NUMBERS 13:30

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And Caleb stilled the people before Moses, and said, Let us go up at once, and possess it; for we are well able to overcome it.”

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Numbers 13:30 Translation & Meaning

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And Caleb כָּלֵ֛ב Caleb, the name of three Israelites Caleb
stilled וַיַּ֧הַס To hush stilled
the people הָעָ֖ם A people (as a congregated unit); specifically, a tribe (as those of Israel); hence (collectively) troops or attendants; figuratively, a flock people
before אֶל Near, with or among; often in general, to before
Moses, מֹשֶׁ֑ה Mosheh, the Israelite lawgiver Moses
and said, וַיֹּ֗אמֶר To say (used with great latitude) said
Let us go up עָלֹ֤ה To ascend, intransitively (be high) or actively (mount); used in a great variety of senses, primary and secondary, literal and figurative Let go up
at once, נַֽעֲלֶה֙ To ascend, intransitively (be high) or actively (mount); used in a great variety of senses, primary and secondary, literal and figurative once
and possess וְיָרַ֣שְׁנוּ To occupy (by driving out previous tenants, and possessing in their place); by implication, to seize, to rob, to inherit; also to expel, to impoverish, to ruin possess
it; for כִּֽי (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjunction or adverb (as below); often largely modified by other particles annexed it for
we are well able יָכ֥וֹל To be able, literally (can, could) or morally (may, might) are well able
to overcome נוּכַ֖ל To be able, literally (can, could) or morally (may, might) overcome
it. נוּכַ֖ל To be able, literally (can, could) or morally (may, might) it

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  • 28  Nevertheless the people be strong that dwell in the land, and the cities are walled, and very great: and moreover we saw the children of Anak there.

  • 29  The Amalekites dwell in the land of the south: and the Hittites, and the Jebusites, and the Amorites, dwell in the mountains: and the Canaanites dwell by the sea, and by the coast of Jordan.

  • 30  And Caleb stilled 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 that went up with him said, We be not able to go up against the people; for they are stronger than we.

  • 32  And they brought up an evil report of the land which they had searched unto the children of Israel, saying, The land, through which we have gone to search it, is a land that eateth up the inhabitants thereof; and all the people that we saw in it are men of a great stature.




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