Compiled & Edited by BibleStudyTools Staff, California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. Day and night — That is, diligently study, and upon all occasions consider what is God’s will and thy duty. That leads to the last thought here-the sure victory of such bold obedience. 31:8), that, though he must now leave him, God never would: and here God himself confirms that word of his servant Moses (Isa. But instead they take a thirty mile journey to worship God at Mt. Achan is found guilty: Joshua’s advice, ... (Note: In support of this I cannot do better than quote the most important of the remarks which I made in my former commentary (Keil on Joshua, pp. trans. Joshua knew the value of hearing God’s Word and meditating upon it. Joshua 4:1-3,8,10-11,17-24 The Thrill of Victory; Joshua 7:6-7,10-13,16-21,24-26 The Agony of Defeat; Joshua 24:14-28,31 Pass on the Baton; MAX FRAZIER Devotional Study on Joshua. Updated: Tue, 01/17/2017 - 20:17 By admin. People's Commentary (NT) Robertson's Word Pictures (NT) Scofield: Definitions: Interlinear: Library: Topical Studies: X-References: Verse Comparison: Joshua 1:8. (e) He shows where true prosperity consists, even to obey the word of God. Verse-by-Verse Bible Commentary Joshua 1:8. The Conquest of the Promised Land - A Devotional Commentary on Joshua -21 pages; ARNOLD FRUCHTENBAUM Israelology (1-2) God encourages Joshua and gives him instructions. John Trapp Complete Commentary. Be careful to obey all the instructions Moses gave you. which Moses my Only be strong and very courageous, being careful to do according to all the law that Moses my servant commanded you. He virtually apologized for what he had just said when he added, "O Lord, what shall I say, when Israel turneth their backs before their enemies?" Be careful to obey all the law my servant Moses gave you; do not turn from it to the right or to the left, that you may be successful wherever you go. Biblical Commentary Judges 4:1-7 EXEGESIS: THE CONTEXT: Just as the book of Deuteronomy ends with the death of Moses (Deuteronomy 34) and the book of Joshua begins with the commissioning of Joshua (Joshua 1:1-9), so also the book of Joshua ends with the death of Joshua (Joshua 24:29-31; see also Judges 2:6-10) and the book of Judges begins with Yahweh appointing Judah to go up … left: Joshua 1:7-8 NIV “Be strong and very courageous. This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth — That is, thou shalt constantly read it, and upon occasion discourse of it, and the sentence which shall come out of thy month, shall in all things be given according to this rule. righteousness to all that believe, having fulfilled it in all Joshua 1:7-8: "Be strong and very courageous. They have to inform their stakeholders how successful they have been by looking for key performance indicators (KPI). “Before I was afflicted I went astray, But now I keep Your word” (vs. 67); and “It is good for me that I was afflicted, That I may learn Your statutes” (vs. 72). Joshua 1:7 - 8. John 1:29; Mark 10:45), affects the redemption of fallen mankind (cf. Korah and Reuben's sin affects their whole family (Numbers 16). 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. They may in fact be the beginning if we will just r… Defeats never have to be the end. III. Plans for victory. Find Top Church Sermons, Illustrations, and Preaching Slides on Joshua 1:7-8. Only be thou strong.] Now look next at the duty of implicit obedience to the word of command. 7. Joshua 1:7 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Joshua 1:7, NIV: "Be strong and very courageous. Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. Then you will be prosperous and successful. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. Joshua 1:7, ESV: "Only be strong and very courageous, being careful to do according to all the law that Moses my servant commanded you. succeed in every battle he engaged in; it would be well if e. For the LORD your God is with you wherever you go: The final encouragement, repeated from Joshua 1:5, reminds us that Joshua’s success did not depend solely on his ability to keep God’s Word. Joshua 1:7-9 -- On Being Strong Enough to Obey God "Only be thou strong and very courageous, that thou mayest observe to do according to all the law, which Moses my servant commanded thee: turn not from it to the right hand or to the left, that thou mayest prosper whithersoever thou goest. according to all the law which Moses had commanded. WORD AND PHRASE STUDY. over enemies being to be observant of the laws of God themselves, Do not turn from it to the right hand or to the left, that you may have good success wherever you go. Joshua 1:7–8 7 Only be strong and very courageous, that you may observe to do according to all the law j which Moses My servant commanded you; k do not turn from it to the right hand or to the left, that you may 2 prosper wherever you go. In this chapter we again see the grace of God and the truth of restoration. Joshua 1:8-9. from the law, by adding to it, or taking from it; so Ben Gersom mightier than those with him, and who dwelt in strong and that thou mayest observe to do according to all the law which Moses my servant commanded thee; not only as a private man obliged to observe the whole law, and act according to it in all things; though no mere man is capable of it, only Joshua's antitype, who is the end of it for righteousness to all that believe, having fulfilled it in all respects; but as the supreme magistrate under God, who was to see that the law was obeyed by the people in all things, and particularly as the general of the army, who was to observe to do what had been ordered, with respect to the Canaanites, see Deuteronomy 7:1. turn not from it to the right hand or to the left: from the law, by adding to it, or taking from it; so Ben Gersom explains it,"turning to the right hand is, when any adds to its words; and turning to the left hand, when he diminishes from them;''or "from him" (k), that is, from Moses; from his good way, as Kimchi; though he adds, or else from the book of the law; for though he does not mention the book, he does the law; so Ben Melech: that thou mayest prosper whithersoever thou goest; succeed in every battle he engaged in; it would be well if generals of armies would observe this; the way to obtain victory over enemies being to be observant of the laws of God themselves, and to take care that they be observed by the soldiers under their command: or "that thou mayest act wisely" (l); the word of God furnishing out instruction to men in every station of life, see Luke 3:10. Be careful to obey all the law my servant Moses gave you; do not turn from it to the right or to the left, that you may be successful wherever you go. Deuteronomy Joshua 8 – Victory over Ai A. All rights reserved. goest; At this time some will be preparing their year-end reports. 177-8, Eng. Scripture: Exodus 15:11-13, Psalms 56:3-4, Joshua 1:7-8, Philippians 3:12-14, 1 Corinthians 4:1-2 (view more) (view less) Denomination: United Methodist. Why? Jesus, the innocent Lamb of God (cf. Joshua 1:8 "This book of the law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do according to all that is written in it; for then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have success. It was commanded in Deuteronomy 27-28. Other Forerunner Commentary entries containing Joshua 1:7: Joshua 5:10-11 1 Corinthians 16:13-14 Joshua 1:6 : Joshua 1:8 >> The Berean: Daily Verse and Comment Sign up for the Berean: Daily Verse and Comment, and have Biblical truth delivered to your inbox. generals of armies would observe this; the way to obtain victory their command: or "that thou mayest act wisely" F12; the 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. of it, only Joshua's antitype, who is the end of it for 7:1-5 ) ; turn not from it [to] the right hand or [to] the Joshua 7-8 lesson by Dr. Bob Utley, retired professor of hermeneutics (Bible interpretation). lDo not turn from it to the right hand or to the left, that you may have good success1 wherever you go. 1. (NASB: Lockman) Septuagint: kai ouk … Joshua 1:8 Commentary. 3:10-14 ) . particularly as the general of the army, who was to observe to do Yehoshua (Joshua) 1:7-8 TS2009 “Only be strong and very courageous, to guard to do according to all the Torah which Mosheh My servant commanded you. upon them: that thou mayest observe to do according to all the law Joshua 1:7 Only be thou strong and very courageous, that thou mayest observe to do according to all the law, which Moses my servant commanded thee: turn not from it [to] the right hand or [to] the left, that thou mayest prosper whithersoever thou goest.. Ver. that the law was obeyed by the people in all things, and NASB (UPDATED TEXT): JOSHUA 7:1 1 But the sons of Israel acted unfaithfully in regard to the things … Be careful to obey all the law my servant Moses gave you; do not turn from it to the right or to the left, that you may be successful wherever you go. Joshua 8:14 "And it came to pass, when the king of Ai saw [it], that they hasted and rose up early, and the men of the city went out against Israel to battle, he and all his people, at a time appointed, before the plain; but he wist not that [there were] liers in ambush against him behind the city." 8 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. God says to us all, whatever worthy work we are entering upon, ‘Be of good courage; be strong!’ Joshua and the people place priority on obedience instead of military victory – Normal rules of war would dictate that Joshua and the army follow up their victory with a quick military advance. Joshua – A Portrait Of Obedience Contributed by Paddick Van Zyl on Oct 21, 2020 | 560 views. Article Images Copyright © 2020 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. 5:21). Be careful to obey all the law my servant Moses gave you; do not turn from it to the right or to the left, that you may be successful wherever you go." and to take care that they be observed by the soldiers under Sacrifice of innocent animals affects humans (Leviticus 1-7). Joshua complains to God; who discovers the cause, and enjoins a lot, Joshua 7:6-15. (k) "ab so", Montanus, Vatablus, Junius & Tremellius. Not the ambush on the west side, but the host or army on the north side. Joshua 1:7: Joshua 1: Joshua 1:9 "This book of the law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do according to all that is written in it; for then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have success. explains it. Then you will be prosperous and successful.” Explanation and Commentary of Joshua 1:8. 7 Be strong and very courageous. Joshua 1:8. For though Joshua was a man of valour and courage, as appears by his war with Amalek, yet there was need of this exhortation, and of repeating it, since he was to engage with a people more and mightier than those with him, and who dwelt in strong and fortified places, and had been preparing for some time, having had notice, and were in expectation of the Israelites' attempt upon them: Text: Joshua 1:7,8 We are now coming to the end of another year. Proud member Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament. respects; but as the supreme magistrate under God, who was to see what had been ordered, with respect to the Canaanites, see ( This is the central portion of the charge given to the successor of Moses. Joshua 1:8(ESV) Verse Thoughts. II. We need the presence of God, not only when we are beginning our work to set us in, but in the progress of it to further us with a continual help. For though Joshua was a man of valour and courage, as appears by that thou mayest prosper whithersoever thou Another reason for God’s restraint is that Joshua’s own conscience asserted itself and took control, for his tone quickly changed. of repeating it, since he was to engage with a people more and (l) , Sept. "ut intelligas", V. L. Pagninus, Montanus; "ut prudenter agas", Tigurine version. 2 Cor. Joshua 7:8-9. 7 “Be strong and very courageous. This commentary on Joshua 8 shows how Israel handily conquered Ai when they followed the Lord's instruction to employ an ambush; also, how Israel pleased the Lord by conducting the ceremonies that Moses had prescribed for Mts. Even if the world accounts us as sheep for the slaughter, we are actually more than conquerors through Him who loved us (Romans 8:36-37). Beware of thinking you have no strength because you are not omnipotent. Joshua was a very small man in comparison with his predecessor. Joshua 1:7-8 New International Version (NIV). his war with Amalek, yet there was need of this exhortation, and Browse Sermons on Joshua 1:7-8. Jarchi restrains it to the book of Deuteronomy now before him: but thou shalt meditate therein day and night; All scripture is the Word of God and Joshua was an example of a godly man who both believed God’s word and acted upon it. Sometimes success comes through the back door of failure. Then you will be successful in everything you do. 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. 7 Only be strong and jvery courageous, being careful to do according to all the law kthat Moses my servant commanded you. 8 This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but myou shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do according to all that is written in it. had notice, and were in expectation of the Israelites' attempt 3. I. 4. act according to it in all things; though no mere man is capable Ebal and Gerizim. 44:26), and engages never to leave Joshua. {See Trapp on "Joshua 1:6 "} That thou mayest observe to do. So much, then, for the first of the exhortations here. Only be thou strong, and very courageous Moses had assured him of this (Deu. Joshua 17:8 - The land of Tappuah belonged to Manasseh, but Tappuah on the border of Manasseh belonged to the sons of Ephraim. Joshua 1:8 “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. Recorded at the Bible Lessons International studio. Do not deviate from them, turning either to the right or to the left. Scriptural Commentary (or Inspired Babbling) Saturday, April 19, 2014. of Business corporations will conduct their annual stock-taking or inventory checking. Joshua 1 Resources. Do not turn from it right or left, so that you act wisely wherever you go. Joshua 1:7 - Joshua 1:8. 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