Joshua 1:1-18, NLT
The Lord’s Charge to Joshua
1After the death of Moses the Lord’s servant, the Lord spoke to Joshua son of Nun, Moses’ assistant. He said,
6“Be strong and courageous, for you are the one who will lead these people to possess all the land I swore to their ancestors I would give them.
Joshua’s Charge to the Israelites
10Joshua then commanded the officers of Israel,
12Then Joshua called together the tribes of Reuben, Gad, and the half-tribe of Manasseh. He told them,
16They answered Joshua, “We will do whatever you command us, and we will go wherever you send us.