Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Send thou men, that they may search the land of Canaan, which I give unto the children of Israel: of every tribe of their fathers shall ye send a man, every one a ruler among them.
This is what your fathers did when I sent them from Kadesh-barnea to see the land.
Then all of you approached me and said, ‘Let us send men before us, that they may search out the land for us, and bring back to us word of the way by which we should go up and the cities which we shall enter.’
With you, moreover, there shall be a man of each tribe,
each one head of his father’s household.
You shall take one leader of every tribe to apportion the land for inheritance.
The Lord therefore said to Moses, “Gather for Me
seventy men from the elders of Israel, whom you know to be the elders of the people and their officers and bring them to the tent of meeting, and let them take their stand there with you.
able men out of all Israel and made them heads over the people, leaders of thousands, of hundreds, of fifties and of tens.
So I took the heads of your tribes, wise and experienced men, and
appointed them heads over you, leaders of thousands and of hundreds, of fifties and of tens, and officers for your tribes.