10 When they reached the threshing floor of Atad, which is across the Jordan, they lamented and wept loudly, and Joseph mourned seven days for his father. 11 When the Canaanite inhabitants of the land saw the mourning at the threshing floor of Atad, they said, “This is a solemn mourning on the part of the Egyptians.” Therefore the place is named Abel-mizraim.[a] It is across the Jordan.

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. Genesis 50:11 = Mourning of Egypt

Cities of Refuge

41 Then Moses set apart three cities across the Jordan to the east.

Read full chapter

46 across the Jordan in the valley facing Beth-peor in the land of Sihon king of the Amorites. He lived in Heshbon, and Moses and the Israelites defeated him after they came out of Egypt. 47 They took possession of his land and the land of Og king of Bashan, the two Amorite kings who were across the Jordan to the east,

Read full chapter

30 Aren’t these mountains across the Jordan, beyond the western road in the land of the Canaanites, who live in the Arabah, opposite Gilgal, near the oaks[a] of Moreh?

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. Deuteronomy 11:30 Sam, LXX, Syr, Aq, Sym read oak; Gn 12:6

14 Your wives, young children, and livestock may remain in the land Moses gave you on this side of the Jordan.[a] But your fighting men must cross over in battle formation[b] ahead of your brothers[c] and help them 15 until the Lord gives your brothers rest, as He has given you, and they too possess the land the Lord your God is giving them. You may then return to the land of your inheritance(A) and take possession of what Moses the Lord’s servant(B) gave you on the east side of the Jordan.”

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. Joshua 1:14 = east of the Jordan River
  2. Joshua 1:14 Or over armed
  3. Joshua 1:14 = fellow Israelites

Bible Gateway Recommends

HCSB Study Bible for Kids, Hope LeatherTouch
HCSB Study Bible for Kids, Hope LeatherTouch
Retail: $29.99
Our Price: $5.99
Save: $24.00 (80%)
5.0 of 5.0 stars
HCSB Notetaking Bible, Red Floral Cloth
HCSB Notetaking Bible, Red Floral Cloth
Retail: $44.99
Our Price: $11.99
Save: $33.00 (73%)
5.0 of 5.0 stars
HCSB UltraThin Reference Bible, Black Genuine Cowhide
HCSB UltraThin Reference Bible, Black Genuine Cowhide
Retail: $129.99
Our Price: $23.99
Save: $106.00 (82%)
4.5 of 5.0 stars
HCSB Large Print Compact ColorMax Bible, Ruby Red LeatherTouch
HCSB Large Print Compact ColorMax Bible, Ruby Red LeatherTouch
Retail: $19.99
Our Price: $3.99
Save: $16.00 (80%)
4.0 of 5.0 stars

Bible Gateway Sponsors