21 So they went up and spied out the land from (A)the wilderness of Zin as far as Rehob, [a](B)at Lebo-hamath. 22 When they had gone up into (C)the Negev, [b]they came to Hebron where (D)Ahiman, Sheshai, and Talmai, the [c]descendants of (E)Anak were. (Hebron was built seven years before (F)Zoan in Egypt.)

23 Then they came to the [d]Valley of [e](G)Eshcol, and from there they cut off a branch with a single cluster of grapes; and they carried it on a pole between two men, with some of the pomegranates and the figs. 24 That place was called the Valley of [f]Eshcol, because of the cluster which the sons of Israel cut off from there.

The Spies’ Reports

25 When they returned from spying out the land, at the end of forty days,

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  1. Numbers 13:21 Or to the entrance of Hamath
  2. Numbers 13:22 Most mss one came
  3. Numbers 13:22 Lit sons
  4. Numbers 13:23 Or wadi
  5. Numbers 13:23 I.e., cluster (of grapes)
  6. Numbers 13:24 I.e., cluster