Joshua 3:7

Hebrew Bible

5 Joshua told the people, “Ritually consecrate yourselves, for tomorrow the Lord will perform miraculous deeds among you.” 6 Joshua told the priests, “Pick up the ark of the covenant and pass on ahead of the people.” So they picked up the ark of the covenant and went ahead of the people. 7 The Lord told Joshua, “This very day I will begin to honor you before all Israel, so they will know that I am with you just as I was with Moses. 8 Instruct the priests carrying the ark of the covenant, ‘When you reach the bank of the Jordan River, wade into the water.’” 9 Joshua told the Israelites, “Come here and listen to the words of the Lord your God!”

1 Chronicles 29:25

Hebrew Bible

23 Solomon sat on the Lord’s throne as king in place of his father David; he was successful and all Israel was loyal to him. 24 All the officers and warriors, as well as all of King David’s sons, pledged their allegiance to King Solomon. 25 The Lord greatly magnified Solomon before all Israel and bestowed on him greater majesty than any king of Israel before him. 26 David son of Jesse reigned over all Israel. 27 He reigned over Israel forty years; he reigned in Hebron seven years and in Jerusalem thirty-three years.

 Notes and References

"... Williamson’s observation that in the cases of both Joshua and David the obedience of the people is noted (Deuteronomy 34:9; 1 Chronicles 29:23) and reference is made to Yahweh’s “magnifying” Joshua and David before all Israel (Joshua 3:7; 1 Chronicles 29:25) makes the dependency even more apparent. We have already had occasion to call attention to the unique treatment of the concept of rest (“resting”) in Chronicles in connection with the dynastic oracle of 1 Chronicles 17. It is, however, in verses 7-10 that the full significance of this term for Chronicles is made clear. David has “spilled much blood, and waged great wars” (verse 8), and hence is explicitly disqualified from building the temple. (Compare 28:3, where David is called a “man of war”). By way of contrast, David has been told he will have a son, who will be an “a man of rest” (verse 9), who will build the temple ..."

Braun, Roddy Word Biblical Commentary: 1 Chronicles (pp. 223-224) Zondervan, 2018

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