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Joshua succeeds Moses
Joshua succeeded Moses as leader of the Israelites after Moses’ death. He told the people to prepare to cross the Jordan.
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Dt 34:9

Now Joshua the son of Nun was full of the spirit of wisdom because Moses had placed his hands on him, and the Israelites listened to him, and they did as Yahweh had commanded Moses.

Jos 1:1–18

After the death of Moses the servant of Yahweh, Yahweh said to Joshua son of Nun, the assistant of Moses, saying, “My servant Moses is dead. Get up and cross the Jordan, you and all this people, into the land that I am giving to them, to the Israelites. …