Joshua 4:6

6 to serve as a sign among you. In the future, when your children ask you, ‘What do these stones mean?’

Read Joshua 4:6 Using Other Translations

That this may be a sign among you, that when your children ask their fathers in time to come, saying, What mean ye by these stones?
that this may be a sign among you. When your children ask in time to come, 'What do those stones mean to you?'
We will use these stones to build a memorial. In the future your children will ask you, ‘What do these stones mean?’

What does Joshua 4:6 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Joshua 4:6

That this may be a sign among you
A commemorative one:

[that] when your children ask [their fathers] in time to come;
or "tomorrow" F7 and so in all time, or any time hereafter:

saying, what mean you by these stones?
what is the reason of setting them up, and in this place, and being just of such a number?


FOOTNOTES:

F7 (rxm) (aurion) , Sept. "eras", Pagninus, Montanus.
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