Numbers 14:39
New International Version
When Moses reported this to all the Israelites, they mourned bitterly.

New Living Translation
When Moses reported the LORD’s words to all the Israelites, the people were filled with grief.

English Standard Version
When Moses told these words to all the people of Israel, the people mourned greatly.

Berean Study Bible
And when Moses relayed these words to all the Israelites, the people mourned bitterly.

King James Bible
And Moses told these sayings unto all the children of Israel: and the people mourned greatly.

New King James Version
Then Moses told these words to all the children of Israel, and the people mourned greatly.

New American Standard Bible
Now when Moses spoke these words to all the sons of Israel, the people mourned greatly.

NASB 1995
When Moses spoke these words to all the sons of Israel, the people mourned greatly.

NASB 1977
And when Moses spoke these words to all the sons of Israel, the people mourned greatly.

Amplified Bible
Moses spoke the Lord’s words to all the Israelites, and the people mourned greatly.

Christian Standard Bible
When Moses reported these words to all the Israelites, the people were overcome with grief.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When Moses reported these words to all the Israelites, the people were overcome with grief.

American Standard Version
And Moses told these words unto all the children of Israel: and the people mourned greatly.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Moshe said these words to all the children of Israel and the people sat in great mourning.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Moses spoke these words to all the children of Israel; and the people mourned exceedingly.

Contemporary English Version
The people of Israel were very sad after Moses gave them the LORD's message.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Moses spoke all these words to all the children of Israel, and the people mourned exceedingly.

English Revised Version
And Moses told these words unto all the children of Israel: and the people mourned greatly.

Good News Translation
When Moses told the Israelites what the LORD had said, they mourned bitterly.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
When Moses told these things to all the Israelites, the people mourned bitterly, as if someone had died.

International Standard Version
After Moses had told all of this to the Israelis, the people deeply mourned.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Moses told these words unto all the children of Israel; and the people mourned greatly.

Literal Standard Version
And Moses speaks these words to all the sons of Israel, and the people mourn exceedingly,

NET Bible
When Moses told these things to all the Israelites, the people mourned greatly.

New Heart English Bible
Moses told these words to all the children of Israel: and the people mourned greatly.

World English Bible
Moses told these words to all the children of Israel: and the people mourned greatly.

Young's Literal Translation
And Moses speaketh these words unto all the sons of Israel, and the people mourn exceedingly,

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Plague on the Ten Spies
38Of those men who had gone to spy out the land, only Joshua son of Nun and Caleb son of Jephunneh remained alive. 39And when Moses relayed these words to all the Israelites, the people mourned bitterly.

Cross References
Exodus 33:4
When the people heard these bad tidings, they went into mourning, and no one put on any of his jewelry.

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 14:38
Of those men who had gone to spy out the land, only Joshua son of Nun and Caleb son of Jephunneh remained alive.

Joshua 7:12
This is why the Israelites cannot stand against their enemies. They will turn their backs and run from their enemies, because they themselves have been set apart for destruction. I will no longer be with you unless you remove from among you whatever is devoted to destruction.


Treasury of Scripture

And Moses told these sayings to all the children of Israel: and the people mourned greatly.

mourned greatly

Exodus 33:4
And when the people heard these evil tidings, they mourned: and no man did put on him his ornaments.

Proverbs 19:3
The foolishness of man perverteth his way: and his heart fretteth against the LORD.

Isaiah 26:16
LORD, in trouble have they visited thee, they poured out a prayer when thy chastening was upon them.









(39) And the people mourned greatly.--It appears from what follows that the sorrow which the Israelites felt was sorrow for the punishment which their sin had entailed, not godly sorrow for the sin itself.



Parallel Commentaries ...


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

relayed
וַיְדַבֵּ֤ר (way·ḏab·bêr)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1696: To arrange, to speak, to subdue

these
הָאֵ֔לֶּה (hā·’êl·leh)
Article | Pronoun - common plural
Strong's 428: These, those

words
הַדְּבָרִ֣ים (had·də·ḇā·rîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 1697: A word, a matter, thing, a cause

to
אֶֽל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

all
כָּל־ (kāl-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

the Israelites,
בְּנֵ֖י (bə·nê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 1121: A son

the people
הָעָ֖ם (hā·‘ām)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5971: A people, a tribe, troops, attendants, a flock

mourned
וַיִּֽתְאַבְּל֥וּ (way·yiṯ·’ab·bə·lū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hitpael - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 56: To bewail

greatly.
מְאֹֽד׃ (mə·’ōḏ)
Adverb
Strong's 3966: Vehemence, vehemently, wholly, speedily


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