Josh 1:6

1:6 Be strong and courageous. Confidence based on the promises of God is the essence of biblical faith (vv. 9, 18; 8:1; 10:8, 25; 11:6).

inherit. The idea that the land was an inheritance is important in this book. An inheritance is something handed down from the past, as the land was given in the promise made to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. Second, what is inherited brings responsibilities. See 1 Pet. 1:4.