Numbers 14:23
New International Version
not one of them will ever see the land I promised on oath to their ancestors. No one who has treated me with contempt will ever see it.

New Living Translation
They will never even see the land I swore to give their ancestors. None of those who have treated me with contempt will ever see it.

English Standard Version
shall see the land that I swore to give to their fathers. And none of those who despised me shall see it.

Berean Study Bible
not one will ever see the land that I swore to give their fathers. None of those who have treated Me with contempt will see it.

King James Bible
Surely they shall not see the land which I sware unto their fathers, neither shall any of them that provoked me see it:

New King James Version
they certainly shall not see the land of which I swore to their fathers, nor shall any of those who rejected Me see it.

New American Standard Bible
shall by no means see the land which I swore to their fathers, nor shall any of those who were disrespectful to Me see it.

NASB 1995
shall by no means see the land which I swore to their fathers, nor shall any of those who spurned Me see it.

NASB 1977
shall by no means see the land which I swore to their fathers, nor shall any of those who spurned Me see it.

Amplified Bible
will by no means see the land which I swore to [give to] their fathers; nor will any who treated me disrespectfully and rejected Me see it.

Christian Standard Bible
will ever see the land I swore to give their ancestors. None of those who have despised me will see it.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
will ever see the land I swore to give their fathers. None of those who have despised Me will see it.

American Standard Version
surely they shall not see the land which I sware unto their fathers, neither shall any of them that despised me see it:

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
They shall not see the land about which I have sworn to their fathers: ‘No one provoking me shall see it.’

Brenton Septuagint Translation
surely they shall not see the land, which I sware to their fathers; but their children which are with me here, as many as know not good or evil, every inexperienced youth, to them will I give the land; but none who have provoked me shall see it.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Shall not see the land for which I aware to their fathers, neither shall any one of them that hath detracted me behold it.

English Revised Version
surely they shall not see the land which I sware unto their fathers, neither shall any of them that despised me see it:

Good News Translation
They will never enter the land which I promised to their ancestors. None of those who have rejected me will ever enter it.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
None of those who treat me with contempt will see it!

International Standard Version
will ever see the land that I promised to their ancestors. Those who spurned me won't see it.

JPS Tanakh 1917
surely they shall not see the land which I swore unto their fathers, neither shall any of them that despised Me see it.

Literal Standard Version
they do not see the land which I have sworn to their fathers, indeed, none of those despising Me see it;

NET Bible
they will by no means see the land that I swore to their fathers, nor will any of them who despised me see it.

New Heart English Bible
surely they shall not see the land which I swore to their fathers, neither shall any of those who despised me see it:

World English Bible
surely they shall not see the land which I swore to their fathers, neither shall any of those who despised me see it:

Young's Literal Translation
they see not the land which I have sworn to their fathers, yea, none of those despising Me see it;

Additional Translations ...
Context
God's Forgiveness and Judgment
22not one of the men who have seen My glory and the signs I performed in Egypt and in the wilderness—yet have tested Me and disobeyed Me these ten times— 23not one will ever see the land that I swore to give their fathers. None of those who have treated Me with contempt will see it. 24But because My servant Caleb has a different spirit and has followed Me wholeheartedly, I will bring him into the land he has entered, and his descendants will inherit it.…

Cross References
Hebrews 3:18
And to whom did He swear that they would never enter His rest? Was it not to those who disobeyed?

Numbers 26:65
For the LORD had told them that they would surely die in the wilderness. Not one was left except Caleb son of Jephunneh and Joshua son of Nun.

Numbers 32:11
Because they did not follow Me wholeheartedly, not one of the men twenty years of age or older who came out of Egypt will see the land that I swore to give Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob--

Deuteronomy 1:8
See, I have placed the land before you. Enter and possess the land that the LORD swore He would give to your fathers Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and to their descendants after them."

Psalm 95:11
So I swore on oath in My anger, "They shall never enter My rest."


Treasury of Scripture

Surely they shall not see the land which I swore to their fathers, neither shall any of them that provoked me see it:

surely they shall not see.

Numbers 26:64
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.

Numbers 32:11
Surely none of the men that came up out of Egypt, from twenty years old and upward, shall see the land which I sware unto Abraham, unto Isaac, and unto Jacob; because they have not wholly followed me:

Deuteronomy 1:35
Surely there shall not one of these men of this evil generation see that good land, which I sware to give unto your fathers,









Verse 23. - Surely they shall not see. אִםאּיּרְאוּ, "if they shall see," according to the usual Hebrew idiom. Cf. Psalm 107:11 (Septuagint), Hebrews 4:3, ὡς ὤμοσα... εἰ εἰσελεύσονται.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
not one
אִם־ (’im-)
Conjunction
Strong's 518: Lo!, whether?, if, although, Oh that!, when, not

will ever see
יִרְאוּ֙ (yir·’ū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 7200: To see

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

I swore
נִשְׁבַּ֖עְתִּי (niš·ba‘·tî)
Verb - Nifal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 7650: To seven oneself, swear

to give their fathers.
לַאֲבֹתָ֑ם (la·’ă·ḇō·ṯām)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's 1: Father

None
וְכָל־ (wə·ḵāl)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

of those who have treated Me with contempt
מְנַאֲצַ֖י (mə·na·’ă·ṣay)
Verb - Piel - Participle - masculine plural construct | first person common singular
Strong's 5006: To spurn, treat with contempt

will see it.
יִרְאֽוּהָ׃ (yir·’ū·hā)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural | third person feminine singular
Strong's 7200: To see


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