Joshua 1:17

“According as we hearkened vnto Moses in all things, so will we hearken vnto thee: onely the Lord thy God be with thee, as he was with Moses.”

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Other Translations

According as we hearkened unto Moses in all things, so will we hearken unto thee: only the LORD thy God be with thee, as he was with Moses.
- King James Version

"Just as we obeyed Moses in all things, so we will obey you; only may the LORD your God be with you as He was with Moses.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

According as we hearkened unto Moses in all things, so will we hearken unto thee: only Jehovah thy God be with thee, as he was with Moses.
- American Standard Version (1901)

As we gave attention to Moses in all things, so we will give attention to you: and may the Lord your God be with you as he was with Moses.
- Basic English Bible

According as we hearkened to Moses in all things, so will we hearken to thee; only may Jehovah thy God be with thee as he was with Moses.
- Darby Bible

According as we hearkened to Moses in all things, so will we hearken to thee: only the LORD thy God be with thee, as he was with Moses.
- Webster's Bible

Just as we listened to Moses in all things, so will we listen to you. Only may Yahweh your God be with you, as he was with Moses.
- World English Bible

according to all that we hearkened unto Moses [in], so we hearken unto thee; surely Jehovah thy God is with thee as He hath been with Moses.
- Youngs Literal Bible

According as we hearkened unto Moses in all things, so will we hearken unto thee; only the LORD thy God be with thee, as He was with Moses.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Joshua 1:17


1:17 Unto thee - The same obedience which we owed, to Moses, we promise unto thee. With Moses - This is not a limitation of their obedience, as if they would not obey him any longer than he was prosperous, but an additional prayer for him. As we have hereby promised thee our obedience, so our prayer shall be, that God would bless and prosper thee, as he did Moses.


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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