12 He took about 5,000 men and set them in ambush between Bethel and Ai, to the west of the city. The sun stopped in the midst of heaven and did not hurry to set for about a whole day. 10 Joshua arose early in the morning and mustered the people and went up, he and the elders of Israel, before the people to Ai. Come up to us quickly and save us and help us, for all the kings of the Amorites who dwell in the hill country are gathered against us.” 5 and the men of Ai killed about thirty-six of their men and chased them before the gate as far as Shebarim and struck them at the descent. But Joshua spent that night in the valley. Take all the fighting men with you, and arise, go up to Ai. Take the whole army with you, and go up and attack Ai. 2 And you shall do to Ai and its king as you did h to Jericho and its king. 33 Then Horam king of pGezer came up to help Lachish. 2 And the Lord said to Joshua, “See, gI have given Jericho into your hand, with its king and mighty men of valor. 10 As soon as Adoni-zedek, king of Jerusalem, heard how Joshua had captured Ai and had devoted it to destruction,1 mdoing to Ai and its king nas he had done to Jericho and its king, and ohow the inhabitants of Gibeon had made peace with Israel and were among them, NIV 1 Then the LORD said to Joshua, “Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged. And when they come out against us kjust as before, we shall flee before them. 2 And you shall do to Ai and its king as you did to Jericho and its king. 27 But Joshua made them that day kcutters of wood and drawers of water for the congregation and for the altar of the Lord, to this day, lin the place that he should choose. 8. 7 The L ord said to Joshua, “Today I will begin to z exalt you in the sight of all Israel, that they may know that, a as I was with Moses, so I will be with you. He left none remaining, ubut devoted to destruction all that breathed, just as the Lord God of Israel commanded. Take all your fighting men and attack Ai, for I have given you the king of Ai, his people, his town, and his land. 20 And Achan answered Joshua, “Truly yI have sinned against the Lord God of Israel, and this is what I did: 18 And he brought near his household man by man, and Achan the son of Carmi, son of Zabdi, son of Zerah, of the tribe of Judah, was taken. 12 Here is our bread. 23 Now therefore you are cursed, and some of you shall never be anything but servants, hcutters of wood and drawers of water for the house of my God.” Take all the fighting men with you, and arise, go up to Ai. 26 So he did this to them and delivered them out of the hand of the people of Israel, and they did not kill them. 5 And when they make a long blast with the ram’s horn, when you hear the sound of the trumpet, then all the people shall shout with a great shout, and the wall of the city will fall down flat,1 and the people shall go up, everyone straight before him.” And they hurried to set the city on fire. Only its spoil and its livestock you shall take as plunder for yourselves. Do not make the whole people toil up there, for they are few.” uFor we have heard a report of him, and all that he did in Egypt, Joshua 8:1 - ESV: And the LORD said to Joshua, "Do not fear and do not be dismayed. Joshua 8:3 ESV - So Joshua and all the fighting men - Bible Gateway So Joshua and all the fighting men arose to go up to Ai. See, I have given into your hand the king of Ai, and his people, his city, and his land. cThey burned them with fire and stoned them with stones. 17 And he brought near the clans of Judah, and the clan of the uZerahites was taken. 2 And you shall do to Ai and its king as you did to Jericho and its king. 28 So Joshua burned Ai and made it forever a (R)heap of ruins, as it is to this day. vNot a man of them shall stand before you.” 8  And the Lord said to Joshua, f “Do not fear and do not be dismayed. The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. And jthey hung on the trees until evening. 16 And at the seventh time, when the priests had blown the trumpets, Joshua said to the people, “Shout, for the Lord has given you the city. 13 So they stationed the forces, the main encampment that was north of the city and its rear guard west of the city. See, I have given into your hand the king of Ai, and his people, his city, and his land. Joshua 8. For then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have good suc... Read verse in English Standard Version And Joshua chose 30,000 mighty men of valor and sent them out by night. And cthey fled before the men of Ai, See, I have given into your hand the king of Ai, and his people, his city, and his land. Then ethe Lord turned from his burning anger. See, g I have given into your hand the king of Ai, and his people, his city, and his land. 26 But Joshua did not draw back his hand with which he ustretched out the javelin until he had devoted all the inhabitants of Ai to destruction.2 And they went to the place of ambush and lay between Bethel and Ai, to the west of Ai, but Joshua spent that night among the people. And the armed men were walking before them, and the rear guard was walking after the ark of the Lord, while the trumpets blew continually. And Israel struck them down, until there was (O)left none that survived or escaped. See, g I have given into your hand the king of Ai, and his people, his city, and his land. For they will say, ‘They are fleeing from us, just as before.’ So we will flee before them. 7 But the people of Israel broke faith in regard to the devoted things, for aAchan the son of Carmi, son of Zabdi, son of Zerah, of the tribe of Judah, took some of the devoted things. Paragraph. The Lord brings trouble on you today.” And all Israel bstoned him with stones. 27 ySo the Lord was with Joshua, and zhis fame was in all the land. And they went to the place of ambush and lay between Bethel and Ai, to the west of Ai, but Joshua spent that night among the people. Take all the fighting men with you, and arise, go up to Ai. Then you shall shout.” 5 And I and all the people who are with me will approach the city. 6 And the men of Gibeon sent to Joshua sat the camp in Gilgal, saying, “Do not relax your hand from your servants. Joshua 9 English Standard Version (ESV) The Gibeonite Deception. See, I have given into your hand the … 9 For the Canaanites and all the inhabitants of the land will hear of it and will surround us and icut off our name from the earth. 4 they on their part acted with cunning and went and made ready provisions and took worn-out sacks for their donkeys, and wineskins, worn-out and torn and mended, 29 Then Joshua and all Israel with him passed on from Makkedah to nLibnah and fought against Libnah. 21 when I saw among the spoil a beautiful cloak from Shinar, and 200 shekels of silver, and a bar of gold weighing 50 shekels,3 then I coveted them and took them. Audio Bible - ESV Bible / Audio Bible / English Standard Version / Joshua / Joshua 8; Share Tweet. Tools. Joshua 8 - And the LORD said to Joshua, “Do not fear and do not be dis… | ESV.org Joshua 8 The Fall of Jericho 6 Now Jericho was shut up inside and outside because of the people of Israel. 35 And they captured it on that day, and struck it with the edge of the sword. 16 So all the people who were in the city were called together to pursue them, and as they pursued Joshua they (M)were drawn away from the city. 15 rAnd he who is taken with the devoted things shall be burned with fire, he and all that he has, because he has stransgressed the covenant of the Lord, and because he has done tan outrageous thing in Israel.’”, 16 So Joshua rose early in the morning and brought Israel near tribe by tribe, and the tribe of Judah was taken. 20 So the people shouted, and the trumpets were blown. ? 17 Not a man was left in Ai or Bethel who did not go out after Israel. 8 And the Lord said to Joshua, f “Do not fear and do not be dismayed. And you shall do to Ai and its king as you did to Jericho and its kin.. For qit has made peace with Joshua and with the people of Israel.” Joshua 1:8 This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do according to all that is written in it. 8 And the Lord said to Joshua, “Do not fear and do not be dismayed. And he devoted every person in it to destruction that day, as he had done to Lachish. 17 And it was told to Joshua, “The five kings have been found, hidden in the cave at Makkedah.” 2 And you shall do to Ai and its king as you did to Jericho and its king. See, I have given into your hand the king of Ai, and his people, his city, and his land. 11 And as they fled before Israel, while they were xgoing down the ascent of Beth-horon, ythe Lord threw down large stones from heaven on them as far as Azekah, and they died. 7 So Joshua went up from Gilgal, he and tall the people of war with him, and all the mighty men of valor. And the clan that the Lord takes shall come near by households. 14 So the men took some of their provisions, but xdid not ask counsel from the Lord. 19 but do not stay there yourselves. 27 But at the time of the going down of the sun, Joshua commanded, and kthey took them down from the trees and threw them into the cave where they had hidden themselves, and they set large stones against the mouth of the cave, which remain to this very day. 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