Numbers chapter 20 Star Chart: Clockwise from when "(Ophiuchus) Moses took the (red radius) rod from before the (Shekinah) Lord, as he commanded him" (20:9) till "(Ophiuchus) Moses and (Hercules) Aaron gathered the (Gemini) congregation together before the (lunar) rock (210° seconds?), and he (red radius) said unto them, (lunar ears) Hear now, ye rebels; must we fetch you (lunar) water out of this (lunar) rock?" (20:10)(+150° seconds?) may be 360° seconds. "And Moses lifted up his (Perseus & Castor) hand, and with his (red radius) rod he smote the (lunar) rock twice (+210° seconds?): and the (Milky Way) water came out abundantly, and the (Gemini) congregation drank, and their (Aries & Taurus) beasts also" (20:11) (+300° seconds?) may be 510° seconds more. "And the (Shekinah) Lord spake unto (Ophiuchus) Moses and (Hercules) Aaron, Because ye believed me not, to sanctify me in the (Lunar) eyes of the (Gemini) children of Israel, therefore ye shall not bring this congregation into the land which I have given them" (20:12) may be 210 seconds more. Notice that a giant red forked tongue comes forth from Drago (or Ophiuchus & Aaron) during this incident.

 

 


Moses Smote the Rock Twice,
Called the People "Rebels" and
Didn't Give God Credit For the Miracle

20:1 Then came the (Gemini) children of Israel, even the whole congregation, into the desert of Zin in the first month: and the people abode in Kadesh; and (Virgo) Miriam died there, and was buried there.

2 And there was no (lunar) water for the (Gemini, etc) congregation: and they gathered themselves together against (Ophiuchus) Moses and against (Hercules) Aaron.

3 And the (Gemini) people chode with (Ophiuchus) Moses, and (lunar open mouth) (red radius) spake, saying, Would God that we had died when our (Gemini) brethren died before the Lord!

4 And why have ye brought up the (Gemini) congregation of the (Shekinah) Lord into this wilderness, that we and our (Taurus) cattle should die there?

5 And wherefore have ye made us to come up out of Egypt, to bring us in unto this evil place? it is no place of (lunar) seed, or of (solar) figs, or of (red radius) vines, or of (lunar red radius) pomegranates; neither is there any (lunar) water to drink.

6 And (Ophiuchus) Moses and (Hercules) Aaron went from the presence of the (Gemini) assembly unto the door of the (red radius) tabernacle of the congregation, and they fell upon their faces (rotated): and the glory of the (Shekinah) Lord appeared unto them.

7 And the (Shekinah) Lord spake unto (Ophiuchus) Moses, saying,

8 Take the (red radius) rod, and gather thou the (Gemini) assembly together, thou, and (Hercules) Aaron thy brother, and (red radius) speak ye unto the (lunar) rock before their (lunar) eyes; and it shall give forth his (red radius) water, and thou shalt bring forth to them (lunar) water out of the (lunar) rock: so thou shalt give the (Gemini) congregation and their (Aries & Taurus) beasts drink.

9 And (Ophiuchus) Moses took the (red radius) rod from before the (Shekinah) Lord, as he commanded him.

10 And (Ophiuchus) Moses and (Hercules) Aaron gathered the (Gemini) congregation together before the (lunar) rock, and he (red radius) said unto them, (lunar ears) Hear now, ye rebels; must we fetch you (lunar) water out of this (lunar) rock?

11 And Moses lifted up his (Perseus & Castor) hand, and with his (red radius) rod he smote the (lunar) rock twice: and the (red radius) water came out abundantly, and the (Gemini) congregation drank, and their (Aries & Taurus) beasts also.

12 And the (Shekinah) Lord spake unto (Ophiuchus) Moses and (Hercules) Aaron, Because ye believed me not, to sanctify me in the (Lunar) eyes of the (Gemini) children of Israel, therefore ye shall not bring this congregation into the land which I have given them.

What was the offense for which Moses was excluded from the promised land? It appears to have consisted in some or all of the following particulars:
1). God had commanded him (Numbers 20:8) to take the rod in his hand, and go and SPEAK To The Rock, and it should give forth water. It seems Moses did not think speaking would be sufficient, therefore he SMOTE the rock without any command so to do.

2). He did this TWICE, which certainly in this case indicated a great perturbation of spirit, and want of attention to the presence of God.

3). He permitted his spirit to be carried away by a sense of the people's disobedience, and thus, being provoked, he was led to speak unadvisedly with his lips: Hear now, YE REBELS, Numbers 20:10.

4). He did NOT ACKNOWLEDGE GOD in the miracle which was about to be wrought, but took the honor to himself and Aaron: "Must WE FETCH you water out of this rock?"

Thus it plainly appears that they did not properly believe in God, and did not honor him in the sight of the people; for in their presence they seem to express a doubt whether the thing could be possibly done. As Aaron appears to have been consenting in the above particulars, therefore he is also excluded from the promised land.

Some say their sin was, that the order was to SPEAK to the rock, whereas it was SMITTEN, and not spoken to; but why then was Moses bid to take the rod with him, if it was not to smite with it, as he had done before at Horeb? and besides, this would only have been the sin of Moses, and not of Aaron; others think, that what provoked the Lord was, that the Israelites were called "REBELS"; but this is a name the Lord himself gave them, Numbers 17:10, and was what they justly deserved; and what after this Moses says of them, which, had this been the case, he would have been careful to have abstained from, Deuteronomy 9:24. Others are of opinion, that what was displeasing to the Lord was, that the bringing the water out of the rock was ascribed to themselves, and not to him; "must WE FETCH you water", &c. Others suppose the sin was in SMITING the rock TWICE, and in ANGER; but this could only be the fault of Moses at most. Dr. Lightfoot thinks the particular fault was this, that Moses expressed his displeasure and resentment to the Israelites, that on their murmuring a new rock was opening, which portended a new and long stay in the wilderness, as the opening of the first rock at Horeb did when he and Aaron were in expectation of being soon out of the wilderness, and now they feared they were beginning anew their abode in it; but it is certain from the text that UNBELIEF was their sin; they were diffident about the will of God to bring water out of the rock for such a rebellious people, and they did not put them in mind of the miracles God had wrought in former time, to encourage their faith; and so the Lord was not sanctified by them before the people, as he ought to have been:

therefore ye shall not bring this congregation into the land which I have given them; the land of Canaan, a grant of which was made to their fathers, and particularly to this generation, and into which they would certainly be brought; but not by Moses and Aaron, who were excluded because of their unbelief, and accordingly both died before the entrance of the people into the land. This, according to the Targum of Jonathan, and Jarchi, was said with an oath; see Hebrews 3:18.

13 This is the water of Meribah; because the (Gemini) children of Israel strove with the (Shekinah) Lord, and he was sanctified in them.

14 And (Ophiuchus) Moses sent (Gemini) messengers from Kadesh unto the king of Edom, Thus saith thy brother Israel, Thou knowest all the travail that hath befallen us:

15 How our (Gemini) fathers went down into Egypt, and we have dwelt in Egypt a long time; and the (Gemini) Egyptians vexed us, and our (Gemini) fathers:

16 And when we (Ophiuchus , Hercules & lunar open mouths) cried unto the (Shekinah) Lord, he (lunar ears) heard our (red radius) voice, and sent an (solar) angel, and hath brought us forth out of Egypt: and, behold, we are in Kadesh, a city in the uttermost of thy border:

17 Let us pass, I pray thee, through thy country: we will not pass through the (red radius) fields, or through the (red radius) vineyards, neither will we drink of the (lunar) water of the wells: we will go by the king's high way, we will not turn to the (red radius) right hand nor to the (red radius) left, until we have passed thy borders.

18 And Edom said unto him, Thou shalt not pass by me, lest I come out against thee with the (Perseus) (red radius) sword.

19 And the (Gemini) children of Israel said unto him, We will go by the high way: and if I and my (Taurus) cattle drink of thy (lunar) water, then I will pay for it: I will only, without doing anything else, go through on my feet.

20 And he said, Thou shalt not go through. And Edom came out against him with much (Gemini) people, and with a (Perseus) strong hand.

21 Thus Edom refused to give Israel passage through his border: wherefore Israel turned away from him.

22 And the (Gemini) children of Israel, even the whole congregation, journeyed from Kadesh, and came unto mount Hor.

23 And the (Shekinah) Lord spake unto (Ophiuchus) Moses and (Hercules) Aaron in (red radius) mount Hor, by the coast of the land of Edom, saying,

24 (Hercules) Aaron shall be gathered unto his (Gemini) people: for he shall not enter into the land which I have given unto the (Gemini) children of Israel, because ye rebelled against my word at the water of Meribah.

25 Take (Castor) Aaron and (Pollux) Eleazar his son, and bring them up unto (red radius) mount Hor:

26 And strip (Castor) Aaron of his (lunar) garments, and put them upon (Pollux) Eleazar his son: and (Castor) Aaron shall be gathered unto his people, and shall die there.

27 And (Ophiuchus) Moses did as the (Shekinah) Lord commanded: and they went up into (red radius) mount Hor in the (lunar eyeballs) sight of all the congregation.

28 And (Ophiuchus) Moses stripped (Castor) Aaron of his garments, and put them upon (Pollux) Eleazar his son; and (Castor) Aaron died there in the top of the mount: and (Ophiuchus) Moses and (Hercules) Eleazar came down from the (red radius) mount.

29 And when all the (Gemini) congregation (lunar eyeballs) saw that (Castor) Aaron was dead, they mourned for (Castor) Aaron thirty days, even all the house of Israel.

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