New Living Translation
You and your fighting men should march around the town once a day 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;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
6:3 Round about the city once - At a convenient distance, out of the reach of their arrows. Six days - Every day once. This and the following course might seem ridiculous and absurd, and is therefore prescribed by God, that they might learn to take new measures of things, and to expect success not from their own valour, or skill, but merely from God's appointment and blessing; and in general, not to judge of any of God's institutions by mere carnal reason, to which divers of their ceremonies would seem no less foolish than this action.
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Seven priests will walk ahead of the Ark, each carrying a ram's horn. On the seventh day you are to march around the town seven times, with the priests blowing the horns.
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.
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It was encircled just below its rim by two rows of figures that resembled oxen. There were about six oxen per foot all the way around, and they were cast as part of the basin.
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