24 And the people (A)said to Joshua, “The Lord our God we will serve, and His voice we will obey!”

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25 So Joshua (A)made[a] a covenant with the people that day, and made for them a statute and an ordinance (B)in Shechem.

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Footnotes

  1. Joshua 24:25 Lit. cut a covenant

12 Then they (A)entered into a covenant to seek the Lord God of their fathers with all their heart and with all their soul; 13 (B)and whoever would not seek the Lord God of Israel (C)was to be put to death, whether small or great, whether man or woman. 14 Then they took an oath before the Lord with a loud voice, with shouting and trumpets and rams’ horns. 15 And all Judah rejoiced at the oath, for they had sworn with all their heart and (D)sought Him with all their soul; and He was found by them, and the Lord gave them (E)rest all around.

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