Old Testament

The Pentateuch

Did the Israelites enter Canaan then?

No. God told them there was no way he would let them into Canaan now. God told them that all the Israelites would have to keep traveling in the wilderness until all those who insulted him died. God did not want the ones who insulted him to see Canaan. It took forty years for them to die off. Thus, the Israelites wandered in the wilderness for forty more years.


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