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Israel Rebels

26 “However, your ancestors didn’t go up. Instead, they rebelled against the command[a] of the Lord your God. 27 You murmured in your tents, ‘The Lord hates us. He brought us out of the land of Egypt in order to deliver us to[b] the Amorites so he could destroy us. 28 Where can we go? Our brothers discouraged us when they said that the people are bigger and taller than we are. Their cities are tall and fortified to the sky, and we also saw the Anakim[c] there.’

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  1. Deuteronomy 1:26 Lit. mouth
  2. Deuteronomy 1:27 Lit. to give us into the hands of
  3. Deuteronomy 1:28 I.e. a race of giants that formerly populated Canaan; cf. Num 13:22, 33; Deut 9:2