14:1 And all the congregation lifted up their voice, and cried; and the people wept that night.
14:1 And all the congregation lifted up their voice, and cried; and the people wept that night.

14:2 And all the children of Israel murmured against Moses and against Aaron: and the whole congregation said to them, O that we had died in the land of Egypt! or O that we had died in this wilderness!
14:2 And all the children of Israel murmured against Moses and against Aaron: and the whole congregation said to them, O that we had died in the land of Egypt! or if only we had died in this wilderness!

14:3 And why hath the LORD brought us to this land, to fall by the sword, that our wives and our children should be a prey? were it not better for us to return into Egypt?
14:3 And why hath the LORD brought us to this land, to fall by the sword, that our wives and our children should be a prey? were it not better for us to return into Egypt?

14:4 And they said one to another, Let us make a captain, and let us return into Egypt.
14:4 And they said one to another, Let us make a captain, and let us return into Egypt.

14:5 Then Moses and Aaron fell on their faces before all the assembly of the congregation of the children of Israel.
14:5 Then Moses and Aaron fell on their faces before all the assembly of the congregation of the children of Israel.

14:6 And Joshua the son of Nun, and Caleb the son of Jephunneh, {who were} of them that searched the land, rent their clothes:
14:6 And Joshua the son of Nun, and Caleb the son of Jephunneh, {who were} of them that searched the land, tore their clothes:

14:7 And they spoke to all the company of the children of Israel, saying, The land, which we passed through to search it, {is} an exceeding good land.
14:7 And they spoke to all the company of the children of Israel, saying, The land, which we passed through to search it, {is} an exceeding good land.

14:8 If the LORD delighteth in us, then he will bring us into this land, and give it to us; a land which floweth with milk and honey.
14:8 If the LORD delighteth in us, then he will bring us into this land, and give it to us; a land which floweth with milk and honey.

14:9 Only rebel not ye against the LORD, neither fear ye the people of the land; for they {are} bread for us: their defense has departed from them, and the LORD {is} with us: fear them not.
14:9 Only rebel not ye against the LORD, neither fear ye the people of the land; for they {are} bread for us: their defence hast departed from them, and the LORD {is} with us: fear them not.

14:10 But all the congregation required to stone them with stones: and the glory of the LORD appeared in the tabernacle of the congregation before all the children of Israel.
14:10 But all the congregation said to stone them with stones. And the glory of the LORD appeared in the tabernacle of the congregation before all the children of Israel.

14:11 And the LORD said to 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 shown among them?
14:11 And the LORD said to Moses, How long will this people provoke me? and how long will it be before they believe me, for all the signs which I have shown among them?

14:12 I will smite them with the pestilence, and disinherit them, and will make of thee a greater nation and mightier than they.
14:12 I will smite them with the pestilence, and disinherit them, and will make of thee a greater nation and mightier than they.

14:13 And Moses said to the LORD, Then the Egyptians will hear {it}, (for thou broughtest up this people in thy might from among them;)
14:13 And Moses said to the LORD, Then the Egyptians shall hear {it}, (for thou broughtest up this people in thy might from among them;)

14:14 And they will tell {it} to the inhabitants of this land: {for} they have heard that thou LORD {art} among this people, that thou LORD art seen face to face, and {that} thy cloud standeth over them, and {that} thou goest before them, by day-time in a pillar of a cloud, and in a pillar of fire by night.
14:14 And they will tell {it} to the inhabitants of this land: {for} they have heard that thou LORD {art} among this people, that thou LORD art seen face to face, and {that} thy cloud standeth over them, and {that} thou goest before them, by day time in a pillar of a cloud, and in a pillar of fire by night.

14:15 Now {if} thou shalt kill {all} this people as one man, then the nations which have heard the fame of thee will speak, saying,
14:15 Now {if} thou shalt kill {all} this people as one man, then the nations which have heard the fame of thee will speak, saying,

14:16 Because the LORD was not able to bring this people into the land which he swore to them, therefore he hath slain them in the wilderness.
14:16 Because the LORD was not able to bring this people into the land which he swore to them, therefore he hath slain them in the wilderness.

14:17 And now, I beseech thee, let the power of my LORD be great, according as thou hast spoken, saying,
14:17 And now, I beseech thee, let the power of my LORD be great, according as thou hast spoken, saying,

14:18 The LORD {is} long-suffering, and of great mercy, forgiving iniquity and transgression, and by no means clearing {the guilty}, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children to the third and fourth {generation}.
14:18 The LORD {is} longsuffering, and of great mercy, forgiving iniquity and transgression, and by no means clearing {the guilty}, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children to the third and fourth {generation}.

14:19 Pardon, I beseech thee, the iniquity of this people according to the greatness of thy mercy, and as thou hast forgiven this people, from Egypt, even until now.
14:19 Pardon, I beseech thee, the iniquity of this people according to the greatness of thy mercy, and as thou hast forgiven this people, from Egypt even until now.

14:20 And the LORD said, I have pardoned according to thy word:
14:20 And the LORD said, I have pardoned according to thy word:

14:21 But {as} truly {as} I live, all the earth shall be filled with the glory of the LORD.
14:21 But {as} truly {as} I live, all the earth shall be filled with the glory of the LORD.

14:22 Because all those men who have seen my glory, and my miracles, which I did in Egypt and in the wilderness, and have tempted me now these ten times, and have not hearkened to my voice;
14:22 Because all those men who have seen my glory, and my miracles, which I did in Egypt and in the wilderness, and have tempted me now these ten times, and have not hearkened to my voice;

14:23 Surely they shall not see the land which I swore to their fathers, neither shall any of them that provoked me see it:
14:23 Surely they shall not see the land which I swore to their fathers, neither shall any of them that provoked me see it:

14:24 But my servant Caleb, because he had another spirit with him, and hath followed me fully, him will I bring into the land into which he went; and his seed shall possess it.
14:24 But my servant Caleb, because he had another spirit with him, and hath followed me fully, him will I bring into the land into which he went; and his seed shall possess it.

14:25 (Now the Amalekites, and the Canaanites dwelt in the valley.) To-morrow turn you, and pass into the wilderness, by the way of the Red sea.
14:25 (Now the Amalekites and the Canaanites dwelt in the valley.) To morrow turn ye, and pass into the wilderness by the way of the Red sea.

14:26 And the LORD spoke to Moses and to Aaron, saying,
14:26 And the LORD spoke to Moses and to Aaron, saying,

14:27 How long {shall I bear with} this evil congregation, which murmur against me? I have heard the murmurings of the children of Israel, which they murmur against me.
14:27 How long {shall I bear with} this evil congregation, which murmur against me? I have heard the murmurings of the children of Israel, which they murmur against me.

14:28 Say to them, {As truly as} I live, saith the LORD, as ye have spoken in my ears, so will I do to you:
14:28 Say to them, {As truly as} I live, saith the LORD, as ye have spoken in my ears, so will I do to you:

14:29 Your carcasses shall fall in this wilderness; and all that were numbered of you, according to your whole number, from twenty years old and upward, who have murmured against me,
14:29 Your dead bodies shall fall in this wilderness; and all that were numbered of you, according to your whole number, from twenty years old and upward, who have murmured against me,

14:30 Doubtless ye shall not come into the land {concerning} which I swore to make you dwell therein, save Caleb the son of Jephunneh, and Joshua the son of Nun.
14:30 Doubtless ye shall not come into the land, {concerning} which I swore to make you dwell in it, except Caleb the son of Jephunneh, and Joshua the son of Nun.

14:31 But your little ones, which ye said should be a prey, them will I bring in, and they shall know the land which ye have despised.
14:31 But your little ones, which ye said should be a prey, them will I bring in, and they shall know the land which ye have despised.

14:32 But {as for} you, your carcasses, they shall fall in this wilderness.
14:32 But {as for} you, your dead bodies, they shall fall in this wilderness.

14:33 And your children shall wander in the wilderness forty years, and bear your lewd deeds, until your carcasses shall be wasted in the wilderness.
14:33 And your children shall wander in the wilderness forty years, and bear your harlotries, until your dead bodies shall be wasted in the wilderness.

14:34 After the number of the days in which ye searched the land, {even} forty days (each day for a year) shall ye bear your iniquities, {even} forty years, and ye shall know my breach of promise.
14:34 After the number of the days in which ye searched the land, {even} forty days, each day for a year, shall ye bear your iniquities, {even} forty years, and ye shall know my breach of promise.

14:35 I the LORD have said, I will surely do it to all this evil congregation, that are gathered against me: in this wilderness, they shall be consumed, and there they shall die.
14:35 I the LORD have said, I will surely do it to all this evil congregation, that are gathered together against me: in this wilderness they shall be consumed, and there they shall die.

14:36 And the men whom Moses sent to search the land, who returned, and made all the congregation to murmur against him, by bringing a slander upon the land,
14:36 And the men, whom Moses sent to search the land, who returned, and made all the congregation to murmur against him, by bringing a slander upon the land,

14:37 Even those men that brought the evil report upon the land, died by the plague before the LORD.
14:37 Even those men that brought the bad report upon the land, died by the plague before the LORD.

14:38 But Joshua the son of Nun, and Caleb the son of Jephunneh, {who were} of the men that went to search the land, lived {still}.
14:38 But Joshua the son of Nun, and Caleb the son of Jephunneh, {who were} of the men that went to search the land, lived {still}.

14:39 And Moses told these sayings to all the children of Israel: and the people mourned greatly.
14:39 And Moses told these sayings to all the children of Israel: and the people mourned greatly.

14:40 And they rose early in the morning, and ascended to the top of the mountain, saying, Lo, we {are here}, and will go up to the place which the LORD hath promised: for we have sinned.
14:40 And they rose early in the morning, and went up to the top of the mountain, saying, Lo, we {are here}, and will go up to the place which the LORD hath promised: for we have sinned.

14:41 And Moses said, Why now do ye transgress the commandment of the LORD? but it shall not prosper.
14:41 And Moses said, Why now do ye transgress the commandment of the LORD? but it shall not prosper.

14:42 Go not up, for the LORD is not among you; that ye be not smitten before your enemies.
14:42 Go not up, for the LORD {is} not among you; that ye be not smitten before your enemies.

14:43 For the Amalekites and the Canaanites {are} there before you, and ye shall fall by the sword: because ye are turned away from the LORD, therefore the LORD will not be with you.
14:43 For the Amalekites and the Canaanites {are} there before you, and ye shall fall by the sword: because ye are turned away from the LORD, therefore the LORD will not be with you.

14:44 But they presumed to go up to the hill-top: nevertheless the ark of the covenant of the LORD, and Moses, departed not out of the camp.
14:44 But they presumed to go up to the hill top: nevertheless the ark of the covenant of the LORD, and Moses, departed not out of the camp.

14:45 Then the Amalekites came down, and the Canaanites which dwelt in that hill, and smote them, and discomfited them, {even} to Hormah.
14:45 Then the Amalekites came down, and the Canaanites who dwelt in that hill, and smote them, and smote them, {even} to Hormah.