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Joshua 2:7

    Joshua 2:7 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And the men pursued after them the way to Jordan unto the fords: and as soon as they which pursued after them were gone out, they shut the gate.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And the men pursued after them the way to Jordan to the fords: and as soon as they which pursued after them were gone out, they shut the gate.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And the men pursued after them the way to the Jordan unto the fords: and as soon as they that pursued after them were gone out, they shut the gate.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    So the men went after them on the road to Jordan as far as the river-crossing: and when they had gone out after them, the door into the town was shut.

    Webster's Revision

    And the men pursued after them the way to the Jordan unto the fords: and as soon as they that pursued after them were gone out, they shut the gate.

    World English Bible

    The men pursued them the way to the Jordan to the fords: and as soon as those who pursued them had gone out, they shut the gate.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And the men pursued after them the way to Jordan unto the fords: and as soon as they which pursued after them were gone out, they shut the gate.

    Barnes' Notes on Joshua 2:7

    The sense is, that "they pursued along the way which leads to Jordan and across the fords;" probably those described in Judges 3:28.

    Wesley's Notes on Joshua 2:7

    2:7 Fords - Or passages, that is, the places where people used to pass over Jordan, whether by boats or bridges. The gate - Of the city, to prevent the escape of the spies, if peradventure Rahab was mistaken, and they yet lurked therein.