Joshua 4:22

“Then yee shall let your children know, saying, Israel came ouer this Iordan on dry land.”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

Then ye shall let your children know, saying, Israel came over this Jordan on dry land.
- King James Version

then you shall inform your children, saying, 'Israel crossed this Jordan on dry ground.'
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Then ye shall let your children know, saying, Israel came over this Jordan on dry land.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then give your children the story, and say, Israel came over this river Jordan on dry land.
- Basic English Bible

then ye shall let your children know, saying, On dry land did Israel come over this Jordan;
- Darby Bible

Then ye shall let your children know, saying, Israel came over this Jordan on dry land.
- Webster's Bible

Then you shall let your children know, saying, 'Israel came over this Jordan on dry land.
- World English Bible

then ye have caused your sons to know, saying, On dry land Israel passed over this Jordan;
- Youngs Literal Bible

then ye shall let your children know, saying: Israel came over this Jordan on dry land.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

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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