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God Appoints Joshua

18 “Select Nun’s son Joshua. The Spirit is in that man,” the Lord answered Moses. “You are to lay your hand on him 19 and make him stand in front of Eleazar the priest and the entire community. Then you are to set him in charge right before their eyes, 20 turning over your authority[a] to him so that the entire community of Israel knows to[b] obey him.

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  1. Numbers 27:20 Or power
  2. Numbers 27:20 The Heb. lacks knows to