“They returned from scouting the Land at the end of forty days. They went, and they came to Moses and Aaron and all the congregation of the children of Israel in the desert of Paran, to Kadesh. They brought them back a report, as well as to the entire congregation, and they showed them the fruit of the land. They told him and said, “We came to the land to which you sent us, and it is flowing with milk and honey, and this is its fruit…” (Bamidbar, 13:25-27).
Moshe Rabeinu dispatches 12 "meraglim" (spies) to tour the Land of Israel (2449).