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Joshua 5-8: Israelites exterminate everyone in Jericho and Ai

Under Joshua’s command, the Israelites make flint knives and circumcise themselves.  They celebrate passover at Gilgal.  When Joshua was near Jericho, he looked up and saw the “captain of the LORD’s host”.  He prostrated himself to the captain; the captain … Continue reading

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Joshua 1-4: Crossing the Jordan

Introduction: The book of Joshua has two main components, likely by different authors.  The first describes the conquest of Canaan, and the second describes its settlement.   The book is an amalgam of many different sources from many different authors over … Continue reading

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