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And Joshua set up twelve stones in the middle of Jordan, in the place where the feet of the priests which bore the ark of the covenant stood: and they are there to this day.
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Exodus 24:12 And the LORD said to Moses, Come up to me into the mount, and be there: and I will give you tables of stone, and a law...
Exodus 28:21 And the stones shall be with the names of the children of Israel, twelve, according to their names, like the engravings of a signet...
1 Kings 18:31 And Elijah took twelve stones, according to the number of the tribes of the sons of Jacob, to whom the word of the LORD came, saying...
Psalm 111:2-4 The works of the LORD are great, sought out of all them that have pleasure therein...
and they are there These words might be written by Joshua at the close of his life, or perhaps be added by some later prophet. It seems from this verse, that there were two sets of stones erected as a memorial of this great event: twelve at Gilga (ver.
Joshua 4:20 And those twelve stones, which they took out of Jordan, did Joshua pitch in Gilgal.
) and twelve in the bed of the Jordan; which last might have been placed on a base of strong stone work, so high as always to be visible, and serve to mark the very spot when the priests stood with the ark. Drs. Kennicott and Shuckford, however, would read here with the Syriac, mittoch, 'from the midst,' instead of bethoch, 'in the midst;' and render, `And Joshua took up the twelve stones (taken) from the midst of Jordan,' etc. But this reading is unsupported by and MS. yet collated; and it appears wholly unnecessary
Genesis 26:33 And he called it Shebah: therefore the name of the city is Beersheba to this day.
Deuteronomy 34:6 And he buried him in a valley in the land of Moab, over against Bethpeor: but no man knows of his sepulcher to this day.
Judges 1:26 And the man went into the land of the Hittites, and built a city, and called the name thereof Luz...
1 Samuel 30:25 And it was so from that day forward, that he made it a statute and an ordinance for Israel to this day.
2 Samuel 4:3 And the Beerothites fled to Gittaim, and were sojourners there until this day.)
2 Chronicles 5:9 And they drew out the staves of the ark, that the ends of the staves were seen from the ark before the oracle...
Matthew 27:8 Why that field was called, The field of blood, to this day.
Matthew 28:15 So they took the money, and did as they were taught: and this saying is commonly reported among the Jews until this day.
Strong's ConcordanceAnd Joshua set up twelve stones in the midst of Jordan, in the place where the feet of the priests which bare the ark of the covenant stood: and they are there unto this day.
Topical BibleAgreement Ark Bare Bearing Bore Carried Covenant Firm Jordan Joshua Middle Midst Placed Priests Raised Spot Standing Stones Stood Twelve
Joshua Chapter 4 Verse 9
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OT History: Joshua 4:9 Joshua set up twelve stones (Josh. Jos)