Numbers 13
The names of the men who were sent to search the land.
Numbers 13:1 And the Lorde spake vnto Moses saying: Numbers 13:2 Sende men out to searche the lande of Canaan, which I geue vnto the chyldren of Israel: of euery trybe of their fathers shall ye sende a man, and let them all be suche as are rulars among them. Numbers 13:3 And Moses at the commaundement of the Lorde sent forth out of the wyldernes of Pharan suche men as were all heades of the chyldren of Israel: Their names are these. Numbers 13:4 Of the trybe of Ruben, Sammua the sonne of Zacur. Numbers 13:5 Of the trybe of Symeon, Saphat the sonne of Hori. Numbers 13:6 Of the trybe of Iuda, Caleb the sonne of Iephune. Numbers 13:7 Of the trybe of Isachar, Igeal the sonne of Ioseph. Numbers 13:8 Of the tribe of Ephraim, Osea the sonne of Nun. Numbers 13:9 Of þe trybe of Ben Iamin, Palthi the sonne of Raphu. Numbers 13:10 Of the trybe of Zabulon, Gadiel the sonne of Sodi. Numbers 13:11 Of the tribe of Ioseph, namelye of the trybe of Manasse, Gaddi the sonne of Susi. Numbers 13:12 Of the trybe of Dan, Amiel the sonne of Gemali. Numbers 13:13 Of the trybe of Aser, Sethur the sonne of Michael. Numbers 13:14 Of the trybe of Nephtali, Nahebi the sonne of Uaphsi. Numbers 13:15 Of the trybe of Gad, Guel the sonne of Machi. Numbers 13:16 These are the names of the men, which Moses sent to spye oute the lande. And Moses called the name of Osea the sonne of Nun, Iosua.
Their instructions.
Numbers 13:17 And Moses sent them forth to spye oute the lande of Canaan, and sayde vnto them: get you vp thys waye southwarde, that ye maye go vp into the hye contrey, Numbers 13:18 and se the lande what maner thyng it is, & the people that dwelleth therin: whyther they be stronge or weake, ether fewe or many, Numbers 13:19 and what the lande is þt they dwell in, whyther it be good or bad: and what maner of cyties they be, þt they dwell in, whyther they dwell in tentes or walled townes: Numbers 13:20 and what maner of lande it is: whether it be fat or leane, and whether there be trees therin or not. Be of a good corage, and brynge of the frute of the lande. And it was about the tyme that grapes are fyrst rype.
Their acts.
Numbers 13:21 And so they went vp, & searched out the lande from the wildernesse of Zin vnto Rehob, as men come to Hemath, Numbers 13:22 & they ascended vnto the south, and came vnto Hebron, where Ahiman was & Sesai & Thalmani, the sonnes of Enack. Hebron was buylt seuen yere before Zoan in Egipt. Numbers 13:23 And they came vnto þe ryuer of Escol, and cut downe there a braunch with one cloustre of grapes and twayne bare it vpon a staffe: and they brought also of the pomgranates and of the fygges. Numbers 13:24 And the place was called the ryuer Escol: because of þe cloustre of grapes which the children of Israel cut downe thence. Numbers 13:25 And they turned back agayne from searchynge of the lande after fourty dayes.
Their relation.
Numbers 13:26 And they went and came to Moses and Aaron, and vnto all the multitude of the chyldren of Israel, in the wildernes of Pharan: which is Cades, and brought them worde, and also vnto all the congregacion, and shewed them the frute of the lande. Numbers 13:27 And they tolde hym, and sayde: we came vnto the lande whether thou sendedst vs, and surely it floweth with mylke and honye: and here is of the frute of it. Numbers 13:28 Neuerthelesse, the people be stronge that dwell in the lande, and the cityes are walled and exceadynge greate: and moreouer, we sawe the children of Enack there. Numbers 13:29 The Amaleckes dwell in the south contrey, and the Hethites, Iebusites, & the Amorites dwell in the mountaynes, & the Cananites dwell by the see, and by the coaste of Iordan. Numbers 13:30 And Caleb stylled the of the people before Moses, saying: we wyll go vp, and conquerre it: for we be able to ouercome it. Numbers 13:31 But the men that went vp with hym, sayde: We be not able to go vp against þe people: for they are stronger than we. Numbers 13:32 And they brought vp an euell reporte of the lande which they had searched, saying vnto the children of Israel: The land which we haue gone thorowe to searche it out, is a lande that eateth vp the inhabiters therof: and the people that we sawe in it, are men of a greate stature. Numbers 13:33 And there we sawe also gyauntes, the chyldren of Enack, which come of the gyauntes. And we semed in oure syght as it were greshoppers, and so we did in theyr syght.
