Notwithstanding ye would not go up, but rebelled against the commandment of the LORD your God:
Then the whole community broke into loud cries, and the people wept that night.
All the Israelites complained about Moses and Aaron, and the whole community told them, "If only we had died in the land of Egypt, or if only we had died in this wilderness!
Why is the LORD bringing us into this land to die by the sword? Our wives and little children will become plunder. Wouldn't it be better for us to go back to Egypt?"
So they said to one another, "Let's appoint a leader and go back to Egypt."
They despised the pleasant land and did not believe His promise.
They grumbled in their tents and did not listen to the LORD's voice.
But they rebelled, and grieved His Holy Spirit. So He became their enemy [and] fought against them.
"You stiff-necked people with uncircumcised hearts and ears! You are always resisting the Holy Spirit; as your forefathers did, so do you.