Numbers 13
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1And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,1Then the LORD spoke to Moses saying,
2Send thou men, that they may search the land of Canaan, which I give unto the children of Israel: of every tribe of their fathers shall ye send a man, every one a ruler among them.2"Send out for yourself men so that they may spy out the land of Canaan, which I am going to give to the sons of Israel; you shall send a man from each of their fathers' tribes, every one a leader among them."
3And Moses by the commandment of the LORD sent them from the wilderness of Paran: all those men were heads of the children of Israel.3So 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.
4And these were their names: of the tribe of Reuben, Shammua the son of Zaccur.4These then were their names: from the tribe of Reuben, Shammua the son of Zaccur;
5Of the tribe of Simeon, Shaphat the son of Hori.5from the tribe of Simeon, Shaphat the son of Hori;
6Of the tribe of Judah, Caleb the son of Jephunneh.6from the tribe of Judah, Caleb the son of Jephunneh;
7Of the tribe of Issachar, Igal the son of Joseph.7from the tribe of Issachar, Igal the son of Joseph;
8Of the tribe of Ephraim, Oshea the son of Nun.8from the tribe of Ephraim, Hoshea the son of Nun;
9Of the tribe of Benjamin, Palti the son of Raphu.9from the tribe of Benjamin, Palti the son of Raphu;
10Of the tribe of Zebulun, Gaddiel the son of Sodi.10from the tribe of Zebulun, Gaddiel the son of Sodi;
11Of the tribe of Joseph, namely, of the tribe of Manasseh, Gaddi the son of Susi.11from the tribe of Joseph, from the tribe of Manasseh, Gaddi the son of Susi;
12Of the tribe of Dan, Ammiel the son of Gemalli.12from the tribe of Dan, Ammiel the son of Gemalli;
13Of the tribe of Asher, Sethur the son of Michael.13from the tribe of Asher, Sethur the son of Michael;
14Of the tribe of Naphtali, Nahbi the son of Vophsi.14from the tribe of Naphtali, Nahbi the son of Vophsi;
15Of the tribe of Gad, Geuel the son of Machi.15from the tribe of Gad, Geuel the son of Machi.
16These are the names of the men which Moses sent to spy out the land. And Moses called Oshea the son of Nun Jehoshua.16These are the names of the men whom Moses sent to spy out the land; but Moses called Hoshea the son of Nun, Joshua.
17And 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:17When Moses sent them to spy out the land of Canaan, he said to them, "Go up there into the Negev; then go up into the hill country.
18And see the land, what it is; and the people that dwelleth therein, whether they be strong or weak, few or many;18"See what the land is like, and whether the people who live in it are strong or weak, whether they are few or many.
19And 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;19"How is the land in which they live, is it good or bad? And how are the cities in which they live, are they like open camps or with fortifications?
20And what the land is, whether it be fat or lean, whether there be wood therein, or not. And be ye of good courage, and bring of the fruit of the land. Now the time was the time of the firstripe grapes.20"How is the land, is it fat or lean? Are there trees in it or not? Make an effort then to get some of the fruit of the land." Now the time was the time of the first ripe grapes.
21So they went up, and searched the land from the wilderness of Zin unto Rehob, as men come to Hamath.21So they went up and spied out the land from the wilderness of Zin as far as Rehob, at Lebo-hamath.
22And they ascended by the south, and came unto Hebron; where Ahiman, Sheshai, and Talmai, the children of Anak, were. (Now Hebron was built seven years before Zoan in Egypt.)22When they had gone up into the Negev, they came to Hebron where Ahiman, Sheshai and Talmai, the descendants of Anak were. (Now Hebron was built seven years before Zoan in Egypt.)
23And they came unto the brook of Eshcol, and cut down from thence a branch with one cluster of grapes, and they bare it between two upon a staff; and they brought of the pomegranates, and of the figs.23Then they came to the valley of Eshcol and from there cut down a branch with a single cluster of grapes; and they carried it on a pole between two men, with some of the pomegranates and the figs.
24The place was called the brook Eshcol, because of the cluster of grapes which the children of Israel cut down from thence.24That place was called the valley of Eshcol, because of the cluster which the sons of Israel cut down from there.
25And they returned from searching of the land after forty days.25When they returned from spying out the land, at the end of forty days,
26And they went and came to Moses, and to Aaron, and to all the congregation of the children of Israel, unto the wilderness of Paran, to Kadesh; and brought back word unto them, and unto all the congregation, and shewed them the fruit of the land.26they proceeded to come to Moses and Aaron and to all the congregation of the sons of Israel in the wilderness of Paran, at Kadesh; and they brought back word to them and to all the congregation and showed them the fruit of the land.
27And they told him, and said, We came unto the land whither thou sentest us, and surely it floweth with milk and honey; and this is the fruit of it.27Thus they told him, and said, "We went in to the land where you sent us; and it certainly does flow with milk and honey, and this is its fruit.
28Nevertheless the people be strong that dwell in the land, and the cities are walled, and very great: and moreover we saw the children of Anak there.28"Nevertheless, the people who live in the land are strong, and the cities are fortified and very large; and moreover, we saw the descendants of Anak there.
29The Amalekites dwell in the land of the south: and the Hittites, and the Jebusites, and the Amorites, dwell in the mountains: and the Canaanites dwell by the sea, and by the coast of Jordan.29"Amalek is living in the land of the Negev and the Hittites and the Jebusites and the Amorites are living in the hill country, and the Canaanites are living by the sea and by the side of the Jordan."
30And Caleb stilled the people before Moses, and said, Let us go up at once, and possess it; for we are well able to overcome it.30Then Caleb quieted the people before Moses and said, "We should by all means go up and take possession of it, for we will surely overcome it."
31But the men that went up with him said, We be not able to go up against the people; for they are stronger than we.31But the men who had gone up with him said, "We are not able to go up against the people, for they are too strong for us."
32And they brought up an evil report of the land which they had searched unto the children of Israel, saying, The land, through which we have gone to search it, is a land that eateth up the inhabitants thereof; and all the people that we saw in it are men of a great stature.32So they gave out to the sons of Israel a bad report of the land which they had spied out, saying, "The land through which we have gone, in spying it out, is a land that devours its inhabitants; and all the people whom we saw in it are men of great size.
33And there we saw the giants, the sons of Anak, which come of the giants: and we were in our own sight as grasshoppers, and so we were in their sight.33"There also we saw the Nephilim (the sons of Anak are part of the Nephilim); and we became like grasshoppers in our own sight, and so we were in their sight."
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