||You did not want to head north, however, and you rebelled against God your Lord.
Velo avitem la'alot vatamru et-pi Adonay Eloheychem.
||You protested in your tents, and said, 'God brought us out of Egypt because He hated us! He wanted to turn us over to the Amorites to destroy us!
Vateragnu ve'aholeychem vatomeru besin'at Adonay otanu hotsi'anu me'erets Mitsrayim latet otanu beyad ha'Emori lehashmidenu.
(Ralbag). Ragan in Hebrew; see Proverbs 16:28, 26:22. Or, 'complained' (Rashi), 'spread false rumors' (Saadia; Rashi); 'became agitated' (Hirsch); 'became confused' (Ibn Janach); Or, 'spread hypocritical rumors' (Radak, Sherashim).