Joshua 4:17
New International Version
So Joshua commanded the priests, “Come up out of the Jordan.”

New Living Translation
So Joshua gave the command.

English Standard Version
So Joshua commanded the priests, “Come up out of the Jordan.”

Berean Study Bible
So Joshua commanded the priests, “Come up from the Jordan.”

King James Bible
Joshua therefore commanded the priests, saying, Come ye up out of Jordan.

New King James Version
Joshua therefore commanded the priests, saying, “Come up from the Jordan.”

New American Standard Bible
So Joshua commanded the priests, saying, “Come up from the Jordan.”

NASB 1995
So Joshua commanded the priests, saying, “Come up from the Jordan.”

NASB 1977
So Joshua commanded the priests, saying, “Come up from the Jordan.”

Amplified Bible
So Joshua commanded the priests, saying, “Come up out of the Jordan.”

Christian Standard Bible
So Joshua commanded the priests, “Come up from the Jordan.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So Joshua commanded the priests, “Come up from the Jordan.”

American Standard Version
Joshua therefore commanded the priests, saying, Come ye up out of the Jordan.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Yeshua commanded the Priests and he said to them: “Come up from within the Jordan!”

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Joshua charged the priests, saying, Go up out of Jordan.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he commanded them, saying: Come ye up out of the Jordan.

English Revised Version
Joshua therefore commanded the priests, saying, Come ye up out of Jordan.

Good News Translation
Joshua did so,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So Joshua ordered the priests, "Come out of the Jordan."

International Standard Version
So Joshua ordered the priests, "Come up from the Jordan River."

JPS Tanakh 1917
Joshua therefore commanded the priests, saying: 'Come ye up out of the Jordan.'

Literal Standard Version
And Joshua commands the priests, saying, “Come up out of the Jordan.”

NET Bible
So Joshua instructed the priests, "Come up from the Jordan!"

New Heart English Bible
Joshua therefore commanded the priests, saying, "Come up out of the Jordan."

World English Bible
Joshua therefore commanded the priests, saying, "Come up out of the Jordan!"

Young's Literal Translation
And Joshua commandeth the priests, saying, 'Come ye up out of the Jordan.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
Twelve Stones from the Jordan
16“Command the priests who carry the ark of the Testimony to come up from the Jordan.” 17So Joshua commanded the priests, “Come up from the Jordan.” 18When the priests carrying the ark of the covenant of the LORD came up out of the Jordan and their feet touched the dry land, the waters of the Jordan returned to their course and overflowed all the banks as before.…

Cross References
Joshua 4:16
"Command the priests who carry the ark of the Testimony to come up from the Jordan."

Joshua 4:18
When the priests carrying the ark of the covenant of the LORD came up out of the Jordan and their feet touched the dry land, the waters of the Jordan returned to their course and overflowed all the banks as before.


Treasury of Scripture

Joshua therefore commanded the priests, saying, Come you up out of Jordan.

Come ye up

Genesis 8:16-18
Go forth of the ark, thou, and thy wife, and thy sons, and thy sons' wives with thee…

Daniel 3:26
Then Nebuchadnezzar came near to the mouth of the burning fiery furnace, and spake, and said, Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, ye servants of the most high God, come forth, and come hither. Then Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, came forth of the midst of the fire.

Acts 16:23,35-39
And when they had laid many stripes upon them, they cast them into prison, charging the jailor to keep them safely: …











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
So Joshua
יְהוֹשֻׁ֔עַ (yə·hō·wō·šu·a‘)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3091: Joshua -- 'the LORD is salvation', Moses' successor, also the name of a number of Israelites

commanded
וַיְצַ֣ו (way·ṣaw)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 6680: To lay charge (upon), give charge (to), command, order

the priests,
הַכֹּהֲנִ֖ים (hak·kō·hă·nîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 3548: Priest

“Come up
עֲל֖וּ (‘ă·lū)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine plural
Strong's 5927: To ascend, in, actively

from
מִן־ (min-)
Preposition
Strong's 4480: A part of, from, out of

the Jordan.”
הַיַּרְדֵּֽן׃ (hay·yar·dên)
Article | Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 3383: Jordan -- the principal river of Palestine


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