January 27, 2019

Posted on January 27, 2019

January 27, 2019

Numbers 13:21 Numbers 13:33

21 So they went up and spied out the land from the wilderness of Zin to Rehob, near the entrance of Hamath.

22 And when they had gone up through the Negev, they came to Hebron; and Ahiman, Sheshai, and Talmai, the descendants of Anak, were there. (Now Hebron was built seven years before Zoan in Egypt.)

23 Then they came to the Valley of Eshcol, and from there they cut down a branch with a single cluster of grapes; and they carried it on a pole between two of them. They also cut off some of the pomegranates and some of the figs.

24 That place was called the Valley of Eshcol, because of the cluster which the children of Israel cut down from there.

25 And they returned from spying out the land at the end of forty days.

26 And they proceeded to come to Moses and to Aaron and to the whole assembly of the children of Israel, to the wilderness of Paran, to Kadesh; and brought back word to them and to the whole assembly, and showed them the fruit of the land.

27 And they told him and said, We came to the land into which you sent us; and it indeed flows with milk and honey, and this is its fruit.

28 However, the people who dwell in the land are strong, and the cities are fortified and very large; and we also saw the descendants of Anak there.

29 The Amalekites dwell in the land of the Negev, and the Hittites and the Jebusites and the Amorites dwell in the hill country, and the Canaanites dwell by the sea and along the Jordan.

30 But Caleb quieted the people before Moses and said, Let us go up at once and possess it; for we are well able to overcome it.

31 But the men who went up with him said, We are not able to go up against the people, for they are stronger than we.

32 And they brought to the children of Israel an evil report of the land which they had spied out, saying, The land, through which we have gone to spy it out, is a land that eats up its inhabitants; and all the people that we saw in it are men of great size.

33 And there we saw the Nephilim (the descendants of Anak are part of the Nephilim); and we were like grasshoppers in our own sight, and so we were in their sight.

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