1898 Young's Literal Translation (YLT)
1 Moses' speech in the end of the fortieth year, briefly rehearsing the story, 6 of God's promise, 13 giving them officers, 19 of sending the spies to search the land, 34 of God's anger for their incredulity, 41 and disobedience.
1:1 ¶ These [are] the words which Moses hath spoken unto all Israel, beyond the Jordan, in the wilderness, in the plain over-against Suph, between Paran and Tophel, and Laban, and Hazeroth, and Di-Zahab;
1:2 eleven days' from Horeb, the way of mount Seir, unto Kadesh-Barnea.
1:3 And it cometh to pass in the fortieth year, in the eleventh month, on the first of the month hath Moses spoken unto the sons of Israel according to all that Jehovah hath commanded him concerning them;
1:4 after his smiting Sihon king of the Amorite who is dwelling in Heshbon, and Og king of Bashan who is dwelling in Ashtaroth in Edrei,
1:5 beyond the Jordan, in the land of Moab, hath Moses begun to explain this law, saying:
1:7 turn ye and journey for you, and enter the mount of the Amorite, and unto all its neighbouring places, in the plain, in the hill-country, and in the low country, and in the south, and in the haven of the sea, the land of the Canaanite, and of Lebanon, unto the great river, the river Phrat;
1:9 ¶ 'And I speak unto you at that time, saying, I am not able by myself to bear you;
1:12 'How do I bear by myself your pressure, and your burden, and your strife?
1:13 Give for yourselves men, wise and intelligent, and known to your tribes, and I set them for your heads;
1:14 and ye answer me and say, Good [is] the thing which thou hast spokento do.
1:15 'And I take the heads of your tribes, men, wise and known, and I appoint them heads over you, princes of thousands, and princes of hundreds, and princes of fifties, and princes of tens, and authorities, for your tribes.
1:16 And I command your judges at that time, saying, Hearkening between your brethrenthen ye have judged righteousness between a man, and his brother, and his sojourner;
1:17 ye do not discern faces in judgment; as the little so the great ye do hear; ye are not afraid of the face of any, for the judgment is God's, and the thing which is too hard for you, ye bring near unto me, and I have heard it;
1:18 and I command you, at that time, all the things which ye do.
1:19 ¶ 'And we journey from Horeb, and go [through] all that great and fearful wilderness which ye have seenthe way of the hill-country of the Amorite, as Jehovah our God hath commanded us, and we come in unto Kadesh-Barnea.
1:22 ¶ 'And ye come near unto me, all of you, and say, Let us send men before us, and they search for us the land, and they bring us back word [concerning] the way in which we go up into it, and the cities unto which we come in;
1:23 and the thing is good in mine eyes, and I take of you twelve men, one man for a tribe.
1:24 'And they turn and go up to the hill-country, and come in unto the valley of Eshcol, and spy it,
1:28 whither are we going up? our brethren have melted our heart, saying, A people greater and taller than we, cities great and fenced to heaven, and also sons of Anakimwe have seen there.
1:29 'And I say unto you, Be not terrified, nor be afraid of them;
1:33 who is going before you in the way to search out to you a place for your encamping, in fire by night, to shew you in the way in which ye go, and in a cloud by day.
1:35 Not one of these men of this evil generation doth see the good land which I have sworn to give to your fathers,
1:38 Joshua son of Nun, who is standing before thee, he goeth in thither; him strengthen thou; for he doth cause Israel to inherit.
1:39 'And your infants, of whom ye have said, For a prey they are, and your sons who have not known to-day good and evil, they go in thither, and to them I give it, and they possess it;
1:40 and ye, turn for yourselves, and journey toward the wilderness, the way of the Red Sea.
1:41 'And ye answer and say unto me, We have sinned against Jehovah; wewe go up, and we have fought, according to all that which Jehovah our God hath commanded us; and ye gird on each his weapons of war, and ye are ready to go up into the hill-country;
1:44 and the Amorite who is dwelling in that hill-country cometh out to meet you, and they pursue you as the bees do, and smite you in Seirunto Hormah.
1:46 and ye dwell in Kadesh many days, according to the days which ye had dwelt.
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