Numbers 21:1

Overview - Numbers 21
Israel destroys the Canaanites at Hormah.
The people murmuring are plagued with fiery serpents.
They repenting are healed by a brazen serpent.
10 Sundry journeys of the Israelites.
21 Sihon is overcome,
33 and Og.
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Numbers 21:1  (King James Version)
And when king Arad the Canaanite, which dwelt in the south, heard tell that Israel came by the way of the spies; then he fought against Israel, and took some of them prisoners.

33:40 Joshua 12:14 ; Judges 1:16

the way of the spies
Dr. Kennicott remarks, that the word {atharim,} rendered spies in our version, is in the Greek a proper name ([Atharein,] Atharim).
Numbers 13:21 Numbers 13:22 14:45

Deuteronomy 2:32 ; Joshua 7:5 ; Joshua 11:19 Joshua 11:20 Psalms 44:3 Psalms 44:4