16 They answered Joshua, saying, "All that you have commanded us we will do, and wherever * * you send us we will go.
17 "Just * as we obeyed Moses in all things, so we will obey you; only 1may the LORD your God be with you as He was with Moses.
18 "Anyone * who rebels against your acommand and does not obey your words in all that you command him, shall be put to death; only be strong and courageous."