"This river has been a terror to many; yea, the thoughts of it also have often frightened me. But now, methinks I stand easy; my foot is fixed upon that upon which the feet of the priests that bore the ark of the covenant stood, while Israel went over this Jordan.
Then he called to him Mr. GREAT-HEART, who was their guide; and he said, "Sir, although it was not my hap to be much in your good company during the days of my pilgrimage, yet, since the time I knew you, you have been profitable to me. When I come from home, I had left behind me wife and small children, and you have brought them on the journey safely to me. Tell those, my friends, of our happy arrival at this blessed place.
And he said: “This river that I now cross has been a terror to many; the thoughts of it often have afrighted me. But now, methinks I stand easy; my foot is fixed upon that on which the feet of the priests that bear the ark of the covenant stood, while Israel went over Jordan.