Joshua 4:2

“Take you twelue men out of the people, out of euery tribe a man,”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

Take you twelve men out of the people, out of every tribe a man,
- King James Version

"Take for yourselves twelve men from the people, one man from each tribe,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Take you twelve men out of the people, out of every tribe a man,
- American Standard Version (1901)

Take twelve men from the people, a man for every tribe,
- Basic English Bible

Take you twelve men out of the people, one man out of every tribe,
- Darby Bible

Take you twelve men from the people, from every tribe a man,
- Webster's Bible

Take twelve men out of the people, out of every tribe a man,
- World English Bible

`Take for you out of the people twelve men, one man -- one man out of a tribe;
- Youngs Literal Bible

'Take you twelve men out of the people, out of every tribe a man,
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Joshua 4:2


4:2 Out of every tribe a man - For the greater evidence, and the more effectual spreading the report of this marvellous work among all the tribes.


Discussion for Joshua 4

  • Emma
    Our God is mighty in battle. He decrees, no one cancels. As He was then, that's how He is now Heb. 13:8 Glory be to Him in the highest Amen.
  • 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

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