30 Then (A)Caleb quieted the people before Moses, and said, “Let us go up at once and take possession, for we are well able to overcome it.”

31 (B)But the men who had gone up with him said, “We are not able to go up against the people, for they are stronger than we.” 32 And they (C)gave the children of Israel a bad report of the land which they had spied out, saying, “The land through which we have gone as spies is a land that devours its inhabitants, and (D)all the people whom we saw in it are men of great stature. 33 There we saw the [a]giants ((E)the descendants of Anak came from the giants); and we were (F)like[b] grasshoppers in our own sight, and so we were (G)in their sight.”

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Footnotes

  1. Numbers 13:33 Heb. nephilim
  2. Numbers 13:33 As mere insects