Except Caleb the son of Jephunneh, he shall see it, and to him will I give the land that he hath trodden upon, and to his children, because he hath wholly followed Jehovah.
Also Jehovah was angry with me on your account, saying, Thou also shalt not go in thither.
Joshua the son of Nun, who standeth before thee, he shall go in thither: strengthen him, for he shall cause Israel to inherit it.
And your little ones, of whom ye said, They shall be a prey, and your children, who this day know neither good nor evil, they shall go in thither, and unto them will I give it, and they shall possess it.
But ye, turn, and take your journey into the wilderness by the way of the Red sea.
-- And ye answered and said unto me, We have sinned against Jehovah, we will go up and fight, according to all that Jehovah our God hath commanded us. And ye girded on every man his weapons of war, and ye would go presumptuously up the hill.
And Jehovah said to me, Say unto them, Go not up, neither fight; for I am not among you; lest ye be smitten before your enemies.
And I spoke unto you, but ye would not hear, and ye rebelled against the word of Jehovah, and acted presumptuously, and went up the hill. a44
And the Amorite that dwelt on that hill b came out against you, and chased you, like as bees do, and cut you in pieces in Seir, as far as Hormah. c45
And ye returned and wept before Jehovah, but Jehovah would not listen to your voice, nor give ear unto you.
And ye abode in Kadesh many days, according unto the days that ye abode [there].