Thematic Bible




Joshua 11:1 (show verse)

And it happened, when Jabin king of Hazor heard [this], he sent to Jobab king of Madon, to the king of Shimron, to the king of Acshaph,

Joshua 11:2 (show verse)

and to the kings who [were] in the north in the hill country, in the Arabah south of Kinnereth, in the Shephelah, and in Naphoth Dor in [the] west,

Joshua 11:3 (show verse)

to the Canaanites in [the] east and [west], the Amorites, the Hittites, the Perizzites, and the Jebusites in the hill country, and the Hivites {at the foot of} Hermon in the land of Mizpah.

Joshua 11:4 (show verse)

They came out, they and all their armies with them, [as] a great army like the sand on the seashore, with very many horses and chariots.

Joshua 11:5 (show verse)

And all these kings joined forces, and they came and camped together by the waters of Merom to fight with Israel.

Joshua 11:6 (show verse)

And Yahweh said to Joshua, "Do not be afraid because of their presence, for tomorrow at this time I [will] hand them over slain to Israel; you will hamstring their horses and burn their chariots with fire."

Joshua 11:7 (show verse)

So Joshua, and {all the fighting men} with him, came against them suddenly at the waters of Merom, and {they attacked them}.

Joshua 11:8 (show verse)

And Yahweh gave them into the hand of Israel, and they struck them and pursued them up to Great Sidon and Misrephoth Maim, and eastward up to the valley of Mizpeh. And they struck them until they left behind no survivor.

Joshua 11:9 (show verse)

And Joshua did to them as Yahweh commanded him; he hamstrung their horses and burned their chariots with fire.

Joshua 11:10 (show verse)

Then Joshua turned back at that time, and he captured Hazor and struck its king with the sword, because Hazor formerly [was] the head of all these kingdoms.

Joshua 11:11 (show verse)

He struck all the people that [were] in it with {the edge of the sword}, utterly destroying them. {There was no one left who breathed}, and he burned Hazor with fire.

Joshua 11:12 (show verse)

And Joshua captured all the cities of these kings, and all their kings, and he utterly destroyed them with {the edge of the sword}, as Moses the servant of Yahweh commanded.

Joshua 11:13 (show verse)

Israel did not burn the cities standing on their mounds, except Hazor alone, [which] Joshua burned.

Joshua 11:14 (show verse)

And all the spoil and livestock of these cities the {Israelites} took as booty; they struck the people with {the edge of the sword}, until they had destroyed them--they left behind no one who breathed.

Joshua 11:15 (show verse)

Just as Yahweh commanded Moses his servant, so Moses commanded Joshua, and Joshua did; he left nothing undone that Yahweh had commanded Moses.

Joshua 11:16 (show verse)

So Joshua took all this land: the hill country, all the Negev, all the land of Goshen, the Shephelah, the Arabah, and the hill country of Israel and its Shephelah,

Joshua 11:17 (show verse)

from Mount Halak [that] rises to Seir and to Baal Gad in the valley of Lebanon {at the foot of} Mount Hermon; he captured all their kings, struck them, and killed them.

Joshua 11:18 (show verse)

[For] many days Joshua made war with all these kings.

Joshua 11:19 (show verse)

There was not a city that made peace with the {Israelites} besides the Hivites and the inhabitants of Gibeon--{all were taken in battle}.

Joshua 11:20 (show verse)

For it was Yahweh that {hardened their hearts}, to meet Israel in war in order to utterly destroy them without mercy, that they would destroy them just as Yahweh commanded Moses.

Joshua 11:21 (show verse)

At that time Joshua came and exterminated the Anakites from the hill country, from Hebron, Debir, Anab, and from all the hill country of Judah, and from all the hill country of Israel; Joshua utterly destroyed them with their cities.

Joshua 11:22 (show verse)

None of the Anakites were left in the land of the {Israelites}; some remained only in Gaza, Gath, and Ashdod.

Joshua 11:23 (show verse)

Joshua took all the land according to all that Yahweh had spoken to Moses; and Joshua gave it as an inheritance to Israel, according to their tribal divisions, and the land rested from war.