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Joshua 10

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1 When Adonisedek, king of Jerusalem, heard that Jesus had taken Guy and cursed him, and that he had done the same with Guy and his king, as he had done with Jericho and his king, and that the inhabitants of Gibeon made peace with Israel and remained among them,
2 then he was very frightened, because Gibeon [was] a big city, as one of the royal cities, and more than Guy, and all its inhabitants are brave people.
3 Therefore Adonisedek king of Jerusalem sent to Gogam king of Hebron, and to Firam king of Jarmuf, and to Yathias king of Lachis, and to Devir king of Eglon to say:
4 come to me and help me defeat Gibeon because he made peace with Jesus and the sons of Israel.
5 They gathered and went to the five kings of the Amorites: the king of Jerusalem, the king of Hebron, the king of Yarmuf, the king of Lachish, the king of Eglon, and all their militia, and pitched near Gibeon to fight against him.
6 The inhabitants of Gibeon sent to Jesus in the camp [of Israel], in Gilgal, to say: Thou shalt not take thy hand from thy servants; come to us soon, save us and give us help; for all the kings of the Amorites living on the mountains have gathered against us.

7 Jesus went out of Gilgal himself, and with him all the people capable of war, and all the brave men.
eight And the Lord said to Jesus: Do not be afraid of them, for I have delivered them into your hands: none of them can stand before your face.
nine And Jesus came upon them all of a sudden, [because] he went all night from Gilgal.
ten The Lord led them into confusion at the sight of the Israelites, and they struck them in Gibeon with a strong defeat, and pursued them along the road to the elevation of Bethoron, and struck them to Azek and to Maked.
eleven When they fled from Israel along the slope of the Mount of Betharon, the Lord threw large stones at them from heaven up to Azeka, and they died; there were more those who died from the stones of the city than those whom the sons of Israel slew with the sword.
12 Jesus appealed to the Lord on the day on which Lord Amorray betrayed into the hands of Israel, when he beat them in Gibeon, and they were beaten before the sons of Israel, and said before the Israelites: stand, the sun, over Gibeon, and the moon, over the valley of Ayalon !
13 And the sun stopped, and the moon stood until the people took revenge on their enemies. Is this not written in the book of the Righteous: `the sun stood in the sky and was in no hurry to the west for almost the whole day '?
fourteen And there was no day, either before or after that, on which the Lord would [listen] to the voice of man. For the Lord fought for Israel.

fifteen Then Jesus returned and all Israel with him to the camp, to Gilgal.
16 And those five kings fled and hid in a cave in Maked.
17 When it was reported to Jesus and said: `` Five kings were found, they are hiding in a cave in Makeda, ''
18 Jesus said: `lay large stones at the opening of the cave and make people watch it;
19 but you do not stop, but pursue your enemies and destroy the back of their army and do not let them go to their cities, for the Lord your God has delivered them into your hands. ”
20 After Jesus and the sons of Israel completely defeated them with a very great defeat, and the remaining of them fled to the fortified cities,
21 all the people returned to the camp to Jesus in Maked in peace, and no one moved his tongues against the sons of Israel.
22 Then Jesus said: open the opening of the cave and bring to me from the cave the five kings of those.
23 And they did so: they brought five of those kings to him from the cave: the king of Jerusalem, the king of Hebron, the king of Iarmuf, the king of Lachish and the king of Eglon.
24 When these kings were brought to Jesus, Jesus called all the Israelites and said to the leaders of the soldiers who were walking with him: come, step with your feet on these kings. They came and stepped with their feet on them.
25 Jesus said to them: Do not be afraid or terrified, be firm and courageous; for the Lord will do this to all your enemies with whom you will fight.
26 Then Jesus struck them and killed them and hung them on five trees; and they hung in the trees until evening.
27 When the sun went down, Jesus commanded them, and they removed them from the trees, and threw them into the cave in which they were hiding, and piled large stones at the opening of the cave, [which are there] even to this day.

28 On the same day, Jesus took Maked, and smote [him] with the sword and his king, and cast a spell on them and all that was breathing in him: he had left no one to survive; and he did to the king of Macedon just as he did to the king of Jericho.
29th And Jesus went and all Israel with him from Makeda to Libnah and fought against Libnah;
thirty and the Lord and her betrayed into the hands of Israel and her king, and Jesus destroyed her with the sword and all that was breathing in her: he left no one in her who would survive, and he did to the king like he did to king of Jericho.
31 Jesus went from Livna and all Israel with him to Lachish, and pitched beside him and fought against him;
32 and Lord Lachish delivered into the hands of Israel, and he took it the next day, and struck him with the sword and all that was breathing in him, as he had done with Libnius.
33 Then the king of Gazers came to the aid of Lachis Goram; but Jesus struck him and his people [with the sword] so that he would not leave anyone with him who would survive.
34 And Jesus and all Israel with him went from Lachish to Eglon, and pitched beside him and fought against him;
35 And they took him that day and struck him with the sword, and all the breathing that was in him that day, he cast a spell upon, as he had done with Lachis.
36 And Jesus went and all Israel with him from Eglon to Hebron, and fought against him;
37 and they took him and smote him with the sword, and his king, and all his cities, and all the breathing that was in him; He left no one who would survive, as he did with Eglon: he betrayed his curse and everything breathing that was in him.
38 Then Jesus turned and all Israel with him to Davir and fought against him;
39 and took him and his king and all his cities, and smote them with the sword, and betrayed all the breath that was in him: there was no one left who would survive; as he did with Hebron and his king, he did with Davir and his king, and as he did with Libnius and her king.
40 And Jesus struck the whole land upland and midday, and the lowlands and the land lying by the mountains, and all their kings: he left no one to survive, and he delivered all the breath to the curse, as the Lord God of Israel commanded;
41 Jesus struck them from Kadesh-Varni to Gaza, and all the land of Goshen even to Gibeon;
42 and Jesus took all these kings and their land at once, for the Lord God of Israel fought for Israel.
43 Then Jesus and all Israel with him returned to the camp, to Gilgal.

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