They returned from investigating the land after forty days.
The righteous person is cautious in his friendship, 1 but the way of the wicked leads them astray.
So they went up and investigated the land from the wilderness of Zin to Rehob, 1 at the entrance of Hamath. 2
And Joshua son of Nun and Caleb son of Jephunneh, two of those who had investigated the land, tore their garments.
When the men of Joseph spied out Bethel (it used to be called Luz),
besides what he collected from the merchants, 1 traders, Arabian kings, and governors of the land.
Then they presented the Israelites with a discouraging 1 report of the land they had investigated, saying, “The land that we passed through 2 to investigate is a land that devours 3 its inhabitants. 4 All the people we saw there 5 are of great stature.
So they traveled from the mountain of the Lord three days’ journey; 1 and the ark of the covenant of the Lord was traveling before them during the three days’ journey, to find a resting place for them.
These are the names of the men whom Moses sent to investigate the land. And Moses gave Hoshea son of Nun the name Joshua. 1
When Moses sent 1 them to investigate the land of Canaan, he told them, “Go up through the Negev, 2 and then go up into the hill country
They said to the whole community of the Israelites, “The land we passed through to investigate is an exceedingly 1 good land.
The men whom Moses sent to investigate the land, who returned and made the whole community murmur against him by producing 1 an evil report about the land,
But Joshua son of Nun and Caleb son of Jephunneh, who were among 1 the men who went to investigate the land, lived.
the one who was constantly going before you to find places for you to set up camp. He appeared by fire at night and cloud by day, to show you the way you ought to go.
besides what he collected from the merchants 1 and traders. All the Arabian kings and the governors of the land also brought gold and silver to Solomon.
I tried 1 to understand, examine, and comprehend 2 the role of 3 wisdom in the scheme of things, 4 and to understand the stupidity of wickedness 5 and the insanity of folly. 6
“Send out men to investigate 1 the land of Canaan, which I am giving 2 to the Israelites. You are to send one man from each ancestral tribe, 3 each one a leader among them.”
According to the number of the days you have investigated this land, forty days – one day for a year – you will suffer for 1 your iniquities, forty years, and you will know what it means to thwart me. 2
You must have this tassel so that you may look at it and remember all the commandments of the Lord and obey them and so that you do not follow 1 after your own heart and your own eyes that lead you to unfaithfulness. 2
I decided 1 to carefully 2 and thoroughly examine 3 all that has been accomplished on earth. 4 I concluded: 5 God has given people 6 a burdensome task 7 that keeps them 8 occupied. 9