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

  • Ebenezer
    Obedience to God's instructions is the key to succeed in leadership. We are to lead people from where they are, to where God has prepared for them.
  • 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

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