Hebrews 3:17
New International Version
And with whom was he angry for forty years? Was it not with those who sinned, whose bodies perished in the wilderness?

New Living Translation
And who made God angry for forty years? Wasn’t it the people who sinned, whose corpses lay in the wilderness?

English Standard Version
And with whom was he provoked for forty years? Was it not with those who sinned, whose bodies fell in the wilderness?

Berean Study Bible
And with whom was God angry for forty years? Was it not with those who sinned, whose bodies fell in the wilderness?

Berean Literal Bible
And with whom was He indignant forty years, if not with those having sinned, whose bodies fell in the wilderness?

King James Bible
But with whom was he grieved forty years? was it not with them that had sinned, whose carcases fell in the wilderness?

New King James Version
Now with whom was He angry forty years? Was it not with those who sinned, whose corpses fell in the wilderness?

New American Standard Bible
And with whom was He angry for forty years? Was it not with those who sinned, whose dead bodies fell in the wilderness?

NASB 1995
And with whom was He angry for forty years? Was it not with those who sinned, whose bodies fell in the wilderness?

NASB 1977
And with whom was He angry for forty years? Was it not with those who sinned, whose bodies fell in the wilderness?

Amplified Bible
And with whom was He angry for forty years? Was it not with those who sinned, whose dead bodies were scattered in the desert?

Christian Standard Bible
With whom was God angry for forty years? Wasn’t it with those who sinned, whose bodies fell in the wilderness?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
And who was He provoked with for 40 years? Was it not with those who sinned, whose bodies fell in the wilderness?

American Standard Version
And with whom was he displeased forty years? was it not with them that sinned, whose bodies fell in the wilderness?

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And with whom was he wearied 40 years, but with them who sinned and whose bones fell in the wilderness?

Contemporary English Version
Who were the people that made God angry for 40 years? Weren't they the ones that sinned and died in the desert?

Douay-Rheims Bible
And with whom was he offended forty years? Was it not with them that sinned, whose carcasses were overthrown in the desert?

English Revised Version
And with whom was he displeased forty years? was it not with them that sinned, whose carcases fell in the wilderness?

Good News Translation
With whom was God angry for forty years? With the people who sinned, who fell down dead in the desert.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
With whom was God angry for 40 years? He was angry with those who sinned and died in the desert.

International Standard Version
And with whom was he angry for 40 years? Was it not with those who sinned and whose bodies fell dead in the wilderness?

Literal Standard Version
But with whom was He grieved forty years? Was it not with those who sinned, whose carcasses fell in the wilderness?

NET Bible
And against whom was God provoked for forty years? Was it not those who sinned, whose dead bodies fell in the wilderness?

New Heart English Bible
With whom was he displeased forty years? Was not it with those who sinned, whose bodies fell in the wilderness?

Weymouth New Testament
And with whom was God so greatly grieved for forty years? Was it not with those who had sinned, and whose dead bodies fell in the Desert?

World English Bible
With whom was he displeased forty years? Wasn't it with those who sinned, whose bodies fell in the wilderness?

Young's Literal Translation
but with whom was He grieved forty years? was it not with those who did sin, whose carcasses fell in the wilderness?

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Peril of Unbelief
16For who were the ones who heard and rebelled? Were they not all those Moses led out of Egypt? 17And with whom was God angry for forty years? Was it not with those who sinned, whose bodies fell in the wilderness? 18And to whom did He swear that they would never enter His rest? Was it not to those who disobeyed?…

Cross References
Numbers 14:28
So tell them: As surely as I live, declares the LORD, I will do to you exactly as I heard you say.

Numbers 14:29
Your bodies will fall in this wilderness--all who were numbered in the census, everyone twenty years of age or older--because you have grumbled against Me.

Numbers 14:37
those men who had brought out the bad report about the land--were struck down by a plague before the LORD.

Numbers 26:64
Among all these, however, there was not one who had been numbered by Moses and Aaron the priest when they counted the Israelites in the Wilderness of Sinai.

Psalm 95:10
For forty years I was angry with that generation, and I said, "They are a people whose hearts go astray, and they have not known My ways."

1 Corinthians 10:5
Nevertheless, God was not pleased with most of them, for they were struck down in the wilderness.


Treasury of Scripture

But with whom was he grieved forty years? was it not with them that had sinned, whose carcasses fell in the wilderness?

with him.

Hebrews 3:10
Wherefore I was grieved with that generation, and said, They do alway err in their heart; and they have not known my ways.

was it.

Numbers 26:64,65
But among these there was not a man of them whom Moses and Aaron the priest numbered, when they numbered the children of Israel in the wilderness of Sinai…

1 Corinthians 10:1-13
Moreover, brethren, I would not that ye should be ignorant, how that all our fathers were under the cloud, and all passed through the sea; …

whose.

Numbers 14:22,29,32,33
Because all those men which have seen my glory, and my miracles, which I did in Egypt and in the wilderness, and have tempted me now these ten times, and have not hearkened to my voice; …

Deuteronomy 2:15,16
For indeed the hand of the LORD was against them, to destroy them from among the host, until they were consumed…

Jeremiah 9:22
Speak, Thus saith the LORD, Even the carcases of men shall fall as dung upon the open field, and as the handful after the harvestman, and none shall gather them.









(17) But.--Better, And with whom was He angry forty years?

Whose carcases.--Literally, limbs. The word is taken from the Greek version of Numbers 14:29; and seems intended to convey the thought of bodies falling limb from limb in the wilderness.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
And
δὲ (de)
Conjunction
Strong's 1161: A primary particle; but, and, etc.

with whom
τίσιν (tisin)
Interrogative / Indefinite Pronoun - Dative Masculine Plural
Strong's 5101: Who, which, what, why. Probably emphatic of tis; an interrogative pronoun, who, which or what.

was [God] angry
προσώχθισεν (prosōchthisen)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 4360: To be displeased or offended with. From pros and a form of ochtheo; to feel indignant at.

for forty
τεσσεράκοντα (tesserakonta)
Adjective - Accusative Neuter Plural
Strong's 5062: Forty. The decade of tessares; forty.

years?
ἔτη (etē)
Noun - Accusative Neuter Plural
Strong's 2094: A year. Apparently a primary word; a year.

[Was it] not
οὐχὶ (ouchi)
IntPrtcl
Strong's 3780: By no means, not at all. Intensive of ou; not indeed.

with those who
τοῖς (tois)
Article - Dative Masculine Plural
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

sinned,
ἁμαρτήσασιν (hamartēsasin)
Verb - Aorist Participle Active - Dative Masculine Plural
Strong's 264: Perhaps from a and the base of meros; properly, to miss the mark, i.e. to err, especially to sin.

whose
ὧν (hōn)
Personal / Relative Pronoun - Genitive Masculine Plural
Strong's 3739: Who, which, what, that.

bodies
κῶλα (kōla)
Noun - Nominative Neuter Plural
Strong's 2966: A limb, member of a body; fig: a corpse, carcass. From the base of kolazo; a limb of the body.

fell
ἔπεσεν (epesen)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 4098: A reduplicated and contracted form of peto; probably akin to petomai through the idea of alighting; to fall.

in
ἐν (en)
Preposition
Strong's 1722: In, on, among. A primary preposition denoting position, and instrumentality, i.e. A relation of rest; 'in, ' at, on, by, etc.

the
τῇ (tē)
Article - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

wilderness?
ἐρήμῳ (erēmō)
Adjective - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's 2048: Lonesome, i.e. waste.


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