New American Standard Bible
For if Joshua had given them rest, He would not have spoken of another day after that.
King James Bible
For if Jesus had given them rest, then would he not afterward have spoken of another day.
Darby Bible Translation
For if Jesus had brought them into rest, he would not have spoken afterwards about another day.
World English Bible
For if Joshua had given them rest, he would not have spoken afterward of another day.
Young's Literal Translation
for if Joshua had given them rest, He would not concerning another day have spoken after these things;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
For if Jesus - Margin, "That is, Joshua." The Syriac renders it, "Joshua the son of Nun." "Jesus" is the Greek mode of writing "Joshua," and there can be no doubt that Joshua is here intended. The object is to prove that Joshua did" not" give the people of God such a rest as to make it improper to speak of a "rest" after that time. "If Joshua had given them a complete and final rest; if by his conducting them to the promised land all had been done which had been contemplated by the promise, then it would not have been alluded to again, as it was in the time of David." Joshua "did" give them a rest in the promised land; but it was not all which was intended, and it did not exclude the promise of another and more important rest.
Then would he not - Then "God" would not have spoken of another time when that rest could be obtained. The "other day" here referred to is that which is mentioned before by the phrase "today," and refers to the time in which it is spoken of long after Joshua, to wit, in the time of David.
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So Joshua took the whole land, according to all that the LORD had spoken to Moses, and Joshua gave it for an inheritance to Israel according to their divisions by their tribes. Thus the land had rest from war.
"And now the LORD your God has given rest to your brothers, as He spoke to them; therefore turn now and go to your tents, to the land of your possession, which Moses the servant of the LORD gave you beyond the Jordan.
God, after He spoke long ago to the fathers in the prophets in many portions and in many ways,
So there remains a Sabbath rest for the people of God.
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