Joshua 6:3
New International Version
March around the city once with all the armed men. Do this for six days.

New Living Translation
You and your fighting men should march around the town once a day for six days.

English Standard Version
You shall march around the city, all the men of war going around the city once. Thus shall you do for six days.

Berean Study Bible
March around the city with all the men of war, circling the city one time. Do this for six days.

King James Bible
And ye shall compass the city, all ye men of war, and go round about the city once. Thus shalt thou do six days.

New King James Version
You shall march around the city, all you men of war; you shall go all around the city once. This you shall do six days.

New American Standard Bible
And you shall march around the city, all the men of war circling the city once. You shall do so for six days.

NASB 1995
"You shall march around the city, all the men of war circling the city once. You shall do so for six days.

NASB 1977
“And you shall march around the city, all the men of war circling the city once. You shall do so for six days.

Amplified Bible
Now you shall march around the city, all the men of war circling the city once. You shall do this [once each day] for six days.

Christian Standard Bible
March around the city with all the men of war, circling the city one time. Do this for six days.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
March around the city with all the men of war, circling the city one time. Do this for six days.

American Standard Version
And ye shall compass the city, all the men of war, going about the city once. Thus shalt thou do six days.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
All the men workers of war shall surround the city and go around the city one time on day one; do so for six days

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And do thou set the men of war round about it.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Go round about the city, all ye fighting men, once a day: so shall ye do for six days.

English Revised Version
And ye shall compass the city, all the men of war, going about the city once. Thus shalt thou do six days.

Good News Translation
You and your soldiers are to march around the city once a day for six days.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
All the soldiers will march around the city once a day for six days.

International Standard Version
March around the city, all the soldiers circling the city once. Do this for six days,

JPS Tanakh 1917
And ye shall compass the city, all the men of war, going about the city once. Thus shalt thou do six days.

Literal Standard Version
and you have surrounded the city—all the men of battle—going around the city once; thus you do [for] six days;

NET Bible
Have all the warriors march around the city one time; do this for six days.

New Heart English Bible
All your men of war shall march around the city, going around the city once. You shall do this six days.

World English Bible
All your men of war shall march around the city, going around the city once. You shall do this six days.

Young's Literal Translation
and ye have compassed the city -- all the men of battle -- going round the city once; thus thou dost six days;

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Walls of Jericho
2And the LORD said to Joshua, “Behold, I have delivered Jericho into your hand, along with its king and its mighty men of valor. 3March around the city with all the men of war, circling the city one time. Do this for six days. 4Have seven priests carry seven rams’ horns in front of the ark. Then on the seventh day, march around the city seven times, while the priests blow the horns.…

Cross References
Joshua 6:2
And the LORD said to Joshua, "Behold, I have delivered Jericho into your hand, along with its king and its mighty men of valor.

Joshua 6:4
Have seven priests carry seven rams' horns in front of the ark. Then on the seventh day, march around the city seven times, while the priests blow the horns.

Joshua 6:11
So he had the ark of the LORD carried around the city, circling it once. And the people returned to the camp and spent the night there.

2 Chronicles 4:3
Below the rim, figures of oxen encircled it, ten per cubit all the way around the Sea, cast in two rows as a part of the Sea.


Treasury of Scripture

And you shall compass the city, all you men of war, and go round about the city once. Thus shall you do six days.

ye shall

Joshua 6:7,14
And he said unto the people, Pass on, and compass the city, and let him that is armed pass on before the ark of the LORD…

Numbers 14:9
Only rebel not ye against the LORD, neither fear ye the people of the land; for they are bread for us: their defence is departed from them, and the LORD is with us: fear them not.

1 Corinthians 1:21-25
For after that in the wisdom of God the world by wisdom knew not God, it pleased God by the foolishness of preaching to save them that believe…











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
March around
וְסַבֹּתֶ֣ם (wə·sab·bō·ṯem)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - second person masculine plural
Strong's 5437: To turn about, go around, surround

the city
הָעִ֗יר (hā·‘îr)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 5892: Excitement

with all
כֹּ֚ל (kōl)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

the men
אַנְשֵׁ֣י (’an·šê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 376: A man as an individual, a male person

of war,
הַמִּלְחָמָ֔ה (ham·mil·ḥā·māh)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 4421: A battle, war

circling
הַקֵּ֥יף (haq·qêp̄)
Verb - Hifil - Infinitive absolute
Strong's 5362: To strike, to knock together, surround, circulate

the city
הָעִ֖יר (hā·‘îr)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 5892: Excitement

one
אֶחָ֑ת (’e·ḥāṯ)
Number - feminine singular
Strong's 259: United, one, first

time.
פַּ֣עַם (pa·‘am)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 6471: A beat, foot, anvil, occurrence

Do
תַעֲשֶׂ֖ה (ṯa·‘ă·śeh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 6213: To do, make

this
כֹּ֥ה (kōh)
Adverb
Strong's 3541: Like this, thus, here, now

for six
שֵׁ֥שֶׁת (šê·šeṯ)
Number - masculine singular construct
Strong's 8337: Six (a cardinal number)

days.
יָמִֽים׃ (yā·mîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 3117: A day


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