|New International Version (© 2011)|
The men of Reuben, Gad and the half-tribe of Manasseh crossed over, ready for battle, in front of the Israelites, as Moses had directed them.
King James Bible
And the children of Reuben, and the children of Gad, and half the tribe of Manasseh, passed over armed before the children of Israel, as Moses spake unto them:
American Standard Version
And the children of Reuben, and the children of Gad, and the half-tribe of Manasseh, passed over armed before the children of Israel, as Moses spake unto them:
Young's Literal Translation
and the sons of Reuben, and the sons of Gad, and the half of the tribe of Manasseh, pass over, by fifties, before the sons of Israel, as Moses had spoken unto them;
Joshua 4:12 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The children of Reuben, and - Gad - Concerning the numbers of these tribes that stayed behind to take care of the women, children, and cattle, and which amounted to 70,580 men, see the note on Numbers 32:17.
Passed over armed - See the note on Joshua 1:14.
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Joshua 1:14 Your wives, your little ones, and your cattle, shall remain in the land which Moses gave you on this side Jordan...
Numbers 32:20-32 And Moses said to them, If you will do this thing, if you will go armed before the LORD to war...
Joshua 4:12 Parallel CommentariesArmed Array Battle Bidden Children Crossed Directed Half Half-Tribe Israel Manasseh Manas'seh Moses Passed Reuben TribeArmed Array Battle Bidden Children Crossed Directed Half Half-Tribe Israel Manasseh Manas'seh Moses Passed Reuben TribeTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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Exodus 13:18 So God led the people around by the desert road toward the Red Sea. The Israelites went up out of Egypt ready for battle.
Numbers 1:24 From the descendants of Gad: All the men twenty years old or more who were able to serve in the army were listed by name, according to the records of their clans and families.
Numbers 32:17 But we will arm ourselves for battle and go ahead of the Israelites until we have brought them to their place. Meanwhile our women and children will live in fortified cities, for protection from the inhabitants of the land.
Numbers 32:27 But your servants, every man who is armed for battle, will cross over to fight before the LORD, just as our lord says."
Deuteronomy 3:18 I commanded you at that time: "The LORD your God has given you this land to take possession of it. But all your able-bodied men, armed for battle, must cross over ahead of the other Israelites.
Deuteronomy 33:21 He chose the best land for himself; the leader's portion was kept for him. When the heads of the people assembled, he carried out the LORD's righteous will, and his judgments concerning Israel."
Joshua 4:11 and as soon as all of them had crossed, the ark of the LORD and the priests came to the other side while the people watched.