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 31:14
 31:15
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God said to Moses, 'The time is coming for you to die. Summon Joshua and let him stand in meditation in the Communion Tent, where I shall give him orders.'

Moses and Joshua went, and they stood in meditation in the Communion Tent.
Vayomer Adonay el-Moshe hen karvu yameycha lamut kra et-Yehoshua vehityatsvu be'ohel mo'ed va'atsavenu vayelech Moshe viHoshua vayityatsvu be'ohel mo'ed.

31:15 God appeared in the Tent in a pillar of cloud. The pillar of cloud stood at the Tent entrance.
Vayera Adonay ba'ohel be'amud anan vaya'amod amud he'anan al-petach ha'ohel.



Commentary:

stand in meditation
  (see Mekhilta on Exodus 14:13).

give him orders
  (Ramban). Or, 'appoint him' (Saadia), or 'give him encouragement' (Rashi).

in
  (Ramban). Or, 'near' (Ibn Ezra).





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