Joshua 1:8
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English Standard Version
This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do according to all that is written in it. For then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have good success.

King James Bible
This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success.

American Standard Version
This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth, but thou shalt meditate thereon day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Let not the book of this law depart from thy mouth: but thou shalt meditate on it day and night, that thou mayst observe and do all things that are written in it: then shalt thou direct thy way, and understand it.

English Revised Version
This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth, but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success.

Webster's Bible Translation
This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate in it day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success.

Joshua 1:8 Parallel
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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

As Moses had died without having brought the Israelites to Canaan, Joshua was to arise and go with all the nation over this Jordan (i.e., the river then before him) into the land which the Lord would give them.

Joshua 1:8 Parallel Commentaries

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Deuteronomy 6:6-9 And these words, which I command you this day, shall be in your heart...

Deuteronomy 11:18,19 Therefore shall you lay up these my words in your heart and in your soul, and bind them for a sign on your hand...

Deuteronomy 17:18,19 And it shall be, when he sits on the throne of his kingdom...

Deuteronomy 30:14 But the word is very near to you, in your mouth, and in your heart, that you may do it.

Deuteronomy 31:11 When all Israel is come to appear before the LORD your God in the place which he shall choose...

Psalm 37:30,31 The mouth of the righteous speaks wisdom, and his tongue talks of judgment...

Psalm 40:10 I have not hid your righteousness within my heart; I have declared your faithfulness and your salvation...

Psalm 119:42,43 So shall I have with which to answer him that reproaches me: for I trust in your word...

Isaiah 59:21 As for me, this is my covenant with them, said the LORD; My spirit that is on you, and my words which I have put in your mouth...

Matthew 12:35 A good man out of the good treasure of the heart brings forth good things...

Ephesians 4:29 Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying...

thou shalt

Psalm 1:2,3 But his delight is in the law of the LORD; and in his law does he meditate day and night...

Psalm 19:14 Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable in your sight, O LORD, my strength, and my redeemer.

Psalm 119:11,15,97,99 Your word have I hid in my heart, that I might not sin against you...

Proverbs 2:1-5 My son, if you will receive my words, and hide my commandments with you...

Proverbs 3:1 My son, forget not my law; but let your heart keep my commandments:

Colossians 3:16 Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs...

1 Timothy 4:14-16 Neglect not the gift that is in you, which was given you by prophecy, with the laying on of the hands of the presbytery...

observe

Deuteronomy 5:29,32,33 O that there were such an heart in them, that they would fear me, and keep all my commandments always, that it might be well with them...

Deuteronomy 6:1-3 Now these are the commandments, the statutes, and the judgments, which the LORD your God commanded to teach you...

Matthew 7:21,24 Not every one that said to me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven...

Matthew 28:20 Teaching them to observe all things whatever I have commanded you: and, see, I am with you always, even to the end of the world. Amen.

Luke 11:28 But he said, Yes rather, blessed are they that hear the word of God, and keep it.

John 13:17 If you know these things, happy are you if you do them.

John 14:21 He that has my commandments, and keeps them, he it is that loves me: and he that loves me shall be loved of my Father...

James 1:22-25 But be you doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves...

Revelation 22:14 Blessed are they that do his commandments, that they may have right to the tree of life...

have good success. or, do wisely

Joshua 1:7 Only be you strong and very courageous, that you may observe to do according to all the law, which Moses my servant commanded you...

Cross References
Genesis 24:63
And Isaac went out to meditate in the field toward evening. And he lifted up his eyes and saw, and behold, there were camels coming.

Deuteronomy 17:19
And it shall be with him, and he shall read in it all the days of his life, that he may learn to fear the LORD his God by keeping all the words of this law and these statutes, and doing them,

Deuteronomy 29:9
Therefore keep the words of this covenant and do them, that you may prosper in all that you do.

Deuteronomy 31:24
When Moses had finished writing the words of this law in a book to the very end,

Joshua 8:34
And afterward he read all the words of the law, the blessing and the curse, according to all that is written in the Book of the Law.

Psalm 1:1
Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers;

Psalm 1:2
but his delight is in the law of the LORD, and on his law he meditates day and night.

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