> American Standard Version This book of … it in their mouths, then blow, to make music. 9 Have I not commanded you? This verse talks about meditating or thinking deeply and focusing our minds on the Word of God. Then, Joshua would hear similar words directly from the Lord as He commissioned him to lead the people into the land (Josh. 1 And it was after the death of Moses the servant of the Lord, that the Lord said to Joshua … Compare Joshua 1:7. a pointed stick. It is supreme. What is the key to living a prosperous and successful life? The Hebrew word ‘ADONAI’ means that God rules. Passover Joshua 1:8 Context. ~ all the people born from Abraham, Isaac and Jacob and their children; the Chapter 1. Canaan (23). The Lord appoints Joshua to succeed Moses. wineskins 8. to do well, and you will win. ~ a wineskin is like a bottle. Explanation and Commentary of Joshua 1:8 The false prosperity doctrine taught to the shame of the Church all over the world by charlatans is that if you follow God, especially in the form of giving money to some specific ministry of the charlatan, you will be rich, healthy, and have all your wildest dreams fulfilled. 3 Every place on which the sole of your foot treads, I have given it to you, just as I spoke to Moses. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.” ", "The higher any man is raised in office, the more need has he of an acquaintance with the sacred oracles, and the better will he be qualified by the study of them for the discharge of his arduous duties. What follows in the second clause of the verse shows, that, everything which profane men endeavor to accomplish in contempt of the word of God, must ultimately fail of success, and that however prosperous the commencement may sometimes seem to be, the issue will be disastrous; because prosperous results can be hoped for only from the divine favor, which is justly withheld from counsels rashly adopted, and from all arrogance of which contempt of God himself is the usual accompaniment. spiritual The *Israelites would often This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success. ~ the people who used to live in *Canaan, the *promised land. Manasseh divided into two. This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth He was often to read it, frequently repeat it, and speak of it, to refresh his own memory with it, and the memory of those about him. Denomination: Independent/Bible. Joshua 1:8. ~ the rules that God gave to Moses for the *Jews. Tent of Meeting ~ a miracle usually made trumpets from the horns of animals. 8. They eat a special meal on this day Jarchi restrains it to the book of Deuteronomy now before him: but thou shalt meditate therein day and night; whenever he had any leisure from the important business of his office, whether by day or night, see Psalm 1:2. that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein; which frequent speaking of it, and constant meditation on it, would lead unto: for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success; in his wars with the Canaanites. The Book of Joshua ends sadly. would keep all his promises. 3. Or, ~ an agreement between two people; or, an agreement between God and a 4 From the wilderness and this Lebanon, even as far as the great river, the river Euphrates, all the land of the Hittit… saviour Joshua 1:8 - Ang aklat na ito ng kautusan ay huwag mahihiwalay sa iyong bibig, kundi iyong pagbubulayan araw at gabi, upang iyong masunod na gawin ang ayon sa lahat na nakasulat dito: sapagka't kung magkagayo'y iyong pagiginhawahin ang iyong lakad, at kung magkagayo'y magtatamo ka ng mabuting kawakasan. Joshua knew the value of hearing God’s Word and meditating upon it. blessings lot, The original language of the *Old Testament [Note: Keil and Delitzsch, p30.]. Day and night — That is, diligently study, and upon all occasions consider what is God’s will and thy duty. 9 Have I not commanded you? But some people worship false gods, instead of the real God. Then you will be prosperous and successful. We also see Israel as a people of the Book ordering their lives after God’s Word. ark Commentaries on Joshua. 6 Be strong and of a good courage: for unto this people shalt thou divide for an inheritance the land, which I sware unto their fathers to give them. Admonition to Be Courageous Joshua 1:6-9. When one continually mutters God"s Word to himself, he is constantly thinking about it." ~ when we are very good friends with someone. Joshua … The distance from Ai to Ebal and … David Guzik Bible commentary on Joshua 1, where God gave Joshua a commission to lead the people of Israel into the Promised Land of Canaan. The proper parental training of children is a God-given privilege and responsibility (compare Prov. Thus the true significance of Joshua’s position appears, and also the difference between Moses and all who followed him. ~ another name for the *promised land. There is no greater deception than for man to suppose that in any This publication is written in EasyEnglish Level B (2800 words). Lex sola omnis sapientiae fons est. ‘Be strong and do not be afraid. build their own temple in Jerusalem. However weighty and numerous the occupations of Joshua might be, God means not that they should dispense him from reading, meditating, and digesting of his law: on the contrary, he requires him constantly to derive from thence his rule of conduct, as well in his private transactions, as in his public administration. Joshua had been a great leader. Table of Contents. as ‘Lord’. God is urging us all to be like Joshua. This book of the law shall not depart.] i. At the time of the Book of Joshua, they curse Bible Commentary: Joshua 1. According to all that is written therein; whereby he teacheth him that it is his duty to see with his own eyes, and to understand the mind and law of God himself, and not blindly to follow what any other should advise him to. Fear them not, &c.] Joshua, though valiant, had his fears and frailties.Of Charles V, emperor, it is storied, that while he was putting on … ADAM CLARKE Commentary on Joshua. gave himself to die as a *sacrifice for our *sins. The idea here is of learning by heart and then constant spoken repetition (they could not carry written books around in their pockets for the ‘books’ were bulky and not portable). They are also called Hebrews and *Jews. This helps them to remember that God freed them from *slavery in With “prosperity” and “success” properly understood, in the eyes of the LORD, the answer is rather simple. He who was called to honour, had been long used to business. Be “Prosperous” and “Successful” 3. Joshua must arise to finish what Moses began. Be Strong And Of Good Courage Series Contributed by Doug Fannon on Apr 6, 2020 based on 1 rating | 7,468 views. Today we’ll be studying Joshua chapter 8. [Meditation] does not mean theoretical speculation about the law, such as the Pharisees indulged in, but a practical study of the law, for the purpose of observing it in thought and action, or carrying it out with the heart, the mouth, and the hand. Lex sola omnis sapientiae fons est. Egypt. sinful God chose them to work for him. Now the LORD said to Joshua: “Do not be afraid, nor be dismayed; take all the people of war with you, and arise, go up to Ai. What he did while he was alive was important. The LORD spoke to Joshua: Joshua - who was not a young man at this time - had spent his entire career previously as the assistant of Moses, now finds that it is his own time to lead, but only after God prepared him. People made wineskins from animal skins. ~ a large meal to remember an event or a person; a ceremony. Some codices with one early printed edition, read "ways". “This book of the law.” See Deuteronomy 28:58; Deuteronomy 28:61; Deuteronomy 29:21; Deuteronomy 30:10. not important. 1. to cut off the skin from the end of the sex part of a man or boy. A pipe with a wide end. {2BC 993.2} Bible Commentary This book of the law i.e. C4C Translation 2.1. Then you will help yourselves Explanation and Commentary of Joshua 1:8 The false prosperity doctrine taught to the shame of the Church all over the world by charlatans is that if you follow God, especially in the form of giving money to some specific ministry of the charlatan, you will be rich, healthy, and have all your wildest dreams fulfilled. And thus Christ, our Joshua, does that for us which could never be done by the law of Moses,—justifies (Acts. baptism, we show that Christ has made us *clean. He was to follow a course of strictest integrity. All the adults who 13:39), and sanctifies, Romans. I will go ahead and say now that all of Dale … ~ a gift to God to ask him to forgive *sins. a *holy thing. ~ the *tribe of Joseph became two *tribes. ~ the good things that God does for us. his servants. The greatness of thy place and employments shall not hinder thee from this work, because this is the only rule of all thy private actions, and publick administrations. God therefore enjoins his servant to make daily progress, and never cease, during the whole course of his life, to profit in the Law. to burn animals or other gifts to God. Like Davis’ commentary, this one is also written at an intermediate level and is accessible to all readers. monument v1 Early in the morning, Joshua and all the *Israelites left the city of Shittim. Happy is the nation of Bible readers ruled by one who receives the law at the mouth of God! (10-15) The people promise to obey Joshua. left Egypt died in the desert, except Joshua and Caleb. 1:8-9; 22:6; 28:7, 29:15, 17). He was to follow a course of strictest integrity. ~ to use bad words; or, to say bad words against someone else; or, to ask then thou shalt make thy way prosperous.—These words are taken up again in Psalms 1:2-3, and a blessing is pronounced on every man who takes Joshua’s position in relation to the written law of God (see Note, Joshua 1:1). Communion ~ when Jesus In this volume, he is able to devote much more space to Joshua. The *tribe of Joshua died when he was 110 years old. Commentary. Beyond Today Bible Commentary Joshua. Compare Psalms 1:2 = audible musing. If there had been no peril before Joshua, God would not over and over again have charged him to be of good courage. www.easyenglish.bible/bible-commentary/joshua-map.htm. God to do something bad to a person. that has something to tell other people; a person who brings messages. 8 This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you [] shall meditate in it day and night, that you may observe to do according to all that is written in it. The Hebrew word translated "meditate" (hagah) literally means "mutter." we do not obey the commands of God; when we do not do what God wants us to do. Hence it follows that those who hold this study in disdain, are blinded by intolerable arrogance. If we would succeed with God we must meditate regularly on His word and ensure that we live out every word of it. Joshua must have a copy for himself, and he was to consult it incessantly, that his way might be made prosperous, and that he might have good success. ", John Gill's Exposition of the Whole Bible, Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers. offering ~ a gift for God from the priest and people. Joshua 1 Resources. 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Then you will be careful to obey it. The Hebrew word ‘YHWH’ means that God never changes. Psalm 119:15. slavery ~ a slave is someone who belongs to someone else. Admonition to Be Courageous Joshua 1:6-9. An EasyEnglish Bible Version and Commentary (2800 word vocabulary) on the Book of Joshua ... 1-8:29 Joshua reads God’s law to the people 8:30-35 He who was called to honour, had been long used to business. For it was most suitable, that after the promised success, Joshua should be reminded that men never act skillfully and regularly except in so far as they allow themselves to be ruled by the word of God. Joshua 10:8 And the LORD said unto Joshua, Fear them not: for I have delivered them into thine hand; there shall not a man of them stand before thee.. Ver. Text 2. People used to store wine in wineskins. ~ a strong material that people use to tie things together; a thick piece city of refuge ~ if a Pastor Chuck Smith teaches through the whole Bible in a way that you can easily understand. The Scripture is the only fountain of all wisdom, saith Luther: (a) who in the same place affirmeth, that he hated his own writings, and wished they were all burnt, because he feared that the reading of them kept men from reading the Bible, that book of books, in comparison whereof all other books are but as waste paper. . The Deuteronomic history is known for its emphasis on living in obedience to God and fulfilling the covenant. This happened at the time of Moses. Joshua 6:1 The message proper is prefaced by the observation … In a number of ways, the preparation for invasion and the conflict that lay before Joshua and the people begins in this chapter. What is the key to living a prosperous and successful life? Canaanites Some interpreters understand that the mouth is here used by synecdoche forface; but this is frigid. Jarchi restrains it to the book of Deuteronomy now before him: but thou shalt meditate therein day and night; 2020 Edition Dr. Constable's Notes on Joshua 3 According to Jewish tradition, Joshua himself wrote the book.1 Many modern conservative Old Testament scholars believe that he did.2 However, other good conservative … Our Lord Jesus took upon him the form of a servant. We’ll see The Destruction of Ai. Joshua died, but the God of This was even at a cost or inconvenience. ancestor If ever they can rely on the prudence of their governors, and promise themselves advantage from their ministry, it must be under such a supposition. ~ success in war or in a struggle. And Charles the Wise of France, not only caused the Bible to be translated into French, but was himself very studious in "the holy Scriptures, which are able to make" a man "wise to salvation. They are important methods of obtaining the end of being obedient to God"s Word. of string. This book H5612 of the law H8451 shall not depart H4185 out of thy mouth; H6310 but thou shalt meditate H1897 therein day H3119 and night, H3915 that thou mayest observe H8104 to do H6213 according to all that is written H3789 therein: for then thou shalt make H6743 thy way H1870 prosperous H6743, and … If there had been no peril before Joshua, God would not over and over again have charged him to be of good courage. 31:8). Be Strong And Of Good Courage Series Contributed by Doug Fannon on Apr 6, 2020 based on 1 rating | 7,468 views. box with gold all over the outside and inside. The wisdom of God in selecting this form will be evident when we consider, (1) That the human race instinctively put into monumental form all the great truths, laws, discoveries, and historic events which they wish to perpetuate; (2) The untrustworthy character of oral traditions; (3) The difficulty of corrupting documents intrusted to the guardianship of a class solemnly set apart for that purpose, and imbued with a religious awe for the very letter of the sacred manuscript, or as published to the world by the multiplication of copies scattered abroad through all lands. The Lord commanded Joshua to keep this Word in mind constantly so he would remember his responsibilities under God and find encouragement to keep them (cf. mouth. You will win, everywhere you go. chariot It is also a name for one of the *Israelites. c. Moses' assistant: Joshua was prepared by faithful service in small things, in being Moses' assistant. ~ the whole family of one of Jacob’s 12 sons. Joshua 1:8-9 NIV Keep this Book of the Law always on your lips; meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do everything written in it. on StudyLight.org The first time He was referring to the courage necessary to complete the task of conquering the land and dividing it among the tribes (v. 6). Day and night he was constantly to take the opportunity of repeating to himself the memorised word of God, and that with the aim of observing all that was in it. It is a word in the Hebrew language. Rashi 's Commentary: Show Hide. Joshua 1:8-9 New King James Version (NKJV). ~ a wonderful work that God does by his power. ~ a person from the *tribe of Levi. tribe David M. Howard’s introduction to the historical books of the Old Testament is an outstanding work. Joshua 1:7 : Joshua 1:9 >> American Standard Version This book of … it in their mouths, then blow, to make music. 9 Have I not commanded you? This verse talks about meditating or thinking deeply and focusing our minds on the Word of God. Then, Joshua would hear similar words directly from the Lord as He commissioned him to lead the people into the land (Josh. 1 And it was after the death of Moses the servant of the Lord, that the Lord said to Joshua … Compare Joshua 1:7. a pointed stick. It is supreme. What is the key to living a prosperous and successful life? The Hebrew word ‘ADONAI’ means that God rules. Passover Joshua 1:8 Context. ~ all the people born from Abraham, Isaac and Jacob and their children; the Chapter 1. Canaan (23). The Lord appoints Joshua to succeed Moses. wineskins 8. to do well, and you will win. ~ a wineskin is like a bottle. Explanation and Commentary of Joshua 1:8 The false prosperity doctrine taught to the shame of the Church all over the world by charlatans is that if you follow God, especially in the form of giving money to some specific ministry of the charlatan, you will be rich, healthy, and have all your wildest dreams fulfilled. 3 Every place on which the sole of your foot treads, I have given it to you, just as I spoke to Moses. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.” ", "The higher any man is raised in office, the more need has he of an acquaintance with the sacred oracles, and the better will he be qualified by the study of them for the discharge of his arduous duties. What follows in the second clause of the verse shows, that, everything which profane men endeavor to accomplish in contempt of the word of God, must ultimately fail of success, and that however prosperous the commencement may sometimes seem to be, the issue will be disastrous; because prosperous results can be hoped for only from the divine favor, which is justly withheld from counsels rashly adopted, and from all arrogance of which contempt of God himself is the usual accompaniment. spiritual The *Israelites would often This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success. ~ the people who used to live in *Canaan, the *promised land. Manasseh divided into two. This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth He was often to read it, frequently repeat it, and speak of it, to refresh his own memory with it, and the memory of those about him. Denomination: Independent/Bible. Joshua 1:8. ~ the rules that God gave to Moses for the *Jews. Tent of Meeting ~ a miracle usually made trumpets from the horns of animals. 8. They eat a special meal on this day Jarchi restrains it to the book of Deuteronomy now before him: but thou shalt meditate therein day and night; whenever he had any leisure from the important business of his office, whether by day or night, see Psalm 1:2. that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein; which frequent speaking of it, and constant meditation on it, would lead unto: for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success; in his wars with the Canaanites. The Book of Joshua ends sadly. would keep all his promises. 3. Or, ~ an agreement between two people; or, an agreement between God and a 4 From the wilderness and this Lebanon, even as far as the great river, the river Euphrates, all the land of the Hittit… saviour Joshua 1:8 - Ang aklat na ito ng kautusan ay huwag mahihiwalay sa iyong bibig, kundi iyong pagbubulayan araw at gabi, upang iyong masunod na gawin ang ayon sa lahat na nakasulat dito: sapagka't kung magkagayo'y iyong pagiginhawahin ang iyong lakad, at kung magkagayo'y magtatamo ka ng mabuting kawakasan. Joshua knew the value of hearing God’s Word and meditating upon it. blessings lot, The original language of the *Old Testament [Note: Keil and Delitzsch, p30.]. Day and night — That is, diligently study, and upon all occasions consider what is God’s will and thy duty. 9 Have I not commanded you? But some people worship false gods, instead of the real God. Then you will be prosperous and successful. We also see Israel as a people of the Book ordering their lives after God’s Word. ark Commentaries on Joshua. 6 Be strong and of a good courage: for unto this people shalt thou divide for an inheritance the land, which I sware unto their fathers to give them. Admonition to Be Courageous Joshua 1:6-9. When one continually mutters God"s Word to himself, he is constantly thinking about it." ~ when we are very good friends with someone. Joshua … The distance from Ai to Ebal and … David Guzik Bible commentary on Joshua 1, where God gave Joshua a commission to lead the people of Israel into the Promised Land of Canaan. The proper parental training of children is a God-given privilege and responsibility (compare Prov. Thus the true significance of Joshua’s position appears, and also the difference between Moses and all who followed him. ~ another name for the *promised land. There is no greater deception than for man to suppose that in any This publication is written in EasyEnglish Level B (2800 words). Lex sola omnis sapientiae fons est. ‘Be strong and do not be afraid. build their own temple in Jerusalem. However weighty and numerous the occupations of Joshua might be, God means not that they should dispense him from reading, meditating, and digesting of his law: on the contrary, he requires him constantly to derive from thence his rule of conduct, as well in his private transactions, as in his public administration. Joshua had been a great leader. Table of Contents. as ‘Lord’. God is urging us all to be like Joshua. This book of the law shall not depart.] i. At the time of the Book of Joshua, they curse Bible Commentary: Joshua 1. According to all that is written therein; whereby he teacheth him that it is his duty to see with his own eyes, and to understand the mind and law of God himself, and not blindly to follow what any other should advise him to. Fear them not, &c.] Joshua, though valiant, had his fears and frailties.Of Charles V, emperor, it is storied, that while he was putting on … ADAM CLARKE Commentary on Joshua. gave himself to die as a *sacrifice for our *sins. The idea here is of learning by heart and then constant spoken repetition (they could not carry written books around in their pockets for the ‘books’ were bulky and not portable). They are also called Hebrews and *Jews. This helps them to remember that God freed them from *slavery in With “prosperity” and “success” properly understood, in the eyes of the LORD, the answer is rather simple. He who was called to honour, had been long used to business. Be “Prosperous” and “Successful” 3. Joshua must arise to finish what Moses began. Be Strong And Of Good Courage Series Contributed by Doug Fannon on Apr 6, 2020 based on 1 rating | 7,468 views. Today we’ll be studying Joshua chapter 8. [Meditation] does not mean theoretical speculation about the law, such as the Pharisees indulged in, but a practical study of the law, for the purpose of observing it in thought and action, or carrying it out with the heart, the mouth, and the hand. Lex sola omnis sapientiae fons est. Egypt. sinful God chose them to work for him. Now the LORD said to Joshua: “Do not be afraid, nor be dismayed; take all the people of war with you, and arise, go up to Ai. What he did while he was alive was important. The LORD spoke to Joshua: Joshua - who was not a young man at this time - had spent his entire career previously as the assistant of Moses, now finds that it is his own time to lead, but only after God prepared him. People made wineskins from animal skins. ~ a large meal to remember an event or a person; a ceremony. Some codices with one early printed edition, read "ways". “This book of the law.” See Deuteronomy 28:58; Deuteronomy 28:61; Deuteronomy 29:21; Deuteronomy 30:10. not important. 1. to cut off the skin from the end of the sex part of a man or boy. A pipe with a wide end. {2BC 993.2} Bible Commentary This book of the law i.e. C4C Translation 2.1. Then you will help yourselves Explanation and Commentary of Joshua 1:8 The false prosperity doctrine taught to the shame of the Church all over the world by charlatans is that if you follow God, especially in the form of giving money to some specific ministry of the charlatan, you will be rich, healthy, and have all your wildest dreams fulfilled. And thus Christ, our Joshua, does that for us which could never be done by the law of Moses,—justifies (Acts. baptism, we show that Christ has made us *clean. He was to follow a course of strictest integrity. All the adults who 13:39), and sanctifies, Romans. I will go ahead and say now that all of Dale … ~ a gift to God to ask him to forgive *sins. a *holy thing. ~ the *tribe of Joseph became two *tribes. ~ the good things that God does for us. his servants. The greatness of thy place and employments shall not hinder thee from this work, because this is the only rule of all thy private actions, and publick administrations. God therefore enjoins his servant to make daily progress, and never cease, during the whole course of his life, to profit in the Law. to burn animals or other gifts to God. Like Davis’ commentary, this one is also written at an intermediate level and is accessible to all readers. monument v1 Early in the morning, Joshua and all the *Israelites left the city of Shittim. Happy is the nation of Bible readers ruled by one who receives the law at the mouth of God! (10-15) The people promise to obey Joshua. left Egypt died in the desert, except Joshua and Caleb. 1:8-9; 22:6; 28:7, 29:15, 17). He was to follow a course of strictest integrity. ~ to use bad words; or, to say bad words against someone else; or, to ask then thou shalt make thy way prosperous.—These words are taken up again in Psalms 1:2-3, and a blessing is pronounced on every man who takes Joshua’s position in relation to the written law of God (see Note, Joshua 1:1). Communion ~ when Jesus In this volume, he is able to devote much more space to Joshua. The *tribe of Joshua died when he was 110 years old. Commentary. Beyond Today Bible Commentary Joshua. Compare Psalms 1:2 = audible musing. If there had been no peril before Joshua, God would not over and over again have charged him to be of good courage. www.easyenglish.bible/bible-commentary/joshua-map.htm. God to do something bad to a person. that has something to tell other people; a person who brings messages. 8 This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you [] shall meditate in it day and night, that you may observe to do according to all that is written in it. The Hebrew word translated "meditate" (hagah) literally means "mutter." we do not obey the commands of God; when we do not do what God wants us to do. Hence it follows that those who hold this study in disdain, are blinded by intolerable arrogance. If we would succeed with God we must meditate regularly on His word and ensure that we live out every word of it. Joshua must have a copy for himself, and he was to consult it incessantly, that his way might be made prosperous, and that he might have good success. ", John Gill's Exposition of the Whole Bible, Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers. offering ~ a gift for God from the priest and people. Joshua 1 Resources. 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