|Death of Aaron by James Tissot|
Burning of the red Heifer is a sin offering.
Miriam dies and is buried in Kadesh.
The Lord told Moses to take Aaron's son Eleazar and bring them up Mount Hor. Remove Aaron's garments and put them on his son Eleazar, Aaron will be gathered to his people and die there.
So Moses did as the Lord commanded, and the climbed Mount Hor in the sight of the whole community. After Moses removed Aaron's garments and put them on his son Eleazar, Aaron died there on top of the mountain. Aaron was 123 years old when he died on Mount Hor.
Imagine knowing when you walk up the mountain you going to die. Ummm
The community and the whole house of Israel mourned for 30 days.
Eleazar son of Aaron became priest in the place of Aaron.