Parallel Verses

Amplified

Then they spurned and despised the pleasant and desirable land [Canaan]; they believed not His word [neither trusting in, relying on, nor holding to it];

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,

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,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And they despised the pleasant land; they did not believe 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 He would destroy them. [And He would have done so] had not Moses, His chosen one, stepped into the breach before Him to turn away His threatening wrath. 24 Then they spurned and despised the pleasant and desirable land [Canaan]; they believed not His word [neither trusting in, relying on, nor holding to it]; 25 But they murmured in their tents and hearkened not to the voice of the Lord.


Cross References

Numbers 14:31

But your little ones whom you said would be a prey, them will I bring in and they shall know the land which you have despised and rejected.

Deuteronomy 1:32

Yet in spite of this word you did not believe (trust, rely on, and remain steadfast to) the Lord your God,

Ezekiel 20:6

On that day I lifted up My hand and swore to them to bring them out of the land of Egypt to a land that I had searched out for them, flowing with milk and honey, [a land] which is an ornament and a glory to all lands.

Jeremiah 3:19

And I thought how [gloriously and honorably] I would set you among My children and give you a pleasant land, a goodly heritage, the most beautiful and best [inheritance] among all nations! And I thought you would call Me My Father and would not turn away from following Me.

Hebrews 3:18-19

And to whom did He swear that they should not enter His rest, but to those who disobeyed [who had not listened to His word and who refused to be compliant or be persuaded]?

Genesis 25:34

Then Jacob gave Esau bread and stew of lentils, and he ate and drank and rose up and went his way. Thus Esau scorned his birthright as beneath his notice.

Numbers 13:32

So they brought the Israelites an evil report of the land which they had scouted out, saying, The land through which we went to spy it out is a land that devours its inhabitants. And all the people that we saw in it are men of great stature.

Numbers 14:11

And the Lord said to Moses, How long will this people provoke (spurn, despise) Me? And how long will it be before they believe Me [trusting in, relying on, clinging to Me], for all the signs which I have performed among them?

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

Likewise 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 commandment of the Lord your God, and you did not believe Him or trust and rely on Him or obey His voice.

Deuteronomy 11:11-12

But the land which you enter to possess is a land of hills and valleys which drinks water of the rain of the heavens,

Matthew 22:5

But they were not concerned and paid no attention [they ignored and made light of the summons, treating it with contempt] and they went away -- "one to his farm, another to his business,

Hebrews 3:12

[Therefore beware] brethren, take care, lest there be in any one of you a wicked, unbelieving heart [which refuses to cleave to, trust in, and rely on Him], leading you to turn away and desert or stand aloof from the living God.

Hebrews 4:2

For indeed we have had the glad tidings [Gospel of God] proclaimed to us just as truly as they [the Israelites of old did when the good news of deliverance from bondage came to them]; but the message they heard did not benefit them, because it was not mixed with faith (with the leaning of the entire personality on God in absolute trust and confidence in His power, wisdom, and goodness) by those who heard it; neither were they united in faith with the ones [Joshua and Caleb] who heard (did believe).

Hebrews 4:6

Seeing then that the promise remains over [from past times] for some to enter that rest, and that those who formerly were given the good news about it and the opportunity, failed to appropriate it and did not enter because of disobedience,

Hebrews 4:14

Inasmuch then as we have a great High Priest Who has [already] ascended and passed through the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast our confession [of faith in Him].

Hebrews 12:16

That no one may become guilty of sexual vice, or become a profane (godless and sacrilegious) person as Esau did, who sold his own birthright for a single meal.

Jude 1:5

Now I want to remind you, though you were fully informed once for all, that though the Lord [at one time] delivered a people out of the land of Egypt, He subsequently destroyed those [of them] who did not believe [who refused to adhere to, trust in, and rely upon Him].

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