Josh. 24:14 KJV (With Strong’s)

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Nowg therefore fear
yare' (Hebrew #3372)
to fear; morally, to revere; caus. to frighten
KJV usage: affright, be (make) afraid, dread(-ful), (put in) fear(-ful, -fully, -ing), (be had in) reverence(-end), X see, terrible (act, -ness, thing).
Pronounce: yaw-ray'
Origin: a primitive root
the Lord
Yhovah (Hebrew #3068)
(the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God
KJV usage: Jehovah, the Lord. Compare 3050, 3069.
Pronounce: yeh-ho-vaw'
Origin: from 1961
, and serve
`abad (Hebrew #5647)
to work (in any sense); by implication, to serve, till, (causatively) enslave, etc.
KJV usage: X be, keep in bondage, be bondmen, bond-service, compel, do, dress, ear, execute, + husbandman, keep, labour(-ing man, bring to pass, (cause to, make to) serve(-ing, self), (be, become) servant(-s), do (use) service, till(-er), transgress (from margin), (set a) work, be wrought, worshipper,
Pronounce: aw-bad'
Origin: a primitive root
him in sincerity
tamiym (Hebrew #8549)
entire (literally, figuratively or morally); also (as noun) integrity, truth
KJV usage: without blemish, complete, full, perfect, sincerely (-ity), sound, without spot, undefiled, upright(-ly), whole.
Pronounce: taw-meem'
Origin: from 8552
i and in truth
'emeth (Hebrew #571)
stability; (figuratively) certainty, truth, trustworthiness
KJV usage: assured(-ly), establishment, faithful, right, sure, true (-ly, -th), verity.
Pronounce: eh'-meth
Origin: contracted from 539
: and put away
cuwr (Hebrew #5493)
a primitive root; to turn off (literal or figurative)
KJV usage: be(-head), bring, call back, decline, depart, eschew, get (you), go (aside), X grievous, lay away (by), leave undone, be past, pluck away, put (away, down), rebel, remove (to and fro), revolt, X be sour, take (away, off), turn (aside, away, in), withdraw, be without.
Pronounce: soor
Origin: or suwr (Hosea 9:12) {soor}
k the gods
'elohiym (Hebrew #430)
gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative
KJV usage: angels, X exceeding, God (gods)(-dess, -ly), X (very) great, judges, X mighty.
Pronounce: el-o-heem'
Origin: plural of 433
which your fathers
'ab (Hebrew #1)
father, in a literal and immediate, or figurative and remote application)
KJV usage: chief, (fore-)father(-less), X patrimony, principal. Compare names in "Abi-".
Pronounce: awb
Origin: a primitive word
served
`abad (Hebrew #5647)
to work (in any sense); by implication, to serve, till, (causatively) enslave, etc.
KJV usage: X be, keep in bondage, be bondmen, bond-service, compel, do, dress, ear, execute, + husbandman, keep, labour(-ing man, bring to pass, (cause to, make to) serve(-ing, self), (be, become) servant(-s), do (use) service, till(-er), transgress (from margin), (set a) work, be wrought, worshipper,
Pronounce: aw-bad'
Origin: a primitive root
on the other side
`eber (Hebrew #5676)
properly, a region across; but used only adverbially (with or without a preposition) on the opposite side (especially of the Jordan; ususally meaning the east)
KJV usage: X against, beyond, by, X from, over, passage, quarter, (other, this) side, straight.
Pronounce: ay'-ber
Origin: from 5674
of the flood
nahar (Hebrew #5104)
a stream (including the sea; expec. the Nile, Euphrates, etc.); figuratively, prosperity
KJV usage: flood, river.
Pronounce: naw-hawr'
Origin: from 5102
, and in Egypt
Mitsrayim (Hebrew #4714)
Mitsrajim, i.e. Upper and Lower Egypt
KJV usage: Egypt, Egyptians, Mizraim.
Pronounce: mits-rah'-yim
Origin: dual of 4693
; and serve
`abad (Hebrew #5647)
to work (in any sense); by implication, to serve, till, (causatively) enslave, etc.
KJV usage: X be, keep in bondage, be bondmen, bond-service, compel, do, dress, ear, execute, + husbandman, keep, labour(-ing man, bring to pass, (cause to, make to) serve(-ing, self), (be, become) servant(-s), do (use) service, till(-er), transgress (from margin), (set a) work, be wrought, worshipper,
Pronounce: aw-bad'
Origin: a primitive root
ye the Lord
Yhovah (Hebrew #3068)
(the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God
KJV usage: Jehovah, the Lord. Compare 3050, 3069.
Pronounce: yeh-ho-vaw'
Origin: from 1961
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serve.
Josh. 24:23• 23Now therefore put away, said he, the strange gods which are among you, and incline your heart unto the Lord God of Israel. (Josh. 24:23)
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Gen. 17:1• 1And when Abram was ninety years old and nine, the Lord appeared to Abram, and said unto him, I am the Almighty God; walk before me, and be thou perfect. (Gen. 17:1)
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Gen. 20:5‑6• 5Said he not unto me, She is my sister? and she, even she herself said, He is my brother: in the integrity of my heart and innocency of my hands have I done this.
6And God said unto him in a dream, Yea, I know that thou didst this in the integrity of thy heart; for I also withheld thee from sinning against me: therefore suffered I thee not to touch her.
(Gen. 20:5‑6)
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Deut. 18:13• 13Thou shalt be perfect with the Lord thy God. (Deut. 18:13)
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2 Kings 20:3• 3I beseech thee, O Lord, remember now how I have walked before thee in truth and with a perfect heart, and have done that which is good in thy sight. And Hezekiah wept sore. (2 Kings 20:3)
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Psa. 119:1,80• 1ALEPH. Blessed are the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law of the Lord.
80Let my heart be sound in thy statutes; that I be not ashamed.
(Psa. 119:1,80)
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Luke 8:15• 15But that on the good ground are they, which in an honest and good heart, having heard the word, keep it, and bring forth fruit with patience. (Luke 8:15)
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John 4:23‑24• 23But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him.
24God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.
(John 4:23‑24)
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2 Cor. 1:12• 12For our rejoicing is this, the testimony of our conscience, that in simplicity and godly sincerity, not with fleshly wisdom, but by the grace of God, we have had our conversation in the world, and more abundantly to you-ward. (2 Cor. 1:12)
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Eph. 6:24• 24Grace be with all them that love our Lord Jesus Christ in sincerity. Amen. <<To the Ephesians written from Rome, by Tychicus.>> (Eph. 6:24)
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Phil. 1:10• 10That ye may approve things that are excellent; that ye may be sincere and without offence till the day of Christ; (Phil. 1:10)
put.From this exhortation of Joshua, we not only learn that the Israelites still retained some relics of idolatry, but to what gods they were attached.
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Those whom their fathers worshipped on the other side of the food, or the river Euphrates, i.e., the gods of the Chaldeans, fire, light, the sun, etc.
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Those of the Egyptians, Apis, Anubis, serpents, vegetables, etc.
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Those of the Amorites, Moabites, Canaanites, etc., Baal-peor, Astarte, etc.
How astonishing is it, that after all that God had done for them, and all the miracles they had seen, there should still be found among them both idols and idolaters!
Josh. 24:2,23• 2And Joshua said unto all the people, Thus saith the Lord God of Israel, Your fathers dwelt on the other side of the flood in old time, even Terah, the father of Abraham, and the father of Nachor: and they served other gods.
23Now therefore put away, said he, the strange gods which are among you, and incline your heart unto the Lord God of Israel.
(Josh. 24:2,23)
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Gen. 35:2• 2Then Jacob said unto his household, and to all that were with him, Put away the strange gods that are among you, and be clean, and change your garments: (Gen. 35:2)
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Ex. 20:3‑4• 3Thou shalt have no other gods before me.
4Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth:
(Ex. 20:3‑4)
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Lev. 17:7• 7And they shall no more offer their sacrifices unto devils, after whom they have gone a whoring. This shall be a statute for ever unto them throughout their generations. (Lev. 17:7)
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Ezra 9:11• 11Which thou hast commanded by thy servants the prophets, saying, The land, unto which ye go to possess it, is an unclean land with the filthiness of the people of the lands, with their abominations, which have filled it from one end to another with their uncleanness. (Ezra 9:11)
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Ezek. 20:18• 18But I said unto their children in the wilderness, Walk ye not in the statutes of your fathers, neither observe their judgments, nor defile yourselves with their idols: (Ezek. 20:18)
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Amos 5:25‑26• 25Have ye offered unto me sacrifices and offerings in the wilderness forty years, O house of Israel?
26But ye have borne the tabernacle of your Moloch and Chiun your images, the star of your god, which ye made to yourselves.
(Amos 5:25‑26)
in Egypt.

J. N. Darby Translation

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And now fear Jehovah and serve him in perfectnessc and in truth; and put away the gods which your fathers served on the other side of the river, and in Egypt; and serve Jehovah.

JND Translation Notes

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c
"Sincerely." see Judg. 9.16,19.