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The Israelites Are Defeated at Ai1 But the children of Israel committed a trespass in the accursed thing: for Achan, the son of Carmi, the son of Zabdi, the son of Zerah, of the tribe of Judah, took of the accursed thing: and the anger of the LORD was kindled...

Joshua Sends Home the Tribes East of the Jordan1 Then Joshua called the Reubenites, and the Gadites, and the half tribe of Manasseh,2 And said unto them, Ye have kept all that Moses the servant of the LORD commanded you, and have obeyed my voice in all that I commanded...

The Tribes Set Aside Forty-Eight Cities for the Levites1 Then came near the heads of the fathers of the Levites unto Eleazar the priest, and unto Joshua the son of Nun, and unto the heads of the fathers of the tribes of the children of Israel;2 And they spake unto...

Joshua Assembles the Tribes at Shechem1 And Joshua gathered all the tribes of Israel to Shechem, and called for the elders of Israel, and for their heads, and for their judges, and for their officers; and they presented themselves before God.2 And Joshua said unto all the people, Thus saith...

Joshua’s Exhortation before His Death1 And it came to pass a long time after that the LORD had given rest unto Israel from all their enemies round about, that Joshua waxed old and stricken in age.2 And Joshua called for all Israel, and for their elders, and for their heads,...

God Commands Cities of Refuge1 The LORD also spake unto Joshua, saying,2 Speak to the children of Israel, saying, Appoint out for you cities of refuge, whereof I spake unto you by the hand of Moses:3 That the slayer that killeth any person unawares and unwittingly may flee thither: and...

Land for the Tribe of Simeon1 And the second lot came forth to Simeon, even for the tribe of the children of Simeon according to their families: and their inheritance was within the inheritance of the children of Judah.2 And they had in their inheritance Beersheba, or Sheba, and Moladah,3...

The Tabernacle Is Set up at Shiloh1 And the whole congregation of the children of Israel assembled together at Shiloh, and set up the tabernacle of the congregation there. And the land was subdued before them.The Remainder of the Land Is Described and Divided2 And there remained among the children...

Land for the Tribe of Manasseh1 There was also a lot for the tribe of Manasseh; for he was the firstborn of Joseph; to wit, for Machir the firstborn of Manasseh, the father of Gilead: because he was a man of war, therefore he had Gilead and Bashan.2 There was...

The Borders of the Land for the Sons of Joseph1 And the lot of the children of Joseph fell from Jordan by Jericho, unto the water of Jericho on the east, to the wilderness that goeth up from Jericho throughout mount ­Beth-el,2 And goeth out from Beth-el to Luz, and...

Land for the Tribe of Judah1 This then was the lot of the tribe of the children of Judah by their families; even to the border of Edom the wilderness of Zin southward was the uttermost part of the south coast.2 And their south border was from the shore of...

The Tribes West of the Jordan Receive Their Land by Lot1 And these are the countries which the children of Israel inherited in the land of Canaan, which Eleazar the priest, and Joshua the son of Nun, and the heads of the fathers of the tribes of the children of...

The Land Yet to Be Conquered and the Tribes East of the Jordan1 Now Joshua was old and stricken in years; and the LORD said unto him, Thou art old and stricken in years, and there remaineth yet very much land to be possessed.2 This is the land that yet...

The Kings on the East and West of the Jordan River1 Now these are the kings of the land, which the children of Israel smote, and possessed their land on the other side Jordan toward the rising of the sun, from the river Arnon unto mount Hermon, and all the...

Joshua Defeats the Northern Kings at the Waters of Merom1 And it came to pass, when Jabin king of Hazor had heard those things, that he sent to Jobab king of Madon, and to the king of Shimron, and to the king of Achshaph,2 And to the kings that were...

Five Kings War against Gibeon1 Now it came to pass, when Adoni­-zedek king of Jerusalem had heard how Joshua had taken Ai, and had utterly destroyed it; as he had done to Jericho and her king, so he had done to Ai and her king; and how the inhabitants of...

The Kings Combine against Israel1 And it came to pass, when all the kings which were on this side Jordan, in the hills, and in the valleys, and in all the coasts of the great sea over against Lebanon, the Hittite, and the Amorite, the Canaanite, the Perizzite, the Hivite,...

God Encourages Joshua1 And the LORD said unto Joshua, Fear not, neither be thou dismayed: take all the people of war with thee, and arise, go up to Ai: see, I have given into thy hand the king of Ai, and his people, and his city, and his land:2 And...

Jericho Is Destroyed1 Now Jericho was straitly shut up because of the children of Israel: none went out, and none came in.2 And the LORD said unto Joshua, See, I have given into thine hand Jericho, and the king thereof, and the mighty men of valour.3 And ye shall compass...

Preparations for the Passover1 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...

Twelve Stones Are Taken from the Jordan River for a Memorial1 And it came to pass, when all the people were clean passed over Jordan, that the LORD spake unto Joshua, saying,2 Take you twelve men out of the people, out of every tribe a man,3 And command ye them,...

Crossing the Jordan River1 And Joshua rose early in the morning; and they removed from Shittim, and came to Jordan, he and all the children of Israel, and lodged there before they passed over.2 And it came to pass after three days, that the officers went through the host;3 And...

Two Spies Are Sent from Shittim and Rahab Aids Them1 And Joshua the son of Nun sent out of Shittim two men to spy secretly, saying, Go view the land, even Jericho. And they went, and came into an harlot’s house, named Rahab, and lodged there.2 And it was told...

The Lord Appoints Joshua to Succeed Moses1 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,2 Moses my servant is dead; now therefore arise, go over this Jordan, thou, and all...