Joshua 3:9

9 Then Joshua told the Israelites, "Come closer and listen to the words of the Lord your God."

Joshua 3:9 Meaning and Commentary

Joshua 3:9

And Joshua said unto the children of Israel, come hither
Very probably to the door of the tabernacle:

and hear the words of the Lord your God;
which he was about to deliver to them as from him, and in his name.

Joshua 3:9 In-Context

7 The Lord spoke to Joshua: "Today I will begin to exalt you in the sight of all Israel, so they will know that I will be with you just as I was with Moses.
8 Command the priests carrying the ark of the covenant: 'When you reach the edge of the waters, stand in the Jordan.' "
9 Then Joshua told the Israelites, "Come closer and listen to the words of the Lord your God."
10 He said, "You will know that the living God is among you and that He will certainly dispossess before you the Canaanites, Hittites, Hivites, Perizzites, Girgashites, Amorites, and Jebusites
11 when the ark of the covenant of the Lord of all the earth goes ahead of you into the Jordan.