But Joshua the son of Nun, and Caleb the son of Jephunneh, which were of the menthatwent to search the land,lived still.
And Mosestold these sayings unto all the children of Israel: and the peoplemournedgreatly.40
And they rose up early in the morning, and gat them up into the top of the mountain,saying , Lo, we be here, and will go up unto the place which the LORD hath promised : for we have sinned .
And Mosessaid , Wherefore now do ye transgress the commandment of the LORD? but it shall not prosper .
Go not up , for the LORD is not among you; that ye be not smittenbefore your enemies .
For the Amalekites and the Canaanites are there before you, and ye shall fall by the sword: because ye are turnedaway from the LORD, therefore the LORD will not be with you.
But they presumed to go up unto the hilltop: nevertheless the ark of the covenant of the LORD, and Moses,departed not out of the camp.45
Then the Amalekites came down , and the Canaanites which dwelt in that hill, and smote them, and discomfited them, even unto Hormah.