Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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,


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];

Bible in Basic English

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


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.


Root Form
Usage: 76

the pleasant
Usage: 16

Usage: 2504




Context Readings

Praise To Yahweh For His Faithfulness In Israel's History

23 And he said that he would destroy them, had not Moses, his chosen, stood before him in the breach, to turn away his fury, lest he should destroy them. 24 And they despised the pleasant land; they believed not his word, 25 But murmured in their tents: they hearkened not unto the voice of Jehovah.

Cross References

Numbers 14:31

But your little ones, of whom ye said they should be a prey, them will I bring in, and they shall know the land that ye have despised.

Deuteronomy 1:32

But In this thing ye did not believe Jehovah your God,

Ezekiel 20:6

in that day I lifted up my hand unto them, to bring them out of the land of Egypt into a land that I had espied for them, flowing with milk and honey, which is the ornament of all lands;

Jeremiah 3:19

And as for me, I said, How shall I put thee among the children, and give thee the pleasant land, the goodly inheritance of the hosts of the nations? And I said, Thou shalt call me, My father; and shalt not turn away from following me.

Hebrews 3:18-19

And to whom sware he that they should not enter into his rest, but to those who had not hearkened to the word?

Genesis 25:34

And Jacob gave Esau bread and the dish of lentils; and he ate and drank, and rose up and went away. Thus Esau despised the birthright.

Numbers 13:32

And they brought to the children of Israel an evil report of the land which they had searched out, saying, The land, which we have passed through to search it out, is a land that eateth up its inhabitants; and all the people that we have seen in it are men of great stature;

Numbers 14:11

And Jehovah said to Moses, How long will this people despise me? and how long will they not believe me, for all the signs which I have done among them?

Deuteronomy 8:7-9

For Jehovah thy God bringeth thee into a good land, a land of water-brooks, of springs, and of deep waters, that gush forth in the valleys and hills;

Deuteronomy 9:23

And when Jehovah sent you from Kadesh-barnea, saying, Go up and take possession of the land which I have given you, ye rebelled against the word of Jehovah your God, and ye believed him not, nor hearkened to his voice.

Deuteronomy 11:11-12

but the land, whereunto ye are passing over to possess it, is a land of mountains and valleys, which drinketh water of the rain of heaven,

Matthew 22:5

But they made light of it, and went, one to his own land, and another to his commerce.

Hebrews 3:12

See, brethren, lest there be in any one of you a wicked heart of unbelief, in turning away from the living God.

Hebrews 4:2

For indeed we have had glad tidings presented to us, even as they also; but the word of the report did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in those who heard.

Hebrews 4:6

Seeing therefore it remains that some enter into it, and those who first received the glad tidings did not enter in on account of not hearkening to the word,

Hebrews 4:14

Having therefore a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast the confession.

Hebrews 12:16

lest there be any fornicator, or profane person, as Esau, who for one meal sold his birthright;

Jude 1:5

But I would put you in remembrance, you who once knew all things, that the Lord, having saved a people out of the land of Egypt, in the second place destroyed those who had not believed.

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