“This is what the whole congregation of Yahweh says, ‘What is this unfaithfulness that you have committed against the God of Israel, to turn away this day from following after Yahweh, in that you have built yourselves an altar to rebel this day against Yahweh? Bible see other translations

“the whole congregation.” That is, the whole gathering of Israel. It is a covenant word; this is the covenant community.

Commentary for: Joshua 22:16