Joshua 5:3
New International Version
So Joshua made flint knives and circumcised the Israelites at Gibeath Haaraloth.

New Living Translation
So Joshua made flint knives and circumcised the entire male population of Israel at Gibeath-haaraloth.

English Standard Version
So Joshua made flint knives and circumcised the sons of Israel at Gibeath-haaraloth.

Berean Study Bible
So Joshua made flint knives and circumcised the sons of Israel at Gibeath-haaraloth.

King James Bible
And Joshua made him sharp knives, and circumcised the children of Israel at the hill of the foreskins.

New King James Version
So Joshua made flint knives for himself, and circumcised the sons of Israel at the hill of the foreskins.

New American Standard Bible
So Joshua made himself flint knives and circumcised the sons of Israel at Gibeath-haaraloth.

NASB 1995
So Joshua made himself flint knives and circumcised the sons of Israel at Gibeath-haaraloth.

NASB 1977
So Joshua made himself flint knives and circumcised the sons of Israel at Gibeath-haaraloth.

Amplified Bible
So Joshua made flint knives and circumcised the sons of Israel at Gibeath-haaraloth.

Christian Standard Bible
So Joshua made flint knives and circumcised the Israelite men at Gibeath-haaraloth.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So Joshua made flint knives and circumcised the Israelite men at Gibeath-haaraloth.

American Standard Version
And Joshua made him knives of lint, and circumcised the children of Israel at the hill of the foreskins.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Yeshua made for himself a blade of flint and he circumcised the children of Israel again in The Hill of the Uncircumcised

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Joshua made sharp knives of stone, and circumcised the children of Israel at the place called the Hill of Foreskins.

Contemporary English Version
Joshua made the knives, then circumcised those men and boys at Haaraloth Hill.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He did what the Lord had commanded, and he circumcised the children of Israel in the hill of the foreskins.

English Revised Version
And Joshua made him knives of flint, and circumcised the children of Israel at the hill of the foreskins.

Good News Translation
So Joshua did as the LORD had commanded, and he circumcised the Israelites at a place called Circumcision Hill.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So Joshua made flint knives and circumcised the men of Israel at the Hill of Circumcision.

International Standard Version
So Joshua made some flint knives and circumcised the Israelis at Gibeath-haaraloth.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Joshua made him knives of flint, and circumcised the children of Israel at Gibeath-ha-araloth.

Literal Standard Version
and Joshua makes knives of flint for himself, and circumcises the sons of Israel at the height of the foreskins.

NET Bible
So Joshua made flint knives and circumcised the Israelites on the Hill of the Foreskins.

New Heart English Bible
So Joshua made himself flint knives, and circumcised the children of Israel at the Hill of the Foreskins.

World English Bible
Joshua made himself flint knives, and circumcised the children of Israel at the hill of the foreskins.

Young's Literal Translation
and Joshua maketh for him knives of flint, and circumciseth the sons of Israel at the height of the foreskins.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Circumcision at Gilgal
2At that time the LORD said to Joshua, “Make flint knives and circumcise the sons of Israel once again.” 3So Joshua made flint knives and circumcised the sons of Israel at Gibeath-haaraloth. 4Now this is why Joshua circumcised them: All those who came out of Egypt—all the men of war—had died on the journey in the wilderness after they had left Egypt.…

Cross References
Exodus 4:25
But Zipporah took a flint knife, cut off her son's foreskin, and touched it to Moses' feet. "Surely you are a bridegroom of blood to me," she said.

Joshua 5:2
At that time the LORD said to Joshua, "Make flint knives and circumcise the sons of Israel once again."

Joshua 5:4
Now this is why Joshua circumcised them: All those who came out of Egypt--all the men of war--had died on the journey in the wilderness after they had left Egypt.


Treasury of Scripture

And Joshua made him sharp knives, and circumcised the children of Israel at the hill of the foreskins.

Joshua

Genesis 17:23-27
And Abraham took Ishmael his son, and all that were born in his house, and all that were bought with his money, every male among the men of Abraham's house; and circumcised the flesh of their foreskin in the selfsame day, as God had said unto him…

Matthew 16:24
Then said Jesus unto his disciples, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.

the hill of the foreskins.









Verse 3. - The hill of the foreskins. The name given to the hill where the circumcision took place.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
So Joshua
יְהוֹשֻׁ֖עַ (yə·hō·wō·šu·a‘)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3091: Joshua -- 'the LORD is salvation', Moses' successor, also the name of a number of Israelites

made
וַיַּעַשׂ־ (way·ya·‘aś-)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 6213: To do, make

flint
צֻרִ֑ים (ṣu·rîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 6697: A cliff, a rock, boulder, a refuge, an edge

knives
חַֽרְב֣וֹת (ḥar·ḇō·wṯ)
Noun - feminine plural construct
Strong's 2719: Drought, a cutting instrument, as a, knife, sword

and circumcised
וַיָּ֙מָל֙ (way·yā·māl)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 4135: To cut short, curtail, to blunt, to destroy

the sons
בְּנֵ֣י (bə·nê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 1121: A son

of Israel
יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל (yiś·rā·’êl)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3478: Israel -- 'God strives', another name of Jacob and his desc

at
אֶל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

Gibeath-haaraloth.
גִּבְעַ֖ת (giḇ·‘aṯ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 1389: A hillock


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