12 ¶ And Moses sent to call Dathan, and Abiram the sons of Eliab: who answered, We will not come up.

13 Is it a small thing that thou hast brought us out [a]of a land that floweth with milk and honey, to kill us in the wilderness, except thou make thyself lord and ruler over us also?

14 Also thou hast not brought us unto a land that floweth with milk and honey, neither given us inheritance of fields and vineyards: wilt thou [b]put out the eyes of these men? we will not come up.

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Footnotes

  1. Numbers 16:13 Thus they spake contemptuously, preferring Egypt to Canaan.
  2. Numbers 16:14 Wilt thou make them that searched the land, believe that they saw not that which they saw?
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