Your fathers did the same thing when I sent them from Kadesh Barnea to see the land.
Joshua conquered the area between Kadesh Barnea and Gaza and the whole region of Goshen, all the way to Gibeon. 1
and then the border will turn from the south to the Scorpion Ascent, 1 continue to Zin, and then its direction 2 will be from the south to Kadesh Barnea. Then it will go to Hazar Addar and pass over to Azmon.
Then we left Horeb and passed through all that immense, forbidding wilderness that you saw on the way to the Amorite hill country as the Lord our God had commanded us to do, finally arriving at Kadesh Barnea.
The men of Judah approached Joshua in Gilgal, and Caleb son of Jephunneh the Kenizzite said to him, “You know what the Lord said about you and me to Moses, the man of God, at Kadesh Barnea. 1
I was forty years old when Moses, the Lord’s servant, sent me from Kadesh Barnea to spy on the land and I brought back to him an honest report. 1
Now the length of time it took for us to go from Kadesh Barnea to the crossing of Wadi Zered was thirty-eight years, time for all the military men of that generation to die, just as the Lord had vowed to them.
Therefore, you remained at Kadesh for a long time – indeed, for the full time. 1
They traveled from Ezion-geber and camped in the wilderness of Zin, which is Kadesh.