SEV Biblia, Chapter 1:1 Â¶ Y aconteció después de la muerte de Moisés siervo del SEÑOR, que El SEÑOR habló a Josué hijo de Nun, criado de Moisés, diciendo:
Clarke's Bible Commentary - Joshua 1:1 Verse 1. Now after the death of Moses] yhyw vayehi, and it was or happened after the death of Moses. Even the first words in this book show it to be a continuation of the preceding, and intimately connected with the narrative in the last chapter in Deuteronomy, of which I suppose Joshua to have been the author, and that chapter to have originally made the commencement of this book. See the notes there. The time referred to here must have been at the conclusion of the thirty days in which they mourned for Moses.
John Gill's Bible Commentary Ver. 1. Now after the death of Moses , etc.] Or “and after” f8 ; the book begins as if something went before, it is connected with; and indeed it seems to be the last chapter of the book of Deuteronomy, which treats of the death of Moses; and Joshua being the penman of ( Deuteronomy 34:5-12), as say the Talmudists f9 , and of this book, as has been seen, having wrote them, he goes on with the history of his own affairs in strict connection with that account, beginning where that ended; namely, at the death of Moses, whose character here given is the servant of the Lord ; and a faithful one he was in all things belonging to it, and in whatsoever was enjoined him by the Lord, (see Deuteronomy 34:5); and it came to pass that the Lord spake unto Joshua the son of Nun , Moses’s minister ; either in a dream, or vision, or by an articulate voice out of the sanctuary: of Joshua’s descent and relation, (see Exodus 33:11); and of his office under Moses, not as a menial servant, but a minister of state, (see Exodus 24:13); saying ; as follows.
Matthew Henry Commentary Verses 1-4 - Joshua had attended upon Moses. He who was called to honour, had bee long used to business. Our Lord Jesus took upon him the form of servant. Joshua was trained up under command. Those are fittest to rule, who have learned to obey. The removal of useful men shoul quicken survivors to be the more diligent in doing good. Arise, go ove Jordan. At this place and at this time the banks were overflowed Joshua had no bridge or boats, and yet he must believe that God, havin ordered the people over, would open a way.
Original Hebrew ויהי 1961 אחרי 310 מות 4194 משׁה 4872 עבד 5650 יהוה 3068 ויאמר 559 יהוה 3068 אל 413 יהושׁע 3091 בן 1121 נון 5126 משׁרת 8334 משׁה 4872 לאמר׃ 559