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So Joshua smote all the country of the hills, and of the south, and of the vale, and of the springs, and all their kings: he left none remaining, but utterly destroyed all that breathed, as the LORD God of Israel commanded.
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All the country
And the uttermost cities of the tribe of the sons of Judah, towards the boundary of Edom in the south, were, - Kabzeel and Eder, and Jagur,
So then the cities of the tribe of the sons of Benjamin, by their families, are, - Jericho and Beth-hoglah, and Emekkeziz,
And the second lot came out, for Simeon, for the tribe of the sons of Simeon, by their families, - and their inheritance was in the midst of the inheritance of the sons of Judah.
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And it shall be, that, as for the city, devoted, shall it be and all that is therein unto Yahweh, - nevertheless, Rahab the harlot, shall live, she and all who are with her in the house, because she hid the messengers whom we sent.
so shalt thou do unto Ai and to her king, as thou didst unto Jericho unto her king, save only, the spoil thereof and the cattle thereof, shall ye take as your own prey, - set thee an ambush for the city, behind it.
And they responded to Joshua, and said - Because it was, plainly told, thy servants, how that Yahweh thy God had commanded Moses his servant to give unto you all the land, and to destroy all the inhabitants of the land from before you, - therefore feared we greatly, for our lives, because of you, and did this thing.
So will I set thy bounds from the Red Sea even unto the sea of the Philistines and from the desert unto the River (Euphrates), - for I will deliver into your hand the inhabitants of the land, so shalt thou drive them out from before thee.
Take heed to thyself, Lest thou solemnise a covenant with the inhabitant of the land, whereupon, thou, art about to enter, - Lest he become a snare in thy midst;
and Yahweh thy God shall deliver them up before thee, and thou shalt smite them, thou shalt devote them to destruction, thou shalt not solemnise with them a covenant neither shalt thou shew them favour;
This day, is Yahweh thy God commanding thee to do these statutes and the regulations, - thou shalt therefore observe and do them, with all thy heart and with all thy soul.