Joshua 1:9

“Have not I commanded thee? Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the LORD thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Haue not I commanded thee? be strong, and of a good courage, bee not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the Lord thy God is with thee, whither soeuer thou goest.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous! Do not tremble or be dismayed, for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Have not I commanded thee? Be strong and of good courage; be not affrighted, neither be thou dismayed: for Jehovah thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Have I not given you your orders? Take heart and be strong; have no fear and do not be troubled; for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go,
- Basic English Bible

Have I not commanded thee: Be strong and courageous? Be not afraid, neither be dismayed; for Jehovah thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest.
- Darby Bible

Have not I commanded thee? Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the LORD thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest.
- Webster's Bible

Haven't I commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Don't be afraid, neither be dismayed: for Yahweh your God is with you wherever you go."
- World English Bible

`Have not I commanded thee? be strong and courageous; be not terrified nor affrighted, for with thee [is] Jehovah thy God in every [place] whither thou goest.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Have not I commanded thee? Be strong and of good courage; be not affrighted, neither be thou dismayed: for the LORD thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Joshua 1:9


1:9 I commanded thee - I whom thou art obliged to obey: I who can carry thee through every thing I put thee upon: I of whose faithfulness and almighty power thou hast had large experience?


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,