NUMBERS 14:7

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“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.”

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Numbers 14:7 Translation & Meaning

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And they spake וַיֹּ֣אמְר֔וּ To say (used with great latitude) spake
unto אֶל Near, with or among; often in general, to unto
all כָּל Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) all
the company עֲדַ֥ת A stated assemblage (specifically, a concourse, or generally, a family or crowd) company
of the children בְּנֵֽי 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.) children
of Israel, יִשְׂרָאֵ֖ל He will rule as God; Jisraël, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity Israel
saying, לֵאמֹ֑ר To say (used with great latitude) saying
The land, הָאָ֗רֶץ The earth (at large, or partitively a land) land
which אֲשֶׁ֨ר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc which
we passed through עָבַ֤רְנוּ To cross over; used very widely of any transition (literal or figurative; transitive, intransitive, intensive, causative); specifically, to cover (in copulation) passed through
to search לָת֣וּר To meander (causatively, guide) about, especially for trade or reconnoitring search
it, an exceeding מְאֹ֥ד Properly, vehemence, i.e., (with or without preposition) vehemently; by implication, wholly, speedily, etc. (often with other words as an intensive or superlative; especially when repeated) exceeding
is (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
good טוֹבָ֥ה Good (as an adjective) in the widest sense; used likewise as a noun, both in the masculine and the feminine, the singular and the plural (good, a good or good thing, a good man or woman; the good, goods or good things, good men or women), also as an adverb (well) good
land. הָאָ֖רֶץ The earth (at large, or partitively a land) land

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  • 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.

  • 9  Only rebel not ye against the Lord, neither fear ye the people of the land; for they are bread for us: their defence is departed from them, and the Lord is with us: fear them not.




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