Coats argues that the received text focuses on Moses: “Humility and Honor: A Moses Legend in Numbers 12, ” in Art and Meaning: Rhetoric in Biblical Literature, ed. David J.A. Clines, David M. Gunn and Alan J. Hauser, Journal for the Study of the Old Testament (JSOT) Supp. Series 19 (Sheffield, UK: JSOT Press, 1982), pp. 97–107. Robert R. Wilson argues that prophecy was the original focus: Prophecy and Society in Ancient Israel (Philadelphia: Fortress, 1980), pp. 155–156.