Numbers 13:3
New International Version
So at the LORD’s command Moses sent them out from the Desert of Paran. All of them were leaders of the Israelites.

New Living Translation
So Moses did as the LORD commanded him. He sent out twelve men, all tribal leaders of Israel, from their camp in the wilderness of Paran.

English Standard Version
So Moses sent them from the wilderness of Paran, according to the command of the LORD, all of them men who were heads of the people of Israel.

Berean Study Bible
So at the consent of the LORD, Moses sent them out from the Wilderness of Paran. All the men were leaders of the Israelites,

King James Bible
And Moses by the commandment of the LORD sent them from the wilderness of Paran: all those men were heads of the children of Israel.

New King James Version
So Moses sent them from the Wilderness of Paran according to the command of the LORD, all of them men who were heads of the children of Israel.

New American Standard Bible
So Moses sent them from the wilderness of Paran at the command of the LORD, all of them men who were heads of the sons of Israel.

NASB 1995
So Moses sent them from the wilderness of Paran at the command of the LORD, all of them men who were heads of the sons of Israel.

NASB 1977
So Moses sent them from the wilderness of Paran at the command of the LORD, all of them men who were heads of the sons of Israel.

Amplified Bible
So Moses sent spies from the Wilderness of Paran at the command of the LORD, all of them men who were heads of the Israelites.

Christian Standard Bible
Moses sent them from the Wilderness of Paran at the LORD’s command. All the men were leaders in Israel.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Moses sent them from the Wilderness of Paran at the LORD’s command. All the men were leaders in Israel.

American Standard Version
And Moses sent them from the wilderness of Paran according to the commandment of Jehovah: all of them men who were heads of the children of Israel.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Moshe sent them from the wilderness of Paran by the word of the mouth of LORD JEHOVAH; all of the men were Leaders of Israel.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Moses sent them out of the wilderness of Pharan by the word of the Lord; all these were the princes of the sons of Israel.

Contemporary English Version
So Moses sent twelve tribal leaders from Israel's camp in the Paran Desert

Douay-Rheims Bible
Moses did what the Lord had commanded, sending from the desert of Pharan, principal men, whose names are these:

English Revised Version
And Moses sent them from the wilderness of Paran according to the commandment of the LORD: all of them men who were heads of the children of Israel.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So at the LORD's command, Moses sent these men from the Desert of Paran. All of them were leaders of the Israelites.

International Standard Version
So that's just what Moses did, sending them from the Wilderness of Paran according to the LORD's instructions. All of the men were Israeli leaders.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Moses sent them from the wilderness of Paran according to the commandment of the LORD; all of them men who were heads of the children of Israel.

Literal Standard Version
And Moses sends them from the wilderness of Paran by the command of YHWH; all of them [are] men, [and] they are heads of the sons of Israel,

NET Bible
So Moses sent them from the wilderness of Paran at the command of the LORD. All of them were leaders of the Israelites.

New Heart English Bible
Moses sent them from the wilderness of Paran according to the commandment of the LORD: all of them men who were heads of the children of Israel.

World English Bible
Moses sent them from the wilderness of Paran according to the commandment of Yahweh: all of them men who were heads of the children of Israel.

Young's Literal Translation
And Moses sendeth them from the wilderness of Paran by the command of Jehovah; all of them are men, heads of the sons of Israel they are,

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Spies Explore Canaan
2“Send out for yourself men to spy out the land of Canaan, which I am giving to the Israelites. From each of their fathers’ tribes send one man who is a leader among them.” 3So at the consent of the LORD, Moses sent them out from the Wilderness of Paran. All the men were leaders of the Israelites, 4and these were their names: From the tribe of Reuben, Shammua son of Zaccur;…

Cross References
Numbers 13:2
"Send out for yourself men to spy out the land of Canaan, which I am giving to the Israelites. From each of their fathers' tribes send one man who is a leader among them."

Numbers 13:4
and these were their names: From the tribe of Reuben, Shammua son of Zaccur;

Numbers 32:8
This is what your fathers did when I sent them from Kadesh-barnea to inspect the land.

1 Samuel 25:1
When Samuel died, all Israel gathered to mourn for him; and they buried him at his home in Ramah. Then David set out and went down to the Wilderness of Paran.


Treasury of Scripture

And Moses by the commandment of the LORD sent them from the wilderness of Paran: all those men were heads of the children of Israel.

The wilderness of Paran, says Dr.

Numbers 1:19
As the LORD commanded Moses, so he numbered them in the wilderness of Sinai.

Numbers 12:16
And afterward the people removed from Hazeroth, and pitched in the wilderness of Paran.

Numbers 32:8
Thus did your fathers, when I sent them from Kadeshbarnea to see the land.









(3) And Moses, by the commandment of the Lord, sent them, &c.--Better, And Moses sent them, from the wilderness of Paran, according to the command (literally, the mouth) of the Lord, i.e., as appears from Deuteronomy 1:19. from Kadesh-barnea.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
So at
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

the command
פִּ֣י (pî)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 6310: The mouth, edge, portion, side, according to

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

Moses
מֹשֶׁ֛ה (mō·šeh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 4872: Moses -- a great Israelite leader, prophet and lawgiver

sent
וַיִּשְׁלַ֨ח (way·yiš·laḥ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7971: To send away, for, out

them out
אֹתָ֥ם (’ō·ṯām)
Direct object marker | third person masculine plural
Strong's 853: Untranslatable mark of the accusative case

from the wilderness
מִמִּדְבַּ֥ר (mim·miḏ·bar)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 4057: A pasture, a desert, speech

of Paran.
פָּארָ֖ן (pā·rān)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 6290: Paran -- a place in Sinai

All
כֻּלָּ֣ם (kul·lām)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

the men
אֲנָשִׁ֔ים (’ă·nā·šîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 376: A man as an individual, a male person

were leaders
רָאשֵׁ֥י (rā·šê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 7218: The head

of the Israelites,
יִשְׂרָאֵ֖ל (yiś·rā·’êl)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3478: Israel -- 'God strives', another name of Jacob and his desc


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