New Living Translation
Moses gave the men these instructions as he sent them out to explore the land: "Go north through the Negev into the hill country.
King James Bible
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:
Darby Bible Translation
And Moses sent them to search out the land of Canaan, and said to them, Go up this way by the south and go up into the hill-country,
World English Bible
Moses sent them to spy out the land of Canaan, and said to them, "Go up this way by the South, and go up into the hill country:
Young's Literal Translation
And Moses sendeth them to spy the land of Canaan, and saith unto them, 'Go ye up this way into the south, and ye have gone up the mountain,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
13:17 Southward - Into the southern part of Canaan, which was the nearest part, and the worst too, being dry and desert, and therefore fit for them to enter and pass through with less observation. Into the mountain - Into the mountainous country, and thence into the valleys, and so take a survey of the whole land.
LibraryEpistle xvii. To Felix, Bishop of Messana.
To Felix, Bishop of Messana. To our most reverend brother, the Bishop Felix, Gregory, servant of the servants of God  . Our Head, which is Christ, to this end has willed us to be His members, that through His large charity and faithfulness He might make us one body in Himself, to whom it befits us so to cling that, since without Him we can do nothing, through Him we may be enabled to be what we are called. From the citadel of the Head let nothing divide us, lest, if we refuse to be His members, …
Saint Gregory the Great—the Epistles of Saint Gregory the Great
Annunciation of the Birth of Jesus.
The Hebrews and the Philistines --Damascus
Then Abram continued traveling south by stages toward the Negev.
So Abram left Egypt and traveled north into the Negev, along with his wife and Lot and all that they owned.
From the Negev, they continued traveling by stages toward Bethel, and they pitched their tents between Bethel and Ai, where they had camped before.
Go and walk through the land in every direction, for I am giving it to you."
See what the land is like, and find out whether the people living there are strong or weak, few or many.
Going north, they passed through the Negev and arrived at Hebron, where Ahiman, Sheshai, and Talmai--all descendants of Anak--lived. (The ancient town of Hebron was founded seven years before the Egyptian city of Zoan.)
The Amalekites live in the Negev, and the Hittites, Jebusites, and Amorites live in the hill country. The Canaanites live along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea and along the Jordan Valley."
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