Joshua 1:16

“ And they answered Ioshua, saying, All that thou commandest vs, we will doe, and whither soeuer thou sendest vs, we will goe.”

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Other Translations

And they answered Joshua, saying, All that thou commandest us we will do, and whithersoever thou sendest us, we will go.
- King James Version

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

  • Obbie Beal
    Time or The-Clock-of-Jehovah GOD required Moses to rest. We also should be conscious of Time or The-Clock-of-GOD as it relate to our personal life because any minute of any hour GOD can require us to rest or be ready to assume leadership as Joshua was given the responsibility of leadership. Leadership of at least 1 me,I, myself.
  • Freedomborn in Life...
    Thank you for the Wonderful Verses you Post for us each day they Uplift me greatly and the Pictures that highlight them fit so well too. God tells us all Scripture is for our good regardless of whom they were Originally Spoken for so each day I have been very Thankful for His Loving Reasurence and Guidence during this Storm in my life. God Bless you All for your Faithfulness. Anne or Grannie Annie
  • Lakesha P
    I love the spirit of Joshua. He was determined to follow God from a young age. I like how the Bible describes him and Caleb of "having a different spirit". It is obvious by his actions of obedience that he was a man of great courage, as instructed. Faithful to the end as I'm sure his wife was and of strong character.
  • Dayo Joseph Olufe
    What a true servant is Joshua! God give me the heart of obedient to your commandments like Joshua minister of Moses, Joshua 8:1
  • Jane
    Joshua was very obedient to the word GOD and no wonder God gave him success
  • Kersh
    I love how Joshua did not exhalt himself above Moses' ways of leadership Joshua built upon Moses' leadership skills and used Moses prophetic words from the Lord to remind God's people of God's promises. Hence, the people honored Joshua and vowed to protect follow his commands the same way that they have obeyed the voice of Moses.

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