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Lana) recetveth the spics. CHAP. S.

Thelt returns the Gadites, and to half lle tribe of, know that the LORD hath given you Banasseh, spake Joshua, saying, the land, and that your terror is fallen

13 Reinember the word which Moupon us, and that all the inhabitants ses the servant of the LORD command of the land saint because of you. ed you, saying, The LORD your God 10 For we have heard bow the LORD hatá given you rest, and bath given dried up the water of the Red Sea for you this land.

you, when ye came out of Egypt; and 14 Your wives, your little ones, and what ye did unto the two kings of the your cartle, shall remain in the land Amorites, that were on the other side which Moses gave you on this side Jordan, Sibon and Og, whom ye utJordan; but ye shall pass before your terly destroyed. brethren armed, all the mighty mea 11 And as soon as we had heard these of valour, and help them :

things, our hearts did melt, neithe: 15 Until the LORD have given your did there remain any inore courage in brethren rest, as he hath given you any man, because of you for the and they also tave possessed the land LORD your God, be is God in heaven which the LORD your God giveth above, and in earth beneath, tbem : then ye shall return unto the 12 Now therefore, I pray you, swear Japd of your possession, and enjoy it, unto me by the LORD, since I have which cses the LORD's servant gareshewed you kindness, that ve will also you on this side Jordan toward the shew kindness unto my father's house, Sun-rising

and give ine a true token : 169 And they answered Joshua, say 13 And that ye will save alire my irg, All that thou commandest us, we father, and my inother, and my brewill do, and whithersoever thou send thren, and my sisters, and all that est us, we will go.

they have, and deliver our lives froin 17 According as we hearkened unto deatb. Moses in all things, so will we hearken 14 And the men answered ber, Our urto thee : only the LORD thy God be life for yours, if ye utter 1.0t this our with thee, as be was with Moses. business. And it shall be, when the

18 Whosoever he be that doth rebel LORD hath given us the land, that we against thy commandment, and will will deal kindly and truly with thee. not hearken unto thy words in all that 15 Then she let them down by a cord tbou commandest him, he shall be put through the window: for her house to death : only be strong and of a good was upon the towo-wall, and she Courage.

dwelt upon the wall. CHAP. II.

16 And she said unto them, Get you AND Joshua the son of Nun sent to the mountain, lest the pursuers

out of Shittim two men to spy meet you; and hide yourselves there secretly, saying, Go view the land, three days, until the pursuers be reeren Jericho. And they went, and turned ; and afterward may ye go your came into an harlot house, name way. Rabab, and lodged there.

17 And the men said unto her, We 2 And it was told

the king of Jeri- will be blameless of this thine oath cho, saying, Behold, there came men which thou hast made us swear. in bither to-night of tve children of 18 Behold, when we come into the Israel, to search out the country. land, thou shalt bind this line of scar

3 And the king of Jericho sent unto let thread in the window which thou Rahab, saying, Bring forth the men didst let us down by: and thou shalt that are come to thee, which are en- bring thy father, and thy mother, and tered into thine house: for they be thy brethren, and all thy father's come to search out all the country.

bousehold bome unto thee. 4. And the woman took the two men, 19 And it shall be, that whosoever and hid them, and said thus, Theré shall go out of the doors of thy house came men unto me, but I wist not into the street, his blood shall be upon whence they were.

his bead, and we will be guiltless : and 5 And it came to pass about the time whosoever shall be with thee in the of shutting of the gate, when it was house, bis blood shall be on our head, dark, that the men went out: whither it any hand be upon him. the men went I wot not: pursue after

20 And if thou utter this our busithem quickly; for ye shall overtake ness, then we will be quit of thine tbem.

oath which thou hast inade us to 6 But she had brought them up to swear. the roof of the house, and hid ther. 21 And she said, According unto with the stalks of flax, which she had your words, so be it. And she seot Jaid in order upon the roof.

them away, and they departed : and 7 And the nien pursued after them she bound the scarlet 'line in the the way to Jordan unto the fords: and window. as soon as they which pursued after 22 And they went, and came unto them were gone out, they shut the the mountain, and abode there three

days, until the pursuers were re& And belore they were laid down, tuined: and the pursuers sought them she canie up unto them upon the throughout all the way, but found then roof:

not. 9 And she said unto the men, 1 23 | So the two men returned ; and


AND Joshua

Joshua comcil to Jordan.

JOSIUA. The people pass mer Jordan descended from the mountain, and ing the ark of the corenunt before the passed over, and came to Josua the people ; Son of Nun, and told blia all things 13 And as they that bare the arka that befel them:

were come unto Jordan, and the feet 24 And they said urto Joshua, Truly of the priests that bare the ark were the LORD bath delivered into our dipped mi the brim of the water. (for hand all the land; for even all the Jordan overfloweth all his banks all inhabitants of the country do famt the time oi harrest,) becausa of us.

10 That the waters which came down CHAP. 11.

from above stood, and rose up upou an rose early in the heap vere far from the city Adam, morning; and they removed from that is beside Zare on: and ihose that Shitun, ane came to Jordan, he and came down toward the sea of the plain, all the children of Israel, and lodged am the salt sea, failed, and were cui tere before they passed over.

ol: and the people passed over right 24 And it came to pass after three against Jericho. ays, that the otticers went brough And the priests that hare the ark the host;

of the covenant of the LORD stood 3 Aod they commanded the people, firm on dry ground in the midst of $.ring, Woen ve see the ark of the Joulan, and all the Israelites passed cuwenant of the LORD your God, and over on dry ground, until all the peothe priests tie Levite, bearing it, then ple were passed clear over Jordan. We shall remove from your place, and

CHAP. IV. go after it.


ND it came to pass, when all the 4 Yet there shall be a space between people were clean passed over you and it, about two thousand cubits Jordan, that the LORD spake unto Jom by measure: come not near unto it, sbua, saying, that ye way know the way by which 2 Take you twelve men out of the ve must go : for ye have not passed people, out of erery tribe a man, This way heretofore.

3 And command ye therlı, saying, 59 And Joshua said unto the people, Take you hence out of the midst or Sanctify yourselres : for to-morrow tbe Jordan, out of the place wbere the LORD will do wonders among you. priests' fcet stocd firni, twelve stones,

6 And Joshua spake unto the priests, and ye shall carry then over with you, saying, Take up the ark of the cove- and leare them in the lodging-place, nant, and pass over before the people. where ye shit! lodge this nigbi. And they took up the ark of the cove 4 Then Joshua called the twelve Dant, and went before the people. men, whom he bud prepared of the

7 41 And the LORD said unto Joshua, children of Israel, out of every tribe a This day will I begin to magnify thee nan: in the sight of ali Israel, that they may 5 And Joshua said unto them, Pass know that, as I was with Moses, so I over before the ark of the LORD your will be with thee.

Gol into the midst of Jordan, and take & And thou shalt command the ye up every inau of you a stone upon priests that bear the art of the cohis shoulder, according unto the nunvenant, saying, When ye are come to ber of the tiibes of the children of the brink of the water of Jordan, ye Israel: sball stand still in Jordan.

6 Tbat this may be a sign among 9 G And Joshua said unto the chil- you, that wben your children ask their dren of Israei, Come rither, and lear fatkers in time to come, saying, What the words of the LORD your God. mean ye by tbese stones?

10 And Joshua said, Hereby ye shal! 7 Then ye sball answer them, That know that the living God is ainong you, the waters of Jordan were cut off beand that be will without tail drive out fore the ark of the covenant of the from before you the Canaanutes, and LORD ; when it passed over Jordan, the Hittites, and the Hivites, and the the waters of Jordan were cut off : and l'erizzites, and the Girgashites, and these stones shail he for a inemorial be Ainorites and the Jehl'sites. into the children of Israel for ever.

11 Behold, the art of the covenant 8 An the children of Israel did so of the LORD of all the eab passeth as Jusi ua commanded, and took up over before you into Jordan.

twelve stones out of the midst of Joi. 12 Now therefore take you twelve 12:1, as the LORD spake unto Joshua, inen out of the tribes of Israel, Oik on according to the number of the tribes erery tribe a man.

of the children of Israel, and carried 13 And it shall come to pass, as thein over with the unto the place soon as the soles of the feel of the wbere they lodged, and laid them priests that bear the art of the LORD, down there. the Lord of all the earth, shall rest in 9f And Joshua set up twelve stones the waters of Jordan, that the waters in the unidst of Jordan, in the place of Jordan shall be cut off from the where the feet of the priests wbich waters that coine down from abore ; bare the ark of the covenant stood; and they shall stand upon aa heap. and they are there unto this day.

* And it came to pass, when the 10 9 for the priests which bare the pomp -woved from their tents, to ark stood in the nudst of Jordan unul Muover Jordan, and the priests bear. every ibing was finished that the

Got magnifieth Joshua.

CHAP. V. The passoter kept at Gagal. LORD commanded Joshua to speak un-y Joshua, Make thee sharp knites, ar.d to the people, according to all that Mo-circumcise again the children of isses comnanded Joshua : and the peo- rael the second time. Ple basted and passed over.

3 And Joshua made bim sharp 11 And it came to pass, when all the knives, and circumcised the childrea people were clean passed over, that of Israel at the bill of the foreskios. the ark of the LORD passed over, and 4 And this is the cause why Josh.2 the priests, in the presence of the peo- did circumcise : All the people that ple.

came out of Egypt, that were males, 12 And the children of Renben, and even all the men of war, died in the the children of Gan, and half the tribe wilderness by the way, after they canne of Manasseh, passed over armed before out of Egypt. the children of Israel, as Moses spake 5 Now all the people that came out unto them:

were circamcised; but at the peugi 13 About forty thousand prepared that were born in the wilderness by for war passed over before the LORD the way as they came forth out onto battle, to the piains of Jes Egypt, them they had not circonciricho.

sed. 14 On that day the LORD magpified 6 For the children of Israel walked Joshua in the sight of all Israel, and forty years in the wilderness, till all They, feared bim, as they feared Moses, the people that were men of war, alihe days of his life.

which came out of Egypt, were con 15 f And the LORD spake unto Jo- sumed, because they obeyed on the sbua, saying,

voice of the LORD unto whoin the 16 Comunand the priests that bear LORD sware that be would not shew the ark of the testiraony, that they them the land, which the LORD sware come up out of Jordan.

unto their fathers that he would gise 17 Joshua therefore commanded the us, a tand that flowerb with milk and priests, saying, Come ye up out of boney. Jordan.

7. And their children, whom he raised 19 And it came to pass, when the up in their stead, them Joshua circumpriests that bare the ark of the corecised : for they were uncircumcised, nant of the LORD were come up out because they had not circumcised theni of the midst of Jordan, and the soles by the way, of tbe priests' feet were lifted up unto & And it came to pass, when they the dry land, that the waters of Jordan bad done circumcising all the people, Teturned unto their place, and flowed that they abode in their places in the over all his barks, as they did before. camp, till they were whole

19 | And the people came up out of 9 And the LORD said unto Jostua, Jordan on the tenth day of the first this day bave I rolled away the 16 month, and encamped in Gilgal, in the proach of Egypt from off you. Wtleie east border of Jericho.

fore the name of the place is called 20 | And those twelve stones, which Gilgal unto this day. they took out of Jordan did Joshua 10 And the children of Israel enpitch in Gilgal :

camped in Gilgal, and kept the pass. 21 And he spake unto the children over on the fourteenth day of the of Israel, saying, When your children month at even, in the plains o: shall ask their fathers in time to come, Jericbo. saying, What mean these stones? 11 And they did eat of the old

22 Then ye shall let your children of the land on the morrow after the puss know, saying, Israel caine over this over, unleavened cakes, and parched Jordan on dry land.

corn in the self-same day. 23 For the LORD your God dried up 12 And the manaa ceased on the the waters of Jordan from before you, morrow after they had ea en of the until ye were passed over, as the old corn of the land ; neither bad the LORD your God did to the Red Sea, children of Israel manna any wie; which he dried up from before us, un- but they did eat of the fruit of the land til we were gone over:

of Canaan that year. 24 That all the people of the earth 13 . And it came to pass, when Jomight know the band of the LORD, shua was by Jericbo, that be lifted up that it is inighty that ye might fear his eyes and looked, and bebold, there tbe LORD your God for ever

stood a man over against him with: CHAP V.

his sword drawn in his hand : and AND it came to pass, when all the Joshua went unto bim, and said unto

kings of the Anjorites, which were him, Art thou for us, or for our aa on the side of Jordan westward, and versaries? all the kings of the Canaanites, which 14 And he said, Nay ; but as captain arcrc by the sea, heard that the LORD or the bost of the LORD am I now had dried up the waters of Jordan come. And Joshun fell on his face to from before the children of Israel, un- the earth, and did worship, and said til we were passed over, that their unto him, Wbat saith my lord urto beart melted neither was tbere spi- his servant ? Tht in them any more, because of the 15 And the captain of the LORD'S cbiidren of Israei.

host said unto Joshua, Loose thy 20 Acthat time the LORD said unto sue from off thy foot ; lor ibune place

Jericho besieged.


Rahab presentee. whereon thou standest is holy. And, the dawning of the day, and compassed Joshua did so.

the city after the same manner seven CHAP ..

times: only on that day they compass NOW Jericho was straitly shut up: ed the city seren times.


16 And it came to pass at the seventh none went out, and none came in. time, when the priests blew with the

| And the LORD said unto Joshua, trumpets, Joshua said unto the people, See, I have given into tbine hand Je. Shout; for the LORD hath given you richo, and the king thereof, and the the city. inighty men of valour.

17 || And the city shall be accursed, 3 And ye shall compass the city, all even it, and all that are therein, 10 the ve men of war, and go round about the LORD: only Rahab the harlot shall live, city once. Thus shalt thou do six she and all that are with her in the days.

house, because she hid de messengers 4 And seven priests shall bear before that we sent. the ark seven trumpets of rams' horns : 18 And ye, in any wise keep your and the seventh day ye shall compass selves from the accursed thing, lest ye the city seven times, and the priests make yourselves accursed, when ye take shall blow with the trumpets.

of the accursed tbing, and make the 5 And it shall come to pass, that camp of Israel a curse, and trouble it. when they make a long blast with the 19 But all the silver, and gold, and ram's horn, and when ye hear the vessels of brass and iron, are consecrasound of the trumpet, all the people ted unto the LORD : they shall come sball shout with a great shout: and the into the treasury of the LORD. wall of the city shall fall down flat, and 20 | Sc the people shouted when the the people shall ascend up, every man priests blew with the trumpets: and it straight before bim.

came to pass, when the people heard 6 | And Joshua the son of Nun called the sound of the trumpets, and the the priests, and said unto them, Take people shouted with a great shout, up the ark of the corenant, and let that the wa!! tell down flat, so that the seven priests hear seren trumpets of people went up into the city, every rams''horns before the ark of the map straight before him, and they LORD.

took the city. 7 And he said unto the people, Pass 21 And they utterly, destroyed all on, and compass the city, and let him that was in the city, both man and that is armed pass on before the ark of woman, young and old, and ox, and the LORD.

sheep, and ass, with the edge of the 89 And t came to pass, wben Joshua sword. nad spoken into the people, that the 22 Buc Joshua had said unto the seven priests bearing the seven trum- two men that had spied out the coun. pets of rains' borns passed on before try, Go into the harlot's house, and the LORD, and biew with the trum- bring out thence the woman, and all pets, and the ark of the covenant of that she hath, as ye sware unto her. the LORD followed them.

23 And the young men that were 9 And the armed men went before spies wen: in, and brought out Rahab, the priests that blew with the trum- and her father, and her mother, and pers, and the rereward came after the her brethren, and all that she had ; ark, the priests going on, and blowing and they brought out ail her kindred, with the trumpets.

and let them without the camp of 10 And Joshua had commanded the Israel. people, saying, Ye shall not shout, nor 24 And they burnt the city with fire, inake any noise with your voice, nei- and all that was thereir: only the sila ther shall any word proceed out of ver, and the gold, and the vessels of your mouth, until the day I bid you brass and of iron, they put into the shout: then shall ye shout.

treasury of the house of the LORD. 11 So the ark of the LORD compassed 25 And Joshua saved Rabab the bar. the city, going about it once: and they lot alive, and her father's household, carne into the camp, and lodged in and all that she had ; and she dwelletla

in Israel even unto this day, because 120 And Joshua roze early in the she kid the messengers, which Joshua morning, and the priests took up the sent to spy out Jericho. ark of the LORD.

26 And Joshua adjured them at that 13 An

seven priests bearing seren time, saying, Cursed be the man bem trumpets of rams' bortis before the fore the LORD, that riseth up and ark of the LORD went on conunually, buildeth this city Jericho: he shall and blew with the trumpets; and the lay the foundation thereof in his first. armed men went before them ; but born, and in bis youngest son sball be the rereward came after the ark of the set up the gates of it. LORD, the priests going on, and blow 27 So the LORD was with Joshua : rag with the trumpets.

and his fame was noised throughout all 14 And the second day they com- the country. passed the city once, and returned into

CHAP. VII. the camp: so they did six days, BUT. the children of Israel com.

15 And it came to pass on the se. initted a trespass in the accursed venth day, tha: they iose early about thing: for Achan, the con of Carmig

the camp:

CHAP. I. he son of Zadi, be son o 22:21, of, od sebe, the true the tribe of Judah, tocs of the 20the 2D tuetes " used thing and the anger of tbe lo tre faster: Die LORD was bodied against the children i UD. 2e sisse of Israel,

? And Josua sent men froin Jericho i te O&D State to Ai, wbicb is beside Bets-aren, one by 22. cbe east side of Bet-el, and spake 101o them, sayag, Go up art vier te teren - De asets country. And the men went up 2014 wire, se viewed Ai.

3 And they returned to Josata, and the corecar: o de 620, S said unto bim, Le not all the people go case be wr25%, si vo; but let about two or three to sad rae. inen go up and smite Ai; make not all the people to laboar thatber, mod.05, 30 :: for tbey OTC Dit iew.

irtes; and the tabe o Jan ** 4 so there went up thither of the tec: people about three ttoosand mea: 201 taey ted before the men oi Ai.

Sear; and betooc the 5 And the mea of Ai smote or them! be boca: De about thirty and sis men ior Des of x 22.65 2 , coased then fross before the gazeta Zabd. at: anto Shebarim, ani smote them in the 19 Ari se poate s bosesc i going down : wherefore the bearts of ze by : 24 Ach, test the people melted, and became a Crai, the soc or 212, the seci water.

Zeras, of the tribe of 32, 73 6 And Joshua rent als clothes, and then Tell to the earth upon his face before 13 And Jo. the ark of the LORD unti: tbe erec- , Dise, iz te side, be and the elders of Israel, and LORD God of larze, a rare cu pat dust upon their heads.

Anu Joshua said, Alas, O LORD *** pod zast sode , dei Dot 65 God, wherefore trast Lrought this people over Jordan, to Ani Acha 209ere Breza, 71 deliver us into the hand of the Ann-:, Isdeil2512293 sites, to destroy as? Euld to God LORD G A cílsre, 2 cái ve bal been content, and dwest og Sate I doce. tbe otber side Jordan

91 when I 52 000 besok a 85 LORD, what sma!! I say, when good, Bab 27, 28) Israel turneth their backs belore their barired stezes of stre, 200 1 west enemies!

of go!! of Sty seces wertt, ta? 9 for the Canaanites and all the in-! I coterei tes, i tock tea, 21 babitants of the land shall bear of, Desc), they are dintre noi and shall environ us ound, and cut rest of my tees, wd be sure to of our name Kom the eartb: aniit. what wilt thou do unto tby great 29 So Josba sept metsensers, 203 game!

they ran ons be tect; 2. bet, 10 TAnd the LORD said unto Jostea, tri dan bus tees, 20 te suves Get thee up; wherefore hest tbostbus der it. upon thy face?

93 And they took them out of the 11 Israel bath sianed, and they have mids of the test, od broogt also transgressed my covenant which onto Josba, api coto af te drea I commanded ther; for they have o lsrael, and land in otetore eren taken of the accursed thing, and LORD. have also stolen, and dissenbed 219, 24 And Josban, ai 2 sre! and they have put it even amocg their tin, took Aciso te soo of 223, own stuf.

the site, as the garde:, 21 12 Therefore the children of Israel the weige of gold, zod his soos, et could not stand before tbe ir enemies, bis daagsters, ad bas oxes, add to muut turned their backs before their zases, and be sbeer, ad bo test, 21 enemies, because they were accursed: jail : be bai: 201 tbey bro2926 neither will I be with you any more, ben to the ratief of Actor. except ye destroy the accursed from 25 And Josu sad, Wby bast thoz anong you.

troubled as the LORD ball troute 13 Up, sanctify the people, 200 thee this day. And all Israel se say, Sanctify yourselves against to bio with stones, and barbed then morrow; for this sitb the LORD with fre, after they had stoned them God of Israel, There is an accurced with stones. thing in the midst of thee, O Israel: i And they raised over him a grezz thou canst not stand before thine ene. bezp of stones to this day. So the fries, antil ye take away the accursed LORD tursed from the fierceness of 3 bing from among you.

anger. Wherefore the rise of tin 14 In the morning therefore ye sball place was called, The Ta. er of Acha:

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