For ye shall pass over Jordan, to go in to possess the land
Which the Lord your God giveth you
They were now near it, and by this they are assured they should pass over it, in order to take possession of the land God had given them, and which gift of his was a sufficient title to it:
and ye shall possess it, and dwell therein:
should not only take possession of it, but make their abode in it; they are assured hereby of continuance in it, on condition they obeyed the laws of God, as follows.