But the people who live there are powerful, and the cities are fortified and very large.1 We even saw descendants of Anak2 there.329
The Amalekites4 live in the Negev; the Hittites,5 Jebusites6 and Amorites7 live in the hill country;8 and the Canaanites9 live near the sea and along the Jordan.10"
Then Caleb11 silenced the people before Moses and said, "We should go up and take possession of the land, for we can certainly do it."
But the men who had gone up with him said, "We can't attack those people; they are stronger than we are."1232
And they spread among the Israelites a bad report13 about the land they had explored. They said, "The land we explored devours14 those living in it. All the people we saw there are of great size.1533
We saw the Nephilim16 there (the descendants of Anak17 come from the Nephilim). We seemed like grasshoppers18 in our own eyes, and we looked the same to them."