Deuteronomy 1:25
New International Version
Taking with them some of the fruit of the land, they brought it down to us and reported, "It is a good land that the LORD our God is giving us."

New Living Translation
They picked some of its fruit and brought it back to us. And they reported, ‘The land the LORD our God has given us is indeed a good land.’

English Standard Version
And they took in their hands some of the fruit of the land and brought it down to us, and brought us word again and said, ‘It is a good land that the LORD our God is giving us.’

Berean Study Bible
They took some of the fruit of the land in their hands, carried it down to us, and brought us word: “It is a good land that the LORD our God is giving us.”

King James Bible
And they took of the fruit of the land in their hands, and brought it down unto us, and brought us word again, and said, It is a good land which the LORD our God doth give us.

New King James Version
They also took some of the fruit of the land in their hands and brought it down to us; and they brought back word to us, saying, ‘It is a good land which the LORD our God is giving us.’

New American Standard Bible
And they took some of the fruit of the land in their hands and brought it down to us. They also brought us back a report and said, ‘The land that the LORD our God is about to give us is good.’

NASB 1995
"Then they took some of the fruit of the land in their hands and brought it down to us; and they brought us back a report and said, 'It is a good land which the LORD our God is about to give us.'

NASB 1977
“Then they took some of the fruit of the land in their hands and brought it down to us; and they brought us back a report and said, ‘It is a good land which the LORD our God is about to give us.’

Amplified Bible
Then they took some of the fruit of the land in their hands and brought it down to us; and they reported back to us, and said, ‘It is a good land which the LORD our God is about to give us.’

Christian Standard Bible
They took some of the fruit from the land in their hands, carried it down to us, and brought us back a report: ‘The land the LORD our God is giving us is good.’

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They took some of the fruit from the land in their hands, carried it down to us, and brought us back a report: 'The land the LORD our God is giving us is good.'"

American Standard Version
And they took of the fruit of the land in their hands, and brought it down unto us, and brought us word again, and said, It is a good land which Jehovah our God giveth unto us.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And they took some fruit of the land with their hands and they brought it to us and they gave us a statement and they said: ‘To us the land is good that LORD JEHOVAH our God gives us.’

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And they took in their hands of the fruit of the land, and brought it to you, and said, The land is good which the Lord our God gives us.

Contemporary English Version
and even brought back some of the fruit. They said, "The LORD our God is giving us good land."

Douay-Rheims Bible
Taking of the fruits thereof, to shew its fertility, they brought them to us, and said: The land is good, which the Lord our God will give us.

English Revised Version
And they took of the fruit of the land in their hands, and brought it down unto us, and brought us word again, and said, It is a good land which the LORD our God giveth unto us.

Good News Translation
They brought us back some fruit they found there, and reported that the land which the LORD our God was giving us was very fertile.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
They took some of the region's fruit with them and brought it back to us. They reported, "The land that the LORD our God is giving us is good."

International Standard Version
They hand-picked some of the fruit of the land, brought it down to us, and gave a report that said, 'The land which the LORD is about to give us is good.'"

JPS Tanakh 1917
And they took of the fruit of the land in their hands, and brought it down unto us, and brought us back word, and said: 'Good is the land which the LORD our God giveth unto us.'

Literal Standard Version
and they take in their hand from the fruit of the land, and bring [it] down to us, and bring us back word, and say, The land is good which our God YHWH is giving to us.

NET Bible
Then they took some of the produce of the land and carried it back down to us. They also brought a report to us, saying, "The land that the LORD our God is about to give us is good."

New Heart English Bible
They took of the fruit of the land in their hands, and brought it down to us, and brought us word again, and said, "It is a good land which the LORD our God gives to us."

World English Bible
They took of the fruit of the land in their hands, and brought it down to us, and brought us word again, and said, "It is a good land which Yahweh our God gives to us."

Young's Literal Translation
and they take with their hand of the fruit of the land, and bring down unto us, and bring us back word, and say, Good is the land which Jehovah our God is giving to us.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Twelve Spies Sent Out
24They left and went up into the hill country, and came to the Valley of Eshcol and spied out the land. 25They took some of the fruit of the land in their hands, carried it down to us, and brought us word: “It is a good land that the LORD our God is giving us.”

Cross References
Exodus 3:8
I have come down to rescue them from the hand of the Egyptians and to bring them up out of that land to a good and spacious land, a land flowing with milk and honey--the home of the Canaanites, Hittites, Amorites, Perizzites, Hivites, and Jebusites.

Numbers 13:20
Is the soil fertile or unproductive? Are there trees in it or not? Be courageous, and bring back some of the fruit of the land." (It was the season for the first ripe grapes.)

Numbers 13:27
And they gave this account to Moses: "We went into the land to which you sent us, and indeed, it is flowing with milk and honey. Here is some of its fruit!

Numbers 14:7
and said to the whole congregation of Israel, "The land we passed through and explored is an exceedingly good land.

Deuteronomy 1:24
They left and went up into the hill country, and came to the Valley of Eshcol and spied out the land.

Deuteronomy 1:26
But you were unwilling to go up; you rebelled against the command of the LORD your God.


Treasury of Scripture

And they took of the fruit of the land in their hands, and brought it down to us, and brought us word again, and said, It is a good land which the LORD our God does give us.









(25) It is a good land.--In Numbers 13:27 they all say, "Surely it floweth with milk and honey, and this is the fruit of it." In Numbers 14:7 Joshua and Caleb describe it as an "exceeding good land."



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
They took
וַיִּקְח֤וּ (way·yiq·ḥū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 3947: To take

some of the fruit
מִפְּרִ֣י (mip·pə·rî)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 6529: Fruit

of the land
הָאָ֔רֶץ (hā·’ā·reṣ)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 776: Earth, land

in their hands,
בְיָדָם֙ (ḇə·yā·ḏām)
Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's 3027: A hand

carried it down
וַיּוֹרִ֖דוּ (way·yō·w·ri·ḏū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 3381: To come or go down, descend

to us,
אֵלֵ֑ינוּ (’ê·lê·nū)
Preposition | first person common plural
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

and brought us
וַיָּשִׁ֨בוּ (way·yā·ši·ḇū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 7725: To turn back, in, to retreat, again

word:
דָבָר֙ (ḏā·ḇār)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1697: A word, a matter, thing, a cause

“It is a good
טוֹבָ֣ה (ṭō·w·ḇāh)
Adjective - feminine singular
Strong's 2896: Pleasant, agreeable, good

land
הָאָ֔רֶץ (hā·’ā·reṣ)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 776: Earth, land

that
אֲשֶׁר־ (’ă·šer-)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

the LORD
יְהוָ֥ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

our God
אֱלֹהֵ֖ינוּ (’ĕ·lō·hê·nū)
Noun - masculine plural construct | first person common plural
Strong's 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

is giving
נֹתֵ֥ן (nō·ṯên)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 5414: To give, put, set

us.”
לָֽנוּ׃ (lā·nū)
Preposition | first person common plural
Strong's Hebrew


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