Joshua 5:2
Modern Translations
New International Version
At that time the LORD said to Joshua, "Make flint knives and circumcise the Israelites again."

New Living Translation
At that time the LORD told Joshua, “Make flint knives and circumcise this second generation of Israelites.”

English Standard Version
At that time the LORD said to Joshua, “Make flint knives and circumcise the sons of Israel a second time.”

Berean Study Bible
At that time the LORD said to Joshua, “Make flint knives and circumcise the sons of Israel once again.”

New American Standard Bible
At that time the LORD said to Joshua, “Make for yourself flint knives and circumcise again the sons of Israel the second time.”

NASB 1995
At that time the LORD said to Joshua, "Make for yourself flint knives and circumcise again the sons of Israel the second time."

NASB 1977
At that time the LORD said to Joshua, “Make for yourself flint knives and circumcise again the sons of Israel the second time.”

Amplified Bible
At that time the LORD said to Joshua, “Make for yourself flint knives and circumcise the [new generation of the] sons of Israel as [was done] before.”

Christian Standard Bible
At that time the LORD said to Joshua, “Make flint knives and circumcise the Israelite men again.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
At that time the LORD said to Joshua, "Make flint knives and circumcise the Israelite men again."

Contemporary English Version
While Israel was camped at Gilgal, the LORD said, "Joshua, make some flint knives and circumcise the rest of the Israelite men and boys."

Good News Translation
Then the LORD told Joshua, "Make some knives out of flint and circumcise the Israelites."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
At that time the LORD spoke to Joshua, "Make flint knives, and circumcise the men of Israel."

International Standard Version
At that time the LORD told Joshua, "Make for yourselves some flint knives and circumcise the Israelis who haven't been circumcised yet."

NET Bible
At that time the LORD told Joshua, "Make flint knives and circumcise the Israelites once again."
Classic Translations
King James Bible
At that time the LORD said unto Joshua, Make thee sharp knives, and circumcise again the children of Israel the second time.

New King James Version
At that time the LORD said to Joshua, “Make flint knives for yourself, and circumcise the sons of Israel again the second time.”

King James 2000 Bible
At that time the LORD said unto Joshua, Make you sharp knives, and circumcise again the children of Israel the second time.

New Heart English Bible
At that time, the LORD said to Joshua, "Make flint knives, and circumcise again the children of Israel."

World English Bible
At that time, Yahweh said to Joshua, "Make flint knives, and circumcise again the children of Israel the second time."

American King James Version
At that time the LORD said to Joshua, Make you sharp knives, and circumcise again the children of Israel the second time.

American Standard Version
At that time Jehovah said unto Joshua, Make thee knives of flint, and circumcise again the children of Israel the second time.

A Faithful Version
At that time the LORD said to Joshua, "Make sharp knives for yourselves and circumcise the children of Israel again, the second time."

Darby Bible Translation
At that time Jehovah said to Joshua, Make thee stone-knives, and circumcise again the children of Israel the second time.

English Revised Version
At that time the LORD said unto Joshua, Make thee knives of flint, and circumcise again the children of Israel the second time.

Webster's Bible Translation
At that time the LORD said to Joshua, Make thee sharp knives, and circumcise again the children of Israel the second time.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
That same time the Lord said vnto Ioshua, Make thee sharpe kniues, and returne, and circumcise the sonnes of Israel the second time.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
That same time the Lorde saide vnto Iosuah: Make thee sharp kniues, and go to agayne and circumcise the children of Israel the seconde time.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
At the same tyme sayde ye LORDE vnto Iosua: Make the knyues of stone, & circumcyse the children of Israel agayne the seconde tyme.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
At that time YHWH said to Joshua, “Make knives of flint for yourself, and return, circumcise the sons of Israel a second time”;

Young's Literal Translation
At that time said Jehovah unto Joshua, 'Make for thee knives of flint, and turn back, circumcise the sons of Israel a second time;'

Smith's Literal Translation
In that time Jehovah said to Joshua, Make to thee swords of stone, and turning back, circumcise the sons of Israel the second time.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
At that time the Lord said to Josue: Make thee knives of stone, and circumcise the second time the children of Israel.

Catholic Public Domain Version
So at that time, the Lord said to Joshua: “Make for yourself knives of stone, and circumcise the sons of Israel a second time.”

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
At that time LORD JEHOVAH said to Yeshua: “Make for yourself a blade of flint and return, circumcise the children of Israel a second time”

Lamsa Bible
At that time the LORD said to Joshua, Make for yourself a flint knife, and circumcise again the children of Israel the second time.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
At that time the LORD said unto Joshua: 'Make thee knives of flint, and circumcise again the children of Israel the second time.'

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And about this time the Lord said to Joshua, Make thee stone knives of sharp stone, and sit down and circumcise the children of Israel the second time.








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