JOSHUA 1:5

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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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.

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Joshua 1:5 Translation & Meaning

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There shall not לֹֽא Not (the simple or abs. negation); by implication, no; often used with other particles not
any man אִישׁ֙ A man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation) any man
be able to stand יִתְיַצֵּ֥ב To place (any thing so as to stay); reflexively, to station, offer, continue able stand
before לְפָנֶ֔יךָ The face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.) before
thee all כֹּ֖ל Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) all
the days יְמֵ֣י A day (as the warm hours), whether literal (from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next), or figurative (a space of time defined by an associated term), (often used adverb) days
of thy life: חַיֶּ֑יךָ Alive; hence, raw (flesh); fresh (plant, water, year), strong; also (as noun, especially in the feminine singular and masculine plural) life (or living thing), whether literally or figuratively life
as כַּֽאֲשֶׁ֨ר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc as
I was הָיִ֤יתִי To exist, i.e., be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary) I was
with עִם Adverb or preposition, with (i.e., in conjunction with), in varied applications; specifically, equally with; often with prepositional prefix (and then usually unrepresented in English) with
Moses, מֹשֶׁה֙ Mosheh, the Israelite lawgiver Moses
so (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
I will be אֶֽהְיֶ֣ה To exist, i.e., be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary) I will be
with עִמָּ֔ךְ Adverb or preposition, with (i.e., in conjunction with), in varied applications; specifically, equally with; often with prepositional prefix (and then usually unrepresented in English) with
thee: I will not לֹ֥א Not (the simple or abs. negation); by implication, no; often used with other particles not
fail אַרְפְּךָ֖ To slacken (in many applications, literal or figurative) fail
thee, nor וְלֹ֥א Not (the simple or abs. negation); by implication, no; often used with other particles thee nor
forsake אֶֽעֶזְבֶֽךָּ׃ To loosen, i.e., relinquish, permit, etc forsake
thee. אֶֽעֶזְבֶֽךָּ׃ To loosen, i.e., relinquish, permit, etc thee

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  • 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.

  • 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.




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