the death of Moses the servant of the the spke unto Josua the son of Nun Moses minister sayingMoses y servant is dead. Now 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 . There shall not a man be able to thee all the days of thy life. s 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 swre unto their fathers to give them.
according to all the law which Moses y servant commanded thee. Turn to the right hand to the left that thou mayest thou .ook of thaw depart out of thy mouth but therein day and night that thou mayest to do according to all that is written therin. For then shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have thy God is 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 Gadites and half the tribe of Manasse spke sayingRemember
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 Jordan But ye before your brethren rmed, all
men of , and help them until the ha given your brethren rest, as e hath you, and
they also have the land which the your God giveth them. hen return unto the
land of your possession and enjoy it, which Moses the servant gave you on this side
Jordan toward the . And they answered sayingAll 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 e was with Moses.hosoever
thy and will not hearken unto thy words in all that thou commandest him, Only be strong and of good courage.
Josua the son of Nun sent out of Sttim two secretly saying named Rahab, and lodged there. And it was told the ing of Jericho sayingBehold there came men in hither tonight of the children of Israel to out the country. And the ing of Jericho sent unto Rahab sayingring forth the men come to thee, entered into thine house for they come to search out all the .
And the woman took the two men and hid themnd said came men unto me but I knw not whence they . And about the time of shutting of the gate when it was dark, went outhither went I know 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 pursued after them gone out, they shut the .
And they , she came up unto them upon the roof, and said unto the menI know that the hath given you the land, that you fallen upon us, and that the of the land faint . For we have heard how the dried up the water of the edea 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, e is God in heaven above and on earth beneath.
Now therefore swear unto me by the I have show you , that ye also show unto my fathers house and give me a true tokennd 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 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 th whosoever 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 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
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.
And Josua rose earlynd they removed from and came to Jordan, he and all the children of Israel, and there before they over. And after three days the officers went the host, and 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.ome 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 tomorrow the wonders among you.
Josua spke unto the priests sayingTake 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 bear the ark of the stand still in
Josua the children of Israel, hither and hear the words of the
your God. And Josua saidHereby ye shall know that the living God is among you, and that e
will without fail out before you the the the the the
the Amorites and the Jebusites. Behold, the ark of the of the Lord of all
the before you into Jordan.
of every tribe a man. And as soon as the soles of the feet of the priests 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 up a heap. And when the people
from their tents to over Jordan, the priests bearing the ark of the
before the people as bre the ark unto Jordan, and the feet of the priests
bre 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 the sea of
the the alt ea and the people right against
Jericho. And the priests bre the ark of the ,
until all the people clean over Jordan.
Take you twelve men out of the people, of every tribe a mannd command y them sayingake you hence out of the midst of Jordan 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 Israel, that this may be a sign among you when your children ask their fathers in time to come sayinghat mean ye these stones? then them that the water of Jordan the ark of the of the : it over Jordan, the water of Jordan . And 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 bre the ark of the stood
unto this day. For the priests bre 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 clean over, the ark of the , and the priests the people. And the children of 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 spke unto sayingommand the priests bear the ark of come up out of Jordan. commanded the priests saying up out of Jordan. And when the priests bre the ark of the of the out of Jordan the 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 the east border of Jericho.
And the twelve stones which they took out of Jordan Josua in . And he spke unto
the children of Israel sayinghen your children ask in time to come sayinghat mean these
stones? your children came over this Jordan on dry land. For the your
God dried up the water of Jordan before you until ye over, as the your God did
the ed ea, which e dried up before us we over, that all the people of the
know the hand of the mighty, that ye might fear the your God for ever.
And when all the kings of the Amorites on th side Jordan and all the kings of the Cananites the sea heard the had dried up the water of Jordan before the children of Israel until 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 came out of Egypt were males, all men of war, died in the wilderness by the way after they came out of Egypt. Now all the people came out were circumcisedut all the people were born in the wilderness 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 would not show them the land which the swre unto their fathers that e would give us, a land that floweth with milk and honey. And their children up in their stead them Josua circumcised for they were uncircumcised, because they circumcised them 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 assover the fourteenth day of the month at in the of Jericho. And they ate of the corn of the land on the morrow after assover, cakes and parched corn 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 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 captain of the
host of the now come. And Josua fell on his face to the earth and , and
said unto him, hat saith my ord unto his servant And the captain of the host said unto
thy off thy ft, for the place whereon thou standest is holy. And Josua did so.
Jericho was shut of the children of Israel went out in. And the said , I have given into thine hand Jericho and king 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 blew with the , and the came after the ark, with the . And commanded the people saying, shout your voice, any word proceed out of your mouth until the day I bid you shouthen 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 , with the . And the second day they compassed the city once and returned into the o they did six days.
And the seventh day they rose early the dawning of the day, and compassed the city the same manner seven timesnly that they compassed the city seven times.
And at the seventh time, the priests blew with the , Josua said unto the people, houtor the hath given you the city. the city shall be , it and all therin, the nly Rahab the harlot shall live, she and all with her in the house, because she hid the messengers that we sent. And in a the thing, lest ye make yourselves 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 out the countryo into the harlots house, and bring out thence the woman and all that , as ye swre her. And the young men were spies went in and brought Rahab and her father and mother and brethren and all that she hadnd they brought out all her and them the of Israel.
And they burn the city with fire and all that was therin. Only the silver 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 Israel even unto this day, because she hid the messengers Josua sent to spy out Jericho.
And Josua at that time, saying, ursed be the man before the riseth up and
buildeth this city Jericho lay the foundation his , and his youngest set up the gates the was with Josua, and his fame was
But the children of Israel trespass in the thing for Acan 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 spke unto them saying, up and view the country. And the men went up and Ai. And returned Josua and said unto him, et not all the people go up, but let two or three thousand men go up and Ai and 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 gate even 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 , hast hou brought this people over Jordan to deliver us into the hand of the Amorites to destroy usould to God we had and dwelt on the other side Jordan O 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
liest thou thus upon thy face? Israel hath sinned and also transgressed which I commanded them their own stuffherefore the children of Israel stand before their enemies turn their backs before their enemies, because they . Neither will I be with you any more, ye destroy the from among you.
Up sanctify the people and against for saith the God of Israel is Israel stand before enemies until ye the from among you. the tribe which the shall come by householdsnd the household which the shall shall come man by man. And he that is the shall be burn 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 he brought the , and Zabdi was nd he brought his household man by man, and Acan 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 imnd me what thou hast done hide it not from me. And Acan answered Josua and said I have sinned against the God of Israel, and and have I done I saw among the spoil a goodly Babyloni 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 Josua 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 alley of Acor.
And Josua said hast troubled ushe 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 . the name of th place called the alley of unto this day.
And the said unto ear not, b 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 . Go not very far from the city, all readynd I and all the people are with me will approach unto the city. And 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 cityor the your God will deliver it into your hand. ye have taken the city, that ye set on fire. According 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 were with him, went up and drew nigh, and came before the city and pitched on the north side of Ai a 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 host on the north of the city and the 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 knew not that there
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 went not out after Israelnd they left the city open and after Israel.
the said unto tretch out the that is in hand toward Ai, for I it. And Josua 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 and ehold, the smoke of the city ascended up to heavennd they had no to flee this way or that the people 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, on side and on . And they them, so that they let none remain or escapend 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 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 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 e commanded Josua. And Josua Ai and made it a 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 carcass down the tree and cast it the of the gate of the city, and theron a great heap of stones that remaineth unto this day.
Then Josua built an altar unto the God of Israel in ount Ebal, as Moses the servant of the commanded the children of Israel, as it is written in the ook of the aw of Moses: an altar of stone over which no And he wrote there upon the stones the aw 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 bre the ark of the
of the the stranger as that born among them half of them Mount and half of them ount 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 ook of the
awhere was not word of all that Moses commanded which Josua read not before
all the congregation of Israel, with women and and the strangers among them.
And when all the kings on this side Jordan, in the hills and valleys and all the of the reat ea, 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, they , and went and ambassadors, and took old sacks upon their sses, and old and rent and , and old shoes 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 come from a far countryow therefore make with us. And the men of Israel said unto the Hvites,
And they said unto Josua, e are thy servants. And Josua said unto them, are yend whence come ye? And they himFrom a very far country thy servants come the name of the thy God for we have heard the fame of him and all that he did in Egypt, and all that he did to the two kings of the Amorites beyond Jordan Shon king of and Og king of at . our elders and all the of our country spke to us sayingake with you the , and go them and say unto theme are your servants. herefore out of our houses the day we of wine which we filled were new and , they rentnd these our garments and shoes old by reason of the long ourney.
And the men took of their , and the mouth of the . And Josua made peace with them, and made a with them to the live and the of the congregation swre unto them. three days after they had made with them, they heard that they were neighbors 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 swre 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 Josua and said it was told thy servants how the thy God commanded his servant Moses to give you all the land and to destroy all the of therefore we were sore afraid 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
when Adonizedec ing of Jerusalem had heard how Josua had taken Ai and had destroyed itas 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 th they feared was a great city, as of the , and greater than Ai and all men were mighty. Adonizedec 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 sayingCome 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 servantsome 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 handhere 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 the Bethoron, the cast down great stones from heaven upon them unto , they died. here were more died with hailstones than the children of Israel slew with the sword.
Then spke 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 thouoon, in the alley of Aialon. And the sun and the moon until the people had avenged themselves upon their enemies. Is not this written in the ook 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 Josua returned 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 in a cave at . And Josua said, oll great stones the mouth of the cave and men to keep them. And sta ye not, but after your enemies and smite the hindmost of them. 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 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 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 , 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 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 Libna. And the delivered it also into the hand smote it with the edge of the sword and all the souls 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 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 were therein destroyed it utterly and all the souls were therein.
Josua returned and all Israel with him to Dbir, and fought against itnd took it, and the king thereof and all the nd smote them with the edge of the sword and utterly destroyed all the souls were therein let . he to Hebron, so he did to and the ing thereof, as he to Libna and her ing.
Josua smote all the all their kings let , but utterly destroyed all that breathed, as the
God of Israel commanded. And Josua smote them from unto , and all the
of Gosn, even unto . And all thse kings and their land Josua at one time
because the God of Israel fought for Israel. And Josua returned and all Israel with him
unto the to .
he sent to Jobab king of Madon, and to the king of , and to the ing of nd the ings in the mountains, and the under Hermon in the land of out and all their hosts with them even as the the in with horses and chariots many. And all these ings together, came and pitched together the water of Merom to fight Israel.
And the said unto e not afraid of them for tomorrow about this time will deliver them all slain before Israelhou shalt their horses and burn their chariots with fire. Josua came and all the of war with him against them the water of Merom suddenly, and fell upon them. And the delivered them into the hand of Israel smote them and chased themreat Sidon, and unto smote them until they none remaining. And Josua them as the bade him their horses and burn their chariots with fire.
Josua at that time turned back and took and smote ing with the swordor Hazr was the head of all those kingdoms. And they smote all the souls were therein with the edge of the sword, utterly destroying themnd burn Hazr with firend all the cities of those ings, all the kings of them, Josua and smote them with the edge of the sword and utterly destroyed them 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 same, even from ount Halak that goeth up to Seir, unto in the alley of under ount Hermon. And 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 All 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 all the mountains of Juda, and all the mountains of Israel. Josua destroyed them utterly with their cities.here 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.
are the kings of the land the children of Israel smote and their land on the other side Jordan , from the iver Arnon unto ount Hermon and all the plain : Shon ing of the Amorites dwelt in and ruled from Aroer, which the of the iver Arnon, the middle of the river, and half unto the iver , the border of the children of Ammonnd the plain the ea of , and unto the sea the plain the alt ea , the way to and south under
was of the remnant of the dwelt at and and reigned in ount Hermon and in 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 smote and Moses the servant of the gave a possession unto the and the of Manasse.
are the ings of the country which Josua and the children of Israel smote on this side Jordan, from in the alley of even unto ount 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
ing of Jerichohe ing of Ai beside Bethelhe ing of Jerusalem of the nations
ing ll the ings thirty and one.
Josua was old and stricken in years the said unto him: hou 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 from Egypt unto the borders of northward, which counted five ords of the Philistines the , , , , the from the southll the land of the Cananites, and that the , unto Aphek, to the borders of the Amoritesnd the land of the , and all toward the , from under ount 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 of with the Rubenites and the Gadites have received their inheritance which Moses gave them beyond Jordan astward even as Moses the servant of the gave them: from Aroer that the of the iver Arnon the city in the midst of the rivernd all the plain of unto Dibon and all the cities of ing of the Amorites reigned in Hesbon, unto the border of the children of Ammon and , and the border the Gesurites and Machathites, and all ount Hermon and all Basan unto all the kingdom of Og in reigned in and remained of the
Nevertheless the children of Israel expelled not the Gesurites nor the ut the Gesurites and the Machathites dwel among the Israelites unt this day. Only unto the tribe of Levi he gave no inheritance the of the God of Israel their inheritance as e said unto them.
And Moses gave unto the tribe of the children of on the bank of the iver Arnon, and the city that in the river, and all the plain and all her that in the plain: Dibon Bamothbaal and Bethbaalmeon Jahazah, Kedemoth and Kirathaim, and and all the cities the plainnd all the kingdom of Shon ing of the Amorites reigned in Hesbon, whom Moses smote with the of Evi, Rekem, Zur, Hur and Reba, of the country. Balam also the son of Beor the soothsayer, the children of Israel sl with the sword among 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 Jazer, and all the cities of , and half the land of the children of Ammon, unto Aroer that before nd from Hesbon unto , and Betonim and from Mahanaim unto the border of nd 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 ea 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 of from Mahanaim, all Basan, the kingdom of Oging of Basan, and all the towns of Jair which in Basan, cities and half and Astaroth, and Edri, cities of the kingdom of Og in Basan, unto the children of Machir the son of Manasse, half the children of Machir by their .
These are the which Moses inheritance in the of Moab on the other side Jordan by
Jericho astward. But unto the tribe of Levi Moses gave inheritance the God of
Israel their inheritance, as e said unto them.
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 . For Moses had given inheritance two tribes and a on the other side Jordanut unto the Levites he gave no inheritance among themor the children of Joseph were two tribes Manasse and Ephraim. herefore they gave no part unto the Levites in the land, save cities to dwell in the suburbs for their cattle. As the 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 went up with me the heart of the peopleut I followed the my God.
And Moses swre 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 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 how the were there, and the cities were great and . the
will be with me, I shall drive them out as the said. And Josua blessed 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
the lot of the tribe of the children of Juda their the ilderness of Zin southward the part of the south . And their south 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 to Azmon and went out the river of Egypt
even unto the of Jordan. And their border in the north quarter from of the sea Jordan. And went up to Bethhgla and along by the north of Betharabah and went to the stone of Bohn the son of nd went up Dbir from the alley of Acor, and so northward toward that before the to , which is o the south side of the ivernd unto the south side of the Jebusitethe Jerusalemnd went up to the top of the that lieth before the alley of Hnnom westward, hill unto the fountain of water Nephtoah, and out the cities of along unto the side of ount Jarim, Chesalon on the north side And the west the reat ea and the . the of the children of Juda round about their .
And unto Caleb the son of a part among the children of Juda, the of the to Josua, even the city of father of which city is Hebron. And Caleb drove thence the three sons of , Ahman, and Talmai, the of . And he went up thence to the of and taketh it to him will I give Acsah my daughter wife. And the son of Ken, the brother of Caleb took itnd he gave him Acsah his daughter wife. And as she she moved him to ask of her father a fieldnd she alighted her assnd Caleb said unto her, hat he , ive me a blessing for thou hast given me a landive me also springs of water. he gave her springs and . This is the inheritance of the tribe of the children of Juda their
And the cities of the tribe of the children of toward the of Edom southward were Kabzel, Eder, and Jagur Kinah, Dimonah, and Hazr, and Ziph, Telem, and Baloth, Hadatah, and Krioth, Hezron cities are twenty and nine with their villages. And in the , Socoh, and , Adithaim, Gederah, and Geerothaim: fourteen cities with their villages
Zenan, , Bethdagon, and Makedah: sixteen cities with their villages
: nine cities with their villages
with towns and villages from 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 reat ea the thereo.
And in the mountains 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 , , and Tmnah: ten cities with their villages Halhul Bethzur, and Gedor Maarath, Bethanoth, and : ix cities with their villageswhich is , and abba two cities with their villages
in the wilderness Betharabah, and , the ity 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.
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 ount Bethel and goeth out from Bethel to Lu, and along unto the borders of and goeth down westward unto the of Bethhoron the ether and to and the 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 ppernd went out to
on the orth side and went down from Janoah to Ataroth and Naarah, and
Jericho and went out at Jordan. border went from westward unto the iver
Kanah and the were the sea. This is the inheritance of the tribe of the children of Ephraim
their the cities the children of Ephraim among the inheritance of the
children of all the cities with their villages. they drove not out
the Cananites dwelt in but the Cananites dwel among the Ephraites unto this day
the tribe of was the 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 Semida. These 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 Jordan because the daughters of Manasse among his sonsnd sons had the land of .
And the of from Aser to that lieth before and went along on the right hand unto the of the children of Ephraim. And the descended unto the iver Ephraim among the cities of Manasse. he of on the north side of the river, 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 waxed strong, they put the Cananites to tribute, but them .
And the children of Joseph spke 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 ount Ephraim be too
narrow for the children of Joseph said hill not for all the
Cananites dwell in the have chariots of iron, of Jezreel. And Josua
the house of Joseph, Ephraim and Manasse saying, for it is a wood and
shal it iron chariots and they be strong.
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 the and come again to me.ivide it into seven parts Juda shall abide their the south, and the house of Joseph shall their the north. therefore into 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. And Gad 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 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 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 ilderness of Bethaven descended to the hill that lieth on the south side of the ether Bethhoron. And the draw and southward, from the hill that lieth before Bethhoron and at which is , a city of the children of Juda: this the west quarternd the south from the of that lieth before the alley of the on of which is in the alley of to the stone of Bohan the son of and along toward the side along to the side of Bethhglah northward and the
the inheritance of the children of Benjamin
of the tribe of the children of
: twelve cities with their villages
cities with their villages. This is the inheritance of the children of
the tribe of the children of
the inheritance of the
. This is the inheritance of the tribe of the children of
of their inheritance was of the children of the children of
This is the inheritance of the tribe of the children of these cities with their
villages.he the children of the of the tribe of the children of
the children of that the slayer 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 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 shall be in those days. hen 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 ount , and Schem in ount 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 the tribe of and Ramoth in the tribe of Gad and Golan in Basan the tribe of Manasse.
These were the cities appointed for all the children of Israel and the stranger
among them that whosoever kille any person might flee thither and not die by the hand of the avenger of blood until he stood before the congregation.
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 spke 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 nd the children of Aaron the priest were of the Levites had by lot the tribe of Juda, the tribe of Simeon, the tribe of thirteen cities. And the rest of the children of had by lot the of the tribe of Ephraim, the tribe of Dan, and the of Manasse ten cities. And the children of Gerson had by lot the of the tribe of the tribe of Aser, the tribe of and the of Manasse in thirteen cities.he children of Merari by their had the tribe of Ruben, the tribe of Gad, and 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 the tribe of the children of Juda, and the tribe of the children of Simeon these cities by name which 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 and Holon with her uburbs, and Dbir with her uburbs, and Ain with her uburbs, and Jutah with her uburbs, and with her uburbs: nine cities those two tribes. And 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 the tribe of Ephraim. they gave them with her uburbs Bethhoron with her uburbs: four cities. And the tribe of Dan with her uburbs: four cities. And the of Manasse, Tanach with her uburbs Gathrmon with her uburbs: two cities. were ten with their uburbs.
of the children of Merari, the rest of the Levites, the tribe of
with her uburbs with her uburbs, with her uburbs,
Nahalal with her uburbs: four cities. And the tribe of Ruben, with her suburbs:
four cities. And the tribe of Gad, Rmoth in
with her suburbs, Mahanaim with her suburbs, Hesbon with her suburbs Jaer with
her suburbs: four cities in allo all the cities the children of Merari their ,
were of the of the Levites, were by their lot twelve cities. 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 e swre to give unto their fathersnd they it and
dwelt therein. And the gave the rest round about according to all that e swre 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. ll came to pass.
Then Josua called the the Gadites and the of and said unto theme have kept all that Moses the servant of the commanded you, and have obeyed my voice in all that I commanded youe 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 e promised them. return 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 is ways and keep is commandments, and cleave unto im, and serve im with all your heart and all your soul.o Josua blessed them and sent them awaynd they went unto their tents.
t one half of the tribe of Manasse Moses possession in 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 raimentivide the spoil of your enemies with your brethren.
And the children of the children of Gad and the 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, they 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 of Manasse built an altar by Jordan a great altar to see And when the children of Israel heard the whole congregation of the children of Israel gathered together to go them. And the children of Israel sent unto the children of to the children of Gad and the of Manasse into the land of , Phinehs the son of Eleazar the priest and 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 of Gad and to the of Manasse, unto the land of and spke 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 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 ut that ye turn away this day from following the ye rebel today against the , tomorrow e 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 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 the of Manasse answered and said unto the heads the thousands of IsraelThe God knoweth, and Israel shall knowf 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 Gade have no part in the o shall your children make our children cease from fearing the .
herefore we said be a witness between us and you and our generations after us, that we sacrifices and that your children not say to in time to come, e have no part in the
we they should so say to us or to our generations in time to come, that we say again 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 is tabernacle.
And when Phinehs the riest and the of the congregation and heads the thousands of Israel were with him heard the words that the children of the children of Gad and the children of Manasse spke, . And Phinehs the son of Eleazar the priest said unto the children of of Gad and of Manassehis day we perceive that the is among us, because ye have not this trespass against the . ow 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 Ruben 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 is
a witness between us that the is God.
And it came to pass a long after 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 themI am old and stricken in . And ye have seen all that the your God hath done unto all these nations for the your God e 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 reat . And the your God shall expel them
to do all that is written in the ook of the aw of Moses, that ye not aside therefrom to the right hand or to the left that ye not these nations that remain you neither make mention swear by 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 Gode fighteth for you, as e 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 come to pass, and hath failed thereof. as all good things come upon you
which the your God promised you so shall the bring upon you all evil until e have
destroyed you from off this good land which the your God hath given you when ye have
transgressed the of the your God which e 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 e hath given you.
And Josua gathered all the tribes of Israel to Schem, and called for elders of Israel and for their headsudges and officers presented themselves before God. And Josua said unto all the people, hus saith the God of Israel fathers dwelt on the other side of the in old time even the father of Abraham and and served ods. I took your father Abraham from the other side of the 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 ount 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 ea. And they cried unto the e put darkness between you and the Egyptians and brought the sea upon them and covered them. And 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 dwelt on the other side Jordan. And 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 herefore 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 Amorites but 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
put away the gods which your fathers served on the other side of the 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 , 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 odsor the our Gode it is that brought us and our fathers out of the land of Egypt, the house of bondage, and 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 dwelt in the landwill serve the for e is our God.
Josua said unto the people, e cannot serve the for e is a holy God a your will turn and do you and consume you after e 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 the to serve imnd 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 made a covenant with the people day and set in Schem.
And Josua wrote these words in the ook of the aw 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 e spke us. It 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 a hundred and ten years old. they buried in the of his inheritance in which is in ount Ephraim, on the north side of the ill of Gaas.
And Israel served the all the days of Josua, and all the days of the elders and had all the works of the that e 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 the sons of Hmor the father of for a 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