Joshua 2:7

“And the men pursued after them the way to Jordan unto the fords: and as soon as they which pursued after them were gone out, they shut the gate.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Joshua 2:7

And the men pursued after them the way to Iordan, vnto the foords: and assoone as they which pursued after them were gone out, they shut the gate.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

So the men pursued them on the road to the Jordan to the fords; and as soon as those who were pursuing them had gone out, they shut the gate.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the men pursued after them the way to the Jordan unto the fords: and as soon as they that pursued after them were gone out, they shut the gate.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So the men went after them on the road to Jordan as far as the river-crossing: and when they had gone out after them, the door into the town was shut.
- Basic English Bible

And the men pursued after them the way to the Jordan, to the fords; and when they who pursued after them had gone out, they closed the gate.
- Darby Bible

And the men pursued them the way to Jordan to the fords: and as soon as they who pursued them had gone out, they shut the gate.
- Webster's Bible

The men pursued them the way to the Jordan to the fords: and as soon as those who pursued them had gone out, they shut the gate.
- World English Bible

And the men have pursued after them the way of the Jordan, by the fords, and the gate they have shut afterwards, when the pursuers have gone out after them.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the men pursued after them the way to the Jordan unto the fords; and as soon as they that pursued after them were gone out, the gate was shut.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Joshua 2:7

Wesley's Notes for Joshua 2:7


2:7 Fords - Or passages, that is, the places where people used to pass over Jordan, whether by boats or bridges. The gate - Of the city, to prevent the escape of the spies, if peradventure Rahab was mistaken, and they yet lurked therein.


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