JOSHUA 1:4

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

TRANSLATION, MEANING, CONTEXT

WORDS OF GOD IN RED

To get what Joshua 1:4 means based on its source text, scroll down or follow these links for the original scriptural meaning , biblical context and relative popularity.

From the wilderness and this Lebanon even unto the great river, the river Euphrates, all the land of the Hittites, and unto the great sea toward the going down of the sun, shall be your coast.

Medium popularity: 170 searches a month
Popularity relative to other verses in Joshua chapter 1 using average monthly Google searches.

Joshua 1:4 Translation & Meaning

What does this verse really mean? Use this table to get a word-for-word translation of the original Hebrew Scripture. This shows the English words related to the source biblical texts along with brief definitions. Follow the buttons in the right-hand column for detailed definitions and verses that use the same root words. Use this reference information to gain deeper insight into the Bible and enrich your understanding. Information based on Strong's Exhaustive Concordance[1].

KJV Verse Original Hebrew Meaning/ Definition
This is a simplified translation of the original Hebrew word. Follow the buttons on the right to get more detail.
More 
Use the buttons below to get details on the Hebrew word and view related Bible verses that use the same root word.
From the wilderness מֵֽהַמִּדְבָּר֩ A pasture (i.e., open field, whither cattle are driven); also speech (including its organs) wilderness
and this הַזֶּ֜ה The masculine demonstrative pronoun, this or that and this
Lebanon וְהַלְּבָנ֨וֹן Lebanon, a mountain range in Palestine Lebanon
even unto וְֽעַד As far (or long, or much) as, whether of space (even unto) or time (during, while, until) or degree (equally with) even
the great הַגָּד֣וֹל Great (in any sense); hence, older; also insolent great
river, הַנָּהָ֧ר A stream (including the sea; expectation the Nile, Euphrates, etc.); figuratively, prosperity river
the river נְהַר A stream (including the sea; expectation the Nile, Euphrates, etc.); figuratively, prosperity river
Euphrates, פְּרָ֗ת Perath (i.e., Euphrates), a river of the East Euphrates
all כֹּ֚ל Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) all
the land אֶ֣רֶץ The earth (at large, or partitively a land) land
of the Hittites, הַֽחִתִּ֔ים A Chittite, or descendant of Cheth Hittites
and unto וְעַד As far (or long, or much) as, whether of space (even unto) or time (during, while, until) or degree (equally with) and unto
the great הַגָּד֖וֹל Great (in any sense); hence, older; also insolent great
sea הַיָּ֥ם A sea (as breaking in noisy surf) or large body of water; specifically (with the article), the Mediterranean Sea; sometimes a large river, or an artifical basin; locally, the west, or (rarely) the south sea
toward the going down מְב֣וֹא An entrance (the place or the act); specifically sunset or the west; also (adverb with preposition) towards toward going down
of the sun, הַשָּׁ֑מֶשׁ The sun; by implication, the east; figuratively, a ray, i.e., (architectural) a notched battlement sun
shall be יִֽהְיֶ֖ה To exist, i.e., be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary) shall be
your coast. גְּבֽוּלְכֶֽם׃ Properly, a cord (as twisted), i.e., (by implication) a boundary; by extension the territory inclosed coast

Verse Context

See Joshua 1:4 with its adjacent verses in bold below. Follow either of the two large buttons below to see these verses in their broader context of the King James Bible or a Bible concordance.

Very High
Verse Search Popularity Levels What do people search for?

Use the scale on the left to tell how often the verses below are googled compared to each other.

High
Medium
Low
Very Low
  • 2  Moses my servant is dead; now therefore arise, go over this Jordan, thou, and all this people, unto the land which I do give to them, even to the children of Israel.

  • 3  Every place that the sole of your foot shall tread upon, that have I given unto you, as I said unto Moses.

  • 4  From the wilderness and this Lebanon even unto the great river, the river Euphrates, all the land of the Hittites, and unto the great sea toward the going down of the sun, shall be your coast.

  • 5  There shall not any man be able to stand before thee all the days of thy life: as I was with Moses, so I will be with thee: I will not fail thee, nor forsake thee.

  • 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.




Sources:

The King James Bible (1611) and Strong's Concordance (1890) with Hebrew and Greek dictionaries are sourced from the BibleForgeDB database (https://github.com/bibleforge) within the BibleForge project (http://bibleforge.com). Popularity rankings are based on search volume data from the Google AdWords Keyword Planner tool.


Share This Page:


Popular Bible Topics What does the Bible say about...?

Most Searched Bible Verses
Translations, Meanings, Complete Red Letter Bible
Words of God in dark red
Words of Jesus in light red