Numbers 13:1-9 NIV

Exploring Canaan

1 The LORD said to Moses,

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      2 "Send some men to explore1 the land of Canaan,2 which I am giving to the Israelites.3 From each ancestral tribe4 send one of its leaders."

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      3 So at the LORD's command Moses sent them out from the Desert of Paran. All of them were leaders of the Israelites.5

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      4 These are their names: from the tribe of Reuben, Shammua son of Zaccur;
      5 from the tribe of Simeon, Shaphat son of Hori;
      6 from the tribe of Judah, Caleb son of Jephunneh;6

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      7 from the tribe of Issachar, Igal son of Joseph;
      8 from the tribe of Ephraim, Hoshea son of Nun;7

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      9 from the tribe of Benjamin, Palti son of Raphu;