Numbers 14:42
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English Standard Version
Do not go up, for the LORD is not among you, lest you be struck down before your enemies.

King James Bible
Go not up, for the LORD is not among you; that ye be not smitten before your enemies.

American Standard Version
Go not up, for Jehovah is not among you; that ye be not smitten down before your enemies.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Go not up, for the Lord is not with you: lest you fall before your enemies.

English Revised Version
Go not up, for the LORD is not among you; that ye be not smitten down before your enemies.

Webster's Bible Translation
Go not up, for the LORD is not among you; that ye be not smitten before your enemies.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

But for the purpose of giving to the whole congregation a practical proof of the solemnity of the divine threatening of punishment, the spies who had induced the congregation to revolt, through their evil report concerning the inhabitants of Canaan, were smitten by a "stroke before Jehovah," i.e., by a sudden death, which proceeded in a visible manner from Jehovah Himself, whilst Joshua and Caleb remained alive.

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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Deuteronomy 1:42 And the LORD said to me, Say to them. Go not up, neither fight; for I am not among you; lest you be smitten before your enemies.

Joshua 7:8,12 O LORD, what shall I say, when Israel turns their backs before their enemies!...

Psalm 44:1,2-11 We have heard with our ears, O God, our fathers have told us, what work you did in their days, in the times of old...

Cross References
Numbers 14:43
For there the Amalekites and the Canaanites are facing you, and you shall fall by the sword. Because you have turned back from following the LORD, the LORD will not be with you."

Deuteronomy 1:42
And the LORD said to me, 'Say to them, Do not go up or fight, for I am not in your midst, lest you be defeated before your enemies.'

Deuteronomy 31:17
Then my anger will be kindled against them in that day, and I will forsake them and hide my face from them, and they will be devoured. And many evils and troubles will come upon them, so that they will say in that day, 'Have not these evils come upon us because our God is not among us?'

Judges 16:20
And she said, "The Philistines are upon you, Samson!" And he awoke from his sleep and said, "I will go out as at other times and shake myself free." But he did not know that the LORD had left him.

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