Numbers 11:1; Numbers 13:19; Numbers 14:27; Numbers 14:35; Numbers 20:5; Numbers 24:13; Numbers 32:13
Now the people became like those who complain of adversity in the hearing of the LORD ; and when the LORD heard it, His anger was kindled, and the fire of the LORD burned among them and consumed some of the outskirts of the camp.
"How is the land in which they live, is it good or bad? And how are the cities in which they live, are they like open camps or with fortifications?
"How long shall I bear with this evil congregation who are grumbling against Me? I have heard the complaints of the sons of Israel, which they are making against Me.
'I, the LORD , have spoken, surely this I will do to all this evil congregation who are gathered together against Me. In this wilderness they shall be destroyed, and there they will die.' "
"Why have you made us come up from Egypt, to bring us in to this wretched place? It is not a place of grain or figs or vines or pomegranates, nor is there water to drink."
'Though Balak were to give me his house full of silver and gold, I could not do anything contrary to the command of the LORD , either good or bad, of my own accord. What the LORD speaks, that I will speak '?
"So the LORD'S anger burned against Israel, and He made them wander in the wilderness forty years, until the entire generation of those who had done evil in the sight of the LORD was destroyed.