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Numbers 14:5-15 (Lexham English Bible)

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5 Then Moses and Aaron fell on their faces {before}a the assembly of the community of the {Israelites}.b 6 Joshua son of Nun and Caleb son of Jephunneh, from the explorers [of] the land, tore their garments. 7 And they said to all the community of the {Israelites},c "The land that we went through to explore [is] an {exceptionally good land}.d 8 If Yahweh delights in us, then he will bring us into this land, and he will give it to us, a land that [is] flowing [with] milk and honey. 9 Only do not rebel against Yahweh, and you will not fear the people of the land, because they will be our food. {Their protection}e has been turned from them; Yahweh [is] with us. You should not fear them." 10 And all the community said to stone them with stones, but the glory of Yahweh appeared in the tent of assembly among the {Israelites}.f 11 And Yahweh said to Moses, "How long until this people will despise me, and how long until they will not believe in me, [and] in all the signs that I have done in theirg midst? 12 I will strike themh with disease, and I will dispossess them;i I will make you into a greater and stronger nation than them."j 13 And Moses said to Yahweh, "Then the Egyptians will hear that you brought up this people from theirk midst in your power, 14 and they will {tell it}l to the inhabitants of this land. They heard that you, Yahweh, [are] in the midst of this people, that you are seen eye to eye, and your cloud [is] standing over them, and in a column of cloud you go before them by day and in a column of fire [at] night. 15 But if you destroy this people {all at once},m the nations that will have heard your message will say,
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