Joshua 8:6
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New International Version
They will pursue us until we have lured them away from the city, for they will say, 'They are running away from us as they did before.' So when we flee from them,

New Living Translation
We will let them chase us until we have drawn them away from the town. For they will say, 'The Israelites are running away from us as they did before.' Then, while we are running from them,

English Standard Version
And they will come out after us, until we have drawn them away from the city. For they will say, ‘They are fleeing from us, just as before.’ So we will flee before them.

New American Standard Bible
"They will come out after us until we have drawn them away from the city, for they will say, 'They are fleeing before us as at the first.' So we will flee before them.

King James Bible
(For they will come out after us) till we have drawn them from the city; for they will say, They flee before us, as at the first: therefore we will flee before them.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They will come after us until we have drawn them away from the city, for they will say, 'They are fleeing from us as before.' While we are fleeing from them,

International Standard Version
They'll come after us until we've drawn them away from the city, because they'll say, 'They're running away from us just like they did before.' While we're running away from them,

NET Bible
They will attack us until we have lured them from the city, for they will say, 'They are retreating from us like before.' We will retreat from them.

New Heart English Bible
They will come out after us, until we have drawn them away from the city; for they will say, 'They flee before us, like the first time.' So we will flee before them,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
They'll come out after us, and we will lure them away from the city. They'll say, 'They're running away from us just like the first time.' As we run away from them,

JPS Tanakh 1917
And they will come out after us, till we have drawn them away from the city; for they will say: They flee before us, as at the first; so we will flee before them.

New American Standard 1977
“And they will come out after us until we have drawn them away from the city, for they will say, ‘They are fleeing before us as at the first.’ So we will flee before them.

Jubilee Bible 2000
(for they will come out after us) until we have raptured them out of the city; for they will say, They flee before us as at the first. Therefore, we will flee before them.

King James 2000 Bible
(For they will come out after us) till we have drawn them from the city; for they will say, They flee before us, as at the first: therefore we will flee before them.

American King James Version
(For they will come out after us) till we have drawn them from the city; for they will say, They flee before us, as at the first: therefore we will flee before them.

American Standard Version
and they will come out after us, till we have drawn them away from the city; for they will say, They flee before us, as at the first: so we will flee before them;

Douay-Rheims Bible
Till they pursuing us be drawn farther from the city: for they will think that we flee as before.

Darby Bible Translation
And they will come out after us till we have drawn them from the city; for they will say, They flee before us, as at the first; and we will flee before them.

English Revised Version
and they will come out after us, till we have drawn them away from the city; for they will say, They flee before us, as at the first; so we will flee before them:

Webster's Bible Translation
(For they will come out after us) till we have drawn them from the city; for they will say, They flee before us, as at the first: therefore we will flee before them.

World English Bible
They will come out after us, until we have drawn them away from the city; for they will say, 'They flee before us, like the first time.' So we will flee before them,

Young's Literal Translation
and they have come out after us till we have drawn them out of the city, for they say, They are fleeing before us as at the first, and we have fled before them,
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
8:3-22 Observe Joshua's conduct and prudence. Those that would maintain their spiritual conflicts must not love their ease. Probably he went into the valley alone, to pray to God for a blessing, and he did not seek in vain. He never drew back till the work was done. Those that have stretched out their hands against their spiritual enemies, must never draw them back.
Study Bible
The Conquest of Ai
5"Then I and all the people who are with me will approach the city. And when they come out to meet us as at the first, we will flee before them. 6"They will come out after us until we have drawn them away from the city, for they will say, 'They are fleeing before us as at the first.' So we will flee before them. 7"And you shall rise from your ambush and take possession of the city, for the LORD your God will deliver it into your hand.…
Cross References
Joshua 8:5
"Then I and all the people who are with me will approach the city. And when they come out to meet us as at the first, we will flee before them.

Joshua 8:7
"And you shall rise from your ambush and take possession of the city, for the LORD your God will deliver it into your hand.
Treasury of Scripture

(For they will come out after us) till we have drawn them from the city; for they will say, They flee before us, as at the first: therefore we will flee before them.

drawn [heb] pulled

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They flee

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