Verse-by-Verse Bible Commentary

Joshua 6:13

The seven priests carrying the seven trumpets of rams' horns before the ark of the Lord went on continually, and blew the trumpets; and the armed men went before them and the rear guard came after the ark of the Lord , while they continued to blow the trumpets.
New American Standard Version

Bible Study Resources

Concordances:
Nave's Topical Bible - Ark;   Armies;   Trumpet;   Thompson Chain Reference - Bible Stories for Children;   Children;   Delayed Blessings;   Home;   Miracles;   Pleasant Sunday Afternoons;   Religion;   Stories for Children;   Torrey's Topical Textbook - Ark of the Covenant;   Miracles Wrought through Servants of God;   Sieges;  
Dictionaries:
American Tract Society Bible Dictionary - Miracle;   Rearward;   Bridgeway Bible Dictionary - Horn;   Easton Bible Dictionary - Zechariah;   Holman Bible Dictionary - Joshua, the Book of;   Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Israel;   Jericho;   Hastings' Dictionary of the New Testament - Trump Trumpet ;   Morrish Bible Dictionary - Horns;   Jubilee;   Miracles;   Rams' Horns;   The Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance And Dictionary - Jericho;   People's Dictionary of the Bible - Ark;   Chief parables and miracles in the bible;   Journeyings of israel from egypt to canaan;   Watson's Biblical & Theological Dictionary - Urim and Thummim;  
Encyclopedias:
Condensed Biblical Cyclopedia - Conquest of Canaan;   International Standard Bible Encyclopedia - Palestine (Recent Exploration, I.e. as of 1915);   Text of the Old Testament;   The Jewish Encyclopedia - Joshua, Book of;  

John Gill's Exposition of the Whole Bible

And seven priests bearing seven trumpets of rams' horns before the ark of the Lord,.... See Gill on Joshua 6:4,

went on continually; or, "going they went"F2הלכים הלוך "euntes eundo", Montanus. : kept on going, making no stop at all, until they had compassed the city:

and blew with the trumpets; as they went along:

and the armed men went before them, but the rereward came after the ark of the Lord; which the Targum paraphrases as on Joshua 6:9,

the priests going on, and blowing with the trumpets; See Gill on Joshua 6:9.

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Gill, John. "Commentary on Joshua 6:13". "The New John Gill Exposition of the Entire Bible". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/geb/joshua-6.html. 1999.

Geneva Study Bible

And seven priests bearing seven trumpets of rams' horns before the ark of the LORD went on continually, and blew with the trumpets: and the armed men went before them; but the i rereward came after the ark of the LORD, [the priests] going on, and blowing with the trumpets.

(i) The tribe of Dan was so called, because it marched last and gathered up whatever was left of others.
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Beza, Theodore. "Commentary on Joshua 6:13". "The 1599 Geneva Study Bible". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/gsb/joshua-6.html. 1599-1645.

John Trapp Complete Commentary

Joshua 6:13 And seven priests bearing seven trumpets of rams’ horns before the ark of the LORD went on continually, and blew with the trumpets: and the armed men went before them; but the rereward came after the ark of the LORD, [the priests] going on, and blowing with the trumpets.

Ver. 13. And seven priests bearing seven trumpets.] Here were many sevens, as also in the Revelation. Many mysteries throughout the Scriptures are set forth by this number: the Hebrew word signifieth fulness.

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Trapp, John. "Commentary on Joshua 6:13". John Trapp Complete Commentary. https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jtc/joshua-6.html. 1865-1868.

Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers

(13) The priests going on.—Literally, with a going, and a blowing with the trumpets.” The priests” is inserted by the Targum.

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Ellicott, Charles John. "Commentary on Joshua 6:13". "Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/ebc/joshua-6.html. 1905.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And seven priests bearing seven trumpets of rams' horns before the ark of the LORD went on continually, and blew with the trumpets: and the armed men went before them; but the rereward came after the ark of the LORD, the priests going on, and blowing with the trumpets.
went on
1 Chronicles 15:26; Matthew 24:13; Galatians 6:9
Reciprocal: Numbers 31:6 - the holy instruments;  Joshua 6:6 - Take up the ark;  Joshua 6:9 - and the rereward;  2 Kings 5:10 - seven times;  2 Chronicles 13:12 - his priests

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Joshua 6:13". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tsk/joshua-6.html.