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After the number of the days in which ye searched the land, even forty days, each day for a year, shall ye bear your iniquities, even forty years, and ye shall know my breach of promise.

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Bible References


Numbers 13:25
And they returned from spying out the land at the end of forty days.
2 Chronicles 36:21
to fulfill the word of LORD by the mouth of Jeremiah, until the land had enjoyed its Sabbaths; as long as it lay desolate it kept Sabbath, to fulfill seventy years.

The number

Psalm 95:10
Forty years long I was grieved with [that] generation, and said, It is a people that do err in their heart, and they have not known my ways.
Ezekiel 4:6
And again, when thou have accomplished these, thou shall lay on thy right side, and shall bear the iniquity of the house of Judah forty days, each day for a year. I have appointed it to thee.
Daniel 9:24
Seventy weeks are decreed upon thy people and upon thy holy city, to finish transgression, and to make an end of sins, and to make reconciliation for iniquity, and to bring in everlasting righteousness, and to seal up vision and pr
Revelation 11:3
And I will give to my two witnesses, and they will prophesy a thousand two hundred and sixty days clothed in sackcloth.

Shall ye bear

Numbers 18:23
But the Levites shall do the service of the tent of meeting, and they shall bear their iniquity. It shall be a statute forever throughout your generations. And among the sons of Israel they shall have no inheritance.
Leviticus 20:19
And thou shall not uncover the nakedness of thy mother's sister, nor of thy father's sister, for he has made naked his near kin. They shall bear their iniquity.
Psalm 38:4
For my iniquities have gone over my head. As a heavy burden they are too heavy for me.
Ezekiel 14:10
And they shall bear their iniquity. The iniquity of the prophet shall be even as the iniquity of him who seeks [him],

Ye shall

1 Kings 8:56
Blessed be LORD, who has given rest to his people Israel according to all that he promised. There has not failed one word of all his good promise, which he promised by Moses his servant.
Psalm 77:8
Has his loving kindness entirely gone forever? Does his promise fail for evermore?
Psalm 105:42
For he remembered his holy word, [and] Abraham his servant.
Jeremiah 18:9
And at that instant I shall speak concerning a nation, and concerning a kingdom, to build and to plant it,
Lamentations 3:31
For LORD will not cast off forever.
Hebrews 4:1
Let us be afraid therefore, lest, a promise being left behind to enter into his rest, any of you should seem to have come short.

Breach of promise

Deuteronomy 31:16
And LORD said to Moses, Behold, thou shall sleep with thy fathers. And this people will rise up, and play the harlot after the strange gods of the land where they go to be among them, and will forsake me, and break my covenant whic
1 Samuel 2:30
Therefore LORD, the God of Israel, says, I said indeed that thy house, and the house of thy father, should walk before me forever, but now LORD says, Be it far from me, for those who honor me I will honor, and those who despise me
Zechariah 11:10
And I took my staff Beauty, and cut it apart, that I might break my covenant which I had made with all the peoples.

General references

Deuteronomy 1:46
So ye abode in Kadesh many days, according to the days that ye abode [there].