Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Then they despised the pleasant land;
They did not believe in His word,

King James Version

Yea, they despised the pleasant land, they believed not his word:

Holman Bible

They despised the pleasant land
and did not believe His promise.

International Standard Version

They rejected the desirable land, and they didn't trust his promise.

A Conservative Version

Yea, they despised the pleasant land. They did not believe his word,

American Standard Version

Yea, they despised the pleasant land, They believed not his word,

Amplified


Then they despised the pleasant land [of Canaan];
They did not believe in His word nor rely on it,

Bible in Basic English

They were disgusted with the good land; they had no belief in his word;

Darby Translation

And they despised the pleasant land; they believed not his word,

Julia Smith Translation

And they will despise in the land of desire; they trusted not to his word:

King James 2000

Yea, they despised the pleasant land, they believed not his word:

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then they refused the desirable land; they did not believe his word,

Modern King James verseion

And they despised the pleasant land; they did not believe His Word,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Yea, they thought scorn of that pleasant land, and gave no credence unto his word,

NET Bible

They rejected the fruitful land; they did not believe his promise.

New Heart English Bible

Yes, they despised the pleasant land. They did not believe his word,

The Emphasized Bible

And they refused the delightful land, They believed not his word;

Webster

Yes, they despised the pleasant land, they believed not his word:

World English Bible

Yes, they despised the pleasant land. They didn't believe his word,

Youngs Literal Translation

And they kick against the desirable land, They have not given credence to His word.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מאס 
Ma'ac 
Usage: 76

the pleasant
חמדּה 
Chemdah 
Usage: 16

ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

References

Fausets

Watsons

Context Readings

Praise To Yahweh For His Faithfulness In Israel's History

23 Therefore He said that He would destroy them,
Had not Moses His chosen one stood in the breach before Him,
To turn away His wrath from destroying them.
24 Then they despised the pleasant land;
They did not believe in His word,
25 But grumbled in their tents;
They did not listen to the voice of the Lord.


Cross References

Numbers 14:31

Your children, however, whom you said would become a prey—I will bring them in, and they will know the land which you have rejected.

Deuteronomy 1:32

But for all this, you did not trust the Lord your God,

Ezekiel 20:6

on that day I swore to them, to bring them out from the land of Egypt into a land that I had selected for them, flowing with milk and honey, which is the glory of all lands.

Jeremiah 3:19

“Then I said,
‘How I would set you among My sons
And give you a pleasant land,
The most beautiful inheritance of the nations!’
And I said, ‘You shall call Me, My Father,
And not turn away from following Me.’

Hebrews 3:18-19

And to whom did He swear that they would not enter His rest, but to those who were disobedient?

Genesis 25:34

Then Jacob gave Esau bread and lentil stew; and he ate and drank, and rose and went on his way. Thus Esau despised his birthright.

Numbers 13:32

So they gave out to the sons of Israel a bad report of the land which they had spied out, saying, “The land through which we have gone, in spying it out, is a land that devours its inhabitants; and all the people whom we saw in it are men of great size.

Numbers 14:11

The Lord said to Moses, “How long will this people spurn Me? And how long will they not believe in Me, despite all the signs which I have performed in their midst?

Deuteronomy 8:7-9

For the Lord your God is bringing you into a good land, a land of brooks of water, of fountains and springs, flowing forth in valleys and hills;

Deuteronomy 9:23

When the Lord sent you from Kadesh-barnea, saying, ‘Go up and possess the land which I have given you,’ then you rebelled against the command of the Lord your God; you neither believed Him nor listened to His voice.

Deuteronomy 11:11-12

But the land into which you are about to cross to possess it, a land of hills and valleys, drinks water from the rain of heaven,

Matthew 22:5

But they paid no attention and went their way, one to his own farm, another to his business,

Hebrews 3:12

Take care, brethren, that there not be in any one of you an evil, unbelieving heart that falls away from the living God.

Hebrews 4:2

For indeed we have had good news preached to us, just as they also; but the word they heard did not profit them, because it was not united by faith in those who heard.

Hebrews 4:6

Therefore, since it remains for some to enter it, and those who formerly had good news preached to them failed to enter because of disobedience,

Hebrews 4:14

Therefore, since we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast our confession.

Hebrews 12:16

that there be no immoral or godless person like Esau, who sold his own birthright for a single meal.

Jude 1:5

Now I desire to remind you, though you know all things once for all, that the Lord, after saving a people out of the land of Egypt, subsequently destroyed those who did not believe.

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