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198 Gibeon attacked.

JOSHUA. The sun and moon stand still. said, Because it was certainly told thy ser- 10 And the LORD discomfited them vants, how that the Lord thy God com- before Israel, and slew them with a great manded his servant Moses to give you all slaughter at Gibeon, and chased them athe land, and to destroy all the inhabit- || long the way that goeth up to Beth-hoants of the land from bef re you, there- ron, and smote them to Azekah, and unfore we were sore afraid of our lives be- to Makkedali. cause of you, and have done this thing. 11 And it came to pass as they filed

25. And now, behold, we are in thine from before Israel, and were in the going hand: as it seemeth good and right unto down to Beth-horon, that the Lord cast thee to do unto us, do

down great stones from heaven upon 26 And so did he unto them, and de- | them unto Azekah, and they died : they livered them out of the hand of the chil- were more which died with hail-stones dren of Israel, that they slew them not. than they whom the children of Israel

27 And Joshua made them that day slew with the sword. hewers of wood and drawers of water for 12 | Then spake Joshua to the LORD the congregation, and for the altar of the in the day when the Lord delivered up Lord, even unto this day, in the place the Amorites before the children of Israwhich he should choose.

el, and he said in the sight of Israel, Sun, CHAP. X.

stand thou still upon Gibeon, and thou 1 Fivc kings war against Gibeon. 6 Josh- Moon, in the valley of Ajalon.

ua rescueth it. 12 The sun and moon 13 And the sun stood still, and the moon stand still at the word of Joshua. stayed, until the people had avenged

to . zedec king of Jerusalem had heard this written in the book of Jasher? so the how Joshua had taken Ai, and had ut- sun stood still in the midst of heaven, and terly destroyed it; as he had done to Jer- || hasted not to go down about a whole day. icho and her king, so he had done to Ai 14 And there was no day like that beand her kmg; and how the inhabitants fore it or after it, that the LORD hearkof Gibeon had made peace with Israel, ened unto the voice of a man : for the and were among them ;

LORD fought for Israel. 2 That they feared greatly, because Gi- 15 | And Joshua returned, and all Is. beon was a great city, as one of the royal rael with him, unto the camp to Gilgal. cities, and because it was greater than Ai, 16 But these five kings fled, and hid and all the men thereof were mighty. themselves in a cave at Makkedah.

3 Wherefore Adoni-zedec king of Je- 17 And it was told Joshua, saying, The rusalem sent unto Hoham king of Hebron, five kings are found hid in a cave at Makand unto Piram king of Jarmuth, and un- kedah. to Japhia king of Lachish, and unto De- 18 And Joshua said, Roll great stones ber king of Eglon, saying,

upon the mouth of the cave, and set men 4 Come up unto me, and help me, that by it for to keep them: we may smite Gibeon : for it hath made 19 And stay you not, but pursue after peace with Joshua and with the children your enemies, and smite the hindmost of of Israel.

them; suffer them not to enter into their 5 Therefore the five kings of the Am- cities : for the LORD your God hath deorites, the king of Jerusaleni, the king of livered them into your hand. Hebron, the king of Jarmuth, the king of 20 And it came to pass, when Joshua Lachish, the king of Eglon, gathered and the children of Israel had made an themselves together, and went up, tliey end of slaying them with a very great and all their hosts, and encamped before slaughter, till they were consumed, that Gibeon, and made war against it.

the rest which remained of them entered 6. And the men of Gibeon sent unto into fenced cities. Joshua to the camp to Gilgal, saying, 21 And all the people returned to the Slack not thy hand from thy servants; camp to Joshua at Makkedah in peace: come up to us quickly, and save us, and none moved his tongue against any of the help us: for all the kings of the Amorites children of Israel. that dwell in the mountains are gathered 22 Then said Joshua, Open the mouth together against us.

of the cave, and bring out those five kings 7 So Joshua ascended from Gilgal, he, unto me out of the cave, and all the people of war with hiin, and 23 And they did so, and brought forth all the mighty men of valour.

those fire kings unto him out of the cave, 8 And the LORD said unto Joshua, the king of Jerusalem, the king of He Fear them not : for I have delivered them bron, the king of Jarmuth, the king of into thine hand ; there shall not a man of Lachish, and the king of Eglon. them stand before thee.

24 And it came to pass, when they 9 Joshua therefore came unto them sud- brought out those kings unto Joshdenly, and went up from Gilgul all night. llua, that Joshua called for all the men

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The five kings hanged.

CHAP. XỊ. Divers kings conquered. 199 of Israel, and said unto the captains of done to Eglon) but destroyed it utterly, the men of war which went with him, and all the souls that were therein. Come near, put your feet upon the necks 38 And Joshua returned, and all Israel of these kings. And they came near, and with him, to Debir ; and fought against it: put their feet upon the necks of them. 39 And he took it, and the king there

25 And Joshua said unto them, Fear not, of, and all the cities thereof, and they nor be dismayed, be strong and of good smote them with the edge of the sword, courage: for thus shall the LORD do to and utterly destroyed all the souls that all your enemies against whom ye fight. were therein ; he left none remaining :

26 And afterward Joshua smote them, as he had done to Hebron, so he did to and slew them, and hanged them on five Debir, and to the king thereof; as he had trees: and they were hanging upon the done also to Libnah, and to her king. trees until the evening.

40 So Joshua smote all the country of 27 And it came to pass at the time of the hills, and of the south, and of the the going down of the sun, that Joshua vale, and of the springs, and all their commanded, and they took them down kings : he left none remaining, but utoff the trees, and cast them into the cave terly destroyed all that breathed, as the wherein they had been hid, and laid great Lord God of Israel coinmanded. stones in the cave's mouth, which remain 41 And Joshua smote them from Kauntil this very day.

desh-barnea even unto Gaza, and all the 28 F And that day Joshua took Makke- country of Goshen, even unto Gibeon. dah, and smote it with the edge of the 42 And all these kings and their land sword, and the king thereof he utterly did Joshua take at one time; because the destroyed, them, and all the souls that LORD God of Israel fought for Israel. were therein; he let none remain : and 43 And Joshua returned, and all Israel he did to the king of Makkedah as he with him, unto the camp to Gilgal. did unto the king of Jericho.

CHAP. XI. 29 Then Joshua passed from Makke- 1 Divers kings overcome at the waters dah, and all Israel with him, unto Lib- of Merom.10 Hazor is taken and nah, and fought against Libnah :

burnt. 21 The Anakims cut off

ND it came to pass, when Jabin and the king thereof, into the hand of Israel; and he smote it with the edge of that he sent to Jobab king of Madon, the sword, and all the souls that were and to the king of Shimron, and to the therein; he let none remain in it; but | king of Achshaph, dil unto the king thereof as he did unto 2 And to the kings that were on the the king of Jericho.

north of the mountains, and of the plains 31 And Joshua passed from Libnah, south of Cinneroth, and in the valley, and and all Israel with him, unto Lachish, and in the borders of Dor on the west, encamped against it, and fought against it: 3 And to the Canaanite on the east and

32 And the LORD delivered Lachish on the west, and to the Amorite, and the into the hand of Israel, which took it Hittite, and the Perizzite, and the Jebuon the second day, and smote it with site in the mountains, and to the Hivite the edge of the sword, and all the souls | under Hermon in the land of Mizpeh that were therein, according to all that 4 And they went out, they and all he had done to Libnah.

their hosts with them, much people, even 33 ? Then Horam king of Gezer came as the sand that is upon the sea shore op to help Lachish; and Joshua smote in multitude, with horses and chariots vehim and his people, until he had left|ry many: him none remaining;

5 And when all these kings were met 34 QAnd from Lachish Joshua passed un- together, they came and pitched together to Eglon, and all Israel with him; and they at the waters of Merom, to tight against Encamped against it, and fought against it: | Israel.

35 And they took it on that day, and 6. And the LORD said unto Joshua, smote it with the edge of the sword, and Be not afraid because of them: for toall the souls that were therein he utterly morrow about this time will I deliver them destroyed that day, according to all that up all slain before Israel : thou shalt he had done to Lachish.

hough their horses, and burn their char36 And Joshua went up from Eglon, iots with fire. and all Israel with him, unto Hebron ; 7 So Joshua came, and all the people and they fought against it :

of war with him, against them by the wa57 And they took it, and smote it with ters of Merom suddenly, and they fell the edge of the sword, and the king il upon them. thereof, and all the cities thereof, and all 8 And the Lord delivered them into the souls that were therein ; he left none the hand of Israel, who smote them, and remaining (according to all that hc had chased them unto great Zidon, and unte

200 Hazor takon and burned. JOSHUA.

Divers kings smitten. Misrcphoth-maim, and unto the valley of || left in the land of the children of Israel : Mizpeh eas ward; and they smote them, only in Gaza, in Gath, and in Ashdod, umil they left them none remaining. there remained.

9 And Joshua did unto them as the 23 So Joshua took the whole land, acLord bude him: he houghed their horses, cording to all that the LORD said unto and burnt their chariots with fire.

Moses, and Joshua gave it for an inher10 s And Joshua at that time turned itance unto Israel according to their diback, and took Hazor, and smote the visions by their tribes. And th. land restking thereof with the sword : for Hazored from war. before-time was the head of all those

CHAP. XII. kingdoms.

1 The trvo kings whose countries Moses 11 And they smote all the souls that took and disposed of. 7 The one and were therein with the edge of the sword, thirty kings on the other side Jordan utterly destroying them : there was not which Joshua smote. any left to breathe : and he burnt Hazor N which the children of Israel smote, with fire.

12 And all the cities of those kings, and and possessed their land on the other side all the kings of them, did Joshua take, Jordan towards the rising of the sun, from and smote them with the edge of the the river Arnon, unto mount Hermon, and sword, and he utterly destroyed them, | all the plain on the east : as Moses the servant of the LORD com- 2 Sihon king of the Amorites, who manded.

dwelt in Heshbon, and ruled from Arcer, 13 But as for the cities that stond still which is upon the bank of the river Arin their strength, Israel burned none of non, and from the middle of the river, them, save Hazor only ; that did Joshua and from half Gileadl, even unto the river burn.

Jabbok, which is the border of the chil14 And all the spoil of these cities, and dren of Ammon; the cattle, the children of Israel took for a 3 And from the plain to the sea of Cinprey unto themselves : but every man neroth on the east, and unto the sea of the they smote with the edge of the sword, plain, even the salt sea on the east, the way until they had destroyed them, neither to Beth-jeshimoth; and from the south, left they any to breathe.

under Ashdoth-pisgah: 15 T As the LORD commanded Moses 4 And the coast of Og king of Bashan, his servant, so did Moses command Josh- which was of the remnant of the giants, na, and so did Joshua : he left nothing that dwelt at Ashtaroth and at Edrei, undone of all that the LORD coinmanded 5 And reigned in mount Hermon, and Moses.

in Salcan, and in all Bashan, unto the 16 So Joshua took all that land, the hills, border of the Geshurites, and the Maachand all the south country, and all the || athites, and half Gilead, the border of land of Goshen, and the valley, and the Sihon king of Heshbon. plain, and the mountain of Israel, and the 6 Them did Moses the servant of the valley of the same;

LORD, and the children of Israel smite: 17 Even from the mount Halak, that and Moses the servant of the Lord gave goeth up to Seir, even unto Baal-gad, in it for a possession unto the Reubenites, the valley of Lebanon under mount Her- and the Gadites, and the half-tribe of mon: and all their kings he took, and Manasseh.. smote them, and slew them.

7 | And these ar the kings of the 18 Joshua made war a long time with all country which Joshua and the children those kings.

of Israel smote on this side Jordan on the 19 There was not a city that made peace | west, from Baal-gad in the valley of Lebwith the children of Israel, save the Hi- anon, even unto the mount Halak that vites the inhabitants of Gibeon: all other l goeth up to Scir ; which Joshua gave unthey took in battle.

to the tribes of Israel for a possession ac20 For it was of the Lord to harden cording to their divisions; their hearts, that they should come a- 8 In the mountains, and in the valleys, gainst Israel in battle, that he might de- and in the plains, and in the springs, and stroy them utterly, and that they might in the wilderness, and in the south counhave no favour, but that he might destroy try; the Hittites, the Amorites, and the them, as the Lord commanded Moses. Canaanites, the Perizzites, the Hivites,

21 | And at that time came Joshua and and the Jebusites : cut off the Anakims from the mountains, 9 The king of Jericho, one; the king from Hebron, from Debir, from Anab, of Ai, which is beside Beth-el, one ; and from all the mountains of Judah, and 10 The king of Jerusalem, one; the from all the mountains of Israel: Joshua king of Hebron, one ; destroved them utterly with their cities. 11 The king of Jarmuth, one; the king

22 There was none of the Anakims ll of Lachish, one;

The bounds of the land CHAP. XIII. not yet conquered. 201 12 The king of Eglon, one; the king of which Moses gave them, beyond Jordan Gezer, one;

eastward, even as Moses the servant of 13 The king of Debir, one; the king of the LORD gave them; Geder, one;

9 From Aroer that is upon the bank 14 The king of Hormah, one; the king of the river Arnon, and the city that is in of Arad, one ;

the midst of the river, and all the plain of 15 The king of Libnah, one; the king : Medeba unto Dibon ; of Adullam, one;

10 And all the cities of Sihon king of 16 The king of Makkedah, one ; the the Amorites, which reigned in Heshking of Beth-el, one ;

bon, unto the border of the children of 17 The king of Tappuah, one; the king | Ammon; of Hepher, one;

11 And Gilead, and the border of the 18 The king of Aphek, one ; the king Geshurites and Maachathites, and all of Lasharon, one ;

mount Hermon, and all Bashan unto Sal19 The king of Madon, one ; the king cah ; of Hazor, one;

12 All the kingdom of Og in Bashan, 20 The king of Shimron-meron, one; which reigned in Ashtaroth and in Edrei, the king of Achshaph, one ;

who remained of the remnant of the gi21 The king ef Taanach, one; the king ants. For these did Moscs smite, and cast of Megiddo, one;

them out. 22 The king of Kedesh, one; the king 13 Nevertheless, the children of Israel of Jokneam of Carmel, one ;

expelled not the Geshurites, nor the 23 The king of Dor in the coast of Dor, Maachathites : but the Geshurites and me; the king of the nations of Gilgal, | the Maachathites dwell among the Israelone;

ites until this day. 24 The king of Tirzah, one : all the 14 Only unto the tribe of Levi he gave kings thirty and one.

none inheritance; the sacrifices of the CHAP. XIII.

LORD God of Israel made by fire are 2 The bounds of the land not yet conquered. || their inheritance, as he said unto them. 14,33 The Lord andhis sacrificesare the 15 || And Meses gave unto the tribe of

Levites inheritance, 22 Balaam is slain. | the children of Reuben inheritance acNow OW Joshua was old and stricken in corcling to their families.

years, and the LORD said unto him, 16 And their coast was from Aroer Thou art old and stricken in years, and that is on the bank of the river Arnon, there remaineth yet very much land to be and tlie city that is in the midst of the rivpossessed

er, and all the plain by Mcdeba; 2 This is the land that yet remaincth: 17 Heshbon, and all her cities that are all the borders of the Philistines, and all in the plain ; Dibon, and Bamotlı-baal, Geshuri,

and Betilaal-meon, 3 From Sihor, which is before Egypt, 18 And Jahaza, and Kedcmoth, and even unto the borders of Ekron north- Mephaath, ward, which is counted to the Canaanite: 19 An Kirjathaim, ardSilmah, and Zafive lords of the Philistines; the Gaza- reth-shahar in the mount of the valley, thites, and the Ashdothites, the Eshka- 20 And Reth-peor, and Ashdoth-pisgah, lonites, the Gittites, and the Ekronites ; | and Beth-je himoth, also the Avites :

21 And all the cities of the plain, and 4 From the south all the land of the all the kingdom of Sihon king of the Canaanites, and Mearah that is beside | Amorites, which reigned in Heshbon, the Sidonians, unto Aphek to the bor- / whom Moses smote with the princes of ders of the Amorites :

Midian, Evi, and Rekem, and Zur, and 5 And the land of the Giblites, and | Hur, and Reha, which were dukes of Siall Lebanon toward the sun-rising, from | hon, dwelling in the country. Baal-gad under mount Hermon unto the 22 | Balaam also the son of Beor, the entering into Hamath.

sooth-sayer, did the children of Israel slay 6 All the inhabitants of the hill-country with the sword, among them that were from Lebanon unto Misrephoth-maim, || slain by them. and all the Sidonians, them will I drive 23 And the border of the children of out from before the children of Israel : | Reuben was Jordan, and the border thereonly divide thou it by lot unto the Isra- | of. This was the inheritance of the chilelites for an inheritance, as I have com- dren of Reuben afier their families, the manded thee.

cities and the villages thereof. 7 Now therefore divide this land for an 24 And Moses gave inherilance unto the inheritance unto the nine tribes, and the tribe of Gad, even unto the children of half-tribe of Manasseh,

Gal according to their families. 8 With whom the Reubenites and the -5 And their coast was Jazer, and all Gadites have received their inheritance, ll the cities of Gilead, and half the land of

my God.

202 Inheritance of Manasseh. JOSHUA.

Caleb obtaineth Hebron. the children of Ammon, unto Aroer that || Thou knowest the thing that the LORD

26 and from Heshbon unto Ramath- | ing me and thies in Kadesa-barnego mizpeh, and Betonim ; and from Maha- 7 Forty years old was I when Moses naim unto the border of Debir ;

the servant of the LORD sent me from 27 And in the valley, Beth-aram, and | Kadesh-barnea to espy out the land; and Beth-nimrah, and Succoth, and Zaphon, | I brought him word again as it was in the rest of the kingdom of Sihon king of mine heart. Heshbon, Jordan and his border, even un- 8 Nevertheless, my brethren that went to the edge of the sea of Cinneroth, on up with me made the heart of the people the other side Jordan eastward.

melt : but I wholly followed the LORD 28 This is the inheritance of the children of Gad after their families, the cit- 9 And Moses sware on that day, sayies, and their villages.

ing, Surely the land whereon thy fcet have 29 | And Moses gave inheritance unto trodden shall be thine inheritance, and the half-tribe of Manasseh; and this was thy children's for ever; because thou hast the possession of the half-tribe of the chil | wholly followed the Lord my God. dren of Manasseh by their families.

10 And now, behold, the Lord hath 30 And their coast was from Mahana- kept me alive, as he said, these forty and im, all Bashan, all the kingdom of Og five years, even since the LORD spake king of Bashan, and all the towns of Jair, this word unto Moses, while the children which are in Bashan, threescore cities : of Israel wandered in the wilderness : and

31 And half Gilead, and Ashtaroth, and now, lo, I am this day fourscore and five Edrei, cities of the kingdom of Og in Ba- years old. shan, were pertaining unto the children of 11 As yet I am as strong this day, as I Machir the son of Manasseh, even to the was in the day that Moses sent me : as one half of the children of Machir by my strength was then, even so is my their families.

strength now, for war, both to go out, and 32 Theseare the countries which Moses to come in. did distribute for inheritance in the plains 12 Now therefore give me this mounof Moab, on the other side Jordan by taily, whereof the LORD spake in that day; Jericho eastward.

for thou heardest in that day how the 33 But unto the tribe of Levi Moses Anakims were there, and that the cities gave not any inheritance: the LORD God were great and fenced: if so be the LORD of Israel was their inheritance, as he said I will be with me, then I shall be able to unto them.

drive them out, as the LORD said. CHAP. XIV.

13 And Joshua blessed him, and gave 1 The nine tribes and an half are to have into Caleb the son of Jephụnneh Hebron

their inheritance by lot. 6 Caleb by priv- for an inheritance. ilege obtaineth Hebron.

14 Hebron therefore became the inherchildren of Israelinherited in the land Kenezite unto this day ; because that he of Canaan, which Eleazar the priest, and wholly followed the LORD God of Israel. Joshua the son of Nun, and the heads of 15 And the name of Hebron before the fathers of the tribes of the children of tvas Kirjath-arba ; which Arba was a Israel distributed for inheritance unto great man among the Anakims. And the them.

land had rest from war. 2 By lot was their inheritance, as the

CHAP. XV. Lord commanded by the hand of Moses, | 1 The borders of the lol of Judah. 13 Cafor the nine tribes, and for the half-tulie. leb's portion and conquest. 16 Othniel's

3 For Moses had given the inheritance valour and reward. 21 The cities of Juof two tribes and an half-tribe on the dah. 63 The Jebusites not conquered. other side, Jordanie but unto the Levites | T'His then was the lot of the tribe of

4 For the children of Joseph were two lies ; even to the border of Edom, the tribes, Manasseh and Ephraim: therefore wilderness of Zin southward evas the utthey gave no part unto the Levites in termost part of the south coast. the land, save cities to dwell in, with 2 And their south border was from the their suburbs for their cattle, and for their shore of the salt sea, from the bay that substance.

looketh southward : 5 As the LORD commanded Moses, so 3 And it went out to the south side to the children of Israel did, and they di- Maaleh-acrabbim, and passed along to vided the land.

Zin, and ascended up on the south side 6 4 Then the children of Judah came unto Kadesh-barnea, and passed along to unto Joshua in Gilgal : and Caleb the Hezron, and went up to Adar, and fetchof Jephunneh the Kenezite said unto him, "ed a compass to Karkaa:

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