Joshua 6:11
New International Version
So he had the ark of the LORD carried around the city, circling it once. Then the army returned to camp and spent the night there.

New Living Translation
So the Ark of the LORD was carried around the town once that day, and then everyone returned to spend the night in the camp.

English Standard Version
So he caused the ark of the LORD to circle the city, going about it once. And they came into the camp and spent the night in the camp.

Berean Study Bible
So he had the ark of the LORD carried around the city, circling it once. And the people returned to the camp and spent the night there.

King James Bible
So the ark of the LORD compassed the city, going about it once: and they came into the camp, and lodged in the camp.

New King James Version
So he had the ark of the LORD circle the city, going around it once. Then they came into the camp and lodged in the camp.

New American Standard Bible
So he had the ark of the LORD taken around the city, circling it once; then they came into the camp and spent the night in the camp.

NASB 1995
So he had the ark of the LORD taken around the city, circling it once; then they came into the camp and spent the night in the camp.

NASB 1977
So he had the ark of the LORD taken around the city, circling it once; then they came into the camp and spent the night in the camp.

Amplified Bible
So Joshua had the ark of the LORD taken around the city [on the first day], circling it once; then they came back into the camp and spent the night in the camp.

Christian Standard Bible
So the ark of the LORD was carried around the city, circling it once. They returned to the camp and spent the night there.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So the ark of the LORD was carried around the city, circling it once. They returned to the camp and spent the night there.

American Standard Version
So he caused the ark of Jehovah to compass the city, going about it once: and they came into the camp, and lodged in the camp.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the ark of LORD JEHOVAH went around the city one time, and they came to the camp and they lodged in the camp

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the ark of the covenant of God having gone round immediately returned into the camp, and lodged there.

Contemporary English Version
They obeyed Joshua's orders and carried the chest once around the town before returning to camp for the night.

Douay-Rheims Bible
So the ark of the Lord went about the city once a day, and returning into the camp, abode there.

English Revised Version
So he caused the ark of the LORD to compass the city, going about it once: and they came into the camp, and lodged in the camp.

Good News Translation
So he had this group of men take the LORD's Covenant Box around the city one time. Then they came back to camp and spent the night there.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So the LORD's ark went around the city once. Then they went back to the camp and stayed there for the night.

International Standard Version
So the ark of the LORD was taken once around the city, then they went back to camp and spent the night there.

JPS Tanakh 1917
So he caused the ark of the LORD to compass the city, going about it once; and they came into the camp, and lodged in the camp.

Literal Standard Version
And the Ark of YHWH goes around the city, going around once, and they come into the camp, and lodge in the camp.

NET Bible
So Joshua made sure they marched the ark of the LORD around the city one time. Then they went back to the camp and spent the night there.

New Heart English Bible
So he caused the ark of the LORD to go around the city, going about it once. Then they came into the camp, and lodged in the camp.

World English Bible
So he caused the ark of Yahweh to go around the city, going about it once. Then they came into the camp, and lodged in the camp.

Young's Literal Translation
And the ark of Jehovah doth compass the city, going round once, and they come into the camp, and lodge in the camp.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Walls of Jericho
10But Joshua had commanded the people: “Do not give a battle cry or let your voice be heard; do not let one word come out of your mouth until the day I tell you to shout. Then you are to shout!” 11So he had the ark of the LORD carried around the city, circling it once. And the people returned to the camp and spent the night there. 12Joshua got up early the next morning, and the priests took the ark of the LORD.…

Cross References
Joshua 6:3
March around the city with all the men of war, circling the city one time. Do this for six days.

Joshua 6:10
But Joshua had commanded the people: "Do not give a battle cry or let your voice be heard; do not let one word come out of your mouth until the day I tell you to shout. Then you are to shout!"

Joshua 6:12
Joshua got up early the next morning, and the priests took the ark of the LORD.


Treasury of Scripture

So the ark of the LORD compassed the city, going about it once: and they came into the camp, and lodged in the camp.

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Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
So he had the ark
אֲרוֹן־ (’ă·rō·wn-)
Noun - common singular construct
Strong's 727: A chest, ark

of the LORD
יְהוָה֙ (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

carried around
וַיַּסֵּ֤ב (way·yas·sêḇ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5437: To turn about, go around, surround

the city,
הָעִ֔יר (hā·‘îr)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 5892: Excitement

circling
הַקֵּ֖ף (haq·qêp̄)
Verb - Hifil - Infinitive absolute
Strong's 5362: To strike, to knock together, surround, circulate

it once.
פַּ֣עַם (pa·‘am)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 6471: A beat, foot, anvil, occurrence

And [the people] returned
וַיָּבֹ֙אוּ֙ (way·yā·ḇō·’ū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 935: To come in, come, go in, go

to the camp
הַֽמַּחֲנֶ֔ה (ham·ma·ḥă·neh)
Article | Noun - common singular
Strong's 4264: An encampment, an army

and spent the night there.
וַיָּלִ֖ינוּ (way·yā·lî·nū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 3885: To stop, to stay permanently, to be obstinate


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