Numbers 14:29-39 NIV

29 In this desert your bodies will fall1--every one of you twenty years old or more2 who was counted in the census3 and who has grumbled against me.

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30 Not one of you will enter the land4 I swore with uplifted hand5 to make your home, except Caleb son of Jephunneh6 and Joshua son of Nun.7

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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.8

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32 But you--your bodies will fall9 in this desert.

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      33 Your children will be shepherds here for forty years,10 suffering for your unfaithfulness, until the last of your bodies lies in the desert.

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      34 For forty years11--one year for each of the forty days you explored the land12--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 things13 to this whole wicked community, which has banded together against me. They will meet their end in this desert; here they will die.14"

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              36 So the men Moses had sent15 to explore the land, who returned and made the whole community grumble16 against him by spreading a bad report17 about it--

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              37 these men responsible for spreading the bad report18 about the land were struck down and died of a plague19 before the LORD.

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              38 Of the men who went to explore the land,20 only Joshua son of Nun and Caleb son of Jephunneh survived.21

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                  39 When Moses reported this22 to all the Israelites, they mourned23 bitterly.

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