Numbers 14:8
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.

New Living Translation
And if the LORD is pleased with us, he will bring us safely into that land and give it to us. It is a rich land flowing with milk and honey.

English Standard Version
If the LORD delights in us, he will bring us into this land and give it to us, a land that flows with milk and honey.

Berean Study Bible
If the LORD delights in us, He will bring us into this land, a land flowing with milk and honey, and He 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.

New King James Version
If the LORD delights in us, then He will bring us into this land and give it to us, ‘a land which flows with milk and honey.’

New American Standard Bible
If the LORD is pleased with us, then He will bring us into this land and give it to us—a land which flows with milk and honey.

NASB 1995
“If the LORD is pleased with us, then He will bring us into this land and give it to us— a land which flows with milk and honey.

NASB 1977
“If the LORD is pleased with us, then He will bring us into this land, and give it to us—a land which flows with milk and honey.

Amplified Bible
If the LORD delights in us, then He will bring us into this land and give it to us, a land which flows with milk and honey.

Christian Standard Bible
If the LORD is pleased with us, he will bring us into this land, a land flowing with milk and honey, and give it to us.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
If the LORD is pleased with us, He will bring us into this land, a land flowing with milk and honey, and give it to us.

American Standard Version
If Jehovah delight in us, then he will bring us into this land, and give it unto us; a land which floweth with milk and honey.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Truly, LORD JEHOVAH is pleased with us and brings us to this land and he gives to us this land that flows milk and honey.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
If the Lord choose us, he will bring us into this land, and give it us; a land which flows with milk and honey.

Contemporary English Version
If we obey the LORD, he will surely give us that land rich with milk and honey.

Douay-Rheims Bible
If the Lord be favourable, he will bring us into it, and give us a land flowing with milk and honey.

English Revised Version
If the LORD delight in us, then he will bring us into this land, and give it unto us; a land which floweth with milk and honey.

Good News Translation
If the LORD is pleased with us, he will take us there and give us that rich and fertile land.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
If the LORD is pleased with us, he will bring us into this land and give it to us. This is a land flowing with milk and honey!

International Standard Version
If the LORD is pleased with us, he'll bring us into this land and give it to us. It flows with milk and honey.

JPS Tanakh 1917
If the LORD delight in us, then He will bring us into this land, and give it unto us--a land which floweth with milk and honey.

Literal Standard Version
if YHWH has delighted in us, then He has brought us into this land, and has given it to us, a land which is flowing with milk and honey;

NET Bible
If the LORD delights in us, then he will bring us into this land and give it to us--a land that is flowing with milk and honey.

New Heart English Bible
If the LORD delights in us, then he will bring us into this land, and give it to us; a land which 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;

Additional Translations ...
Context
The People Rebel
7and said to the whole congregation of Israel, “The land we passed through and explored is an exceedingly good land. 8If the LORD delights in us, He will bring us into this land, a land flowing with milk and honey, and He will give it to us. 9Only do not rebel against the LORD, and do not be afraid of the people of the land, for they will be like bread for us. Their protection has been removed, and the LORD is with us. Do not be afraid of them!”…

Cross References
Exodus 3:8
I have come down to rescue them from the hand of the Egyptians and to bring them up out of that land to a good and spacious land, a land flowing with milk and honey--the home of the Canaanites, Hittites, Amorites, Perizzites, Hivites, and Jebusites.

Numbers 13:27
And they gave this account to Moses: "We went into the land to which you sent us, and indeed, it is flowing with milk and honey. Here is some of its fruit!

Numbers 16:14
Moreover, you have not brought us into a land flowing with milk and honey or given us an inheritance of fields and vineyards. Will you gouge out the eyes of these men? No, we will not come!"

Deuteronomy 10:15
Yet the LORD has set His affection on your fathers and loved them. And He has chosen you, their descendants after them, above all the peoples, even to this day.


Treasury of Scripture

If the LORD delight in us, then he will bring us into this land, and give it us; a land which flows with milk and honey.

delight

Deuteronomy 10:15
Only the LORD had a delight in thy fathers to love them, and he chose their seed after them, even you above all people, as it is this day.

2 Samuel 15:25,26
And the king said unto Zadok, Carry back the ark of God into the city: if I shall find favour in the eyes of the LORD, he will bring me again, and shew me both it, and his habitation: …

2 Samuel 22:20
He brought me forth also into a large place: he delivered me, because he delighted in me.

A land which

Numbers 13:27
And they told him, and said, We came unto the land whither thou sentest us, and surely it floweth with milk and honey; and this is the fruit of it.









Verse 8. - If the Lord delight in us. An expression used by Moses himself (Deuteronomy 10:15). It did indeed place the whole matter in the only right light; all the doubt that could possibly exist was the doubt implied in that "if."

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
If
אִם־ (’im-)
Conjunction
Strong's 518: Lo!, whether?, if, although, Oh that!, when, not

the LORD
יְהוָ֔ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

is pleased with us,
חָפֵ֥ץ (ḥā·p̄êṣ)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 2654: To incline to, to bend, to be pleased with, desire

He will bring
וְהֵבִ֤יא (wə·hê·ḇî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 935: To come in, come, go in, go

us into
אֶל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

this
הַזֹּ֔את (haz·zōṯ)
Article | Pronoun - feminine singular
Strong's 2063: Hereby in it, likewise, the one other, same, she, so much, such deed, that,

land,
הָאָ֣רֶץ (hā·’ā·reṣ)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 776: Earth, land

a land
אֶ֕רֶץ (’e·reṣ)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 776: Earth, land

flowing
זָבַ֥ת (zā·ḇaṯ)
Verb - Qal - Participle - feminine singular construct
Strong's 2100: To flow freely, to have a, flux, to waste away, to overflow

with milk
חָלָ֖ב (ḥā·lāḇ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 2461: Milk

and honey,
וּדְבָֽשׁ׃ (ū·ḏə·ḇāš)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1706: Honey, syrup

and He will give it to us.
וּנְתָנָ֖הּ (ū·nə·ṯā·nāh)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's 5414: To give, put, set


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