6:60). stood and rose up upon an heap; they stopped their current, and as the water came down they rose up on high, and made one vast heap of waters: very far from the city of Adam, that is, beside Zaretan; the Cetib, or textual reading, is, "in Adam the city"; we follow the marginal reading, "from Adam": both readings, as is usually, if not always the case, are to be received; and the meaning is, that this heap of waters, though the river was at a considerable distance from Adam; yet through the overflow of it, it reached to, and was "in Adam": this city was in Perea, on the other side Jordan, that side on which the Israelites were before their passage; and Zaretan, which is supposed to be the same with Zartanah, and Zarthan, 1 Kings 4:12, was on this side, in the tribe of Manasseh; and the sense is, not that Adam was on the side of Zaretan, or near it, for it was on the other side of the river; and according to the Talmudists (a) was twelve miles from it; but the construction is with the word "heap", "which heap was on the side of Zaretan"; it was there where the waters were heaped up; it seems as if they reached on the one side to Adam, and on the other side to Zaretan: and those that came down towards the sea of the plain, even the salt sea, failed, and were cut off; those waters, which were below where the priests' feet rested, ran down into the lake Asphaltites, where Sodom and Gomorrah formerly stood, the sea of the plain, or vale of Siddim, Genesis 14:3; sometimes called the dead sea, and here the salt sea, its water being exceeding salt; so, Mr. Maundrell, the above mentioned traveller (b) testifies on his own knowledge;"the water of the lake (the lake Asphaltites, or dead sea, says he) was very limpid, and salt to the highest degree; and not only salt, but also extreme bitter and nauseous;''. That the waters which came down from above stood and rose up upon an heap very far from the city Adam, that is beside Zaretan: and those that came down toward the sea of the plain, even the salt sea, failed, and were cut off: and the people passed over right against Jericho. Jos. Joshua was the man whom God chose to lead Israel's army in battle against the Amalekites while Moses interceded for their success. "The city of Adam is not named elsewhere, and Zarthan (mentioned here and in marginal references.) Joshua therefore foretold, that when God drove back the river it would be as if He had stretched out His hand to strike all the inhabitants of the land, and that the proof which He gave of His power in their crossing the Jordan would be a certain presage of victory, to be gained over all the tribes."). They must be expelled too! 7. Three times in His commissioning of Joshua, God admonished him to have courage. All rights reserved. 2d, The most pleasant and fruitful, and therefore more convenient both for the refreshment of the Israelites after their long and tedious marches, and for their encouragement.Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary3:14-17 Jordan overflowed all its banks. Above where the priests' feet rested, and which came down from Mount Lebanon, and the fountains of Jordan northward: stood [and] rose up upon an heap; they stopped their current, and as the water came down they … To descend (literally, to go downwards; or conventionally to a lower region, as the … 2 So it was, # Josh. “For indeed the day is coming, burning like a furnace, and all the arrogant evildoers will be chaff. The meaning is, that the waters were stopped in their course at that place, and so kept at a distance from the Israelites while they passed over. “It will not leave even a root or branch. They must be servants, but any work becomes honourable, when it is done for the house of the Lord, and the offices thereof. Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. 1 It piled up far upstream 2 at Adam (the city near Zarethan); there was no water at all flowing to the sea of the Arabah (the Salt Sea). Joshua led them. This passage over Jordan, as an entrance to Canaan, after their long, weary wanderings in the wilderness, shadowed out the believer's passage through death to heaven, after he has finished his wanderings in this sinful world. Paul exhorted the Ephesians to Joshua 3:16 Meaning; 17 And the priests that bare the ark of the covenant of the Lord stood firm on dry ground in the midst of Jordan, and all the Israelites passed over on dry ground, until all the people were passed clean over Jordan. The meaning is, that the waters were stopped in their course at that place, and so kept at a distance from the Israelites while they passed over. stood and rose up upon a heap—"in a heap," a firm, compact barrier (Ex 15:8; Ps 78:13); from the city Adam, that is beside Zaretan—near mount Sartabeh, in the northern part of the Ghor (1Ki 7:46); that is, a distance of thirty miles from the Israelitish encampment; and. It is, however, probably connected with the modern Kurn Sartabeh (Horn of Sartabeh), the name given to a lofty and isolated hill some 17 miles on the river above Jericho. All scripture is the Word of God and Joshua was an example of a godly man who both believed God’s word and acted upon it. This was a stupendous miracle; Jordan takes its name, "the Descender," from the force of its current, which, after passing the Sea of Galilee, becomes greatly increased as it plunges through twenty-seven "horrible rapids and cascades," besides a great many lesser through a fall of a thousand feet, averaging from four to five miles an hour [Lynch]. Rahab Hides the Spies. Below the miraculous dam the channel ran dry to the Dead Sea.} Sotah, fol. Article Images Copyright © 2020 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. {We take the meaning to be that just above the crossing the waters were “congealed,” or solidified, as if dammed up by an invisible perpendicular wall across the channel, causing the waters above to overflow all the banks. (b) Maundrell, ut supra, (Journel from Aleppo to Jerusalem) p. 84. Sotah, fol. (a) T. Hieros. The city of Adam is not named elsewhere, and Zarthan (mentioned here and in marginal references.) Against Jericho - Here God carried them over, because this part was, The strongest, as having in its neighbourhood an eminent city, a potent king, and a stout and war - like people. Compare note on Joshua 3:16. That the waters which came down from above stood and rose up on an heap very far from the city Adam, that is beside Zaretan: and those that came down toward the sea of the plain, even the salt sea, failed, and were cut off: and the people passed over right against Jericho. Acacias are a rather hard, dark wood which was very common in the desert. 16 that the waters which came down from upstream stood still, and rose in a heap very far away [ a]at Adam, the city that is beside. Benson CommentaryJoshua 3:16. has also disappeared. So the people crossed opposite Jericho. And he was the one whom God chose to lead His people into the land of Canaan, four hundred years after it had been promised to their forefathers: Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. Joshua 3:16, ESV: "the waters coming down from above stood and rose up in a heap very far away, at Adam, the city that is beside Zarethan, and those flowing down toward the Sea of the Arabah, the Salt Sea, were completely cut off. 21. Admonition to Be Courageous Joshua 1:6-9. 1:10, 11 after three days, that the officers went through the camp; 3 and they commanded the people, saying, # Num. Adam — The city of Adam, being more obscure, is described by its nearness to a more known place, then eminent, but now unknown. 7. Listen to God's scathing denunciation of Ninevah in Nahum 3:16 --- "Thou hast multiplied thy merchants above the stars of heaven." It has also been called the "Gospel in a nutshell", because it is considered a summary of the central theme of traditional Christianity:. 4. Ed. The meaning is, that the waters were stopped in their course at that place, and so kept at a distance from the Israelites while they passed over. That the waters which came down from above Above where the priests' feet rested, and which came down from Mount Lebanon, and the fountains of Jordan northward: stood [and] rose up upon an heap; they stopped their current, and as the water came down they rose up on high, and made one vast heap of waters: very far from the city of Adam, that is, beside Zaretan; the Cetib, or textual reading, is, "in Adam the city"; we follow the marginal reading, "from Adam": both readings, as is usually, if not always the case, are to be received; and the meaning is, that this heap of waters, though the river was at a considerable distance from Adam; yet through the overflow of it, it reached to, and was "in Adam": this city was in Perea, on the other side Jordan, that side on which the Israelites were before their passage; and Zaretan, which is supposed to be the same with Zartanah, and Zarthan, ( 1 Kings 4:12 ) ( 7:46 ) , was on this side, in the tribe of Manasseh; and the sense is, not that Adam was on the side of Zaretan, or near it, for it was on the other side of the river; and according to the Talmudists F1 was twelve miles from it; but the construction is with the word "heap", "which [heap] was on the side of Zaretan"; it was there where the waters were heaped up; it seems as if they reached on the one side to Adam, and on the other side to Zaretan: and those that came down towards the sea of the plain, [even] the salt sea, failed, [and] were cut off; those waters, which were below where the priests' feet rested, ran down into the lake Asphaltites, where Sodom and Gomorrah formerly stood, the sea of the plain, or vale of Siddim, ( Genesis 14:3 ) ; sometimes called the dead sea, and here the salt sea, its water being exceeding salt; so, Mr. Maundrell, the above mentioned traveller F2 testifies on his own knowledge; Proud member 2 And Joshua the son of Nun x sent 1 two men secretly from Shittim as spies, saying, “Go, view the land, especially Jericho.” And they went and came into the house of y a prostitute whose name was z Rahab and lodged there. Joshua 3:16 the flowing water stood still. Where the Targum renders it by Almeth, and both words signify the same thing, "youth". ... Joshua 3:14 Joshua 3:16 Joshua 3:15. 6 And Joshua spoke to the priests, saying, "Take up the ark of the covenant and cross over ahead of the people." Use past-tense verbs and refer to the biblical audience. Adam — The city of Adam, being more obscure, is described by its nearness to a more known place, then eminent, but now unknown. Joshua 3 New King James Version (NKJV) Israel Crosses the Jordan. ... mean those who are always fearful and discouraged. The strongest, as having in its neighbourhood an eminent city, a potent king, and a stout and warlike people. The context for this text begins with the call of Abram. But for you who respect my name, the sun of vindication will rise with healing wings, and you will skip about like calves released from the stall. For example: God commanded the Israelites in Joshua 1 to . The river was thus dried up as far as the eye could reach. It backed up as far upstream as Adam, a city in the area of Zarethan, while the water flowing toward the Sea of the Arabah (the Salt Sea) was completely cut off. This is basically the geographical area known as the Plains of Moab (cf. הַיֹּֽרְדִ֨ים. "And Joshua rose early in the morning; and they removed from Shittim, and came to Jordan, he and … I will bless you and make your name great. Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Bible Commentary16. Joshua 6:3-5 New International Version (NIV). Geneva Study BibleThat the waters which came down from above stood and rose up upon an heap very far from the city Adam, that is beside Zaretan: and those that came down toward the sea of the plain, even the salt sea, failed, and were cut off: and the people passed over right against Jericho. This word is a combination of Ya, an abbreviation for Yahweh, the name of Israel’s God (Exodus 3:14); and the verb yasha, meaning “rescue,” “deliver,” or “save.” The English spelling of the Hebrew Yeshua is Joshua. Joshua 3:16. On the seventh day, march around the city seven times, with the priests blowing the trumpets. That the waters which came down from above. Joshua sentences them to perpetual bondage. 4. Right against Jericho; here God carried them over, because this part was, 1. 3 The people crossed the river opposite Jericho. the waters which came down from above—that is, the Sea of Galileestood and rose up upon a heap—"in a heap," a firm, compact barrier (Ex 15:8; Ps 78:13);very far—high up the stream;from the city Adam, that is beside Zaretan—near mount Sartabeh, in the northern part of the Ghor (1Ki 7:46); that is, a distance of thirty miles from the Israelitish encampment; andthose that came down toward the sea of the desert—the Dead Sea—were cut off (Ps 114:2, 3). Num. JOSHUA 3:10. Jesus, typified by the ark, hath gone before, and he crossed the river when it most flooded the country around. 6:12; 7:16; 8:10). Ed. NET ©: the water coming downstream toward them stopped flowing. (Note: "He extends the force of the miracle beyond their entrance into the land, and properly so, since the mere opening of a way into a hostile country from which there would be no retreat, would be nothing but exposure to death. Joshua 3:16. 2:1 from Acacia Grove and came to the Jordan, he and all the children of Israel, and lodged there before they crossed over. It is called Alemeth (1 Chron. After completing all of this study, synthesize the meaning of the passage for the biblical audience into one or two sentences. Joshua 3:16 the waters which were flowing down from above stood and rose up in one heap, a great distance away at Adam, the city that is beside Zarethan; and those which were flowing down toward the sea of the Arabah, the Salt Sea, were completely cut off. 2. And the people passed over opposite Jericho." Joshua 3:16 NIV the water from upstream stopped flowing. . Although those who oppose the salvation of God's people have all advantages, yet God can and will conquer. Joshua 3:16. When swollen "in time of harvest," it flows with a vastly accelerated current. Very far from the city Adam, that is beside Zaretan. No natural agent was employed in the working of this miracle. Joshua 3:16, KJV: "That the waters which came down from above stood and rose up upon an heap very far from the city Adam, … 1 Then Joshua rose early in the morning; and they set out # Josh. Above where the priests' feet rested, and which came down from Mount Lebanon, and the fountains of Jordan northward: stood and rose up upon an heap; they stopped their current, and as the water came down they rose up on high, and made one vast heap of waters: very far from the city of Adam, that is, beside Zaretan; the Cetib, or textual reading, is, "in Adam the city"; we follow the marginal reading, "from Adam": both readings, as is usually, if not always the case, are to be received; and the meaning is, that this heap of waters, though the river was at a considerable distance from Adam; yet through the overflow of it, it reached to, and was "in Adam": this city was in Perea, on the other side Jordan, that side on which the Israelites were before their passage; and Zaretan, which is supposed to be the same with Zartanah, and Zarthan, 1 Kings 4:12, was on this side, in the tribe of Manasseh; and the sense is, not that Adam was on the side of Zaretan, or near it, for it was on the other side of the river; and according to the Talmudists (a) was twelve miles from it; but the construction is with the word "heap", "which heap was on the side of Zaretan"; it was there where the waters were heaped up; it seems as if they reached on the one side to Adam, and on the other side to Zaretan: and those that came down towards the sea of the plain, even the salt sea, failed, and were cut off; those waters, which were below where the priests' feet rested, ran down into the lake Asphaltites, where Sodom and Gomorrah formerly stood, the sea of the plain, or vale of Siddim, Genesis 14:3; sometimes called the dead sea, and here the salt sea, its water being exceeding salt; so, Mr. Maundrell, the above mentioned traveller (b) testifies on his own knowledge;"the water of the lake (the lake Asphaltites, or dead sea, says he) was very limpid, and salt to the highest degree; and not only salt, but also extreme bitter and nauseous;'' so that these waters running down thither, and those above stopped, made a dry channel for sixteen or eighteen miles: and the people passed over right against Jericho; which was the city Joshua had in view to attack first, and had sent spies thither to get intelligence of it, and the disposition of the people in it: See Gill on Joshua 2:1. When swollen "in time of harvest," it flows with a vastly accelerated current.the people passed over right against Jericho—The exact spot is unknown; but it cannot be that fixed by Greek tradition—the pilgrims' bathing-place—both because it is too much to the north, and the eastern banks are there sheer precipices ten or fifteen feet high.Matthew Poole's Commentary The waters rose up upon an heap; which having been affirmed by heathen writers to have been done by magicians, it is great impudence to disbelieve or doubt of God’s power to do it. The first time He was referring to the courage necessary to complete the task of conquering the land and dividing it among the tribes (v. 6). . Do this for six days. When the Lord moves into our lives ... certain things must go out of our lives! 33:48,49,50). of ( A) Zaretan. (a) T. Hieros. Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers, Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament. (b) Maundrell, ut supra, (Journel from Aleppo to Jerusalem) p. 84. The meaning is, that the waters were stopped in their course at that place, and so kept at a distance from the Israelites whilst they passed over. It is, however, probably connected with the modern Kurn Sartabeh (Horn of Sartabeh), the name given to a lofty and isolated hill some 17 miles on the river above Jericho. This magnified the power of God, and his kindness to Israel. Adam, that is beside Zaretan: the city Adam being more obscure, is described by its nearness to a more known place, Zaretan, or Zarthan, which some think is the same place mentioned 1 Kings 4:12 7:46; but it rather seems to have been another place then eminent, but now unknown, as many thousands are. "Shittim" This seems to mean "from the acacias." Let us, in like manner, submit to our Lord Jesus, saying, We are in thy hand, do unto us as seemeth good and right unto thee, only save our souls; and we shall not repent it. John 3:16 (chapter 3, verse 16 of the Gospel of John of the New Testament) is one of the most widely quoted verses from the Bible and has been called the most famous Bible verse. Against Jericho — Here God carried them over, because this part was, 1st, The strongest, as having in its neighbourhood an eminent city, a potent king, and a stout and warlike people. Jarchi and Kimchi say it is the same with Bahurim (2 Samuel 3:16). 3:16 Adam - The city Adam being more obscure, is described by its nearness to a more known place, then eminent, but now unknown. Here it implies that Joshua immediately performed his task (cf. 3 March around the city once with all the armed men. The meaning is, that the waters were stopped in their course at that place, and so kept at a due distance from the Israelites whilst they passed over. Read full chapter. 4 Have seven priests carry trumpets of rams’ horns in front of the ark. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. Adam — The city of Adam, being more obscure, is described by its nearness to a more known place, then eminent, but now unknown. 21. Salem Media Group. NASB (UPDATED TEXT): JOSHUA 3:5-6 5 Then Joshua said to the people, "Consecrate yourselves, for tomorrow the Lord will do wonders among you." (14-17) Commentary on Joshua 3:1-6 (Read Joshua 3:1-6) The Israelites came to Jordan in faith, having been told that they should pass it. In the way of duty, let us proceed as far as we can, and depend on the Lord. So the people crossed over opposite Jericho. "And Almon with her suburbs": This also is not mentioned among the cities of Benjamin (Joshua 18:11). (1-6) The Lord encourages joshua-Joshua encourages the people. Joshua 3:16. has also disappeared. ( B) into the Sea of the Arabah, ( C) the Salt Sea, failed, and were cut off; and the people crossed over opposite Jericho. The most pleasant and fruitful, and therefore more convenient both for the refreshment of the Israelites after their long and tedious marches, and for their encouragement to their present expedition. For they would either easily fall, through being entangled in difficulties and in an unknown region, or they would perish through want. Wesley's Notes for Joshua 3:16. Read commentary on this popular Bible verse and understand the real meaning behind God's Word using John Gill's Exposition of the Bible. Joshua 3:17 Meaning; JOSHUA 4Verses in the Bible. “That the waters which came down from above stood and rose up upon an heap very far from the city Adam, that is beside Zaretan: and those that came down toward the sea of the plain, even the salt sea, failed, and were cut off: and the people passed … the people passed over right against Jericho—The exact spot is unknown; but it cannot be that fixed by Greek tradition—the pilgrims' bathing-place—both because it is too much to the north, and the eastern banks are there sheer precipices ten or fifteen feet high. Bible > Joshua > Chapter 3 > Verse 16 So they took up the ark of the covenant and went ahead of the people. The meaning is, that the waters were stopped in their course at that place, and so kept at a distance from the Israelites whilst they passed over. 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