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Gibeon besieged.

JOSHUA, The fun and moon fand fill. hand : as it seemeth good and right unto 11 And it came to pass, as they fled thee to do unto us, do.

from before Israel, and were in the going 26 And so did he unto them, and de- down to Beth-horon, that the Lord cakt livered them out of the hand of the chil- down great stones from heaven upon dren of Israel, that they llew them not. them unto Azekah, and they died: they

27 And Joshua inade them that day were more which died with hailstones hewers of wood and drawers of water than they whom the children of Israel New for the congregation, and for the altar of with the sword. the Lord, even unto this day, in the 12 | Then spake Joshua to the LORD place which he should choose.

in the day when the Lord delivered up CHAP. X.

the Amorites before the children of Jii live kings war against Gibeon. 6 Joshua rael, and he faid in the fight of Israel,

rescueth it. 12 The Gun and moon stand Sun, stand thou still upon Gibeon; and Nill at the word of Joshua.

thou, Moon, in the valley of Ajalon. NOW

ow it came to pass, wlien Adoni 13 the sun stood still, and the moon

zedec king of Jerusalem had heard stayed, until the people hadavenged themhow Joshua had taken Ai, and had utter-selves upon their enemies. Is not this ly destroyed it ; as he had done to Jeri- written in the book of Jather? So the sun cho and 'her king, so he had done to Ai stood still in the midst of heaven, and haftand her king; and how the inhabitants ed not to go down about a whole day. of Gibeon had made peace with Israel, 14 And there was no day like that be. and were among them ;

fore it or after it, that the Lord heark. 2 That they feared greatly, because Gi-ened unto the voice of a man : for the heon was a great city, as one of the royal Lord fought for Ifrael. cities, and because it was greater than Ai, 15 And Joshua returned, and all Ifrael and all the nien thereof quere mighty. with him, unto the camp to Gilgal.

3 Wherefore Adoni-zedec king of Je 16 But these five kings fled, and hid rufalem fent unto Hoham king of Hebron, themselves in a cave at Makkedah. and urto Piram king of Jarvuth, and un 17 And it was told Joshua, saying, to saphia king of Lachith, and unto Debir The five kings are found hid in a cave king of Eglon, saying,

at Makkedah. 4 Come up unto me, and help nie, that 18 And Joshua faid, Roll great stones we may smite Gibeon : for it hath made upon the mouth of the cave, and set men peace with Joshua and with the children by it for to keep them : or Hrad.

19 And stay ye not, but pursue after Therefore the five kings of the A- your enemies, and smite the hindmost of morites, the king of Jerutilent, the king them ; luffer them not to enter into their of lebron, the king of Jarinutlı, the king cities : ļor the LORD your God hath de. of Lachiih, the king of Eglon, gathered livered them into your hand. themielves together, and went up, they 20 And it came to pass, when Joshua 2015 all their holis, and encramped before and the children of Israel had made an Gibeon, and made war against it. end of saying them with a very great

6 ? And the men of Gibeon fent unto laughter, till they were consumed, that Joshua to the camp to Gilgal, saying, the rest avhich remained of them entered Slack not thy hand from thy fervants; into fenced cities. come up to us quickly, and are (1s, and 21 And all the people returned to the help us: for all the kings of the Amorites camp to Joshua at Makkedah in peace : that dwell in the mountains are gathered uone moved his tongue against any of together against us.

the children of Israel. 7 So Jodhua ascended from Gilgal, he, 22 Then said Joshua, Open the mouth all the people of war with him, and of the cave, and bring out those five kings all the mighty men of valour,

unto me out of the cave. 8 And the Lord said unto Joshua, 23 And they did so, and brought forth Fear them not: for I have delivered them thole five kings unto him out of the cave, inio thiae band; there thall not a man of the king of Jernialem, the king of He them stand before thee.

bron, the king of Jarmuth, the king of 9 Joshua therefore came unto them sud- Lachish, and the king of Eglon. deniy, and went up from Gilgal all night. 24 And it came to pass, when they

10 And the LORD disconfited them brought out those kings unto Joshua, before Israel, and flew them with a great that Joshua called for all the men of tlaughter at Gibeon, and chased them Ifrael, and said unto the captains of along the way that goeth up to Beth-ho-the men of war which went with him, ron, and fiote thein to Azekab, and un- Come ncar, put your feet upon the necks to Makkedah.

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Chap. xi.

Divers kings conquered. of these kings. And they came near, and done to Eglon; but destroyed it utterly, put their feet upon the necks of them. and all the fouls that were therein.

25 And Joshua faid unto them, Fear not, 38 And Joshua returned, and all Ifrael nor be dismayed, be strong and of good with him, to Debir; and fought against it: courage : for thus shall the LORD do to

39 And he took it, and the king thereall your enemies against whom ye fight. of, and all the cities thereof; and they

26 And afterward Joshua (mote them, smote them with the edge of the tword, and New them, and hanged them on five and utterly destroyed all the souls that trees : and they were hanging upon the were therein ; he left none remaining : trees until the evening,

as he had done to Hebron, so he did to 27. And it came to pass at the time of Debir, and to the king thereof; as he had the going down of the sun, that Jothua done also to Libnah, and to her king. commanded, and they took them down 40 So Joshua smote all the country of off the trees, and cast them into the the hills, and of the south, and of the cave wherein they had been hid, and laid vale, and of the springs, and all their great stones in the cave's mouth, which kings: he left none remaining, but utremain until this very day.

terly destroyed all that breathed, as the 28 And that day Joshua took Makke- Lord God of Israel commanded. dah, and smote it with the edge of the 41 And Joshua smote them from Ka. sword, and the king thereof he utterly desh-barnea even unto Gaza, and all the destroyed, them, and all the fouls that country of Gothen, even unto Gibeon. were therein; he let none remain : and 42 And all these kings and their land he did to the king of Makkedah as he did id Joshua take at one time, because the unto the king of Jericho.

LORD God of Israel fought for Israel. 29 Then Josua passed from Makke 43 And Joshua returned, and all Ifrael dah, and all Ifrael with him, unto Libnah, with him, unto the camp to Gilgal. and fought against Libnah :

C H A P. XI. 30 And the LORD delivered it also, 1 Divers kings overcome at the waters of and the king thereof, into the hand of Merom. Jo Hazor is taken, and burned. Israel; and he smote it with the edge of the 21 The Anakims are cut off. sword, and all the souls that were there ND to when Jabin

iw;r he and none remain in it, but dia A king of Hazor had heard those thing in,

unto the king thereof as he did unto that he sent to Jobab king of Madon, and the king of Jericho.

to the king of Shimron, and to the king 31 And Joshua passed from Libnah, and of Achmaph, all Ifrael with him, unto Lachish, and en 2 And to the kings that were on the camped against it, and fought against it: north of the mountains, and of the plains

32 And the LORD delivered Lachish south of Chinneroth, and in the valley, into the hand of Israel, which took it on and in the borders of Dor on the west, the fecond day, and Imote it with the 3 And to the Canaanite on the east and edge of the sword, and all the souls that on the west, and to the Amorite, and the quere therein, according to all that he had Hittite, and the Perizzite, and the Jebudone to Libnah.

site in the mountains, and to the Hivite 33 Then Horam king of Gezer came under Hermon in the land of Mizpeh. up to help Lachish; and Joshua (mote 4 And they went out, they and all him and his people, until he had left him their hosts with them, much people, even none remaining.

as the land that is upon the lea More in 34 And from Lachish Joshua passed unto multitude, with horses and chariots very Eglon, and all Israel with him ; and they many. encamped against it, and fought against it: s And when all these kings were met

35 And they took it on that day, and together, they came and pitched toge. fmote it with the edge of the sword, and ther at the waters of Merom, to fight all the souls that were therein he utterly against Israel. destroyed that day, according to all that 6 And the Lord said unto Joshua, Be he had done to Lachish.

not afraid because of them : for to mor36 And Joshua went up from Eglon, row about this time will I deliver them and all Iluael with him, unto Hebron ; up all nain before Israel : thou shalt and they fought against it :

hough their horses, and burn their cha37 And they took it, and smote it with riots with fire. the edge of the sword, and the king 7 So Joshua came, and all the people thereof, and all the cities thereof, and all of war with him, against them by the the fouls that were therein ; he left none waters of Merom suddenly ; and they remaining, according to all that he had fell upon them.

Hazor taken and burned.

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Divers kings fmitten 8 And the Lord delivered them into | 21 | And at that time came Joshua, and the hand of Israel, who smote them, cut off the Anakims from the mountains, and chased them unto great Zidon, and from Hebron, from Debir, from Anab, unto Misrephoth-maim, and unto the and from all the mountains of Judah, and valley of Mizpeh eastward ; and they from all the mountains of Israel: Joshua smote them, until they left them none destroyed them utterly with their cities. remaining.

22 There was none of the Ana 9 And Joshua did unto them as the left in the land of the children of Israel : Lórd bade him : he houghed their only in Gaza, in Gath, and in Ashdod, horses, and burnt their chariots with fire. there remained.

10 I And Joshua at that time turned 23 So Joshua took the whole land, acback, and took Hazor, and smote the cording to all that the Lord said unto king thereof with the sword : for Hazor Moses; and Joshua gave it for an inhebeforetime was the head of all those ritance unto Israel according to their dikingdoms.

visions by their tribes. And the land 11 And they smote all the souls that refted from war. were therein with the edge of the sword,

CHAP. XII. utterly destroying them : there was not 1 The two kings whoje countries Moses any left to breathe : and he burnt Hazor took and disposed of. 7 The one and with fire.

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the river Arnon unto mount Hermon, 13 But as for the cities that stood ftill and all the plain on the east : in their strength, Ifrael burned none of 2 Sinon king of the Amorites, who them, save Hazor only ; that did Joshua dwelt in Helhbon, and ruled from Aroer, burn.

which is upon the bank of the river Ar14 And all the spoil of these cities, and non, and from the middle of the river, the cattle, the children of Israel took for and from half Gilead, even unto the river a prey unto themselves; but every man Jabbok, which is the border of the chil. they ímote with the edge of the tword, dren of Ammon ; until they had destroyed them, neither 3 And from the plain to the sea of left them any to breathe.

Chinneroth on the eait, and unto the fea' 15 As the Lord commanded Mofes of the plain, even the falt fea on the east, his fervant, so did Moses command Jo- the way to Beth-jethimoth; and from Mua, and so did Jolina; he left nothing the south, under Amdoth pilgah : undone of all that the LORD commanded 4 And the coast of Og king of Bashan, Mofes.

which was of the remnant of the giants, 16 So Joshua took all that land, the that dwelt at A:shtaroth and at Edrei, hills, and all the south country, and all s And reigned in mount Hermon, and the land of Goshen, and the valley, and in Salcah, and in all Bahan, unto the the plain, and the mountain of Ifrael, border of the Gelliurites and the Maaand the valley of the fame;

cathites, and half Gilead, the border of r7 Even from the mount Halak, that Sihon king of leshbon. goeth up to Seir, even unto Baal-gad in 6 Them did Moses the fervant of the the valley of Lebanon unto mount Her- Lord and the children of Israel smite : mon : and all their kings he took, and and Mofes the servant of the Lord gave f'mote them, and flew them.

it for a posesion unto the Reubenites, 18 Joshua made war a long time with and the Gadites, and the half tribe of all those kings.

Manafleh, 19 There was not a city that made 7 I And these are the kings of the peace with the children of Jirael, save country which Johua and the children the Hivites the inhabitants of Gibeon : of Israel (mote on this fide Jordan on the all other they took in battle.

west, from Baal-gad in the valley of Le20 For it was of the LORD to harden banon even unto the mount Halak, that their hearts, that they Thould come against goeth up to Seir ; which Joshua gave unIfrael in battle, that he might destroy to the tribes of Israel for a poffefsion acthem utterly, and that they might have cording to their divisions ; no favour, but that he might destroy 8 In the mountains, and in the valleys, them, as the LORD commanded Mofes. and in the plains, and in the springs, and

The bounds of the land

Chap. xiii.

not yet conquered. in the wilderness, and in the south coun-| Baal-gad under mount Hermon unto the try; the Hittites, the Amorites, and the entering into Hamath. Canaanites, the Perizzites, the Hivites, 6 All the inhabitants of the hill counand the Jebusites:

try from Lebanon unto Misrephoth-maim, 9 The king of Jericho, one; the king and all the Sidonians, them will I drive of Ai, which is beside Beth-el, one; out from before the children of Jfrael :

10 The king of Jerusalem, one; the only divide thou it by lot unto the Ilking of Hebron, one ;

raelites for an inheritance, as I have II The king of Jarmuth, one; the commanded thce. king of Lachish, one ;

7 Now therefore divide this land for 12 The king of Eglon, one; the king an inheritance unto the nine tribes, and of Gezer, one;

the half tribe of Manafleh, 13 The king of Debir, one ; the king 8 With whom the Reubenites and the of Geder, one ;

Gadites have received their inheritance, 14 The king of Hormah, one; the which Mofes gave them, beyond Jordan king of Arad, one;

eastwardi, even as Moses the servant of 15 The king of Libnah, one; the king the LORD gave them ; of Adullam, one;

9 From Aroer, that is upon the bank 16 The king of Makkedah, one; the of the river Arnon, and the city ilat is king of Beth-el, one;

in the midst of the river, and all the plain 17 The king of Tappuah, one; the of Medebu unto Dibon; king of Hepher, one ;

10 And all the cities of Sihon king of 18 The king of Aphek, one; the king the Amorites, wiich reigned in Hellof Lafharon, one;

bon, unto the border of the children of 19 The king of Madon, one; the king Ammon; of Hazor, one ;

II Anri Gile?d, and the border of the 20 The king of Shimrcn-meron, one; Geihurites and Maacharhites, and all the king of Achiaph, one ;

mount Ilcrmon, and all Bathan unto 2r The king of Taanach, one; the Salcah; king of Megiddo, one ;

12 All the kirgdom of Og ia Bashan, 22 The king of Kedesh, one ; the king which reigned in Ataroth and Edrei, of Jokneam of Carmel, one;

who remain d of the remnant of the 23 The king of Dor in the coast of giants : for these did Mofes smile, and Dor, onę; the king of the nations of cast them out. Gilgal, one;

13 Nevertheless the children of Ifiach 24. The king of Tirzah, one: all the expelled not the Ceturites, nor the kings thirty and one.

Maachathites: but the Gethurites and CILAP. XIII.

the Maachathites well among the Ilo 2 The bounds of the land not get conquered. raelites until this day.

14, 33 The Lord and his sacrifices are 14 Only unto the tribe of Levi he the Levites' inheritance. 22 Baclin: is gave lione inheriiance; the sacrifices of Nain.

the LORD God of Irael made by fire are OW Joshua was old arid stricken their inheritance, as he said unto them

'in years; and the Lord said unto I5 And Mofes gave unto the tribe of him, Thou arí old and stricken in ycars, the coildren of Reuben inheritance acand there remaineth yet very much and coruiny to ilicir families. to be poflefed.

Ih And their corft was from Aroer, 2 4 This is the land that yet remain that is on the back of the river Arnon, eth: all the borders of the Philistines, and the city that is in the midst of the and all Gelluri,

river, erst all the plain by Medeba; 3 From Sihor, which is before Fgypt, I? Hinton, and all hcr citics that are even unto the borders of Ekron north-in ile plain ; Dibon, and Bamoth-baal, ward, which is commied to the Canaaniter und Reih-baal.icon, five lords of the Philistines; the Gaza 13 And Jahaza, and Kedemoty, and thites, and the Ashdothites, the Ethika- Mephaath, lonites, the Gittites, and the Ekronites; 19 And Kirjathaim, and Sibmah, and also the Avites:

Zareth-fahar in the mount of the valley, 4. From the south, all the land of the 20 And Beth-peor, and Alidoth-pisCanaanites, and Mcarah that is beside gah, and Beth-jeihimoth, the Sidonians, unto Aphek, to the bor 21 And all the cities of the plain, and ders of the Amorites:

all the kingdom of Sihon king of the ş And the land of the Giblites, and Amorites, which reigned in Ileshboni, all Lebanon, toward the funriiing, from whom Mofes (mote with the princes of

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Gad, and Manaffeb. Midian, Evi, and Rekem, and Zur, and 2 By lot was their inheritance, as the Hur, and Reba, which were dukes of LORD commanded by the hand of Mofes, Sihon, dwelling in the country. for the nine tribes, and for the half tribe.

22 | Balaam also the son of Beor, the 3 For Moses had given the inheritance soothsayer, did the children of Israel say of the two tribes and an half tribe on the with the sword among them that were other side Jordan : but unto the Levites Nain by them.

he gave none inheritance among them. 23 And the border of the children of For the children of Joseph were two Reuben was Jordian, and the border there-tribes, Manasseh and Ephraim: thereof. This was the inheritance of the chil- fore they gave no part unto the Levites dren of Reuben after their families, the in the land, save cities to dwell in, with cities and the villages thercof.

their suburbs for their cattle and for their 24 And Moses gave inheritance unto substance. the tribe of Gad, even unto the children 5 As the Lord commanded Mofes, so of Gad according to their families. the children of Israel did, and they di

25 And their coast was Jazer, and all vided the land. the cities of Gilead, and half the land of 6 | Then the children of Judah came the children of Ammon, unto Arver that unto Joshua in Gilgal : and Caleb the son is before Rabbah;

of Jephumeh the Kenezite said unto him, 26 And from Heshbon unto Ramath- Thou knowest the thing that the LORD mizpeh, and Betonim ; and from Maha- said unto Moses the man of God concernnaim unto the border of Debir ; ing me and thee in Kadesh-barnea.

27 And in the valley, Beth-aram, and 7 Forty years old cuas I when Moles Beth-nimrah, and Succoth, and Zaphon, the servant of the LORD sent me from the rest of the kingdoin of Sihon king of Kadesh-barnea to espy out the land; and Hethbon, Jordan and his border, even I brought him word again as it was in unto the edge of the sea of Chinnereth mine heart. on the other side Jordan eastward. 8 Nevertheless my brethren that went

28 This is the inheritance of the chil- up with me made the heart of the people dren of Gad after their families, the ci- melt: but I wholly followed the LORD ties, and their villages.

29 And Moses gave inheritance unto 9 And Mofes sware on that day, say: the half tribe of Manasseh : and this was ing, Surely the land whereon thy feet the posesion of the half tribe of the chil- have trodden shall be thine inħeritance, dren of Manasseh by their families. and thy children's for ever, because thou

30 And their coast was from Mahanaim, haft wholly followed the LORD my God. all Bashan, all the kingdom of Og king of 10 And now, behold, the LORD hath Bashan, and all the towns of Jair, which kept me alive, as he said, these, forty and are in Bashan, threescore cities : five years, even since the LORD (pake

31 And half Gilead, and Astaroth, this word unto Mofes, while the children and Edrei, cities of the kingdom of Og of Israel wandered in the wilderness : in Balhan, were pertaining unto the chil- and now, lo, I am this day fourscore and dren of Machir the son of Manasseh, even five years old. to the one half of the children of Machir 11 As yet I am as strong this day as by their families.

I qvas in the day that Moses sent me: as 32. These are the countries which Mo- my ftrength was then, even so is my fes did distribute for inheritance in the trength now, for war, both to go out, plains of Moab, on the other lide Jordan, and to come in. by Jericho, eastward.

12 Now therefore give me this moun. 33 | But unto the tribe of Levi Moses tain, whercof the Lord (pake in that day, gave not any inheritance : the LORD God for thou heardest in that day how the of Israel was their inheritance, as he said Anakims were there, and that the cities unto them.

were great and fenced: if to be the Lord CHAP. XIV.

will be with me, then I Mall be able to I Tlse nine tribes and an half are to have drive them out, as the LORD said.

their inheritance by lot. 6 Caleb by prio 13 And Jonua blessed him, and gave vilege obtaineth Hebron.

unto Caleb the son of Jephunneh Hebron Andhere are the countries which the for an inheritance.

14 Hebron therefore became the inof Canaan, which Eleazar the priest, and heritance of Caleb the son of Jephunneh Joihua the fon of Nun, and the heads of the Kenezite unto this day, because that the fathers of the tribes of the children of he wholly followed the LORD God of Ifrael, distributed for inheritance to them. Ifrael.

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