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 20:13
20:13 These are the Waters of Dispute (Mey Meribhah) where the Israelites disputed with God, and where He was [nevertheless] sanctified.
Hemah mey merivah asher ravu veney-Yisra'el et-Adonay vayikadesh bam.



Commentary:

Waters of Dispute...
  See Numbers 20:24, Psalms 81:8, 95:8, 106:32. Also see 27:14, Deuteronomy 32:51; Ezekiel 47:19, 48:28. Cf. Exodus 17:7

nevertheless
  (Rashbam). Or 'sanctified through [Moses and Aaron]' (Ibn Ezra; cf. Leviticus 10:3). Or, 'He was profaned' (HaKethav VeHaKabbalah). Or, 'showed His power against them' (Saadia; cf. Targum Yonathan).

sanctified
  Kadesh in Hebrew. Some say that it was for this reason that the place was named Kadesh BeMidbar Rabbah; Tanchuma 11; Chizzkuni).





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