Joshua 1:17

“According as we hearkened unto Moses in all things, so will we hearken unto thee: only the LORD thy God be with thee, as he was with Moses.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

According as we hearkened vnto Moses in all things, so will we hearken vnto thee: onely the Lord thy God be with thee, as he was with Moses.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Just as we obeyed Moses in all things, so we will obey you; only may the LORD your God be with you as He was with Moses.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

According as we hearkened unto Moses in all things, so will we hearken unto thee: only Jehovah thy God be with thee, as he was with Moses.
- American Standard Version (1901)

As we gave attention to Moses in all things, so we will give attention to you: and may the Lord your God be with you as he was with Moses.
- Basic English Bible

According as we hearkened to Moses in all things, so will we hearken to thee; only may Jehovah thy God be with thee as he was with Moses.
- Darby Bible

According as we hearkened to Moses in all things, so will we hearken to thee: only the LORD thy God be with thee, as he was with Moses.
- Webster's Bible

Just as we listened to Moses in all things, so will we listen to you. Only may Yahweh your God be with you, as he was with Moses.
- World English Bible

according to all that we hearkened unto Moses [in], so we hearken unto thee; surely Jehovah thy God is with thee as He hath been with Moses.
- Youngs Literal Bible

According as we hearkened unto Moses in all things, so will we hearken unto thee; only the LORD thy God be with thee, as He was with Moses.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Joshua 1:17


1:17 Unto thee - The same obedience which we owed, to Moses, we promise unto thee. With Moses - This is not a limitation of their obedience, as if they would not obey him any longer than he was prosperous, but an additional prayer for him. As we have hereby promised thee our obedience, so our prayer shall be, that God would bless and prosper thee, as he did Moses.


Discussion for Joshua 1

  • Misty
    Thanks for sharing Linda I am now reading this chapter from 1-9 twice daily for a week. Much appreciated.
  • 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
  • Linda
    Read Joshua 1: 1-9 everyday 2X a day for just 1 week and I promise you'll have a testimony....God is so good.... His word is true and there is life in it ... Amen
  • Cal
    This mean that he is always with us.
  • Mrs.Understood
    Amen Lord correct us we welcome your discipline Thank you!

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