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The five kings hanged. CHAP. XI. Divers kings conquered. 199 of Israel, and said unto the captains of | done to Eglon) but destroyed it utterly, the men of war which went with him, and all the souls that were therein. Come near, put your feet upon the necks' 38 | And Joshua returned, and all Israel of these kings. And they came near, and 1 with him, to Debir ; and fought against it: put their feet upon the necks of them. 39 And he took it, and the king there

25 And Joshua said unto them, Fear not, of, and all the cities thereof, and they nor be dismayed, be strong and of good smote them with the edge of the sword, courage: for thus shall the LORD do to and utterly destroyed all the souls that all your enemies against whom ye fight. were therein ; he left none remaining :

26 And afterward Joshua smote them, as he had done to Hebron, so he did to and slew them, and hanged them on five Debir, and to the king thereof; as he had trces: and they were hanging upon the || done also to Libnah, and to her king. trees until the evening.

40 I So Joshua smote all the country of 27 And it came to pass at the time of the hills, and of the south, and of the the going down of the sun, that Joshua vale, and of the springs, and all their commanded, and they took them down | kings: he left none remaining, but utoff the trees, and cast them into the cave terly destroyed all that breathed, as the wherein they had been hid, and laid great LORD God of Israel coinmanded. stones in the cave's mouth, which remain 41 And Joshua smote them from Kauntil this very day.

desh-barnea even unto Gaza, and all the 28 And that day Joshua took Makke country of Goshen, even unto Gibeon. dah, and smote it with the edge of the 42 And all these kings and their land sword, and the king thereof he utterly did Joshua take at one time; because the destroyed, them, and all the souls that LORD God of Israel fought for Israel. were therein; he let none remain: and 43 And Joshua returned, and all Israel he did to the king of Makkedah as he with him, unto the camp to Gilgal. did unto the king of Jericho.

- CHAP. XI. 29 Then Joshua passed from Makke 1 Divers kings overcome at the waters dah, and all Israel with him, unto Lib- of Merom. 10 Hazor is taken and nah, and fought against Libnah :

burnt. 21 The Anakims cut off. 30 And the LORD delivered it also, AND it came to pass, when Jabin and the king thereof, into the hand of A king of Hazor had heard those things, Israel; and he smote it with the edge of that he sent to Jobab king of Madon, the sword, and all the souls that were | and to the king of Shimron, and to the therein; he let none remain in it; but i king of Achshaph, did unto the king thereof as he did unto 2 And to the kings that were on the the king of Jericho

north of the mountains, and of the plains 31 And Joshua passed from Libnah, south of Cinneroth, and in the valley, and and all Israel with him, unto Lachish, and in the borders of Dor on the west, encamped against it, and fought against it: 3 And to the Canaanite on the east and

32 And the LORD delivered Lachish on the west, and to the Amorite, and the into the hand of Israel, which took it Hittite, and the Perizzite, and the Jebuon the second day, and smote it with site in the mountains, and to the Hivite the edge of the sword, and all the souls under Hermon in the land of Mizpeh that were therein, according to all that 4 And they went out, they and all he had done to Libnah.

their hosts with them, much people, even 33 ? Then Horam king of Gezer came || as the sand that is upon the sea shore op to help Lachish ; and Joshua smote | in multitude, with horses and chariots vehim and his people, until he had left ry many. him none remaining.

5 And when all these kings were met 34 ŞAnd from Lachish Joshua passed un- | together, they came and pitched together to Eglon, and all Israel with him; and they at the waters of Merom, to fight against Encamped against it, and fought against it: Israel.

35 And they took it on that day, and 6 4 And the LORD said unto Joshua, smote it with the edge of the sword, and Be not afraid because of them: for toall the souls that were therein he utterly | morrow about this time will I deliver them destroyed that day, according to all that up all slain before Israel : thou shalt he had done to Lachish.

hough their horses, and burn their char36 And Joshiya went up from Eglon, | iots with fire. and all Israel with him, unto Hebron ; ! 7 So Joshua came, and all the people and they fought against it :

of war with him, against them by the wa37 And they took it, and smote it with ters of Merom suddenly, and they fell the edge of the sword, and the king il upon them. thereof, and all the cities thereof, and all 1 8 And the LORD delivered them into the souls that were therein ; he left none the hand of Israel, who smote them, and remaining (according to all that he had chased them unto great Zidon, and unto

200 Hazor taken and burned. JOSHUA.

Divers kings smitten. Misrephoth-maim, and unto the valley of left in the land of the children of Israel : Mizpeh easiwaard; and they smote them, only in Gaza, in Gath, and in Ashdod, until they left them none remaining. there remained.

9 And Joshua did unto them as the 23 So Joshua took the whole land, acLord bude him: he houghed their horses, cording to all that the Lord said unto and burnt their chariots with fire.

Moses, and Joshua gave it for an inher10 | And Joshua at that time turned itance unto Israel according to their diback, and took Hazor, and smote the visions by their tribes. And the land restking thereof with the sword : for Hazored from war. before-time was the head of all those

** CHAP. XII. kingdoms.

1 The two kings whose countries Moses ii And they smote all the souls that took and disposed of. 7 The one and were therein with the edge of the sword, thirty kings on the other side Jordan utterly destroying them : there was not which Joshua smote. any left to breathe : and he burnt Hazor N OW these are the kings of the land, with fire.

TV which the children of Israel smote, 12 And all the cities of those kings, and and possessed their land on the other side all the kings of them, did Joshua take, Jordan towards the rising of the sun, from and smote them with the edge of the the river Arnon, unto mount Hermon, and sword, and he utterly destroyed them, all the plain on the east : as Moses the servant of the LORD com 2 Sihon king of the Amorites, who manded.

dwelt in Heshbon, and ruled from Arcer, 13 But as for the cities that stood still which is upon the bank of the river Arin their strength, Israel burned none of non, and from the middle of the river, them, save Hazor only ; that did Joshua and from half Gilead, even unto the river burn.

Jabbok, which is the border of the chil14 And all the spoil of these cities, and dren of Ammon; the cattle, the children of Israel took for a 3 And from the plain to the sea of Cinprey unto themselves : but every man || neroth on the east, and unto the sea of the they smote with the edge of the sword, plain, even the salt sea on the east, the way until they had destroyed them, neither to Beth-jeshimoth; and from the south, left they any to breathe.

|| under Ashdoth-pisgah: 15 | As the LORD commanded Moses 4 And the coast of Og king of Bashan, his servant, so did Moses command Josh which was of the remnant of the giants, na, and so did Joshua : he left nothing that dwelt at Ashtaroth and at Edrei, undone of all that the LORD coinmanded 5 And reigned in mount Hermon, and Moses.

in Salcan, and in all Bashan, unto the 16 So Joshua took all that land, the hills, border of the Geshurites, and the Maachand all the south country, and all the athites, and half Gilead, the border of land of Goshen, and the valley, and the Sihon king of Heshbon. plain, and the mountain of Israel, and the 6 Them did Moses the servant of the valley of the same;

LORD, and the children of Israel smite: 17 Even from the mount Halak, that and Moses the servant of the Lord gave goeth up to Seir, even unto Baal-gad, in it for a possession into the Reubenites, ihe valley of Lebanon under mount Her- and the Gadites, and the half-tribe of mon: and all their kings he took, and Manasseh.. smote them, and slew them.

7 And these are the kings of the 18 Joshua made war a long time with all | country which Joshua and the children those kings.

of Israel smote on this side Jordan on the 19 There was not a city that made peace west, from Baal-gad in the valley of Lebwith the children of Israel, save the Hi anon, even unto the mount Halak that vites the inhabitants of Gibeon: all other goeth up to Scir; which Joshua gave unthey took in battle.

to the tribes of Israel for a possession ac. 20 For it was of the Lord to harden || cording to their divisions; their hearts, that they should come a-1 8 In the mountains, and in the valleys, gainst Israel in battle, that he might de- and in the plains, and in the springs, and stroy them utterly, and that they might | in the wilderness, and in the south counhave no favour, but that he might destroy try; the Hittites, the Amorites, and the them, as the Lord commanded Moses. | Canaanites, the Perizzites, the Hivites,

21 | And at that time came Joshua and and the Jebusites: cut off the Anakims from the mountains, 9 4 The king of Jericho, one; the king from Hebron, from Debir, from Anab, of Ai, which is beside Beth-el, one ; and from all the mountains of Judah, and 10 The king of Jerusalem, one; the from all the mountains of Israel : Joshua || king of Hebron, one ; destroved them utterly with their cities. | ii The king of Jarmuth, one; the king

22 There was none of the Anakims ll of Lachish, one;

The bounds of the land CHAP. XIII. not yet conquered. 201 12 The king of Eglon, one; the king of which Moses gave them, beyond Jordan Gezer, one;

eastward, even as Moses the servant of 13 The king of Debir, one; the king of the LORD gave them; Geder, one;

9 From Aroer that is upon the bank 14 The king of Hormah, one; the king of the river Arnon, and the city that is in of Arad, one;

the midst of the river, and all the plain of 15 The king of Libnah, one; the king : Medeba unto Dibon ; of Adullam, one;

10 And all the cities of Sihon king of 16 The king of Makkedah, one ; the the Amorites, which reigned in Heshking of Beth-el, one ;

bon, unto the border of the children of 17 The king of Tappuah, one; the Ling Ammon; of Hepher, one;

11 And Gilead, and the border of the 18 The king of Aphek, one ; the king Geshurites and Maachathites, and all of Lasharon, one;

mount Hermon, and all Bashan unto Sal19 The king of Madon, one ; the king

cah; of Hazor, one;

12 All the kingdom of Og in Bashan, 20 The king of Shimron-meron, one; } which reigned in Ashtaroth and in Edrei, the king of Achshaph, one ;

who remained of the remnant of the gi21 The king of Taanach, one; the king ants. For these did Moscs smite, and cast of Megiddo, one;

them out. 22 The king of Kedesh, one ; the king i 13 Nevertheless, the children of Israel of Jokneam of Carinel, one ;

expelled not the Geshurites, nor the 23 The king of Dor in the coast of Dor, Maachathites : but the Geshurites and me; the king of the nations of Gilgal, the Maachathites dwell among the Israelone;

ites until this day. 24 The king of Tirzah, one : all the 14 Only unto the tribe of Levi he gave kings thirty and one.

none inheritance; the sacrifices of the CHAP. XIII.

LORD God of Israel made by fire are 2 The bounds of the land not yet conquered. I their inheritance, as he said unto them.

14,33 The Lord and his sacrificesarethel 15 || And Meses gave unto the tribe of Levites inheritance, 22 Balaam is slain. | the children of Reuben inheritance acNOW Joshua was old and stricken in ll cording to their families. NY years; and the LORD said unto him, 16 And their coast was from Aroer Thou art old and stricken in years, and that is on the bank of the river Arnon, there remaineth yet very much land to be and tie city that is in the midst of the rive possessed.

er, and all the plain by Mcdeba; 2 This is the land that yet remaincth: 17 Heshbon, and all her cities that are all the borders of the Philistines, and all in the plain ; Dibon, and Bamotll-baal, Geshuri,

and Betibaal-meon, 3 From Sihor, which is before Egypt, 18 And Jahaza, and Kedcmoth, and even unto the borders of Ekron north Mephaath, Ward, which is counted to the Canaanite: 19 An Kirjathaim,ard Sihmah, and Zafive lords of the Philistines; the Gaza- | reth-shahar in the mount of the valley, thites, and the Ashdothites, the Eshka 20 And Reth-peor, and Ashdoth-pisgah, lonites, the Gittites, and the Ekronites ; || and Beth-je himoth, also the Avites :

21 And all the cities of the plain, and 4 From the south all the land of the all the kingdom of Sihon king of the Canaanites, and Mearah that is beside | Amorites, which reigned in Heshbon, the Sidonians, unto Aphek to the bor whom Moses smote with the princes of ders of the Amorites :

Midian, Evi, and Rekem, and Zur, and 5 And the land of the Giblites, and || Hur, and Reha, which were dukes of Siall Lebanon toward the sun-rising, from || hon, dwelling in the country. Baal-gad under mount Hermon unto the 22 | Balaam also the son of Beor, the entering into Hamath.

sooth-sayer, did the cluildren of Israel slay 6 All the inhabitants of the hill-country with the sword, among them that were from Lebanon unto Misrephoth-maim, Il slain by them. and all the Sidonians, them will I drive 23 And the border of the children of out from before the children of Israel: Reuben was Jordan, and the border thereonly divide thou it by lot unto the Isra- ll of. This was the inheritance of the chilelites for an inheritance, as I have com ldren of Reuben afier their families, the manded thee.

| cities and the villages thereof. 7 Now therefore divide this land for an 24 And Moscs gave inherilance unto the inheritance unto the nine tribes, and the Il tribe of Gad, vvin unto the children of half-tribe of Manasseh,

Golaccording to their families. 8 With whom the Reubenites and the v5 And their coast was Jazer, and all Gadites have received their inheritance, ll the cities of Gilead, and half the land of 202 Inheritance of Manasseh. JOSHUA. Caleb obtaineth Hebron. the children of Ammon, unto Aroer that | Thou knowest the thing that the LORD is before Rabbah;

said unto Moses the man of God concerne 26 And from Heshbon unto Ramath ing me and thee in Kadesla-barnea. mizpeh, and Betonim ; and from Maha-| 7 Forty years old rvas I when Moses naim unto the border of Debir ;

the servant of the LORD sent me from 27 And in the valley, Beth-aram, and Kadesh-barnea to espy out the land; and Beth-nimrah, and Succoth, and Zaphon, | I brought him word again as it was in the rest of the kingdom of Sihon king of mine heart. Heshbon, Jordan and his border, even un 8 Nevertheless, my brethren that went to the edge of the sea of Cinneroth, on up with me made the heart of the people the other side Jordan eastward.

melt : but I wholly followed the LORD 28 This is the inheritance of the chil-my God. dren of Gad after their families, the cit- 9 And Moses sware on that day, sayies, and their villages.

ling, Surely the land whereon thy feet have 29 | And Moses gave inheritance unto 1 trodden shall be thine inheritance, and the half-tribe of Manasseh : and this was thy children's for ever; because thou hast the possession of the half-tribe of the chil- | wholly followed the LORD my God. dren of Manasseh by their families.

10 And now, behold, the LORD hath 30 And their coast was from Mahana- kept me alive, as he said, these forty and im, all Bashan, all the kingdom of Og five years, even since the LORD spake king of Bashan, and all the towns of Jair, this word unto Moses, while the children which are in Bashan, threescore cities : ll of Israel wandered in the wilderness : and

31 And half Gilead, and Ashtaroth, and now, lo, I am this day fourscore and five Edrei, cities of the kingdom of Og in Ba- years old. shan, were pertaining unto the children of 11 As yet I am as strong this day, as I Machir the son of Manasseh, even to the was in the day that Moses sent me : as one half of the children of Machir by my strength was then, even so is my their families.

strength now, for war, both to go out, and 32 These are the countries which Moses | to come in. did distribute for inheritance in the plains 12 Now therefore give me this mounof Moab, on the other side Jordan by tain, whereof the Lord spake in that day;

for thou heardest in that day how the 33 But unto the tribe of Levi Moses Anakims were there, and that the cities gave not any inheritance: the LORD God | were great and fenced: if so be the LORD of Israel was their inheritance, as he said will be with me, then I shall be able to unto them.

drive them out, as the LORD said. CHAP. XIV.

13 And Joshua blessed him, and gave 1 The nine tribes and an half are to have unto Caleb the son of Jephunneh Hebron

ilege obtaineth Hebron.

14 Hebron therefore became the inherAND these are the countrics which the itance of Caleb the son of Jephunneh the A children of Israelinherited in the land | Kenezite unto this day ; because that he of Canaan, which Eleazar the priest, and wholly followed the LORD God of Israel. Joshua the son of Nun, and the heads of 15 And the name of Hebron before the fathers of the tribes of the children of was Kirjath-arba ; which Arba was a Israel distributed for inheritance unto great man among the Anakims. And the them.

land had rest from war. 2 By lot was their inheritance, as the

CHAP. XV. Lord commanded by the hand of Moses, ! 1 The borders of the lot of Judah. 13 Cafor the nine triles, and for the half-triit. | leb's portion and conquest. 16 Oilniel's

3 For Moses had given the inheritance valour and reward. 21 The cities of Juof two tribes and an half-tribe on the dah. 63 The Jebusites not conquered. other side Jordan : but unto the Levites T'HIS then was the lot of the tribe of he gave none inheritance among them... 1 the children of Judah by their fami

4 For the children of Joseph were two lies ; even to the border of Edom, the tribes, Manasseh and Ephraim: therefore wilderness of Zin southward was the utthey gave no part unto the Levites in termost part of the south coast. the land, save cities to dwell in, with 1 2 And their south border was from the their suburbs for their cattle, and for their shore of the salt sea, from the bay that substance.

looketh southward : 5 As the LORD commanded Moses, so 3 And it went out to the south side to the children of Israel did, and they di- Maaleh-acrabbim, and passed along to vided the land.

Zin, and ascended up on the south side 6 4 Then the children of Judah came unto Kadesh-barnea, and passed along to unto Joshua in Gilgal : and Caleb then | Hezron, and went up to Adar, and fetchof Jephunneh the Kenezite said unto him, "ed a compass to Karkaa:

The borders of Judah. CHAP. xv. Caleb's portion and conquest. 203 4 From thence it passed toward Azmon, || brother of Caleb, took it : and he gave and went out unto the river of Egypt; him Achsah his daughter to wife. and the goings out of that coast were at 18 And it came to pass, as she came the sea : this shall be your south coast. unto him, that she moved him to ask of

5 And the east border was the salt-sea, her father a field. And she lighted off even unto the end of Jordan : and their her ass; and Caleb said unto her, What border in the north quarter was from wouldest thou ? the bay of the sea, at the uttermost part of 19 Who answered, Give me a blessing; Jordan:

for thou hast given me a south land, give 6 And the border went up to Beth-hog-me also springs of water. And he gave lah, and passed along by the north of her the upper springs, and the nether Beth-arabah; and the border went up to springs. the stone of Bohan the son of Reuben: 20 This is the inheritance of the tribe

7 And the border went up toward of the children of Judah according to their Debir from the valley of Achor, and so families. northward looking toward Gilgal, that 21 And the uttermost cities of the tribe is before the going up to Adummim, of the children of Judah toward the coast which is on the south side of the river: | of Edom southward were Kabzeel, and and the border passed toward the waters Eder, and Jagur, of En-shemesh, and the goings out thereof 22 And Kinah, and Dimonah, and Awere at En-rogel :

dadah, 8 And the border went up by the valley || 23 And Kedesh, and Hazor, and Ithnan, of the son of Hinnom, unto the south side 24 Ziph, and Telem, and Bealoth, of the Jebusite ; the same is Jerusalem : | 25 And Hazor, Hadattah, and Kerioth, and the border went up to the top of the and Hezron, which is Hazor, mountain that lieth before the valley of 26 Aman, and Shema, and Moladah, Hinnom westward, which is at the end of 27 And Hazar-gaddah, and Heshmon, the valley of the giants northward: and Beth-palet,

9 And the border was drawn from the 28 And Hazar-shual, and Beer-sheba, top of the hill unto the fountain of the and Bizjothjah, water of Nephtoah, and went out to the 29 Baalah, and lim, and Azem, cities of mount Ephron ; and the border 30 And Eltolad, and Chesel, and Horwas drawn to Baalah, which is Kirjath-mah, jearin;

31 And Ziklag, and Madmannah, and 10 And the border compassed from Baa- | Sansannah, lah westward unto mount Seir, and pass 32 And Lebaoth, and Shilhim, and ed along unto the side of mount Jearim Ain, and Rimmon : all the cities are (which is Chesalon) on the north side, and twenty and nine, with their villages: went down to Beth-shemesh, and passed 33 And in the valley, Eshtaol, and Zo on to Timnah:

reah, and Ashnah, 11 And the border went out unto the 34 And Zanoah, and En-gannim, Tapside of Ekron northward : and the bor- | puah, and Enam, der was drawn to Shicron, and passed a- 35 Jarmuth, and Adullam, Socol, and long to mount Baalah, and went out unto Azekah, Jabneel ; and the goings out of the border 36 And Sharaim, and Adithaim, and were at the sea.

Gederah, and Gederothaim ; fourteen 12 And the west border was to the cities with their villages : great sea, and the coast thereof : this is 37' Zenan, and Hadashah, and Migthe coast of the children of Judah round | dal-gad, about, according to their families.

38 And Dilean, and Mizpeh, and Jok-
13 | And unto Caleb the son of Je- || theel,
phuinneh he gave a part among the chil 39 Lachish, and Bozkath, and Eglon,
dren of Judah, according to the com .40 And Cabbon, and Lahmam, and
mandment of the Lord to Joshua, cven Kithlish,
the city of Arba the father of Anak, 41 And Gederoth, Beth-dagon, and
which city is Hebron.

Naamah, and Makkedah ; sixteen cities
14 And Caleb drove thence the three with thew villages :
Sons of Anak, Sheshai, and Ahiman, and 42 Libnah, and Ether, and Ashan,
Talmai, the children of Anak.

43 And Jiphtah, and Ashnah, and Nezib,
15 And he went up thence to the in-| 44 And Keilah, and Achzib, and Ma-
habitants of Debir: and the name of De- || reshah ; nine cities with their villages :
bir before wvas Kirjath-sepher.

45 Ekron, with her towns and her vil16 | And Caleb said, He that smiteth || lages: Kirjath-sepher, and taketh it, to him will 46 From Ekron even unto the sea, all I give Achsah my daughter to wife.

that lay near Ashdod, with their villages : 17 And Othniel the son of Kenaz, the il 47 Åshdod, with her towns and her vil

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