Chapter One of the Book Of Deuteronomy
Read the Douay-Rheims Latin Vulgate Bible everyday from Genesis to Apocalypse. Todays reading is currently at: Deuteronomy 1:21-30
21 See the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee: go up and possess it, as the Lord our God hath spoken to thy fathers: fear not, nor be any way discouraged. 22 And you came all to me, and said: Let us send men who may view the land, and bring us word what way we shall go up, and to what cities we shall go. 23 And because the saying pleased me, I sent of you twelve men, one of every tribe: 24 Who, when they had set forward and had gone up to the mountains, came as far as the valley of the cluster: and having viewed the land, 25 Taking of the fruits thereof, to shew its fertility, they brought them to us, and said: The land is good, which the Lord our God will give us.
26 And you would not go up, but being incredulous to the word of the Lord our God, 27 You murmured in your tents, and said: The Lord hateth us, and therefore he hath brought us out of the land of Egypt, that he might deliver us into the hand of the Amorrhite, and destroy us. 28 Whither shall we go up? the messengers have terrified our hearts, saying: The multitude is very great, and taller than we: the cities are great, and walled up to the sky, we have seen the sons of the Enacims there. 29 And I said to you: Fear not, neither be ye afraid of them: 30 The Lord God, who is your leader, himself will fight for you, as he did in Egypt in the sight of all.
28 "Walled up to the sky"... A figurative expression, signifying the walls to be very high.