Numbers 14:20-35 NIV

20 The LORD replied, “I have forgiven them, as you asked.

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21 Nevertheless, as surely as I live and as surely as the glory of the LORD fills the whole earth,

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22 not one of those who saw my glory and the signs I performed in Egypt and in the wilderness but who disobeyed me and tested me ten times—

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23 not one of them will ever see the land I promised on oath to their ancestors. No one who has treated me with contempt will ever see it.

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      24 But because my servant Caleb has a different spirit and follows me wholeheartedly, I will bring him into the land he went to, and his descendants will inherit it.

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      25 Since the Amalekites and the Canaanites are living in the valleys, turn back tomorrow and set out toward the desert along the route to the Red Sea.a

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        • z 14:25 - Or "the Sea of Reeds"
          26 The LORD said to Moses and Aaron:
          27 “How long will this wicked community grumble against me? I have heard the complaints of these grumbling Israelites.

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          28 So tell them, ‘As surely as I live, declares the LORD, I will do to you the very thing I heard you say:

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              29 In this wilderness your bodies will fall—every one of you twenty years old or more who was counted in the census and who has grumbled against me.

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              30 Not one of you will enter the land I swore with uplifted hand to make your home, except Caleb son of Jephunneh and Joshua son of Nun.

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              31 As for your children that you said would be taken as plunder, I will bring them in to enjoy the land you have rejected.

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              32 But as for you, your bodies will fall in this wilderness.

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                  33 Your children will be shepherds here for forty years, suffering for your unfaithfulness, until the last of your bodies lies in the wilderness.

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                  34 For forty years—one year for each of the forty days you explored the land—you will suffer for your sins and know what it is like to have me against you.’

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                      35 I, the LORD, have spoken, and I will surely do these things to this whole wicked community, which has banded together against me. They will meet their end in this wilderness; here they will die.”

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