to the tabernacle of the congregation. And they three came out. 5And the LORD came down in the pillar of the cloud, and stood in the door of the tabernacle, and called Aaron and Miriam: and they both came forth. 6And he said, Hear now my words: If there be a prophet among you, I the LORD will make myself known to him in a vision, and will speak to him in a dream. 7My servant Moses is not so, who is faithful in all my house. 8With him will I speak mouth to mouth, even apparently, and not in dark speeches; and the similitude of the LORD shall he behold: why then were you not afraid to speak against my servant Moses? 9And the anger of the LORD was kindled against them; and he departed. 10And the cloud departed from off the tabernacle; and, behold, Miriam became leprous, white as snow: and Aaron looked on Miriam, and, behold, she was leprous. 11And Aaron said to Moses, Alas, my lord, I beseech you, lay not the sin on us, wherein we have done foolishly, and wherein we have sinned. 12Let her not be as one dead, of whom the flesh is half consumed when he comes out of his mother's womb. 13And Moses cried to the LORD, saying, Heal her now, O God, I beseech you. 14And the LORD said to Moses, If her father had but spit in her face, should she not be ashamed seven days? let her be shut out from the camp seven days, and after that let her be received in again. 15And Miriam was shut out from the camp seven days: and the people journeyed not till Miriam was brought in again. 16And afterward the people removed from Hazeroth, and pitched in the wilderness of Paran.
Parallel VersesAmerican Standard Version
And Miriam and Aaron spake against Moses because of the Cushite woman whom he had married; for he had married a Cushite woman.
And Mary and Aaron spoke against Moses, because of his wife the Ethiopian,
Darby Bible Translation
And Miriam and Aaron spoke against Moses because of the Ethiopian woman whom he had taken; for he had taken a Cushite as wife.
King James Bible
And Miriam and Aaron spake against Moses because of the Ethiopian woman whom he had married: for he had married an Ethiopian woman.
Young's Literal Translation
And Miriam speaketh -- Aaron also -- against Moses concerning the circumstance of the Cushite woman whom he had taken: for a Cushite woman he had taken;