New International Version
If the LORD is pleased with us, he will lead us into that land, a land flowing with milk and honey, and will give it to us.
King James Bible
If the LORD delight in us, then he will bring us into this land, and give it us; a land which floweth with milk and honey.
Darby Bible Translation
If Jehovah delight in us, he will bring us into this land, and give it us, a land that flows with milk and honey;
World English Bible
If Yahweh delights in us, then he will bring us into this land, and give it to us; a land which flows with milk and honey.
Young's Literal Translation
if Jehovah hath delighted in us, then He hath brought us in unto this land, and hath given it to us, a land which is flowing with milk and honey;
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And Joshua, etc. - See on Numbers 13:33 (note).
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'Pardon, I beseech Thee, the iniquity of this people according unto the greatness of Thy mercy, and as Thou hast forgiven this people, from Egypt even until now.' --NUM. xiv. 19. See how in this story a divine threat is averted and a divine promise is broken, thus revealing a standing law that these in Scripture are conditional. This striking incident of Moses' intercession suggests to us some thoughts as to I. The ground of the divine forgiveness. The appeal is not based on anything in the people. …
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Ninth Sunday after Trinity Carnal Security and Its vices.
So I have come down to rescue them from the hand of the Egyptians and to bring them up out of that land into a good and spacious land, a land flowing with milk and honey--the home of the Canaanites, Hittites, Amorites, Perizzites, Hivites and Jebusites.
They gave Moses this account: "We went into the land to which you sent us, and it does flow with milk and honey! Here is its fruit.
Moreover, you haven't brought us into a land flowing with milk and honey or given us an inheritance of fields and vineyards. Do you want to treat these men like slaves? No, we will not come!"
Yet the LORD set his affection on your ancestors and loved them, and he chose you, their descendants, above all the nations--as it is today.
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