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Numbers 13:1-6 MSG/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 God spoke to Moses: 1 The LORD said to Moses,
2 "Send men to scout out the country of Canaan that I am giving to the People of Israel. Send one man from each ancestral tribe, each one a tried-and-true leader in the tribe." 2 "Send some men to explore the land of Canaan, which I am giving to the Israelites. From each ancestral tribe send one of its leaders."
3 So Moses sent them off from the Wilderness of Paran at the command of God. All of them were leaders in Israel, one from each tribe. 3 So at the LORD's command Moses sent them out from the Desert of Paran. All of them were leaders of the Israelites.
4 These were their names: from Reuben: Shammua son of Zaccur 4 These are their names: from the tribe of Reuben, Shammua son of Zaccur;
5 from Simeon: Shaphat son of Hori 5 from the tribe of Simeon, Shaphat son of Hori;
6 from Judah: Caleb son of Jephunneh 6 from the tribe of Judah, Caleb son of Jephunneh;