Joshua 4:21
Good News Translation
And he said to the people of Israel, "In the future, when your children ask you what these stones mean,

Contemporary English Version
Then Joshua told the people: Years from now your children will ask you why these rocks are here.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And said to the children of Israel: When your children shall ask their fathers tomorrow, and shall say to them: What mean these stones?

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And said to the children of Israel: When your children shall ask their fathers tomorrow, and shall say to them: What mean these stones?

When your

Joshua 4:6 That it may be a sign among you: and when your children shall ask you tomorrow, saying: What means these stones?

Psalm 105:2-5 Sing to him, yea sing praises to him: relate all his wondrous works. . . .

Psalm 145:4-7 Generation and generation shall praise thy works: and they shall declare thy power. . . .

in time to come [hb] to-morrow

Context
The Camp at Gilgal
20And the twelve stones, which they had taken out of the channel of the Jordan, Joshua pitched in Galgal, 21And said to the children of Israel: When your children shall ask their fathers tomorrow, and shall say to them: What mean these stones?22You shall teach them, and say: Israel passed over this Jordan through the dry channel,…
Cross References
Exodus 13:14
And when thy son shall ask thee to morrow, saying: What is this? thou shalt answer him: With a strong hand did the Lord bring us forth out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage.

Joshua 4:6
That it may be a sign among you: and when your children shall ask you tomorrow, saying: What means these stones?

Joshua 4:20
And the twelve stones, which they had taken out of the channel of the Jordan, Joshua pitched in Galgal,

Joshua 4:22
You shall teach them, and say: Israel passed over this Jordan through the dry channel,

Additional Translations
Then Joshua said to the Israelites, “In the future, when your children ask their fathers, ‘What is the meaning of these stones?’And he spoke to the children of Israel, saying, When your children shall ask their fathers in time to come, saying, What mean these stones?

And he spake unto the children of Israel, saying, When your children shall ask their fathers in time to come, saying, What mean these stones?

saying, When your sons ask you, saying, What are these stones?

And he spoke to the children of Israel, saying, When your children hereafter ask their fathers, saying, What [mean] these stones?

And he spake unto the children of Israel, saying, When your children shall ask their fathers in time to come, saying, What mean these stones?

And he spoke to the children of Israel, saying, When your children shall ask their fathers in time to come, saying, What mean these stones?

He spoke to the children of Israel, saying, "When your children ask their fathers in time to come, saying, 'What do these stones mean?'

And he speaketh unto the sons of Israel, saying, 'When your sons ask their fathers hereafter, saying, What are these stones?
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