Joshua 24:22

“And Ioshua said vnto the people, Yee are witnesses against your selues, that yee haue chosen you the Lord, to serue him. And they said, We are witnesses.”

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Other Translations

And Joshua said unto the people, Ye [are] witnesses against yourselves that ye have chosen you the LORD, to serve him. And they said, [We are] witnesses.
- King James Version

Joshua said to the people, "You are witnesses against yourselves that you have chosen for yourselves the LORD, to serve Him. And they said, "We are witnesses.""
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Joshua said unto the people, Ye are witnesses against yourselves that ye have chosen you Jehovah, to serve him. And they said, We are witnesses.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And Joshua said to the people, You are witnesses against yourselves that you have made the decision to be the servants of the Lord. And they said, We are witnesses.
- Basic English Bible

And Joshua said unto the people, Ye are witnesses against yourselves that ye have chosen you Jehovah, to serve him. And they said, [We are] witnesses.
- Darby Bible

And Joshua said to the people, Ye are witnesses against yourselves that ye have chosen you the LORD, to serve him. And they said, We are witnesses.
- Webster's Bible

Joshua said to the people, "You are witnesses against yourselves that you have chosen Yahweh yourselves, to serve him." They said, "We are witnesses."
- World English Bible

And Joshua saith unto the people, `Witnesses ye are against yourselves, that ye have chosen for you Jehovah to serve Him (and they say, `Witnesses!')
- Youngs Literal Bible

And Joshua said unto the people: 'Ye are witnesses against yourselves that ye have chosen you the LORD, to serve Him. --And they said: 'We are witnesses.'--
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Joshua 24:22


24:22 Against yourselves - This solemn profession will be a swift witness against you, if hereafter you apostatize from God.


Discussion for Joshua 24

  • Anne
    With God's help and guidance, Joshua fulfilled his purpose by leading Israel into Canaan and settling them in the promised land, as God commanded. As he left he admonished them to choose whom they will serve and remined them of the consequences of their choice.
  • NOEL
    My brother and sisters in Christ Jesus, Its nice the life story of Joshua. He is only assistant and follower of Moses, but his hearth and mind is defecated to serve Moses and his almighty God. He don't know how to lead and protect the people but according to the bible Moses gave him the power to continued his mission given by our almighty God and his purposed nothing is impossible will domed.
  • Steve morrow
    JOSHUA 24:20 if you forsake THE LORD and serve strange gods then HE will turn and do you hurt and consume you after that HE hath done you good 2 TIMOTHY 2:13 IF WE SUFFER WE SHALL ALSO REIGN WITH HIM --- IF WE DENY HIM HE ALSO WILL DENY US --- 1 JOHN 2:4 he that saith I know HIM and keepeth not HIS commandments --- is a liar and the truth is not in him
  • Truth
    Truth be told this is where Jesus got all of his teachings and learning from the so called Old Testament and the true meaning of know one gets to father but through
    Me is to walk as I do and be as I am not the praising him but GOD who sent him and he also told the disciples they shall do greater things then him so since Jesus isn't a liar and you can't have 2 masters it's about GOD GOD AND GOD
  • A disciple
    "If you know these things, happy are you if you do them."God gives us commandments to live by and He expects obedience from the heart, as good and beloved children. Disobedience, selfishness and sinning against one's conscience, against one's God, against one's neighbor; is not a health issue, but a moral issue. "If you do right, won't you be accepted? but if you do not right, sin is at the door."
  • A disciple
    "Ye cannot serve the LORD: for he is an holy God; he is a jealous God; he will not forgive your transgressions nor your sins. If ye forsake the LORD, and serve strange gods, then he will turn and do you hurt, and consume you, after that he hath done you good." It is the LORD's prerogative who is to be saved, and who shall serve Him; and He does not accept hypocrisy, lip-service or insincerity.

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