Numbers 13:25

25 At the end of forty days they returned from exploring the land.

Read Numbers 13:25 Using Other Translations

And they returned from searching of the land after forty days.
At the end of forty days they returned from spying out the land.
After exploring the land for forty days, the men returned

What does Numbers 13:25 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Numbers 13:25

And they returned from searching the land after forty days.
] The Targum of Jonathan adds, on the eighth day of the month Ab, which answers to part of July and part of August; so that this must be towards the latter end of July: some Jewish writers F11 say it was the ninth of Ab; hence the tradition, that it was decreed on the ninth of Ab concerning their fathers, that they should not enter into the land {l}.


FOOTNOTES:

F11 Seder Olam Rabba, c. 8. p. 24.
F12 Misn. Taanith, c. 4. sect. 7.
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