13 About forty thousand armed for battle crossed over before the LORD to the plains of Jericho for war.

Read Joshua 4:13 Using Other Translations

About forty thousand prepared for war passed over before the LORD unto battle, to the plains of Jericho.
About 40,000 ready for war passed over before the LORD for battle, to the plains of Jericho.
These armed men—about 40,000 strong—were ready for battle, and the LORD was with them as they crossed over to the plains of Jericho.