To whom does Vayesapru Lo" refer?
What does Eretz Zavas Chalav u'Devash" mean?
Rashi (13:5): It means that milk flowed freely from the goats and honey from the dates and the figs.
Seforno: The Spies conceded that the land was not only a good land, but that it gave its produce without effort - including grazing-ground for the cattle and juicy fruits fit for a king. But ... . 1
Since their intentions were to give a bad report of the land, why did they begin with "ve'Gam Zavas Chalav u'Devash hi"?
Rashi #1: Because a lie that does not begin with a little truth will not be accepted. 1
Rashi (on Pasuk 23): What they meant to say was 'Just as its fruit is different (exceptionally large), so too are its inhabitants.
Ramban: This was a reply to what Moshe had said to them "ha'Shemeinah hi Im Razah?", and "ve'Zeh Piryah", to what he said "ha'Yesh bah Eitz Im Ayin?" 2
Seforno: Refer to13:27:1:2.