He fled with all his possessions, crossed the Euphrates, and headed for the hill country of Gilead.
I am unworthy of all the kindness and faithfulness You have shown Your servant. Indeed, I crossed over this Jordan with my staff, and now I have become two camps.
“The Lord said, ‘Now get up and cross the Zered Valley.’ So we crossed the Zered Valley. The time we spent traveling from Kadesh-barnea until we crossed the Zered Valley was 38 years until the entire generation of fighting men had perished from the camp, as the Lord had sworn to them.
1 Kings 2:37
On the day you do leave and cross the Kidron Valley, know for sure that you will certainly die. Your blood will be on your own head.”
and every one of your armed men crosses the Jordan before the Lord until He has driven His enemies from His presence,
but your servants are equipped for war before the Lord and will go across to the battle as my lord orders.”
Moses told them, “If the Gadites and Reubenites cross the Jordan with you, every man in battle formation before the Lord, and the land is subdued before you, you are to give them the land of Gilead as a possession.
We will cross over in battle formation before the Lord into the land of Canaan, but we will keep our hereditary possession across the Jordan.”
Your wives, young children, and livestock may remain in the land Moses gave you on this side of the Jordan. But your fighting men must cross over in battle formation ahead of your brothers and help them
2 Samuel 17:20
Absalom’s servants came to the woman at the house and asked, “Where are Ahimaaz and Jonathan?”“They passed by toward the water,” the woman replied to them. The men searched but did not find them, so they returned to Jerusalem.
“Go through the camp and tell the people, ‘Get provisions ready for yourselves, for within three days you will be crossing the Jordan to go in and take possession of the land the Lord your God is giving you to inherit.’”
Joshua started early the next morning and left the Acacia Grove with all the Israelites. They went as far as the Jordan and stayed there before crossing.
Then he said to the priests, “Take the ark of the covenant and go on ahead of the people.” So they carried the ark of the covenant and went ahead of them.