New International Version
But the men who had gone up with him said, "We can't attack those people; they are stronger than we are."
King James Bible
But the men that went up with him said, We be not able to go up against the people; for they are stronger than we.
Darby Bible Translation
But the men that went up with him said, We are not able to go up against the people, for they are stronger than we.
World English Bible
But the men who went up with him said, "We aren't able to go up against the people; for they are stronger than we."
Young's Literal Translation
And the men who have gone up with him said, 'We are not able to go up against the people, for it is stronger than we;'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
We came unto the land, etc. - It is astonishing that men so dastardly as these should have had courage enough to risk their persons in searching the land. But probably though destitute of valor they had a sufficiency of cunning, and this carried them through. The report they brought was exceedingly discouraging, and naturally tended to produce the effect mentioned in the next chapter. The conduct of Joshua and Caleb was alone magnanimous, and worthy of the cause in which they were embarked.
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'And Moses sent them to spy out the land of Canaan, and said unto them, Get you up this way southward, and go up into the mountain; 18. And see the land, what it is; and the people that dwelleth therein, whether they be strong or weak, few or many; 19. And what the land is that they dwell in, whether it be good or bad; and what cities they be that they dwell in, whether in tents, or in strong holds; 20. And what the land is, whether it be fat or lean, whether there be wood therein, or not. And be …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Then Caleb silenced the people before Moses and said, "We should go up and take possession of the land, for we can certainly do it."
Where can we go? Our brothers have made our hearts melt in fear. They say, 'The people are stronger and taller than we are; the cities are large, with walls up to the sky. We even saw the Anakites there.'"
Hear, Israel: You are now about to cross the Jordan to go in and dispossess nations greater and stronger than you, with large cities that have walls up to the sky.
1 Samuel 17:33
Saul replied, "You are not able to go out against this Philistine and fight him; you are only a young man, and he has been a warrior from his youth."
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