Joshua 4:6
Good News Translation
These stones will remind the people of what the LORD has done. In the future, when your children ask what these stones mean to you,

Douay-Rheims Bible
That it may be a sign among you: and when your children shall ask you tomorrow, saying: What means these stones?

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

a sign

Joshua 22:27 But for a testimony between us and you, and our posterity and yours, that we may serve the Lord, and that we may have a right to offer both holocausts, and victims and sacrifices of peace offerings: and that your children to morrow may not say to our children: You have no part in the Lord.

Exodus 12:14 And this day shall be for a memorial to you; and you shall keep it a feast to the Lord in your generations, with an everlasting observance.

Exodus 13:9 And it shall be as a sign in thy hand, and as a memorial before thy eyes; and that the law of the Lord be always in thy mouth, for with a strong hand the Lord hath brought thee out of the land of Egypt.

Exodus 31:13 Speak to the children of Israel, and thou shalt say to them: See that you keep my sabbath; because it is a sign between me and you in your generations that you may know that I am the Lord, who sanctify you.

Numbers 16:38 In the deaths of the sinners: and let him beat them into plates, and fasten them to the altar, because incense hath been offered in them to the Lord, and they are sanctified, that the children of Israel may see them for a sign and a memorial.

Isaiah 55:13 Instead of the shrub, shall come up the fir tree, and instead of the nettle, shall come up the myrtle tree: and the Lord shall be named for an everlasting sign, that shall not be taken away.

Ezekiel 20:12 Moreover I gave them also my sabbaths, to be a sign between me and them: and that they might know that I am the Lord that sanctify them.

when your

Joshua 4:21 And said to the children of Israel: When your children shall ask their fathers tomorrow, and shall say to them: What mean these stones?

Exodus 12:26 And when your children shall say to you: What is the meaning of this service?

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.

Deuteronomy 6:20,21 And when thy son shall ask thee to morrow, saying: What mean these testimonies, and ceremonies and judgments, which the Lord our God hath commanded us? . . .

Deuteronomy 11:19 Teach your children that they meditate on them, when thou sittest in thy house, and when thou walkest on the way, and when thou liest down and risest up.

Psalm 44:1 Hope in God, for I will still give praise to him: the salvation of my countenance, and my God. [1] Unto the end, for the sons of Core, to give understanding.

Psalm 71:18 And unto old age and grey hairs: O God, forsake me not, Until I shew forth thy arm to all the generation that is to come: Thy power,

Psalm 78:3-8 How great things have we heard and known, and our fathers have told us. . . .

Isaiah 38:19 The living, the living, he shall give praise to thee, as I do this day: the father shall make the truth known to the children.

Acts 2:39 For the promise is to you and to your children and to all that are far off, whomsoever the Lord our God shall call.

in time to come [heb] to-morrow

Context
Twelve Stones from the Jordan
5And he said to them: Go before the ark of the Lord your God to the midst of the Jordan, and carry from thence every man a stone on your shoulders, according to the number of the children of Israel, 6That it may be a sign among you: and when your children shall ask you tomorrow, saying: What means these stones?7You shall answer them: The waters of the Jordan ran off before the ark of the covenant of the Lord when it passed over the same: therefore were these stones set for a monument of the children of Israel forever.…
Cross References
Exodus 12:26
And when your children shall say to you: What is the meaning of this service?

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 4:5
And he said to them: Go before the ark of the Lord your God to the midst of the Jordan, and carry from thence every man a stone on your shoulders, according to the number of the children of Israel,

Joshua 4:21
And said to the children of Israel: When your children shall ask their fathers tomorrow, and shall say to them: What mean these stones?

Additional Translations
to serve as a sign among you. In the future, when your children ask, ‘What do these stones mean to you?’That this may be a sign among you, that when your children ask their fathers in time to come, saying, What mean you by these stones?

that this may be a sign among you, that, when your children ask in time to come, saying, What mean ye by these stones?

that these may be to you continually for an appointed sign, that when thy son asks thee in future, saying, What are these stones to us?

that this may be a sign in your midst. When your children ask hereafter, saying, What mean ye by these stones?

that this may be a sign among you, that when your children ask in time to come, saying, What mean ye by these stones?

That this may be a sign among you, that when your children ask their fathers in time to come, saying, What mean ye by these stones?

that this may be a sign among you, that when your children ask in time to come, saying, 'What do you mean by these stones?'

so that this is a sign in your midst, when your children ask hereafter, saying, What are these stones to you?
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