💡 But they presumed to go up unto the hill top: nevertheless the ark of the covenant of the LORD, and 👉 Moses, departed not out of the camp.
🌟 The Invaders
The Book of Numbers (14:44) relates that a group of Jews undertook an unauthorized invasion of the Holy Land after the sin of the spies. Moses warned them, “Why do you transgress the command of God? It will not succeed!” The end was that “the Amalekites and the Canaanites who dwelt in that hill country came out, and smote them and smashed them to utter destruction.”
✔ Deuteronomy 28:36
The LORD shall bring thee, and thy king which thou shalt set over thee, unto a nation which neither thou nor thy fathers have known; and there shalt thou serve other gods, wood and stone.