Joshua 1:10

Joshua Gives Commands to the People

10 So Joshua gave orders to the officers of the people. He said,

Joshua 1:10 Meaning and Commentary

Joshua 1:10

Then Joshua commanded the officers of the people
The same word is used in ( Deuteronomy 16:18 ) ; where it seems to design such officers that attended on the judges, and executed their orders; but one would think it should here rather signify officers in the army, as captains, and the like; unless it should design a sort of heralds, who were to make proclamation throughout the camp, each of the orders issued by Joshua, immediately upon his having the above directions and instructions from the Lord:

as follows.

Joshua 1:10 In-Context

8 Never stop reading this Scroll of the Law. Day and night you must think about what it says. Make sure you do everything that is written in it. Then things will go well with you. And you will have great success.
9 "Here is what I am commanding you to do. Be strong and brave. Do not be terrified. Do not lose hope. I am the LORD your God. I will be with you everywhere you go."
10 So Joshua gave orders to the officers of the people. He said,
11 "Go through the camp. Tell the people, 'Get your supplies ready. Three days from now you will go across the Jordan River right here. You will go in and take over the land. The LORD your God is giving it to you as your very own.' "
12 Joshua also spoke to the tribes of Reuben and Gad and half of the tribe of Manasseh. He said to them,
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