1. Joshua 1:1–18 (ESV)
  2. Structure and outline

The revelation of the structure of Joshua 1

Joshua 1:1–18 (ESV)

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

The structure of Joshua 1 reinforces the idea of Joshua’s and the people’s united compliance: the chapter contains parallel lines, where the Lord prepares Joshua for the task of entering the land and Joshua then prepares the people to obey.1