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War against Gibeon. JOSHUA. The sun standeth sti thine hand: as it seemeth good and / kings of the Amorites that dwell right unto thee to do unto us, do the mountains are gathered togel

26 And so did he unto them, and er against us. delivered them out of the hand of 7 So Joshua ascended from Gilg the children of Israel, that they slew he, and all the people of war w them not.

him, and all the mighty men of v 27 And Joshua made them that day our. hewers of wood and drawers of wa- 8 TAnd the LORD said unto Joshi ter for the congregation, and for the Fear them not: for I have deliver altar of the Lord, even unto this them into thine hand; there shall i day, in the place which he should a man of them stand before thee. choose.

9 Joshua therefore came unto the CHAPTER X.

suddenly, and went up from Gilg Five linge war against Gibeon. 6 Joshua rescu- all night. eth it. 10 God fighteth against them with kail. 10. And the Loon discomfited th stones. 12 The sun and moon stand still at the word of Joshna. 16 The five kings are shut up before Israel, and slew them w in a cave. 23 They are bronght forth, 24 scornfully used, 26 and hanged. 28 Seven other kings

a great slaughter at Gibeon, a are conquered. 43 Joshua returneth to Gilgal. chased them along the way tl TOW it came to pass, when Ado-goeth up to Beth-horon, and smo

ni-zedek king of Jerusalem had them to Azekah, and unto Maki heard how Joshua had taken Ai, and dah. had utterly destroyed it; as he had 11 And it came to pass, as they i done to Jericho and her king, so he from before Israel, and were in t had done to Ai and her king; and going down to Beth-horon, that how the inhabitants of Gibeon had LORD cast down great stones fro made peace with Israel, and were heaven upon them unto Azekah, a among them;

| they died: they were more which di 2 That they feared greatly, be- with hailstones than they whom cause Gibeon was a great city, as children of Israel slew with t one of the royal cities, and because sword. it was greater than Ai, and all the 12 | Then spake Joshua to men thereof were mighty.

LORD in the day when the LORD 3 Wherefore Adoni-zedek king of livered up the Amorites before Jerusalem sent unto Hoham king of children of Israel, and he said in Hebron, and unto Piram king of Jar-sight of Israel, Sun, stand thou s muth, and unto Japhia king of La-upon Gibeon; and thou, Moon, chish, and unto Debir king of Eg- the valley of Aijalon. lon, saying,

| 13 And the sun stood still, and 4 Come up unto me, and help me, moon stayed, until the people that we may smite Gibeon : for it avenged themselves upon their e hath made peace with Joshua and mies. Is not this written in the bo with the children of Israel.

of Jasher ? So the sun stood still 5 Therefore the five kings of the the midst of heaven, and hasted Amorites, the king of Jerusalem, the to go down about a whole day. king of Hebron, the king of Jarmuth, 14 And there was no day like t the king of Lachish, the king of Eg- before it or after it, that the Lo lon, gathered themselves together, hearkened unto the voice of a ma and went up, they and all their hosts, for the LORD fought for Israel. and encamped before Gibeon, and 15 T And Joshua returned, and made war against it.

Israel with him, unto the camp 6 And the men of Gibeon sent un- Gilgal. to Joshua to the camp to Gilgal, 16 But these five kings fled, saying, Slack not thy hand from thy hid themselves in a cave at Mak servants; come up to us quickly, and dah.

save us, and help us : for all the 17 And it was told Joshua, sayi too

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Five kings are hanged. JOSHUA. Seven others conquered. The five kings are found hid in a them into the cave wherein they cave at Makkedah.

had been hid, and laid great stones 18 And Joshua said, Roll great in the cave's mouth, which remain stones upon the mouth of the cave, until this very day. and set men by it for to keep them: 28 | And that day Joshua took

19 And stay ye not, but pursue af- | Makkedah, and smote it with the ter your enemies, and smite the hind- edge of the sword, and the king most of them; suffer them not to en- thereof he utterly destroyed, them, ter into their cities : for the LORD and all the souls that were thereyour God hath delivered them into in; he let none remain: and he did your hand.

to the king of Makkedah as he did 20 And it came to pass, when unto the king of Jericho. Joshua and the children of Israel 29 Then Joshua passed from Makhad made an end of slaying them kedah, and all Israel with him, unto with a very great slaughter, till they Libnah, and fought against Libnah: were consumed, that the rest which | 30 And the Lord delivered it also, remained of them entered into fenced and the king thereof, into the hand cities.

of Israel; and he smote it with the 21 And all the people returned to edge of the sword, and all the souls the camp to Joshua at Makkedah that were therein; he let none rein peace: none moved his tongue main in it; but did unto the king against any of the children of Israel. thereof as he did unto the king of

22 Then said Joshua, Open the Jericho.
mouth of the cave, and bring out 31 And Joshua passed from Lib-
those five kings unto me out of the nah, and all Israel with him, unto
cave.

Lachish, and encamped against it,
23 And they did so, and brought and fought against it:
forth those five kings unto him out 32 And the LORD delivered La-
of the cave, the king of Jerusalem, chish into the hand of Israel, which
the king of Hebron, the king of Jar- took it on the second day, and smote
muth, the king of Lachish, and the it with the edge of the sword, and
king of Eglon.

all the souls that were therein, ac24 And it came to pass, when they cording to all that he had done to brought out those kings unto Joshua, Libnah. that Joshua called for all the men of 33 Then Horam king of Gezer came Israel, and said unto the captains of up to help Lachish; and Joshua the men of war which went with smote him and his people, until he him, Come near, put your feet upon had left him none remaining. the necks of these kings. And they 34 And from Lachish Joshua passcame near, and put their feet upon ed unto Eglon, and all Israel with the necks of them.

him; and they encamped against it, 25 And Joshua said unto them, and fought against it: Fear not, nor be dismayed, be strong | 35 And they took it on that day, and of good courage: for thus shall and smote it with the edge of the the LORD do to all your enemies sword, and all the souls that were against whom ye fight.

therein he utterly destroyed that 26 And afterward Joshua smote day, according to all that he had them, and slew them, and hanged | done to Lachish. them on five trees: and they were 36 And Joshua went up from Eg. hanging upon the trees until the lon, and all Israel with him, unto Heevening.

bron; and they fought against it: 27 And it came to pass at the time 37 And they took it, and smote it of the going down of the sun, that with the edge of the sword, and the Joshua commanded, and they took king thereof, and all the cities therethem down off the trees, and cast of, and all the souls that were there

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Hazor destroyed, in; he left none remaining, accord- even as the sand that is upon the sea ing to all that he had done to Eg- shore in multitude, with horses and lon; but destroyed it utterly, and chariots very many. all the souls that were therein. 5 And when all these kings were

38 And Joshua returned, and all Is- met together, they came and pitched rael with him, to Debir; and fought together at the waters of Merom, to against it:

fight against Israel. 39 And he took it, and the king 6 And the LORD said unto Joshua thereof, and all the cities thereof; Be not afraid because of them: foi and they smote them with the edge to morrow about this time will I de of the sword, and utterly destroyed liver them up all slain before Israel all the souls that were therein; he thou shalt hough their horses, and left none remaining: as he had done burn their chariots with fire. to Hebron, so he did to Debir, and 7 So Joshua came, and all the peo to the king thereof; as he had done ple of war with him, against then also to Libnah, and to her king. by the waters of Merom suddenly

40 So Joshua smote all the coun- and they fell upon them. try of the hills, and of the south, and 8 And the Lord delivered them of the vale, and of the springs, and into the hand of Israel, who smot all their kings: he left none remain- them, and chased them unto grea ing, but utterly destroyed all that Zidon, and unto Misrephoth-maim breathed, as the LORD God of Israel, and unto the valley of Mizpeh east commanded.

ward; and they smote them, unt 41 And Joshua smote them from they left them none remaining. Kadesh-barnea even unto Gaza, and 9 And Joshua did unto them as th all the country of Goshen, even unto LORD bade him: he houghed thei Gibeon.

horses, and burnt their chariots wit 42 And all these kings and their fire. land did Joshua take at one time, 10 TAnd Joshua at that time turi because the LORD God of Israeled back, and took Hazor, and smot fought for Israel.

the king thereof with the sword: fo 43 And Joshua returned, and all Hazor beforetime was the head Israel with him, unto the camp to all those kingdoms. Gilgal.

11 And they smote all the sou CHAPTER XI.

that were therein with the edge Divers kings overcome at the waters of Merom. 10 | the sword, utterly destroying then

Hazor taken and burnt. 16 All the country laken by Joshua. 21 The Anakim cut off. AND it came to pass, when Jabin and he burnt Hazor with fire. A king of Hazor had heard those 12 And all the cities of those king things, that he sent to Jobab king and all the kings of them, did Joshi of Madon, and to the king of Shim- take, and smote them with the ed ron, and to the king of Achshaph, of the sword, and he utterly destro

2 And to the kings that were on the ed them, as Moses the servant of t north of the mountains, and of the LORD commanded. plains south of Chinneroth, and in 13 But as for the cities that sto the valley, and in the borders of Dor still in their strength, Israel burn on the west,

none of them, save Hazor only; tl 3 And to the Canaanite on the east did Joshua burn. and on the west, and to the Amorite, 14 And all the spoil of these citi and the Hittite, and the Perizzite, and the cattle, the children of Isri and the Jebusite in the mountains, took for a prey unto themselves; and to the Hivite under Hermon in every man they smote with the ed the land of Mizpeh.

of the sword, until they had destri 4 And they went out, they and alled them, neither left they any their hosts with them, much people, breathe.

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The Anakim cut off. JOSHUA.

Sihon and Og slain. 15 T As the LORD commanded Mo- rael smote, and possessed their land ses his servant, so did Moses com-l on the other side Jordan toward the mand Joshua, and so did Joshua ; rising of the sun, from the river Arhe left nothing undone of all that non unto mount Hermon, and all the the Lord commanded Moses. plain on the east:

16 So Joshua took all that land, 2 Sihon king of the Amorites, who the hills, and all the south country, dwelt in Heshbon, and ruled from and all the land of Goshen, and the Aroer, which is upon the bank of the valley, and the plain, and the mount- river Arnon, and from the middle of ain of Israel, and the valley of the the river, and from half Gilead, even same;

unto the river Jabbok, which is the 17 Even from the mount Halak, | border of the children of Ammon; that goeth up to Seir, even unto 3 And from the plain to the sea of Baal-gad in the valley of Lebanon | Chinneroth on the east, and unto the under mount Hermon: and all their sea of the plain, even the salt sea on kings he took, and smote them, and the east, the way to Beth-jeshimoth; slew them.

and from the south, under Ashdoth18 Joshua made war a long time pisgah: with all those kings.

14 And the coast of Og king of Ba19 There was not a city that made shan, which was of the remnant of peace with the children of Israel, the giants, that dwelt at Ashtaroth save the Hivites the inhabitants of and at Edrei, Gibeon: all other they took in bat- 5 And reigned in mount Hermon,

and in Salcah, and in all Bashan, 20 For it was of the Lord to hard- unto the border of the Geshurites en their hearts, that they should and the Maachathites, and half Gilcome against Israel in battle, that ead, the border of Sibon king of he might destroy them utterly, and Heshbon. that they might have no favour, but! 6 Them did Moses the servant of that he might destroy them, as the the LORD and the children of Israel Lord commanded Moses.

smite: and Moses the servant of the 21 And at that time came Joshua, LORD gave it for a possession unto and cut off the Anakim from the the Reubenites, and the Gadites, and mountains, from Hebron, from De-| the half tribe of Manasseh. bir, from Anab, and from all the 7 And these are the kings of the mountains of Judah, and from all country which Joshua and the chilthe mountains of Israel: Joshua de-dren of Israel smote on this side Jorstroyed them utterly with their cit- dan on the west, from Baal-gad in ies.

| the valley of Lebanon even unto the 22 There was none of the Anakim mount Halak, that goeth up to Seir: left in the land of the children of Is- | which Joshua gave unto the tribes rael: only in Gaza, in Gath, and in of Israel for a possession according Ashdod, there remained.

to their divisions ; 23 So Joshua took the whole land,l 8 In the mountains, and in the valaccording to all that the LORD said leys, and in the plains, and in the unto Moses; and Joshua gave it for springs, and in the wilderness, and an inheritance unto Israel accord-) in the south country; the Hittites, ing to their divisions by their tribes. the Amorites, and the Canaanites, And the land rested from war.

the Perizzites, the Hivites, and the CHAPTER XII.

Jebusites:
The two kings on the east of Jordan whose coun-

9 The king of Jericho, one; the tries Moses cook and disposed of. 7 The one and king of Ai, which is beside Beth-el, thirty kings on the west of Jordan whom Joshua

one; NOW these are the kings of the 10 The king of Jerusalem, one ; land, which the children of Is- the king of Hebron, one;

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