Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Forty years long was I grieved with this generation, and said, It is a people that do err in their heart, and they have not known my ways:
And your children shall wander in the wilderness forty years, and bear your harlotries, until your carcasses are consumed in the wilderness.
And the LORD'S anger was kindled against Israel, and he made them wander in the wilderness forty years, until all the generation, that had done evil in the sight of the LORD, was consumed.
And it came to pass in the fortieth year, in the eleventh month, on the first day of the month, that Moses spoke unto the children of Israel, according unto all that the LORD had given him in commandment unto them;
And the time in which we came from Kadeshbarnea, until we were come over the brook Zered, was thirty and eight years; until all the generation of the men of war were perished from among the camp as the LORD swore unto them.
When your fathers tested me, proved me, and saw my works forty years.
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction.
Your habitation is in the midst of deceit; through deceit they refuse to know me, says the LORD.
And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil.
And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not proper;
And they sinned yet more against him by provoking the most High in the wilderness.