10 So Joshua ordered the officers of the people:

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Joshua 1:10

Commentary on Joshua 1:10-15

(Read Joshua 1:10-15)

Joshua says to the people, Ye shall pass over Jordan, and shall possess the land; because God had said so to him. We honour the truth of God, when we stagger not at the promise of God. The two tribes and a half were to go over Jordan with their brethren. When God, by his providence, has given us rest, we ought to consider what service we may do to our brethren.