New Living Translation
Then you can tell them, 'This is where the Israelites crossed the Jordan on dry ground.'
King James Bible
Then ye shall let your children know, saying, Israel came over this Jordan on dry land.
Darby Bible Translation
then ye shall let your children know, saying, On dry land did Israel come over this Jordan;
World English Bible
Then you shall let your children know, saying, 'Israel came over this Jordan on dry land.
Young's Literal Translation
then ye have caused your sons to know, saying, On dry land Israel passed over this Jordan;
Joshua 4:22 Parallel
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The book of Joshua is the natural complement of the Pentateuch. Moses is dead, but the people are on the verge of the promised land, and the story of early Israel would be incomplete, did it not record the conquest of that land and her establishment upon it. The divine purpose moves restlessly on, until it is accomplished; so "after the death of Moses, Jehovah spake to Joshua," i. 1. The book falls naturally into three divisions: (a) the conquest of Canaan (i.-xii.), (b) the settlement of the …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
So the people of Israel walked through the middle of the sea on dry ground, with walls of water on each side!
Meanwhile, the priests who were carrying the Ark of the LORD's Covenant stood on dry ground in the middle of the riverbed as the people passed by. They waited there until the whole nation of Israel had crossed the Jordan on dry ground.
Then Joshua said to the Israelites, "In the future your children will ask, 'What do these stones mean?'
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