Joshua 8:8
New International Version
When you have taken the city, set it on fire. Do what the LORD has commanded. See to it; you have my orders."

New Living Translation
Set the town on fire, as the LORD has commanded. You have your orders."

English Standard Version
And as soon as you have taken the city, you shall set the city on fire. You shall do according to the word of the LORD. See, I have commanded you.”

Berean Study Bible
After you have taken the city, set it on fire. Do as the LORD has commanded! See, I have given you orders.”

New American Standard Bible
"Then it will be when you have seized the city, that you shall set the city on fire. You shall do it according to the word of the LORD. See, I have commanded you."

King James Bible
And it shall be, when ye have taken the city, that ye shall set the city on fire: according to the commandment of the LORD shall ye do. See, I have commanded you.

Christian Standard Bible
After taking the city, set it on fire. Follow the LORD's command--see that you do as I have ordered you."

Contemporary English Version
Then set it on fire, as the LORD has told us to do. Those are your orders,

Good News Translation
After you have taken the city, set it on fire, just as the LORD has commanded. These are your orders."

Holman Christian Standard Bible
After taking the city, set it on fire. Follow the LORD's command--see that you do as I have ordered you."

International Standard Version
When you've taken the city, set it on fire, just as the LORD ordered. Look! These are your orders!"

NET Bible
When you capture the city, set it on fire. Do as the LORD says! See, I have given you orders."

New Heart English Bible
It shall be, when you have seized on the city, that you shall set the city on fire. You shall do this according to the word of the LORD. Look, I have commanded you."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
When you have captured the city, set it on fire. Do what the LORD says. These are your orders."

JPS Tanakh 1917
And it shall be, when ye have seized upon the city, that ye shall set the city on fire; according to the word of the LORD shall ye do; see, I have commanded you.'

New American Standard 1977
“Then it will be when you have seized the city, that you shall set the city on fire. You shall do it according to the word of the LORD. See, I have commanded you.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
And when ye have taken the city, ye shall set the city on fire. Ye shall do according to the word of the LORD. See, I have commanded you.

King James 2000 Bible
And it shall be, when you have taken the city, that you shall set the city on fire: according to the commandment of the LORD shall you do. See, I have commanded you.

American King James Version
And it shall be, when you have taken the city, that you shall set the city on fire: according to the commandment of the LORD shall you do. See, I have commanded you.

American Standard Version
And it shall be, when ye have seized upon the city, that ye shall set the city on fire; according to the word of Jehovah shall ye do: see, I have commanded you.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Ye shall do according to this word, lo! I have commanded you.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And when you shall have taken it, set it on fire, and you shall do all things so as I have commanded.

Darby Bible Translation
And it shall be when ye have taken the city, that ye shall set the city on fire; according to the word of Jehovah shall ye do. See, I have commanded you.

English Revised Version
And it shall be, when ye have seized upon the city, that ye shall set the city on fire; according to the word of the LORD shall ye do: see, I have commanded you.

Webster's Bible Translation
And it shall be when ye have taken the city, that ye shall set the city on fire: according to the commandment of the LORD shall ye do. See, I have commanded you.

World English Bible
It shall be, when you have seized on the city, that you shall set the city on fire. You shall do this according to the word of Yahweh. Behold, I have commanded you."

Young's Literal Translation
and it hath been, when ye capture the city, ye burn the city with fire, according to the word of Jehovah ye do, see, I have commanded you.'
Study Bible
The Conquest of Ai
7you are to rise from the ambush and seize the city, for the LORD your God will deliver it into your hands. 8After you have taken the city, set it on fire. Do as the LORD has commanded! See, I have given you orders.” 9So Joshua sent them out, and they went to the place of ambush and lay in wait between Bethel and Ai, to the west of Ai. But Joshua spent that night among the people.…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 20:16
However, in the cities of the nations that the LORD your God is giving you as an inheritance, you must not leave alive anything that breathes.

Joshua 8:2
And you shall do to Ai and its king as you did to Jericho and its king, except that you may carry off their plunder and livestock for yourselves. Set an ambush behind the city."

Joshua 8:7
you are to rise from the ambush and seize the city, for the LORD your God will deliver it into your hands.

Joshua 8:9
So Joshua sent them out, and they went to the place of ambush and lay in wait between Bethel and Ai, to the west of Ai. But Joshua spent that night among the people.

Joshua 8:22
Meanwhile, those in the ambush came out of the city against them, and the men of Ai were trapped between the Israelite forces on both sides. So Israel struck them down until no survivor or fugitive remained.

Treasury of Scripture

And it shall be, when you have taken the city, that you shall set the city on fire: according to the commandment of the LORD shall you do. See, I have commanded you.

set the city

Joshua 8:28
And Joshua burnt Ai, and made it an heap for ever, even a desolation unto this day.

Joshua 6:24
And they burnt the city with fire, and all that was therein: only the silver, and the gold, and the vessels of brass and of iron, they put into the treasury of the house of the LORD.

See, I have

Joshua 1:9,16
Have not I commanded thee? Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the LORD thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest…

Judges 4:6
And she sent and called Barak the son of Abinoam out of Kedeshnaphtali, and said unto him, Hath not the LORD God of Israel commanded, saying, Go and draw toward mount Tabor, and take with thee ten thousand men of the children of Naphtali and of the children of Zebulun?

2 Samuel 13:28
Now Absalom had commanded his servants, saying, Mark ye now when Amnon's heart is merry with wine, and when I say unto you, Smite Amnon; then kill him, fear not: have not I commanded you? be courageous, and be valiant.







Lexicon
After you have taken
כְּתָפְשְׂכֶ֣ם (kə·ṯā·p̄ə·śə·ḵem)
Preposition-k | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct | second person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 8610: To manipulate, seize, chiefly to capture, wield, to overlay, to use unwarrantably

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

set it
הָעִיר֙ (hā·‘îr)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5892: Excitement

on fire.
תַּצִּ֤יתוּ (taṣ·ṣî·ṯū)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect - second person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 3341: To burn, set on fire, to desolate

Do
תַּעֲשׂ֑וּ (ta·‘ă·śū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 6213: To do, make

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

has commanded!
כִּדְבַ֥ר (kiḏ·ḇar)
Preposition-k | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 1697: A word, a matter, thing, a cause

See,
רְא֖וּ (rə·’ū)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 7200: To see

I have given you orders.”
צִוִּ֥יתִי (ṣiw·wî·ṯî)
Verb - Piel - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 6680: To lay charge (upon), give charge (to), command, order
Verse 8. - According to the commandment of the lord. The LXX. seems to have read ׃דרוו סךהת ות גנךדרושׂשׂא כִדְבַר הַזֶה 8:3-22 Observe Joshua's conduct and prudence. Those that would maintain their spiritual conflicts must not love their ease. Probably he went into the valley alone, to pray to God for a blessing, and he did not seek in vain. He never drew back till the work was done. Those that have stretched out their hands against their spiritual enemies, must never draw them back.
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