Numbers 14:28

28 Say unto them, As truly as I live, saith the LORD, as ye have spoken in mine ears, so will I do to you:

Numbers 14:28 Meaning and Commentary

Numbers 14:28

Say unto them, [as truly as] I live, saith the Lord
The form of an oath, as in ( Numbers 14:21 ) ;

as ye have spoken in mine ears, so will I do to you;
what they had wished for, and expressed in the hearing of the Lord, he threatens them should be their case.

Numbers 14:28 In-Context

26 And the LORD spake unto Moses and unto Aaron, saying,
27 How long shall I bear with this evil congregation, which murmur against me? I have heard the murmurings of the children of Israel, which they murmur against me.
28 Say unto them, As truly as I live, saith the LORD, as ye have spoken in mine ears, so will I do to you:
29 Your carcases shall fall in this wilderness; and all that were numbered of you, according to your whole number, from twenty years old and upward, which have murmured against me,
30 Doubtless ye shall not come into the land, concerning which I sware to make you dwell therein, save Caleb the son of Jephunneh, and Joshua the son of Nun.