Childrens Book-ERA 1407BC -1194BC
AFTER the death of Moses,the Lord put Joshua in command of the children of Israel. "Be strong and full of courage," said the Lord.
"Do not be afraid, and do not be dismayed;
for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go."
Joshua commanded the officers of the...
JOSHUA sent two men to spy on Jericho.
They went there and came to the house of a woman named Rahab and took a room there.
But the king of Jericho was warned of their arrival and sent word to Rahab: "Bring out the men who came to you and are now in your house,
for they have...
THE men said: "We will save your lives in exchange for our own,
on the condition that you do not utter a word about us to the king.
And when the Lord has given us this land,
we will deal kindly and honestly with you."
Rahab's house was built upon the town...
JERICHO, that great city, was tightly shut up, because of the children of Israel;
and no one went out of the city, and no one came in.
Then the Lord told Joshua how he and the children of Israel could capture the city.
Joshua called the priests and the people and gave them their...
BUT Joshua had said to the two men who had spied for him: "Go into Rahab's house and bring out the woman and all her family, as you promised her."
And the young men who had served as spies went in and brought out Rahab and her father and her mother and her brothers and all their...
AND God said to Joshua: "Fear not, and be not dismayed.
Take all the people of war with you and go up to the city of Ai.
I have given to you the king of Ai and his people and his city and his land,
and you shall do to Ai and her king as you did to Jericho and her king."
So Joshua did as...
WHEN the king of Jerusalem heard that Joshua had made peace with the Hivites he was afraid,
because Gibeon was a rich and royal city and its men were famous for their might.
So he conspired with four other kings and they set forth to lay siege to Gibeon.
The Gibeonites sent a message to...
BECAUSE the children of Israel did evil in the sight of the Lord,
the Lord made them the captives of Jabin,
king of Canaan.
Jabin's army was commanded by a great captain called Sisera.
He had nine hundred chariots,
and for twenty years he oppressed the children of Israel.
IN time the children of Israel went back to their evil ways.
Because of this the Lord delivered them into the power of the Midianites for seven years.
The Midianites ravaged the land,
and the children of Israel were obliged to live in dens in the mountains
and in caves and fortified...
THEN Gideon assembled an army of the men of Israel behind him.
They pitched their tents beside the well of Harod,
so that the ranks of the Midianites were off to the north of them by the hill of Moreh, in the valley.
And God said to Gideon: "The people with you are too many for me...
SO Gideon and the hundred men who were with him came to the outskirts of the camp in the beginning of the middle watch, when a new watch had just been posted.
Then they blew on their trumpets
and broke the pitchers that they held in their hands.
And the three companies all blew on...