New International Version
Then Joshua blessed them and sent them away, and they went to their homes.
King James Bible
So Joshua blessed them, and sent them away: and they went unto their tents.
Darby Bible Translation
And Joshua blessed them, and sent them away; and they went to their tents.
World English Bible
So Joshua blessed them, and sent them away; and they went to their tents.
Young's Literal Translation
And Joshua blesseth them, and sendeth them away, and they go unto their tents.
Joshua 22:6 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
But take diligent heed, etc. - Let us examine the force of this excellent advice; they must ever consider that their prosperity and continued possession of the land depended on their fidelity and obedience to God; to this they must take diligent heed.
Do the commandment - They must pay the strictest regard to every moral precept.
And the law - They must observe all the rites and ceremonies of their holy religion.
Love the Lord your God - Without an affectionate filial attachment to their Maker, duty would be irksome, grievous, and impossible.
Walk in all his ways - They must not only believe and love, but obey: walk not in your own ways, but walk in those which God has pointed out.
Keep his commandments - They must love him with all their heart, soul, mind, and strength, and their neighbor as themselves.
Cleave unto him - They must be cemented to him, in a union that should never be dissolved.
Serve him - They must consider him as their Master, having an absolute right to appoint them when, where, how, and in what measure they should do his work.
With all your heart - Having all their affections and passions sanctified and united to him.
And with all your soul - Giving up their whole life to him, and employing their understanding, judgment, and will, in the contemplation and adoration of his perfections; that their love and obedience might increase in proportion to the cultivation and improvement of their understanding.
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LibraryJews and Gentiles in "The Land"
Coming down from Syria, it would have been difficult to fix the exact spot where, in the view of the Rabbis, "the land" itself began. The boundary lines, though mentioned in four different documents, are not marked in anything like geographical order, but as ritual questions connected with them came up for theological discussion. For, to the Rabbis the precise limits of Palestine were chiefly interesting so far as they affected the religious obligations or privileges of a district. And in this respect …
Alfred Edersheim—Sketches of Jewish Social Life
And thou, Bethlehem Ephratah, too little to be among the thousands of Judah
When he had led them out to the vicinity of Bethany, he lifted up his hands and blessed them.
Then Joseph brought his father Jacob in and presented him before Pharaoh. After Jacob blessed Pharaoh,
Then Joshua blessed Caleb son of Jephunneh and gave him Hebron as his inheritance.
2 Samuel 6:18
After he had finished sacrificing the burnt offerings and fellowship offerings, he blessed the people in the name of the LORD Almighty.
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