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Numbers 14

Introduction

Overview

Numbers 14:1, The people murmur at the news; Numbers 14:6, Joshua and Caleb labour to still them; v.11, God threatens them; v.13, Moses intercedes with God, and obtains pardon; v.26, The murmurers are debarred from entering into the land; v.36, The men who raised the evil report die by a plague; v.40, The people that would invade the land against the will of God are smitten.

Verse 1

Numbers 11:1-4, Deuteronomy 1:45

Reciprocal: Genesis 45:2 - wept aloud Exodus 13:17 - the people repent Exodus 14:11 - Because Exodus 15:24 - General Exodus 23:2 - follow Exodus 33:4 - they mourned Numbers 11:10 - weep throughout Numbers 16:3 - gathered Numbers 20:3 - God Numbers 21:5 - spake Numbers 32:9 - General Deuteronomy 1:26 - General Deuteronomy 9:7 - from the day Deuteronomy 9:23 - ye rebelled Deuteronomy 20:8 - lest his brethren's 1 Samuel 30:4 - lifted up Job 42:10 - when Psalms 78:32 - they sinned Psalms 106:25 - murmured Proverbs 15:19 - way of the slothful Isaiah 7:2 - And his heart Ezekiel 20:36 - General Acts 7:36 - and in the wilderness

Verse 2

murmured: Numbers 16:41, Exodus 15:24, Exodus 16:2, Exodus 16:3, Exodus 17:3, Deuteronomy 1:27, Psalms 106:24, Psalms 106:45, 1 Corinthians 10:10, Philippians 2:14, Philippians 2:15, Jude 1:16

Would: Numbers 14:28, Numbers 14:29, Numbers 11:15, 1 Kings 19:4, Job 3:11, Job 7:15, Job 7:16, Jonah 4:3, Jonah 4:8

Reciprocal: Exodus 17:2 - the people Numbers 11:10 - weep throughout Numbers 11:18 - it was well Numbers 12:13 - General Numbers 20:3 - God Numbers 32:8 - General 1 Samuel 8:8 - General Luke 10:16 - despiseth you Hebrews 3:16 - some

Verse 3

the Lord: Psalms 78:40, Jeremiah 9:3

our wives: Numbers 14:31, Numbers 14:32

Reciprocal: Numbers 11:18 - it was well Deuteronomy 1:27 - The Lord hated us Deuteronomy 1:39 - your little Deuteronomy 17:16 - Ye shall henceforth Joshua 7:7 - wherefore 1 Samuel 27:1 - there is nothing Ezra 8:21 - for our little ones Nehemiah 9:17 - refused Acts 7:39 - and in

Verse 4

Deuteronomy 17:16, Deuteronomy 28:68, Nehemiah 9:16, Nehemiah 9:17, Luke 17:32, Acts 7:39, Hebrews 10:38, Hebrews 10:39, Hebrews 11:15, 2 Peter 2:21, 2 Peter 2:22

Reciprocal: Numbers 14:25 - turn you Psalms 78:41 - Yea Hebrews 3:16 - some

Verse 5

Numbers 16:4, Numbers 16:22, Numbers 16:45, Genesis 17:3, Leviticus 9:24, Joshua 5:14, Joshua 7:10, 1 Kings 18:39, 1 Chronicles 21:16, Ezekiel 9:8, Daniel 10:9, Matthew 26:39, Revelation 4:10, Revelation 5:14, Revelation 7:11

Reciprocal: Genesis 17:17 - fell Numbers 20:6 - they fell 2 Chronicles 7:3 - they bowed

Verse 6

Joshua: Numbers 14:24, Numbers 14:30, Numbers 14:38, Numbers 13:6, Numbers 13:8, Numbers 13:30

rent their clothes: Genesis 37:29, Genesis 37:34, Genesis 44:13, Joshua 7:6, Judges 11:35, 2 Samuel 3:31, 2 Kings 18:37, Job 1:20, Joel 2:12, Joel 2:13, Matthew 26:65

Reciprocal: Leviticus 10:6 - Uncover Numbers 13:16 - Jehoshua Numbers 34:19 - Caleb Joshua 14:6 - Caleb Joshua 14:7 - I brought Joshua 17:18 - for thou shalt Judges 6:31 - Will ye plead 2 Kings 5:7 - that he rent 1 Chronicles 4:15 - Caleb 1 Chronicles 7:27 - Jehoshuah Psalms 116:10 - therefore Proverbs 9:8 - Reprove

Verse 7

an exceeding good land: Numbers 13:27, Deuteronomy 1:25, Deuteronomy 6:10, Deuteronomy 6:11, Deuteronomy 8:7-9

Reciprocal: Exodus 3:8 - unto a good Judges 18:9 - Arise Proverbs 15:19 - way of the slothful Jeremiah 2:7 - brought

Verse 8

delight: Deuteronomy 10:15, 2 Samuel 15:25, 2 Samuel 15:26, 2 Samuel 22:20, 1 Kings 10:9, Psalms 22:8, Psalms 147:10, Psalms 147:11, Isaiah 62:4, Jeremiah 32:41, Zephaniah 3:17, Romans 8:31

a land which: Numbers 13:27

Reciprocal: Exodus 3:8 - unto a good Exodus 33:3 - a land Deuteronomy 1:21 - fear not Deuteronomy 27:3 - a land Joshua 14:12 - if so be 2 Kings 18:32 - like your own Psalms 44:3 - because Jeremiah 2:7 - brought Ezekiel 20:6 - flowing

Verse 9

Only rebel: Deuteronomy 9:7, Deuteronomy 9:23, Deuteronomy 9:24, Isaiah 1:2, Isaiah 63:10, Daniel 9:5, Daniel 9:9, Philippians 1:27

neither: Deuteronomy 7:18, Deuteronomy 20:3

are bread: Numbers 24:8, Deuteronomy 32:42, Psalms 14:4, Psalms 74:14

defence: Heb. shadow, Tzillam, a metaphor highly expressive of protection and support in the sultry eastern countries. (See the parallel passages.) The Arabs and Persians use the same word to express the same thing; using the expressions, "May the shadow (zulli) of thy prosperity be extended." "May the shadow of thy prosperity be spread over the heads of thy well-wishers." And in an elegant distich, "May your protection never be removed from my head; may God extend your shadow (zullikem) eternally." The loftiest and most esteemed title of the sultan, says Thornton, because given him by the kings of Persia, is zil ullah, shadow of God. Psalms 91:1, Psalms 121:5, Isaiah 30:2, Isaiah 30:3, Isaiah 32:2, Jeremiah 48:45

the Lord: Genesis 48:21, Exodus 33:16, Deuteronomy 7:21, Deuteronomy 20:1-4, Deuteronomy 31:6, Deuteronomy 31:8, Joshua 1:5, Judges 1:22, 2 Chronicles 13:12, 2 Chronicles 15:2, 2 Chronicles 20:17, 2 Chronicles 32:8, Psalms 46:1, Psalms 46:2, Psalms 46:7, Psalms 46:11, Isaiah 8:9, Isaiah 8:10, Isaiah 41:10, Matthew 1:23, Romans 8:31

fear them not: Isaiah 41:14

Reciprocal: Exodus 14:13 - Fear ye not Leviticus 26:8 - General Numbers 21:34 - Fear him Deuteronomy 1:21 - fear not Deuteronomy 3:2 - Fear Joshua 6:3 - ye shall Joshua 14:12 - if so be Judges 16:20 - the Lord 1 Samuel 15:23 - rebellion 1 Samuel 17:32 - Let 2 Kings 19:26 - of small power Nehemiah 4:14 - General Psalms 81:14 - I should Isaiah 37:27 - their inhabitants

Verse 10

But all: Exodus 17:4, 1 Samuel 30:6, Matthew 23:37, Acts 7:52, Acts 7:59

And the: Numbers 16:19, Numbers 16:42, Numbers 20:6, Exodus 16:7, Exodus 16:10, Exodus 24:16, Exodus 24:17, Exodus 40:34, Leviticus 9:23

Reciprocal: Leviticus 9:4 - to day Deuteronomy 9:23 - ye rebelled 1 Kings 12:18 - all Israel Job 42:10 - when Habakkuk 3:2 - in wrath

Verse 11

How long will this: Numbers 14:27, Exodus 10:3, Exodus 16:28, Proverbs 1:22, Jeremiah 4:14, Hosea 8:5, Zechariah 8:14, Matthew 17:17

provoke: Numbers 14:23, Deuteronomy 9:7, Deuteronomy 9:8, Deuteronomy 9:22, Deuteronomy 9:23, Psalms 95:8, Hebrews 3:8, Hebrews 3:16

believe me: Deuteronomy 1:32, Psalms 78:22, Psalms 78:32, Psalms 78:41, Psalms 78:42, Psalms 106:24, Mark 9:19, John 10:38, John 12:37, John 15:24, Hebrews 3:18

Reciprocal: Genesis 18:32 - I will not Exodus 23:21 - provoke him not Numbers 14:22 - which have Numbers 32:10 - General Deuteronomy 9:14 - and I will Nehemiah 9:17 - refused Psalms 4:2 - how Psalms 78:40 - How oft Jeremiah 13:10 - evil Ezekiel 20:13 - I said Mark 16:14 - unbelief Luke 9:41 - how Luke 10:16 - despiseth you Luke 13:8 - let John 4:48 - Except Romans 9:22 - endured 1 Corinthians 10:5 - General Hebrews 11:6 - without 1 John 5:16 - he shall ask

Verse 12

smite: Numbers 16:46-49, Numbers 25:9, Exodus 5:3, 2 Samuel 24:1, 2 Samuel 24:12-15

will make: Exodus 32:10

Reciprocal: Genesis 12:2 - General Exodus 33:3 - for I Leviticus 26:25 - I will send Numbers 14:37 - died Numbers 16:21 - that I may Deuteronomy 9:14 - and I will Deuteronomy 28:21 - General 2 Chronicles 7:13 - I send Ezekiel 14:19 - if I Ezekiel 20:13 - I said Habakkuk 3:5 - went 1 Corinthians 10:5 - General Hebrews 4:6 - some

Verse 13

And Moses said unto the Lord: From this verse to Numbers 14:19, inclusive, we have the words of the earnest intercession of Moses: they need no explanation; they are full of simplicity and energy.

Then the: Exodus 32:12, Deuteronomy 9:26-28, Deuteronomy 32:27, Joshua 7:8, Joshua 7:9, Psalms 106:23, Ezekiel 20:9, Ezekiel 20:14

Reciprocal: Genesis 32:25 - that he Numbers 11:2 - prayed Numbers 12:13 - General 1 Samuel 12:22 - for his great 2 Samuel 7:23 - went 1 Kings 8:51 - thy people Job 23:4 - fill my mouth Job 42:10 - when Psalms 99:6 - they called Psalms 106:8 - he saved Isaiah 63:11 - Where is he that brought Jeremiah 15:1 - Moses James 5:16 - The effectual

Verse 14

they have: Exodus 15:14, Joshua 2:9, Joshua 2:10, Joshua 5:1

art seen: Numbers 12:8, Genesis 32:30, Exodus 33:11, Deuteronomy 5:4, Deuteronomy 34:10, John 1:18, John 14:9, 1 Corinthians 13:12, 1 John 3:2

thy cloud: Numbers 9:15-21, Numbers 10:34, Exodus 13:21, Exodus 13:22, Exodus 40:38, Nehemiah 9:12, Nehemiah 9:19, Psalms 78:14, Psalms 105:39

Reciprocal: Genesis 32:25 - that he Exodus 33:16 - in that Numbers 16:3 - the Lord Deuteronomy 1:33 - in fire Deuteronomy 7:21 - the Lord Judges 6:13 - if the Lord 2 Samuel 7:23 - went Isaiah 63:11 - Where is he that brought Joel 2:17 - wherefore Zechariah 8:23 - we have 1 Corinthians 10:1 - were

Verse 15

Judges 6:16

Reciprocal: Numbers 16:21 - that I may Deuteronomy 9:28 - Because Deuteronomy 32:27 - they should Joshua 3:6 - Take up Joshua 9:9 - we have Judges 6:13 - if the Lord Psalms 90:16 - Let Psalms 115:2 - General Isaiah 48:11 - for how Jeremiah 14:9 - cannot Ezekiel 36:20 - These Daniel 6:20 - able

Verse 16

Deuteronomy 9:28, Deuteronomy 32:26, Deuteronomy 32:27, Joshua 7:9

Reciprocal: Genesis 24:7 - which spake Exodus 13:5 - sware Psalms 115:2 - General Isaiah 48:11 - for how Jeremiah 14:9 - cannot Jeremiah 32:22 - which Ezekiel 36:20 - These Ezekiel 47:14 - lifted up mine hand Daniel 6:20 - able

Verse 17

Micah 3:8, Matthew 9:6, Matthew 9:8

Reciprocal: Genesis 18:28 - wilt Exodus 34:5 - the name Exodus 34:6 - proclaimed Numbers 21:7 - And Moses Psalms 25:11 - for it Psalms 79:11 - according Isaiah 62:6 - make mention of the Lord Amos 7:2 - O Lord

Verse 18

longsuffering: Exodus 34:6, Exodus 34:7, Psalms 103:8, Psalms 145:8, Jonah 4:2, Micah 7:18, Nahum 1:2, Nahum 1:3, Romans 3:24-26, Romans 5:21, Ephesians 1:7, Ephesians 1:8

visiting: Exodus 20:5, Exodus 34:7, Jeremiah 23:2

Reciprocal: Genesis 19:16 - the Lord Leviticus 26:39 - and also Deuteronomy 4:31 - the Lord 2 Chronicles 30:18 - The good Nehemiah 9:17 - a God Job 10:14 - thou wilt Psalms 51:1 - O God Psalms 78:38 - But he Psalms 86:15 - But thou Isaiah 55:7 - for Isaiah 63:7 - according to his Jeremiah 32:18 - showest Daniel 9:4 - the great Daniel 9:9 - To the Lord Joel 2:13 - for Romans 2:4 - forbearance Romans 9:22 - endured Romans 11:22 - therefore James 5:11 - the Lord is

Verse 19

Pardon: Exodus 32:32, Exodus 34:9, 1 Kings 8:34, Psalms 51:1, Psalms 51:2, Ezekiel 20:8, Ezekiel 20:9, Daniel 9:19

according: Isaiah 55:7, Titus 3:4-7

and as thou: Exodus 32:10-14, Exodus 33:17, Psalms 78:38, Psalms 106:7, Psalms 106:8, Psalms 106:45, Jonah 3:10, Jonah 4:2, Micah 7:18, James 5:15, 1 John 5:14-16

until now: or, hitherto

Reciprocal: Numbers 14:13 - And Moses said unto the Lord Nehemiah 9:17 - a God Isaiah 63:7 - according to his Daniel 9:4 - the great Daniel 9:9 - To the Lord

Verse 20

Reciprocal: Exodus 32:10 - let me alone Psalms 99:8 - thou wast Hebrews 3:11 - I sware

Verse 21

as truly: Deuteronomy 32:40, Isaiah 49:18, Jeremiah 22:24, Ezekiel 5:11, Ezekiel 18:3, Ezekiel 33:11, Ezekiel 33:27, Zephaniah 2:9

all the: Psalms 72:19, Habakkuk 2:14, Matthew 6:10

Reciprocal: Numbers 14:28 - As truly Numbers 32:10 - General Job 27:2 - God liveth Psalms 57:5 - thy glory Psalms 97:6 - all the Isaiah 6:3 - the whole earth Isaiah 26:9 - for Isaiah 63:14 - to make Jeremiah 44:26 - I have sworn Ezekiel 21:5 - all Romans 14:11 - As

Verse 22

which have: Numbers 14:11, Deuteronomy 1:31-35, Psalms 95:9-11, Psalms 106:26, Hebrews 3:17, Hebrews 3:18

tempted: Exodus 17:2, Psalms 95:9, Psalms 106:14, Malachi 3:15, Matthew 4:7, 1 Corinthians 10:9, Hebrews 3:9

ten times: Genesis 31:7, Genesis 31:41, Job 19:3

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 1:34 - and sware Joshua 5:4 - All the Joshua 14:9 - General Nehemiah 4:12 - ten times Psalms 78:41 - Yea Psalms 95:8 - in the Psalms 106:25 - hearkened Isaiah 42:20 - Seeing Jeremiah 18:10 - then Ezekiel 20:13 - rebelled Daniel 1:20 - ten Zechariah 8:23 - ten men Mark 9:19 - O faithless John 8:6 - tempting Acts 5:9 - to tempt Acts 13:18 - about Hebrews 3:8 - as

Verse 23

Surely they shall not see: Heb. If they see, Numbers 26:64, Numbers 32:11, Deuteronomy 1:35-45, Nehemiah 9:23, Psalms 95:11, Psalms 106:26, Ezekiel 20:15, Hebrews 3:17, Hebrews 3:18, Hebrews 4:3

Reciprocal: Numbers 14:11 - provoke Numbers 14:28 - As truly Numbers 26:65 - They shall Numbers 32:10 - General Joshua 5:6 - sware that Joshua 15:13 - Caleb 1 Kings 11:11 - I will surely Job 20:17 - shall not see Malachi 3:15 - they that tempt Hebrews 3:8 - as

Verse 24

my servant: Numbers 14:6-9, Numbers 13:30, Numbers 26:65, Deuteronomy 1:36, Joshua 14:6-14

another spirit: Caleb had another spirit; not only a bold, generous, courageous, noble, and heroic spirit, but the Spirit and influence of God, which thus raised him above human inquietudes and earthly fears. Therefore he followed God fully; literally, "and he filled after me:" God shewed him the way he was to take and the line of conduct he was to pursue, and he filled up this line, and in all things followed the will of his Maker.

followed me: Numbers 32:11, Numbers 32:12, Deuteronomy 6:5, Joshua 14:8, Joshua 14:9, 1 Chronicles 29:9, 1 Chronicles 29:18, 2 Chronicles 25:2, Psalms 119:80, Psalms 119:145, Proverbs 23:26, Acts 11:23, Ephesians 6:6, Colossians 3:23

Reciprocal: Numbers 13:6 - Caleb Numbers 34:19 - Caleb Joshua 15:13 - Caleb Judges 1:20 - they gave 1 Kings 11:6 - went not fully after 1 Chronicles 4:15 - Caleb Mark 8:34 - follow John 12:26 - let John 21:19 - Follow Hebrews 3:16 - not

Verse 25

the Amalekites: Numbers 13:29

turn you: Numbers 14:4, Deuteronomy 1:40, Psalms 81:11-13, Proverbs 1:31

Reciprocal: Numbers 14:41 - do ye Numbers 14:43 - General Numbers 21:4 - by the way Numbers 33:35 - Eziongaber Deuteronomy 1:46 - General Deuteronomy 2:1 - we turned Judges 11:16 - walked Hebrews 3:11 - I sware

Verse 27

How long: Numbers 14:11, Exodus 16:28, Matthew 17:7, Mark 9:19

I have heard: Exodus 16:12, 1 Corinthians 10:10

Reciprocal: Exodus 10:3 - How long Exodus 16:8 - the Lord heareth Exodus 32:34 - the day Numbers 14:35 - this evil Psalms 95:8 - in the Psalms 106:25 - murmured Proverbs 1:22 - How Ezekiel 35:13 - I have Matthew 17:17 - how long shall I be Luke 9:41 - how Philippians 2:14 - without Hebrews 3:11 - I sware

Verse 28

As truly: Numbers 14:21, Numbers 14:23, Numbers 26:64, Numbers 26:65, Numbers 32:11, Deuteronomy 1:35, Psalms 90:8, Psalms 90:9, Hebrews 3:17

as ye have: Numbers 14:2

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 2:14 - until all the generation Deuteronomy 32:40 - General 1 Samuel 15:29 - will not lie Psalms 95:11 - I sware Psalms 106:26 - Therefore Jeremiah 22:5 - I Jeremiah 44:26 - I have sworn Jeremiah 44:28 - shall know Ezekiel 5:11 - as I live Ezekiel 12:25 - I will Ezekiel 14:16 - as I live Ezekiel 20:38 - I will purge Ezekiel 33:11 - As I live Matthew 25:10 - and the Romans 14:11 - As 1 Corinthians 10:5 - General Hebrews 2:2 - every

Verse 29

carcases: Numbers 14:32, Numbers 14:33, 1 Corinthians 10:5, Hebrews 3:17, Jude 1:5

all that were: Numbers 1:45, Numbers 26:64

Reciprocal: Exodus 30:14 - from twenty Numbers 1:3 - twenty Numbers 14:2 - Would Numbers 32:10 - General Numbers 32:11 - from twenty 1 Samuel 15:29 - will not lie Psalms 78:33 - days Jeremiah 44:28 - shall know Ezekiel 14:16 - as I live Ezekiel 20:13 - I said

Verse 30

sware: Heb. lifted up my hand, Genesis 14:22

save Caleb: Numbers 14:38, Numbers 26:65, Numbers 32:12, Deuteronomy 1:36-38

Reciprocal: Genesis 24:7 - which spake Exodus 13:5 - sware Numbers 13:6 - Caleb Numbers 13:16 - Jehoshua Numbers 14:6 - Joshua Numbers 32:11 - because Numbers 32:15 - he will yet Numbers 34:19 - Caleb Deuteronomy 1:38 - Joshua Joshua 14:6 - Thou knowest 1 Chronicles 4:15 - Caleb Nehemiah 9:15 - sworn Psalms 90:16 - and Jeremiah 32:22 - which Ezekiel 20:38 - they shall Ezekiel 47:14 - lifted up mine hand Philippians 3:8 - doubtless Hebrews 3:16 - not Hebrews 3:18 - to whom

Verse 31

little ones: Numbers 26:6, Numbers 26:64, Deuteronomy 1:39

ye said: Numbers 14:3

know: Their children, by possessing Canaan, knew what a good land their fathers had despised.

the land: Genesis 25:34, Psalms 106:24, Proverbs 1:25, Proverbs 1:30, Matthew 22:5, Acts 13:41, Hebrews 12:16, Hebrews 12:17

Reciprocal: Genesis 43:8 - also our Deuteronomy 7:1 - the Lord Joshua 5:7 - their children Ezra 8:21 - for our little ones Nehemiah 9:24 - So the Psalms 90:16 - and Amos 2:10 - to possess Mark 10:14 - Suffer Hebrews 4:6 - some

Verse 32

Numbers 14:29, 1 Corinthians 10:5, Hebrews 3:17

Reciprocal: Numbers 14:3 - our wives Joshua 5:6 - walked Ezekiel 20:18 - I said

Verse 33

shall wander in the wilderness: or, feed, This implies, that they should move from place to place in the deserts, as the Bedounin Arabs, who have no certain dwelling, but rove about seeking pasture for their flocks. Numbers 32:13, Joshua 14:10, Psalms 107:4, Psalms 107:40

forty years: Numbers 33:38, Deuteronomy 1:3, Deuteronomy 2:14

bear: Numbers 5:31, Jeremiah 3:1, Jeremiah 3:2, Ezekiel 23:35, Ezekiel 23:45-49, Hosea 9:1

Reciprocal: Exodus 20:5 - visiting Numbers 13:25 - forty days Numbers 14:29 - carcases Joshua 24:7 - ye dwelt Nehemiah 9:21 - forty Psalms 95:10 - Forty Ezekiel 20:18 - I said Acts 13:18 - about Hebrews 3:9 - forty Hebrews 3:17 - whose

Verse 34

After: Numbers 13:25, 2 Chronicles 36:21

the number: Psalms 95:10, Ezekiel 4:6, Daniel 9:24, Revelation 11:3

shall ye bear: Numbers 18:23, Leviticus 20:19, Psalms 38:4, Ezekiel 14:10

ye shall: 1 Kings 8:56, Psalms 77:8, Psalms 105:42, Jeremiah 18:9, Jeremiah 18:10, Lamentations 3:31-33, Hebrews 4:1

breach of promise: or, altering of my purpose, Tenooathi, rather, my failure, or disannulling, from noo, to fail, disannul; for as they had broken their engagements, God was no longer held by his covenant. Deuteronomy 31:16, Deuteronomy 31:17, 1 Samuel 2:30, Zechariah 11:10

Reciprocal: Numbers 18:1 - shall bear Deuteronomy 1:46 - General Joshua 14:10 - forty Joshua 24:7 - ye dwelt Judges 2:1 - I will never Nehemiah 9:21 - forty Psalms 59:13 - Consume Isaiah 20:3 - three Ezekiel 4:4 - thou shalt bear Ezekiel 23:35 - therefore Amos 2:10 - and led Acts 13:18 - about Revelation 11:2 - forty

Verse 35

I will surely: Numbers 23:19

this evil: Numbers 14:27-29, Numbers 26:65, 1 Corinthians 10:5, 1 Corinthians 10:11, Hebrews 3:19

Reciprocal: Exodus 23:21 - he will not Numbers 27:3 - died in the 1 Kings 11:11 - I will surely Psalms 59:13 - Consume Psalms 78:33 - days Psalms 90:3 - Thou Ezekiel 11:13 - when Hebrews 3:11 - I sware

Verse 36

Numbers 13:31-33

Reciprocal: Numbers 13:32 - brought Numbers 20:3 - when Luke 19:27 - General

Verse 37

those men: Thus ten of the twelve who searched out the land were struck dead, by the justice of God, on the spot. In commemoration of this event, the Jews, to this day, celebrate a fast, on the seventh day of the month Elul.

died: Numbers 14:12, Numbers 16:49, Numbers 25:9, Jeremiah 28:16, Jeremiah 28:17, Jeremiah 29:32, 1 Corinthians 10:10, Hebrews 3:17, Jude 1:5

Reciprocal: Numbers 13:32 - brought Numbers 20:3 - when Numbers 22:33 - surely Psalms 91:3 - and from Psalms 91:7 - General Luke 19:27 - General

Verse 38

Numbers 26:65, Joshua 14:6-10

Reciprocal: Numbers 13:6 - Caleb Numbers 14:6 - Joshua Numbers 14:30 - save Caleb Numbers 34:19 - Caleb Deuteronomy 1:38 - Joshua Psalms 91:3 - and from Psalms 91:7 - General Hebrews 3:16 - not

Verse 39

mourned greatly: Exodus 33:4, Proverbs 19:3, Isaiah 26:16, Matthew 8:12, Hebrews 12:17

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 1:41 - We have sinned 1 Samuel 30:4 - lifted up

Verse 40

rose up: Deuteronomy 1:41, Ecclesiastes 9:3, Matthew 7:21-23, Matthew 26:11, Matthew 26:12, Luke 13:25

for we have sinned: We are sensible of our sin, and repent of it; and are now ready to do as Caleb and Joshua exhorted us. Or, though we have sinned, yet we hope God will make good his promise.

Reciprocal: Numbers 13:17 - the mountain

Verse 41

do ye: Numbers 14:25, 2 Chronicles 24:20

but it shall: Job 4:9, Jeremiah 2:37, Jeremiah 32:5

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 1:42 - Go not up Joshua 22:31 - the Lord is 2 Chronicles 13:12 - ye shall not Nehemiah 9:17 - refused Jeremiah 44:28 - shall know Ezekiel 17:9 - Shall it

Verse 42

Deuteronomy 1:42, Joshua 7:8, Joshua 7:12, Psalms 44:1, Psalms 44:2-11

Reciprocal: Leviticus 26:37 - and ye shall Deuteronomy 7:21 - the Lord Deuteronomy 31:17 - Are not these Judges 16:20 - the Lord 1 Kings 12:24 - Ye shall not go up Psalms 89:43 - not made

Verse 43

Numbers 14:25, Numbers 13:29, Leviticus 26:17, Deuteronomy 28:25

because: Judges 16:20, 1 Chronicles 28:9, 2 Chronicles 15:2, Isaiah 63:10, Hosea 9:12

Reciprocal: Genesis 14:7 - Amalekites Numbers 14:45 - the Amalekites Joshua 22:15 - General

Verse 44

they presumed: This miserable people a short time ago, thought that, though Omnipotence was with them, they could not conquer and possess the land! Now they imagine, that though God himself go not with them, yet they shall be sufficient to drive out the inhabitants, and take possession of their country! Man is ever supposing he can do all things, or do nothing: he is therefore sometimes presumptuous, and at other times in despair. Numbers 15:30, Deuteronomy 1:43

the ark: Numbers 10:33, 1 Samuel 4:3-11

Reciprocal: Numbers 31:6 - the holy instruments

Verse 45

the Amalekites: Numbers 14:43, Exodus 17:16, Deuteronomy 1:44, Deuteronomy 32:30, Joshua 7:5, Joshua 7:11, Joshua 7:12

Hormah: Numbers 21:3, Judges 1:17

Reciprocal: Genesis 14:7 - Amalekites Numbers 21:1 - the way of the spies Joshua 12:14 - Hormah Joshua 15:30 - Hormah 1 Samuel 15:33 - As thy sword Psalms 81:14 - I should Psalms 89:43 - not made

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Numbers 14". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/numbers-14.html.