Joshua 4:17

“Ioshua therefore commaunded the Priests, saying, Come yee vp out of Iordan.”

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Other Translations

Joshua therefore commanded the priests, saying, Come ye up out of Jordan.
- King James Version

So Joshua commanded the priests, saying, "Come up from the Jordan."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Joshua therefore commanded the priests, saying, Come ye up out of the Jordan.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So Joshua gave orders to the priests, saying, Come up now out of Jordan.
- Basic English Bible

And Joshua commanded the priests, saying, Come up out of the Jordan.
- Darby Bible

Joshua therefore commanded the priests, saying, Come ye up out of Jordan.
- Webster's Bible

Joshua therefore commanded the priests, saying, "Come up out of the Jordan!"
- World English Bible

And Joshua commandeth the priests, saying, `Come ye up out of the Jordan.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Joshua therefore commanded the priests, saying: 'Come ye up out of the Jordan.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Joshua 4:17


4:17 The priests - Who stayed contentedly in the river, 'till God by Joshua called them out.


Discussion for Joshua 4

  • Crystal
    I think god wants us to learn the importance of keeping to his commandments
  • BSP
    Verse 7~The Israelites were to pass down to their children the history of how Jehovah God took care of them and delivered them and this would help their children build faith and trust in God.
  • Christ Magnified Glorifying Jesus
    Enjoying reading through the Bible in a year. Have been playing "catchup" for over a week now. That is ok. I love how the Israelites were told to teach their children by many means (monuments, feasts, days etc) about God and their deliverance.
  • Peter A. Okebukola
    Mighty indeed is the Lord. There is no one like Him. As He parted Jordan and the Red Sea, He will part all challenges facing us but we have to trust, love and obey Him. God should give us the grace to serve Him with all our heart and soul.
  • KerryAnn
    The stones is a reminder to human due to the fact that we often forget the goodness of God and turn aside to idols the fear of God is the beginning of wisdom let us teach our children the fear of the Lord and their days will be long upon the land with the Lord our God giveth thee
  • Jacqueline
    Trust in God, He's our ROCK !!!

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