God's First Truth: Tyndale/Rogers
THE BOOK OF JOSUA
The 1st Chapter
fter the death of Moses the servant of the the spake unto Josua the son of Nun Moses minister saying
Moses my servant is deadow therefore go over Jordan, thou and all this people, unto the land which I give the children of Israel. place that the sole of your ft shall tread upon, have I given you, as I said unto Mosesrom the wilderness and this unto the great river Euphrates all the land of the , unto the great sea toward the going down of the , shall be your coast.
There shall not a man be able to thee all the days of thy life as I was with Moses, so will be with thee will thee, nor forsake thee. Be strong and : for unto this people shalt thou divide the land which I sware unto their fathers to give them.
according to all the law which Moses my servant commanded theeurn to the right handto the left that thou mayest thou . book of th law depart out of thy mouth but therein day and night that thou mayest to do according to all that is written or then shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have with thee thou goest.
Then Josua commanded the officers of the people saying, through the host, and command the people saying, repare you victuals for three days ye shall pass over this Jordan, to go the land which the your God giveth you to possess it.
And the Rubenites, Gadites, and half the tribe of Manasse spake saying Remember which Moses the servant of the commanded you sayinghe your God hath given you rest, and hath given you this land. our wives, your and your cattle remain in the land which Moses gave you on this side Jordanut ye before your brethren rmed, all men of , and help themntil the ha given your brethren rest, as he hath you, and they also have the land which the your God giveth them then return unto the land of your possession and enjoy it, which Moses the servant gave you on this side Jordan toward the .
they answered saying All that thou us we will do, and thou sendest us, we will go. According as we Moses in all things, so will thee only the thy God be with thee as he was with Moses. hosoever thy , and will not hearken unto thy words in all that thou commandest him, : nly be strong and of good courage.
The 2nd Chapter
Josua the son of Nun sent out of Sttim two secretly sayingo view the land Jericho. And they went, and came a harlots house named Rahab, and lodged there. And it was told the ing of Jericho saying Behold there came men in hither of the children of Israel to out the country. And the ing of Jericho sent unto Rahab sayingring forth the men that are come to thee, which are entered into thine house: for they be come to search out all the .
And the woman took the two men and hid themnd said came men unto me but I not whence they were And about the time of shutting of the gate when it was dark, went out whither went I not: after them quickly ye shall them. she brought them up the roof of the house, and hid them the stalks which she had upon the roof. And the men pursued after them the way to Jordan unto the and as soon as they which pursued after them were gone out, they shut the .
And they were , she came up unto them upon the roofnd said unto the men I know that the hath given you the land, that is fallen upon us, and that the of the land faint . For we have heard how the dried up the water of the ed sea you, when y came out of Egypt and what y did unto the two kings of the Amorites on the other side Jordan and Og, ye utterly destroyed. And as soon as we had heard these things, our hearts did there remain more courage in any man of youor the your God, he is God in heaven above and earth beneath.
Now therefore swear unto me by the I have shwed you , that ye also shw unto my fathers house and give me a true token And that ye save alive my father, and my mother, my brethren and my sisters, and all that the deliver our from death.
And the men answered her, ur for , if y utter not this our . And when the hath given us the land, we will deal and truly with thee. hen she let them down a cord through the windowor her house the town wallnd she dwelt the wall. And she said unto them, et you the mountain, lest the meet you and hide yourselves there three days, until the pursuers be returned and may ye go your way.
And the men said unto her, e will be blameless of oath which thou hast made us swear. Behold, when we come the land, thou shalt bind this in the window which thou us down bynd thou shalt bring thy father, thy mother, thy brethren, and all thy fathers household, hoe thee. And thwhosoever go out the doors of thy house into the street, his blood shall be upon his head, and we guiltlessnd whosoever shall be with thee in the house, his blood be our head if any hand be upon him And if thou utter our , we will be quit of oath which thou hast made us swear. And she saidccording unto your words so be itnd s sent them away, and they departednd she bound the in the window.
And they and the mountain, and abode three days until the pursuers were returnednd the pursuers sought throughout all the way found them not. the two men returned and descended from the mountain and passed over, and came to Josua the son of Nun, and told him all that them And they said unto the hath delivered into our hands all the land for all the of the country faint of us.
The 3rd Chapter
And Josua rose earlynd they removed from Sttim, and came to Jordan, he and all the children of Israel, and there before they over. And after three days the officers went the hostnd commanded the people sayinghen ye see the ark of the your God, and the priests Levites bearing it then ye from your place and after it. et there be a space between you and it, about two thousand cubits by measure come not unto it, that ye may know the way by which ye must go: for ye have not .
And Josua said unto the people, yourselves for the wonders among you.
Josua spake unto the priests saying Take up the ark of the , and before the people. And they took up the ark of the , and went before the people.
And the said unto his day will I begin to magnify thee in the sight ofall Israel, that they may know that as I was with Moses, so will be with thee. And command the priests that bear the ark of the , sayinghen ye are the water of Jordan stand still in .
Josua the children of Israel, ome hither and hear the words of the your God. And Josua said Hereby ye shall know that the living God is among you, and that he will without fail out before you the Cananites, the Amorites, and the Jebusites. Behold, the ark of the of the Lord of all the before you into Jordan. ow take you twelve men of the of Israel, of every tribe a man. And as soon as the soles of the feet of the priests that bear the ark of the Lord of all the in the water of Jordan, the water of Jordan shall the waters that from above shall stand upon an heap.
And when the people from their tents to over Jordan, the priests bearing the ark of the before the people as they that bare the ark cme unto Jordan, and the feet of the priests that bare the ark were dipped in the brim of the water Jordan all his banks all the time of harvest the water came down from above stood upon an heap the sea of the the salt sea: and the people right against Jericho. And the priests that bare the ark of the , until all the people were clean over Jordan.
The 4th Chapter
And a the people were over Jordan, the spake unto saying Take you twelve men out of the people, of every tribe a man And command y them sayingake you hence out of the midst of Jordan out of the place where the stood , twelve stones
he had prepared of the children of Israel, of every tribe a mannd said unto them before the ark of the your God into the midst of Jordan, and take up every man a stone upon his shoulder, according unto the number of the tribes of the children of Israelhat this may be a sign among you
when your children ask their fathers in time to come sayinghat mean ye these stones? hen them, hat the water of Jordan the ark of the of the it over Jordan, the water of Jordan nd these stones shall be a memorial unto the children of Israel for ever.
And the children of Israel did so as Josua commanded, and took up twelve stones out of the midst of Jordan, as the unto according to the number of the tribes of the children of Israel, and carried them with them unto the place where they lodged, and laid them down there. And Josua set up twelve stones in the midst of Jordan in the place where the feet of the priests which bare the ark of the stood
unto this day. For the priests bare the ark stood in the midst of Jordan, until was finished that the commanded Josua to unto the people, according to all that Moses nd the people hasted and over. hen all the people were clean over, the ark of the , and the priests the people. And the children of Ruben, and the children of Gad, and half the tribe of Manasse before the children of Israel, as Moses them forty thousand for war
in the sight of all Israel and they feared him, as they feared Moses all the days of his life.
And the spake unto sayingommand the priests that bear the ark of come up out of Jordan. commanded the priests saying up out of Jordan.
when the priests that bare the ark of the of the were out of Jordanthe soles of the priests feet were dry land, the water of Jordan returned place and over all his banks as did before. And the people came up out of Jordan the tenth day of the first month and in in the east border of Jericho.
And the twelve stones which they took out of Jordan, Josua pitch in . And he spake unto the children of Israel sayinghen your children ask in time to come sayinghat mean these stones?
your children Israel came over this Jordan on dry land.
For the your God dried up the water of Jordan before you, until ye were over, as the your God did the ed sea, which he dried up before us we were overhat all the people of the know the hand of the mighty that ye might fear the your God for ever.
The 5th Chapter
And when all the kings of the Amorites which on th side Jordan , and all the kings of the which the sea heard the had dried up the water of Jordan before the children of Israel, until were over, their heart there spirit in them any more, of the children of Israel. hat time the said unto Make thee knives, and circumcise the children of Israel the second time. And Josua made him knives and circumcised the children of Israel the hill of foreskins. And this is the cause why circumcise All the people that came out of Egypt that were males, all men of war, died in the wilderness by the way after they came out of Egypt. Now all the people that came out were circumcisedut all the people that were born in the wilderness by the way they came out of Egypt, they circumcised. For the children of Israel walked forty years in the wilderness, till all the people men of war came out of Egypt were consumed, not the voice of the sware that he would not shw them the land which the sware unto their fathers that he would give us, a land that floweth with milk and honey.
their children he up in their stead them Josua circumcised: for they were uncircumcised, because they circumcised them by the way.
in their places in the till they were whole. And the said unto Josua, his day have away the of Egypt from you the name of the place unto this day.
And the children of Israel in , and the passover the fourteenth day of the month at even in the of Jericho. And they of the corn of the land on the morrow after passover, cakes and parched corn in the selfsame day. And anna ceased on the morrow after they had eaten of the corn of the land neither had the children of Israel anna any more but did eat of the fruit of the land of Canaan that year.
And when Josua was Jericho, he lift up his eyes and looked and behold there stood a man him with his sword drawn in his handnd Josua went unto him and said unto him, rt thou or our adversaries? And he , Nay but acaptain of the host of the am now come. And Josua fell on his face to the earth and did , and said unto him, hat saith my ord unto his servant And the captain of the host said unto thy off thy for the place whereon thou standest is holy. And Josua did so.
The 6th Chapter
Jericho was shut of the children of Israel went out in. And the said , I have given into thine hand Jericho and the men of . And ye shall compass the city, all men of war, and go round about once shal do six days. And seven priests shall bear seven trumpets of rams horns the seventh day ye shall compass the city seven times and the priests shall blow with the trumpets. ye hear the sound of the all the people shout the wall of the city fall down, and the people shall ascend up every man straight before him.
And Josua the son of Nun called the priests and said unto themake up the ark of the , and let seven priests bear seven trumpets of rams horns before the ark of the . And he said unto the people, and compass the citynd let th before the ark of the . And when Josua had spoken unto the people, the seven priests the seven trumpets of rams horns before the , and blew with the and the ark of the of the followed them. And the went before the priests that blew with the , and the came after the ark and with the . And commanded the people saying, word proceed out of your mouth, until the day I bid you shout then shout.
o the ark of the compassed the city rose early in the morning, and the priests took up the ark of the nd seven priests seven trumpets of rams horns before the ark of the went, blew with the
nd the went before them the came after the ark of the and with the . And the second day they compassed the city once, and returned into the so they did six days.
And the seventh day they rose early the dawning of the day, and compassed the city after the same manner seven times: only that they compassed the city seven times.
And at the seventh time, the priests blew with the , Josua said unto the people, hout for the hath given you the city. the city shall be , it and all that therin, the : only Rahab the harlot shall live, she and all that with her in the house, because she hid the messengers that we sent. And in any wise vessels of brass and iron
when the people heard the sound of the the people went up into the city, every man straight before him, and took the city. And they utterly destroyed all that was in the city, both man and woman, young and old, ox, sheep and ss, with the edge of the sword.
said the two men that out the countryo into the harlots house, and bring out thence the woman and all that , as ye sware her. And the young men that were spies went in and brought out Rahab, and her father, and mother, and brethren and all that she hadnd they brought out all her and them without the of Israel.
And they burnt the city with fire, and all that was nly the silver, the gold, and the of brass and iron they put the treasur of the house of the .
And Josua saved Rahab the harlot, and her fathers household and all that and she in Israeleven unto this day because she hid the messengers which Josua sent to spy out Jericho.
And Josua at that time, saying, ursed be the man before the , that riseth up and buildeth this city Jericho: he lay the foundation his , and his youngest set up the gates. the was with and his fame was throughout all .
The 7th Chapter
But the children of Israel trespass in the thing: for the son of Carmi, the son of Zabdi, the son of of the tribe of Juda, took of the thingnd the of the against the children of Israel.
Josua sent men from Jericho to Ai which is beside Bethaven, on the east side of Bethel, and spake unto them saying, up and view the country. And the men went up and Ai. And returned and said unto him, et not all the people go up but let two or three thousand men go up and Aiand make not all the people to labor thither for they are but few.
o there went up thither about three thousand men fled before the men of Ai. And the men of Ai smote of them thirty and six men chased them before the gateeven unto , and smote them in the going down the hearts of the people melted water.
And Josua rent his clothes and fell to the earth upon his face before the ark of the until the eventide, he and the elders of Israel, and put upon their heads.
And Josua said, , Lord , wherefore hast thou brought this people over Jordan to deliver us into the hand of the Amorites to destroy us would to God we had and dwelt on the other side Jordan O Lord what shall I say, when Israel turneth their backs before their enemies the and all the of the land shall hear of it, and shall us and name the what wilt thou do unto thy name?
And the said unto Josua, et thee up wherefore liest thou thus upon thy face? Israel hath sinned and also transgressed which I commanded them their own stuff
herefore the children of Israel stand before their enemiesturn their backs before their enemies, because they either will I be with you any more, except ye destroy the from among you.
Up sanctify the people and against t morrow: for saith the God of Israel, is Israel stand before enemies, until ye the from among you. morningthe tribe which the shall come by householdsnd the household which the shall shall come man by man. And he that is the shall be burnt with fire, he and all that because he hath transgressed the covenant of the , and because he hath wrought folly in Israel.
o Josua rose up early in the morning and brought Israel by their tribes and the tribe of Juda was And he brought the And he brought his household man by man and the son of Carmi, the son of Zabdi, the son of the tribe of Judah was .
And Josua said unto y son, give glory to the God of Israel, and him and me what thou hast done hide it not from me. And Acan answered and said I have sinned against the God of Israel, and and have I done
I saw among the spoil a goodly Babylonish garment, and two hundred of silver, and a of gold of fifty weight I coveted them, and took themnd behold they hid in the earth in my tent and the silver
Josua sent messengers ran unto the tentnd behold, it was hid in his tent, and the silver . And they took them out of the midst of tent and brought them unto and unto all the children of Israel, and them out before the .
And took Acan the son of , and the silver, and the garment, and the of gold, and his sons and his daughters, his oxen, asses, sheep, his tent and all that he had and brought them unto the valley of Acor.
And Josua said hast troubled us the shall trouble thee this day. And all Israel stoned him with stones, and burn them with fire, them with stones. And they him a great heap of stones unto this day. o the turned from . Wherefore the name of th place calledhe valley of unto this day.
The 8th Chapter
And the said unto ear not, : take all the of war with thee, and g to Ai I have given into thy hand the king of Ai, and his people, his city and his land And thou shalt do to Ai and her king as thou didst unto Jericho and her king the spoil and cattle thereof, shall take unto yourselves
of war, to go up Aind Josua chose out thirty thousand men of , and sent them by night. And he commanded them saying ye lie the the o not very far from the city, all ready And I and all the people that are with me, will approach unto the citynd when they come out against us, as at the first, will flee before them they will come out after us we have them from the cityor they will say, hey flee before us, as at the first: we will flee before them. Then shall rise up from and the city: or the your God will deliver it into your hand. ye have taken the city, that ye set on fireccording to the commandment of the ye do, I have you.
sent them forth and they went to lie , and between Bethel and Ai, on the west side of Aiut Josua lodged that night among the people. And rose up early in the morning and numbered the people and went up, he and the elders of Israel before the people Ai. And all the of war that were with him, went up and drew nigh, and came before the city, and pitched on the north side of Aia valley between them and Aind he took five thousand men and them to lie between Bethel and Ai, on the west side of the city. And the people even all the hoston the north of the city, and the lers on the west Josua went night into the midst of the valley.
And when the king of Ai saw that they hasted and rose up early, the of the city went out against Israel to battle, and all his people, at a time appointed, before the plain
before them, and fled t the wilderness. And all the people were drawn away from the city there was not a man left in Ai or Bethel, that went not out after Israelnd they left the city open and after Israel.
stretched out the that in his hand toward the city. And the quickly out of their place, and ran as soon as had stretched out his hand and they entered into the city, and took it, and hasted and set on fire. And when the men of Ai looked them sawehold, the smoke of the city ascended up to heavennd they had no to flee this way or that the people that fled to the wilderness turned back upon the .
And when Josua and all Israel saw that the had taken the city and that the smoke of ascendedhey turned again and the men of Ai. And the other issued out of the city against them so they in the midst of Israel, them, so that they let none remain or escape. And the ing of Ai they took alive and brought him to Josua. And when Israel had made an end of slaying all the of Ai in the in the wilderness they chased them, and when they were all fallen on the dge of the sword, until they were all returned unto Ai and smote it with the edge of the sword. And all that fell that day, both of men and women, were twelve thousand, even all the men of Ai.
For Josua not his hand back he stretched out the , until had utterly destroyed all the inhabitants of Ai. Only the cattle and the spoil of city Israel took unto themselves, according unto the word of the which he commanded Josua. And Josua Ai and made it an heap for ever, even unto this day. And the king of Ai he hanged on tree until nd as soon as the was down, Josua commanded they carcas down the tree, and cast it the entering of the gate of the city, and theron a great heap of stones,
built an altar unto the God of Israel in mount Ebal, s Moses the servant of the commanded the children of Israel, as it is written in the book of the law of Moses an altar of stone over which no And he wrote there upon the stones the law of Moses which he wrote in the presence of the children of Israel.
And all Israel, and their officers and udges stood on this side the ark and on that side before the priests Levites which bare the ark of the of the as well the stranger, as that born among them half of them ount Grizim, and half of them mount Ebal as Moses the servant of the commanded, bless the people of Israel. And he read all the words of the law, the blessing and cursing, according to all that is written in the book of the lawhere was not word of all that Moses commanded, which Josua read not before all the congregation of Israel, with women and and the strangers that were among them.
The 9th Chapter
And when all the kings on this side Jordan, in the hills and valleys, and all the coasts of the great sea, and the Jebusite heard they gathered themselves together to fight Josua and Israel with one accord.
when the of heard what Josua had done unto Jericho and Ai, hey willy, and went and ambassadors, and took old sacks upon their sses, and wine bottles old and rent, and old clouted upon their feet, and old upon them and all their provision was and . And they Josua unto the and said unto him and the men of Israele be come from a far country now therefore make with us. And the men of Israel said unto the Hvites, eradventure y dwell among us and how we make with you
And they said unto Josua, e are thy servants. And Josua said unto them, are ye and whence come ye? And they him From a very far country thy servants are come the name of the thy God: for we have heard the fame of him, and all that he did in Egypt, nd all that he did to the two kings of the Amorites beyond Jordan, Shon king of and Og king of which at . Wherefore our elders and all the of our country spake to us sayingake victuals with you the , and go them, and say unto theme are your servants therefore out of our houses the day we to unto you now behold it is and And these bottles of wine which we filled were new and, they be rentnd these our garments and shoes are old by reason of the long ourney.
And the men took of their victuals, and not the mouth of the . And Josua made peace with them, and made a with them, to the live: and the of the congregation sware unto them. three days after they had made with them, they heard that they were, and that they dwelt among them. the children of Israel and came unto their cities the third day their cities were , , Beeroth and . And the children of Israel them not, because the of the congregation had sworn unto them by the God of Israel. And all the murmured against the . But all the said unto all the congregatione have sworn unto them by the God of Israel therefore we may not them. his we will do to them let them live wrath be upon us because of the oath which we sware unto them. And the said unto them, live hewers of wood and drawers of water unto all the congregation as the
have ye beguiled us ye dwell among us? ow therefore cursed, and there shall of you bondmen and hewers of wood and drawers of water the house of my God.
And they answered and said it was told thy servants, how that the thy God commanded his servant Moses to give you all the land, and to destroy all the of therefore we were sore afraid of our lives because of you, and now behold, we are in thine hand as it seemeth good and right to do unto us, so
he them, and them out of the hand of the children of Israel, that they slew them not. And Josua made them that day hewers of wood and drawers of water the congregation and the altar of unto this day, in the place which should choose.
The 10th Chapter
when Adonizedeing of Jerusalem had heard how Josua had taken Ai, and had destroyed it as he had done to Jericho and her king, so he had done to Ai and her king and how the of had made peace with Israel and among them they feared , was a great city, as of the , and greater than Ai, and all men were mighty. Wherefore Adonizede king of Jerusalem sent unto Hoham king of Hebron, and unto Pram king of , and unto Japhia king of Lachis, and unto Dbir king of Eglon saying Come up unto me and help me, that we may smite : for ha made peace with Josua and the children of Israel. the five kings of the Amorites, the king of Jerusalem, the king of Hebron, the king of , the king of Lachis, the king of Eglon gathered themselves together, they and all their hosts and , and made war against it.
the men of sent unto Josua the to , saying not thy hand from thy servants come up to us: for all the kings of the Amorites dwell in the mountains are gathered together against us.
Josua ascended from , he and all the people of war with him, and all the men of the said unto Josua, ear them not for I have delivered them thine hand there shall not a man of them stand before thee. came unto them suddenly, and from all night. And the them before Israel and slew them a great slaughter at , and chased them along the way that goeth up to and them came to as they fled from Israel, in the going down to Bethoron, the cast down great stones from heaven upon them unto , they diedthe were more died with hailstones than the children of Israel slew with the sword.
Then spake Josua the the day when the delivered the Amorites before the children of Israel, and he said in the sight of Israel stand thou still upon and thou Moon, in the valley of Aalon. And the sun , and the moon , until the people had avenged themselves upon their enemies. Is not this written in the book of the in the midst of heaven and hasted not to go down a whole day. And there was no day like that before it or after it, that the the voice of a man: the fought for Israel.
and all Israel with him, unto the to ut the five ings fled and hid themselves in a cave at . And it was told Josua, sayinghe five kings are found hid in a cave at . And Josua said, oll great stones the mouth of the cave and men for to keep them And sta ye not, but after your enemies and smite the hindmost of them suffer them not to enter into their cities for the your God hath delivered them into your hand. And when Josua and the children of Israel had made an end of slaying them with a great slaughter till they were , remained of them entered into cities.
And all the people returned to the to Josua at in peace move his tongue against the children of Israel. Then said pen the mouth of the cave, and bring out thse five ings unto me out of the cave. And they did so, and brought those five ings unto him out of the cave the ing of Jerusalem, the king of Hebron, the ing of the ing of Lachis, and the ing of Eglon.
And when they brought out those ings unto Josua called for all the men of Israel, and said unto the captains of the men of war which with him, ome near put your feet upon the necks of these kings. And they came near and put their feet upon the necks of them. And Josua said unto themear not nor be strong and for shall the all your enemies against ye fight.
And Josua smote them and slew them and hanged them on five trees the going down of the sn, , and they took them down off the trees and cast them into the cave where they hd , and laid great stones the caves mouth, which remain unt this day. And that day Josua took , and smote it with the edge of the sword, and the king thereof utterly destroyed them and all the souls that were therein let remainnd he did to the ing of as he did the king of Jericho. Then Josua from , and all Israel with him unto Libna, and fought against And the delivered it also into the hand and smote it with the edge of the sword and all the souls that were therein let remain in it did unto the ing thereof as he did unto the king of Jericho.
Josua from Libna, and all Israel with him, unto Lachis, and day, and smote it with the edge of the sword, and all the souls that were therein, according to all that he to Libna.
Then Horam ing of Geer came up to help Lachis Josua smote him and his people, until he left him remaining.
And from Lachis Josua unto Eglon, and all Israel with him and the it, and itnd took it day, and smote it with the edge of the sword and all the souls that were therein utterly destroyed day, according to all that he to Lachis.
Josua up from Eglon and all Israel with him, unto Hebronnd they fought against itnd took it, and smote it with the edge of the sword, and the king thereof, and all the , and all the souls that were therein left remaining all to Eglon destroyed it utterly, and all the souls that were therein.
Josua returned and all Israel with him to and fought against itnd took it, and the king thereof
and all the cities and smote them with the edge of the sword, and utterly destroyed as Moses the servant of the commanded.
But the cities that stood all the spoil of cities and the cattle, the children of Israel unto themselvesut they smote with the edge of the sword until they had destroyed them,
of all that the commanded Moses.
o Josua took all th land, the hills and all the south country, and all the land of Gosn, and the , and the plain, and the mountain of Israel, the of the sameven from mount Halak that goeth up to Seir, unto in the valley of under mount Hermonnd all the kings he took and smote them, and slew them.
Josua made war long time with those kingshere was no city that made peace with the children of Israel, save the th: ll other they took battleor it of the to harden their hearts that they should come against Israel in battle destroy them utterly, that they have no , but thems the commanded Moses.
And that and the mountains, Hebron, Dbir, Anab, and all the mountains of Juda, and all the mountains of Israel Josua destroyed them utterly with their cities. here was left in the land of the children of Israel: only in , Gth, and Asdod, there remained.
Josua took the whole land according to all that the said unto Moses and gave it the land rested from war.
The 12th Chapter
hese are the kings of the land which the children of Israel smote and their land on the other side Jordan , from the river Arnon unto mount Hermon, and all the plain : Shon ing of the Amorites dwelt in Hesbon, and ruled from Aroer, which the of the river Arnon, and the middle of the river, and half unto the river , the border of the children of Ammon And the plain the sea of , and unto the sea the plainthe salt sea , the way to and south under
of the remnant of the dwelt at and
nd reigned in mount Hermon, and in Salcah, and all Basan, unto the border of the and the and half , the border of Shon ing of Hesbon. Moses the servant of the and the children of Israel and Moses the servant of the tribe of Manasse.
hese are the ings of the country which Josua and the children of Israel smote on this side Jordan, from in the valley of even unto mount Halak that goeth up to Seir Josua gave unto the tribes of Israel in the wilderness, and south country the , the Amorites, the Cananites, the , the and the Jebusites
The ing of Jerichohe ing of Ai beside Bethel The ing of Jerusalem of the nations : ll the ings thirty and one.
The 13th Chapter
Josua was oldand stricken in years the said unto himhou art old and stricken in years, and there remaineth yet much land to be possessed. This is the land that remaineth: all the of the Philistines and all rom Egypt unto the borders of northward, which counted to the five ords of the Philistines the , , , , the rom the southll the land of the Cananites, and that the , unto Aphek, to the borders of the Amorites And the land of the Giblites, and all toward the , from under mount Hermon untll the of the hill country from Lbanon unto all the will out from before the children of Israel divide it by lot unto the , as I have commanded thee. Now therefore divide this land unto the nine tribes and the half tribe of ith the Rubenites and the Gadites have received their inheritance which Moses gave them beyond Jordan astwardeven as Moses the servant of the gave themrom Aroer that the of the river Arnon the city in the midst of the rivernd all the plain of unto Dibonnd all the cities of ing of the Amorites which reigned in Hesbon, unto the border of the children of Ammonnd , and the border the Gesurites and Machathites, and all mount Hermon and all Basan unto ll the kingdom of Og in which reigned in and remained of the
Nevertheless the children of Israel expelled not the nor the Machathites: ut the Gesurites and the Machathites dwel among the Israelites unt this day. Only unto the tribe of Levi he gave none inheritance the of the God of Israel their inheritance as he said unto them.
And Moses gave unto the tribe of the children of Ruben their . And their coast from Aroer that on the bank of the river Arnon, and the city that in the river, and all the plain Hesbon, and all her that in the plain Dibon Bamothbaal and Bethbaalmeon Jahazah, Kedemoth and Kirathaim, and in all the cities the plainnd all the kingdom of Shon ing of the Amorites which reigned in Hesbon, whom Moses smote with the of Mdian, Evi, Rekem, Zur, Hur and Reba, of Shon, the country. Balam also the son of Beor the soothsayer, the children of Israel sl with the sword among that were slain. And the border of the children of Ruben was Jordan the . This the inheritance of the children of Ruben their , the cities and villages .
And Moses gave unto the tribe of Gad, even unto the children of Gad . And their coast Jazer, and all the cities of , and half the land of the children of Ammon, unto Aroer that before And from Hesbon unto , and Betonim and from Mahanaim unto the border of And in the valley Betharam, Bethnimra, Scoth, and Zaphon, the rest of the kingdom of Shon ing of Hesbon, Jordan and , even unto the edge of the sea of on the other side Jordan astward. This is the inheritance of the children of Gad their , the cities their villages.
And Moses gave unto the half tribe of Manassend the half tribe of by their . And their coast from Mahanaim, all Basan, the kingdom of Oging of Basan, and all the towns of Jair which in Basan, citiesnd half and Astaroth, and Edri, cities of the kingdom of Og in Basan, unto the children of Machir the son of Manasse, th half the children of Machir by their .
These are thewhich Moses inheritance in the of Moab, on the other side Jordan by Jerichoastward. But unto the tribe of Levi Moses gave noinheritance the God of Israel their inheritance, as he said unto them.
The 14th Chapter
And these are the countries which the children inherited in the land of Canaan, which Eleazar the priest, and Josua the son of Nun and the heads of the tribes of the children of Israel, them their inheritance, as the commanded by the hand of Moses, the nine tribes, and the half tribe. For Moses had given inheritance two tribes and an half on the other side Jordanut unto the Levites he gave none inheritance among them. For the children of Joseph were two tribes, Manasse and Ephraim therefore they gave no part unto the Levites in the land, save cities to dwell commanded Moses so the children of Israel did they divided the land.
the children of Juda came unto Josua in nd Caleb the son of the Keneite said unto himhou the said unto Moses the man of God me and thee in . Forty years old was I when Moses the servant of the sent me from to out the landnd I brought word again as in mine heart. Nevertheless my brethren that went up with me the heart of the peopleut I followed the my God.
And Moses sware saying the land whereon thy feet have trodden shall be thine inheritance and thy children for ever because thou hast followed the forty and five years, even since the spake unto Moses, while the children of Israel wandered in the wildernessnd now I am this day and five years yet am as strong this as I was Moses sent me:
Now therefore give me this mountain the that for thou heardest Caleb the son of an Hebron became the inheritance of Caleb the son of the unto this day because he followed the God of Israel. And the name of Hebron was which was a man among the . And the land from war.
The 15th Chapter
the lot of the tribe of the children of Juda their the wilderness of Zin southwardthe part of the south coast. And their south from the of the salt sea from the that southward And it went out the south side to , and along to , and ascended up on the south side , and along t Hezron and went up to Adar, and a compass to Azmon, and went out the river of Egypt
of Jordan. And their border in the north quarter from of the sea Jordan And went up to and along by the north of Betharabah and went to the stone of Bohn the son of And went up Dbir from the valley of Acor, and so northward, toward that before the going up to , which is o the south side of the ivernd
the valley of the son of unto the south side of the Jebusite the Jerusalemnd went up to the top of the that lieth before the valley of Hnnom westward, the of the valley of northward: And the from the hill unto the fountain of water Nephtoah, and out the cities of mount Ephron along unto the side of mount Jarim, Chesalon, on the north side along to mount Balah, and out and the of the the sea. And the west the great sea and the coast. the coast of the children of Juda round about their .
And unto Caleb the son of a part among the children of And Caleb drove thence the three sons of , , Ahman, and Talmai, the of . And he went up thence to the of to him will I give Acsah my daughter to wife. And the son of Ken, the brother of Caleb took itnd he gave him Acsah his daughter to wife. And as she she moved him to ask of her father a fieldnd she off her assnd Caleb said unto her, hat th, ive me a blessing for thou hast given me a land give me also springs of water. he gave her springs, and .
is the inheritance of the tribe of the children of Juda their .
And the cities of the tribe of the children of toward the coast of Edom southward were Kabzel, Eder, and Jagur Kinah, Dimonah, and Hazr, and Ziph, Telem, and Baloth, Hadatah, and Krioth, Hezron, with their villagesAnd , Socoh, and , Adithaim, Gederah, and fourteen cities with their villages
Zenan, , Bethdagon, and sixteen cities with their villages
Lbnah, Ether, and nine cities with their villages
with towns and villagesrom the sea, all that with their villages Asdod with her towns and villages with her towns and villages, unto the river of Egypt and the great sea the
And in the mountains, Jatir, and Socoh and , which is Anab, , and Anim Goen, Holon, and Giloh eleven cities with their villages Arab, Dumah, and Janm, and and which is Hebron and Zior nine cities with their villages Maon, Carmel, , and , and Cain, , and ten cities with their villages Halhul Bethzur, and Gedor Maarath, Bethanoth, and ix cities with their villages which is , and abba two cities with their villages
n the wilderness Betharabah, and , the city of alt, and ix cities with their villages. the Jebusites the of Jerusalem the children of Juda could not out the Jebusites dwell the children of unto this day.
The 16th Chapter
And the lot of the children of Joseph fell from Jordan by Jericho, unto the water of Jericho , the wilderness that goeth up from Jericho throughout mount Bethelnd goeth out from Bethel to Lu, and along unto the borders of nd goeth down westward unto the of Bethhoron the nether, and to and the o the sea. o the children of Joseph, Manasse and Ephraim took their inheritance.
And the children of Ephraim to their the of their inheritance , unto Bethhoron the upper went down from Janoah to Ataroth and Naarath, and Jericho, and went out at Jordan.
border went from westward unto the river Kanah and the were the sea. This is the inheritance of the tribe of the children of Ephraim their the cities the children of Ephraimamong the inheritance of the children of all the cities with their villages. they drve not out the Cananites that dwelt in : but the Cananites dwel among the Ephraites unto this day, and tribute.
The 17th Chapter
the tribe of the father of the rest of the children of by their the children of Abiezer the children of the children of Asriel the children of , the children of the children of hese the male children of Manasse the son of Joseph their . But the son of Hepher the son of , the son of Machir, the son of Manasse, had no sons daughtersnd these are the names of his daughters, , , , and
came before Eleazar the priest, and before Josua the son of Nun, and before the sayinghe commanded Moses to give us an inheritance among our brethren. he gave them an inheritance among the brethren of their father. And there fell ten portions to Manasse beside the land of and which on the other side Jordanecause the daughters of Manasse among his sonsnd sons had the land of .
And the coast of from Aser to that lieth before and went along on the right hand unto the of the children of Ephraim And the coast descended unto the river Ephraim among the cities of the coast of on the north side of the river and the of the sea: Ephraim, andManasses, and the sea is his bordernd they met together in , and in and the of Dor towns and the of Endor towns and the of her towns and the of towns, even three countrieset the children of Manasse could not the children of Israel were waxe strong, they put the Cananites to tribute but them .
And the children of Joseph spake unto sayinghy hast thou given but one lot and one portion to inherit, seeing answered themf be people, then get up to the wood country, and for there in the land of the and of the , if mount Ephraim be too narrow for the children of Joseph saidhe hill not us: all the Cananites that dwell in the have chariots of iron, the valley of Jezreel. And Josua the house of Joseph, Ephraim and Manasse sayingstrong.
The 18th Chapter
And the whole congregation of the children of Israel together at Siloh, and set up the tabernacle of therend the land was before them. there remained among the children of Israel seven tribes which had not their inheritance. And Josua said unto the children of Israel, ow long are ye slack to go possess the land which the God of your fathers hath given you? through the land and it into seven parts Juda shall abide their coast the south, and the house of Joseph shall seven parts, and bring the description hither, that I may cast lots for you here before the our God. he Levites have no part among you for the of the is their inheritance
nd Gad, Ruben, and half the tribe of Manasse have received their inheritance beyond Jordan , which Moses the servant of the gave them.
And the men arose and went nd Josua charged them that went to describe the land saying and through the land and describe it, and come again to me I cast lots for you before the in Siloh. And the men and through the land and described it by cities into seven parts in a book, and to Josua the host at Siloh. And Josua cast lots for them in Siloh before the and there divided the land unto the children of Israel to their .
And the lot of the tribe of the children of Benjamin came up according to their nd the coast of their lot came between the children of Juda and the children of Joseph. And their north from Jordan and went up to the side of Jericho on the north side, and went up through the mountains westward and the at the wilderness of Bethaven
descended to the hill that lieth on the south side of the nether Bethhoron. And the draw and southward, from the hill that lieth before Bethhoron and out at which is , a city of the children of Juda: this the west quarternd the south before the valley of the son of which is in the valley of , and descende the valley of the side of Jebusi
to the stone of Bohan the son of nd along toward the side along to the side of Bethhglah northward and the of the salt sea at the end of Jordanthe south coast.
the inheritance of the children of Benjamin
The 19th Chapter
And the second lot came the tribe of the children of Simeon their nd their inheritance the inheritance of the children of Juda. And their inheritance , , and Moladah, , Balah, and Azem, Eltolad, Bethul and Hormah Ziklag, Bethmarcaboth and Hazsusah, Bethlebaoth, and thirteen cities and their villages: and all the villages that round about these cities Ramath. This is the inheritance of the tribe of the children of Simeon their ut of the portion of the children of Judathe inheritance of the children of Simeonor the part of the children of Juda was too much for them: therefore the children of Simeon had their inheritance the inheritance of them.
And the third lot came u the children of according their nd the of their inheritance the river that before turned from Sarid eastward toward the unto the border of and then goeth out to and goeth up to Japhiand from thence compasseth it on the north side to and in the valley of And , , Smron, , and Bethlehem: twelve cities with their villages. This is the inheritance of the hildren of their cities with their villages.
And the fourth lot came out to the children of cities with their villages. This is the inheritance of the tribe of the children of their , the cities and their villages.
And the fifth lot came out the tribe of the children of Aser their
turneth toward the to Bethdagon, and and the valley of toward the of Bethemek and Neel, and goeth out on the left the coast turneth to Ramah and to the strong city and turneth to and at the sea the Achzib: , Aphek, and Rhob: twenty and two cities with their villages.
This is the inheritance of the tribe of the children of Aser their these cities with their villages.
he sixth lot came out the children of And their coast from Heleph from Zaananim, and Adami, Nekeb and Jabneel Lakum and at Jordan And then the coast turneth westward to , and goeth out from thence to and on the south side, and Aser on the west, and Juda upon Jordan toward the . And nineteen cities with their villages.
This is the inheritance of the tribe of the children of their the cities and their villages.
And the seventh lot of their inheritance was , , of the children of Dan went out themor the children of Dan went up fght against and took it, and smote it with the edge of the sword, and it, and dwelt therein and called Dan, after the name of Dan their father.
This is the inheritance of the tribe of the children of Dan their these cities with their villages. When they had made an end of dividing the land by coasts the children of Israel gave an inheritance Josua the son of Nun among them: the of the they gave him the city which he asked, even in mount Ephraimnd he built the city and dwelt therein.
are the inheritances which Eleazar the priest and Josua the son of Nun, and the fathers of the tribes of the children of Israel divided by lot in Siloh before the , the door of the tabernacle of made an end of dividing the country.
The 20th Chapter
spake unto saying the children of Israel Appoint out cities of I spake unto you by Moseshat the slayer that killeth any person unawares and unwittingly may flee thithernd shall be your refuge from the avenger of blood. And flee unto one of those ities shall stand the entering of the gate of the city and shall his cause in the ears of the elders of city they shall take him into the city unto them, and give him a place that he may dwell among them.
And the avenger of blood after him they shall not deliver the slayer his hand because he smote his , and hated him not .
And he shall dwell in city until he stand before the congregation , and until the death of the high priest that shall be in those days then shall the slayer return and come unto his own city and unto his own house, unto the city from whence he fled. And they appointed Kedes in Galile in mount , and Schem in mount Ephraim, and which is Hebron, in the mountain of Juda. And on the other side Jordan Jericho eastward, they in the wilderness upon the plain out of the tribe of and Ramoth in out of the tribe of Gad and Golan in Basan out of the tribe of Manasse.
These were the cities appointed for all the children of Israel, and the stranger that among them that whosoever killeany person might flee thither and not die by the hand of the avenger of blood, until he stood before the congregation.
The 21st Chapter
hen came the heads of the Levites unto Eleazr the priest, and unto Josua the son of Nun and unto the heads of the tribes of the children of Israelnd spake unto them at Siloh in the land of Canaan sayinghe commanded by Moses to give us cities to dwell in the for our cattle. And the children of Israel gave unto the Levites out of their inheritance, at the of the , these cities their uburbs.
And the lot came out the of the : and the children of Aaron the priest which were of the Levites had by lot out of the tribe of Juda, out of the tribe of Simeon, out of the tribe of Benamin, thirteen cities. And the rest of the children of had by lot out of the of the tribe of Ephraim, out of the tribe of Dan, and out of the half tribe of Manasse ten cities. And the children of Gerson had by lot out of the of the tribe of out of the tribe of Aser, out of the tribe of and out of the half tribe of Manasse in Basan, thirteen cities. he children of Merari by their had out of the tribe of Ruben, out of the tribe of Gad, and out of the tribe of , twelve cities. And the children of Israel gave by lot unto the Levites these cities with their uburbs as the commanded by Moses.
And they gave out of the tribe of the children of Juda, and out of the tribe of the children of Simeon, these cities by namehich the children of Aaron being of the of the , of the children of Levi, : for theirs was the first lot. And they gave them Arba the father of , which is Hebron, in the hill country of Juda, with the uburbs round about it. But the the city and the villages thereof, gave to Caleb the son of his possession.
hus they gave to the children of Aaron the priest Hebron with her Holon with her uburbs, and Dbir with her uburbs, nd Ain with her uburbs, and Jutah with her uburbs, and with her uburbs nine cities out of those two tribes. And out of the tribe of Benjamin Almon with her suburbs four cities. All the cities of the children of Aaron priests were thirteen cities with their uburbs. And the of the children of the children of had the cities of their lot out of the tribe of Ephraim. they gave them with her uburbs in mount Ephraim and Gzer with her uburbsnd Kbzaim with her uburbs Bethhoron with her uburbs four cities. And out of the tribe of Dan with her uburbs And out of the half tribe of Manasse, Tanach with her uburbs Gathrmon with her uburbs two cities. ll the cities
And unto the children of of the of the Levites, out of the other half tribe of Manasse city of refuge for the slayer with her uburbs two cities. And out of the tribe of , Kison with her uburbs with uburbs with her uburbs Enganim with her uburbs four cities. And out of the tribe of Aser, Misal with her uburbs Abdon with her uburbs, with her uburbs Rhob with her uburbs four cities. And out of the tribe of , city of refuge for the slayer the cities of the Gersonites their
of the children of Merari, the rest of the Levites, out of the tribe of with her uburbs with her uburbs, with her uburbs, Nahalal with her uburbs four cities. And out of the tribe of Ruben, with her suburbs four cities. And out of the tribe of Gad, Rmoth in with her suburbs, Mahanaim with her suburbs, Hesbon with her suburbs Jaer with her suburbs four cities in all all the cities the children of Merari their , which were of the of the Levites, were by their lot twelve cities. ll the cities the Levites the possession of the children of Israel were forty eight with their uburbs. hese cities their uburbs round about all cities. And the gave unto Israel all the land which he sware to give unto their fathersnd they it, and dwelt therein. And the gave the rest round about according to all that he sware unto their fathers there stood not a man of all their enemies before them the delivered all their enemies into their hand. There of good thing which the had unto the house of Israel all came to pass.
The 22nd Chapter
Then Josua called the Rubenites, the and the half tribe of Manassend said unto theme have kept all that Moses the servant of the commanded you, and have obeyed my voice in all that I commanded you: e have not left your brethren unto this day but have kept the commandment of the your God. And now the hath given rest unto your brethren as he promised themreturn and unto your tents and unto the land of your possession, which Moses the servant of the gave you on the other side Jordan. But take heed do the commandment and law which Moses the servant of the charged you, love the your God, and walk in his ways and keep his commandments, and cleave unto him, and serve him with all your heart and all your soul.
o Josua blessed them and sent them awaynd they went unto their tents.
the one half of the tribe of Manasse Moses possession in Basan: unto the other half thereof gave Josua their brethren on this side Jordan westward. And when Josua sent them away unto their tents blessed them, he unto them, eturn with much riches unto your tents, and with very much cattle, with silver, gold, brass, iron, and with raiment divide the spoil of your enemies with your brethren.
the children of the children of Gad and half tribe of Manasse returned and departed from the children of Israel out of which is in the land of Canaan, to go unto the country of , to the land of their possession, where they were possessed the of the by the hand of Moses.
And when they came unto the of Jordan that in the land of Canaan the children of the children of Gad and the half tribe of Manasse built an altar by Jordan a great altar to see to. And the children of Israel heard sayehold the children of the children of Gad and the half tribe of Manasse have built an altar the land of Canaan in the borders of Jordan the of the children of Israel the whole congregation of the children of Israel gathered together Siloh, to go them. And the children of Israel sent unto the children of Ruben, to the children of Gad and the half tribe of Manasse into the land of , Phinehs the son of Eleazar the priest, nd with him ten of chief house a throughout all the tribes of Israel of their fathers the thousands of Israel. And they unto the children of Ruben, of Gad and to the half tribe of Manasse, unto the land of and spake with them saying
Thus the whole congregation of the hat is this that ye have against the God of Israel, to turn away this day from the build you an altar rebel this day against the ? Is the of Peor too little for us, we are not cleansed unt this day, there was a plague in the congregation of the But that ye turn away this day from following the rebel against the , he be wroth with the congregation. Notwithstanding if the land of your possession be unclean, then over unto the land of the possession of the , where the tabernacle dwelleth, and among usut rebel not against the nor against us, you altar the altar of the our God. Did not Acan the son of trespass in the thing, and wrath fell on all the congregation of Israel that perished not his
Then the children of Ruben and of Gad and half tribe of Manasse answered and said unto the heads the thousands of Israel The God he knoweth, and Israel shall know if it be or against the , save us not this day we have built us an altar to turn from following the , or to offer theron or , or to offer let the require it And have not rather done it for fear of this time to come your children unto ourhat have ye to do with the God of Israel the hath made Jordan a border between us and you ye children of Ruben and of Gad ye have no part in the : so shall your children make our children cease from fearing the .
herefore we saida witness between us and you and our generations after us, that we that your children not say to in time to come, e have no part in the
or to our generations in time to come, that we say again Behold the of the altar which our fathers made, for nor sacrifices but it a witness between us and you.
God forbid that we should rebel against the and turn this day from , build an altar for sacrifices, the altar of the our God that is before his tabernacle.
And when Phinehs the riest and the of the congregation and heads the thousands of Israel which were with him, heard the words that the children of the children of Gad and the children of Manasse spake, . And Phinehs the son of Eleazar the priest said unto the children of Ruben, of Gad and of Manasse, his day we perceive that the is among us, because ye have not this trespass against the now ye have children of Israel out of the hand of the .
And Phinehs the son of Eleazar the priest and the returned from the children of and of Gad out of the land of unto the land of Canaan, to the children of Israel, and brought them word again. And the pleased the children of Israel and the God, and did not intend to go against them in battle, to destroy the land the children of Ruben and Gad dwelt. And the children of Ruben and the children of Gad called the altar Ed it a witness between us that the is God.
The 23rd Chapter
And it came to pass a long after that the had given rest unto Israel from all their enemies round about, that Josua waxed old and stricken in . for all Israel and for their elders, their heads, their udges and officers, and said unto them I am old and stricken in And ye have seen all that the your God hath done unto all these nations for the your God he fought for you. Behold, I have these nations that remain, to be inheritance your tribes from Jordan, all the nations that I have , even unto the great ea. And the your God shall expel them before you, and ye shall
to do all that is written in the book of the law of Moses, that ye not aside therefromto the right hand or to the lefthat ye not these nations that remain you neither make mention the name of their ods neither serve them nor bow yourselves unto them But unto the your God, as ye have done unto this day. the out before you great nations and as no man hath stand before you . One of you shall chase a thousand: for the your God he fighteth for you, as he hath you.
Take good heed therefore unto , that ye love the your God.
if ye go back and cleave unto the of these nations that remain you and shall make arriages with them, and go them and they to you: they shall be snares and traps unto you, and scourges your sides, and in your eyes, until ye perish from off this good land which the your God hath given you.
this day the way of all the : ye in all your hearts and in all your souls, that hath failed of all the good things which the your God youll are come to pass, and hath failed thereof. as all good things are come upon you, which the your God promised you so shall the bring upon you all evil until he have destroyed you from off this good land which the your God hath given youhen ye have transgressed the of the your God, which he commanded you and have gone and served ods, and bowed yourselves to themhen shall the of the you, and ye shall perish quickly from off the good land which he hath given you.
The 24th Chapter
And Josua gathered all the tribes of Israel to Schem, and called for elders of Israel, and for their heads, udges and officers presented themselves before God. And Josua said unto all the people, hus saith the God of Israel Your fathers dwelt on the other side of the flood in old time even the father of Abraham and Nachor and served ods. I took your father Abraham from the other side of the flood, and him the land of Canaan, and multiplied his seed, and gave him Isaac. And I gave unto Isaac Jacob and Esaund I gave unto Esau mount Seir to possess itut Jacob and his children went down into Egypt.
I sent Moses and Aaronnd I plagued Egypt, I did among them and I brought you outnd I brought your fathers out of Egyptnd ye came unto the sea and the Egyptians after your fathers with chariots and horsemen unto the ed sea. And they cried unto the he put darkness between you and the Egyptians and brought the sea upon them and covered themnd your eyes have seen what I have done in Egyptnd ye dwelt in the wilderness a long season. And I brought you into the land of the Amorites which dwelt on the other side Jordannd they fought with you: and I gave them into your hand ye their nd I destroyed them .
Then Balak the son of Zipor, ing of Moab arose and warred against Israel, and sent and called Balam the son of Beor to curse you But I would not hearken unto therefore he blessed you so I delivered you out of his hand. And ye went over Jordan, and came unto Jericho the of Jericho fought against you the Amorites,
of the Amoritesbut not with sword with bow. And I you a land which ye did not labor, and cities which y built not, and ye dwel in them and which ye planted not ye
fear the and serve him in and truth: nd put away the gods which your fathers served on the other side of the flood, and in Egypt and serve the .
if it seem evil unto you to serve the , choose you this day whom y will serve whether the ods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the flood, the ods of the Amorites in whose land ye a and my house will serve the .
And the people answered and said, God forbid that we should forsake the serve ods For the our God he it is that brought us and our fathers out of the land of Egypt, the house of bondage, and which did those in our sight, and preserved us in all the way we went and among all the through And the out before us all the the Amorites which dwelt in the landwill serve the for he is our God.
Josua said unto the people, e cannot serve the : for he is an holy God your transgression sin. ye forsake the and serve strange ods, he will turn and do you and consume you, after that he hath done you good. And the people ay but we will serve the .
Josua said unto the , e are witnesses yourselves that ye have chosen you the , to serve himnd they saide are witnesses. put away, said he, the strange ods which are among you, and your heart unto the God of Israel. And the people he our God will serve and his voice will obey. o Josua made a covenant with the people day and set in Schem.
And Josua wrote these words in the book of the law of God, and took a great stone and it under an oak that the sanctuary of the . And Josua said unto all the peopleehold, this stone shall be a witness unto us for it hath heard all the words of the which he spake ust shall be therefore a witness unto you, lest ye your God. o Josua let the people depart every man unto his inheritance.
And after these things that Josua the son of Nun the servant of the died being an hundred and ten years old. they buried in the of his inheritance in which is in mount Ephraim, on the north side of the hill of Gaas.
And Israel served the all the days of Josua, and all the days of the elders that overlived Josua, and which had all the works of the that he had done Israel. And the bones of Joseph, which the children of Israel brought out of Egypt, buried in Schem, in a parcel of ground which Jacob bought of the sons of Hmor the father of for an hundred pieces of silver became the inheritance of the children of Joseph. And Eleazar the son of Aaron died they buried in that pertained to Phinehs his son was given him in ount Ephraim.
The end of the book of Josua.