31:7 Then Moses called out to Joshua 1 in the presence of all Israel, “Be strong and courageous, for you will accompany these people to the land that the Lord promised to give their ancestors, 2 and you will enable them to inherit it. 31:8 The Lord is indeed going before you – he will be with you; he will not fail you or abandon you. Do not be afraid or discouraged!”
31:23 and the Lord 3 commissioned Joshua son of Nun, “Be strong and courageous, for you will take the Israelites to the land I have promised them, and I will be with you.” 4
1 tn The Hebrew text includes “and said to him.” This has not been included in the translation for stylistic reasons.
3 tn Heb “he.” Since the pronoun could be taken to refer to Moses, the referent has been specified as “the
4 tc The LXX reads, “as the