t all the males of the people who came out of Egypt, all the men of war, had died in the wilderness on the way after they had come out of Egypt. 5Though all the people who came out had been circumcised, yet all the people who were born on the way in the wilderness after they had come out of Egypt had not been circumcised. 6[†]For the people of Israel walked  u forty years in the wilderness, until all the nation, the men of war who came out of Egypt, perished, because they did not obey the voice of the LORD;
the LORD  v swore to them that he would not let them see the land that the LORD had sworn to their fathers to give to us,  w a land flowing with milk and honey. 7So it was  x their children, whom he raised up in their place, that Joshua circumcised. For they were uncircumcised, because they had not been circumcised on the way.
10[†]While the people of Israel were encamped at Gilgal, they kept the Passover  a on the fourteenth day of the month in the evening on the plains of Jericho. 11And the day after the Passover, on that very day, they ate of the produce of the land, unleavened cakes and parched grain. 12[†]And  b the manna ceased the day after they ate of the produce of the land. And there was no longer manna for the people of Israel, but they ate of the fruit of the land of
But his statements to the Philippians about his possibly imminent death (e.g., 1:20) would be puzzling if coming from Caesarea,