Joshua 24:2
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
559 [e]וַיֹּ֨אמֶר
way-yō-mer
And saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
3091 [e]יְהוֹשֻׁ֜עַ
yə-hō-wō-šu-a‘
JoshuaN-proper-ms
413 [e]אֶל־
’el-
toPrep
3605 [e]כָּל־
kāl-
allN-msc
5971 [e]הָעָ֗ם
hā-‘ām,
the peopleArt | N-ms
3541 [e]כֹּֽה־
kōh-
thusAdv
559 [e]אָמַ֣ר
’ā-mar
saysV-Qal-Perf-3ms
3068 [e]יְהוָה֮
Yah-weh
YahwehN-proper-ms
430 [e]אֱלֹהֵ֣י
’ĕ-lō-hê
GodN-mpc
3478 [e]יִשְׂרָאֵל֒
yiś-rā-’êl
of IsraelN-proper-ms
5676 [e]בְּעֵ֣בֶר
bə-‘ê-ḇer
on the other sidePrep-b | N-msc
5104 [e]הַנָּהָ֗ר
han-nā-hār,
of the RiverArt | N-ms
3427 [e]יָשְׁב֤וּ
yā-šə-ḇū
dweltV-Qal-Perf-3cp
1 [e]אֲבֽוֹתֵיכֶם֙
’ă-ḇō-w-ṯê-ḵem
Your fathersN-mpc | 2mp
5769 [e]מֵֽעוֹלָ֔ם
mê-‘ō-w-lām,
in old timesPrep-m | N-ms
8646 [e]תֶּ֛רַח
te-raḥ
[including] TerahN-proper-ms
1 [e]אֲבִ֥י
’ă-ḇî
the fatherN-msc
85 [e]אַבְרָהָ֖ם
’aḇ-rā-hām
of AbrahamN-proper-ms
1 [e]וַאֲבִ֣י
wa-’ă-ḇî
and the fatherConj-w | N-msc
5152 [e]נָח֑וֹר
nā-ḥō-wr;
of NahorN-proper-ms
5647 [e]וַיַּעַבְד֖וּ
way-ya-‘aḇ-ḏū
and they servedConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3mp
430 [e]אֱלֹהִ֥ים
’ĕ-lō-hîm
godsN-mp
312 [e]אֲחֵרִֽים׃
’ă-ḥê-rîm.
otherAdj-mp









Hebrew Texts
יהושע 24:2 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיֹּ֨אמֶר יְהֹושֻׁ֜עַ אֶל־כָּל־הָעָ֗ם כֹּֽה־אָמַ֣ר יְהוָה֮ אֱלֹהֵ֣י יִשְׂרָאֵל֒ בְּעֵ֣בֶר הַנָּהָ֗ר יָשְׁב֤וּ אֲבֹֽותֵיכֶם֙ מֵֽעֹולָ֔ם תֶּ֛רַח אֲבִ֥י אַבְרָהָ֖ם וַאֲבִ֣י נָחֹ֑ור וַיַּעַבְד֖וּ אֱלֹהִ֥ים אֲחֵרִֽים׃

יהושע 24:2 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויאמר יהושע אל־כל־העם כה־אמר יהוה אלהי ישראל בעבר הנהר ישבו אבותיכם מעולם תרח אבי אברהם ואבי נחור ויעבדו אלהים אחרים׃

יהושע 24:2 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויאמר יהושע אל־כל־העם כה־אמר יהוה אלהי ישראל בעבר הנהר ישבו אבותיכם מעולם תרח אבי אברהם ואבי נחור ויעבדו אלהים אחרים׃

יהושע 24:2 Hebrew Bible
ויאמר יהושע אל כל העם כה אמר יהוה אלהי ישראל בעבר הנהר ישבו אבותיכם מעולם תרח אבי אברהם ואבי נחור ויעבדו אלהים אחרים׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Joshua said to all the people, "Thus says the LORD, the God of Israel, 'From ancient times your fathers lived beyond the River, namely, Terah, the father of Abraham and the father of Nahor, and they served other gods.

King James Bible
And Joshua said unto all the people, Thus saith the LORD God of Israel, Your fathers dwelt on the other side of the flood in old time, even Terah, the father of Abraham, and the father of Nachor: and they served other gods.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Joshua said to all the people, "This is what the LORD, the God of Israel, says: 'Long ago your ancestors, including Terah, the father of Abraham and Nahor, lived beyond the Euphrates River and worshiped other gods.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Your fathers

Genesis 11:26,31 And Terah lived seventy years, and begat Abram, Nahor, and Haran…

Genesis 12:1 Now the LORD had said to Abram, Get you out of your country, and …

Genesis 31:53 The God of Abraham, and the God of Nahor, the God of their father, …

Deuteronomy 26:5 And you shall speak and say before the LORD your God, A Syrian ready …

Isaiah 51:2 Look to Abraham your father, and to Sarah that bore you: for I called …

Ezekiel 16:3 And say, Thus said the Lord GOD to Jerusalem; Your birth and your …

served other gods. In the case of Abraham this was probably the case, till he was called to the knowledge of God, when above

Joshua 24:15 And if it seem evil to you to serve the LORD, choose you this day …

Genesis 31:19,30,32,53 And Laban went to shear his sheep: and Rachel had stolen the images …

Genesis 35:4 And they gave to Jacob all the strange gods which were in their hand, …

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