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Joshua 7:10

    Joshua 7:10 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And the LORD said unto Joshua, Get thee up; wherefore liest thou thus upon thy face?

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And the LORD said to Joshua, Get you up; why lie you thus on your face?

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And Jehovah said unto Joshua, Get thee up; wherefore art thou thus fallen upon thy face?

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Then the Lord said to Joshua, Get up; what are you doing with your face to the earth?

    Webster's Revision

    And Jehovah said unto Joshua, Get thee up; wherefore art thou thus fallen upon thy face?

    World English Bible

    Yahweh said to Joshua, "Get up! Why are you fallen on your face like that?

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And the LORD said unto Joshua, Get thee up; wherefore art thou thus fallen upon thy face?

    Definitions for Joshua 7:10

    Wherefore - Why?; for what reason?; for what cause?

    Clarke's Commentary on Joshua 7:10

    Wherefore liest thou thus upon thy face? - It is plain there was nothing in Joshua's prayer or complaint that was offensive to God, for here there is no reprehension: Why liest thou thus? this is no time for complaint; something else is indispensably necessary to be done.

    Barnes' Notes on Joshua 7:10

    God's answer is given directly, and in terms of reproof. Joshua must not lie helpless before God; the cause of the calamity was to be discovered.

    Wesley's Notes on Joshua 7:10

    7:10 Upon thy face - This business is not to be done by inactive supplication, but by vigorous endeavours for reformation.