God commands Joshua to lead the people unto the land of Canaan, 1-3. Its borders, 4. God promises to assist him, 5, 6; commanding him to observe the law, 7-9. He prepares the people to pass over Jordan, 10, 11. Reminds the Reubenites, Gadites, and half tribe of Manasseh of their promise to Moses, 12-15; which they are ready to do, and all promise to obey, 16-18.