Joshua 5:7-15 NLT

7 So Joshua circumcised their sons—those who had grown up to take their fathers’ places—for they had not been circumcised on the way to the Promised Land.
8 After all the males had been circumcised, they rested in the camp until they were healed.
9 Then the said to Joshua, “Today I have rolled away the shame of your slavery in Egypt.” So that place has been called Gilgala to this day.

References for Joshua 5:9

    • ̘ 5:9 - Gilgal sounds like the Hebrew word galal, meaning “to roll.”
      10 While the Israelites were camped at Gilgal on the plains of Jericho, they celebrated Passover on the evening of the fourteenth day of the first month.b

      References for Joshua 5:10

        • ̙ 5:10 - This day in the ancient Hebrew lunar calendar occurred in late March, April, or early May.
          11 The very next day they began to eat unleavened bread and roasted grain harvested from the land.
          12 No manna appeared on the day they first ate from the crops of the land, and it was never seen again. So from that time on the Israelites ate from the crops of Canaan.
          13 When Joshua was near the town of Jericho, he looked up and saw a man standing in front of him with sword in hand. Joshua went up to him and demanded, “Are you friend or foe?”
          14 “Neither one,” he replied. “I am the commander of the ’s army.” At this, Joshua fell with his face to the ground in reverence. “I am at your command,” Joshua said. “What do you want your servant to do?”
          15 The commander of the ’s army replied, “Take off your sandals, for the place where you are standing is holy.” And Joshua did as he was told.