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Joshua 24:23-25

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24:23 Joshua said, 1  “Now put aside the foreign gods that are among you and submit to 2  the Lord God of Israel.”

24:24 The people said to Joshua, “We will worship 3  the Lord our God and obey him.” 4 

24:25 That day Joshua drew up an agreement 5  for the people, and he established rules and regulations 6  for them in Shechem.

1 tn The words “Joshua said” are supplied for clarification.

2 tn Heb “bend your heart toward.” The term לֵבָב (levav, “heart”) probably here refers to the people’s volition or will.

3 tn Or “will serve.”

4 tn Heb “and listen to his voice.”

5 tn Heb “cut a covenant.”

6 tn Heb “a statute and a judgment.”



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