Read Numbers 13:3 Using Other Translations
And Moses by the commandment of the LORD sent them from the wilderness of Paran: all those men were heads of the children of Israel.
So Moses sent them from the wilderness of Paran, according to the command of the LORD, all of them men who were heads of the people of Israel.
So Moses did as the LORD commanded him. He sent out twelve men, all tribal leaders of Israel, from their camp in the wilderness of Paran.