New American Standard Bible
"You shall march around the city, all the men of war circling the city once. You shall do so for six days.
King James Bible
And ye shall compass the city, all ye men of war, and go round about the city once. Thus shalt thou do six days.
Darby Bible Translation
And ye shall go round the city, all the men of war, encompassing the city once. Thus shalt thou do six days.
World English Bible
All your men of war shall march around the city, going around the city once. You shall do this six days.
Young's Literal Translation
and ye have compassed the city -- all the men of battle -- going round the city once; thus thou dost six days;
Joshua 6:3 Parallel
CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The command of the Lord as to the mode in which the fall of Jericho should be brought about is given in these verses in a condensed form. Further details (see Joshua 6:8-10, Joshua 6:16-17, etc.), were, no doubt, among the commands given to Joshua by the Angel.
LibraryThe Shout of Faith
"And when ye hear the sound of the trumpet, all the people shall shout with a great shout; and the wall of the city shall fall down flat, and the people shall ascend up, every man straight before him." The shout of a steadfast faith is an experience that is in direct contrast to the moans of a wavering faith, and to the wails of discouraged hearts, both of which we have been considering in our last two chapters. In the history of the children of Israel there were many occasions when they indulged …
Hannah Whitall Smith—The God of All Comfort
The Healing of the Waters
The LORD said to Joshua, "See, I have given Jericho into your hand, with its king and the valiant warriors.
"Also seven priests shall carry seven trumpets of rams' horns before the ark; then on the seventh day you shall march around the city seven times, and the priests shall blow the trumpets.
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.
2 Chronicles 4:3
Now figures like oxen were under it and all around it, ten cubits, entirely encircling the sea. The oxen were in two rows, cast in one piece.
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