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The walls of Jericho fall down.

CHAP. VII.

God encourageth Joshua 9 And the armed men went before the priests

CHAP. VII. that blew with the trumpets, and the rere-ward

Israelites smitten at Ai. came after the ark, the priests going on, and BTs the children of Israel committed a tres

10 And Joshua had commanded the people, say- son of Carmi, the son of Zabdi, the son of Zerah, ing, Ye shall not shout, nor make any noise with of the tribe of Judah, took of the accursed thing? your voice, neither shall

any word proceed out of and the anger of the Lord was kindled against your mouth, until the day I bid you shout, then the children of Israel. shall ye shout.

2 And Joshua sent men from Jericho to Ai, which 11 So the ark of the Lord compassed the city, is beside Beth-aven, on the east side of Bethel, going about it once: and they came into the and spake unto them, saying, Go up and view the camp, and lodged in the camp.

country. And the men went up and viewed Ai 12 f' And Joshua rose early in the morning, and 3 And they returned to Joshua, and said unto the priests took up the ark of the Lord. bim, Let not all the people go up; but let about 13 And scven priests bearing seven trumpets of two or three thousand men go up and smite Ai: rans' horns before the ark of the Lord went and make not all the people to labour thithe:: on continually, and blew with the trumpets : and for they are but few. the armed men went before them; but the rere- 4 So there went up thither of the people about ward came after the ark of the LORD, the priests three thousand men: and they tied before the going on, and blowing with the trumpets. men of Ai.

14 Ånd the second day they compassed the city 5 And the men of Ai smote of them about thirty once, and returned into the camp. So they did and six men : for they chased them from brifore six days.

the gate even unto Shebarim, and smote them 15 And it came to pass on the seventh day, that in the going down: wherefore the hearts of thic they rose early about the dawning of the day, people melted, and became as water. and compassed the city after the same manner 6 st And Joshua rent his clothes, and fell to the seven times: only on that day they compassed earth upon his face before the ark of the LORD the city seven times.

until the even-tide, he and the elders of Israel, 16 And it came to pass at the seventh time, and put dust upon their heads. when the priests blew with the trumpets, Joshua 7 And Joshua said, Alas! O Lord God, whieresaid unto ihe people, Shout; for the LORD hath fore hast thou at all brought this people over given you the city.

Jordan, to deliver us into the hand of the Amo. 17 T And the city shall be accursed, even it, rites, to destroy us? would to God we had been and all that are therein, to the LORD: only Ra- content, and dwelt on the other sidle Jordan! hab the harlot shall live, she and all that are 8 O Lord, what shall I say, when Israel turneth with her in the house, because she hid the mes- their backs before their enernies ! sengers that we sent.

9 For the Canaanites, and all the inhabitants 18 And ye, in any wise keep yourselves from of the land shall hear of it, and shall environ us the accursed thing, lest ye make yourselves ac- round, and cut off our name from the earth : and cursed, when ye take of the accursed thing, and what wilt thou do unto thy great name? make the camp of Israel a curse, and trouble it. 10 9 And the LORD said unto Joshua, Get thee

19 But all the silver, and gold, and vessels of up; wherefore liest thou thus upon thy face? brass and iron, are consecrated unto the LORD: il Israel hath sinned, and they have also transthey shall come into the treasury of the LORD. gressed my covenant which I commanded thein :

20 So the people shouted when the priests blew for they have even taken of the accursed thing, with the trumpets: and it came to pass, when and have also stolen, and dissembled also, and the people heard the sound of the trumpet, and they have put ii even among their own stuff. the people shouted with a great shout, that the 12 Therefore the children of Israel could not wall fell down fat, so that the people went up stand before their enemies, but turned their backs into the city, every man straight before him, and before their enemies, because they were accursed. they took the city.

neither will I be with you any more, except ye » And they utterly destroyed all that roas in the destroy the accursed from among you. city, both man and woman, young and old, and ox, 13 Up, sanctify the people, and say, Sanctify and sheep, and ass, with the edge of the sword. yourselves against to-morrow: for thug saith the 22 But Joshua had said unto the two men that LORD God of Israel, There is an accursed thing had spied out the country, Go into the harlot's in the midst of thee, O Israel: thou canst noi house, and bring out ther.ce the woman, and all stand before thine enemies, until ye take away that she hath, as ye sware unto her.

the accursed thing froin among you. 23 And the young men that were spies went in, 14 In the morning therefore ye shall be brought and brought out Rahab, and her father, and her according to your tribes: and it shall be, that the mother, and her brethren, and all that she had ; tribe which the LORD taketh shall come accordand they brought out all her kindred, and left ing to the families thereof; and the family which them without the camp of Israel.

the LORD shall take shall come by houscholds; 24 And they burnt the city with fire, and all and the household which the LORD shall take that was therein: only the silver, and ihe gold, shall come man by man. and the vessels of brass and of iron, they put 15 And it shall be, thut he that is taken wille into the treasury of the house of the LORD. the accursed thing shall be burnt with fire, 112

25 And Joshua saved Rahab the harlot alive, and all that he hath: because he hail transand her father's household, and all that she had gressed the covenant of the LORD, and because and she dwelleth in Israel even unto this day; he hath wrought folly in Israel. because she hid the messengers which Joshua 16 IT So Joshua rose up early in the moming, sent to spy out Jericho.

and brought Israel by their tribes; and the tribe 26 11 And Joshua adjured them at that time, say- of Judah was taken: ing, Cursed be the man before the LORD, that 17 And he brought the family of Judah ; and he riseth up and buildeth this city Jericho: he shall took the fainily of the Zarhites: and he bronght lay the foundation thereof in his first-born, and in the family of the Zarlites man by man; and his youngest son shall he set up the gates of it. Zabdi was taken:

27 So the LORD was with Joshua; and his fame 18 And he brought his houschold man by man; was noised throughout all the country. land Acban the son of Carmi, the son of Zabdi, Schun's confession and death.

JOSHUA.

Ai taker, and destroyed. the son of Zeralı, of the tribe of Judah, was taken. were with him, went up, and drew nigh, and came

19 And Joshua said unto Achan, My son, give, before the city,and pitched on the north sideof Ai: I pray thưe, glory to the Lord God of Israel, and now there was a valley between them and Ai. make confession unto him; and tell me now what 12 And he took about five thousand men, and thou hast dor.e, hide it not froin me.

set them to lie in ambush between Beth-cl and 20 And Achan answered Joshua, and said, In- Ai, on the west side of the city. deed 'I have sinned against the LORD God of 13 And when they had sct the people, even all Israel, and thus and thus have I done.

the host that was on the north of the city, and 21 When I saw among the spoils a goodly Ba- their liers in wait on the west of the city, Joshua bylonish garment, and two hundred shekels of went that night into the inidst of the valley. silver, and a wedge of gold of fifty shekels weight, 14 11 And it came to pass when the king of Ai then I coveted them, and took them, and behold, saw it, that they hasted and rose up carly, and they are hid in the earth in the midst of my tent, the men of the city went out against Israel to and the silver under it.

battle, he and all his people, at a time appointed, 22 • So Joshua sent messengers, and they ran before the plain: bui he wist not that there were unto che tent, and behold, it was hid in his tent, liers in ambush against him behind the city. and the silver under it.

15 And Joshua and all Israel made as if they 23 And they took them out of the midst of the were beaten before them, and fied by the way of tent, and brought them unto Joshua, and unto all the wilderness. the children of Israel, and laid thein out before 16 And all the people that were in Ai were called the Lorn,

together to pursue after them: and they pursued 24 And Joshua, and all Israel with him, took after Joshua, and were drawn away from ihe city. Achan the son of Zerah, and the silver, and the 17 And there was not a man left in Ai, or Bethgarinent, and the wedge of gold, and his sons, and el, that went not out after Israel: and they left his daughters, and bis oxen, and his asses, and the city open, and pursued after Israel. his sheep, and his tent, and all that he had: and 18 And the Lord said unto Joshua, Stretch out they brought them unto the valley of Achor. the spear that is in thy hand toward Ai; for I will

25 And Joshua sairl, Why hast thou troubled give it into thy hand. And Joshua stretched out us? the LORD shall trouble thee this day. And all the spear that he had in his hand toward the city. Israel stoned him with stones, and burned them 19 And the ambush arose quickly out of their with fire, after they had stoned them with stones. place, and they ran as soon as he had stretched

26 And they raised over him a great heap of out his hand: and they cntered into the city, and stones unto this day. So the LORD turned from took it, and hasted, and set the city on fire. che fierceness of his anger: wherefore the name 20 And when the men of Ai looked behind them, of that place was called, The valley of Achor, they saw, and behold, the smoke of the city as. unto this day.

cended up to heaven, and they had no power to CHAP. VIII.

flee this way or that way: and the people that fled Joshua's stratagem against Ai.

to the wilderness turned back upon the pursuers.

, neither be thou dismayed: take all the peo- the ambush had taken the city, and that the ple of war with thee, and arise, go up to Ai: see, smoke of the city ascended, thin they turned I have given into thy hand the king of Ai, and again, and slew the men of Ai. his people, and his city, and his land :

22 And the other issued out of the city against 2 And thou shalt do to Ai and her king, as thou them; so they were in the midst of Israel, some didst unto Jericho and her king : only the spoil on this side, and some on that side: and they thereof, and the cattle thereof, shall ye take for smote then, so that they let none of them rea prey unto yourselves : lay thee an ambush for inain or escape. the city behind it.

23 And the king of Ai they took alive, and 3 11 So Joshua arose, and all the people of war, brought him to Joshua. to go up against Ai: and Joshua chose out thirty 24 And it came to pass when Israel had made thousand mighty men of valour, and sent them an end of slaying all the inhabitants of Ai in the away by night.

field, in the wilderness wherein they chased them, 4 And he commanded them, saying, Behold, ye and when they were all fallen on the edge of the shall lie in wait against the city, even behind the sword, until they were consumed, that all the city : go not very far from the city, but be ye all Israelites returned unto Ai, and smote it with ready:

the edge of the sword. 5 And I, and all the people that are with me, 25 And so it was, that all that fell that day, both will approach unto the city: and it shall come to of inen and women, were twelve thousand, even pass when they come out against us, as at the all the men of Ai. first, that we will flee before them,

26 For Joshua drew not his hand back where6 (For they will come out after uis) till we have with he stretched out the spear, until he had drawn them from the city; for they will say, utterly destroyed all the inhabitants of Ai. They flee before us, as at the first: therefore we 27 Onl: the cattle and the spoil of that city Israel will flee before them.

took for a prey unto themselves, according unto the 7 Then ye shall rise up from the ambush, and word of the LORD which he commanded Joshua. si respon the city: for the LORD your God will 28 And Joshua burnt Ai, and made it a heap diva: it into your hand.

for ever, even a desolation unto this day. 8 And it shall be when ye have taken the city, 29 And the king of Ai he hanged on a tree until that ye shall set the city on fire: according to the even-tide: and as soon as the sun was down, Jocommandment of the LORD shall ye do. See, I shua commanded that they should take his carhave commanded you.

cass down from the tree, and cast it at the enter9 11 Joshua therefore sent them forth; and they ing of the gate of the city, and raise theseon & went to lie in ambush, and abode between Beth- great heap of stones, that remaineth unto this day. el and Ai, on the west side of Ai: but Joshua 30 1 Then Joshua built an altar unto the LORD Lodged that night among the people.

God of Israel in mount Ebal, 10 And Joshua rose up early in the morning, and 31 As Moses the servant of the LORD command. numbered the people, and went up, he and the ed the children of Israel, as it is written in the elders of Israel, befor the people to Ai. book of the law of Moses, An altar of whole 11 And all the people, ever the people of war that s:ones, over which no man hath lifted up any

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CHAP. IX, X

Gibeorites made bondmen. tron: and they offered thereon burnt-offerings they heard that they were their neighbours, and unto the LORD, and sacrificed peace-offerings. that they dwelt among them. 32 And he wrote there upon the stones a copy 17 And the children of Israel journeyed, and of the law of Moses, which he wrote in the pre- came unto their cities on the third day. Now sence of the children of Israel.

their cities were Gibeon, and Chephirah, oud 33 And all Israel, and their elders, and oflicers, Beeroth, and Kirjath-jearim. and their judges, stood on this side the ark and 18 And the children of Israelsmote them not, beon that side before the priests the Levites, which cause the princes of the congregation had sworn bare the ark of the covenant of the Lord, as well unto them by the Lord God of Israel. And all the stranger, as he that was born among them; the congregation murmured against the princes. half of them over against mount Gerizim, and 19 But all the princes said unto all the congregahalf of them over against mount Ebal; as Moses tion, We have sworn unto thein by the Lord Cod the servant of the LORD had commanded before, of Israel: now therefore we may not touch them that they should bless the people of Israel. 20 This we will do to them; we will even le.

34 And afterward he read all the words of the them live, lest wrath be upon us, because of the law, the blessings and cursings, according to all oath which we sware unto them. that is written in the book ot the law.

21 And the princes said unto them, I.et them 35 There was not a word of all that Moses live; but let them be hewers of wood, and drawcommanded, which Joshua read not before all ers of water unto all the congregation; as the the congregation of Israel, with the women, and princes had promised them. the little ones, and the strangers that were con- 22 11 And Joshua called for them, and he spake versant among them.

unto them, saying, Wherefore have ye beguiled CHAP. IX.

us, saying, We are very far from you; when ye The Gibeonites' craft.

dwell among us ? ND it came to pass, when all the kings which 23 Now therefore ye are cursed, and there shall the valleys, and in all the coasts of the great sea bewers of wood and drawers of water for the over against Lebanon, the Hittite, and the Amo-house of my God. rite, the Canaanite, the Perizzite, the Hivite, 24 And they answered Joshua, and said, Beand the Jebusite heard thereof;

cause it was certainly told thy servants, how 2 That they gathered themselves together, to that the LORD thy God commanded his servant fight with Joshua and with Israel, with one accord. Moses to give you all the land, and to destroy

31 And when the inhabitants of Gibeon heard all the inhabitants of the land from before you, what Joshua had done unto Jericho and to Ai, therefore we were sore afraid of our lives be

4 They did work wilily, and went and made cause of you, and have done this thing. as if they had been ambassadors, and took old 25 And now, behold, we are in thy hand: as it sacks upon their asses, and wine-bottles, old, and seemeth good and right unto thee to do unto us, do. rent, and bound up;

26 And so did he unto them, and delivered 5 And old shoes and clouted upon their feet, them out of the hand of the children of Israel, and old garments upon them; and all the bread that they slew them not. of their provision was dry and mouldy.

27 And Joshua made them that day hewers of 6 And they went to Joshua unto the camp at wood and drawers of water for the congregation Gilgal, and said unto him, and to the men of and for the altar of the LORD, even unto this day, Israel, We be come from a far country: now in the place which he should choose. therefore make ye a league with us.

CHAP. X. 7 And the men of Israel said unto the Hivites,

Five kings combine. Peradventure ye dwell among us ; and how

N Tow it came to pass, when Adoni-zedek king shall we make a loague with you?

of Jerusalem had heard how Joshua had ta 8 And they said unto Joshua, We are thy ser-ken Ai, and had utterly destroyed it; as he hai! valits. And Joshua said unto them, Who are done to Jericho and her king, so he had done to ye? and from whence come ye?

Ai and her king; and how the inhabitants of 9 And they said unto him, From a very far Gibeon had made peace with Israel, and were country thy servants are come, because of the among them ; name of the LORD thy God: for we have heard 2 That they feared greatly, because Gibeon was the fame of him, and all that he did in Egypt, a great city, as one of the royal cities, and be10 And all that he did to the two kings of the cause it was greater than Ai, and all the men Amorites, that were beyond Jordan, to Sihon thereof were mighty. king of Heshbon, and to Og king of Bashan, 3 Wherefore Ådoni-zedek king of Jerusalem which was at Ashtaroth.

sent unto Hoham king of Hebron, and unto Pi11 Wherefore our elders, and all the inhabitants ram king of Jarmuth, and unto Japhia king of of our country spake to us, saying, Take victuals Lachish, and unto Debir king of Eglon, saying, with you for the journey, and go to meet them, 4 Come up unto me, and help me, that we may and say unto them, We are your servants : smite Gibeon: for it hath inade peace with therefore now make ye a league with us : Joshua and with the children of Israel.

12 This our bread we took hot for our provision 5 Therefore the five kings of the Amnoritei , the o.it of our houses on the day we came forth to king of Jerusalem, the king of Hebron, the king go unto you ; but now, behold, it is dry, and it of Jarmuth, the king of Lachish, the kir.g of is mouldy :

Eglon, gathered themselves together, and went 13 And these bottles of wine which we filled, up, they and all their hosts, and encamped bewere new, and behold they be rent: and these fore Gibeon, and made war against it. our garments and our shoes are become old by 6 11 And the men of Gibeon sent unto Joshua to reason of the very long journey.

the camp to Gilgal, saying, Slack not thy hand 14 And the men took of their victuals, and ask- from thý servants; come up to us quickly, and ed not counsel at the mouth of the LORD. save us, and help us: for all the kings of the

15 And Joshua made peace with them, and Amorites that dwell in the mountains are gamade a league with them, to let them live: and thered together against us. the princes of the congregation sware unto them. 7 So Joshua ascended from Gilgal, he, and all

16 And it came to pass at the end of three days the people of war with him, and all the mighty after they had made a league with them, that men oi valour.

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The sun and moon stand still.

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Seven kings more conquered, 8 11 And the LORD said unto Joshua, l'ear them; thereof he utterly destroyed, them, and all the sot: for I have delivered them into thy hand; souls that were therein; he let uone remain: and there shall not a man of them stand before thec. he did to the king of Makkedal as he did unto

9 Joshua therefore came unto them suddenly, the king of Jericho. and went up from Gilgal all night.

29 Then Joshua passed from Makkedah, and 10 And the LORD discomfited them before Israel, all Israel with him, unto Libnah, and fought and slew them with a great slaughter at Gibeon, against Libnah : and chased them along the way that goeth up to 30 And the LORD delivered it also, and the king Beth-horon, and smote them to Azekah, and thereof, into the hand of Israel: and be smote it unto Makkedah.

with the edge of the sword, and all the souls that 11 And it came to pass as they fled from before were therein; hclet none reinain init; but didunto Israel, and were in the going down to Beth-horon, the king thereof as hedid unto the king of Jericho. thatthe LORD cast down great stones from heaven 31 11 And Joshua passed from Libnah, and all sponthem unto Azekah, and they died: they were Israel with him, unto Lachish, and encamised more which died with hailstones than they whom against it, and fought against it : the children of Israel slew with the sword. 32 And the LORD delivered Lachish into the

124 Then spake Joshua to the LORD in the hand of Israel, which took it on the second day, day when the Lord delivered up the Ainorites and smote it with the edge of the sword, and all hefore the children of Israel, and he said in the the souls that were therein, according to all that right of Israel, Sun, stand thou still upon Gibeon, he had done to Libnah. and thou Moon, in the valley of Ajalon. 33 1 Then lloram king of Gezer came up to

13 And the sun stood still, and the moon stay- help Lachish; and Joshua smote him and his ed, until the people had avenged themselves upon people, until he had left him none remaining. their enemies. Is not this written in the book of Ja- 34 TT And from Lachish Joshua passed into sher? So the sun stood still in the midst of heaven, Eglon, and all Israel with him: and they encamp and hasted not to go down about a whole day. sed against it, and fought against it :

14 And there was no day like that before it or 35 And they took it on that day, and smote it aiter it, that the LORD hearkened unto the voice with the edge of the sword, and all the souls that of a man: for the LORD fought for Israel. were therein he utterly destroyed that day, ac

15 ! And Joshua returned, and all Israel with cording to all that he had done to Lachish. him, unto the camp to Gilgal.

36 And Joshua

went up from Eglon, and all Israel 16 But these five kings fled, and id themselves with him,unto Hebron; and they fought against it: in a cave at Makkedah.

37 And they took it, and smote it with the edge 17 And it was told Joshua, saying, The five of the sword, and the king thereof, and all the Vings are found hid in a cave at Makkedah. cities thereof, and all the souls that were tl crein;

18 And Joshua said, Roll great stones upon the he left none remaining (according to all that he mouth of the cave, and set men by it for to keep had donie to Eglon) but destroyed it utterly, and them:

all the souls that were therein. 19 And stay ye not, but pursue after your ene- 38 11 And Joshua returned, and all Israel with mies, and smite the hindmost of them ; suffer him, to Debir ; and fought against it: them not to enter into their cities : for the LORD 39 And he took it, and the king thereof, and all your God hath delivered them into your hand. the cities thereof, and they smote them with the

20 And it came to pass, when Joshua and the edge of the sword, and utterly destroyed all the children of Israel had made an end of slaying souls that were therein; he left none remaining : them with a very great slaughter, till they were as he had done to slebron, so he did to Debir, consumed, that the rest which remained of them and to the king thereof; as he had done also to entered into fenced cities.

Libnah, and to her king: 21 And all the people returned to the camp 10 40 1 So Joshua smote all the country of the Joshua at Makkedah in peace: none moved his hills, and of the south, and of the vale, and of tongue against any of the children of Israel. the springs, and all their kings: he left none re

2.2 Then said Joshua, Open the mouth of the maining, but utterly destroyed all that breathed, cave, and bring out those five kings unto me out as the LORD God of Israel commanded. of the cave.

41 And Joshua smote thein from Kadesh-barnea 23 And they did so, and brought forth those tive even unto Gaza, and all the country of Gosheng kings unto him out of the cave, the king of Jeru- even unto Gibeon. salem, the king of Hebron, the king of Jarmuth, 12 And all these kings and their land did Joshun the king of Lachish, and the king of Eglon. take at one time; because the LORD God of

24 And it came to pass, when they brought out Israel fought for Israel. those kings unto Joshua, that Joshua called for 43 And Joshua returned, and all Israel with all the men of Israel, and said unto the captains him, unto the camp to Gilgal. of the men of war which went with him, Come

CAP. XI. near, put your feet upon the necks of these kings.

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25 And Joshua said unto them, Fear not, nor to Jobab king of Madon, and to the king of Shim. be dismayed, be strong and of good courage : for ron, and to the king of Achshapb, thus shi!l the Lord do to all your enemies 2 And to the kings that were on the north of against whom ye figlit.

the mountains, and of the plains south of Cin26 And afterward Joshua emote them, and slew neroth, and in the valley, and in the borders ot' them, and hanged them on five trees : and they Dor on the west, were hanging upon the trees until the evening. 3 And to the Canaanite on the east and on the 27 And it came to pass at the time of the going west, and to the Amorite, and the Hittite, and down of thc sun, that Joshua commanded, and the Perizzite, and the Jebusite in the moun. they took them down off the trees, and cast them tains, and to the Hivite under Hermon in the into the cave wherein they had been bid, and land of Mizpeh. laid great stones in the cave's mouth, which te 4 And they went out, they and all their hoste main until this very day.

with them, much people, even as the cand that 28 11 And that day Joshua took Makkedah, and is upon the sea-sliore in multitude with lorses einote it with the edge of the sword, and the king and chariots very many.

Hazor is taken and burnt.

CHAP. XII, XIII. The one and thirty kings smitter. 5 And when all these kings were met together, their land on the other side Jordan toward the they came and pitched together at the waters of rising of the sun, from the river Arnon, unto Merom, to fight against Israel.

mount Hermon, and all the plain on the east: 6. And the LORD said unto Joshua, Be not 2 Sihon king of the Amorites, who dwelt in afraid because of them: for to-morrow about Heshbon, and ruled from Aroer, which is upon this time will I deliver them up all slain before the bank of the river Amon, and from the midIsrael: thou shalt hough their horses, and burn dle of the river, and from balt Gilead, even unto their chariots with fire.

the river Jabbok, which is the border of the chil7 So Joshua came, and all the people of war dren of Ammon; with him, against them by the waters of Merom 3 And from the plain to the sea of Cinneroth suddenly, and they fell upon them.

on the east, and unto the sea of the plain, even 8 And the LORD delivered them into the hand of the salt sea on the east, the way to Beth-jesli Israel, who smote them, and chased them unto moth; and from the south, under Ashdoth-pisg3!): great Zidon, and unto Misrephoth-maim, and 4 And the coast of Og king of Bashan, which unto the valley of Mizpeh eastward ; and they was of the remnant of the giants, that dwelt al smote them, until they left then none remaining. Ashtaroth and at Edrei,

9 And Joshua did unto them as the Lord bade 5 And reigned in mount Hermon, and in Salcali, him: he houghed their horses, and burnt their and in all Bashan, unto the border of the Geshuehariots with fire.

rites, and the Maachathites, and half Gilead, the 10 I And Joshua at that time turned back, and border of Sihon king of Heshbon. took Hazor, and smote the king thereof with the 6 Them did Moses the servant of the Lord, sword: for Hazor beforetime was the head of and the children of Israel smite: and Moses the all those kingdoms.

servant of the LORD gave it for a possession 11 And they smote all the souls that were there- unto the Reubenites, and the Gadites, and the in with the edge of the sword, utterly destroying half-tribe of Manasseh. them : there was not any left to breathe: and he 7 11 And these are the kings of the country burnt Hazor with fire.

which Joshua and the children of Israel smote 12 And all the cities of those kings, and all the on this side Jordan on the west, from Baal-gad kings of them, did Joshua take, and smote them in the valley of Lebanon, even unto the mount with the edge of the sword, and he utterly de- Halak that goeth up to Seir; which Joshua gave stroyed them, as Moses the servant of the LORD unto the tribes of Israel for a possession accordcommanded.

ing to their divisions ; 13 But as for the cities that stood still in their 8 In the mountains, and in the valleys, and in strength, Israel burned none of them, save Hazor the plains, and in the springs, and in the wilderonly; that did Joshua burn.

ness, and in the south country ; the llittites, the 14 And all the spoil of these cities, and the cat- Amorites, and the Canaanites, the Perizziies, tle, the children of Israel took for a prey unto the Hivites, and the Jebusites: themselves : but every man they smote with the 9 | The king of Jericho, one; the king of Al, edge of the sword, until they had destroyed them, which is beside Beth-el, one; neither left they any to breathe.

10 The king of Jerusalem, one; the king of 15 As the LORD commanded Moses his ser- Hebron, one; vant, so did Moses command Joshua, and so did 11 The king of Jarmuth, one; the king of LaJoshua: he left nothing undone of all that the chish, one; LORD commanded Moses.

12 The king of Eglon, one; the king of Gezer, 16 So Joshua took all that land, the hills, and one; all the south country, and all the land of Goshen, 13 The king of Debir, one; the king of Geder, and the valley, and the plain, and the mountain one; of Israel, and the valley of the same;

14 The king of Hormah, one ; the king of Arad, 17 Even from the mount Halak, that goeth one; up to Seir, even unto Baal-gad, in the valley of 15 The king of Libnah, one; the king of AdulLebanon under mount Hermon: and all their lam, one; kings he took, and smote them, and slew them. 16 'The king of Makkedah, one; the king of

18 Joshua made war a long time with all those Beth-el, one; kings.

17 The king of Tappuah, one; the king of He 19 There was not a city that made peace with pher, one; !he children of Israel, save the Hivites the in-' 18 'The king of Aphek, onc; the king of Lasha habitants of Gibeon: all other they took in battle.ron, one;

20 For it was of the LORD to harden their hearts, 19 The king of Madon, one; the king of Hazor, that they should come against Israel in battle, one ; that he might destroy them utterly, and that they 20 'The king of Shimron-meron, one; the king might have no favour, but that he might destroy of Achshaph, one; them, as the LORD commanded Moses.

21 The king of Taanach, one; the king of Me. 21 [ And atthat timecame Joshua and cut off the giddo, one; Anakims from the niountains, from Hebron, from 22 The king of Kedesh, one; the king of Jok Debir, from Anab, and from all the mountains neam of Carmel, one; of Judah, and froin all the mountains of Israel: 23 The king of Dor in the coast of Dor, one ; Josliua destroyed them utterly with their cities. the king of the nations of Gilgal, one

92 There was none of the Anakims left in the 24 The king of Tirzah, one: all the kings thirland of the children of Israel: only in Gaza, inty and one. Gath, and in Ashdod, there remained.

CHAP. XIII. 23 So Joshua took the whole land, according Boundaries of the unsubdued land. w all that the Lord said unto Moses, and Joshua Nand the Lord said unto him, Thou art olu gave it for an inheritance unto Israel according to their divisions by their tribes. And the land and stricken in years, and there remaineth yet rested from war.

very much land to be possessed. CHAP. XII,

2 This is the land that yet remaineth: all the Conquests of Moscs and Joshua. borders of the Philistines, and all Geshuri, the children of Israel smote, and possessed the borders of Ekron northward, which ie count.

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