Spies View the Land
1 Then athe LORD° spoke° to Moses° saying°, 2 “aSend° out for yourself men° so that they may spy° out the land° of Canaan°, which° I am going to give° to the sons° of Israel°; you shall send° a man° from each°° of their fathers’° tribes°, every° one° a leader° among them.” 3 So Moses° sent° them from the wilderness° of Paran° at the Icommand° of the LORD°, all° of them men° who were heads° of the sons° of Israel°. 4 These° then [were] their names°: from the tribe° of Reuben°, Shammua° the son° of Zaccur°; 5 from the tribe° of Simeon°, Shaphat° the son° of Hori°; 6 from the tribe° of Judah°, aCaleb° the son° of Jephunneh°; 7 from the tribe° of Issachar°, Igal° the son° of Joseph°; 8 from the tribe° of Ephraim°, aHoshea° the son° of Nun°; 9 from the tribe° of Benjamin°, Palti° the son° of Raphu°; 10 from the tribe° of Zebulun°, Gaddiel° the son° of Sodi°; 11 from the tribe° of Joseph°, from the tribe° of Manasseh°, Gaddi° the son° of Susi°; 12 from the tribe° of Dan°, Ammiel° the son° of Gemalli°; 13 from the tribe° of Asher°, Sethur° the son° of Michael°; 14 from the tribe° of Naphtali°, Nahbi° the son° of Vophsi°; 15 from the tribe° of Gad°, Geuel° the son° of Machi°. 16 These° are the names° of the men° whom° Moses° sent° to spy° out the land°; but Moses° called° aHoshea° the son° of Nun°, Joshua°.
 aDt 1:22, 23
 aDt 1:22; 9:23
 ILit mouth
 aNu 14:6, 30; Jsh 14:6
 aNu 13:16; Dt 32:44
 aNu 13:8; Dt 32:44
17 ¶ When Moses° sent° them to spy° out the land° of Canaan°, he said° to them, “Go° up Ithere° into athe IINegev°; then go° up into the hill° country°. 18 See° what° the land° is like, and whether the people° who live° in it are strong° [or] weak°, whether they are few° or° many°. 19 How° is the land° in which° they live°, is it good° or° bad°? And how° are the cities° in which°° they live°, are [they] Ilike [open] camps° or° with fortifications°? 20 aHow° is the land°, is it fat° or° lean°? Are there° trees° in it or° not? IMake° an beffort° then to get° some° of the fruit° of the land°.” Now the time° was the time° of the first° ripe° grapes°.
 ILit here III.e. South country, and so throughout the ch aGn 12:9; 13:1, 3
 ILit in
 ILit Use your strength aDt 1:24, 25 bDt 31:6, 23
21 ¶ So they went° up and spied° out the land° from athe wilderness° of Zin° as far° as Rehob°, Ibat Lebo-hamath°. 22 When they had gone° up into athe Negev°, Ithey came° to Hebron° where° bAhiman°, Sheshai° and Talmai°, the IIdescendants° of cAnak° were. (Now Hebron° was built° seven° years° before° dZoan° in Egypt°.)
 IOr to the entrance of Hamath aNu 20:1; 27:14; 33:36 bJsh 13:5
 ILit Most mss read one came IILit children aNu 13:17 bJsh 15:14 cNu 13:28, 33 dPs 78:12, 43
23 ¶ Then they came° to the Ivalley° of IIaEshcol° and from there° cut° down° a branch° with a single° cluster° of grapes°; and they carried° it on a pole° between two° [men], with some° of the pomegranates° and the figs°. 24 That place° was called° the valley° of IEshcol°, because°° of the cluster° which° the sons° of Israel° cut° down° from there°.
The Spies’ Reports
25 ¶ When they returned° from spying° out the land°, at the end° of forty° days°, 26 they proceeded° to come° to Moses° and Aaron° and to all° the congregation° of the sons° of Israel° Iin the wilderness° of Paran°, at aKadesh°; and they brought° back° word° to them and to all° the congregation° and showed° them the fruit° of the land°. 27 Thus they told° him, and said°, “We went° in to the land° where° you sent° us; and ait certainly° does flow° with milk° and honey°, and bthis° is its fruit°. 28 Nevertheless°°, athe people° who live° in the land° are strong°, and the cities° are fortified° [and] very° large°; and moreover°, we saw° bthe Idescendants° of Anak° there°. 29 Amalek° is living° in the land° of athe Negev° and the Hittites° and the Jebusites° and bthe Amorites° are living° in the hill° country°, and cthe Canaanites° are living° by the sea° and by the side° of the Jordan°.”
 ILit to aNu 20:1, 14; 32:8
 aEx 3:8, 17; 13:5 bDt 1:25
 ILit born ones aDt 1:28; 9:1, 2 bNu 13:33
 aNu 13:17; 14:25, 45 bJsh 10:6 cNu 14:43, 45
30 ¶ Then Caleb° quieted° the people° Ibefore° Moses° and said°, “We should by all° means° go° up and take° possession° of it, for we will surely° overcome° it.” 31 But the men° who° had gone° up with him said°, “aWe are not able° to go° up against° the people°, for they are too° strong° for us.” 32 So they gave° out to the sons° of Israel° aa bad° report° of the land° which° they had spied° out, saying°, “The land° through° which° we have gone°, in spying° it out, is ba land° that devours° its Iinhabitants°; and call° the people° whom° we saw° in it are men° of [great] size°. 33 There° also we saw° the aNephilim° (the sons° of Anak° are part of the Nephilim°); and bwe became° like grasshoppers° in our own sight°, and so° we were in their sight°.”
 ILit toward
 aDt 1:28; 9:1-3
 IOr settlers aNu 14:36, 37; Ps 106:24 bEzk 36:13, 14 cAm 2:9
 aGn 6:4 bDt 1:28; 9:2; Jsh 11:21
Copyright © 1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995
by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.
For Permission to Quote Information visit http://www.lockman.org.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible
with Hebrew-Aramaic and Greek Dictionaries
Copyright © 1981, 1998 by The Lockman Foundation. All rights reserved.
The names of the men who were sent to search the land.
1 ¶ And the LORDº spakeºª unto² Moses,º saying,ºª 2 Sendºª thou men,¹² that they may searchºª² the landº of Canaan,º which² I² giveºª unto the childrenº of Israel:º of every¹ tribeº of their fathersº shall ye sendºª a² man,¹² every one² a rulerº among them. 3 And Mosesº by² the commandmentº of the LORDº sentºª them from the wildernessº² of Paran:º all² those² men¹² [were]¹ headsº of the childrenº of Israel.º 4 And these² [were] their names:º of the tribeº of Reuben,º Shammuaº the sonº of Zaccur.º 5 Of the tribeº of Simeon,º Shaphatº the sonº of Hori.º 6 Of the tribeº of Judah,º Calebº the sonº of Jephunneh.º 7 Of the tribeº of Issachar,º Igalº the sonº of Joseph.º 8 Of the tribeº of Ephraim,º Osheaº the sonº of Nun.º 9 Of the tribeº of Benjamin,º Paltiº the sonº of Raphu.º 10 Of the tribeº of Zebulun,º Gaddielº the sonº of Sodi.º 11 Of the tribeº of Joseph,º [namely], of the tribeº of Manasseh,º Gaddiº the sonº of Susi.º 12 Of the tribeº of Dan,º Ammielº the sonº of Gemalli.º 13 Of the tribeº of Asher,º Sethurº the sonº of Michael.º 14 Of the tribeº of Naphtali,º Nahbiº the sonº of Vophsi.º 15 Of the tribeº of Gad,º Geuelº the sonº of Machi.º 16 These² [are] the namesº of the men¹² which² Mosesº sentºª to spy outºª² the land.º And Mosesº calledºª Osheaº the sonº of Nunº Jehoshua.º
 Ex 18:25; Nu 1:4; 11:16; 32:8; 34:18; Dt 1:15, 22; Jsh 2:1.
 Nu 12:16; 32:8; Dt 1:19, 23; 9:23.
 Nu 13:30; 14:6, 24, 30, 38; 26:65; 27:15; 34:19; Dt 31:7; Jsh 14:6; 15:13; 1Ch 4:15; Lk 1:10.
 Ex 17:9; 24:13; 32:17; Nu 11:28; 13:16; 27:18; Dt 31:7, 14, 23; 34:9; Jsh 1:1, 16; 24:1.
 Ex 17:9; Nu 13:8; 14:6, 30; Ho 1:1; Mt 1:21; Ac 7:45; Ro 9:25; He 4:8.
17 ¶ And Mosesº sentºª them to spy outºª² the landº of Canaan,º and saidºª unto² them, Get you upºª this² [way] southward,º and go upºª into² the mountain:º 18 And seeºª² the land,º what² it² [is]; and the peopleº that dwellethºª therein,² whether they² [be] strongº or weak,º fewº or² many;º 19 And what² the landº [is] that² they² dwell² in,¹ª whether it² [be] goodº or² bad;º and what² citiesº [they be] that² they² dwellºª in,º whether in tents,º or² in strong holds;º 20 And what² the landº [is], whether it² [be] fatº or² lean,º whether there beº woodº therein, or² not.² And be ye of good courage,ºª and bringºª of the fruitº² of the land.º Now the timeº [was] the timeº of the firstripeº grapes.º
 Gn 12:9; 13:1; 14:10; Nu 13:21; 14:40; Dt 1:44; Jsh 15:3; Jg 1:9, 15, 19.
 Ex 3:8; Ezk 34:14.
 Nu 13:23, 30; Dt 31:6, 23; Jsh 1:6, 9; 2:3, 22; 1Ch 22:11; Ne 9:25, 35; Ezk 34:14; Mi 7:1; He 13:6.
21 ¶ So they went up,ºª and searchedºª² the landº from the wildernessº² of Zinº unto² Rehob,º as men comeºª to Hamath.º 22 And they ascendedºª by the south,º and cameºª unto² Hebron;º where² Ahiman,º Sheshai,º and Talmai,º the childrenº of Anak,º [were]. (Now Hebronº was builtºª sevenº yearsº beforeº Zoanº in Egypt.)º 23 And they cameºª unto² the brookº of Eshcol,º and cut downºª from thence²² a branchº with oneº clusterº of grapes,º and they bareºª it between twoº upon a staff;º and [they brought] of² the pomegranates,º and of² the figs.º 24 The placeº was calledºª the brookº Eshcol,º because²² of¹ the cluster of grapesº which² the childrenº of Israelº cut downºª from thence.²² 25 And they returnedºª from searchingºª² of the landº afterº² fortyº days.º
 Ex 16:1; Nu 20:1; 27:14; 33:36; 34:3; Dt 32:51; Jsh 15:1; 19:28; Jg 1:31; 18:28; 2S 8:9; Am 6:2.
 Gn 13:18; 23:2; Nu 13:33; Jsh 11:21; 14:13; 15:13; 21:13; Jg 1:10; 2S 2:1, 11; Ps 78:12, 43; Is 19:11; 30:4.
 Nu 13:24; 32:9; Dt 1:24; Jg 16:4.
 Nu 13:23.
 Ex 24:18; 34:28; Nu 14:33.
26 ¶ And they went¹ª² and cameºª to² Moses,º and to² Aaron,º and to² all² the congregationº of the childrenº of Israel,º unto² the wildernessº of Paran,º to Kadesh;º and brought backºª wordº unto them, and unto all² the congregation,º and shewedºª them² the fruitº of the land.º 27 And they toldºª him, and said,ºª We cameºª unto² the landº whither² thou sentestºª us, and surely² it² flowethºª with milkº and honey;º and this² [is] the fruitº of it. 28 Neverthelessº² the peopleº [be] strongº that dwellºª in the land,º and the citiesº [are] walled,ºª [and] veryº great:º and moreover² we sawºª the childrenº of Anakº there.² 29 The Amalekites¹² dwellºª in the landº of the south:º and the Hittites,º and the Jebusites,º and the Amorites,º dwellºª in the mountains:º and the Canaanitesº dwellºª by² the sea,º and by² the coastº of Jordan.º 30 And Calebº stilledºª² the peopleº before² Moses,º and said,ºª Let us go up¹ª at once,ºª and possessºª it; for² we are well ableºª to overcomeºª it. 31 But the men¹² that² went upºª with² him said,ºª We be not ableºª² to go upºª against² the people;º for² they² [are] strongerº than² we. 32 And they brought upºª an evil reportº of the landº which² they had searchedºª unto² the childrenº of Israel,º saying,ºª The land,º through which² we have goneºª to searchºª it, [is] a landº that² eateth upºª the inhabitantsºª thereof; and all² the peopleº that² we sawºª in² it¹ [are] men¹² of a great stature.º 33 And there² we sawºª² the giants,º the sonsº of Anak,º [which come] of² the giants:º and we were² in our own sightº as grasshoppers,º and so² we were² in their sight.º
 Nu 13:3; 20:1, 16; 32:8; 33:36; Dt 1:19; Jsh 14:6.
 Ex 3:8, 17; 13:5; 33:3; Lv 20:24; Nu 14:8; Dt 1:25; 6:3; 11:9; 26:9, 11; 27:3; 31:20; Jsh 5:6; Jr 11:5; 32:22; Ezk 20:6, 15.
 Nu 13:22, 33; Dt 1:28; 2:10, 21; 3:5; 9:1; Jsh 11:22; 15:14; Jg 1:20.
 Gn 14:7; 15:19; Ex 3:8, 17; 17:8; Nu 14:43; 24:20; Jg 6:3; 1S 14:48; 15:3; 30:1; Ps 83:7.
 Nu 14:6, 24; Jsh 14:6; Ps 27:1; 60:12; 118:10; Is 41:10; Ro 8:31, 37; Php 4:13; He 11:33.
 Nu 32:9; Dt 1:28; Jsh 14:8; He 3:19.
 Nu 13:28; 14:36; Dt 1:28; 2S 21:20; 1Ch 20:6; Ezk 36:13; Am 2:9; Mt 23:13.
 Nu 13:22; Dt 1:28; 2:10; 3:11; 9:2; 1S 17:4, 42; 2S 21:20; 1Ch 11:23; Is 40:22.
©2011 by First Gospel Publications, Zion, Ill. All rights reserved.
For downloads and more information please visit www.FirstGospel.com.
Strong's Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible
with Hebrew-Chaldee and Greek Dictionaries
Featuring the qBible.com Living Strong's Lexical Map
©2003 by The WWW Chat Bible Compages. All rights reserved.
For how to use color-coding please view [www.ChatBible.com/key.asp].
Lexicon & Concordance |