Nu 14:1
14:1 And all the congregation lifted up their voice, and cried;
     and the {a} people wept that night.

     (a) Those who were afraid at the report of the ten spies.

Nu 14:3
14:3 And wherefore hath the LORD brought us unto this land, to
     fall by the sword, that our wives and our children should
     be {b} a prey? were it not better for us to return into

     (b) To our enemies the Canaanites.

Nu 14:5
14:5 Then Moses and Aaron {c} fell on their faces before all the
     assembly of the congregation of the children of Israel.

     (c) Lamenting the people, and praying for them.

Nu 14:6
14:6 And Joshua the son of Nun, and Caleb the son of Jephunneh,
     [which were] of them that searched the land, {d} rent their

     (d) For sorrow, hearing their blasphemy.

Nu 14:9
14:9 Only rebel not ye against the LORD, neither fear ye the
     people of the land; for they [are] {e} bread for us: their
     defence is departed from them, and the LORD [is] with us:
     fear them not.

     (e) We shall easily overcome them.

Nu 14:10
14:10 But all the congregation bade {f} stone them with stones.
      And the glory of the LORD appeared in the tabernacle of
      the congregation before all the children of Israel.

      (f) This is the condition of those who would persuade in
          God's cause, to be persecuted by the multitude.

Nu 14:15
14:15 Now [if] thou shalt kill [all] this people as {g} one man,
      then the nations which have heard the fame of thee will
      speak, saying,

      (g) So that none shall escape.

Nu 14:20
14:20 And the LORD said, I have pardoned {h} according to thy

      (h) In that he did not utterly destroy them, but allowed
          their children and certain others to enter.

Nu 14:22
14:22 Because all those men which have seen my glory, and my
      miracles, which I did in Egypt and in the wilderness, and
      have tempted me now these {i} ten times, and have not
      hearkened to my voice;

      (i) That is, various times and often.

Nu 14:24
14:24 But my servant Caleb, because he had another {k} spirit
      with him, and hath followed me fully, him will I bring
      into the land whereinto he went; and his seed shall
      possess it.

      (k) A meek and obedient spirit, and not rebellious.

Nu 14:25
14:25 (Now the Amalekites and the Canaanites {l} dwelt in the
      valley.) To morrow turn you, and get you into the {m}
      wilderness by the way of the Red sea.

      (l) And lie in wait for you.
      (m) For I will not defend you.

Nu 14:33
14:33 And your children shall {n} wander in the wilderness forty
      years, and bear your {o} whoredoms, until your carcases be
      wasted in the wilderness.

      (n) The word signifies to be shepherds, or to wander like
          shepherds to and fro.
      (o) Your infidelity and disobedience against God.

Nu 14:34
14:34 After the number of the days in which ye searched the
      land, [even] forty days, each day for a year, shall ye
      bear your iniquities, [even] forty years, and ye {p} shall
      know my breach of promise.

      (p) Whether my promise is true or not.

Nu 14:40
14:40 And they rose up early in the morning, and gat them up
      into the top of the mountain, saying, Lo, we [be here],
      and will go up unto the place which the LORD hath
      promised: for we have {q} sinned.

      (q) They confessed their sin in rebelling against God, but
          did not consider their offence in going up without
          God's commandment.

Nu 14:44
14:44 But they {r} presumed to go up unto the hill top:
      nevertheless the ark of the covenant of the LORD, and
      Moses, departed not out of the camp.

      (r) They could not be stayed by any means.

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