For the children of Israel walked forty years in the wilderness, till all the people that were men of war, which came out of Egypt, were consumed , because they obeyed not the voice of the LORD: unto whom the LORD sware that he would not shew them the land, which the LORD sware unto their fathers that he would give us, a land that floweth with milk and honey.
And it came to pass, when Joshua had spoken unto the people, that the seven priests bearing the seven trumpets of rams' horns passed on before the LORD, and blew with the trumpets: and the ark of the covenant of the LORD followed them.
And the armed men went before the priests that blew with the trumpets, and the rereward came after the ark, the priests going on , and blowing with the trumpets.
And seven priests bearing seven trumpets of rams' horns before the ark of the LORD went on continually , and blew with the trumpets: and the armed men went before them; but the rereward came after the ark of the LORD, the priests going on , and blowing with the trumpets.
There was not a word of all that Moses commanded , which Joshua read not before all the congregation of Israel, with the women, and the little ones, and the strangers that were conversant among them.
And it came to pass, when they brought out those kings unto Joshua, that Joshua called for all the men of Israel, and said unto the captains of the men of war which went with him, Come near , put your feet upon the necks of these kings. And they came near , and put their feet upon the necks of them.
Give out from among you three men for each tribe: and I will send them, and they shall rise , and go through the land, and describe it according to the inheritance of them; and they shall come again to me.
And the men arose , and went away : and Joshua charged them that went to describe the land, saying , Go and walk through the land, and describe it, and come again to me, that I may here cast lots for you before the LORD in Shiloh.
And, behold, this day I am going the way of all the earth: and ye know in all your hearts and in all your souls, that not one thing hath failed of all the good things which the LORD your God spake concerning you; all are come to pass unto you, and not one thing hath failed thereof.
When ye have transgressed the covenant of the LORD your God, which he commanded you, and have gone and served other gods, and bowed yourselves to them; then shall the anger of the LORD be kindled against you, and ye shall perish quickly from off the good land which he hath given unto you.
For the LORD our God, he it is that brought us up and our fathers out of the land of Egypt, from the house of bondage, and which did those great signs in our sight, and preserved us in all the way wherein we went , and among all the people through whom we passed :