Joshua 23:11

“Take good heed therefore unto yourselves, that ye love the LORD your God.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Take good heed therefore vnto your selues, that ye loue the Lord your God.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"So take diligent heed to yourselves to love the LORD your God.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Take good heed therefore unto yourselves, that ye love Jehovah your God.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So keep watch on yourselves, and see that you have love for the Lord your God.
- Basic English Bible

Take great heed therefore unto your souls, that ye love Jehovah your God.
- Darby Bible

Take good heed therefore to yourselves, that ye love the LORD your God.
- Webster's Bible

Take good heed therefore to yourselves, that you love Yahweh your God.
- World English Bible

and ye have been very watchful for yourselves to love Jehovah your God.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Take good heed therefore unto yourselves, that ye love the LORD your God.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Joshua 23:11

23:11 Take heed - Now it requires more watchfulness and diligence than it did in the wilderness, because your temptations are now stronger; from the examples and insinuations of your bad neighbours, the remainders of this wicked people; and from your own peace and prosperity: and the pride, security, forgetfulness of God, and luxury, which usually attend that condition.

Discussion for Joshua 23

  • Jane
    At point of death Moses parting woods to Isreal was that he knew they will transgress because they are stiff necked , Jushua too has said same ..when ye have transgressed... So they transgressed. I feel our Pastors and parents should learn from this and prophesy positive even in the face of stubborness
  • Gary
    Yes, God did put the Israelites in a great place with their enemies submissive to them. What about the warning that God gave them. People want to over look that, and that is why this nation is where it is today. We haven 't taken that warning seriously, or we don 't think it applies to us today. What is more the truth is that people are not even aware of what God has said because Gods word is not even important enough to read and learn what He likes and dislikes. God is the same today as He was yesterday. I believe God is angry with His children today. Look around are we not living the very way He said not to live? We have taken other Gods in our Churches. Celebrating Easter on our High Sabbath. Passover is not rolling eggs and worshiping Fertility Gods. Our own Dictionary tells us that Easter is a Pagan Holliday. This is done in spite of what God has said, and there are many other things that "Christians " allow that spits right in Gods eye. Men marring Men, Women Marring Women. People act like God doesn 't even exist. There is a hell to pay. In His service.
  • Owen
    great love it ,the word cleave reminds me of genisis when the Lord said a man must leave mother andfather and be joined, to his wife, we might use the word cleave also , so that they may be one, just as Elijah and his servant
  • Brianna Wilson for verse 14
    This certainly is a faith strengthening scripture. Joshua had faith in Jehovah God's promise to deliver them! Today we can be sure that Jehovah will keep his promise to restore the earth to a paradise, and deliver his faithful ones.

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