3:10 Joshua continued, 1 “This is how you will know the living God is among you and that he will truly drive out before you the Canaanites, Hittites, Hivites, Perizzites, Girgashites, Amorites, and Jebusites.
3:11 Look! The ark of the covenant of the Ruler 2 of the whole earth is ready to enter the Jordan ahead of you.
3:12 Now select for yourselves twelve men from the tribes of Israel, one per tribe.
3:13 When the feet 3 of the priests carrying the ark of the Lord, the Ruler 4 of the whole earth, touch 5 the water of the Jordan, the water coming downstream toward you will stop flowing and pile up.” 6
1 tn Heb “said.”
2 tn Or “Lord”; or “Master.”
3 tn Heb “the soles of the feet.”
4 tn Or “Lord”; or “Master.”
5 tn Or “rest in.”
6 tn Heb “the waters of the Jordan, the waters descending from above, will be cut off so that they will stand in one pile.”