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Yea, they despised the pleasant land, they believed not his word:
And Jacob gave Esau bread and pottage of lentils. And he did eat and drink, and rose up, and went his way. So Esau despised his birthright.
And they brought up an evil report of the land which they had spied out unto the children of Israel, saying, The land, through which we have gone to spy it out, is a land that eateth up the inhabitants thereof; and all the people that we saw in it are men of great stature.
But your little ones, that ye said should be a prey, them will I bring in, and they shall know the land which ye have rejected.
But they made light of it, and went their ways, one to his own farm, another to his merchandise;
lest there be any fornication, or profane person, as Esau, who for one mess of meat sold his own birthright.
The pleasant land
For Jehovah thy God bringeth thee into a good land, a land of brooks of water, of fountains and springs, flowing forth in valleys and hills;
but the land, whither ye go over to possess it, is a land of hills and valleys, and drinketh water of the rain of heaven,
But I said, How I will put thee among the children, and give thee a pleasant land, a goodly heritage of the hosts of the nations! and I said, Ye shall call me My Father, and shall not turn away from following me.
in that day I sware unto them, to bring them forth out of the land of Egypt into a land that I had searched out for them, flowing with milk and honey, which is the glory of all lands.
And Jehovah said unto Moses, How long will this people despise me? and how long will they not believe in me, for all the signs which I have wrought among them?
Yet in this thing ye did not believe Jehovah your God,
Take heed, brethren, lest haply there shall be in any one of you an evil heart of unbelief, in falling away from the living God:
For indeed we have had good tidings preached unto us, even as also they: but the word of hearing did not profit them, because it was not united by faith with them that heard.
Now I desire to put you in remembrance, though ye know all things once for all, that the Lord, having saved a people out of the land of Egypt, afterward destroyed them that believed not.