Joshua 24:21

21 And the people said to Joshua, "No, we will serve the Lord!"

Joshua 24:21 Meaning and Commentary

Joshua 24:21

And the people said unto Joshua, nay
We will not serve strange gods:

but we will serve the Lord;
according to his revealed will, and him only.

Joshua 24:21 In-Context

19 But Joshua said to the people, "You cannot serve the Lord, for he is a holy God. He is a jealous God; he will not forgive your transgressions or your sins.
20 If you forsake the Lord and serve foreign gods, then he will turn and do you harm, and consume you, after having done you good."
21 And the people said to Joshua, "No, we will serve the Lord!"
22 Then Joshua said to the people, "You are witnesses against yourselves that you have chosen the Lord, to serve him." And they said, "We are witnesses."
23 He said, "Then put away the foreign gods that are among you, and incline your hearts to the Lord, the God of Israel."