Joshua 1:3

3 I will give you every place where you set your foot, as I promised Moses.

Joshua 1:3 in Other Translations

KJV
3 Every place that the sole of your foot shall tread upon, that have I given unto you, as I said unto Moses.
ESV
3 Every place that the sole of your foot will tread upon I have given to you, just as I promised to Moses.
NLT
3 I promise you what I promised Moses: ‘Wherever you set foot, you will be on land I have given you—
MSG
3 I'm giving you every square inch of the land you set your foot on - just as I promised Moses.
CSB
3 I have given you every place where the sole of your foot treads, just as I promised Moses.

Joshua 1:3 Meaning and Commentary

Joshua 1:3

Every place that the sole of your feet shall tread upon
That is, in the land of Canaan:

that have I given unto you, as I said unto Moses:
(See Gill on Deuteronomy 11:24); though the Jews extend this to all without the land subdued by them, and even to all the countries they now tread on, and are exiles in; but the limits of what the Lord gave them are fixed in ( Joshua 1:4 ) .

Joshua 1:3 In-Context

1 After the death of Moses the servant of the LORD, the LORD said to Joshua son of Nun, Moses’ aide:
2 “Moses my servant is dead. Now then, you and all these people, get ready to cross the Jordan River into the land I am about to give to them—to the Israelites.
3 I will give you every place where you set your foot, as I promised Moses.
4 Your territory will extend from the desert to Lebanon, and from the great river, the Euphrates—all the Hittite country—to the Mediterranean Sea in the west.
5 No one will be able to stand against you all the days of your life. As I was with Moses, so I will be with you; I will never leave you nor forsake you.

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Cross References 2

  • 1. S Deuteronomy 11:24
  • 2. Genesis 50:24; Numbers 13:2; Deuteronomy 1:8