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The people pass over Jordan.
Circumcision is renewed.
42, 43. 2 Kings 19. 19. Ps. 116.8. s Ex. 15. 16. 1 Chr. 29. 12 Ps. 89. 13.
Deut. 6. 2
Moses comemande daloshuave and the A Ninas carente pam. When alhilfe
b Ex. 15. 14, 15. ch. 2.9, 10,11. Pe 48 6. Ez. 21.7.
d Ex. 4. 25.
i ch.3. 7.
B. C. 1451. up twelve stones out of the midst of know, saying, PIsrael came over this B. C. 1451.
Jordan, as the Lord spake unto Josh- Jordan on dry land.
r1 Kings &
sea, which he dried up from before 9 And Joshua set up twelve stones us, until we were gone over : in the midst of Jordan, in the place 24 "That all the people of the earth | Ex. 49. 3i. where the feet of the priests which might know the hand of the Lord, bare the ark of the covenant stood : that it is 'mighty: that ye might and they are there unto this day. 'fear the Lord your God + for ever. 10 [ For the priests which bare the
cumcision. 10 The passover is kept at Gilgal. 12
kings of the which
of Jordan from before the children of h Num. 32. 20, 12 And h the children of Reuben, Israel, until we were passed over,
and the children of Gad, and half the that their heart melted, neither was e 1 Kings 10
2 T At that time the Lord said unto 1 Or, ready 13 About forty thousand prepared Joshua, Make thee sharp knives, 10r, knives of
for war passed over before the Lord and circumcise again the children of Hints. unto battle, to the plains of Jericho.
Israel the second time.
15 And the Lord spake unto Josh- 4 And this is the cause why Joshua
did circumcise : All the people that 16 Command the priests that bear came out of Egypt, that were males, k Ex. 25. 16, kthe ark of the testimony, that they even all the men of war, died in the come up out of Jordan.
wilderness by the way, after they
were circumcised; but all the people
of the midst of Jordan, and the soles cised. + Heb. plucked of the priests' feet were +lifted up 6. For the children of Israel walked
unto the dry land, that the waters 'forty years in the wilderness, till all Num. 14. 33.
of Jordan returned unto their place, the people that were men of war, | Heb. went. land + flowed over all his banks, as which came out of Egypt, were conthey did before.
sumed, because they obeyed not the
20 And "those twelve stones, which us, ha land that floweth with milk 1 Ex. 3. 8.
7 And their children, whom he rais- Num. 14. SI.
+ Heb. tohen to come, saying, What mean these cised them by the way.
the people stones?
8 And it came to pass, t when they 22 Then ye shall let your children had done circumcising all the people,
e Num. 14. 20. & 26. 61, 65. Deut. 2. 16.
I ch. 3. 15.
Deut. 1. 3. & 2. 7, 14. Ps. 95. 10.
m ch. 5. 9.
Ps. 95. 11.
n ver. 3.
Deul l. 39.
had made ar end to be circumcised
The manna ceaseth.
Jericho is besieged.
See Gen. 34.
horn of jubilee.
I G. 34. 16
mch. 4. 19.
Ex. 12. 6.
• Ex. 16. 35.
| Ex. 23.
your voice to
B.C. 1451. that they abode in their places in the + the ram's horn, and when ye hear the B. C. 1451. camp, k till they were whole.
sound of the trumpet, all the people 9 And the LORD said unto Joshua, shall shout with a great shout; and
† Heb. the This day have I rolled away 'the the wall of the city shall fall down reproach of Egypt from off you. + flat, and the people shall ascend up + Heb. under Wherefore the name of the place is every man straight before him. called Gilgal unto this day.
6 | And Joshua the son of Nun
10 I And the children of Israel called the priests, and said unto them,
of the LORD.
trumpets: and the ark of the cor-
up his eyes and looked, and, behold, priests that blew with the trumpets, e Num. 10. 25. Pren. 18.2. & there stood Pa man over against him and the + rearward came after the + Heb.gather.
ing host. ?with his sword drawn in his hand : ark, the priests going on, and blowand Joshua went unto him, and said ing with the trumpets. unto him, Art thou for us, or for our
io And Joshua had commanded the adversaries?
people, saying, Ye shall not shout,
And Joshua "fell on his of your mouth, until the day I bid
11 So the ark of the Lord compass-
ed the city, going about it once : and 15 And the captain of the Lord's they came into the camp, and lodged host said unto Joshua, Loose thy in the camp. shoe from off thy foot; for the place 12 [ And Joshua rose early in the whereon thou standest is holy. And morning, “and the priests took up the Deut. 31. 25. Joshua did so.
ark of the LORD.
13 And seven priests bearing seven CHAPTER VI.
trumpets of rams' horns before the Jericho is shut up. 2 God instructcth Joshua how to ark of the Lord went on continually, besiege il. 12 The city is compassed seven days and blew with the trumpets: and the city destroyed. 22 Only Rahab and her family are armed men went before them; but sured. 26 The rebuilder of Jericho is cursed.
the rearward came after the ark of TOW Jericho I was straitly shut the LORD, the priests going on, and Israel : none went out, and none 14 And the second day they comcame in.
passed the city once, and returned in2 And the Lord said unto Joshua, to the camp. So they did six days. See, I have given into thine hand 15 And it came to pass on the sevJericho, and the king thereof, and enth day, that they rose early about the mighty men of valour.
the dawning of the day, and com3 And ye shall compass the city, all passed the city after the same manye men of war, and go round about ner seven times: only on that day the city once. Thus shalt thou do they compassed the city seven times. six days.
16 And it came to pass at the sev4 And seven priests shall bear be- enth time, when the priests blew with Het of ju- fore the ark seven trumpetstof rams' the trumpets, Joshua said unto the
horns: and the seventh day ye shall people, Shout; for the Lord hath givXom. 10. 8. compass the city seven times, and the en you the city.
priests shall blow with the trumpets. 17 | And the city shall be llaccurs
5 And it shall come to pass, that ed, even it, and all that are therein,
Jericho is destroyed.
The trespass of Achan.
a ch. 22. 20
i ch. 7. 25.
17, 18, Jonah 1. 12. | Heb. holiness.
k ver. 5.
2000 men, CT about 3000 men.
I Deut. 7. 2.
b Lev, 26. 17. Deut. 28. 25.
rad. c ch, 2 9, 11, Lev. 26. 36. Ps. 22. 14. d Gen. 37. 2, 34.
mch. 2. 14. Heb. 11. 31.
B. C. 1451. shall live, she and all that are with UT the children of Israel commit- | B. C. 1451.
her in the house, because she hid 8 ch. 2. 4. the messengers that we sent.
thing : for a || Achan, the son of Car- 11. Chr27, b Deut. 7. 28. 18 And ye, "in any wise keep your mi, the son of Zabdi, the son of Ze- Or, Zimri,
1 Chr. 2. 6. ch.7.1, 11, 12. selves from the accursed thing, lest rah, of the tribe of Judah, took of the
ye make yourselves accursed, when accursed thing: and the anger of the
make the camp of Israel a curse, of Israel. 1 Kings 18. and trouble it.
2 And Joshua sent men from Jericho
20 So the people shouted when the and viewed Ai.
the people shouted with a great shout, thousand men. go up and smite Ai; + Heb. under that k the wall fell down t flat, so that and make not all the people to labour
the people went up into the city, thither; for they are but few.
people about three thousand men;
even unto Shebarim, and smote them
23 And the young men that were before the ark of the Lord until the
had; and they brought out all her God, 'wherefore hast thou at all
2 Kings 3.10. 24 And they burnt the city with rites, to destroy us? would to God we
| lot alive, and her father's household, habitants of the land shall hear of it, p See Matt.1.5. and all that she had ; and Pshe dwell- and shall environ us round, and scut & Ps. 83. 4.
eth in Israel even unto this day; be- off our name from the earth : and
26 | And Joshua adjured them at that 10 [ And the Lord said unto Josh9 1 Kings 16. time, saying, "Cursed be the man be- ua, Get thee up; wherefore + liest thou + Heb, falles. fore the Lord, that riseth up and build thus upon thy face?
1 eth this city Jericho: he shall lay the 11 Israel hath sinned, and they i ver. 1. foundation thereof in his firstborn, and have also transgressed my covenant in his youngest son shall he set up the which I commanded them : * for they ch. 6. 17. 18. gates of it.
have even taken of the accursed thing, r ch. 1.5. 27 'So the Lord was with Joshua ; and have also stolen, and 'dissembled See Acts 5. .ch. 9. 1, 3. and his fame was noised throughout also, and they have put it even among all the country.
their own stuff.
12 m Therefore the children of Israel m See Num. CHAPTER VII.
could not stand before their enemies, Achan's trespass. 2 The Israelites are smitten at Ai: but turned their backs before their en
Judg. 2. 141 6 Joshua's complaint. 10 God instructeth him what
emies, because they were accursed:
neither will I be with you any more,
a ch. 2. 13.
e 1 Sam. 4. 12
o ver. 19.
Directions to Joshua.
Achan is put to death.
a ver. 26. ch. 15, 7.
1 Chr. 2. 7. Gal. 5. 12. c Deut. 17.5.
d ch. 8. 9.
Ser 1 Sam.
Is. 65. 10. Hos. 2. 15. | That is,
morning, and brought Israel by their A Peare not, neither be thou dis
a Deut. 1. 21. & 7. 18. & 31. 8. ch. 1. 9.
B. C. 1451. except ye destroy the accursed from 24 And Joshua, and all Israel with B. C. 1451. among you.
him, took Achan the son of Zerah, • Ex 19. 10. 13 Up, osanctify the people, and and the silver, and the garment, and
say, P Sanctify yourselves against to the wedge of gold, and his sons, and
thou troubled us? the LORD shall bch. 6. 18.
and it shall be, that the tribe which them with fire, after they had stoned 9 Prov. 16. 53. 9 the LORD taketh shall come accord- them with stones.
ing to the families thereof; and the 26 And they raised over him a great
that place was called, "The valley of
the covenant of the Lord, and because Ai is taken. 29 The king thereof is hanged. 30 Or, wicked he 'hath wrought I folly in Israel.
Joshua buildeth an altar, 32 uoriteth the lar on
slones, 31 and pronounceth blessings and cursings.
mayed: take all the people of war
2 And thou shalt do to Ai and her 18 And he brought his household king as thou didst unto Jericho and man by man; and Achan, the son of her king: only d the spoil thereof, and a Deut. 20. 14.
Carmi, the son of Zabdi, the son of the cattle thereof, shall ye take for ol Sam. 14. 42. Zerah, of the tribe of Judah, “was a prey unto yourselves : lay thee an taken.
ambush for the city behind it.
My son, 'give, I pray thee, glory to people of war, to go up against Ai : 18. John the LORD God of Israel, Yand make and Joshua chose out thirty thousand
confession unto him; and a tell me mighty men of valour, and sent them Car. sn za now what thou hast done; hide it away by night. not from me.
4 And he commanded them, saying,
two hundred shekels of silver, and a city : and it shall coine to pass, when 1 Heb. bague. twedge of gold of fifty shekels weight, they come out against us, as at
then I coveted them, and took them; the first, that 'we will flee before Judg. 20. 32.
till we have + drawn them from the + Heb. pulled.
7 Then ye shall rise up from the 23 And they took them out of the ambush, and seize upon the city: inidst of the tent, and brought them for the Lord your God will deliver
unto Joshua, and unto all the chil- it into your hand. + Heb.porured. dren of Israel, and † laid them out 8 And it shall be, when ye have before the LORD.
taken the city, that ye shall set the
c ch. 6, 21.
I See 1 Sam. 165 Jer. 13
Pe 51.3 Dar. 94 il Sum 14.43.
The stratagem whereby
Ai is taken and burnt.
32 Sam. 13. 28.
h ver. 5.
I Deut. 7. 2
| Heb, their
B. C. 1451, city on fire : according to the com- flee this way or that way: and the B. C. 1451.
mandment of the LORD shall ye do. people that fled to the wilderness
turned back upon the pursuers.
slew th men of Ai.
11 And all the people, even the smote them, so that they 'let none
had made an end of slaying all the
between Beth-el and Ai, on the west and when they were all fallen on the | Or, of Ai. side of the city.
edge of the sword, until they were 13 And when they had set the peo- consumed, that all the Israelites reple, even all the host that was on the turned unto Ai, and smote it with the
north of the city, and their liers in edge of the sword.
went that night into the midst of the that day, both of men and women,
were twelve thousand, even all the
time appointed, before the plain; but 27 mOnly the cattle and the spoil m Num. 31.22 i Judg. 20. 34. he iwist not that there were liers of that city Israel took for a prey
in ambush against him behind the unto themselves, according unto the
word of the Lord which he comk Judg. 20.36, 15 And Joshua and all Israel k made manded Joshua.
as if they were beaten before them, 28 And Joshua burnt Ai, and made
unto this day.
ch. 10. 27. Joshua, and were drawn away from commanded that they should take the city.
his carcass down from the tree, and 17 And there was not a man left in cast it at the entering of the gate of Ai or Beth-el, that went not out after the city, and 'raise thereon a great ch.7. 2. & Israel : and they left the city open, heap of stones, that remaineth unto and pursued after Israel.
this day. 18 And the Lord said unto Joshua, 30 T Then Joshua built an altar Stretch out the spear that is in thy unto the Lord God of Israel'in Deut. 27.4,5. hand toward Ai; for I will give it mount Ebal, into thine hand. And Joshua stretch- 31 As Moses the servant of the LORD ed out the spear that he had in his commanded the children of Israel, as hand toward the city. it is written in the 'book of the law Ex. 20. 25.
Deut. 27.5,6. 19 And the ambush arose quickly of Moses, an altar of whole stones, out of their place, and they ran as oter which no man hath lifted up any soon as he had stretched out his iron : and they offered thereon burnt hand : and they entered into the city, offerings unto the Lord, and sacrificed and took it, and hasted and set the peace offerings. city on fire.
32 [ And he wrote there upon the - Deut. 27.2 & 20 And when the men of Ai looked stones a copy of the law of Moses, behind them, they saw, and, behold, which he wrote in the presence of
the smoke of the city ascended up to the children of Israel. + Heb. hand. heaven, and they had no fpower to 33 And all Israel, and their elders,
Ecc. 9. 12.
o ver. 2.
107. 40. & 110. 5.
u Ex. 20. 24.