3:8 And thou shalt command the priests that bear the ark of the
covenant, saying, When ye are come to the brink of the water
of Jordan, ye shall stand still c in Jordan.
(c) Even in the channel where the stream had run,
3:10 And Joshua said, d Hereby ye shall know that the living
God [is] among you, and [that] he will without fail drive
out from before you the Canaanites, and the Hittites, and
the Hivites, and the Perizzites, and the Girgashites, and
the Amorites, and the Jebusites.
(d) By this miracle in dividing the water.
3:12 Now therefore take you e twelve men out of the tribes of
Israel, out of every tribe a man.
(e) Who would set up twelve stones in remembrance of the
3:15 And as they that bare the ark were come unto Jordan, and
the feet of the priests that bare the ark were dipped in
the brim of the water, (for Jordan overfloweth all his f
banks all the time of harvest,)
(f) Because the river was accustomed at this time to be
full, the miracle is so much greater.
3:17 And the priests that bare the ark of the covenant of the
LORD stood g firm on dry ground in the midst of Jordan,
and all the Israelites passed over on dry ground, until all
the people were passed clean over Jordan.
(g) Either tarrying till the people were past, or as some
read, sure, as though they had been on dry land.