3:6 Joshua told the priests, “Pick up the ark of the covenant and pass on ahead of the people.” So they picked up the ark of the covenant and went ahead of the people.
3:16 the water coming downstream toward them stopped flowing. 2 It piled up far upstream 3 at Adam (the city near Zarethan); there was no water at all flowing to the sea of the Arabah (the Salt Sea). 4 The people crossed the river opposite Jericho. 5
1 tn The verb, though not in the Hebrew, is added for clarification.
2 tn Heb “the waters descending from above stood still.”
3 tn Heb “they stood in one pile very far away.”
4 tn Heb “the [waters] descending toward the sea of the Arabah (the Salt Sea) were completely cut off.”
sn The Salt Sea is an ancient name for the Dead Sea.