Joshua 4:4
New International Version
So Joshua called together the twelve men he had appointed from the Israelites, one from each tribe,

New Living Translation
So Joshua called together the twelve men he had chosen—one from each of the tribes of Israel.

English Standard Version
Then Joshua called the twelve men from the people of Israel, whom he had appointed, a man from each tribe.

Berean Study Bible
So Joshua summoned the twelve men he had appointed from the Israelites, one from each tribe,

King James Bible
Then Joshua called the twelve men, whom he had prepared of the children of Israel, out of every tribe a man:

New King James Version
Then Joshua called the twelve men whom he had appointed from the children of Israel, one man from every tribe;

New American Standard Bible
So Joshua called the twelve men whom he had appointed from the sons of Israel, one man from each tribe;

NASB 1995
So Joshua called the twelve men whom he had appointed from the sons of Israel, one man from each tribe;

NASB 1977
So Joshua called the twelve men whom he had appointed from the sons of Israel, one man from each tribe;

Amplified Bible
Then Joshua called the twelve men whom he had appointed from the sons of Israel, one man from each tribe;

Christian Standard Bible
So Joshua summoned the twelve men he had selected from the Israelites, one man for each tribe,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So Joshua summoned the 12 men he had selected from the Israelites, one man for each tribe,

American Standard Version
Then Joshua called the twelve men, whom he had prepared of the children of Israel, out of every tribe a man:

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Yeshua called twelve men, those who were provided from the children of Israel, one man from each tribe

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Joshua having called twelve men of distinction among the children of Israel, one of each tribe,

Contemporary English Version
Joshua chose twelve men; then he called them together

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Josue called twelve men, whom he had chosen out of the children of Israel, one out of every tribe,

English Revised Version
Then Joshua called the twelve men, whom he had prepared of the children of Israel, out of every tribe a man:

Good News Translation
Then Joshua called the twelve men he had chosen,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Joshua called the 12 men whom he had selected (one from each tribe).

International Standard Version
So Joshua called the twelve men whom he had chosen from the people of Israel, one man from each tribe.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Then Joshua called the twelve men, whom he had prepared of the children of Israel, out of every tribe a man;

Literal Standard Version
And Joshua calls to the twelve men whom he prepared out of the sons of Israel, one man—one man out of a tribe;

NET Bible
Joshua summoned the twelve men he had appointed from the Israelites, one per tribe.

New Heart English Bible
Then Joshua called the twelve men, whom he had prepared of the children of Israel, out of every tribe a man.

World English Bible
Then Joshua called the twelve men, whom he had prepared of the children of Israel, out of every tribe a man.

Young's Literal Translation
And Joshua calleth unto the twelve men whom he prepared out of the sons of Israel, one man -- one man out of a tribe;

Additional Translations ...
Context
Twelve Stones from the Jordan
3and command them: ‘Take up for yourselves twelve stones from the middle of the Jordan where the priests were standing, carry them with you, and set them down in the place where you spend the night.’ ” 4So Joshua summoned the twelve men he had appointed from the Israelites, one from each tribe, 5and said to them, “Cross over before the ark of the LORD your God into the middle of the Jordan. Each of you is to take a stone upon his shoulder, according to the number of the tribes of Israel,…

Cross References
Joshua 4:3
and command them: 'Take up for yourselves twelve stones from the middle of the Jordan where the priests were standing, carry them with you, and set them down in the place where you spend the night.'"

Joshua 4:5
and said to them, "Cross over before the ark of the LORD your God into the middle of the Jordan. Each of you is to take a stone upon his shoulder, according to the number of the tribes of Israel,


Treasury of Scripture

Then Joshua called the twelve men, whom he had prepared of the children of Israel, out of every tribe a man:

prepared

Joshua 4:2
Take you twelve men out of the people, out of every tribe a man,

Mark 3:14-19
And he ordained twelve, that they should be with him, and that he might send them forth to preach, …









Verse 4. - Prepared. Literally, appointed.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
So Joshua
יְהוֹשֻׁ֗עַ (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

summoned
וַיִּקְרָ֣א (way·yiq·rā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7121: To call, proclaim, read

the twelve
שְׁנֵ֤ים (šə·nêm)
Number - md
Strong's 8147: Two (a cardinal number)

men
אִ֔ישׁ (’îš)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 376: A man as an individual, a male person

he had appointed
הֵכִ֖ין (hê·ḵîn)
Verb - Hifil - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 3559: To be erect

from the Israelites,
מִבְּנֵ֣י (mib·bə·nê)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 1121: A son

one
אֶחָ֥ד (’e·ḥāḏ)
Number - masculine singular
Strong's 259: United, one, first

from [each] tribe,
מִשָּֽׁבֶט׃ (miš·šā·ḇeṭ)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 7626: Rod, staff, club, scepter, tribe


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