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The troc Spies and Rahab.

JOSHUA, IV.

The Passage over Jordan. 12 Now therefore, I pray you, swear B. C. 1451. 6 And Joshua spake unto the priests, unto me by the LORD, since I have - saying, Take a up the ark of the coven. shewed you kindness, that ye will also a Nu.4.15. nant, and pass over before the people. shew kindness unto my father's house, Ge.24.3,9. And they took up the ark of the cove. and give me a true token :c

11Sa. 20.16.17. nant, and went before the people. 13 And that ye will save alive my fa- R..1.31 | 7 And the LORD said unto Joshua, This ther, and my mother, and my brethren,! iT1.5.8. day will I begin 10 magnify d thee in and my sisters, and all that they have, ic Ex.12.13. the sight of all Israel, that they may know and deliver our lives from death.

ver.18. that, as e I was with Moses, so I will be 14 And the men answered her, Our Eze.9.4-6. with thee. life 1 for yours, if ye utter not this our dc.4.14. 18 And thou shalt command the priests business. And it shall be, when the LORD ICh.29.25. that bear the ark of the covenant, saying. hath given us the land, that we will deal 2Ch.1.1. When ye are come to the brink of the kindly f and truly with thee.

Ps.18.35. water of Jordan, ye shall stand & still in 15 Then she let h them down by a cord e c.1.5. I Jordan. through the window : for her house was 1 instead of 9 And Joshua said unto the children of upon the town wall, and she dwelt upon you to die. Israel, Come hither, and hear the words the wall.

If Ge.24.49. of the LORD your God. 16 And she said upto thern, Get you to Ju.1.24. 10 And Joshua said, Hereby ye shall the mountain, lest the pursuers meet you: 1Sa. 20.8. know that the living i God 19 among you, and hide yourselves there three days, g ver. 17. and that he will without failj drive k out until the pursuers be returned : andafter-h Ac.9 25. from before you the Canaanites, and the ward may ye go your way.

Ji De.5.26. Hittites, and the Hivites, and the Periz. 17 And the men said unto her, We will Mat.16.16. zites, and the Girgashites, and the Amo. be blameless l of this thine oath which iTh.1.9. rites, ar.d the Jebusites. thou bast made us swear

i c.21.45. In Behold, the ark of the covenant of J8 Bebold, when we come into the land, k Ex.33.2 the m LORD of all the earth passeth over thou shalt bind this line of scarlet thread De. 7.1. before you into Jordan. in the window which thou didst let us Ps.44.2. 12 Now therefore take you n twelvo down by: and o tbou shalt 2 bring thy fa-1 Le. 19.11,12. men out of the tribes of Israel, out of ther, &iby mother, & thy brethren, & all Nu 30.2. every tribe a man. thy father's household, home unto thee. 2Sa. 21.1,2,7. 13 And it shall come to pass, as soon pas

19 And it shall be, that whosoever shall m ver. 13. the soles of the feet of the priests that go out of the doors of thy house into the Is 54.5. bear the ark of the LORD, the Lord of all street, his blood shall be upon his head, & Mi.4.13. the earth, shall rest in the waters of Jor. we will be guiltless: & whosoever shall be Zec.1.14.6.5. dan, that the waters of brdan shall be with thee in the house, his blood shall ben c.4.2. cut off from the waters that come down on our head, gif any hand be upon him. o c.6.23. from above; and they shall stand r upon

20 And if thou utter & this our business, gather. an heap. then we will be quit of thine oath which p ver. 15, 16. 14 And it came to pass, when the peo there hast made us to swear.

19 IK1.2.32. ple removed from their tents, to pass over 31 And she said, According unto your 'Mat. 27.25. Jordan, and the prie ts bearing the t ark words, so be it. And she sent them away, Ir Ps.78.13. of the covenant before the people; and they departed and she bound the Pr. 11.13. 15 And as they that bare the ark were scarlet line in the window.

t De.31.26. come unto Jordan, and the feet v of the 22 And they went, and came unto the Je.3.16. priests that bare the ark were dippedinthe mountain, and abode there three days, He 9.4. brim of the water,(for Jordanw overflowuntil the pursuers were returned : and u Mat. 27.24. eth all his banks all the time of harvest.) thie pursuers sought them throughout all v ver. 13. 16 That the waters which came down the way, but found them not.

Jw ICh.12.15. from above stood and rose up x upon an 23 So the two men returned, and de- Je 12.5. heap very far from the city Adam, that 18 scended from the mountain, and passed Ps.114.3.

beside Zaretan: y and those that came over, and came to Joshua the son of Nun, lv IK1.4.12.

downtoward the z sea of the plain,eventhe and told him all things that befel them: Zartanah. salt sea, failed, and were cut off : and the

24 And they said uut Joshua, Truly the 1K1.7.46. people passed over right against Jericho. LORD hath delivered a into our hands all Zarthan. I 17 And the priests that bare the ark of the land : for even all the inhabitants of z De.3.17. the covenant of the LORD stood firm on the country do faint 3 because of us. Ja Ex.23.31. dry b ground in the midst of Jordan, and CHAP. II.

| c.21.44. all the Israelites passed over on dry AND Joshua rose early in the morn-3 melt.ver. 9. ground, until all the people were passed A ing: and they removed from Shit-b Ex.14.29. clean over Jordan. tim, cand came to Jordan, he and all the c c.2.1.

CHAP. IV. children of Israel, and lodged there before d c. 1.10, 11. LA ND it came to pass, when all the peo they passed over

Je Nu.10.33. A ple were clean passed over Jordan, Ad it came to pass, after three days, f De 31.9,25. Ithat the LORD spake unto Joshua, saying. that the officers went d through the host; g De.27. 2 Take you twelve men out of the peo.

3 And they commanded the people, sav. h Ex.19.12. ine. When ye see the ark e of the covenant" since yester-1 3 Aud command ye them, saying, Take of the LORD your God, and the f pries's day and the you hence out of the midst of Jordan, out the Levites bearing it, then ye shall re-third day. Pof the place where the priests' feet stood move from your place, and go after it. JiEx. 19.10.14. firm, twelve stones ; g and ye shall carry

4 Yet there shall be a space h between Le 20.7. bem over with you, and leave them in you and it, about two thousand cubits by Nu.11.18. the lodging place where ye shall lodge measure : come not near unto it, that yel c.7.13. this might may know the way by which ye must go: iSa. 16.5. 4 Then Joshua called the twelve men forye have not passed this way heretofore. Job 1.5. whom he had prepared of the children

6 And i Joshua said unto the people. Joel 2.16. of Israel, out of every tribe a man: Sanctify yourselves : for to-morrow thel Jno.17.19. 15 And Joshua said unto them, Pas over LORD will do wouders k among you. k Ps.86.10. before the ark of the LORD your God

The Passage over Jondan.

JOSHUA .

Ceasing of the Manna. into the midst of Jordan, and take you! B. C. 1452 dan on dry land. ap every man of you a stone upon his

23 For the LORD your God dried up the shoulder, according unto the number of a Ex.14.21. waters of Jordan from before you, until the tribes of the children of Israel: b Ex. 13. 14. ye were passed over, as the LORD your

6 That this may be a sign among you, De.6.20. Goddid a to the Red sea, which he dried up that when b your children ask their fa- ver.21. from before us, until we were gone over: thers 1 in time to come, saying, What Ps.44.1. 24 That c all the people of the earth mean ye by these stones?

78.3-8. might know the hand of the LORD, thy 7 Then ye shall answer them, That d the 1 to-morrow. it is mighty; that ye might fear tha waters of Jordan were cut off before the ciKi.8.42.43. LORD your God for ever. ark of the covenant of the LORD ; when 2Ki.19.19.

CHAP. V.' it passed over Jordan, the waters of Jor- Ps. 106.8. LA ND it came to pass when all the kings dan were cut off : and these stones shall Je.10.6,7. A of the Amorites, which were on the be for a memorial e unto the children of Da.4.34,35. side of Jordan westward, and all the kings Israel for ever.

2 all days. of the Canaanites, which f were by the

of the Canaanites, when J. 8 And the children of Israel did so as d c.3.13.16. sea, heard g that the LORD had dried ap Soshua commanded, and took up twelve c Nu.16.40. Ithe waters of Jordan from before the stones out of the midst of Jordan, as the Ps.111.4. children of Israel, until we were passed LORD spake unto Joshua, according to f Nu. 13.29. Jover, that h their heart melted, neither the number of the tribes of the children g Ex. 15.14,15 was there spirit i in them any more, be of Israel, and carried them over with k c.2.9.11. cause of the children of Israel. them unto the place where they lodged, Ps.48.6. 2 At that time the LORD said unto and laid them down there.

Eze 21.7. Joshua, Make thee sharp 3 knives, and 9 And Joshua set up twelve k stones in i 1Ki. 10.5. circumcise again the children of Israel the midst of Jordan, in the place wherek Ex.24.12. the second time. the feet of the priests which bare the ark 28.21. 3 And Joshua made him sharp knives, of the covenant stood : and they are there iKi.18.31. land circumcised the children of Israel a! unto this day.

3 or, knives 14 the hill of the foreskins. 10 For the priests which bare the ark of flints. | 4 And this is the cause why Joshua did stood l in the midst of Jordan, until every Ex.4.25. Icircumcise : All m the people that came thing was finished that the LORD com-1 c.3.13. out of Egypt, that were males, even all the manded Joshua to speak upto the people, 4 or, Gibeah. Imen of war, died in the wilderness by according to all that Moses commanded haaraloth. the way, after they came out of Egypt. Joshua: and the people hasted and passed Im Nu.26.64, | 5 Now all the people that came out over.

65. were circumcised: but all the people that 11 And it came to pass, when all the In Nu.14.33. were born in the wilderness by the way people were clean passed over, that the De.1.3.

the De. 1.3. as they came forth out of Egypt, them ark of the LORD passed over, and the 2.7,14. they had not circumcised. priests, in the presence of the people. 8.4. 6 Porthe children of Israel walked nforty

12 And o the children of Reuben, and lo Nu.32.20-29lvears in the wilderness, till all the people the children of Gad, and half the tribelp Ps.95.10.11. that were men of war, which came out

f Manasseh, passed over arined before He.3.11.' of Egypt, were consumed, because they the children of Israel, as Moses spake sor, ready obeyed not the voice of the LORD : unlo unto them:

| armed. whomp the LORD sware that he would not 13 About forty thousand 5 prepared for a c.3.7. shew them the land which the LORD sware war passed over before the LORD unto F Nu.14.31. unto their fathers that he would give us. battle, to the plains of Jericho.

De. 1.39. la land that floweth with milk and honey 14 On that day the LORD q magnifieds Ex.14.31. 17And their chiidren,r whonihe raised up Joshua in the sight of all Israel; and 1Sa.12.18. in their stead, them Joshua circumcised: they feared him, as they feared Moses, 1Ki.3.28. for they were uncircumcised, because they all the days of his life.

6 the people had not circumcised them by the way. 15 And the LORD spake unto Joshua, had made 8 And it came to pass, when they had saying,

an end to be done circumcising all the people, that 16 Command the priests that bear the circumcised. they abode in their places in the camp ark t of the testimony, that they come up t Ex.25.16,21. till they were whole. out of Jordan.

u Ge.34.14. 9 And the LORD said unto Joshua, This 17 Joshua therefore commanded the 1Sa. 17.36. day have I rolled a way the reproach u ol priests, saying, Come ye up out of Jordan. lv c.24.14. Egypt vfrom off you. Wherefore the name * 18 And it came to pase, when the priests Eze.20.7.8. lof the place is called Gilgal? unto this day. that bare the ark of the covenant of the 23.3.8. | 10 And wo the children of Israel en LORD were come up out of the midst of 17 that is, roll-lamped in Gilgal, and kept the passover Jordan, and the soles of the priests' feet ing.

on the fourteenth 7 day of the month, at were lifted & up unto the dry land, that w c.4.19. even, in the plains of Jericho. the waters of Jordan returned into their x Ex. 12.6. 11 And they did eat of the old corn ot place, and flowed 9 over y all his bauks, Nu.9.5. the land on the morrow after the passas they did before.

8 plucked up. over, unleavened cakes and parched corn 19 And the people came up out of Jor- 9 went. in the self-same day. dan on the tenth day of the first month, lu c.3.15. 12 And the manna z ceased on the mor and encamped in Gilgal, in the east bor z Ex.16.35. row after they had eaten of the old corn der of Jericho,

Ne.9.20. of the land ; neither had the children of 20 And a those twelve stones, which sa ver.8. Israel manna any more; b but they did eat they took out of Jordan, did Joshua pitch Re.7.16,17. lof the fruit of the land of Canaan that year. in Gilgal.

c ver.6. 13 And it came to pass, when Joshua 21 And he spake unto the children of to-morrow. was by Jericho, that he lifted up his eyes Israel, saying, When c your children shall d Ge.32.24. and looked, and, behold, there stood a ask their fathers 1 in time to come, say. Ex.23.23. man d over against him with bis e sword ing, What mean these stones ?

drawn in his hand : and Joshua went 22 Then ye shall let your children Ch.21.27,30 unto him, and said unto him, Art thou know, saying, Israel came f over this Jorf c.3.17. i for us, or for our adversaries?

diege of Jericho JOSHUA, VII.

Jericho destroyed 14 And he said, Nay but as I captain B. C. 1451. fpets, Joshun said unto the people,a Shout; of the host of the LORD am I now come.

or tne LORD hath given you the city. And Joshua fell b on his face to the earth, 1 or, prince. 17 And the city shall be accursed, even ad did worship, and said unto him, Er23.20. Jit and all that are therein, to the LORD What c saith my LORD unto his servant ? Da. 10.13,21. Jonly Rahab the harlot shall live, she and

15 And the captain of the LORD's host 12.1. all that are with her in the house, because rid unto Joshua, Loose d thy shoe from Re. 19.11-14. she hide the messengers that we sent. off thy foot; for the place whereon thou a ver.5. 18 And ye, in any wise keeps yourselves standest is boly. And Joshua did so. Ge.17.3. from the accursed thing, lest ye make CHAP. VI.

Nu. 16.22. yourselves accursed, when ye take of the N OW Jericho 3 was straitly shut up, 12 or, devoted. accursed thing, and make the camp of

N because of the children of Israel:| Le.27.28. Israel a curse, and trouble g it. none went out, and none came in. Mi.4.13. 19 But all the silver and gold, and vet

2 And the LORD said unto Joshua, See,c 1Sa.3.9, 10. sels of brass and iron, are consecrated I have given into thine hand Jericho. Is.6.8. unto the LORD ; they shall come into the and the king i thereof, and the mighty Ac.9.6. treasury k of the LORD. men of valour.

"d Ex.3.5. 20 So the people shouted when the 3 And ye shail compass the city, all ye Ac. 7.33. priests blew with the trumpets: and it men of war, and go round about the city e c.2.4. came to pass, when the people heard the once. Thus shalt thou do six days. If De.7.26. sound of the truinpet, and the people

4 And seven priests sball bear before 13.17. c.7.1. shouted with a great shout, that the wall the ark seven trumpets m of rams' horns : 2Co.6.17. fell down flat, so that the people went and the seventh day ye shall compass the 3 did shut up into the city, every man straight be. city seven times, and then priests shall up, and was fore him, and they took the city : blow with the trumpets.

shut up. 21 And they utterly o destroyed all that 5 And it shall come to pass, that p when & c.7.25. was in the city, both man and woman, they make a loog blast with the ram's holiness. young and old, and ox, and sheep, and ass, horn, and when we hear the sound of the hc.2.9,21. 8.1. with the edge of the sword. trumpet, all the people shall shout q with i De.7.24. 22 But Joshua had said unto the two a great shout; and the wall of the city! Ju. 11.24. men that had spied out the country, Go shall fall down flat, 6 and the people shall k 1 Ki.7.51. Jinto the barlot's house, and bring out 2scend up every man straight before him. 2 ver.5. thence the woman, and all that she hath, 6 And Joshua the son of Nun called the mJu.7.16,22. as ye sware r unto her. uries's, and said unto them, Take upis under it. 23 And the young men that were spies the ark of the covenant, and let seven in Nu.10.8. went in, and brought out Rahab, and t her priests bear seven trumpets of rams' o De.7.2,16. father, and her mother, and her brethren, horns before the ark of the LORD.

20.16, 17. and all that she had ; and they brought 7 And he said unto the people, Pass on, ISa.15.3, 18. Jout all her kindred, 7 and left them with and compass u the city, and let him that is! IKI.20.42. Jout the camp of Israei. armed pass on before the ark of the LORD. Ps. 137.8.9. | 24 And they burnt v the city with fire,

8 And it came to pass, when Joshua had! Je.48.10. and all that was therein: only the to spoken unto the people, that the seven Re. 18.21. silver, and the gold, and the vessels of priestsbearing the seven trumpets of rams' p 2Ch.20.21 brass and of iron, they put into the trea. homs, passed on before the LORD, and 22. sury of the house of the LORD. blew with the trumpets; and the ark of q2Ch.13.14,1525 And Joshua sa ved Rahab r the harlot the covenant of the LORD followed them. 6 under it. alive, and her father's household, and all

9 And the armed men went before the r с.2.14. that she had; and she dwelleth in Israel y priests that blew with the trumpets, and sc.3.6. even unto this day, because z she hid the the 8 rereward a came after the ark, the t c.2.18. messengers which Joshua sent to apy out priests going on, and blowing with the families. trumpets.

u ver.3. 26 And Joshua adjured them at that 10 And Joshua had commanded the v De.13.16. time, saying, Cursed b be the man before people, saving, Ye shall not shout, nor w ver. 19. the LORD that riseth up and buildeth this inake 9 any noise with your voice, nei 1 Ju.1.24,25. city Jericho: he shall lay the foundation ther shall any word proceed out of your He.11.31. thereof in his first born, and in his young. mouth, until the day I bid you shout ;ly Mat.1.5. est son shall he set up the gates of it. then shall ye shout.

z Ja.2.25. 27 So the LORD was with c Joshua ; and 11 So the ark of the LORD compassed the gathering his fame was noised throughout all the city, going about it once : and they came host. country. into the camp, and lodged in the camp. la Nu.10.25.

CHAP. VII. 12And Joshua rose early in the morning, DIKI.16.34. IPUT the children of Israel committed a & the priests took upd the ark of the LORD your voice ID trespass e in the accursed thing: for 13 And seven priests, bearing seven to be heard. Achan i the son of Carmi, the son of trumpets of rams' horns before the ark of c De.31.6. Zabdi,the son of Zerah, of the tribe of the LORD, went on continually, and blew d De.31.25. Judah, took of the accursed thing: and with the trumpets: and the armed men ver.6. the anger of the LORD was kindled against Went before them; Lut the rereward came e ver. 20.21. Tthe children of Israel. after the ark of the LORD, the priests going 1 1Ch.2.7. | 2 And Joshua sent men from Jericho to op, and blowing with the trumpete. Achar. Ai, which is beside Beth-aven, on the

14 And the second day they compassed? or, Zimri. east side of Beth-e!, and spake unto them, the city once, and returned into the camp: iCh.2.6. saying, Go up and view the country. they did six days.

1 ver.4. And the men went up and viewed Ai. 15 And it came to y ass on the f seventh 3 about two 3 And they returned to Joshua, and said day, that they rose early about the dawn. Thousand unto him, Let not all the people go up: ing of the day, and compassed the city men, or, but let 3 about two or three thousand after the same manner seven times : only about three men go up and smite Ai ; and make not on that day they compassed the city thousand all the people to labour thither; for they leven times.

men a re brut lew. 16 And it came to pass at the seventh Le.26.17. 14 So there went up thither of the people Gme, when the pries's blew with thetrum. De.28 25. about three thousand men : & they s flec

Jericho.

The Sin of Achan.

JOSHUA, VIN.

Destruction of a before the nen of Al.

B. C. 1451. LORD God of Israel, and thus apl thus 5 And the men of Ai smote of them

have I done : about thirty and six men for they'a De. 1.44. 21 When I saw b among the spoils a chased a them from before the gate even b Pr.28.22. goodly Baby Lonish garment, and two into Shebarım, and smote them i in the or, in hundred shekels of silver, and a wedge going down : wherefore the hearts of thel Morad. lof gold of fifty shekels weight, then I co. people melted, c and became as water. d 2 tongue. Iveted them, and took & them; and, be6 And Joshua rent e his clothes, and felllc Le 26.36.

hold, they are hid h in the earth in the to the ear ih upon his face before the aik d Ps.22.14. midst of my tent, and the silver under it. of the Lord until the even-tide, he and e Ge.37.29,34.22 So Joshua sent messengers, and they the elders of Israel, and put dust i upon f Ha.2.9. ran unto the tent; and, behold, it was hid their heads.

| Ro.7.7. in his tent, and the silver under it. 7 And Joshua said, Alas! O Lord God, iTi.6.10. 23 And they took them out of the midst wherefore k hast thou at all brought this Ja. 1.15. of the tent and brought them unto Joshua, people over Jordan, to deliver us into the Mi.2.1. and unto all the children of Israel, and haud of the Amorites, to destroy us? h 18 29.15. laid 3 them out before the LORD. Would to God we had been content, and i Isa.4.12. 24 And Joshua, and all Israel with him, dwelt on the other side Jordan? 2Sa. 1.2. took Achan the son of Zerah, and the

8 O LORD, what I shall I say, when 13.19. silver, and the garment, and the wedge Lsrael turaeth their backs 4 betore their Ne.9.1. of gold, and his sons, and his daughten, enemies!

Job 2.12. and his oxen, and his asses, and his sheep, 9 Form the Canaanites, and all the k Ex.5.22. and his tent, and all that he had : and inhabitants of the land, shall hear of it | 2Ki.3.10. they brought them unto the valley of and shall environ us round, and cut off n3 poured.

Achor. our name from the earth : and what wiltı İlab.2.1. 25 And Joshua said, Why hast thou thou do unto thy great name?

4 necks. troubled p us? the LORD shall trouble thee 10 And the LORD said unto Joshua, Get m Ex.32 12. this day and all Israel stoned q him with thee up; wherefore bl.est thou thas upon Nu.14.13. stones, and burned them with fire after thy face?

in De.32.26,27 they had stoned them with stones. Ú Israel hath sinned, and they have Ps.83.4. 26 And they raised r over him a great also transgressed my covenant which 1oEze.36.22,23 heap of stones unto this day. So the LORD commanded them : for they have even p Ch.2.7. turned from the fierceness of his anger. taken u of the accursed thing, and havel He.12.15. Wherefore the name of the place was calalso stolen, and dissembled u also,and they . De. 17.5. | led, The valley wf Achor, bunto this day. have put it even among their own stuff. 15 fallest.

CHAP. VIII. 12 Therefore x the children of Israel Ir c.8.29. LAND the LORD said unto Joshua, Fear could not stand before their enemies, but 2Sa. 18.17. A not, neither be thou dismayed: take turned their backs before their enemies, Is c.6.17,18. all the people of war with thee, and because they were accursed : y neither t De. 13.17.

arise, go up to Ai: see, I have given into will I be with you any more, except yelu ver.21. thy hand the king of Ai, and his people, estroy the accursed from among you. Ju Ac.5.1,2. and his city, and his land. 13 Up, sanctify the people, and say, w ver.24. 2 And thou shalt do to Ai and her king Sanctily z yourselves against to-norrow : Is.65.10. as thou didst unto Jericho a and her for thus saith the LORD God of Israel, Hos. 2.15. king; only the spoil b thereof, and the There is an accursed thing in the midst : Nu.14.45. cattle thereof, shall ye take for a prey of thee, O Israel: thou canst not stand Ju.2.14. unto yourselves : lay thee an ambush for before thine enemies, until ye take away 6 that is, the city behind it. the accursed thing from among you. trouble 3 So Joshua arose, and all the people of 14 In the morning therefore ye shall bely De.7.26.

war, to go up against Ai : and Joshua brought according c to your trives : and it c.6 18. chose out thirty thousand mighty men of shall be, that the tribe which the LORD Hag.2.13,14. valour, and sent them away by night. taketh shall come according to the fami-z c.3.5. | 4 And he commanded them, saying, lies thereof: and the family which thela c.6.21. Behold, ye shall lie e in wait against the LORD shall take shall come by house-b De.20.14. city, even behind the city: Po not very holds; and the household which the LORDIC ISa. 10.19. far from the city, but be ye all ready; shall take sball come inan by man. . 14.38-42. 5 And I, and all the people that are

15 And it shall be, that he that is taken d Pr.16.33. with me, will approach unto the city: with the accursed thing shall be burnt Jon. 1.7. and it shall come to pass, when they with fire, he and all that he hath: be-le Ju. 20.29,&c. come out against us, as at the first, f that cause he hath transgressd the covenant off c.7.5. we will flee before them, the LORD, and because he hath wrought i pulled. | 6 (For they will come out after us) till folly 8 in Israel.

8 or, wicked. we have 1 drawn them from the city; for 16 So Joshua rose up early in the morn- ness. they will say, They flee before us, as at ing, and br Yught Israel hy their tribes ; g Ge.34.7. the first: therefore we will flee before and the tribe of Judah was taken:

Ju. 20.6. them. 17 And he brought the family of Judah: 182.26 21. | 7 Then ye shall rise up from the amand he took the family of the Zarhites :

bush, and seize upon the city : for the and he brought the family of the Zarhitesh 28a. 13.28. LORD your God will deliver it into your man by inan ; and Zabdi was taken: i 1Sa.6.5. hand."

18 And be brought his household man Je.13.16. | 8 And it shall be, when ye have taken by man; and Achan, the son of Carmi, k Nu.5.&,7. the city, that ye shall set the city on fire: the son of Zabdi, the son of Zerah, of the 2Ch.30.22. according to the commandment of the tribe of Judah, was taken.

33.12.13. LORD shall ye do. See, h I have com19 And Joshua said unto Achan, My Ezr. 10 10,11 manded you. son, give, I pray thee, glory i to the LORD Ps 32.5. | 9 Joshua therefore sent them forth : and God of Israel, and make confession kunto 51.3. they went to lie in ambush, and abode him: and tell me now what thou hast Je.3.12,13. between Beth-el and Ai, on the west side done ; hide it not from me.

D2.9.4. of Ai: but Joshua lodge i that night among 90 And Achan answered Joshua, and Ro. 10.10. the people. raid, Indeed I have sinned against the 1JDO. 1.8-10. 10 And Joshua rose up early in the

Dutruction of Ai.

JOSHUA, IX

The reading of the Lev. morging, and numbered the people, and B. C. 1451. selves, according unto the word of the went up, he and the elders of Israel, be

LORD, which a he commanded Joshua fore the people to Ai.

la ver.2. 26 And Joshua burnt b Ai, and made it 11 And call the people cren the people of De.13.16. an heap for cres, cden a desolation, unto war that were with him, went up, and c ver..

Ithis day. drew nigh, and came before the city, and d Ps.110.5. 29 And the king d of Ai he hanged on a pitched on the north side of Ainowe c. 10 26,27. tree until even-tide: & as soon as the sun there was a valley between them and Al. s De.21.22,23 was down, Joshua commanded that they 12 And he took about five thousand

should take his carcass down from the men, and set them to lie in ambush be

tree, and cast it at the entering of the gate tween Beth-el and Ai, on the west side or, of Ai. of the city, and raise therrou a great heap of the city.

le c.7.26. lof stones, that remaineth unto this day. 13 And when they had set the people,

30 Then Joshua built an altar unto the epen all the host that was on the north of|h De.27.4-6. LORD God of Israel in mount Ebal, h , the city, and their liers in wait on the lying in 31 As Moses the servant of the LORD west of the city, Joshua went that night wait, ver.4. commanded the children of Israel, as it is into the midst of the valley.

li Ex.20.25. writies i in the book of the law of Moses, 14 And it came to pass, when the king

An altar of whole stones, over which no of Ai saw it, that they hasted and rose up!

man hath lift up any iron and they of early, and the men of the city went out

fered thereon burnt-offerings upto the against Israel to battle, be and all his peo

LORD, and sacrificed peace-offerings. ple, at a time appointed, before the plain;k De.27.2,3,8. 32 And k he wrote there upon the stones but he wist l Dot that there were liers in 1 Ju 20.34,&c acopy of the law of Moses, which he wrote ambush against him behind the city. Ec. 9.12. in the presence of the children of Israel.

15 And Joshua and all Israel made as Is. 19.11,13. 33 And all Israel, and their elders, and if they were beaten before them, and fed iTh.5.3. officers, and their judges, stood on this by the way of the wilderness.

side the ark and on that side, befcre the 16 And all the people that were in Ailm De.31.9,25. pries's the Levites which in bare the ark were called together to pursue after ICh.15.11. lof the covenant of the LORD, as well the them: and they pursued after Joshua. 15. stranger n as he that was born among and were drawn away from the city.. in De 31.12. them; half of them over against mount 17 And there was not a man left in Ai

Gerizim, and half of them over against or Beth-el that went pot out after Israel :

mount Ebal; as Moses the servant of the and they left the city open, and pursued o De. 11.29. LORD had commanded o before, that they after Israel.

27.12. should bless the people of Israel 18 And the LORD said unto Joshua, lp De.31.11. 34 And afterward he read p all the Stretch qout the spear that is in thy hand | Ne.8.2,3. words of the law, the blessings r and toward Ai; for I will give it into thine 13.1. cursings, according to all that is written hand. And Joshua stretched out the spear 9 Ex.8.5. in the book of the law. the he had in his hand toward the city. Le.26. 35 There was not a word of all that

19 And the ambush arose quickly out De.29.15-26. Moses commanded which Joshua read of their place, and they ran as soon as he 28&29. not before all the congregation of Israel, had stretched out his band : and they en. 30.15-20. with the women, and the little ones, and tered into the city, and took it, and walked. the strangers that 3 were conversant hasted, and set the city on fire.

among them. 20 And when the men of Ai looked be

CHAP. IX. hind them, they saw, and, behold, the

ND it came to pass, when all the smoke of the city ascended up to heaven, JGe.19.28. A kings which were on this side Jordan, and they had no power'to flee this way or Is.34.10. in the hills, and in the valleys, and in all That way: and the people that fled to the hand. the coasts of the t great sea over against wilderness turned back upon the pursuers. It Nu.34.6. Lebanon, the u Hittite, and the Amorite,

21 And when Joshua and all Israel saw u Ex.3.17. the Canaanite, the Perizzite, the Hivite, that the ambush had taken the city, and 23.23. and the Jebusite, heard thereof, that the smoke of the city ascended, theu v 2Ch.20.1, 2 That they gathered v themselves tothey turned again and slew the men of Ai. &c. Igether, to fight with Joshua and with b

22 And the other issued out of the city Ps.83 3.6. Trael, with one b accord. against them ; 89 they were in the midst Is.8.9,10. 3 And when the inhabitants of w Gibeon of Israel, some on this side, and some on 54.15. heard what Joshua had done unto Jerithat side and they smote them, so that mouth. cho and to Ai, they let none y of them remain or escape. w c. 10.2. 4 They did work willily, and went and

23 And the king of Ai they took alive, I c.6 27. made as if they had been ambassadors; and brought him to Joshua.

y De.7.2. and took old sacks upon their asses, and 24 And it came to pass, when Israel

wine bottles, old, and rent, and bound up; had inade an end of slaying all the inhab

| 5 And old shoes and clouted upon their itants of Ai in the field, in the wilderness

feet, and old garments upon them; and wherein they chased them, and when

all the bread of their provision was dry they were all fallen on the edge of the 2 c.5.10. and mouldy. swor 1, until they were consumed, that a c. 11. 19. 6And they went to Joshua unto thez camp all the Israelites returned unto Ai, and Ex.17.11,12. {at Gilgal, & said unto him, and to the men smote it with the edge of the sword. c Ex. 23.32. of Israel, We be come from a far country:

25 And so it was, that all that fell that De.7.2. now therefore make ye a league with us. day,both of men and women, were twelve) Ju.2.2. 17 And the men of Israel said unto the thousand, even all the men of Ai d De. 20.11. aHivites, Peradventure yed well amongus;

26 For Joshua drew b not his hand back, 2Ki. 10.5. &how shall we make a league c with you? wherewith he s'retched out the spear le Nu.31.22, 26. 8 And they said unto Jos!.ua, We are thy antil he had utterly destroyed all the in- f De.20.15. servants. d And Joshua said unto them, halitants of Ai.

IKI.8.41. Who are ye? and from whence come ye? 27 Only e the cattle, and the spoil of that. Is.55.5. 9 And they said unto him, Froin a very zity, Israel took for a prey unto them. Ac.8.27. liar f country thy servants are come. 14

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