Joshua 6:27
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English Standard Version
So the LORD was with Joshua, and his fame was in all the land.

King James Bible
So the LORD was with Joshua; and his fame was noised throughout all the country.

American Standard Version
So Jehovah was with Joshua; and his fame was in all the land.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the Lord was with Josue, and his name was noised throughout all the land.

English Revised Version
So the LORD was with Joshua; and his fame was in all the land.

Webster's Bible Translation
So the LORD was with Joshua; and his fame was noised throughout all the country.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

After the taking of Jericho, man and beast were banned, i.e., put to death without quarter (Joshua 6:21; cf. Joshua 6:17); Rahab and her relations being the only exceptions. Joshua had directed the two spies to fetch them out of her house, and in the first instance had them taken to a place of safety outside the camp of Israel (Joshua 6:22, Joshua 6:23). "Her brethren," i.e., her brothers and sisters, as in Joshua 2:13, not her brothers only. "All that she had" does not mean all her possessions, but all the persons belonging to her house; and "all her kindred" are all her relations by birth or marriage, with their dependants (cf. Joshua 2:13). Clericus is correct in observing, that as Rahab's house was built against the town-wall, and rested partly upon it (Joshua 2:15), when the wall fell down, that portion against or upon which the house stood cannot have fallen along with the rest, "otherwise when the wall fell no one would have dared to remain in the house." But we must not draw the further inference, that when the town was burned Rahab's house was spared.

(Note: The statements made by travellers in the middle ages, to the effect that they had seen Rahab's house (Rob. Pal. ii. pp. 295-6), belong to the delusions of pious superstition.)

וגו מחוּץ ויּנּיחוּם (Joshua 6:23; cf. Genesis 19:16), "they let them rest," i.e., placed them in safety, "outside the camp of Israel," sc., till they had done all that was requisite for a formal reception into the congregation of the Lord, viz., by giving up idolatry and heathen superstition, and turning to the God of Israel as the only true God (to which circumcision had to be added in the case of the men), and by whatever lustrations and purifications were customary at the time in connection with reception into the covenant with Jehovah, of which we have no further information.

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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

the Lord

Joshua 1:5,9 There shall not any man be able to stand before you all the days of your life: as I was with Moses, so I will be with you...

Genesis 39:2,3,21 And the LORD was with Joseph, and he was a prosperous man; and he was in the house of his master the Egyptian...

Deuteronomy 31:6 Be strong and of a good courage, fear not, nor be afraid of them: for the LORD your God, he it is that does go with you...

Matthew 18:20 For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the middle of them.

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.

Acts 18:9,10 Then spoke the Lord to Paul in the night by a vision, Be not afraid, but speak, and hold not your peace...

2 Corinthians 13:14 The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Ghost, be with you all. Amen.

2 Timothy 4:17,22 Notwithstanding the Lord stood with me, and strengthened me; that by me the preaching might be fully known...

his fame

Joshua 9:1,3,9 And it came to pass, when all the kings which were on this side Jordan, in the hills, and in the valleys...

1 Samuel 2:30 Why the LORD God of Israel said, I said indeed that your house, and the house of your father, should walk before me for ever...

2 Samuel 7:9 And I was with you wherever you went, and have cut off all your enemies out of your sight, and have made you a great name...

Matthew 4:24 And his fame went throughout all Syria: and they brought to him all sick people that were taken with divers diseases and torments...

Matthew 14:1 At that time Herod the tetrarch heard of the fame of Jesus,

Cross References
Genesis 39:2
The LORD was with Joseph, and he became a successful man, and he was in the house of his Egyptian master.

Joshua 9:1
As soon as all the kings who were beyond the Jordan in the hill country and in the lowland all along the coast of the Great Sea toward Lebanon, the Hittites, the Amorites, the Canaanites, the Perizzites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites, heard of this,

Joshua 9:3
But when the inhabitants of Gibeon heard what Joshua had done to Jericho and to Ai,

Judges 1:19
And the LORD was with Judah, and he took possession of the hill country, but he could not drive out the inhabitants of the plain because they had chariots of iron.

1 Samuel 18:14
And David had success in all his undertakings, for the LORD was with him.

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