NUMBERS 14:9

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

TRANSLATION, MEANING, CONTEXT

To get what Numbers 14:9 means based on its source text, scroll down or follow these links for the original scriptural meaning , biblical context and relative popularity.

“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.”

Medium popularity: 140 searches a month
Popularity relative to other verses in Numbers chapter 14 using average monthly Google searches.

Numbers 14:9 Translation & Meaning

What does this verse really mean? Use this table to get a word-for-word translation of the original Hebrew Scripture. This shows the English words related to the source biblical texts along with brief definitions. Follow the buttons in the right-hand column for detailed definitions and verses that use the same root words. Use this reference information to gain deeper insight into the Bible and enrich your understanding. Information based on Strong's Exhaustive Concordance[1].

KJV Verse Original Hebrew Meaning/ Definition
This is a simplified translation of the original Hebrew word. Follow the buttons on the right to get more detail.
More 
Use the buttons below to get details on the Hebrew word and view related Bible verses that use the same root word.
Only אַ֣ךְ A particle of affirmation, surely; hence (by limitation) only Only
rebel תִּמְרֹדוּ֒ To rebel rebel
not אַל Not (the qualified negation, used as a deprecative); once (Job 24:25) as a noun, nothing not
ye against the Lord, בַּֽיהוָה֮ (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God against Lord
neither אַל Not (the qualified negation, used as a deprecative); once (Job 24:25) as a noun, nothing neither
fear תִּֽירְאוּ֙ To fear; morally to revere; causatively to frighten fear
ye וְאַתֶּ֗ם Thou and thee, or (plural) ye and you ye
the people עַ֣ם A people (as a congregated unit); specifically, a tribe (as those of Israel); hence (collectively) troops or attendants; figuratively, a flock people
of the land; הָאָ֔רֶץ The earth (at large, or partitively a land) land
for כִּ֥י (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjunction or adverb (as below); often largely modified by other particles annexed for
they הֵ֑ם They (only used when emphatic) they
are (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
bread לַחְמֵ֖נוּ Food (for man or beast), especially bread, or grain (for making it) bread
for us: their defence צִלָּ֧ם Shade, whether literal or figurative defence
is departed סָ֣ר To turn off (literally or figuratively) departed
from מֵֽעֲלֵיהֶ֛ם Above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications from
them, and the Lord וַֽיהוָ֥ה (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
is (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
with אִתָּ֖נוּ Properly, nearness (used only as a preposition or an adverb), near; hence, generally, with, by, at, among, etc with
us: fear תִּֽירָאֻֽם׃ To fear; morally to revere; causatively to frighten fear
them not. אַל Not (the qualified negation, used as a deprecative); once (Job 24:25) as a noun, nothing not

Verse Context

See Numbers 14:9 with its adjacent verses in bold below. Follow either of the two large buttons below to see these verses in their broader context of the King James Bible or a Bible concordance.

Very High
Verse Search Popularity Levels What do people search for?

Use the scale on the left to tell how often the verses below are googled compared to each other.

High
Medium
Low
Very Low
  • 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.

  • 10  But all the congregation bade stone them with stones. And the glory of the Lord appeared in the tabernacle of the congregation before all the children of Israel.

  • 11  And the Lord said unto Moses, How long will this people provoke me? and how long will it be ere they believe me, for all the signs which I have shewed among them?




Sources:

The King James Bible (1611) and Strong's Concordance (1890) with Hebrew and Greek dictionaries are sourced from the BibleForgeDB database (https://github.com/bibleforge) within the BibleForge project (http://bibleforge.com). Popularity rankings are based on search volume data from the Google AdWords Keyword Planner tool.


Share This Page:


Popular Bible Topics What does the Bible say about...?

Most Searched Bible Verses
Translations, Meanings, Complete Red Letter Bible
Words of God in dark red
Words of Jesus in light red