1. Joshua 1:1 (ESV)
  2. Exposition

Where were the people of Israel when the LORD spoke to Joshua?

Joshua 1:1 (ESV)

1 After the death of Moses the servant of the LORD, the LORD said to Joshua the son of Nun, Moses’ assistant,

From Deuteronomy 34:6 we can assume that the people are on the plains of Moab on the eastern side of the Jordan River. A more precise location is given in Deuteronomy 1:1.