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  • As regards (b), external evidence has already suggested to scholars that there were Israelites in Palestine before the invasion; internal historical criticism is against the view that all the tribes entered under Joshua; and in (a) there are traces of an actual settlement in the land, entirely distinct from the cycle of narratives which prepare the way for (b).
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  • Zerubbabel is certainly meant here, and, if the received text names Joshua instead of him (vi.
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  • My dearest Joshua has been absent for near a week now, bound to the duties of his calling, and those of his wife who is much involved in the charities of our city.
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  • Here, between Ebal and Gerizim, Joshua made his last speech to the elders of the Israelites (Jos.
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  • In this respect it reached its height in the second half of the 18th century, and is specially associated with Colley Cibber, Samuel Johnson, Cumberland the dramatist, David Garrick, Samuel Richardson, Sir Joshua Reynolds, Beau Nash, Miss Chudleigh and Mrs Thrale.
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  • All my dreams and longings have come to fruition in a single instant when dearest Joshua held me close and my world was sunshine.
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  • Only the two of us, dear Joshua and I, know our secret and so will it remain.
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  • My Joshua gave it to me last night, when he came a-visiting!
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  • When we put aside one or two exceptionally fine pieces, like the hymn of the soul in the apocryphal Acts of Thomas, the highest degree of excellence in style is perhaps attained in staightforward historical narrative - such as the account of the PersoRoman War at the beginning of the 6th century by the author who passes under the name of Joshua the Stylite, or by romancers like him who wrote the romance of Julian; by biographers like some of those who have written lives of saints, martyrs and eminent divines; and by some early writers of homilies such as Philoxenus (in prose) and Isaac of Antioch (in verse).
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  • As by rights the Messianic kingdom should follow immediately on the exile, it is probable that the prophet designs to hint in a guarded way that Zerubbabel, who in all other places is mentioned along with Joshua, is on the point of ascending the throne of his ancestor David.
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  • Beside a lighted golden candlestick of seven branches stand two olive trees - Zerubbabel and Joshua, the two anointed ones - specially watched over by Him whose seven eyes run through the whole earth.
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  • Respectfully yours in God, Rev. Joshua Martin.'
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  • With loving hands, dear Joshua, I did the same.
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  • This involves the view that the historical traditions are mainly due to two characteristic though very complicated recensions, one under the influence of the teaching of Deuteronomy (Joshua to Kings, see § 20), the other, of a more priestly character (akin to Leviticus), of somewhat later date (Genesis to Joshua, with traces in Judges to Kings, see § 23).
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  • Though it did not rank as a city (not being mentioned in Joshua xviii.
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  • Instead I ambled past the house where I am to trade a damp and soiled mattress for domestic duties when arrangements are finally made by Joshua.
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  • So many have come to my bed, but never have I been so unnerved by a nocturnal visitor than when first dear Joshua visited me in the darkest part of the night.
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  • I am sure now that I carry my beloved Joshua's child in my womb.
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  • She has done this deed for so many others, but I can't bear to heap more sin on my blackened soul and kill unborn this result of my Joshua's love.
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  • Joshua visited me last evening though he stayed just long enough.
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  • I only ask this of you, my dearest Joshua; that you not tell my family how I lived, and that you mourn not my passing.
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  • I'm just here to please you— Joshua.
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  • Love is so strange, my dearest Joshua.
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  • Book of Joshua >>
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  • The story of its conquest is fully narrated in the first seven chapters of Joshua.
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  • GIBEON, a town in Palestine whose inhabitants wrested a truce from Joshua by a trick (Josh.
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  • It was destroyed by Joshua for joining the league against the Gibeonites (Joshua x 3 1 -33) and assigned to the tribe of Judah (xv.
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  • 1 3 (in the person of Joshua).
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  • Israelite tradition had ascribed the conquest of Jerusalem, Hebron and other cities of Judah to the Ephraimite Joshua; Judaean tradition, on the other hand, relates the capture of the sacred city from a strange and hostile people (2 Sam.
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  • Its treatment of the monarchy is only part of a great and now highly complicated literary undertaking (traceable in the books Joshua to Kings), inspired with the thought and coloured by language characteristic of Deuteronomy (especially the secondary portions), which forms the necessary introduction.
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  • Pope John, who had excommunicated Bruce, was addressed by the parliament of Arbroath in April 1320 in a letter which compared Bruce to a Joshua or Judas Maccabaeus, who had wrought the salvation of his people, and declared they fought "not for glory, truth or honour, but for that liberty which no virtuous man will survive."
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  • The most important parts are the homilies on Jeremiah, the books of Moses, Joshua and Luke, and the commentaries on Matthew, John and Romans.
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  • Besides the New Testament, the Pentateuch and Jonah, it is believed that he finished in prison the section of the Old Testament extending from Joshua to Chronicles.
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  • According to Joshua xviii.
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  • The question is further complicated by the account of Joshua's overthrow of Amalek apparently in the Sinaitic peninsula.
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  • west of Bagdad, on the Euphrates road, in or by a grove of trees, stands the shrine and tomb of Nabi Yusha or Kohen Yusha, a place of monthly pilgrimage to the Jews, who believe it to be the place of sepulture of Joshua, son of Josedech, the high priest at the close of the exilian period.
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  • He painted the "Battle of Joshua" in the Quirinal Gallery, the "Crucifixion of St Andrew" in the church of that saint on Monte Cavallo, various works for the Jesuits, some also in co-operation with his brother.
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  • The beasts went of their own accord to Beth-shemesh, where it remained in the field of a certain Joshua.
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  • Its presence at Shiloh, and its prominence in the life of Joshua, support the view that it was the palladium of the Joseph tribes, but the traditions in question conflict with others.
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  • Ben Sira indeed in his list of worthies mentions Zerubbabel, Joshua and Nehemiah; but Zerubbabel and Joshua he must have known from the books of Haggai and Zechariah, and he may well have been acquainted with that document relating to Nehemiah which the Chronicler incorporated with his book.
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  • The History of the Puritans was edited, in five volumes, by Dr Joshua Toulmin (1740-1815), who added a life of Neal in 1797.
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  • JOSHUA REED GIDDINGS (1795-1864), American statesman, prominent in the anti-slavery conflict, was born at Tioga Point, now Athens, Bradford county, Pennsylvania, on the 6th of October 1795.
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  • Supported by the prophets, Zerubbabel and Joshua set about the work, and the elders of Judah built and the work went forward (Ezra v.
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  • The high priest Joshua is accused before Yahweh by Satan, but is acquitted and given rule in Yahweh's house and courts, with the right of access to Yahweh in priestly intercession.
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  • 2 Zerubbabel and Joshua, the prince and the priest, are the leaders of the community.
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  • - xiv., however, " there is nothing about the restoration of the temple, or about Joshua and Zerubbabel; but we read of the evil rulers, foreign and native alike, who maltreat their subjects, and enrich themselves at their expense.'
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  • A great standing stone under an oak-tree here was traditionally associated with Joshua's last speech (Jos.
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  • a See the Introduction to the Century Bible, " Deuteronomy and Joshua," by H.
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  • Fox was twice painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds, once when young in a group with Lady Sarah Bunbury and Lady Susan Strangeways, and once at full length.
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  • He was the son of Samuel Humphreys (1778-1846), chief constructor U.S.N., and grandson of Joshua Humphreys (1751-1838), the designer of the "Constitution" and other famous frigates of the war of 1812, sometimes known as the "father of the American navy."
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  • 3) and Giblites (Joshua xiii.
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  • Further, there is yet another parallel in the story of the conquest by Joshua, partly implied and partly actually detailed (cf.
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  • But how this part of Palestine came into the hands of the Israelites is not definitely related in the story of the invasion (see Joshua).
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  • 1786-1789 Joshua Clayton Gunning Bedford Daniel Rogers' Richard Bassett James Sykes2 David Hall Nathaniel Mitchell George Truett Joseph Haslett Daniel Rodney John Clarke.
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  • Joshua H.
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  • They are represented as a confederation of five cities (Ashdod, Ascalon [Ashkelon], Ekron, Gath and Gaza) which remained unconquered (Joshua xiii.
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  • 3; contrast Joshua xv.
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  • Although this place has not been identified, it is mentioned in a list of Danite cities with Aijalon, Ekron, Eltekeh and Timnah (Joshua xix.
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  • 3), but were driven out from Hebron by Caleb (Joshua xv.
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  • 23, see Joshua xiii.
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  • Even in David's fights with the Philistines in Judah, Jerusalem is Jebusite, neighbouring non-Israelite cities are Hivite or Amorite (Joshua ix.
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  • Chariots of iron are ascribed to the Ca naanites (Joshua xvii.
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  • 25, Joshua vi.
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  • Joshua, in his farewell speech to the Israelites, 2 also refers to this episode.
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  • With this it accords that in Nehemiah five generations of high priests are enumerated from Joshua (xii.
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  • 7 seq.), of which Moses was the priest and Joshua the aedituus, and ever since that time the judgment of God through the priest at the sanctuary had a greater weight than the word of a seer, and was the ultimate solution of every controversy and claim (I Sam.
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  • the Pentateuch, Joshua, Ruth and Kings; there are, however, fragments of three others.
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  • Scotland, in the 16th, is represented by George Buchanan; England by Sir John Cheke, Roger Ascham, and Sir Henry Savile, and, in the 17th, by Thomas Gataker, Thomas Stanley, Henry Dodwell, and Joshua Barnes; Germany by Janus Gruter, Ezechiel Spanheim and Chr.
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  • The " Prophets," consisting of eight books, divided into two groups :- (a) The " Former Prophets "; Joshua, Judges, Samuel; Kings.'
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  • 27-30; the extracts from the " Book of Jashar " (or " of the Upright," no doubt a title of Israel) quoted in Joshua x.
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  • Sometimes, for instance, the excerpts from the older documents form long and complete narratives; in other cases (as in the account of the Flood) they consist of a number of short passages, taken alternately from two older narratives, and dovetailed together to make a continuous story; in the books of Judges and Kings the compiler has fitted together a series of older narratives in a framework supplied by himself; the Pentateuch and book of Joshua (which form a literary whole, and are now often spoken of together as the Hexateuch) have passed through more stages than the books just mentioned, and their literary structure is more complex.
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  • - The traditions current among the Israelites respecting the origins and early history of their nation - the patriarchal period, and the times of Moses and Joshua - were probably first cast into a written form in the 10th or 9th century B.C. by a prophet living in Judah, who, from the almost exclusive use in his narrative of the sacred name " Jahveh " (" Jehovah "), - or, as we now commonly write it, Yahweh, - is referred to among scholars by the abbreviation " J."
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  • From an historical point of view it is characteristic of these additions that they generalize Joshua's successes, and represent the conquest of Canaan, effected under his leadership, as far more complete than the earlier narratives allow us to suppose was the case.
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  • 135), and (according to another Talmudic account) also of Rabbi Eliezer and Rabbi Joshua, the immediate predecessors of Aqiba, his version may be assigned to the first half of the 2nd century.
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  • The books of Joshua, Judges, Ruth, Samuel are proved much later than the times recorded in them by the numerous passages which speak of customs, conditions, &c., remaining " unto this day," and Judges in particular by xviii.
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  • 16), or five to Joshua (Josh.
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  • There may be some ultimate connexion between the Khabiri and the Hebrews; but the Khabiri of the Tel el-Amarna letters cannot be the Hebrews who invaded Canaan under Joshua.
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  • 31) be added up, they will be found to amount to 410 years; to these must be added further, in order to gain the entire period from the Exodus to the foundation of the Temple, the 40 years in the wilderness, x years under Joshua and the elders (Judges ii.
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  • jecturally to Joshua and the elders, and io years to Saul, would amount exactly to 480 years.
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  • 24, 27), the first year of Jehu in Israel coincides similarly with the first year of Athaliah in Judah: there are thus in the history of the two kingdoms two fixed and certain synchronisms. Now, 3 Namely, 40 years in the wilderness; Joshua and the elders (Judges ii.
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  • 4 Namely, Moses (in the wilderness), Joshua, Othniel, Ehud, Deborah, Gideon, Jephthah, Samson, Eli, Samuel, Saul and David.
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  • Shortly after this an adventurer named Joshua Hill appeared, and, claiming government authority, tyrannized over the islanders till his removal by a British man-of-war in 1838.
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  • 1 The territory of the tribe (Joshua xix.
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  • According to his own statement in De vetere testamento, written about loco, he had at that period translated the Pentateuch, Joshua, Judges, Kings, Job, Esther, Judith and the Maccabees.
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  • Dietrich, iElfric's most competent biographer (Niedner's, Zeitschrift fiir historische Theologie, 1855-1856), looks upon the Pentateuch, Joshua and Judges as a continuation of his Lives of Saints, including as they do in a series of narratives the Old Testament saints.
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  • The second, or Later Version, being a thorough revision of the first, is ascribed to the year 1388 by Sir Frederic Madden and the Rev. Joshua Forshall in their edition of these two versions.'
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  • the books from Joshua to the end of Chronicles are traditionally, and lately also by external evidence,' assigned to Tyndale and were probably left by him in the hands of Rogers.
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  • See Caleb Cushing, History and Present State of the Town of Newburyport (Newburyport, 1826); Joshua Coffin, History of Newbury, Newburyport, and West Newbury, 1635-1845 (Boston, 1845); Mrs E.
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  • In 1818 Joshua Forman bought an interest in the Walton tract, had the village platted, and became the " founder " of the city.
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  • g S obos) of the Israelites from Egypt into Palestine, under the leadership of Moses and Aaron, as described in the books of the Bible from Exodus to Joshua.
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  • Originally Caleb alone was exempt and for his faith received a blessing; later tradition adds Joshua and in Deut.
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  • Colenso, Pentateuch and Book of Joshua (on internal difficulties); A.
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  • Returning to Ohio in 1825, he studied law at Canfield, was admitted to the bar in 1827, and began practice at Jefferson, Ashtabula county, where from 1831 to 1837 he was a law partner of Joshua R.
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  • Joshua Styl.
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  • In Joshua xiii.
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  • That the book of Ruth did not originally form part of the series of "Former Prophets" (Joshua - Kings) is further probable from the fact that it is quite untouched by the process of "prophetic" or "Deuteronomistic" editing, which helped to give that series its present shape after the fall of the kingdom of Judah.
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  • But if the book had been known at the time when the history from Joshua to Kings was edited ' it could hardly have been excluded from the collection; the ancestry of David (iv.
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  • In the Hebrew Scriptures it is called the Sea of Chinnereth or Chinneroth (probably derived from a town of the same name mentioned in Joshua xi.
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  • Fishing was a lucrative industry at an early date, and the Jews ascribed the laws regulating it to Joshua.
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  • and follows closely the Ecclesiastical History of Socrates; while the third, extending to Justin II., reproduces the second part of the History of John of Asia or Ephesus, and also contains the well-known chronicle attributed to Joshua the Stylite.
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  • Its close connexion with the end of the wanderings is shown by (a) the description of Moses as an infirm old man; (b) the role played by Joshua in contrast with xxiv.
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  • At the instigation of the people Aaron makes a molten calf out of the golden ornaments brought from Egypt; Moses and Joshua, on their return to the camp, find the people holding festival in honour of the occasion; Moses in his anger breaks the tables of the covenant which he is carrying: he then demolishes the golden calf, and administers a severe rebuke to Aaron.
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  • He would have known that " Jesus " was the Greek form of Joshua; that " Christ " was the Greek rendering of Messiah, or Anointed, the title of the great King for whom the Jews were looking; he might further have remembered that " the Lord " is the expression which the Greek Old Testament constantly uses instead of the ineffable name of God, which we now call " Jehovah " (q.v.).
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  • The Assumption or Ascension of Moses ('Avanti is Mwvo ws) is a prophecy of the future relating to Israel, put into the mouth of Moses, and addressed to Joshua just before the great lawgiver died.
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  • The movement of the Habiru cannot be isolated from that represented in other letters (where the enemy are not described by this term), and their steps do not agree with those of the invading Israelites in the hook of Joshua (q.v.).
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  • The parallel account in the book of Joshua of the entrance of the " children of Israel " is, in its present form, the sequel to the journey of the people along the east of Edam and Moab after the escape from Egypt, and after a sojourn at Kadesh (Exodus-Deuteronomy).
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  • It must not be denied that the recollection of some invasion may have been greatly idealized by late writers, but it happens that there were important immigrations and internal movements in the 8th-6th centuries, that is to say, immediately preceding the post-exilic age, when this composite account in the Pentateuch and Joshua reached its present form.
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  • The account of his steps contains details touching Judah and its relation to Israel which cannot be reconciled with certain traditions of Saul and the Ephraimite Joshua.
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  • - Kings) and " Priestly " (Genesis - Joshua, with traces in the following books).
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  • How very late the historical books are in their present text or form may be seen from the Septuagint version of Joshua, Samuel and Kings, and from their internal literary structure, which suggests that only at the last stages of compilation were they brought into their present shape.
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  • Israelite) nucleus may be recognized in the books of Joshua - Kings; see the articles on these books, Jews, § 6; cf.
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  • Joshua's covenant at Shechem and the Shechemite covenant-god (cf.
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  • This book of the Old Testament, which, as we now read it, constitutes a sequel to the book of Joshua, covering the period of history between the death of this conqueror and the birth of Samuel, is so called because it contains the history of the Israelites before the establishment of the monarchy, when the government was in the hands of certain leaders who appear to have formed a continuous succession, although the office was not hereditary.
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  • It is impossible to regard the warlike expeditions described in this section as supplementary campaigns undertaken after Joshua's death; they are plainly represented as the first efforts of the Israelites to gain a firm footing in the land (at Hebron, Debir, Bethel), in the very cities which Joshua is related to have subdued (Josh.
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  • The author of the chapter cannot have had Joshua or his history in his eye at all, and the words "and it came to pass after the death of Joshua" in Judg.
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  • 6-io is almost identical with the narrative appended to Joshua's address (Joshua xxiv.
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  • Historical Value.-The book of Judges consists of a number of narratives collected by Deuteronomic editors; to the same circles are due accounts of the invasions of Palestine and settlement in Joshua, and of the foundation of the monarchy in I Samuel.
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  • 10-12, as well as in passages imbedded in the latest portions of the book of Joshua, though it is in contradiction to the older traditions of Joshua himself.
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  • Sir Joshua Jebb, who presided over its erection, may fairly claim indeed to be the author and originator of modern prison architecture.
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  • In the arid portions of this and the tropic areas the indigenous plants are creosote, mesquite and alfileria bushes, desert acacias, paloverdes, alkali-heath, salt grass, agaves, yuccas (especially the Spanish-bayonet and Joshua tree) and cactuses.
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  • 9-I I), and together with Hur he was at the side of Moses when the latter, by means of his wonder-working rod, enabled Joshua to defeat the Amalekites (xvii.
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  • Hur and Aaron were left in charge of the Israelites when Moses and Joshua ascended the mount to receive the Tables of the Law (xxiv.
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  • He accomplished the winter journey safely, though with considerable danger and hardship; and shortly after his return was appointed lieutenant-colonel of a Virginia regiment, under Colonel Joshua Fry.
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  • The foundation of Lampeter College was one of the earliest signs of a new era of revived vigour and better government within the Church, although it was not till 1870 that, by Mr Gladstone's appointment of Dr Joshua Hughes to the see of St Asaph, the special claims of the Welsh Church were officially recognized, and the old Elizabethan policy was one more reverted to after a lapse of nearly two hundred years.
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  • (3) A territory near Mount Hermon, a seat of the Hivites, which joined the coalition of Jabin against Joshua (Joshua xi.
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  • (4) A town in the tribe of Judah (Joshua xv.
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  • It was supposed that it had been handed down by Ezra; that it was indebted to Joshua, David or Solomon; that it was as old as Moses, to whom it had been communicated orally or in writing, complete or in its essence.
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  • His last work was an edition of the books of Moses and Joshua.
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  • This is perhaps the same as the Bezer mentioned in Deuteronomy and Joshua as a levitical city and a city of refuge.
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  • Two portraits of Granby were painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds, one of which is now in the National Gallery.
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  • The Septuagint favours (I) by its rendering Eiri (cdXlov Tou €i Oous in Samuel (it omits the words in Joshua); the Vulgate has in libro justorum in both places; the Syriac in Samuel has Ashir, which suggests a Hebrew reading ha-shir (the song), and in Joshua it translates " book of praises."
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  • Joshua, who headed the Hellenistic faction, graecized his name into Jason, contrived to have the high-priesthood taken from his brother Onias III., and conferred upon himself, and set up a gymnasium hard by the Temple.
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  • The Pentateuch, together with Joshua, Judges and Ruth, with which it is usually united in Greek MSS., makes up the Octateuch; the Pentateuch and Joshua together have recently been named the Hexateuch.
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  • So Cicero and Pompey paled before Joshua and Paul.
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  • On the 12th the legislative chambers were seized by the Republicans, whose organized legislature was declared legal by the Supreme Court, and who chose as governor Daniel Franklin Davis (1843-1897); whereupon, on the 17th, Joshua L.
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  • Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain Sidney Perham .
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  • His first seven weeks, therefore, ending with the rule of "Messiah the Prince," 5 probably Joshua ben Jozadak, the first high-priest after the exile (Ezra iii.
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  • His portrait was six times painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds.
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  • 22 (1874), and Historical Books of the Old Testament, Joshua to II.
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  • also Joshua xix.
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  • He may have read Joshua Barnes's description of a race of "Pygmies" in his Gerania of 1675.
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  • 1 See the contemporary Chronicle called that of Joshua the Stylite, chap. 54.
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  • The later tradition includes Joshua, the hero of the conquest of the land.
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  • Elsewhere (b) Caleb the Kenizzite reminds Joshua of the promise at Kadesh; he asks that he may have the "mountain whereof Yahweh spake," and hopes to drive out the giants from its midst.
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  • Joshua blesses him and thus Hebron becomes the inheritance of Caleb (Josh.
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  • 20); and finally (d) these cities are taken by Joshua himself in the course of a great and successful campaign against South Canaan (Josh.
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  • The latter process, which was known to Basil Valentine, was commercially applied by the quack doctor, Joshua Ward (1685-1761), of Twickenham, England, to the manufacture of the acid, which was known as "oil of vitriol made by the bell" or per campanum.
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  • In the pre-Deuteronomic period altars are erected in any place where there had appeared to be a manifestation of deity, or under any circumstance in which the aid of deity was invoked; not by heretical individuals, but by the acknowledged religious leaders, such as Noah at Ararat, Abraham at Shechem, Bethel &c., Isaac at Beersheba, Jacob at Bethel, Moses at Rephidim, Joshua at Ebal, Gideon at Ophrah, Samuel at Ramah, Elijah at Carmel, and others.
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  • The series began with Romans in 1540 and ended with Joshua in 1564.
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  • Thus Joshua (xiii.
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  • 4) refer to the Geliloth (" borders, coast") of the Philistines or of Palestine; Joshua again (xxii.
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  • BOOK OF JOSHUA, the sixth book of the Old Testament, and the first of the group known as the "Former Prophets."
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  • It takes its name from Joshua' the son of Nan, an Ephraimite who, on the death of Moses, assumed the leadership to which he had previously been designated by his chief (Deut.
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  • Ai, near Bethel, is taken after a temporary repulse, and Joshua proceeds to erect an altar upon Mt Ebal (north of Shechem).
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  • Moses is dead, and Joshua enters upon his task with the help of the Transjordanic tribes who have already received their territory (i).
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  • The only extra-biblical notice of Joshua is the inscription of more than doubtful genuineness given by Procopius (Vand.
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  • For the medieval Samaritan Book of Joshua, see T.
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  • An older account of the divine commission to Joshua appears in the archaic passage v.
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  • The curse pronounced by Joshua upon the destroyed city of Jericho (vi.
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  • 34); the city, however, reappears in Joshua xviii.
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  • i, 19) and the Samaritan book of Joshua read it before ch.
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  • This involves them in a war with the southern Canaanites; Joshua intervenes and obtains a crowning victory (x.).
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  • Two records are blended in ix.; one narrates the covenant with the Gibeonites, the other that with the Hivites (properly Hivvites); and in the latter Joshua has no place (vv.
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  • Division of the Land.-The result of the events narrated in the first part of the book is to ascribe the entire subjugation of Canaan to Joshua, whose centre was at Gilgal (x.
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  • 12-22, and the sequel in Joshua xxii.
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  • P's account of the division opens with an introductory notice of the manner in which Eleazar the priest and Joshua (note the order) prepare to complete the work which Moses had begun (xiv.
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  • 2-10, source uncertain); seven tribes have not yet received an inheritance, and Joshua (alone) encourages them to send three men from each tribe to walk through the land-excluding the territory of Judah and Joseph-and to bring a description of it to him, after which he divides it among them by lot.
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  • 47 seq.), is apparently a late re-writing of some now obscure incident to emphasize the unity of worship. P's account of the distribution of land among the nine and a half tribes by Eleazar and Joshua (from xiv.
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  • Two closing addresses are ascribed to Joshua, one an exhortation similar to the homilies in secondary portions of Deuteronomy (xxiii.; cf.
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  • The people are then dismissed, and the book closes in ordinary narrative style with the death of Joshua and his burial in his inheritance at Timnath-serah in Mt Ephraim (cf.
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  • 6-15 with Joshua's extermination of the "Anakim" in xi.
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  • All these passages are now due to D; but not only is Deuteronomy itself composite, a twofold redaction can be traced in Judges, Samuel and Kings, thus involving the deeper literary problems of Joshua with the historical books generally.'
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  • Both Joshua xxiii.
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  • 28 sqq., while the Septuagint appends to the close of Joshua the beginning of the story of Ehud (Judges iii.
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  • Moreover, P in its turn shows elsewhere definite indications of different periods and standpoints, and the fluid state of the book at a late age is shown by the presence of Deuteronomic elements in Joshua xx., not found in the Septuagint, and by the numerous and often striking readings which the latter recension presents.
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  • The value of the book of Joshua is primarily religious; its fervency, its conviction of the destiny of Israel and its inculcation of the unity and greatness of the God of Israel give expression to the philosophy of Israelite historians.
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  • There are traces 1 The close relation between what may be called the Deuteronomic history (Joshua - Kings) and its introduction (the legal book of Deuteronomy) independently show the difficulty of supporting the traditional date ascribed to the latter.
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  • It accords with this that the elaborate tribal-lists and boundaries prove to be of greater value for the geography than for the history of Palestine, and the attempts to use them as evidence for the early history of Israel have involved numerous additional difficulties and confusion .3 The book of Joshua has ascribed to one man conquests which are not confirmed by subsequent history.
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  • The capture of Bethel, implied rather than described in Joshua viii., is elsewhere the work of the Joseph tribes (Judges i.
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  • features in the conquest of Jericho, Joshua vi.
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  • Joshua's victory in north Palestine has its parallel in Judges iv.
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  • The prominence of Joshua as military and religious leader, and especially his connexion with Shechem and Shiloh, have suggested that he was a hero of the Joseph tribes of central Palestine (viz.
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  • Moreover, the traditions in Joshua viii.
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  • 30, the battles at Jericho and Ai (Joshua ii.
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  • 19; Joshua xxiv.
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  • But Joshua as a tribal hero does not belong to the earliest phase in the surviving traditions.
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  • 8-16) which belongs more The historical problems are noticed in all biblical histories, and in the commentaries on Joshua and Judges.
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  • naturally to the wilderness of Shur, and it associates him with traditions of a movement direct into south Palestine which finds its counterpart when the clan Caleb (q.v.) is artificially treated as possessing its seats with Joshua's permission.
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  • But points of resemblance between Joshua the invader and Saul the founder of the (north) Israelite monarchy gain in weight when the traditions of both recognize the inclusion or possession of Judah, and thus stand upon quite another plane as compared with those of David the founder of the Judaean dynasty.
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  • Instead of rejecting the older stories of Joshua's conquests it may be preferable to infer that there were radical divergences in the historical views of the past.
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  • Consequently, the parallels between Joshua and Jacob (see Steuernagel's Commentary, p. 150) are more significant when the occupation of central Palestine, already implied in the book of Joshua, is viewed in the light of Gen.
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  • Robinson in the Century Bible; also articles on "Joshua" by G.
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  • HENRY SACHEVERELL (1674-1724), English ecclesiastic and politician, was the son of Joshua Sacheverell, rector of St Peter's, Marlborough.
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  • It is the first of the five books (the Pentateuch), or, with the inclusion of Joshua, of the six (the Hexateuch), which cover the history of the Hebrews to their occupation of Canaan.
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  • Joseph's body is embalmed, but it is not until the concluding chapter of the book of Joshua (xxiv.
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  • According to this, Genesis is a post-exilic work composed of a post-exilic priestly source (P) and non-priestly earlier sources which differ markedly from P in language, style and religious standpoint, but much less markedly from one and another.6 These sources can be traced elsewhere in the Pentateuch and Joshua, and P itself is related to the post-exilic works Chronicles, Ezra and Nehemiah.
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  • On internal grounds it appears that the Pentateuch and Joshua, as they now read, virtually come in between an older history by "Deuteronomic" compilers (easily recognizable in Judges and Kings), and the later treatment of the monarchy in Chronicles, where tie influence of the circle which produced P and the present Mosaic legislation is quite discernible.
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  • The pillar was ascribed to Joshua (Josh.
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  • 8 Moreover the whole course of the invasion and settlement of Israel (under Joshua) has no real connexion with pre-Mosaic patriarchal history.
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  • The details point rather to a reflection of the entrance of the children of Israel, elsewhere ascribed to the leadership of Joshua (q.v.).
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  • 30 - 35) previous to Joshua's great campaigns (Josh.
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  • The trend of the two series of traditions is too close to be accidental, yet the present sequence of the narratives in Joshua and Judges associates them with the Exodus.
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  • There is a manifest difference between the religious importance of Shechem in the traditions of Joshua (xxiv.) and Jacob's reforms when he leaves behind him the heathen symbols before journeying to the holy site of Bethel (Gen.
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  • 1-2) he stands as the adversary of Joshua, the high priest, and is rebuked by Yahweh for desiring that Jerusalem should be further punished.
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  • HEXATEUCH, the name given to the first six books of the Old Testament (the Pentateuch and Joshua), to mark the fact that these form one literary whole, describing the early traditional history of the Israelites from the creation of the world to the conquest of Palestine and the origin of their national institutions.
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  • These books are the result of an intricate literary process, on which see Bible (Old Testament: Canon), and the articles On the separate books (Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy and Joshua).
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  • 2), indicate the presence of a line of alien cities including Jerusalem itself, and would point to an important alien district, the existence of which obviously bears upon the trustworthiness of the group of narratives encircling Bethlehem of Judah and Gibeah of Benjamin, the traditional homes of David and Sau1.2 On the other hand, this would ignore the representation of (north) Israelite extension over Judah by Joshua and Sau1,3 and it may be inferred that we have to allow for absolutely different and conflicting standpoints in regard to the history of the district, and that the Judaean traditions of David once had their own independent account of the occupation of Jerusalem and its neighbourhood.
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  • 3 For Joshua, see the older portions of Josh.
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  • " Joshua," §§ 5, I I; " Judges," § 14.
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  • The former follows upon Joshua's two concluding speeches, one given by a Deuteronomic writer in xxiii., and the other incorporated by another though similar hand in xxiv.
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  • Under a " Trespass Law " of New York, Elizabeth Rutgers, a widow, brought suit against one Joshua Waddington, a Loyalist, who during the war of American Independence, while New York was occupied by the British, had made use of some of her property.
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  • In the opening years of the 6th century the Persian-Roman War (502-506) found a chronicler in the anonymous Edessene history known till recently as the Chronicle of Joshua Stylites.
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  • The four streams unite below the fortress of Banias, which once held the gate of the valley, and flow into a marshy tract now called Huleh (Semechonitis, and perhaps Merom of Joshua.
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  • Mrs. Martin is off to a WCTU meeting in Montrose and Joshua rented a sleigh at the Union Livery that just opened.
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  • I'm just here to please you— Joshua.
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  • Rev. Joshua Martin perpetuated her fabrication as she requested.
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  • canning line at the Joshua Tetley Brewery in Leeds.
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  • The project is part of the £ 13 million investment in a new high speed canning line at the Joshua Tetley Brewery in Leeds.
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  • chieftain defeated by Joshua during the conquest of Canaan.
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  • There was no " people " until the tribal confederation portrayed in Joshua 24.
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  • conquest of the land from the days of Joshua.
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  • After Moses ' death Joshua was divinely instructed to undertake the conquest of Canaan.
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  • His work applies the discourse grammar approach of Robert Longacre to Joshua.
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  • Beloved husband of Sheila, loving father of Paul and Sarah, devoted grandpa to Libby, Lucy, Joshua and Oliver.
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  • Joshua is a 15 year-old boy who has hemiplegia.
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  • Joshua malina kane broadway and is.
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  • Joshua tree is.
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  • Jodie Fletcher, born in July 2005, was found to be a perfect genetic match for her then three-year old brother Joshua.
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  • prologuerst thirteen verses of Joshua 24 identify who is speaking and then present a historical prolog typical of such a covenant.
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  • Ms Williams, originally from Wales, was 21 when Joshua died and in a long-term relationship with his father Paul Taylor.
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  • They deny that the sun stood still which means the earth stopped revolving in Joshua 10 and nobody fell off.
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  • signify the same name with Joshua (who was a type of him) which properly signifies, The Lord, Salvation.
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  • The children's conkers took some thrashing too in their rounds, the overall winner for them being Joshua.
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  • For example, Joshua 12 is viewed as a list of those kings whose holdings were successfully wrested from them.
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  • 1-11) Haggai addresses Zerubbabel and Joshua, rebuking the people for leaving the temple unbuilt while they are busy in providing panelled houses for themselves.
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  • What he afterwards became has been made more vividly familiar by the clever silhouette prefixed to the Miscellaneous Works (Gibbon himself, at least, we know, did not regard it as a caricature), and by Sir Joshua Reynolds's portrait so often engraved.
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  • There is also a more definite subordination of the royal authority to the priesthood (so too in the writings of Ezekiel, q.v.); and the stories of punishment inflicted upon kings who dared to contend against the priests (Jehoash, Uzziah) point to a conflict of authority, a hint of which is already found in the reconciliation of Zerubbabel and the priest Joshua in a passage ascribed to Zechariah (ch.
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  • 26), there were traditions of the ark distinct from those which associate it with Joshua and Shiloh (cf.
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  • When the Israelites, under Joshua, invaded Canaan, the Gibeonites by a crafty ruse escaped the fate of Jericho and Ai and secured protection from the invaders (Joshua ix.).
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  • The tragic story of the stoning of Achan, who stole some of the spoils of Jericho which Joshua had consecrated to the treasury of Yahweh, is one of the most graphic details of Old Testament history (cf.
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  • Ephraim's strength lay in the possession of famous sites: Shechem, with the tomb of the tribal ancestor, also one of the capitals; Shiloh, at one period the home of the ark; TimnathSerah (or Heres), the burial-place of Joshua; and Samaria, whose name was afterwards extended to the whole district (see Samaria) .
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  • One account of the Israelite invasion conceived a conquest of earlier giant inhabitants (Anakim) who survived in Gaza, Gath and Ashdod (Joshua xi.
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  • In particular, the parts of the combined narrative " JE," which are now included in the book of Joshua, passed through the hands of a Deuteronomic editor, who made considerable additions to them-chiefly in the form of speeches placed, for instance, in the mouth of Joshua, or expansions of the history, all emphasizing principles inculcated in Deuteronomy and expressed in its characteristic phraseology (e.g.
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  • But again the representations disagree, and to the overwhelming campaigns depicted in the book of Joshua most critics prefer the account of the more gradual process as related in the opening chapter of the book of Judges (see Jews: History, § 8).
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  • The first section relates events which are said to have taken place after the death of Joshua, but in reality it covers the same ground with the book of Joshua, giving a brief account of the occupation of Canaan, which in some particulars repeats the statements of the previous book, while in others it is quite independent (see Joshua).
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  • is reminiscent of Joshua's battle at Ai (Josh.
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  • 1810), Joshua Kirby the architect (d.
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  • b and d are explained in accordance with the aim of the book to ascribe to the initiation or the achievements of one man the conquest of the whole of Canaan (see JOSHUA).
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  • In its more restricted connotation, denoting the district to which it is usually applied or a part thereof, it is found in Joshua xx.
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  • at another period (see Deborah), and Adoni-zedek of Jerusalem (Joshua x.) can scarcely be severed from the Adoni-bezek taken by the tribes of Judah and Simeon (Judges i.
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  • His argument that "the circumstantiality, local knowledge and evidently full recollection of the narratives (in Joshua) give confidence in the truth of their statements" is one which historical criticism in no field would regard as conclusive, and his contention that a redactor would hardly incorporate conflicting traditions in his narrative "if he believed they contradicted it" begs the question and ignores Oriental literature.
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  • Wright, The Chronicle of Joshua the Stylite (1882); Bayer, Historia Osrhoena et Edessena (St Petersburg, 1784), collects the references in classical authors; for the coinage see references in von Gutschmid (see below).
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  • Now it only refers only to Joshua in all known Jewish versions and must be an early redaction.
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  • It is the same name with Joshua (who was a type of him) which properly signifies, The Lord, Salvation.
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  • The children 's conkers took some thrashing too in their rounds, the overall winner for them being Joshua.
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  • Joshua 12.9 Back to top Jerimoth was an assistant of Conaniah; overseer of the tithing organized by Hezekiah, according to the Chronicler.
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  • Joshua Tree: Though it's tough to dig up a neutral color that's versatile enough to wear year round, this flattering shade is warm enough to wear even during the winter.
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  • She has described her Dawson's Creek costar, Joshua Jackson, as her first love.
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  • Overall, Dr. Joshua Perper determined that "there were no findings that would indicate continuing drug abuse."
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  • Dr. Joshua Perper also said that Anna Nicole Smith also died from a combination of a bacterial infection from injecting medication in her buttocks and the flu.
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  • Joshua Tell Warner - Warner briefly appeared on the reality show Deadliest Catch in 2009, and viewers recognized him as the burglar who had previously robbed three Oregon banks.
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  • It is frequently said that Joshua Reynolds developed the first ring in 1975, but the ring was actually developed in the 1960s by a man named Marvin Wernick.
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  • Joshua Reynolds created the famous line of mood rings that was so popular in the 1970's.
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  • Joshua Tree Climbing Salve is a salve made for active people.
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  • Sparrow, Joshua, et al. Understanding Sibling Rivalry: The Brazelton Way.
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  • Joshua Allen won the fourth season, winning $250,000 and a part in the movie Step Up 3D.
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  • Joshua's Jewelry: Joshua's Jewelry sells a collection of wedding jewelry, including a modern artistic two-toned Hebrew wedding ring design.
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  • The witch hated Betsy Bell's fiancé, Joshua Gardener, and tormented the young couple so much that Betsy eventually broke her engagement to him and married a man the witch approved of, Robert Powell.
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  • Egglesfield was hired as a replacement to Scott Kinworthy as Joshua Madden, the long-lost biological son of Erica Kane and had no problem getting the attention of AMC's female devotees.
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  • It launched a number of careers, including those of Katie Holmes, Michelle Williams, James Van Der Beek and Joshua Jackson.
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  • Erica's son Joshua Madden is the product of her marriage to Jeff Martin.
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  • The site is well known for its in-depth interviews with popular soap stars, such the Young and the Restless' Joshua Morrow, who plays Nick Newman.
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  • During one separation, Phyllis embarked on a tempestuous affair with Nick Newman (Joshua Morrow) who was mourning the loss of his daughter Cassie.
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  • Nicholas Newman (Joshua Morrow): Victor and Nikki's son, he was married to Sharon Collins Newman and Phyllis Summers.
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  • You know who Joshua Radin is - you just might not know you know him.
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  • Singer/Songwriter/folk artist Joshua Radin has slowly but surely built up a large fan base, thanks largely to the use of his music in many TV shows and movies.
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  • Joshua Radin's story is rather unique among music career stories in that his entire career has been propelled by the use of this music in the media and advertising.
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  • Four years later, when they felt the time was right, their son Joshua was born.
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  • Joshua Duggar's engagement of his future wife, Anna.
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  • In fact, after the birth of their first child, Joshua, they went on birth control.
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  • The two eldest Duggar sons, Joshua and John David, installed a studio room and sound system throughout the house.
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  • Right before the finale between Rory Schepisi and Joshua Adam "Jag" Garcia, it was discovered that the latter contestant had lied on his application.
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  • Shortly thereafter Michelle conceived the couple's first son Joshua, and in subsequent years has added an astonishing 17 additional kids to the tight-knit Duggar clan.
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  • On September 26, 2008, the couple's eldest son, Joshua, married Anna Keller.
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  • Joshua's daughter will be five months older than her future aunt or uncle, the Duggar's 19th child.
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  • The Duggars estimate that they have changed more than 90,000 diapers since eldest son Joshua was born.
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  • Joshua Wurman - Wurman is the head of the team and is well known in meteorological circles.
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  • The show follows Joshua Gates and his team as they travel around the world in search of the paranormal.
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  • Joshua Gates, born on August 10, 1977, is from Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts.
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  • He acted as a mentor to many greenhorns on board his vessel, including his sons Joshua and Jacob.
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  • He leaves behind his sons, Jacob and Joshua, who are both part of the Cornelia Marie's crew and continue to appear on Deadliest Catch.
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  • In her 25 years of experience, she has worked with many celebrities including Janeane Garofalo, Ben Stiller, Jeanne Tripplehorn, and Joshua Rexford.
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  • I'm not Joshua Martin!
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  • " City of Salim" or "City of Peace," many years before the Israelites under Joshua entered Canaan.
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  • The Tell el-Amarna letters show that, long before the invasion by Joshua, it was occupied by the Egyptians, and was probably a stronghold of considerable importance, as it formed a good strategical position in the hill country of southern Palestine.
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  • Its refortification was due to a Bethelite named Hiel, who endeavoured to avert the curse of Joshua by offering his sons as sacrifices at certain stages of the work (1 Kings xvi.
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  • Another historian living also in Italy was Joseph ben Joshua, whose Dibhre ha-yamim (Venice, 1 534) is a sort of history of the world, and his `Emeq ha-bakhah an account of Jewish troubles to the year 1575.
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  • The documents underlying the Pentateuch and book of Joshua, represented by the ciphers J, E, D and P, are assumed to have been drawn up in the chronological order in which those ciphers are here set down, and the period of their composition extends from the 9th century B.C., in which the earlier portions of J were written, to the 5th century B.C., in which P finally took shape.
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  • 3); but it is chiefly noted for its capture and destruction by Joshua (vii.
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  • Of this second division of John's History, in which he had probably incorporated the socalled Chronicle of Joshua the Stylite, considerable portions are found in the British Museum MSS.
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  • - The book of Joshua continues the fortunes of the " children of Israel " and describes a successful occupation of Palestine by the united tribes.
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  • The former, however, is based upon the account of victories by the Ephraimite Joshua over confederations of petty kings to the south and north of central Palestine, apparently the specific traditions of the people of Ephraim describing from their standpoint the entire conquest of Palestine.
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  • The traditions of the Ephraimite Joshua and of Saul the first king of (north) Israel virtually treat Judah as part of Israel and are related to the underlying representations in (a).
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  • An immense body of exiles is said to have returned at this time to Jerusalem under Zerubbabel, who was of Davidic descent, and the priest Jeshua or Joshua, the grandson of the murdered Seraiah (Ezra i.
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  • See The Life of Joshua R.
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  • To Joshua (i.
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  • To the men who fought against the rising truths of physical philosophy, it seemed that if they admitted that truth it would destroy faith in God, in the creation of the firmament, and in the miracle of Joshua the son of Nun.
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  • See also Joshua The Stylite.
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