Joshua 8 :32

Joshua 8 :32 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

And he wrote there on the stones a copy of the law of Moses, which he wrote in the presence of the children of Israel.

American King James Version (AKJV)

And he wrote there on the stones a copy of the law of Moses, which he wrote in the presence of the children of Israel.

American Standard Version (ASV)

And he wrote there upon the stones a copy of the law of Moses, which he wrote, in the presence of the children of Israel.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

And he made there on the stones a copy of the law of Moses, writing it before the eyes of the children of Israel.

Webster's Revision

And he wrote there upon the stones a copy of the law of Moses, which he wrote in the presence of the children of Israel.

World English Bible

He wrote there on the stones a copy of the law of Moses, which he wrote in the presence of the children of Israel.

English Revised Version (ERV)

And he wrote there upon the stones a copy of the law of Moses, which he wrote, in the presence of the children of Israel.

Definitions for Joshua 8 :32

Clarke's Commentary on Joshua 8 :32

A copy of the law of Moses - משנה תורת mishneh torath, the repetition of the law; that is, a copy of the blessings and curses, as commanded by Moses; not a copy of the Decalogue, as some imagine, nor of the book of Deuteronomy, as others think; much less of the whole Pentateuch; but merely of that part which contained the blessings and curses, and which was to be read on this solemn occasion. See the note on Deuteronomy 27:3.

Barnes's Commentary on Joshua 8 :32

See the note marginal reference.

Wesley's Commentary on Joshua 8 :32

8:32 Upon the stones - Not upon the stones of the altar, which were to be rough and unpolished, ver.31, but upon other stones, smooth and plaistered, as is manifest from Deut 27:2. The law of Moses - Not certainly the whole five books of Moses, for what stones and time would have sufficed for this, but the most weighty parts of the law, and especially the law of the ten commandments.
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