Parallels between Exodus and Numbers

Ex. 18:1Advice from Moses’ father-in-lawAdvice from Moses’ father-in-lawNum. 10:29
Ex. 15:22Three-day journey to SinaiThree-day journey from SinaiNum. 10:33
Ex. 15:22–26Complaint about waterUnspecified complaintNum. 11:1–3
Exodus 16Manna and quailManna and quailNum. 11:4–15, 31–35
Exodus 18Leaders appointed to assist MosesLeaders appointed to assist MosesNum. 11:16–30
Ex. 15:20–21Miriam’s song of praiseMiriam and Aaron rebelNumbers 12
Ex. 17:8–16Israel defeats AmalekIsrael defeated by AmalekNum. 14:39–45
Ex. 17:1–7Water from rockWater from rockNum. 20:1–13
Ex. 32:6People sacrifice to other godsPeople sacrifice to other godsNum. 25:2
Ex. 32:27Killing of apostates demandedKilling of apostates demandedNum. 25:5
Ex. 32:28–29Levites’ status enhancedLevites’ (Phinehas’s) status enhancedNum. 25:6–13
Ex. 32:35Plague on the peoplePlague on the peopleNum. 25:9

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