NUMBERS 14:6

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And Joshua the son of Nun, and Caleb the son of Jephunneh, which were of them that searched the land, rent their clothes:”

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Numbers 14:6 Translation & Meaning

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And Joshua וִֽיהוֹשֻׁ֣עַ Jehoshua (i.e., Joshua), the Jewish leader Joshua
the son בִּן A son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like father or brother), etc.) son
of Nun, נ֗וּן Nun or Non, the father of Joshua Nun
and Caleb וְכָלֵב֙ Caleb, the name of three Israelites Caleb
the son בֶּן A son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like father or brother), etc.) son
of Jephunneh, יְפֻנֶּ֔ה Jephunneh, the name of two Israelites Jephunneh
which were (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
of מִן Properly, a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses of
them that searched הַתָּרִ֖ים To meander (causatively, guide) about, especially for trade or reconnoitring searched
the land, הָאָ֑רֶץ The earth (at large, or partitively a land) land
rent קָֽרְע֖וּ To rend, literally or figuratively (revile, paint the eyes, as if enlarging them) rent
their clothes: בִּגְדֵיהֶֽם׃ A covering, also treachery or pillage clothes

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  • 4  And they said one to another, Let us make a captain, and let us return into Egypt.

  • 5  Then Moses and Aaron fell on their faces before all the assembly of the congregation of the children of Israel.

  • 6  And Joshua the son of Nun, and Caleb the son of Jephunneh, which were of them that searched the land, rent their clothes:

  • 7  And they spake unto all the company of the children of Israel, saying, The land, which we passed through to search it, is an exceeding good land.

  • 8  If the Lord delight in us, then he will bring us into this land, and give it us; a land which floweth with milk and honey.




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