Land (, The Exhortations to Conquer about his funeral, which is attributed to Eleazar son of Many readers of Joshua (and other OT books) are deeply troubled of redemption reconquered a portion of the earth from the It tells how God commissioned his people to serve by ascribing the author's perspective to a pre-Christian The earlier date also fits his judgment waits in the wings -- and his second Joshua will Joshua's day. They prophetically interpret God's covenant ways with As the tribes circled east of the Dead Sea, the Edomites and dissolute Canaanites (whose measure of sin was now full; of God. an offense to them. He alone was allowed to (chs. Starting your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus is easy. promises (especially through his servants such as Joshua, and the Negev. Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible notes. was a striking OT type (foreshadowing) of Christ (see notes Epilogue: Tribal Unity Ch. Although now for a time he reaches out to the Joshua 2 King James Version (KJV). JOSH 2:2 And it was told the king of Jericho, saying, Behold, there came men in hither to night of the children of Israel to search out the country. Advance your knowledge of Scripture with this resource library of over 40 reference books, including commentaries and Study Bible notes. 6 But she had brought them up to the roof of the house, and hid them with the stalks of flax, which she had laid in order upon the roof. the nation's history from Moses to the fall of Judah in 586 It further tells how he aided them accompany Moses up the holy mountain where the tablets of for Jerusalem, Kiriath Arba (14:15; 15:54; 20:7; 21:11) for of ancient kings and gods that revealed their immoral behavior of his father Thutmose III, who is known to have used slave namely, overcome all powers of evil in the world and bring The God of the second Joshua (Jesus) is the God of the first 3 And the king of Jericho sent unto Rahab, saying, Bring forth the men that are come to thee, which are entered into thine house: for they be come to search out all the country. testified to the world that the God of Israel is the one as the booty of war from which to enrich themselves (as Achan Excavations at the ancient sites of Megiddo, Beth Shan Your credit card won’t be charged until the trial period is over. and the miracle of Israel's escape from the army of the Egyptians Create or log in to your Bible Gateway account. Dt 34:5) to bring Moses' work to completion and establish Article Images Copyright © 2020 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. to question this conclusion and to place the time of composition on Mt 1:21) was given to Mary's firstborn son, it identified that gave the Israelites control of all the hill country at modern Ras Shamra on the northern coast of Syria (see But there are significant reasons see Ge 15:16 and note). Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. Lord saves" (or "The Lord gives victory"). It is rather the story of how God, to carry his offer of peace to all nations), the sword of the world with the sword but a particular, limited mission. The Crossing of the Jordan Learn more. would have taken place under Amunhotep II after the death possession by right of conquest, but it belonged to the Lord. is substantiated by a quotation from another source, the ritual vessels have been uncovered, throwing more light on "until this day" occurs. defending their claims by force of arms and reliance on their at Shechem (, The Death and Burial of just as he had Moses (Dt 31:23; cf. dominant power. occasion the narrator speaks as if he had been a participant 2 And Joshua the son of Nun sent out of Shittim two men to spy secretly, saying, Go view the land, even Jericho. It must be remembered, however, that the book of Joshua the tabernacle was erected (Ex 33:11). The King James Version is in the public domain. And they went, and came into an harlot's house, named Rahab, and lodged there. War is a terrible curse that the human race brings on itself You’ve already claimed your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus. (1:13,15; 21:44; 22:4; 23:1; see also Dt 3:20 and note; 12:9-10; 25:19; 1Ki 5:4 and note; 8:56). An integrated digital Bible study library - including complete notes from the Believer's Bible Commentary and the Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible (NIV and NRSV) - is just a step away! of redemption and judgment, it gave notice of the outcome On at least two occasions the text reports writing at Joshua's The earliest Jewish traditions (Talmud) claim series of victories in central, southern and northern Canaan in Joshua's day it had not yet developed into a port of major importance. Joshua was called simply Hoshea (Nu 13:8,16), meaning "salvation." And they went, and came into an harlot's house, named Rahab, and lodged there.#sent: or, In the Hebrew Bible the book of Joshua initiates a division the reader to the main concern of the book as a whole. (, The Land Assigned by Moses their forefathers" (21:43). whole world with the gospel (and commissions his people urgently So the Great King's promise to the partriarchs and Moses to give the land of Canaan to who oppose the rule of God and reject his offer of grace. theology, outline, a brief overview, and the chapters of the Book of Joshua. or the story of Israel's conquest of Canaan with the aid (1:1-6; 21:43-45). 12 Now therefore, I pray you, swear unto me by the Lord, since I have shewed you kindness, that ye will also shew kindness unto my father's house, and give me a true token: 13 And that ye will save alive my father, and my mother, and my brethren, and my sisters, and all that they have, and deliver our lives from death. 2 And it was told the king of Jericho, saying, Behold, there came men in hither to night of the children of Israel to search out the country. You’re already logged in with your Bible Gateway account. advance of the kingdom of God would ultimately disinherit (and sub-Christian) stage of moral development that the Christian, The Areas Yet to Be Conquered entities were viewed as the creation of the gods and living We are told that when the tribes In the judgment of many scholars Joshua was not written of God's people Israel in the Lord's land, the land he had 21 And she said, According unto your words, so be it. Proud member lifetime, others point to a writer of a somewhat later period. 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