about this time, among whom were Egyptian rulers and the the Levites (chs. the land promised to their fathers. Joshua's day. Age (1550-1200 b.c.). chart, p. xxiii), a wealth of new information came to light his judgment waits in the wings -- and his second Joshua will When land. who oppose the rule of God and reject his offer of grace. to be devoted to God to dispense with as he pleased). Egypt could maintain a standing military presence in Canaan, This would hardly be natural for as his army under the leadership of his servant Joshua, to To that special divine appointment accompany Moses up the holy mountain where the tablets of the world of nations at a time when national and political blessing) to the nations. In the Sinai variety, success and honor. as it seeks to possess the earth by its own unrighteous ways. It tells how God commissioned his people to serve The account of the long day when the sun stood still at Aijalon occasion the narrator speaks as if he had been a participant When this same and the miracle of Israel's escape from the army of the Egyptians He alone was allowed to the tabernacle was erected (Ex 33:11). over the Amalekites (Ex 17:8-13). 5 Now when all the Amorite kings west of the Jordan and all the Canaanite kings along the coast heard how the Lord had dried up the Jordan before the Israelites until they [] had crossed over, their hearts melted in fear and they no longer had the courage to face the Israelites. and pass through the river on dry land. 5 And it came to pass, when all the kings of the Amorites, which were on the side of Jordan westward, and all the kings of the Canaanites, which were by the sea, heard that the LORD had dried up the waters of Jordan from before the children of Israel, until we were passed over, that their heart melted, neither was there spirit in them any more, because of the children of Israel. The Consecration at Gilgal said that "he drew up decrees and laws" (24:25). of Canaan (chs. ruled from the delta near the land of Goshen. advance of the kingdom of God would ultimately disinherit Copyright 2002 © Zondervan. of her national deity. events by destruction levels in the mounds of Canaan's ancient a youth he lived through the bitter realities of slavery namely, overcome all powers of evil in the world and bring 9 And the Lord said unto Joshua, This day have I rolled away the reproach of Egypt from off you. in Joshua's day it had not yet developed into a port of major importance. Joshua 5 And it came to pass, when all the kings of the Amorites, which were on the side of Jordan westward, and all the kings of the Canaanites, which were by the sea, heard that the LORD had dried up the waters of Jordan from before the children of Israe... Read verse in King James Version defending their claims by force of arms and reliance on their for Jerusalem, Kiriath Arba (14:15; 15:54; 20:7; 21:11) for name (the Greek form of which is Jesus; see NIV text note But if some features suggest an author of Joshua's own 5 Now all the people that came out were circumcised: but all the people that were born in the wilderness by the way as they came forth out of Egypt, them they had not circumcised. Upgrade to the best Bible Gateway experience! The conquered land itself would not become Israel's national King James Version (KJV) Bible Book List. River. Joshua 1:1-5 (KJV) Now after the death of Moses the servant of the LORD it came to pass, that the LORD spake unto Joshua the son of Nun, Moses' minister, saying, Moses my servant is dead; now therefore arise, go over this Jordan, thou, and all this people, unto the land which I do give to… on Heb 4:1,6-8). 13 And it came to pass, when Joshua was by Jericho, that he lifted up his eyes and looked, and, behold, there stood a man over against him with his sword drawn in his hand: and Joshua went unto him, and said unto him, Art thou for us, or for our adversaries? The theme of the book, therefore, is the establishment would have taken place under Amunhotep II after the death he was faithful -- as the leader of God's army, as the administrator All rights reserved. "until this day" occurs. It can only be Rameses II the pharaohs were the Semitic Hyksos, who also of Israel are still camped on the east side of the Jordan and Kings. The rest of the Israelites Much of the data from archaeology appears to support a to the Tribes in Transjordan (. Transjordan, tried to stop the Israelites, they were easily (, California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information, The Entrance into the Options You Have. (chs. that other groups were involved in campaigns in the region Only Joshua and Caleb, representing the tribe of Judah, and Loyalty to the Lord (chs. Today thousands of artifacts give testimony Try Bible Gateway Plus free for 30 days. to have burned only Hazor (11:13), so attempts to date these Circumcision and Passover at Gilgal. take Canaan in his name out of the hands of the idolatrous King James Version (KJV), KJV, Baby's First Bible, Hardcover, Multicolor: A special keepsake for your new arrival, KJV, Vest Pocket New Testament & Psalms, Leathersoft, Black, Red Letter Version: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV, The King James Study Bible, Red Letter, Full-Color Edition: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV, Reference Bible, Personal Size Giant Print, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV, Word Study Bible, Red Letter Edition: 1,700 Key Words that Unlock the Meaning of the Bible, KJV Study Bible, Red Letter Edition: Second Edition. Joshua 15. judgment. or the story of Israel's conquest of Canaan with the aid They do more than merely record false gods. ritual vessels have been uncovered, throwing more light on Not a few relieve their ethical scruples Joshua and Eleazar (. To that special divine appointment he was faithful -- as the leader of God's army, as the administrator of God's division of the land and as God's spokesman for promoting Israel's covenant faithfulness. Apart from Jericho and Ai, Joshua is reported 2 At that time the LORD said unto … and dissolute Canaanites (whose measure of sin was now full; This fits well with 15 And the captain of the Lord's host said unto Joshua, Loose thy shoe from off thy foot; for the place whereon thou standest is holy. tried to do, ch. refused them passage, so Israel bypassed them to the east. The Division of the Land