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Joshua said to the Israelites, "Come here and listen to the words of the LORD your God.
King James Bible
And Joshua said unto the children of Israel, Come hither, and hear the words of the LORD your God.
Darby Bible Translation
And Joshua said to the children of Israel, Come hither, and hear the words of Jehovah your God.
World English Bible
Joshua said to the children of Israel, "Come here, and hear the words of Yahweh your God."
Young's Literal Translation
And Joshua saith unto the sons of Israel, 'Come nigh hither, and hear the words of Jehovah your God;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Ye shall stand still in Jordan - The priests proceeded first with the ark, and entered into the bed of the river the course of which was immediately arrested, the waters collecting above the place where the priests stood, while the stream fell off towards the Dead Sea; so that the whole channel below where the priests were standing became dry. The whole camp, therefore, passed over below where the priests were standing, keeping at the distance of two thousand cubits from the ark; this they would readily do, as the whole bed of the river was dry for many miles below the place where the priests entered.
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'And Joshua said unto the people, Sanctify yourselves: for tomorrow the Lord will do wonders among you. 6. And Joshua spake unto the priests, saying, Take up the ark of the covenant, and pass over before the people. And they took up the ark of the covenant, and went before the people. 7. And the Lord said unto Joshua, This day will I begin to magnify thee in the sight of all Israel, that they may know that, as I was with Moses, so I will be with thee. 8 And thou shalt command the priests that bear …
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Tell the priests who carry the ark of the covenant: 'When you reach the edge of the Jordan's waters, go and stand in the river.'"
This is how you will know that the living God is among you and that he will certainly drive out before you the Canaanites, Hittites, Hivites, Perizzites, Girgashites, Amorites and Jebusites.
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