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

  • Nathan Meke
    Joshua the God chosen leader who led the Israelites with patient through to the promise land
  • Elizabeth RS
    God has given us commandment in his word on how to govern ourselves accordingly and " HE WILL " until the day he return, fullfil it. In this 1st chapter of Joshua he give some instructions to follow and assure us of his promise to reward us according to our actions to perform in obedience.
  • Theresa
    It's amazing to me and a bit scarring to know God COMMANDED us (thru Joshua) to have courage and not fear, BUT WE DO! Is it because V8.. NOT meditating on the Word!!' (day and night) Selah
  • Chinyere
    Joshua is great inpiration to me as a child of God. His dedication and unwavering support to Moses earned him the choice of God to lead God's people into the promised land after the death of Moses.
  • BUTCHFOMBY
    THE HOLY SPIRIT FILLS GOD'S SAINTS NOW, AND HE MAKES US STRONG AND COURAGEOUS LIKE JOSHUA...AMEN
  • Godson
    Joshua was a man courage and unwavering faith a man who know the power of GOD, power in spoken word,he commanded the sun to stand still it was done.

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