13:1 And Jehovah spake unto Moses, saying,
13:1 Then the LORD spoke to Moses saying,

13:2 Send thou men, that they may spy out the land of Canaan, which I give unto the children of Israel: of every tribe of their fathers shall ye send a man, every one a prince among them.
13:2 "Send out for yourself men so that they may spy out the land of Canaan, which I am going to give to the sons of Israel; you shall send a man from each of their fathers' tribes, every one a leader among them."

13:3 And Moses sent them from the wilderness of Paran according to the commandment of Jehovah: all of them men who were heads of the children of Israel.
13:3 So Moses sent them from the wilderness of Paran at the command of the LORD, all of them men who were heads of the sons of Israel.

13:4 And these were their names: Of the tribe of Reuben, Shammua the son of Zaccur.
13:4 These then [were] their names: from the tribe of Reuben, Shammua the son of Zaccur;

13:5 Of the tribe of Simeon, Shaphat the son of Hori.
13:5 from the tribe of Simeon, Shaphat the son of Hori;

13:6 Of the tribe of Judah, Caleb the son of Jephunneh.
13:6 from the tribe of Judah, Caleb the son of Jephunneh;

13:7 Of the tribe of Issachar, Igal the son of Joseph.
13:7 from the tribe of Issachar, Igal the son of Joseph;

13:8 Of the tribe of Ephraim, Hoshea the son of Nun.
13:8 from the tribe of Ephraim, Hoshea the son of Nun;

13:9 Of the tribe of Benjamin, Palti the son of Raphu.
13:9 from the tribe of Benjamin, Palti the son of Raphu;

13:10 Of the tribe of Zebulun, Gaddiel the son of Sodi.
13:10 from the tribe of Zebulun, Gaddiel the son of Sodi;

13:11 Of the tribe of Joseph, (namely), of the tribe of Manasseh, Gaddi the son of Susi.
13:11 from the tribe of Joseph, from the tribe of Manasseh, Gaddi the son of Susi;

13:12 Of the tribe of Dan, Ammiel the son of Gemalli.
13:12 from the tribe of Dan, Ammiel the son of Gemalli;

13:13 Of the tribe of Asher, Sethur the son of Michael.
13:13 from the tribe of Asher, Sethur the son of Michael;

13:14 Of the tribe of Naphtali, Nahbi the son of Vophsi.
13:14 from the tribe of Naphtali, Nahbi the son of Vophsi;

13:15 Of the tribe of Gad, Geuel the son of Machi.
13:15 from the tribe of Gad, Geuel the son of Machi.

13:16 These are the names of the men that Moses sent to spy out the land. And Moses called Hoshea the son of Nun Joshua.
13:16 These are the names of the men whom Moses sent to spy out the land; but Moses called Hoshea the son of Nun, Joshua.

13:17 And Moses sent them to spy out the land of Canaan, and said unto them, Get you up this way by the South, and go up into the hill-country:
13:17 When Moses sent them to spy out the land of Canaan, he said to them, "Go up there into the Negev; then go up into the hill country.

13:18 and see the land, what it is; and the people that dwell therein, whether they are strong or weak, whether they are few or many;
13:18 "And see what the land is like, and whether the people who live in it are strong [or] weak, whether they are few or many.

13:19 and what the land is that they dwell in, whether it is good or bad; and what cities they are that they dwell in, whether in camps, or in strongholds;
13:19 "And how is the land in which they live, is it good or bad? And how are the cities in which they live, are [they] like [open] camps or with fortifications?

13:20 and what the land is, whether it is fat or lean, whether there is wood therein, or not. And be ye of good courage, and bring of the fruit of the land. Now the time was the time of the first-ripe grapes.
13:20 "And how is the land, is it fat or lean? Are there trees in it or not? Make an effort then to get some of the fruit of the land." Now the time was the time of the first ripe grapes.

13:21 So they went up, and spied out the land from the wilderness of Zin unto Rehob, to the entrance of Hamath.
13:21 So they went up and spied out the land from the wilderness of Zin as far as Rehob, at Lebo-hamath.

13:22 And they went up by the South, and came unto Hebron; and Ahaiman, Sheshai, and Talmai, the children of Anak, were there. (Now Hebron was built seven years before Zoan in Egypt.)
13:22 When they had gone up into the Negev, they came to Hebron where Ahiman, Sheshai and Talmai, the descendants of Anak were. (Now Hebron was built seven years before Zoan in Egypt.)

13:23 And they came unto the valley of Eshcol, and cut down from thence a branch with one cluster of grapes, and they bare it upon a staff between two; (they brought) also of the pomegranates, and of the figs.
13:23 Then they came to the valley of Eshcol and from there cut down a branch with a single cluster of grapes; and they carried it on a pole between two [men,] with some of the pomegranates and the figs.

13:24 That place was called the valley of Eshcol, because of the cluster which the children of Israel cut down from thence.
13:24 That place was called the valley of Eshcol, because of the cluster which the sons of Israel cut down from there.

13:25 And they returned from spying out the land at the end of forty days.
13:25 When they returned from spying out the land, at the end of forty days,

13:26 And they went and came to Moses, and to Aaron, and to all the congregation of the children of Israel, unto the wilderness of Paran, to Kadesh; and brought back word unto them, and unto all the congregation, and showed them the fruit of the land.
13:26 they proceeded to come to Moses and Aaron and to all the congregation of the sons of Israel in the wilderness of Paran, at Kadesh; and they brought back word to them and to all the congregation and showed them the fruit of the land.

13:27 And they told him, and said, We came unto the land whither thou sentest us; and surely it floweth with milk and honey; and this is the fruit of it.
13:27 Thus they told him, and said, "We went in to the land where you sent us; and it certainly does flow with milk and honey, and this is its fruit.

13:28 Howbeit the people that dwell in the land are strong, and the cities are fortified, (and) very great: and moreover we saw the children of Anak there.
13:28 "Nevertheless, the people who live in the land are strong, and the cities are fortified [and] very large; and moreover, we saw the descendants of Anak there.

13:29 Amalek dwelleth in the land of the South: and the Hittite, and the Jebusite, and the Amorite, dwell in the hill-country; and the Canaanite dwelleth by the sea, and along by the side of the Jordan.
13:29 "Amalek is living in the land of the Negev and the Hittites and the Jebusites and the Amorites are living in the hill country, and the Canaanites are living by the sea and by the side of the Jordan."

13:30 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.
13:30 Then Caleb quieted the people before Moses, and said, "We should by all means go up and take possession of it, for we shall surely overcome it."

13:31 But the men that went up with him said, We are not able to go up against the people; for they are stronger than we.
13:31 But the men who had gone up with him said, "We are not able to go up against the people, for they are too strong for us."

13:32 And they brought up an evil report of the land which they had spied out unto the children of Israel, saying, The land, through which we have gone to spy it out, is a land that eateth up the inhabitants thereof; and all the people that we saw in it are men of great stature.
13:32 So they gave out to the sons of Israel a bad report of the land which they had spied out, saying, "The land through which we have gone, in spying it out, is a land that devours its inhabitants; and all the people whom we saw in it are men of [great] size.

13:33 And there we saw the Nephilim, the sons of Anak, who come of the Nephilim: and we were in our own sight as grasshoppers, and so we were in their sight.
13:33 "There also we saw the Nephilim (the sons of Anak are part of the Nephilim); and we became like grasshoppers in our own sight, and so we were in their sight."