Deuteronomy 1:24

24 They left and went up into the hill country, and came to the Valley of Eshkol and explored it.

Deuteronomy 1:24 in Other Translations

KJV
24 And they turned and went up into the mountain, and came unto the valley of Eshcol, and searched it out.
ESV
24 And they turned and went up into the hill country, and came to the Valley of Eshcol and spied it out.
NLT
24 They headed for the hill country and came to the valley of Eshcol and explored it.
MSG
24 They set out, climbing through the hills. They came to the Eshcol Valley and looked it over.
CSB
24 They left and went up into the hill country and came to the Valley of Eshcol, scouting the land.

Deuteronomy 1:24 Meaning and Commentary

Deuteronomy 1:24

And they turned and went up into the mountain
As they were ordered and directed by Moses, ( Numbers 13:17 )

and came unto the valley of Eshcol;
so called from the cluster of grapes they cut down there, as they returned:

and searched it out;
the whole land, and so were capable of giving a particular account of it.

Deuteronomy 1:24 In-Context

22 Then all of you came to me and said, “Let us send men ahead to spy out the land for us and bring back a report about the route we are to take and the towns we will come to.”
23 The idea seemed good to me; so I selected twelve of you, one man from each tribe.
24 They left and went up into the hill country, and came to the Valley of Eshkol and explored it.
25 Taking with them some of the fruit of the land, they brought it down to us and reported, “It is a good land that the LORD our God is giving us.”
26 But you were unwilling to go up; you rebelled against the command of the LORD your God.

Cross References 1

  • 1. Numbers 13:21-25; S Numbers 32:9