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When Moses sent them to explore Canaan, he said, "Go up through the Negev and on into the hill country.
King James Bible
And Moses sent them to spy out the land of Canaan, and said unto them, Get you up this way southward, and go up into the mountain:
Darby Bible Translation
And Moses sent them to search out the land of Canaan, and said to them, Go up this way by the south and go up into the hill-country,
World English Bible
Moses sent them to spy out the land of Canaan, and said to them, "Go up this way by the South, and go up into the hill country:
Young's Literal Translation
And Moses sendeth them to spy the land of Canaan, and saith unto them, 'Go ye up this way into the south, and ye have gone up the mountain,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And Moses called Oshea Jehoshua - Oshea, Heb. הושע should be written Hoshea: the word signifies saved, or a savior, or salvation; but יהושע, he shall save, or the salvation of God; a letter, says Calmet, of the incommunicable name of God, being added to his former name. This was not the first time in which he had the name Joshua; see Exodus 17:9 (note), and the note there. Some suppose he had this change of name in consequence of his victory over Amalek; see Exodus 17:13, Exodus 17:14.
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'And Moses sent them to spy out the land of Canaan, and said unto them, Get you up this way southward, and go up into the mountain; 18. And see the land, what it is; and the people that dwelleth therein, whether they be strong or weak, few or many; 19. And what the land is that they dwell in, whether it be good or bad; and what cities they be that they dwell in, whether in tents, or in strong holds; 20. And what the land is, whether it be fat or lean, whether there be wood therein, or not. And be …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Then Abram set out and continued toward the Negev.
So Abram went up from Egypt to the Negev, with his wife and everything he had, and Lot went with him.
From the Negev he went from place to place until he came to Bethel, to the place between Bethel and Ai where his tent had been earlier
Go, walk through the length and breadth of the land, for I am giving it to you."
See what the land is like and whether the people who live there are strong or weak, few or many.
They went up through the Negev and came to Hebron, where Ahiman, Sheshai and Talmai, the descendants of Anak, lived. (Hebron had been built seven years before Zoan in Egypt.)
The Amalekites live in the Negev; the Hittites, Jebusites and Amorites live in the hill country; and the Canaanites live near the sea and along the Jordan."
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