Joshua 1:5

“There shall not any man be able to stand before thee all the days of thy life: as I was with Moses, so I will be with thee: I will not fail thee, nor forsake thee.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

There shall not any man be able to stand before thee all the dayes of thy life: as I was with Moses, so I will be with thee: I will not faile thee, nor forsake thee.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"No man will {be able to} stand before you all the days of your life. Just as I have been with Moses, I will be with you; I will not fail you or forsake you.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

There shall not any man be able to stand before thee all the days of thy life. as I was with Moses, so I will be with thee; I will not fail thee, nor forsake thee.
- American Standard Version (1901)

While you are living, all will give way before you: as I was with Moses, so I will be with you; I will not take away my help from you or give you up.
- Basic English Bible

None shall be able to stand before thee all the days of thy life: as I was with Moses, so will I be with thee; I will not leave thee, neither will I forsake thee.
- Darby Bible

There shall not any man be able to stand before thee all the days of thy life: as I was with Moses, so I will be with thee: I will not fail thee, nor forsake thee.
- Webster's Bible

No man will be able to stand before you all the days of your life. As I was with Moses, so I will be with you. I will not fail you nor forsake you.
- World English Bible

`No man doth station himself before thee all days of thy life; as I have been with Moses, I am with thee, I do not fail thee, nor forsake thee;
- Youngs Literal Bible

There shall not any man be able to stand before thee all the days of thy life; as I was with Moses, so I will be with thee; I will not fail thee, nor forsake thee.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Joshua 1:5


1:5 With Moses - To assist him against all his enemies, and in all the difficulties of governing this stiff - necked people, which Joshua might justly fear no less than the Canaanites. Forsake thee - I will not leave thee destitute either of inward support, or of outward assistance.


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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