Josh 3:10

3:10 Here is how. The reference is probably to the whole miracle of the crossing, but attention is focused on the role of the ark (v. 11).

know. That is, “know by experience.” Cf. v. 7. What they will know is the presence of God with Israel to bring His promise to certain fulfillment. Remarkably, this knowledge was already attained by Rahab in 2:9.

the living God. Israel’s God is opposed to and contrasted with lifeless idols (Deut. 32:21).

Canaanites . . . Jebusites. This is one of several ways of listing the inhabitants of Canaan (Gen. 15:18–21; Deut. 7:1). See note 2:10.