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Bible Commentaries

Scofield's Reference Notes

Numbers 14

Verse 23


Kadesh-barnea is, by the unbelief of Israel there, and the divine comment on that unbelief Numbers 14:22-38; Deuteronomy 1:19-40; 1 Corinthians 10:1-5; Hebrews 3:12-19 invested with immense spiritual significance. The people had faith to sprinkle the blood of atonement Exodus 12:28 and to come out of Egypt (the world), but had not faith to enter their Canaan rest. Therefore, though redeemed, they were a forty years' grief to Jehovah. The spiritual application is made in Hebrews 6:3-11:

(See Scofield "Hebrews 6:3-58.6.11- :") .

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Bibliographical Information
Scofield, C. I. "Scofield Reference Notes on Numbers 14". "Scofield Reference Notes (1917 Edition)". 1917.