Joshua 1:16

“And they answered Joshua, saying, All that thou commandest us we will do, and whithersoever thou sendest us, we will go.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And they answered Ioshua, saying, All that thou commandest vs, we will doe, and whither soeuer thou sendest vs, we will goe.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

They answered Joshua, saying, "All that you have commanded us we will do, and wherever you send us we will go.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And they answered Joshua, saying, All that thou hast commanded us we will do, and whithersoever thou sendest us we will go.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then they said to Joshua in answer, Whatever you say to us we will do, and wherever you send us we will go.
- Basic English Bible

And they answered Joshua, saying, All that thou hast commanded us will we do, and whither thou shalt send us will we go.
- Darby Bible

And they answered Joshua, saying, All that thou commandest us, we will do, and whithersoever thou sendest us, we will go.
- Webster's Bible

They answered Joshua, saying, "All that you have commanded us we will do, and wherever you send us we will go.
- World English Bible

And they answer Joshua, saying, `All that thou hast commanded us we do; and unto every [place] whither thou dost send us, we go;
- Youngs Literal Bible

And they answered Joshua, saying: 'All that thou hast commanded us we will do, and whithersoever thou sendest us we will go.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Joshua 1:16


1:16 And they answered - Not the two tribes and an half only, but the officers of all the people, in their name, concurring with the divine appointment, by which Joshua was set over them. Thus must we swear allegiance to our Lord Jesus, as the captain of our salvation.


Discussion for Joshua 1

  • Tony Ekanem
    The book of the law is the word of God. We are commanded not to allow it depart from our mouth. The word of God must be meditated upon all the time. It is in doing this that we make our way prosperous and have good success. Our prosperity and success in life depends our been strong and courageous to keep the word of God all the time
  • April
    Shalome,I was queit sad to read Moses passed,I was so happy for Moses when God shewed his Grace by shewing Moses the Land he was leading his children to,I cried in rejoice when I read that and said Thank You to GOD,I cried when Moses passed,I have been going on this journey with them all,he was blessed to have such prolonged days,now we know they will forsake GOD in his passing,how sad,peace be2U.
  • Peter A. Okebukola
    Joshua has been empowered by God to lead the Israelites on the last lap of their 40-year journey from Egypt to the Promised Land. It is a honour to serve the Lord.
  • Ephraim
    Joshua is a of obedient he takes institutions so he is a mighty man
  • Sylvia
    "Obey God and leave all the consequences to Him" Amen!
  • Babs
    Linda, when one use's someone else's words, one should give the person [you heard use the words ] the credit, I too heard him say that in his [yesterday] Lord's Day message! - I intend to read those verses ch 1, 1 to 9 Lord willing all this week

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