Heb. 3:17 KJV (With Strong’s)

de (Greek #1161)
but, and, etc.
KJV usage: also, and, but, moreover, now (often unexpressed in English).
Pronounce: deh
Origin: a primary particle (adversative or continuative)
with whom
tis (Greek #5101)
an interrogative pronoun, who, which or what (in direct or indirect questions)
KJV usage: every man, how (much), + no(-ne, thing), what (manner, thing), where (-by, -fore, -of, -unto, - with, -withal), whether, which, who(-m, -se), why.
Pronounce: tis
Origin: probably emphatic of 5100
was he grieved
prosochthizo (Greek #4360)
to feel indignant at
KJV usage: be grieved at.
Pronounce: pros-okh-thid'-zo
Origin: from 4314 and a form of ὀχθέω (to be vexed with something irksome)
tessarakonta (Greek #5062)
KJV usage: forty.
Pronounce: tes-sar-ak'-on-tah
Origin: the decade of 5064
etos (Greek #2094)
a year
KJV usage: year.
Pronounce: et'-os
Origin: apparently a primary word
? was it not
ouchi (Greek #3780)
not indeed
KJV usage: nay, not.
Pronounce: oo-khee'
Origin: intensive of 3756
with them that had sinned
hamartano (Greek #264)
properly, to miss the mark (and so not share in the prize), i.e. (figuratively) to err, especially (morally) to sin
KJV usage: for your faults, offend, sin, trespass.
Pronounce: ham-ar-tan'-o
Origin: perhaps from 1 (as a negative particle) and the base of 3313
, whose
hos (Greek #3739)
the relatively (sometimes demonstrative) pronoun, who, which, what, that
KJV usage: one, (an-, the) other, some, that, what, which, who(-m, -se), etc. See also 3757.
Pronounce: hos
Origin: ἥ (hay), and neuter ὅ (ho) probably a primary word (or perhaps a form of the article 3588)
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
kolon (Greek #2966)
a limb of the body (as if lopped)
KJV usage: carcase.
Pronounce: ko'-lon
Origin: from the base of 2849
d fell
pipto (Greek #4098)
(which occurs only as an alternate in certain tenses); probably akin to 4072 through the idea of alighting; to fall (literally or figuratively)
KJV usage: fail, fall (down), light on.
Pronounce: pip'-to
Origin: πέτω (pet'-o)
en (Greek #1722)
"in," at, (up-)on, by, etc.
KJV usage: about, after, against, + almost, X altogether, among, X as, at, before, between, (here-)by (+ all means), for (... sake of), + give self wholly to, (here-)in(-to, -wardly), X mightily, (because) of, (up-)on, (open-)ly, X outwardly, one, X quickly, X shortly, (speedi-)ly, X that, X there(-in, -on), through(-out), (un-)to(-ward), under, when, where(-with), while, with(-in). Often used in compounds, with substantially the same import; rarely with verbs of motion, and then not to indicate direction, except (elliptically) by a separate (and different) preposition.
Pronounce: en
Origin: a primary preposition denoting (fixed) position (in place, time or state), and (by implication) instrumentality (medially or constructively), i.e. a relation of rest (intermediate between 1519 and 1537)
the wilderness
eremos (Greek #2048)
lonesome, i.e. (by implication) waste (usually as a noun, 5561 being implied)
KJV usage: desert, desolate, solitary, wilderness.
Pronounce: er'-ay-mos
Origin: of uncertain affinity
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections

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with him.
was it.
Num. 26:64‑65• 64But among these there was not a man of them whom Moses and Aaron the priest numbered, when they numbered the children of Israel in the wilderness of Sinai.
65For the Lord had said of them, They shall surely die in the wilderness. And there was not left a man of them, save Caleb the son of Jephunneh, and Joshua the son of Nun.
(Num. 26:64‑65)
1 Cor. 10:1‑13• 1Moreover, brethren, I would not that ye should be ignorant, how that all our fathers were under the cloud, and all passed through the sea;
2And were all baptized unto Moses in the cloud and in the sea;
3And did all eat the same spiritual meat;
4And did all drink the same spiritual drink: for they drank of that spiritual Rock that followed them: and that Rock was Christ.
5But with many of them God was not well pleased: for they were overthrown in the wilderness.
6Now these things were our examples, to the intent we should not lust after evil things, as they also lusted.
7Neither be ye idolaters, as were some of them; as it is written, The people sat down to eat and drink, and rose up to play.
8Neither let us commit fornication, as some of them committed, and fell in one day three and twenty thousand.
9Neither let us tempt Christ, as some of them also tempted, and were destroyed of serpents.
10Neither murmur ye, as some of them also murmured, and were destroyed of the destroyer.
11Now all these things happened unto them for ensamples: and they are written for our admonition, upon whom the ends of the world are come.
12Wherefore let him that thinketh he standeth take heed lest he fall.
13There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it.
(1 Cor. 10:1‑13)
 It was no mere sudden slip, but the grave evil of habitual state that aroused His strong displeasure; in fact, the whole period of His unparalleled intervention in the wilderness, where their stay gave occasion to His constant and wondrous tokens of mercy before all eyes. (Hebrews 3:14-19 by W. Kelly)

J. N. Darby Translation

And with whom was he wroth forty years? Was it not with those who had sinned, whose carcasesa fell in the wilderness?

JND Translation Notes

Lit. "limbs." often used for a carcase. Some suppose the idea of the body falling to pieces.

W. Kelly Translation

And with whom was he wroth forty years? [Was it] not with those that sinned, whose carcases fell in the wilderness?