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The walls of Jericho fall down.

CHAP. VIL

God encourageth Joskus 91 And the armed men went before the priests!

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

Israelites smilten at Ai. caune after the narkry the priests going on, and Bones in children of els racil comunitted a tres

10 And Joshua had cominanded the people, say. son of Carmi, the son of Zabdi, the son ur Zerah, ing, Ye shall not shout, nor make any noise with of the tribe of Judah, look of the accursed ihing! your voice, neither shall any word proceed out of and the anger of the LORD was kindled againsi your mouth, until the day í 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 Bet-el, going about it once: and they came into the and spake unto them, saying, Cio up and view the camp, and lodged in the camp.

country. And the men went up and viewed Ai. 12 ff And Joshua rose early in the morning, and 3 And they returned 19 Joshua, and said unto the priests took up the ark of the LORD. him, Let not all the people go up; but let about 13 And seven priests bearing seven trumpets of two or three thousand men go up and sinite Ai: rams' horns before the ark of the Lord went and make not all the people to labour thither; on continually, and blew with the truni pets: 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 fed before the going on, and blowing with the trumpets. nen of Ai. 14 Ånd the second day they coinpassed 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 before six days.

the gate even unto Shebarim, and sinote then 15 And it came to pass on the seventh day, that in the going down: wherefore the hearts of the they rose early about the dawning of the day, people melted, and became as water, and compassed the city after the same manner 6 1 Aud Joshua rent his clothes, and sell 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, wheresaid unto the people, Shout; for the Lord bath fore hast thou at all brought this people over given you the city.

Jordan, to deliver us into the hand of the Amo 17 And the city shall be accursed, eden 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 side Jordan! hab the harlot shall live, she and all that are 80 LURD, what shall I say, when Israel turneth with her in the house, because she hid the mes- their backs before their enemies ! Bengers 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- fround, 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 11 And the LORD said unto Joshua, Get theo

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: 11 Israel hath sinned, and they have also transt they shall come into the treasury of the Lord. gressed my covenant which I commanded them:

20 So the people shouted when the priesls 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 it 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 flat, so that the people weit 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 21 And they utterly destroyed as that was in the destroy the accursed from among you. cily, 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 thus 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 not house, and bring out thence the woman, and all stand before thine enemies, until ye take away that she hath, as ye sware unto her.

the accursed thing from anong 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 thic mother, and her brethren, and all that she had; tribe which the LORD taketh shall coine 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 households; 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 the gold, shall come man by man. and the vessels of brass and of iron, they put 15 And it shall be, that he that is taken with into the treasury of tlic house of the LORD. the accursed thing shall be burnt with fire, le

25 And Joshua saved Rahah the harlot alive, and all that he hath: because he hath transand her father's household, and all that she had; gressed the covenant of the Lord, and because and she dwelleth in Israeleven onto this day; he hath wrought folly in Israel. because she hid the messengers which Joshua 16 11 So Joshua rose up early in the morning, gent to spy ont Jericho.

and brought Israel by their tribes; and the tribe 26 ! 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 diis city Jericho: he shall took the family of the Zarhites: and he brought lay the foundation thereof in his first-born, and in the family of the Zarhites man by man; and his youngest son shall he set up the gates of it. Zabdi was taken: 27 So the LORD was with Josliua; and his fame 18 And he brought his household man by man; was noised throughout all the country. land Achan the son of Carmi, the son of Zabdi,

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JOSHUA.

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19 And Joshua said unto Achan, My son, give, before the city,and pitched on the north side of AI: I pray thee, 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 wliat 12 And he took about five thousand men, and thou has done, hide it not from me.

set them to lie in ambush between Beth-el 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 set 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 midst of the valley. silver, and a wedge of gold of fifty shekels weight, 14 And it canie to pass when the king of Ai then I coveted them, and took them, and behold, saw it, that they hasted and rose up early, and they are lid in the earth in the midst of my tent, the inen of the city went out against Israel to and the silver under it.

battle, he and all his people, at a time appointed, 22 11 So Joshua sent messengers, and they ran before the plain: bui he wist not that there were unto the tent, and behold, it was hid in his nt, 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 fled by the way of tent, and brought them unto Joshua, and unto all the wilderness. the children of Israel, and laid them out before 16 And all the people that were in Ai were called the LORD.

together to pursue after them: and they pursued 24 And Joshua, and all Israel with him, took after Joshua, and were drawn away from ihecity. Achan the son of Zerah, and the silver, and the 17 And there was not a man left in Ai, or Bethgarment, and the wedge of gold, and his sons, and el, that went not out after Israel : and they left his daughters, and his 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 said, Why hasi 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 anibush 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 entered into the city, and
stones unto this day. So the LORD turned froin look it, and hasted, and set the city on fire.
the 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.

fee this way or that way: and the people that fled Joshua's stratagem againsi Ai. to the wilderness turned back upon the pursuers. ND the Lord said unto Joshua, Fear not, 21 And when Joshua and all Israel saw that ple of war with thee, and arise, so up to Ai: sce, smoke of the city ascended, thsi they turned his people, and his city, and his land :

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

23 And the king of Ai they took alive, arid 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 nighi.

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 ali 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 men 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 us) 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 fler before us, as at ihe first : therefore we 27 Only 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. seize upon the city: for the LORD your God will 28 And Joshua burnt Ai, and made it a heap deliver 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 Aihe 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 shouid take his car. have commanded you.

cass down from the tree, and cast it at the enter9 9 Joshua therefore sent them forth; and they ing of the gate of the city, and raise thereon a went to lie in ambush, and abode between Beth- great heap of stones, that reniaineth unto this day. el and Ai, on the west side of Ai: but Joshua 301 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 op, he and the ed the children of Israel, as it is written in the elders of Israel, before the people to Ai. book of the law of Moses, An altar of wholo 11 And all the people, even the people of war that stones, over which no man hath lifted up any

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CHAP. IX, X.

Gibeonites made bondmer Iron: and they offered thereon burnt-offerings they heard that they were their neighbours, and unto the LORD, and sacrificed peace-nfferings. 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 Chephirali, and 33 And all Israel, and their elders, and officers, Beeroth, and Kirjath-jearim. and their judges, stood on this side the ark and! 18 And the children of Israel smote 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 murinured 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 them by the LORD God the servant of the LORD had commanded before, of Israel: now therefore we may noi touch them that they should bless the people of Israel. 20 This we will do to them; we will eveh let

34 And afterward le 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 of the law.

21 And the princes said unto them, Let them 35 There was not a word of all that Moses live; but let them be viewers of wood, and drawcomunanded, 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 41 And Jostma called for them, and he spake versant among thein.

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

us, saying, We are very far from you; wlien yo The Gibeonites' craft.

dwell among us? 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 hewers of wood and drawers of water for the over against Lebanon, the Bittite, and the Amo-house of my God. rite, the Canaanite, the Perizzile, 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

3 11 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 land: as it zacks upon their asses, and wine-bottles, old, and seemneth good and right unto thee todo unto us, do, rent, and bound up;

26 Aud 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 inade 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 veldwell wang ng 45 ; and how NOWer came to pass when adowszedikilding 8 And they said unto Joshua, We are thy ser- ken Ai, and had utterly destroyed it; as he had vants. Aud 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 Gibcon bad made peace with Israel, and were country thy servants are come, because of the among them; uaine of the LORD thy God : for we have heard 2 That they leared 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 Jordasi, to Silon thereof were mighty. king of Heshbon, arid io Og king of Bashan, 3 Wherefore Adoni-zedek king of Jerusalem which was at Ashtaroth.

sent unto Hoham king of Hebron, and unto Pi. 11 Wheretore our elders, and all the inhabitants ran king of Jarmuth, and unto Japhia king of of our country spake to us, saying, Take victuals Lachisli, and unto Debir king of Eylon, saying, with you for the journey, and go to meet them, 4 Conie up-unto me, and help ine, that we may and say unto them, We are your servants : smite Gibeon: for it hath made 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 tive kings of the Amorites, the out 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 king 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 be. were new, and behold they be rent: and these ture Gibeon, and made war against it. our garments and our shoes are become old by 611 And the men of Gibcon sent unto Joshua to reason of the very long journey.

the camp to Gilgal, saying, Slack not thy hand 14 And the men look if meir victuals, and ask- froni thy 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 ganiade a league with tieni, to let them live: and thered together against us. the princes of the congregation sware unto them. 7 So Joshua ascended from Gilgal, le, 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 snade a league with them, that'men of valour.

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JOSHUA.

Seven kings more conqueredo 81 And the LORD said unto Joshua, Fear them thereof he utterly destroyed, them, and all the not: for I have delivered them into thy hand; souls that were therein; he let none remain: and there shall not a man of thein stand before thee. 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 Gilyal all night.

29. Then Joshua passed from Makkedah, and 10 And the Lord discornfiled 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 he 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; helet noue remain in it; but did unto
Israel, and were in tlie going down to Beth-horon, the king thereof as he did unto the king of Jericho.
that the Lordcast down great stones from heaven 31 11 And Joshua passed from Libnah, and all
upon thern unto Azekah, and they died: they werel Israel with him, unto Lachish, and encamped
more which died with hailstones than they whom against it, and fought against it :
the children of Israel slow with the sword. 32 And the LORD delivered Lachish into the

121 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 Amorites and smote it with the edge of the sword, and all
before the children of Israel, and he said in the the souls that were therein, according to all that
sight ot' Israel, Sun, stand thou still upon Gibeon, he had done to Libnah.
and thou Moon, in the valley of Ajalon. 33 | Then Horam king of Gezer came up to

13 And the sun stood still, and the moon stay- help Lachish; and Joshua smole him and his
ed, until the people had avenged themselves upon people, until he had left him uone remaining.
their enemies. Is not this written in the book of Ja- 34 And from Lachish Joshua passed unto
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, ed against it, and fought against it :
i 14 And there was no day like that before it or 35 And they took it on that day, and smote it
after 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 1 And Joshua returned, and all Israel with cording to all that he had done to Lachish.
him, tinto the canıp to Gilgal.

36 And Joshua went up from Eglon, and all Israel 16 But these five kings fled, and hid themselves with him,unto Hebron; and they fought against it: in a cave at Mak kedah.

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 kings are found hid in a cave at Makkedah. cities thereof, and all the souls that were therein;

18 And Joshua said, Roll great stones upon the he left none remaining (according to all that he niouth of the cave, and set men by it for to keep had done 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 ; sufer him, to Debir; and fought against it: theni 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 has done to llebron, so he did to Debir, consumed, that the rest which remained of them and to the king thereof; as he had donc also to entered into fenced cities.

Libnah, and to her king.
21 And all tle people returned to the camp to 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-

22 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 them from Kadesi-barnea
23 And they did so, and brought forth those live even unto Gaza, and all the country of Goshen,
kings unto hinı out of the cave, the king of Jeru-leven unlo Gibeon.
salem, the king of Hebron, the king of Jarmuth, 42 And all these kings and their land did Joshua
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 bim, unto the canıp to Gilgal.
of the men of war which went with him, Come

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

Divers kings overcome.
And they came near, and put their feet upon A Nazor hul heard those things, that hie seni
the necks of them.

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 Achshaph,
hus shall the LORD do to all your enemies 2 And to the kings that were on the north of
against whom ye fight.

the mountains, and of the plains south of Cint-
26 And afterward Joshua smote them, and slew neroth, and in the valley, and in the borders of
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 Ainorite, and the Hittite, and
down of the sun, that Joshua commanded, and the Perizzite, and the Jebusite in the moun.
they took them down off the trees, and cast them tæins, and to the Hivite under llermon in the
into the cave wherein they had been hid, and land of Mizpeh.
laid great stones in the cave's mouth, which re- 4 And they went out, they and all their hosta
main until this very day.

with them, much people, even as the sand that 20 1 And that day Joshua took Makkedah, and is upon the sea-shore in multitude, with lorses swote it with the edge of the sword, and the king and chariots very inany;

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Hazor is taken and burnt.

CHAP. XII, XI. The one and thirty kings smittent 5 And when all these kings were met together, their land on the other sido Jurlan 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 Hermion, and at the plain on the east 6.1 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 fmin Arver, which is upon this time will I deliver them up all slain before the bank of the river Arnon, and from the mid. Israel: thou shalt hough their horses, and burn dle of the river, and from half 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-jeshiIsrael, who smote them, and chased them unto moth; and from the south, under Ashdoth-pisgah: 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 at smote them, until they left them none remaining. Ashtaroth and at Edrei,

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

rites, and the Maachathites, and half Gilead, the 10 1 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 | 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 sworil, and he utterly de- Halak that goeth up to Seir; which Joshua gave stroyed thein, as Moses the servant of the LORD unto the tribes of Israel for a possession accordcomunanded.

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 Hittites, the 14 And all the spoil of these cities, and the cat- Amorites, and the Canaanites, the Perizzites, 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 Ai, 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 1 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, oue; 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 Adul. Lebanon under mount Hermon: and all their lain, 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 He19 There was not a city that made peace with pher, one; the children of Israel, save the Flivites the in- 18 The king of Aphek, one; the king of Lashahabitants of Gibeon: all other they took in battle. ron, one; 20 For it was of the Lord to harden thrir 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 cominanded Moses

21 The king of Taanach, one; the king of Me21 Y'And at that time came Joshua and cut off the giddo, one; Anakims from the mountains, from Hebron, from 22 The king of Kedesh, one; the king of JokDebir, from Anab, and from all the mountains neam of Carmel, one; of Judah, and from all the mountains of Israel: 23 The king of Dor in the coast of Dor, one; Joshua destroyed them utterly with their cities. the king of the nations of Gilgal, one;

2 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, in ty and one. Gath, and in Ashdod, there remained.

CHAP. XIII. 23 So Joshua took the whole land, according Boundaries of the unsubdued land. to all that the LORD said certo Moses indlordina Nowoshua pavasaridad and Sirickenou vecuma in 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 tho Congrests of Moses and Joshua. borders of the Philistines, and all Geshuri, the children of Israel smote, and possessed the borders of Ekron northward, which is count

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