Joshua 3:6

“And Joshua spake unto the priests, saying, Take up the ark of the covenant, and pass over before the people. And they took up the ark of the covenant, and went before the people.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And Ioshua spake vnto the Priests, saying, Take vp the Arke of the Couenant, and passe ouer before the people. And they tooke vp the Arke of the Couenant, and went before the people.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And Joshua spoke to the priests, saying, "Take up the ark of the covenant and cross over ahead of the people. So they took up the ark of the covenant and went ahead of the people."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Joshua spake unto the priests, saying, Take up the ark of the covenant, and pass over before the people. And they took up the ark of the covenant, and went before the people.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then Joshua said to the priests, Take up the ark of the agreement and go over in front of the people. So they took up the ark of the agreement and went in front of the people.
- Basic English Bible

And Joshua spoke to the priests, saying, Take up the ark of the covenant, and go over before the people. And they took up the ark of the covenant, and went before the people.
- Darby Bible

And Joshua spoke to the priests, saying, Take up the ark of the covenant, and pass over before the people. And they took up the ark of the covenant, and went before the people.
- Webster's Bible

Joshua spoke to the priests, saying, "Take up the ark of the covenant, and pass over before the people." They took up the ark of the covenant, and went before the people.
- World English Bible

And Joshua speaketh unto the priests, saying, `Take up the ark of the covenant, and pass over before the people;' and they take up the ark of the covenant, and go before the people.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And Joshua spoke unto the priests, saying: 'Take up the ark of the covenant, and pass on before the people.' And they took up the ark of the covenant, and went before the people.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Joshua 3:6


3:6 Take up - Namely, upon your shoulders; for so they were to carry it, #Numb 7:9|. Before the people - Not in the middle of them, as you used to do.


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