Numbers 13:21
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New International Version
So they went up and explored the land from the Desert of Zin as far as Rehob, toward Lebo Hamath.

New Living Translation
So they went up and explored the land from the wilderness of Zin as far as Rehob, near Lebo-hamath.

English Standard Version
So they went up and spied out the land from the wilderness of Zin to Rehob, near Lebo-hamath.

New American Standard Bible
So they went up and spied out the land from the wilderness of Zin as far as Rehob, at Lebo-hamath.

King James Bible
So they went up, and searched the land from the wilderness of Zin unto Rehob, as men come to Hamath.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So they went up and scouted out the land from the Wilderness of Zin as far as Rehob near the entrance to Hamath.

International Standard Version
So they went to explore the land from the Wilderness of Zin to Rehob, and as far as the outskirts of Hamath.

NET Bible
So they went up and investigated the land from the wilderness of Zin to Rehob, at the entrance of Hamath.

New Heart English Bible
So they went up, and spied out the land from the wilderness of Zin to Rehob, to Lebo Hamath.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So the men explored the land from the Desert of Zin to the border of Hamath.

JPS Tanakh 1917
So they went up, and spied out the land from the wilderness of Zin unto Rehob, at the entrance to Hamath.

New American Standard 1977
So they went up and spied out the land from the wilderness of Zin as far as Rehob, at Lebo-hamath.

Jubilee Bible 2000
So they went up and spied out the land from the wilderness of Zin unto Rehob, as men come to Hamath.

King James 2000 Bible
So they went up, and searched the land from the wilderness of Zin unto Rehob, near the entrance of Hamath.

American King James Version
So they went up, and searched the land from the wilderness of Zin to Rehob, as men come to Hamath.

American Standard Version
So they went up, and spied out the land from the wilderness of Zin unto Rehob, to the entrance of Hamath.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And when they were gone up, they viewed the land from the desert of Sin, unto Rohob as you enter into Emath.

Darby Bible Translation
And they went up, and searched out the land from the wilderness of Zin to Rehob, where one comes towards Hamath.

English Revised Version
So they went up, and spied out the land from the wilderness of Zin unto Rehob, to the entering in of Hamath.

Webster's Bible Translation
So they went up, and searched the land from the wilderness of Zin to Rehob, as men come to Hamath.

World English Bible
So they went up, and spied out the land from the wilderness of Zin to Rehob, to the entrance of Hamath.

Young's Literal Translation
And they go up and spy the land, from the wilderness of Zin unto Rehob at the going in to Hamath;
Study Bible
The Spies Explore Canaan
20"How is the land, is it fat or lean? Are there trees in it or not? Make an effort then to get some of the fruit of the land." Now the time was the time of the first ripe grapes. 21So they went up and spied out the land from the wilderness of Zin as far as Rehob, at Lebo-hamath. 22When they had gone up into the Negev, they came to Hebron where Ahiman, Sheshai and Talmai, the descendants of Anak were. (Now Hebron was built seven years before Zoan in Egypt.)…
Cross References
Numbers 20:1
Then the sons of Israel, the whole congregation, came to the wilderness of Zin in the first month; and the people stayed at Kadesh. Now Miriam died there and was buried there.

Numbers 27:14
for in the wilderness of Zin, during the strife of the congregation, you rebelled against My command to treat Me as holy before their eyes at the water." (These are the waters of Meribah of Kadesh in the wilderness of Zin.)

Numbers 33:36
They journeyed from Ezion-geber and camped in the wilderness of Zin, that is, Kadesh.

Deuteronomy 1:24
"They turned and went up into the hill country, and came to the valley of Eshcol and spied it out.

Joshua 13:5
and the land of the Gebalite, and all of Lebanon, toward the east, from Baal-gad below Mount Hermon as far as Lebo-hamath.

Jeremiah 49:23
Concerning Damascus. "Hamath and Arpad are put to shame, For they have heard bad news; They are disheartened. There is anxiety by the sea, It cannot be calmed.

Jeremiah 52:9
Then they captured the king and brought him up to the king of Babylon at Riblah in the land of Hamath, and he passed sentence on him.

Ezekiel 47:16
Hamath, Berothah, Sibraim, which is between the border of Damascus and the border of Hamath; Hazer-hatticon, which is by the border of Hauran.
Treasury of Scripture

So they went up, and searched the land from the wilderness of Zin to Rehob, as men come to Hamath.

from the wilderness of Zin. The wilderness of Zin, is different from that called Sin. The latter was near Egypt, but the former was near Kadesh Barnea, not far from the borders of Canaan. It seems to be the valley mentioned by Burckhardt; which, under the names of El Ghor and El Araba, form a continuation of the valley of the Jordan, extending from the Dead Sea to the eastern branch of the Red Sea. The whole plain presents to the view an appearance of shifting sands, whose surface is broken by innumerable undulations and low hills. A few talk, tamarisk, and rethem trees grow among the sand hills; but the depth of sand precludes all vegetation of herbage.

Numbers 20:1 Then came the children of Israel, even the whole congregation, into …

Numbers 27:14 For you rebelled against my commandment in the desert of Zin, in …

Numbers 33:36 And they removed from Eziongaber, and pitched in the wilderness of …

Numbers 34:3,4 Then your south quarter shall be from the wilderness of Zin along …

Deuteronomy 32:51 Because you trespassed against me among the children of Israel at …

Joshua 15:1 This then was the lot of the tribe of the children of Judah by their families…

Rehob. Rehob was a city, afterwards given to the tribe of Asher, situated near mount Lebanon, at the northern extremity of the Promised Land, on the road which leads to Hamath, and west of Laish or Dan

Judges 1:31 Neither did Asher drive out the inhabitants of Accho, nor the inhabitants …

Judges 18:28 And there was no deliverer, because it was far from Zidon, and they …

Joshua 19:28 And Hebron, and Rehob, and Hammon, and Kanah, even to great Zidon;

Hamath

2 Samuel 8:9 When Toi king of Hamath heard that David had smitten all the host of Hadadezer,

Amos 6:2 Pass you to Calneh, and see; and from there go you to Hamath the …

(21) From the wilderness of Zin.--The name of the wilderness of Zin, in which Kadesh was situated, appears to have been given to the northern or northeastern part of the wilderness of Paran. Comp. Numbers 20:1; Numbers 27:14; Numbers 33:36; Numbers 34:3-4; Deuteronomy 32:51; Joshua 15:1; Joshua 15:3.

Unto Rehob, as men come to Hamath.--Or, unto Rehob, at the entrance of Hamath. Rehob is supposed to be identical with the Beth-rehob of Judges 18:28, in the tribe of Naphtali, which was near Dan-Laish. "The entrance of Hamath" formed the northern boundary of the land assigned to the Israelites (Numbers 34:8).

Verse 21. - From the wilderness of Zin. The extreme southern boundary of the promised land (Numbers 34:3, 4; Joshua 15:1, 3). There seems to be but one marked natural feature which could have been chosen for that purpose - the broad sandy depression called the Wady Murreh, which divides the mountain mass of the Azazimeh from the Rakhmah plateau, the southern extremity of the highlands of Judah. The plain of Kudes communicates with it at its upper or western end, and maybe counted a part of it. Unto Rehob, as men come to Hamath. Septuagint, ἕως Ροὸβ εἰσπορευομένων Αἰμάθ. Hamath, now Hamah, was in Greek times Epiphaneia, on the Orontes, outside the limits of Jewish rule. The southern entrance to it lay between the ranges of Libanus and Anti-libanus (see note on Numbers 34:8). The Rehob here mentioned is not likely to have been either of the Rehobs in the territory of Asher (Joshua 19:28-30), but the Beth-rehob further to the east, and near to where Dan-Laish was afterwards built (Judges 18:28). It lies on the route to Hamath, and was at one time a place of some importance in the possession of the Syrians (2 Samuel 10:6). So they went up and searched the land,.... Went up the mountains as they were directed, and passed through the whole land; diligently inquired into everything material belonging to it, according to their instructions, and made their observations on it, and on the inhabitants, and their habitations:

from the wilderness of Zin unto Rehob, as men come to Hamath; this wilderness, from whence they went, seems to be the same with the wilderness of Paran, called Zin; perhaps from the multitude of thorns in it; but different from the wilderness of Sin, Exodus 16:1, which was nearer Egypt; but this was on the south quarter of the land of Canaan, along by the coast of Edom, Numbers 34:3; Rehob, they are said to come to first from thence, was in the tribe of Asher in later times, Joshua 19:28; and lay to the north or northwest of the land of Canaan. Jerom says (r), that in his times there was a village called Rooba, four miles from Scythopolis. Hamath was the northern boundary of the land of Israel, and was in the tribe of Naphtali, when it came into the hands of the Israelites, and lay to the northeast, as the former place to the northwest, Numbers 34:7; so that their direction, as they went, was south and north, and west and east: their journey is described by Jarchi thus; they went on the borders of it, length and breadth, in the form of the capital of the letter "gamma"; they went on the south border from the east corner to the west corner, as Moses commanded them: "get you up this way southward", Numbers 13:17; the way of the southeast border unto the sea, which is the western border; and from thence they returned, and went on all the western border by the sea shore, until they came to Hamath, which is by Mount Hor, at the northwest corner; but Hamath was on the northeast; nor did they go thither, it was too far off for them, but they went as far as Rehob, which was "as men go to Hamath", as it should be rendered, that is, it lay in the way to Hamath.

(r) De loc. Heb. fol. 94. A. 21-24. So they … searched the land—They advanced from south to north, reconnoitering the whole land.

the wilderness of Zin—a long level plain, or deep valley of sand, the monotony of which is relieved by a few tamarisk and rethem trees. Under the names of El Ghor and El Araba, it forms the continuation of the Jordan valley, extending from the Dead Sea to the Gulf of Akaba.

Rehob—or, Beth-rehob, was a city and district situated, according to some, eastward of Sidon; and, according to others, it is the same as El Hule, an extensive and fertile champaign country, at the foot of Anti-libanus, a few leagues below Paneas.

as men come to Hamath—or, "the entering in of Hamath" (2Ki 14:25), now the valley of Balbeck, a mountain pass or opening in the northern frontier, which formed the extreme limit in that direction of the inheritance of Israel. From the mention of these places, the route of the scouts appears to have been along the course of the Jordan in their advance; and their return was by the western border through the territories of the Sidonians and Philistines.13:21-25 The searchers of the land brought a bunch of grapes with them, and other fruits, as proofs of the goodness of the country; which was to Israel both the earnest and the specimen of all the fruits of Canaan. Such are the present comforts we have in communion with God, foretastes of the fulness of joy we expect in the heavenly Canaan. We may see by them what heaven is.
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