Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
where your fathers challenged me, tested me, and saw my works forty years.
And all the sons of Israel murmured against Moses and against Aaron. And the whole congregation said to them, Would that we had died in the land of Egypt, or would that we had died in this wilderness!
For LORD had said of them, They shall surely die in the wilderness. And there was not a man of them left, except Caleb the son of Jephunneh, and Joshua the son of Nun.
Yet they went on to still sin against him, to rebel against the Most High in the desert.
But my servant Caleb, because he had another spirit with him, and has followed me fully, him will I bring into the land into which he went, and his seed shall possess it.
except Caleb the son of Jephunneh. He shall see it, and I will give to him the land that he has trodden upon, and to his sons, because he has wholly followed LORD.
I was forty years old when Moses the servant of LORD sent me from Kadesh-barnea to spy out the land, and I brought him word again as it was in my heart.
But what does the divine response say to him? I have reserved for myself seven thousand men who have not bowed a knee to Baal.