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CHAP. X. to perpetual bondage We are your servants: therefore servant Moses to give you all the now make ye a league with land, and to destroy all the inhabi

tants of the land from before you, 12 This our bread we took hot therefore we were sore afraid of for our provision out of our houses our lives because of you, and have on the day we came forth to go done this thing. unto you, but now, behold, it is 25 And now, behold, we are in dry, and it is mouldy:

thy hand: as it seemeth good and 13 And these bottles of wine right unto thee to do unto us, which we filled, were new, and be- do. hold they be rent; and these our 26 And so did he unto them, and garments and our shoes are be- delivered them out of the hand of come old by reason of the very long the children of Israel, that they journey.

slew them not. 14 And the men took of their 27 And Joshua made them that victuals, and asked not counsel at day hewers of wood and drawers the mouth of the LORD.

of water for the congregation and 15 And Joshua made peace with for the altar of the LORD, even them, and made a league with unto this day, in the place which them, to let them live and the he should choose. princes of the congregation sware

CHAP. X. unto them.

Five Kings combine. 16 Andrit came tot eparheat hire Nonit came to pass Jewhen made a league with them, that they lem had heard how Joshua had heard that they were their neigh- taken Ai, and had utterly destroy hours, and that they dwelt among ed it; as he had done to Jeri them.

cho and her king, so he had done 17 And the children of Israel to Ai and her king; and how the journeyed, and came unto their inhabitants of Gibeon had made cities on the third day. Now peace with Israel, and were among their cities were Gibeon, and them; Chephirah, and Beeroth, and 2 That they feared greatly, beKirjath-jearim.

cause Gibeon was a great city, as 18 And the children of Israel one of the royal cities, and because smote

them not, because the it was greater than Ai, and all the princes of the congregation had men thereof were migḥty. sworn unto them by the LORD 3 Wherefore Adoni-zedek king God of Israel. Anl all the con- of Jerusalem sent unto Hoham king gregation murmurel against the of Hebron, and unto Piram king of princes.

Jarmuth, and unto Japhia king of 19 But all the prices said unto Lachish, and unto Debir king of all the congregatio, We have Eglon, saying, sworn unto them by the LORD God 4 Come up unto me, and help of Israel: now therefore we may me, that we may smite Gibeon not touch them.

for it hath made peace with 20 This we will dɔ to them; we Joshua and with the children of will even let them live, lest wrath Israel. be upon us, because of the oath 5 Therefore the five kings of the which we sware unto them. Amorites, the king of Jerusalem,

21 And the princes said unto the king of Hebron, the king of them, Let them live; but let them Jarmuth, the king of Lachish, be hewers of wood, and drawers of the king of Eglon, gathered them water unto all the congregation; selves together, and went up, they as the princes had promised them. and all their hosts, and encamped

22 TAnd Joshua called for them, before Gibeon, and made war and he spake unto them, saying, against it. Wherefore have se beguiled us, 6 1 And the men of Gibeon sent saying, We are very far from you; unto Joshua to the camp to Gilgal, when ye dwell among us?

saying, Slack not thy hand from 23 Now therefore ye are cursed, thy servants; come up to us quickand there shall none of you be ly, and save us, and help us : for freed from being bond-men, and all the kings of the Amorites that hewers of wood and drawers of dwell in the mountains are gatherwater for the house of my God. ed together against us.

24 And they answered Joshua, 7 So Joshua ascended from Giland said, Because it was certainly gal, he, and all the people of war told thy servants, how that the with him, and all the mighty men LORD thy God commanded his of valour.

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Sun and moon stand still. JOSHUA, The five kings stain.

8 1 And the LORD said unto which remained of them entered Joshua, Fear them not: for I have into fenced cities. delivered them into thy hand; there 21 And all the people returned shall not a man of them stand be-to the camp to Joshua at Makfore thee.

kedah in peace: none moved his 9 Joshua therefore came unto tongue against any of the children them suddenly, and went up from of Israel. Gilgal all night.

22 Then said Joshua, Open the 10 And the LORD discomfited mouth of the cave, and bring out them before Israel, and slew them those five kings unto me out of the with a great slaughter at Gibeon, cave. and chased them along the way 23 And they did so, and brought that goeth up to Beth-horon, and forth those five kings unto him out smote them to Azekah, and unto of the cave, the king of Jerusalem, Makkedah.

the king of Hebron, the king of Jar11 And it came to pass as they muth, the king of Lachish,

and the fled from before Israel, and were king of Eglon. in the going down to Beth-horon, 1 And it came to pass, when tha the LORD cast down great they brought out those kings unto stones from heaven upon them

unto Joshua, that Joshua called for all Azekah, and they died: they were the men of Israel, and said unto the more which died with hailstones captains of the men of war which than they whom the children of Is-went with him, Come near, put rael slew with the sword.

your feet upon the necks of these 12 T Then spake Joshua to the kings. And they came near, and LORD in the day when the LORD put their feet upon the necks of delivered up the Amorites before them. the children of Israel, and he 25 And Joshua said unto them, said in the sight of Israel, Sun, Fear not, nor be dismayed, be stand thou still upon Gibeon, and strong and of good courage: for thou Moon, in the valley of thus shall the LORD do to all Ajalon.

your enemies against whom ye 13 And the sun stood still, and fight. the moon stayed, until the people 26 And afterward Joshua smote had avenged themselves upon them, and sew them, and hanged their enemies. Is not this written them on five trees : and they were in the book of Jasher ? So the sun hanging upon the trees until the stood still in the midst of heaven, evening. and hasted not to go down about a 27 And it came to pass at the whole day.

time of the going down of the 14 And there was no day like sun, that Joshua commanded, and that before it or after it, that the they took them down off the LORD hearkened unto the voice of trees, and cast them into the cave a man: for the LORD fought for wherein they had been hid, and Israel.

laid great stones in the cave's 15 I And Joshua returned, and mouth, which remain until this all Israel with him, unto the camp very day. to Gilgal.

28 1 And that day Joshua took 16 But these five kings fled, and Makkedah, and smote it with the hid themselves in a cave at Mak- edge of the sword, and the king kedah.

thereof he utterly

destroyed, 17 And it was told Joshua, say: them, and all the souls that were ing, The five kings are found hid therein; he let none remain: and in a cave at Makkedah.

he did to the king of Makkedah 18 And Joshua said, Roll great as he did unto the king of Jeristones upon the mouth of the cave, cho. and set men by it for to keep 29 Then Joshua passed from them:

Makkedah, and all Israel with him, 19 And stay ye not, but pursue unto Libnah, and fought against after your enemies, and smite the Libnah: hindmost of them; suffer them not 30 And the LORD delivered it to enter into their cities for the also, and the king thereof, into the LORD your God hath delivered hand of Israel: and he smote it them into your hand.

with the edge of the gword, and ali 20 And it came to pass, when the souls that were therein; he let Joshua

and the children of Israel none remain in it; but did unto the had made an end of slaying them king thereof as he did unto the with a very great slaughter, till king of Jericho. they were consumed, that the rest 31 T And Joshua passed from

Lachish, Eglon, &c. taken. CHAP. XI. Divers kings smitten Libnah, and all Israel with him,

CHAP. XI. unto Lachish, and encamped

Divers Kings overcome. against , against it: ND it came to pass, when Lachish into the hand of Israel, heard those things, that he sent to which took it on the second day, Jobab king of Madon, and to the and smote it with the edge of the king of Shimron, and to the king sword, and all the souls that were of Achshaph, therein, according to all that he 2 And to the kings that were on had done to Libnah.

the north of the mountains, and 33 | Then Horam king of Gezer of the plains south of Cinneroth, came up to help Lachish; and and in the valley, and in the borJoshua smote him and his people, ders of Dor on the west, until he had left him none re 3 And to the Canaanite on maining:

the east and on the west, and to 34 1 And from Lachish Joshua the Amorite, and the Hittite, and passed unto Eglon, and all Israel the Perizzite, and the Jebusite in with him: and they encamped the mountains, and to the Hivite against it, and fought against it: under Hermon in the land of

35 And they took it on that Mizpeh. day, and smote it with the edge of 4 And they went out, they and the sword, and all the souls that all their hosts with them, much were therein he utterly destroyed people, even as the sand that is that day, according to all that he upon the sea-shore in multitude, had done to Lachish.

with horses and chariots very 36 And Joshua went up from many. Eglong, and all Israel with him, 5 And when all these kings were unto Hebron; and they fought met together,

they came and pitchagainst it:

ed together at the waters of Me. 37 And they took it, and smote rom, to fight against Israel. it with the edge of the sword, and 6 | And the LORD said unto the king thereof, and all the cities Joshua, Be not afraid because of thereof, and all the souls that were them: for to-morrow about this therein; he left none remaining time will I deliver them up all (according to all that he had done slain before Israel: thou shalt to Eglon) but destroyed it utterly, hough their horses, and burn their and all the souls that were chariots with fire. therein.

7 So Joshua came, and all the 38 | And Joshua returned, and people of war with him, against all Israel with him, to Debir ; and them by the waters of Merom fought against it:

suddenly, and they fell apon 39 And he took it, and the king them. thereof, and all the cities thereof, 8 And the LORD delivered them and they smote them with the edge into the hand of Israel, who of the sword, and utterly destroyed smote them, and chased them all the souls that were therein; be unto great Zidon, and unw Misleft none remaining: as he had rephoth-maim, and unto the valley done to Hebron, so he did to Debir, of Mizpeh eastward ; and they and to the king thereof; as he had smote them, until they left them done also to Libnah, and to her none remaining. king.

9 And Joshua did unto them as 40 TT So Joshua smote all the the LORD bade him: he houghed country of the hills, and of the their horses, and burnt their south, and of the vale, and of the chariots with fire. springs, and all their kings : he left 10 T And Joshua at that time none remaining, but utterly de- turned back, and took Hazor, and stroyed all that breathed, as the smote the king thereof with the LORD God of Israel commanded. sword: for Hazor before-time was

41 And Joshua smote them from the head of all those kingdoms. Kadesh-barnea even unto Gaza, 11 And they smote all the souls and all the country of Goshen, that were therein with the edge of even unto Gibeon.

the sword, utterly destroying them : 42 And all these kings and their there was not any left to breathe : land did Joshua take at one time; and he burnt Hazor with fire. because the LORD God of Israel 12 And all the cities of those fought for Israel.

kings, and all the kings of them, 43 And Joshua returned, and all did Joshua take, and smote them Israel with him, unto the camp to with the edge of

the sword, and Gilgal.

he utterly destroyed them, 28

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The Anakims cut off. JOSHUA, Conquests of the Israelites Moses the servant of the LORD | Israel smote, and possessed their commanded.

land on the other side Jordan to13 But as for the cities that stood ward the rising of the sun, from still in their strength, Israel burned the river Arnon, unto mount Hernone of them, save Hazor only; mon, and all the plain on the that did Joshua burn.

east: 14 And all the spoil of these 2 Sihon king of the Amorites, cities, and the cattle, the children who dwelt in Heshbon, and ruled of Israel took for a prey unto them- from Aroer, which is upon the selves: but every man they smote bank of the river Arnon, and from with the edge of the sword, until the middle of the river, and from they had destroyed them, neither half Gilead, even unto the river left they any to breathe.

Jabbok, which is the border of the 15 1T As the LORD commanded children of Ainmon; Moses his servant, so did Moses 3 And from the plain to the sea command Joshua, and so did Jo- of Cinneroth on the east, and unto shua: he left nothing undone of the sea of the plain, even the salt all that the Lord commanded sea on the east, the way to BethMoses

jeshimoth; and from the south, un16 So Joshua took all that land, der Ashdoth-pisgah: the hills, and all the south country, 4 And the coast of Og king of and all the land of Goshen, and the Bashan, which was of the remnant valley, and the plain, and the of the giants, that dwelt at Ashtamountain of Israel, and the valley roth and at Edrei, of the same;

5 And reigned in mount Hermon, 17 Even from mount Halak, that and in Salcah, and in all Bashan, goeth up to Seir, even unto Baal- unto the border of the Geshurites, gad, in the valley of Lebanon un- and the Maachathites, and half der mount Hermon: and all their Gilead, the border of Sihon king of kings he took, and smote them, and Heshbon. Elew them.

6 Them did Moses the servant of 18 Joshua made war a long time the LORD, and the children of Israel with all those kings.

smite: and Moses the servant of 19 There was not a city that the LORD gave it for a possesmade peace with the children of sion unto the Reubenites, and the lsrael, save the Hivites the inhabi- Gadites, and the half-tribe of Matants of Gibeon: all other they took nasseh. in battle.

7.1 And these are the kings of 20 For it was of the LORD to the country which Joshua and the harden their hearts, that they children of Israel smote on this should come against Israel in bat- side Jordan on the west, from Baaltle, that he might destroy them ut- gad in the valley of Lebanon, even terly, and that they might have no unto the mount Halak that goeth up favour, but that he might destroy to Seir; which Joshua gave unto them, as the LORD commanded the tribes of Israel for a posMoses.

session according to their di21 1 And at that time came Jo- visions ; shua and cut off the Anakims from 8 In the mountains, and in the mountains, from Hebron, from the valleys, and in the plains, and Debir, from Anab, and from all the in the springs, and in the wildermountains of Judah, and from all ness, and in the south country; the mountains of Israel: Joshua the Hittites, the Amorites, and the destroyed them utterly with their Canaanites, the Perizzites, the Hi cities.

vites, and the Jebusites: 22 There was none of the Ana 9 The king of Jericho, one; kims left in the land of the children the king of Ai, which is beside of Israel: only in Gaza, in Gath, Beth-el, one; and in Ashdod, there remained. 10 The king of Jerusalem, one;

23 So Joshua took the whole the king of Hebron, one; land, according to all that the 11 The king of Jarmuth, one ; LORD said unto Moses, and Joshua the king of Lachish, one; gave it for an inheritance unto Is 12 The king of Eglon, one; tho rael according to their divisions by king of Gezer, one ; their tribes. And the land rested 13 The king of Debir, one; the from war.

king of Geder, one; CHAP. XII.

14 The king of Hormah, one ; Conquests of Moses and Joshua. king of Arad, one: Niwathese are the kings of the

15 The king of Libnah, onc; thể land, which the children of king of Adullam, one ;

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Bounds of unsubdued land. CHAP. XIII. Inheritance of Rcuber

16 The king of Makkedah, one; ver, and all the plain of Medeba the king of Beth-el,

one;

unto Dibon ; 17 The king of Tappuah, one; 10 And all the cities of Sihon the king of Hepher, one;

king of the Amorites, which reign18 The king of Aphek, one; the ed in Heshbon, unto the border of king of Lasharon, one;

the children of Ammon; 19 The king of Madon, one; the 11 And Gilead, and the border king of Hazor, one;

of the Geshurites and Maachathi20 The king of Shimron-meron, tes, and all mount Hermon, and all one; the king of Achshaph, one; Bashan unto Salcah;

21' Tho king of Taanach, one; 12 All the kingdom of Og in Ba the king of Megiddo, one; shan, which reigned in Ashtaroth

22 The king of Kedesh, one; the and in Edrei, who remained of the king of Jokneam of Carmel, one; remnant of the giants. For these

23 The king of Dor in the coast did Moses sinite, and cast them of Dor, one; the king of the na- out, tions of Gilgal, one;

13 Nevertheless, the children of 24 The

king of Tirzah, one: all Israel expelled not the Geshurites, the kings hirty and one.

nor the Maachathites: but the CHAP. XIII.

Geshurites and the Maachathites Boundaries of the unsubdued dwell among the Israelites until Land.

this day. Nicken shu years, and anhe gave nane unheritance the achie

was and LORD said unto him, Thou art old fices of the LORD God of Israel and stricken in years, and there re- made by fire are their inheritance, maineth yet very much land to be as he said unto them. possessed.

15 11 And Moses gave unto the 2 This is the land that yet remain- tribe of the children of Reuben in eth: all the borders of the Philis- heritance according to their fa tines, and all Geshuri,,

milies. 3 From Sihor, which is before 16 And their coast was from Egypt, even unto the borders of Aroer that is on the bank of the ri Ekron northward, which is count- ver Arnon, and the city that is in ed to the Canaanite : five lords of the midst of the river, and all the the Philistines; the Gazathites, and plain by Medeba: the Ashdothites, the Eshkalonites, 17 Heshbon, and all her cities the Gittites, and the Ekronites; that are in the plain; Dibon, and also the Avites :

Bamoth-baal,and Beth-baal-meon, 4 From the south all the land of 18 And Jahaza, and Kedemoth, the Canaanites, and Mearah that is and Mephaath, beside the Sidonians, unto Aphek 19 And Kirjathaim, and Sibmah, to the borders of the Amorites: and Zareth-shahar in the mount of

5 And the land of the Giblites, and the valley, all Lebanon toward the sun-rising, 20 And Beth-peor, and Ashdothfrom Baal-gad under mount Her- pisgah, and Beth-jeshimoth, mon unto the entering into Ha 21 And all the cities of the plain, math.

and all the kingdom of Sihon king 6 All the inhabitants of the hill- of the Amorites which reigned in country from Lebanon unto Misre- Heshbon, whom Moses smote with photh-maim, and all the Sidonians, the princes of Midian, Evi, and ihem will I drive out from before Rekem, and Zur, and' Hur, and the children of Israel: only divide Reba, which were dukes of Sihon, thou it by lot unto the Israelites for dwelling in the country. an inheritance, as I have command 22 | Balaam also the son of Beor, ed thee.

the sooth-sayer, did the children of 7 Now therefore divide this land Israel slay with the sword, among for an inheritance unto the nine them that were slain by them. tribes, and the half-tribe of Manas 23 And the border of the children seh,

of Reuben was Jordan, and the 8 With whom the Reubenites and border thereof. This was the inthe Gadites have

received their in- heritance of the children of Reuheritance, which Moses gave them, ben, after their families, the cities beyond Jordan eastward, even as and the villages thereof. Moses the servant of the LORD 24 And Moses gave inheritance gave them;

unto the tribe of Gad, even unto 9 From Aroer that is upon the the children of Gad according to bank of the river Arnon, and the their families. city that is in the midst of the ri 25 And their coast was Jazer

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