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foot ; for the place whereon thou Aandet i i The Canaanites are afraid. 2 Circumcihon holy. And Jothua did so. renewed. 1c The pallover is kept at Gilgal.
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1 Jericho is fout wp.20 The walls fall drwr.
22 Rabab is saved. 26 The rebuilder of the Amorites, which were on the Gde of Jericho is cursed. Landani went which andrell theme interes oficine Norwericheme was draftly the Probes that the LORD had dried up the waters of went out and none came in. Jordan from before the children of Israel, 2 And the LORD said unto Joshua, see, ! ancil we were passed over, that their heart have given into thine hand Jericho, and the melted; neither was there spirit in them any king thereof, and the mighcy men of valour, 2. 9 At that
time the complaid unto Joshua, of war, and go round about the city once. Make thee Marp knives, and circumcise Thus thalt thou do fix days. again the children of Israel the second time. 4 And seven priests thall bear before the
3 And Joshua made him tharp knives, and ark seven trumpets of ramshorns : and the circumcised the children of Israel at the hill seventh day ye thall compass the city seven of the foretkins.
times, and the priests thall blow with the 4 And this is the cause why Joshua didcir, trumpets. cumcise : All the people that came out of 5. And it hall come to pass, that when they Egypt that were males, even all the men of make a long blaf with the ram's horn, era war, died in the wilderness by the way, aster when ye hear the sound of the trumpet, alt they came out of Egypt.
the people thall thout with a great thout; and s Now all the people that came out were the wall of the city hall fall down fat, and circumcised; but all the people that were the people thall ascend up, every man ftraight born in the wilderness by the way, as they before him. came forth out of Egypt, them they had not 6 9 And Joshua the son of Nun called the circumcised.
priefts, and said unto them, Take up the ark 6 For the children of Israel walked forty of the covenant, and let leven prietts bear years in the wilderness, till all the people, seven trumpecs of rams' horns before the ark ihar were men of war, which came out of of the LORD. Egypt were consumed, because they obeyed 1 And he said unto the people, País on, and not the voice of the LORD : unio whom the compass the city, and let him that is armed LORD rware, that he would not new them pass on before the ark of the LORD. the land which the LORD sware unto their 89 And it came to pass, when Joshua had fathers that he would give us, a land that fpoken unto the people,
that the seven priests Howeth with milk and honey.
bearing the seven trumpets of rams' horns para 7 And their children, whom he raised up in sed on before the LORD, and blew with the their ftead, them Jothua circumcised: for trumpets: and the ark of the covenant of the they were uncircumcised, because they had LORD followed them. lot circumcised them by the way.
99 And the armed men went before the 8 And it came to pass, when they had done priests that blew with the trumpets, and the circumcising all the people, that they abode in rere-ward came after the ark, the pries go their places in the camp till they were whole, ing on, and blowing with the trumpets. 9 And the LORD said unto Joshua, This day
10 And Joshua had commanded the people, have I rolled away the reproach
of Egypt saying, Ye hall not hout, nor make asy from off you : wherefore the name of the noise with your voice, neither shall any word place is called Gilgal unto this day.
proceed out of your mouth until the day i 10 9 And the
children of Israel encamped bid you thout; then thall ye thout. in Gilgal, and kept the passover on the four. ri So the ark of the LORD coinpaised the teenth
day of the month at even in the plains city, going atout it once : and they came in of Jericho.
camp, and lodged in the camp. i And they did eat of the old corn of the 12 And Joshua rose early in the morning, land on the morrow after the pallover, un. and the prieits took up the ark of the Lord. leavened cakes, and parched corn in the self. 13 And seven prieits bearing feven trur. same day.
pets of rams' horns before the ark of the 12 q And the manna ceased on the morrow LORD, went on continually, and blew with after they had eaten of the old corn of the the trumpets: and the armed men went bo land; neither had the children of Israel man- fore them ; but the rere.ward came after the na any more ; but they did eat of the fruit of ark of the LORD, obe priefts going on and the land of Canaan that year.
blowing with the trumpets. 13 And it came to pass, when Joshua was 14 And the second day they compased the by jericho, that he lifted up his eyes and look. city once, and returned into the camp : fo ed, and behold, there food a man over against they did fix days. him, wiih his word drawn in his hand : and iś And it came to pass on the seventh day, Jothua went unto him, and said unto him, that they rose early, about the dawning the drt thou for us, or for our adversaries ? day, and compassed the city after the same
14 And he said, Nay; but as captain of the manner seven times: only on that day they hott of the LORD am I now come. And Jothua compafled the city seven times. fell on his face to the earth, and did wor. 16 And it came to pais at lhe seventh time, Thip, and said unto him, Whai saith my lord when the priefis biew with the crumpers, unto his servant?
Jothua faidauto the people, shcut; for the 1; And the captain of the LORD's hoft raid LORD hath Fiven you the city. wató Joshua, Joose thy moc from od thy 19 9 And the city thall be accursed, cost
Rahat is preferved.
Drael fruitten al Al. It, and all that are therein, to the LORD: 4 50 there went up thither of the people only Rahab the harlot fhall live, the and all about three thousand men; and they fled bethat are with her in the house, because the fore the men of Ai. hid q.e metiengers that we feni.
ş And the men of Aifmote of them about 18 And ye in any wisc keep yourselves thirty and fix men : for they chased them from the accurfed thing, left ye make your. from before the gate even unto Shebarim, and felves accaríed when ye take of the accurf. (mote them in the going down;
wherefore the ed thing, and make the camp of Israel a curse, hearts of the people melted, and became as and troubic it.
water. 19 But all the filver, and gold, and vessels 69 And Joshua rent his clothes, and fellto obrass and iron, are consecrated unto the the earth upon his face before the ark of the LORD: thes thall come into the treasury of LORD until the even-cide, he and the elders the LORD
of Israel, and put duit upon their heads. 20 So the people shouted when the priests And Jothua said, Alas! O Lord GOD, blew with the crumpets: and it came to país, wherefore haft thou at all brought this people when the people heard the round of the over Jordan, to deliver us into the hand of trumpets, and the people thouted with a great the Amorites, to defroy us! Would to God tout, that the wall fell down flat, so that the we had been content, and dwelt on the other people went up into the city, every man fide Jordan! Araight before him, and they took the city. 8 0 LOKD, what thall I say, when Israel
21 And they utterly deffroyed all that was turneth their backs before their enemies? In the city, both man and woman, young and 9 For the Canaanites, and all the inhabt. old, an ox,
and flieep, and ass, with the edge tants of the land thall hear of it, and (hallenof the sword.
viron us stund, and cut off our name from the 12 But joitua had said unto the two men carth : and what wilt thou do unto thy great that has spied out the courtry, Go into the name Dario's houre, and bring out thence the wo. JOS And the LORD said urto Jomua, Get min, and all that the hath, as ye sware unto thee up; Wherefore lien thou tkus upon thy
face? 2; And the young men that were spies u Israel hath finned, and they have also weat in, and brougi.t out Rahab, and her transgressed my covenant which I command. fatlier, and her mother, and her brethren, ed them for they have even taken of the ac. and uithat the had; and they brought out all cursed thing, and have also folen, and dif. her kindred, and left them without the camp sembled allo, and they have put it even a. o israel.
mong their own ftur. 24 And they burnt the city with fire, and 12 Therefore the children of Israel could all
that was therein: only the filver, and the apt ftand before their enemies, but turned gold, and the reitels of brals, and of iron, ibeir backs before their enemies, because they put into the treasury of the house of they were accursed : neither will I be with the Lord.
you any more, except ye destroy the accursed 2; And Jolina saved Rahab the harlot from among you. alive, and her facher's household, and all that 13 Up, fanctify the people, and say, Sanc. Die had; and the dwelleth in Israel even unto tify yourselves againit to-morrow; for thus this day because the hid the messengers faith the LORD God of Israel, There is an ac. which Jonhua sent to spy out Jericho. cursed thing in the midst of thee, Israel: thou
26 And Joshua adjured them at that time, cauft not ftand before thine enemies, until ye laying, Curfed be the man before the LORD, take away the accursed thing from among that riseth up and buildeth this city Jericho : ycu. Le thall lay the foundation thereof in his firfta 14 In the morning therefore ye Mall be born, and in his youngest son shall he set up brought according
to your tribes : and it thall The gates of it.
be, ihat the tribe which the LORD taketh 27 so the LORD was with Joshua ; and his thall come according to the families iberent; fame was noiled throughout all the country. and the family which the LORD fhall take C H A P. VII.
thall come by households ; and the household s The fraelites smitten a: Ai, o Jofua's which the LORD thall také ihall come man by
complaint : 10 God infitatieth him what man.
17 And he brought the family of Judah ; and 2 And Jothua sent men from Jericho to Ai, he took the family of the arhiies : and he which is beside Beth-aven, on the east side of brought the family of the Zarhites man by Beth-el, and spake unto them, saying, Go up man; and Zabdi was taken: and view the country. And the men went up 18 Anil he brought his household man by and viewed Ai.
man; and Achan, the of Carmi, the son 3 And they returned to Joshua, and said of Zabai, the son of Zerah, of the tribe of juunto him, Let not all the people go up; but dan, was taken. let about two or three thousand men go up and 19 And Tothua Taid unto Achan, My ron, rmite Ai, and make not all the people to la. give, I pray tnec, glory to the LORD God of Dous thither; for they are bul iew.
Israel, and make confcifion unto him: and
God encourageth fojbua : JOSHUA.
His ftratagem again Ai, tell me now what thou hast done; hide it not and they went to lie in ambush, and abode be. from me.
tween Beth-el and Ai, on the weft ade or AI: 20 And Achan answered Jorhui, and said, but Jothua lodged that night among the peoIndeed I have finned against the LORD God pie.' o: Ifrael, and thus and thus have I done : 10 And Joshua rose up early in the morning,
21 When I saw among the spoils a goodly and numbered the people, and went up, he Babylonith garment, and two hundred ihekels and the elders of Israel, before the people to of river, and a wedge of gold of fifty thekels Ai. weight, then I coveted them, and took them; 11 And all the people, even tbe people of and, behold, they are hid in the earth in the war that were with him, went up, and drew midit of my icut, and the silver under it. nigh, and came before the city, and pitched
22 g So Jothua sent meisengers, and they on the north tide of Ai: now ibere casa vale ran unto the tent; and, behold, it was hid ley between them and Ai. in his tent, and the illver underit.
12 And he took about five thoafand men, 23 And they took them out of the midft of and set them to lie in ambuh between Beth the tent, and brought them onto Joll.us, and and Ai, on the weft side of the city. unto all the children of Israel, and laid them 13 And when they had set the people, corn Out be tore the LORD.
all the hoit that was on the north of the city, 24 And Joshua, and all Israel with him, took and their liers in wait on the west of the city, Achan the ton of Zeral, and the silver, and Jothua went that night into the midft of the the garment, and the wedge of gold, and valley. his sons, and his daughters, and his oxen, and 14 And it came to pass, when the king of his alles, and his theep, and his tent, and all Ai saw it, that they hatted and rose up early, that he had; and they brought them unto the and the men of the city went out against lírael valley of Achur.
to battle, he and all his people, at a time ap. 25 And Joshua said, Why haft thou troubled pointe 1,' before the plain; but he wist not us: the LORD shall trouble thee this day. And that there were liers in ambuih againft him all Israel ituned him with itones, and burned behind the city. them with fire, after they had itoned them 15 And Joihua and all ifrael made as if with tones.
they were beaten before them, and fled by the 26 And they raised over hin a great heap of way of the wilderness. ftones unto this day. So the LORD turned 16 And all the people that were in Al were froin che fierceness of his anger: wheretore called together to pursue after thein : and they the name of that place was called, The valley pursued after Joshua, and were drawn away of Achor unto this day.
from the city C H A P. VIII.
17 And there was not a man left in Ai, or i Godencourageth tofuai 3 The firatagem Beth-el, that went not out after Israel and
whereby Ai was takin. 30 yokua buildeth they left the city open, aus purfued after an altar, 32 writeth the law on flones, Israel. 33 propoundeth blethings and curfings. 18 and the LORD said unto Joshua, Stretch A in Wande
neither be thoudismayes; cake all the for I will give it into thine hand. And Je people of war with thee, and arise, go up to thua itretched out the spear that be bed in Ai, Tee I have given into thy hand the king of his hand toward the city. Ai, and his people, and his city, and his 19 And the ambush arose quickly out of land.
their place, and they ran as soon as he bed 2 And thou shalt do to Ai and her king, as ftretched out his hand : and they entered into thou didit unto Jericho and her king : only the the city, and took it, and hatted, aan fet the fpoil thereof, and the cattle thereof, shall ye city on firc. take for a prey unta yourselves. Lay thec an 20 And when the men of Ai looked behind ambuth for the city behind it.
them, they saw, and behold, the smoke of the 3 FS0 Jothu arose, and all the people of city ascended up to heaven; and they had a war, to go up against Ai: and Joshua chore power to flee this way or that way: and the out thirty thousand mighty mea of valour, people that hed to the wilderness turned back and sent them away by night.
upon the pursuers. 4 And he commanded ihem, aying, Be. 21 And when Jothua and all Ifrael faw that hold, ye ihaillie in wait againft the city, even the amibuth had taken the city, and that it behind the city ;, go noč very far from the smoke of the city ascended, then they turad city, but be ye all ready :
again, and flew the men of Ai. 5 And I, and all the people that are with 22 And the other issued out of the city me, will approach unto the city: and it shall against them; so they were in the midit of come to pass, when they come out against us Israel, some on this fide, and some on that as at the first, that we will flee before them, fide : and they smote theni, so that they let
6 (For they will come out after us,) till we none of them remain or escape. have drawn them from the city ; for they will 23. And the king of Ai they took alive, and lay, They rice before us, as at the first : there. brought him to joihua. fore we will see before them.
24 And it came to pass, when Ifracl had Then ye fall rise up from the ambul, made an end of Gaying all the inhabitants ci and seize upon the city: for the LORD your Ai in the field, in the wilderness whereia God will deliver it into your hand.
they chased them, and when they were all 8 And it ihall be, when ye have taken the fallen on the edge of the sword until they ciiy, that ye thall set the city on tire : accord: were confund, that all the Ifraelites ro ing to the commandment of the LORD shall turned unto Ai, and note it with the edge yo do. See, I have commanded you.
of the sword. 9 9 Jodhua therefore sent them forth ; 2; ALJ 10 it was, ibat all that led the
The capofike Gibeonites. Chap. ix.
They are made
ieves. day, dota of men and women, were twelve of Israel, We be come from a far country: thooand, ver all the men of Ai.
now therefore make ye a league with us. 26 For Joshua drew not his hand back, 7 And the men of Ifrael laid unto the Hiwherewith te ftretched out the spear, untii viies, Peradventure ye dwell among us; and ke hal utterly deftroyed all the inhabitants of how shall we make a league with you?
8 And ihey said unto Joshua, We are thy 17 Only the cattle, and the spoil of that servants. And Joshua said unto them, who city, Israel rook for a prey unto themselves, are ye? and írom whence come ye ! according unto cke word of the LORD, which 9 And they said unto him, From a very far he commande i Jothua.
country thy servants are come, because of the z8 and joua burnt Ai, and made it an name of the LORD thy God: for we have heap forever, even a defclation unto this day. heard the fame of him, and all that he did in
29 And the king of Ai he hanget on a tree Egypt, until evea tice: and as soon as the sun was 10 And all that he did to the two kings of Cowe, loibus commanded that they should the Amorites that were beyond Jordali, to take his carcass down from the tree, and cant Sihon king of Heshbon, and to og king of is at the entering of the gate of the city, and Bathan, which was at Alhtaroth. raise thereon a great heap of tones, ibat re !! Wherefore our elders, and all the in. maintb unto this day.
habitants of our country, Spake to us, saying, 30 Thea Joshua built an altar unto the Take victuals with yoa for the journey, and Lord God of ifrael in mount Ebal; go to meet them, and say unto them, We are
31 As foles the servant of the LORD com. your servants: therefore now make ye a más ted the children of Israel, as it is written league with us. in the book of the law of Moses, An altar of 12 This our bread we took hot for our prowhole ftones, over which no man hath lifted vision out of our houses on the day we cime up any iron: and they offered thereon burnt. forth to go unto you, but now, behold, it is crferings waco the Lord, and sacrificed peace. dry, ard it is mouldy: ctferings.
13 And there bottles of wine which we 21 And he wrote there upon the stones a fillel, were new; and behold they be rent, copy of the law of Mofes, which he wrote in and there our garments and cur thocs are bethe presence of the children of Israel. come old by reason of the very long jours
33 And all 1srael, and their elders, and of. ney. Scers, and their judges, stood on this side the 14 And the men took of their victuals, and ark, an doa that lide, before the priefts the afked not courtel at the mouth of the LORD. Levices, which bare the ark of the covenant 15 And Jothua made peace with them, and DI "he LORD, as well the stranger as he made a league with them to let them live: that was born among them; half of them and the princes of the congregation ware una over against mount Gerizim, and half of to them. them over againit mount Ebal; as Moses the 16 And it came to pass at the end of three servant of the LORD had commanded before, days, after they had made a league with them, that they should
bless the people of Israel. that they heard that they were their neiglio 34 And afterward he read all the words of bours, and that they duelt among them. the law, the blettings and cursings, according 17 And the children of Israel journeyed, to all that is written in the book of the law. and came unto their cities on the third diya
35 There was not a word of all that Moses Now their cities were Gibeon, and Chephicommanded, which Jothua read not before rah, and Beeroth, and Kirjath-jearim. all the congregation of Israel, with the wc. 18 And the children of Israel smote them men, and the little ones, and the ftrangers not, because ihe princes of the congregation that were conversant among them.
had sworn unto ihen by the Lord God of CH A P. IX.
Israel. And all the congregation murmured 1 tbe kings combine
. 3 The Gi. again the princes. begnites obtaining a leagne by craft, nó are 19 But all the princes said unto all the concondemned to perpetual bondaze.
gregation, We have sworn unto them by the A
ND it came to pass, when all the kings LORD God of Israel: now, therefore, we nay
which were on this lide Jordan, in the not touch them. Hills, and in the vallies, and in all the coafts 20 This we will do to them ; we will even of the great fea over againft lebanon, the let them live, left wrath be upon us, because Hittite, and the Amorite, the Canaanite, the of the oath which we livare unto them. Perizzite, the Hivite, and the Jebutite, heard 21 And the princes said unto them, Let Iberes,
them live; but let them be hewers of wood 2 That they gathered themselves together and drawers of water unto all the congreto fight with Jolhua, and with Israel, with gation; as the princes had promised one accori.
them. 3 and when the inhabitants of Gibeon 22 9 And Jothua called for them, and he heard what Jofhua bad dore unto Jericho and spake unto them, saying, Wherefore have ye to Ai,
beguiled us, laying, We are very far from 4 They did work willy, and went and you; when yeduell among us! Toide as if they had been ambassadors; and 23 Now, therefore, ye are cursed; and there took old facks upon their asses, and wine-bor- that none of you bé ireed from being bond. ties, oll, an i rent, and bound up;
men, and hewers of wood and drawers of wa. S Andoli hoes and cloured upon their feet, ter for the house of my God, anu oli garments upon them, and all the 24 And they answered Joshua, and said, bread of coe's provision was dry and mouldy. Because it was certainly old thy servants,
6 And they went to Joshua unto the camp how that the LORD thy God commanded his at Gilgal, and said unto him, and to the men servant Moses to give you all the land, audi Gibeon is besieged.
The fur Randerd Mill. to deftroy all the inhabitants of the land from said in the fight of Israel, Sun, ftand thou before you, therefore we were fure afraid of fill upon Gibeon; and thou, Moon, ia the our lives because of you, and have done this valley of Ajalon. thing.
13 And the sun ftood fill, and the moon 25 And now, behold, we are in thine hand : Atayed, until the people had avenged them. as it seemeth good and right unto thee to do selves upon their enemies. Is not this writ. anto us, do.
ten in the book of Jather! So the sun itood 26 And so did he unto them, and delivered fill in the midit of heaven, and hafted not to them out of the hand of the children of Israel, go down about a whole day. that they flew them not.
14 And there was no day like that before it, 27 And Joshua made them that day hewers or after it, that the Lord hearkened un of wood and drawers of water for the congre- to the voice of a man for the LORD fought gation, and for the altar of the LORD, even for Israel. unto this day, is the place which he should 15 | And Joshua returned, and all Urael choose.
with him, unto the camp to Gilgal. с нА Р. X.
16 But these five kings Aed, and hid then 1 Five kings war again Gibeon: 6 Forbug felves in a cave at Makkedah.
rescueth it. 12. The fun and moon jand 17 And it was told Joshua, saying, The five Hill at the word of Toua,
kings are found hid in a cave at Makkedah. Nordborante o pars when Adoni-zedec 18 And Jothua said, Roll great ftones upon
king of Jerusalem had heard how Joshua the mouth of the cave, and let men by it sa had taken ai, and had utterly destroyed it; to keep them; as he had done to Jericho and her king, so he 19 And Alay ye not, but pursue after you had done to Ai and her king; and how the in. enemies, and fmite the hindmost of them; habitants of Gibeon had made peace with suffer them not to enter into their cities; for Ifrael, and were among them;
the LORD your God hath delivered them into 2 That they feared greatly, because Gibe. your hand. on was a great city, as one of the royal cities, 20 And it came to pass, when Joshua and and because it was greater than ai, and all the children of Israel had made an end of day. the men thereof were mighty:
ing them with a very great llaughter, till they 3 Wherefore Adoni-zedec' king of Jerufa. were consumed, that the reft whico remained lem fent unto Holam king of Hebron, and of them entered into fenced cities. uato Piram king of Jarmuth, and unto Japhia 21 And all the people returned to the cang king of Lachis, and unto Debir king of Eg. to Joshua at Makkedah in peace: none moved lon, saying
his congue againtt any of the children of 4 Come up unto me, and help me, that we Israel. may smite Gibeon; for it hath made peace 22 Then said Joshua, Open the mouh of with
Joshua, and with the children of Israel, the cave, and bring out those five kings unto
s Therefore the five kings of the Amo. me out of the cave. tites, the king of Jerusalem, the king of He- 23 And they did so, and brought furth bron, the king o: Jarmuth, the king of Lae thote five kings unto him
out of the cave, the chith, the king of Eglon, gathered them. king of Jerusalemi, the king of Hebron, the felves together, and went up, they and all king of Jarmuth, the king of Lachin, and the their horts, and encamped before Gibeon, and king of Eglon. made war againftit.
24 And it came to pass, when they brought 69 And ihe men of Gibeon sent unto Jo. out those kings unto Joshua, that Joihus called Mua to the camp to Gilgal, saying, Slack not for all the men of Israel, and said unto the thy hand from iny servants come up to us captains of the men of war which went with quickly, and save us, and help us : for all him, Cone near, put your feet upon the the kings of the Amorites that dwell in the necks of these kings. And they came acar, mountains are gathered together againft us. and put their feet upon the necks os
So Jothua afcended from Gilgal, he, and them. all the people of war with him, and all the as And Jothua said unto them, Fear not, mighty men of valour.
nor be dismayed, be ftrong, and of good 89 And the LORD said unto Joshua, Fear courage : for thus shall the LORD do to all them not: for I have delivered them into your enemies against whom ye fight. thine hand: there shall not a man of theni 26 Aud afterward Jothua (mote them, and tand before thee.
New them, and hanged them on five trees : 9 Jothua therefore came unto them sudden. and they were hanging upon the trees undii ly, and went up from Gilgal all night. the evening.
10 And the LORD discomfited them before 27 And it came to pass, at the time of the Ifrael, and few them with a great daughter going down of the sun, that Jothua com at Gibeon, and chased them along the way manded, and they took them down off the that, oeth up to Beth-horon, and I'mote them trees, and caft them into the cave wherein to Azekah, and unto Makkedah.
they had been hid, and laid great foocs ia 11 And it came to pass, as they fled from the cave's mouth, which remains until this before Ifrael, and were in the going down very day. to Beth-horon, that the LORD can down 28 9 And that day Joshua took Makkedah, great ftones froni hcaven upon them unto and smote it with the edge of the (word, and Azekah, and they died: they were more the king thereof he utterly defroyed, them, which died with hail-ftones than they whom and all the rouls that were therein; he the children of Israel new with the sword. let none remain : and he did to the king
12 Then spake Joshua to the LORD in the of Makkedah as he did unto the king of je day when the LORD delivered up the Amo. richo. rites before the childrca of Israel, and he 29 Then Joshua parted from Makkedin,