And it shall be, if thou go with us, yea, it shall be
This repetition is for the confirmation of it, more strongly assuring him of what follows:
that what goodness the Lord shall do unto us, the same will we do unto
signifying that whatsoever they enjoyed in the land of Canaan he should have his share with them: the Targum of Jonathan adds,
``in the division of the land;''Jarchi says, when the land was divided, the fatness of Jericho was given to the sons of Jethro, to Jonadab, the son of Rechab, see ( Judges 1:16 ) ; from whence, however, as well as from other places, ( Judges 4:11 Judges 4:17 ) ( 1 Samuel 15:6 ) ; it appears that the posterity of this man had a settlement in the land of Canaan, and from his silence it may be thought that he was prevailed upon to go along with Moses; or if he departed into his own country, as he said he would, he returned again; at least some of his children did.