Joshua 1:14

“Your wives, your little ones, and your cattle, shall remain in the land which Moses gave you on this side Jordan; but ye shall pass before your brethren armed, all the mighty men of valour, and help them;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Your wiues, your litle ones, and your cattell shall remaine in the lande which Moses gaue you on this side Iordan; but ye shall passe before your brethren armed, all the mightie men of valour, and helpe them:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Your wives, your little ones, and your cattle shall remain in the land which Moses gave you beyond the Jordan, but you shall cross before your brothers in battle array, all your valiant warriors, and shall help them,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Your wives, your little ones, and your cattle, shall abide in the land which Moses gave you beyond the Jordan; but ye shall pass over before your brethren armed, all the mighty men of valor, and shall help them;
- American Standard Version (1901)

Your wives, your little ones, and your cattle will be kept here in the land which Moses gave you on this side of Jordan; but you, the fighting-men, are to go over before your brothers, armed, to give them help;
- Basic English Bible

Your wives, your little ones, and your cattle shall abide in the land that Moses gave you on this side of the Jordan, but ye, all the valiant men, shall go over in array before your brethren and help them,
- Darby Bible

Your wives, your little ones, and your cattle shall remain in the land which Moses gave you on this side of Jordan; but ye shall pass before your brethren armed, all the mighty men of valor, and help them;
- Webster's Bible

Your wives, your little ones, and your livestock, shall live in the land which Moses gave you beyond the Jordan; but you shall pass over before your brothers armed, all the mighty men of valor, and shall help them
- World English Bible

your wives, your infants, and your substance, abide in the land which Moses hath given to you beyond the Jordan, and ye -- ye pass over by fifties, before your brethren, all the mighty ones of valour, and have helped them,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Your wives, your little ones, and your cattle, shall abide in the land which Moses gave you beyond the Jordan; but ye shall pass over before your brethren armed, all the mighty men of valour, and shall help them;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Joshua 1:14


1:14 Before their brethren - In the front of all of them; which was but reasonable; because they had the advantage of their brethren, having actually received their portion, which their brethren had only in hope, because they were freed from those impediments which the rest were exposed to, their wives, and children, and estates being safely lodged; and to prevent their withdrawing themselves from the present service, which they otherwise would have had temptation to do, because of the nearness of their habitations. Armed - For by this time they were well furnished with arms, which they had either from the Egyptians, Amalekites, or Amorites, from whom they had taken them; or by purchase from those people by whose borders they passed. Men of valour - All such were obliged to go over if occasion required it, but Joshua took only some of them, because they were sufficient for his purpose, and because some were fit to be left, both to secure their own wives, children, and possessions, and to prevent their enemies on that side from giving them disturbance in their enterprise upon Canaan.


Discussion for Joshua 1

  • Asale. Haquekyah
    This scripture shows me the ancient hebrew God YHWH Eloheem the sacred define holy signature written in side of our body that the hebrews knew that was told to be remembered from generation to generation to what ever is happening as moses carried the hebrews YHWH tetragrammaton Eloheem creator will continue to use chosen prohets male or female those who obeys the laws and statues faithfully
  • Annonamoud
    God will never leaves us r forsake us. and he wants us to obey and prosper, what a all mighty Jehovah God and his special son Jedus Christ
  • Willy
    I LOVE THE WAY GOD RECOMMITS TO JOSHUA WITH HIS PROMISES AND HOW HE MAKES WONDERS IN REVERENCE OF JOSHUA BY HIS FELLOW ISRAELITE'S.
  • Emile Carr
    I love everything in ,Gods love ,(his word)after all I put him though he gave me the word.God bless evrryone
  • NANA ASIEDU
    Comment*psalm 1, 1-3 and Joshua 1:8 very good for young beginnING Christians.
  • Mark verrell
    it is an inspiring verse, it affirms that we should always have THE WORD OF GOD READY IN RESPONSE TO ANY QUESTION OR INQUIRY THAT IS PRESENTED TO US,

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