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Joshua 3:4-6 New International Reader's Version (NIRV)

Then you will know which way to go. You have never gone this way before. But don’t go near the ark. Stay about 1,000 yards away from it.”

Joshua said to the people, “Set yourselves apart to the Lord. Tomorrow he’ll do amazing things among you.”

Joshua said to the priests, “Go and get the ark of the covenant. Walk on ahead of the people.” So they went and got it. Then they walked on ahead of them.

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Joshua 3:4-6 New International Version (NIV)

Then you will know which way to go, since you have never been this way before. But keep a distance of about two thousand cubits[a] between you and the ark; do not go near it.”

Joshua told the people, “Consecrate yourselves, for tomorrow the Lord will do amazing things among you.”

Joshua said to the priests, “Take up the ark of the covenant and pass on ahead of the people.” So they took it up and went ahead of them.

Footnotes:

  1. Joshua 3:4 That is, about 3,000 feet or about 900 meters
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