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Joshua 23:10 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— One man of you shall chase a thousand; for Jehovah your God, he it is that fighteth for you, as he spake unto you.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— One man of you shall chase a thousand: for the LORD your God, he [it is] that fighteth for you, as he hath promised you.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “One of your men puts to flight a thousand, for the LORD your God is He who fights for you, just as He promised you.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— One man of you shall chase a thousand: for the LORD your God, he [it is] that fighteth for you, as he hath promised you.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— One man of you chaseth a thousand; for Jehovah your God, he it is that fighteth for you, as he hath said unto you.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— One man of you, can chase a thousand,—for, Yahweh your God, is he that fighteth for you, as he spake to you.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— one man of you doth pursue a thousand, for Jehovah your God [is] He who is fighting for you, as He hath spoken to you;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— One of you shall chase a thousand men of the enemies: because the Lord your God himself will fight for you, as he hath promised.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— One man of you shall chase a thousand: for the LORD your God, he it is that fighteth for you, as hee hath promised you.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— One of you has chased a thousand, for the Lord our God, he fought for you, as he said to us.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— One man of you shall chase a thousand: for Yahweh your Elohim, he [it is] that fighteth for you, as he hath promised you.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
One 259
{0259} Prime
אֶחָד
'echad
{ekh-awd'}
A numeral from H0258; properly united, that is, one; or (as an ordinal) first.
man 376
{0376} Prime
אִישׁ
'iysh
{eesh}
Contracted for H0582 (or perhaps rather from an unused root meaning to be extant); 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.).
of x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
you shall chase 7291
{7291} Prime
רָדַף
radaph
{raw-daf'}
A primitive root; to run after (usually with hostile intent; figuratively (of time) gone by).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
a thousand: 505
{0505} Prime
אֶלֶף
'eleph
{eh'-lef}
Properly the same as H0504; hence (an ox's head being the first letter of the alphabet, and this eventually used as a numeral) a thousand.
for x3588
(3588) Complement
כִּי
kiy
{kee}
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
Yhw יָהוֶה 3068
{3068} Prime
יְהֹוָה
Y@hovah
{yeh-ho-vaw'}
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
your lhm אֱלֹהִים, 430
{0430} Prime
אֱלֹהִים
'elohiym
{el-o-heem'}
Plural of H0433; gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative.
he x1931
(1931) Complement
הוּא
huw'
{hoo}
The second form is the feminine beyond the Pentateuch; a primitive word, the third person pronoun singular, he (she or it); only expressed when emphatic or without a verb; also (intensively) self, or (especially with the article) the same; sometimes (as demonstrative) this or that; occasionally (instead of copula) as or are.
[it is] that fighteth 3898
{3898} Prime
לָחַם
lacham
{law-kham'}
A primitive root; to feed on; figuratively to consume; by implication to battle (as destruction).
z8737
<8737> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Participle (See H8813)
Count - 793
for you, as x834
(0834) Complement
אֲשֶׁר
'asher
{ash-er'}
A primitive relative pronoun (of every gender and number); who, which, what, that; also (as adverb and conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc.
he hath promised 1696
{1696} Prime
דִּבֵּר
dabar
{daw-bar'}
A primitive root; perhaps properly to arrange; but used figuratively (of words) to speak; rarely (in a destructive sense) to subdue.
z8765
<8765> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2121
you.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Joshua 23:5-11.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Joshua 23:1-10.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Joshua 23:10

He fighteth — Impute not this therefore to your own valour, as you will be apt to do, but to God's gracious and powerful assistance.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
One man:

Leviticus 26:8 And five of you shall chase an hundred, and an hundred of you shall put ten thousand to flight: and your enemies shall fall before you by the sword.
Deuteronomy 32:30 How should one chase a thousand, and two put ten thousand to flight, except their Rock had sold them, and the LORD had shut them up?
Judges 3:31 And after him was Shamgar the son of Anath, which slew of the Philistines six hundred men with an ox goad: and he also delivered Israel.
Judges 7:19-22 So Gideon, and the hundred men that [were] with him, came unto the outside of the camp in the beginning of the middle watch; and they had but newly set the watch: and they blew the trumpets, and brake the pitchers that [were] in their hands. ... And the three hundred blew the trumpets, and the LORD set every man's sword against his fellow, even throughout all the host: and the host fled to Bethshittah in Zererath, [and] to the border of Abelmeholah, unto Tabbath.
Judges 15:15 And he found a new jawbone of an ass, and put forth his hand, and took it, and slew a thousand men therewith.
1 Samuel 14:6 And Jonathan said to the young man that bare his armour, Come, and let us go over unto the garrison of these uncircumcised: it may be that the LORD will work for us: for [there is] no restraint to the LORD to save by many or by few.
1 Samuel 14:12-16 And the men of the garrison answered Jonathan and his armourbearer, and said, Come up to us, and we will shew you a thing. And Jonathan said unto his armourbearer, Come up after me: for the LORD hath delivered them into the hand of Israel. ... And the watchmen of Saul in Gibeah of Benjamin looked; and, behold, the multitude melted away, and they went on beating down [one another].
2 Samuel 23:8 These [be] the names of the mighty men whom David had: The Tachmonite that sat in the seat, chief among the captains; the same [was] Adino the Eznite: [he lift up his spear] against eight hundred, whom he slew at one time.

LORD[YHWH]:

Joshua 10:42 And all these kings and their land did Joshua take at one time, because the LORD God of Israel fought for Israel.
Exodus 14:14 The LORD shall fight for you, and ye shall hold your peace.
Exodus 23:27-33 I will send my fear before thee, and will destroy all the people to whom thou shalt come, and I will make all thine enemies turn their backs unto thee. ... They shall not dwell in thy land, lest they make thee sin against me: for if thou serve their gods, it will surely be a snare unto thee.
Deuteronomy 3:22 Ye shall not fear them: for the LORD your God he shall fight for you.
Deuteronomy 20:4 For the LORD your God [is] he that goeth with you, to fight for you against your enemies, to save you.
Psalms 35:1 [[[A Psalm] of David.]] Plead [my cause], O LORD, with them that strive with me: fight against them that fight against me.
Psalms 44:4-5 Thou art my King, O God: command deliverances for Jacob. ... Through thee will we push down our enemies: through thy name will we tread them under that rise up against us.
Psalms 46:7 The LORD of hosts [is] with us; the God of Jacob [is] our refuge. Selah.
Romans 8:31 What shall we then say to these things? If God [be] for us, who [can be] against us?
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Ex 14:14; 23:27. Lv 26:8. Dt 3:22; 20:4; 32:30. Jsh 10:42. Jg 3:31; 7:19; 15:15. 1S 14:6, 12. 2S 23:8. Ps 35:1; 44:4; 46:7. Ro 8:31.

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