Joshua 1:16

“And they answered Joshua, saying, All that thou commandest us we will do, and whithersoever thou sendest us, we will go.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And they answered Ioshua, saying, All that thou commandest vs, we will doe, and whither soeuer thou sendest vs, we will goe.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

They answered Joshua, saying, "All that you have commanded us we will do, and wherever you send us we will go.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And they answered Joshua, saying, All that thou hast commanded us we will do, and whithersoever thou sendest us we will go.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then they said to Joshua in answer, Whatever you say to us we will do, and wherever you send us we will go.
- Basic English Bible

And they answered Joshua, saying, All that thou hast commanded us will we do, and whither thou shalt send us will we go.
- Darby Bible

And they answered Joshua, saying, All that thou commandest us, we will do, and whithersoever thou sendest us, we will go.
- Webster's Bible

They answered Joshua, saying, "All that you have commanded us we will do, and wherever you send us we will go.
- World English Bible

And they answer Joshua, saying, `All that thou hast commanded us we do; and unto every [place] whither thou dost send us, we go;
- Youngs Literal Bible

And they answered Joshua, saying: 'All that thou hast commanded us we will do, and whithersoever thou sendest us we will go.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Joshua 1:16


1:16 And they answered - Not the two tribes and an half only, but the officers of all the people, in their name, concurring with the divine appointment, by which Joshua was set over them. Thus must we swear allegiance to our Lord Jesus, as the captain of our salvation.


Discussion for Joshua 1

  • Amy Mudzamiri
    My dad's name was Joshua. He was an amazing man. I read this book each time I think of him. It gives me some kind of Joy and peace. I am probably going to name my son Joshua too.

    I particularly love Chapter 1 verse 3. I have great confidence because of that promise. There is power is that word.
  • JK
    Is message for me from the Lord. Today .Praise God ...
  • Mark Mathews
    Joshua was called of GOD and he answered the call as we all should do!We were all chosen for a certain calling and we should answer it as well as Joshua did. GOD gave it to them,they just needed to go claim it all!But like all people they failed to go claim it all!To this day!GOD gave us his grace for free!! We just need to go claim our Inheritance freely gave at the Cross!!!BLOOD does it all
  • Aghedo Osazee
    Lord may your word and commandment never depart from our heart and give us the grace to always be benefactors of ur promises so our light will shine, Amen
  • Debra
    I was a young woman of of 17 when I read the book of Joshua. As I read of this leader/trogon, he reminder me of my grandfather. I told him if I had a son I would name him- first name Joshua and second name after him because I could see Joshua in my grandfather, who's name was Slavone (French). Thus, Joshua Slavone. Family tells me he is so much like him. He was an officer and now a lawyer.
  • TONNY KWANGA
    Joshua was a verry good and even God wanted 2 show him that the power which guied moses was still there

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