The LORDspoke to Moses and Aaron, saying,
27"Howlong shall I bear with thisevilcongregationwho are 1grumblingagainst Me? I have heard the complaints of the sons of Israel, which they are amakingagainst Me.
28"Say to them, '2As I live,' says the LORD, 'just as 3you have spoken in My hearing, so I will surely do to you;
294your corpses will fall in thiswilderness, even all5your bnumbered men, according to your completenumber from twentyyearsold and upward, who have grumbledagainst Me.
30'Surely you shall not come into the land in which I cswore to settle you, 6exceptCaleb the son of Jephunneh and Joshua the son of Nun.
'7Your children, however, whom you said would become a prey -I will bring them in, and they will know the landwhich you have rejected.
'8But as for you, your corpses will fall in thiswilderness.
'Your sons shall be shepherds for 9fortyyears in the wilderness, and they will dsuffer for your eunfaithfulness, until your corpsesflie in the wilderness.
'According to the 10number of dayswhich you spied out the land, fortydays, for everyday you shall bear your gguilt a year, even fortyyears, and you will know My opposition.