- To what places in Canaan did the spies go?
Look up Hebron and the Valley of Eshcol on a map.
What were they commissioned to discover, and what report did they give?
- What lay behind the opposing views expressed in 13:30 and 31?
Were Caleb and Joshua being unrealistically optimistic and refusing to face facts?
What was the outcome of the people’s fear and unbelief?
- Notice how few believed, and the frequent occurrence of the word ‘all’ in 14:1-10. Cf. Heb. 4:1, 2.
Note. 13:32. ‘The Land we explored devours those living in it’: this probably refers to the constant wars between its people, and their ferocity in internecine strife.