"1The LORD will deliver them up before you, and you shall do to them according to all the commandmentswhich I have commanded you.
"2Be strong and courageous, 3do not be afraid or tremble at them, for 4the LORD your God is the one who goes with you. 5He will not fail you or forsake you."
Then Mosescalled to Joshua and said to him in the sight of allIsrael, "6Be strong and courageous, for you shall go with thispeople into the landwhich the LORD has sworn to their fathers to give them, and you shall give it to them as an inheritance.
"7The LORD is the one who goesahead of you; He will be with you. 8He will not fail you or forsake you. Do not fear or be dismayed."