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Numbers 13 :: New International Version (NIV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:1 - The LORD said to Moses,

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:2 - “Send some men to explore the land of Canaan, which I am giving to the Israelites. From each ancestral tribe send one of its leaders.”

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:3 - So at the LORD’s command Moses sent them out from the Desert of Paran. All of them were leaders of the Israelites.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:4 - These are their names: from the tribe of Reuben, Shammua son of Zakkur;

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:5 - from the tribe of Simeon, Shaphat son of Hori;

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:6 - from the tribe of Judah, Caleb son of Jephunneh;

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:7 - from the tribe of Issachar, Igal son of Joseph;

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:8 - from the tribe of Ephraim, Hoshea son of Nun;

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:9 - from the tribe of Benjamin, Palti son of Raphu;

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:10 - from the tribe of Zebulun, Gaddiel son of Sodi;

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:11 - from the tribe of Manasseh (a tribe of Joseph), Gaddi son of Susi;

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:12 - from the tribe of Dan, Ammiel son of Gemalli;

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:13 - from the tribe of Asher, Sethur son of Michael;

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:14 - from the tribe of Naphtali, Nahbi son of Vophsi;

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:15 - from the tribe of Gad, Geuel son of Maki.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:16 - These are the names of the men Moses sent to explore the land. (Moses gave Hoshea son of Nun the name Joshua.)

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:17 - When Moses sent them to explore Canaan, he said, “Go up through the Negev and on into the hill country.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:18 - See what the land is like and whether the people who live there are strong or weak, few or many.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:19 - What kind of land do they live in? Is it good or bad? What kind of towns do they live in? Are they unwalled or fortified?

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:20 - How is the soil? Is it fertile or poor? Are there trees in it or not? Do your best to bring back some of the fruit of the land.” (It was the season for the first ripe grapes.)

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:21 - So they went up and explored the land from the Desert of Zin as far as Rehob, toward Lebo Hamath.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:22 - 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.)

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:23 - When they reached the Valley of Eshkol,[fn] they cut off a branch bearing a single cluster of grapes. Two of them carried it on a pole between them, along with some pomegranates and figs.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:24 - That place was called the Valley of Eshkol because of the cluster of grapes the Israelites cut off there.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:25 - At the end of forty days they returned from exploring the land.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:26 - They came back to Moses and Aaron and the whole Israelite community at Kadesh in the Desert of Paran. There they reported to them and to the whole assembly and showed them the fruit of the land.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:27 - They gave Moses this account: “We went into the land to which you sent us, and it does flow with milk and honey! Here is its fruit.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:28 - But the people who live there are powerful, and the cities are fortified and very large. We even saw descendants of Anak there.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:29 - 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.”

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:30 - Then Caleb silenced the people before Moses and said, “We should go up and take possession of the land, for we can certainly do it.”

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:31 - But the men who had gone up with him said, “We can’t attack those people; they are stronger than we are.”

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:32 - And they spread among the Israelites a bad report about the land they had explored. They said, “The land we explored devours those living in it. All the people we saw there are of great size.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:33 - We saw the Nephilim there (the descendants of Anak come from the Nephilim). We seemed like grasshoppers in our own eyes, and we looked the same to them.”
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Eshkol means cluster; also in verse 24.

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