14 So when the people broke camp to cross the Jordan, the priests carrying the ark of the covenant went ahead of them.

Read Joshua 3:14 Using Other Translations

And it came to pass, when the people removed from their tents, to pass over Jordan, and the priests bearing the ark of the covenant before the people;
So when the people set out from their tents to pass over the Jordan with the priests bearing the ark of the covenant before the people,
So the people left their camp to cross the Jordan, and the priests who were carrying the Ark of the Covenant went ahead of them.