These stones are to be a memorial(EV) to the people of Israel forever.”, 8 So the Israelites did as Joshua commanded them. For example, Michael Prior criticizes the use of the campaign in Joshua to favor "colonial enterprises" (in general, not only Zionism) and have been interpreted as validating ethnic cleansing. Do not be afraid;(AA) do not be discouraged,(AB) for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.”(AC), 10 So Joshua ordered the officers of the people:(AD) 11 “Go through the camp(AE) and tell the people, ‘Get your provisions(AF) ready. All this time the trumpets were sounding. While it seems simple (the author is Moses or not), scholars don’t necessarily treat it as a yes or no question—they also have to consider that Moses may have written part of Genesis.For some, orthodoxy simply suggests that Moses wrote the whole Pentateuch, perhaps with the exception of postmosaica passages such as Genes… (AO) You are to help them 15 until the Lord gives them rest, as he has done for you, and until they too have taken possession of the land the Lord your God is giving them. Be careful to obey(R) all the law(S) my servant Moses(T) gave you; do not turn from it to the right or to the left,(U) that you may be successful wherever you go. Then you will be prosperous and successful. Be strong and courageous.  In 1951 Kathleen Kenyon showed that Jericho was from the Middle Bronze Age (c. 2100–1550 BCE), not the Late Bronze Age (c. 1550–1200 BCE). 13 And as soon as the priests who carry the ark of the Lord—the Lord of all the earth(DQ)—set foot in the Jordan, its waters flowing downstream(DR) will be cut off(DS) and stand up in a heap. 26 So Joshua saved them from the Israelites, and they did not kill them. He asserts that the Bible was used to make the treatment of Palestinians more palatable morally. :162, The Book of Joshua takes forward Deuteronomy's theme of Israel as a single people worshipping Yahweh in the land God has given them. They set up camp north of Ai, with the valley between them and the city. The Book of Joshua is an anonymous work. They took twelve stones(EW) from the middle of the Jordan,(EX) according to the number of the tribes of the Israelites, as the Lord had told Joshua;(EY) and they carried them over with them to their camp, where they put them down. “If you don’t tell what we are doing, we will treat you kindly and faithfully(CA) when the Lord gives us the land.”, 15 So she let them down by a rope(CB) through the window,(CC) for the house she lived in was part of the city wall. Only be strong and courageous!(AT)”. Israel cut them down, leaving them neither survivors nor fugitives. 1998. Then you will be prosperous and successful. With Angela Lansbury, John Astin, Tom Bosley, Chuck Connors. Joshua 9:1 French Bible Joshua 9:1 German Bible Alphabetical: the about all along Amorite Amorites and as beyond came Canaanite Canaanites coast country entire far foothills Great heard hill Hittite Hittites Hivite Hivites in it Jebusite Jebusites Jordan kings Lebanon lowland Now of on Perizzite Perizzites Sea the these things those toward were west western when who Do this for six days. But Joshua asked, “Who are you and where do you come from?”, 9 They answered: “Your servants have come from a very distant country(MT) because of the fame of the Lord your God. There are several things to note about this incident.  A related moral condemnation can be seen in "The political sacralization of imperial genocide: contextualizing Timothy Dwight's The Conquest of Canaan" by Bill Templer. (LN) 27 But Israel did carry off for themselves the livestock and plunder of this city, as the Lord had instructed Joshua.(LO). :20, The Deuteronomistic history draws parallels in proper leadership between Moses, Joshua and Josiah. Be strong and courageous. 16 She said to them, “Go to the hills(CD) so the pursuers(CE) will not find you. (MD) 35 There was not a word of all that Moses had commanded that Joshua did not read to the whole assembly of Israel, including the women and children, and the foreigners who lived among them.(ME). :11 The introduction to Deuteronomy recalled how Yahweh had given the land to the Israelites but then withdrew the gift when Israel showed fear and only Joshua and Caleb had trusted in God. (G) 4 Your territory will extend from the desert to Lebanon,(H) and from the great river, the Euphrates(I)—all the Hittite(J) country—to the Mediterranean Sea in the west. Jos 1:5and note). Kenyon argued that the early Israelite campaign could not be historically corroborated, but rather explained as an etiology of the location and a representation of the Israelite settlement. Give me a sure sign(BX) 13 that you will spare the lives of my father and mother, my brothers and sisters, and all who belong to them(BY)—and that you will save us from death.”, 14 “Our lives for your lives!”(BZ) the men assured her. The covenant-renewal ceremony led by Joshua was the prerogative of the kings of Judah. An alliance of Amorite kingdoms headed by the Canaanite king of Jerusalem is defeated with Yahweh's miraculous help of stopping the Sun and the Moon, and hurling down large hailstones (Joshua 10:10–14). (NO) Do to us whatever seems good and right(NP) to you.”. Joshua 1:6-9, "Be strong and courageous, because you will lead these people to inherit the land I swore to their forefathers to give them. (LS) 29 He impaled the body of the king of Ai on a pole and left it there until evening. (Z) 9 Have I not commanded you? , The earliest complete surviving copy of the Book of Joshua in Hebrew is in the Aleppo Codex (10th century CE). :15–16, Joshua "carries out a systematic campaign against the civilians of Canaan — men, women and children — that amounts to genocide. He said, 2 'Moses my servant is dead; go now and cross this Jordan, you and this whole people, into the country which I am giving They arrive at Rahab's house and spend the night. 5 Now when all the Amorite kings west of the Jordan and all the Canaanite kings along the coast(FU) heard how the Lord had dried up the Jordan before the Israelites until they[f] had crossed over, their hearts melted in fear(FV) and they no longer had the courage to face the Israelites. (KL) For I have delivered(KM) into your hands the king of Ai, his people, his city and his land. 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