Joshua 21:43

“ And the Lord gaue vnto Israel all the land which hee sware to giue vnto their fathers: and they possessed it, and dwelt therein.”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

And the LORD gave unto Israel all the land which he sware to give unto their fathers; and they possessed it, and dwelt therein.
- King James Version

So the LORD gave Israel all the land which He had sworn to give to their fathers, and they possessed it and lived in it.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

So Jehovah gave unto Israel all the land which he sware to give unto their fathers; and they possessed it, and dwelt therein.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So the Lord gave to Israel all the land which he gave by oath to their fathers; so it became their heritage and their living-place.
- Basic English Bible

And Jehovah gave to Israel all the land which he swore to give unto their fathers; and they took possession of it, and dwelt in it.
- Darby Bible

And the LORD gave to Israel all the land which he swore to give to their fathers: and they possessed it, and dwelt in it.
- Webster's Bible

So Yahweh gave to Israel all the land which he swore to give to their fathers. They possessed it, and lived in it.
- World English Bible

And Jehovah giveth to Israel the whole of the land which He hath sworn to give to their fathers, and they possess it, and dwell in it;
- Youngs Literal Bible

So the LORD gave unto Israel all the land which He swore to give unto their fathers; and they possessed it, and dwelt therein.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Joshua 21:43


21:43 All the land - He gave them the right to all, and the actual possession of the greatest part of it, and power to possess the rest, as soon as it was needful for them, which was when their numbers were increased, and the absolute dominion of all the people remaining in it.


Discussion for Joshua 21

  • April
    I hope they thanked GOD every day,man can you imagen being ble to hear him,and be taught directly from our father,WOW,what an honor they surly did have,and to be a chosen servant and to have such a close relationship to him,Idk about you but it makes me smile,I know we don't get to see him like they did BUT we can have FAITH,which was required even when they did hear him or see him,I hopeALLISWELL
  • Peter A. Okebukola
    Our Lord is a promise-fulfilling God. His word is Yeah and Amen. He will do what He says He will do.
  • Richard for verse 45
    this confirm God atribute that he is infallible, so therefore believers confidence is deepened

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