Then all the congregation murmured against the leaders. vNot a man of them shall stand before you.” 1 Then the LORD said to Joshua, “Do not be afraid or discouraged. 25 And all who fell that day, both men and women, were 12,000, all the people of Ai. 43 yThen Joshua returned, and all Israel with him, to the camp at Gilgal. 14 In the morning therefore you shall be brought near qby your tribes. The Fall of Ai. And they brought them up to the zValley of Achor. 30 At that time Joshua built an altar to the Lord, the God of Israel, (V)on Mount Ebal, 31 just as Moses the servant of the Lord had commanded the people of Israel, as it is written in the Book of the Law of Moses, “an altar of uncut stones, upon which no man has wielded an iron tool.” And they offered on it burnt offerings to the Lord and sacrificed peace offerings. 26 And they raised over him da great heap of stones that remains to this day. They left the city open and pursued Israel. 1 And the Lord said to Joshua, “Do not fear and do not be dismayed. 3 You shall march around the city, all the men of war going around the city once. 12 At that time Joshua spoke to the Lord in the day when the Lord gave the Amorites over to the sons of Israel, and he said in the sight of Israel. 26 But Joshua did not draw back his hand with which he (P)stretched out the javelin until he had devoted all the inhabitants of Ai to destruction. 2 And you shall do to Ai and its king as you did to Jericho and its king. 2 And you shall do to Ai and its king as you did (C)to Jericho and its king. Joshua 1:8 This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do according to all that is written in it. mSee, I have commanded you.” Take all the fighting men with you, and arise, go up to Ai. 8 And the Lord said to Joshua, f “Do not fear and do not be dismayed. 6 And they went to Joshua in pthe camp at Gilgal and said to him and to the men of Israel, “We have come from a distant country, so now make a covenant with us.” 5 Then the five kings of the Amorites, the king of Jerusalem, the king of Hebron, the king of Jarmuth, the king of Lachish, and the king of Eglon, rgathered their forces and went up with all their armies and encamped against Gibeon and made war against it. Joshua 8:1 - ESV: And the LORD said to Joshua, "Do not fear and do not be dismayed. 1 And the Lord said to Joshua, f "Do not fear and do not be dismayed. 14 So the men took some of their provisions, but xdid not ask counsel from the Lord. 12 He took about 5,000 men and set them in ambush between Bethel and Ai, to the west of the city. 29 (S)And he hanged the king of Ai on a tree until evening. 20 And Achan answered Joshua, “Truly yI have sinned against the Lord God of Israel, and this is what I did: And see, they are hidden in the earth inside my tent, with the silver underneath.”, 22 So Joshua sent messengers, and they ran to the tent; and behold, it was hidden in his tent with the silver underneath. 3 So Joshua and all the fighting men arose to go up to Ai. 41 And Joshua struck them from vKadesh-barnea as far as Gaza, and all the country of wGoshen, as far as Gibeon. 2 And you shall do to Ai and its king as you did h to Jericho and its king. 8  And the Lord said to Joshua, f “Do not fear and do not be dismayed. Take all the fighting men with you, and arise, go up to Ai. 31 Then Joshua and all Israel with him passed on from Libnah to oLachish and laid siege to it and fought against it. Joshua 8. 7 And he said to the people, “Go forward. 29 Then Joshua and all Israel with him passed on from Makkedah to nLibnah and fought against Libnah. 23 And they did so, and brought those five kings out to him from the cave, the king of Jerusalem, the king of Hebron, the king of Jarmuth, the king of Lachish, and the king of Eglon. See, g I have given into your hand the king of Ai, and his people, his city, and his land. And cthey fled before the men of Ai, 30 At that time Joshua built an altar to the Lord, the God of Israel, a on Mount Ebal, 31 just as Moses the servant of the Lord had commanded the people of Israel, as it is written in the Book of the Law of Moses, “an altar of uncut stones, upon which no man has wielded an iron tool.” And they offered on it burnt offerings to the Lord and sacrificed peace offerings. It was only on that day that they marched around the city seven times. Take all the fighting men with you, and arise, go up to Ai. 7 Then you shall rise up from the ambush and seize the city, for the Lord your God will give it into your hand. 28 So Joshua burned Ai and made it forever a wheap of ruins, as it is to this day. And the clan that the Lord takes shall come near by households. See, gI have given into your hand the king of Ai, and his people, his city, and his land. 3 And they returned to Joshua and said to him, “Do not have all the people go up, but let about two or three thousand men go up and attack Ai. See, g I have given into your hand the king of Ai, and his people, his city, and his land. Take all the fighting men with you, and arise, go up to Ai. Therefore, to this day the name of that place is called the Valley of Achor.4, 8 And the Lord said to Joshua, f“Do not fear and do not be dismayed. 33 And all Israel, csojourner as well as native born, with their elders and officers and their judges, stood on opposite sides of the ark before the Levitical priests dwho carried the ark of the covenant of the Lord, half of them in front of Mount Gerizim and half of them in front of Mount Ebal, ejust as Moses the servant of the Lord had commanded at the first, to bless the people of Israel. Joshua 8 - And the LORD said to Joshua, “Do not fear and do not be dis… | ESV.org Joshua 8 The Fall of Jericho 6 Now Jericho was shut up inside and outside because of the people of Israel. 28 As for lMakkedah, Joshua captured it on that day and struck it, and its king, with the edge of the sword. 15 And Joshua and all Israel qpretended to be beaten before them and fled in the direction of the wilderness. And Israel struck them down, until there was (O)left none that survived or escaped. Take all the fighting men with you, and arise, go up to Ai. Joshua 8 - ESV: And the LORD said to Joshua, "Do not fear and do not be dismayed. 8 And the Lord said to Joshua, f “Do not fear and do not be dismayed. 11 And as they fled before Israel, while they were xgoing down the ascent of Beth-horon, ythe Lord threw down large stones from heaven on them as far as Azekah, and they died. Take all the fighting men with you, and arise, go up to Ai. . Only (D)its spoil and its livestock you shall take as plunder for yourselves. And you shall do to Ai and its king as you did to Jericho and its kin.. Tools. And they hurried to set the city on fire. 19 Then Joshua said to Achan, “My son, vgive glory to the Lord God of Israel and wgive praise2 to him. 1 And the LORD said to Joshua, “Do not fear and do not be dismayed. 21 Then they sdevoted all in the city to destruction, both men and women, young and old, oxen, sheep, and donkeys, with the edge of the sword. 8 They said to Joshua, s“We are your servants.” And Joshua said to them, “Who are you? And they fought against it 11 So our elders and all the inhabitants of our country said to us, ‘Take provisions in your hand for the journey and go to meet them and say to them, “We are your servants. Sign up for an account to try it FREE for 30 days. 4 “Come up to me and help me, and let us strike Gibeon. Consecrate the people and say, p‘Consecrate yourselves for tomorrow; for thus says the Lord, God of Israel, “There are devoted things in your midst, O Israel. They left the city open and pursued Israel. 33 And all Israel, (X)sojourner as well as native born, with their elders and officers and their judges, stood on opposite sides of the ark before the Levitical priests (Y)who carried the ark of the covenant of the Lord, half of them in front of Mount Gerizim and half of them in front of Mount Ebal, (Z)just as Moses the servant of the Lord had commanded at the first, to bless the people of Israel. 9 As soon as all the kings who were beyond the Jordan jin the hill country and in the lowland all along the coast kof the Great Sea toward Lebanon, lthe Hittites, the Amorites, the Canaanites, the Perizzites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites, heard of this, 18 And Joshua said, “Roll large stones against the mouth of the cave and set men by it to guard them, 20 So the people shouted, and the trumpets were blown. NIV 1 Then the LORD said to Joshua, “Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged. Joshua 8:19 And the men in the ambush rose quickly out of their place, and as soon as he had stretched out his hand, they ran and entered the city and captured it. 11 Israel has sinned; they have jtransgressed my covenant that I commanded them; they have taken some of the kdevoted things; they have stolen and lied and put them among their own belongings. March around the city and let kthe armed men pass on before the ark of the Lord.”. See, I have given into your hand the king of Ai, and his people, his city, and his land. And what will you do for your great name?”, 10 The Lord said to Joshua, “Get up! 14 aThere has been no day like it before or since, when the Lord heeded the voice of a man, for bthe Lord fought for Israel. 19 But all the leaders said to all the congregation, “We have sworn to them by the Lord, the God of Israel, and now we may not touch them. 20 So when the men of Ai looked back, behold, the smoke of the city went up to heaven, and they had no power to flee this way or that, for the people who fled to the wilderness turned back against the pursuers. 22 Then Joshua said, “Open the mouth of the cave and bring those five kings out to me from the cave.” 22 But to the two men who had spied out the land, Joshua said, “Go into the prostitute’s house and bring out from there the woman and all who belong to her, tas you swore to her.” And Joshua chose 30,000 mighty men of valor and sent them out by night. For then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have good suc... Read verse in English Standard Version Joshua 8 NKJV Parallel ESV [BSB CSB ESV HCS KJV ISV NAS NET NIV NLT HEB] New King James Version: English Standard Version: 1 Now the LORD said to Joshua: “Do not be afraid, nor be dismayed; take all the people of war with you, and arise, go up to Ai. 10 Joshua arose early in the morning and mustered the people and went up, he and the elders of Israel, before the people to Ai. Take the whole army with you, and go up and attack Ai. See, I have given into your hand the king of Ai, and his people, his city, and his land. He left none remaining, ubut devoted to destruction all that breathed, just as the Lord God of Israel commanded. And he struck it with the edge of the sword, and every person in it; he left none remaining in it. Take all the fighting men with you, and arise, go up to Ai. For qit has made peace with Joshua and with the people of Israel.” We’ll send you a new verse every day to download or share. 6 And they will come out after us, until we have ldrawn them away from the city. Only i its spoil and its livestock you shall take as plunder for yourselves. Israel Defeated at Ai. You shall do according to the word of the Lord. 22 Joshua summoned them, and he said to them, “Why did you deceive us, saying, f‘We are very far from you,’ when gyou dwell among us? 18 Then the Lord said to Joshua, (N)“Stretch out the javelin that is in your hand toward Ai, for I will give it into your hand.” And Joshua stretched out the javelin that was in his hand toward the city. And they laid siege to it and fought against it. And he did to its king mas he had done to the king of Jericho. 7 But the men of Israel said to qthe Hivites, “Perhaps you live among us; then rhow can we make a covenant with you?” 32 And there, in the presence of the people of Israel, he wrote on bthe stones a copy of the law of Moses, which he had written. 9 As soon as all the kings who were beyond the Jordan in the hill country and in the lowland all along the coast of the Great Sea toward Lebanon, the Hittites, the Amorites, the Canaanites, the Perizzites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites, heard of this, 2 they gathered together as one to fight against Joshua and Israel. 34 Then Joshua and all Israel with him passed on from Lachish to qEglon. 4 they on their part acted with cunning and went and made ready provisions and took worn-out sacks for their donkeys, and wineskins, worn-out and torn and mended, There were more who died because of the hailstones than the sons of Israel killed with the sword. The Fall of Ai 1And the LORD said to Joshua, "Do not fear and do not be dismayed. And he brought near the clan of the Zerahites man by man, and Zabdi was taken. 8 And the people of Israel did just as Joshua commanded and took up twelve stones out of the midst of the Jordan, according to the number of the tribes of the people of Israel, just as the Lord told Joshua. 17 And it was told to Joshua, “The five kings have been found, hidden in the cave at Makkedah.” See, g I have given into your hand the king of Ai, and his people, his city, and his land. 11 And nall the fighting men who were with him went up and drew near before the city and encamped on the north side of Ai, with a ravine between them and Ai. 13 Get up! And Israel struck them down, until there was tleft none that survived or escaped. He left none remaining, as he had done to Eglon, and devoted it to destruction and every person in it. 5 and the men of Ai killed about thirty-six of their men and chased them before the gate as far as Shebarim and struck them at the descent. uFor we have heard a report of him, and all that he did in Egypt, Then you shall shout.” And the tribe that the Lord takes by lot shall come near by clans. For they will say, ‘They are fleeing from us, just as before.’ So we will flee before them. Do not go very far from the city, but all of you remain ready. And Joshua chose 30,000 mighty men of valor and sent them out by night. 2 And you shall do to Ai and its king as you did h to Jericho and its king. ESV 1 And the LORD said to Joshua, "Do not fear and do not be dismayed. Thus shall you do for six days. Joshua - Chapter 8 (ESV) Font Size + -The Fall of Ai. 1:21; 7:18; 31:8 “Do not fear and do not be dismayed. 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