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Joshua 24 KJV Analysis, Verse 15, As For Me and My House

So, we see Joshua’s first final address in Joshua 23. He gives another one in chapter 24… Joshua 24:1-2 [24:1 ¶ And Joshua gathered all the tribes of Israel to Shechem, and called for the elders of Israel, and for their heads, and for their judges [note this additional mention of Judges], and for their officers; and […]

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Joshua 23 KJV Commentary, Explained, Lessons, Sermons

For now, we’ll move on the chapter 23. Chapters 23 and 24 consist of Joshua giving two final addresses to Israel. Let’s start reading verse 1… Joshua 23:1-4 [23:1 ¶ And it came to pass a long time after that the LORD had given rest unto Israel from all their enemies round about, that Joshua waxed […]

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Joshua 22 KJV Sermons, Devotion, Explained, King James Version, Lessons

Open your Bible to the 22nd chapter of the book of Joshua. Joshua 22. Here we are. Our last lesson in this book. We’ve seen Joshua and Israel enter the land and conquer it. They then took possession of it. There are a small remnant of Canaanites left, but that shouldn’t be a problem. As […]

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Joshua 21 KJV Explained, Highlights, Meaning

And that’s chapter 20. The cities of refuge. Next is chapter 21 where we see the Levites getting their cities and pasture lands. We’ll start by reading the first 3 verses of chapter 21. Joshua 21:1-3 [21:1 ¶ Then came near the heads of the fathers of the Levites unto Eleazar the priest, and unto Joshua […]

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Joshua 20 KJV, Cities of Refuge, Commentary, Sermon

Let’s turn to the 20th chapter of the book of Joshua. We’re almost to the end of this book. I think we may have one more lesson left in it. Joshua and all Israel have entered the Promise Land of Canaan. They’ve conquered all their enemies – all who opposed them. Last lesson we saw […]

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Joshua 19, KJV, Bible, Have I Not Commanded You, Explain

Second is Simeon in verses 1 through 9 of chapter 19. Verses 10-16 tell us about Zebulun (3), verses 17 through 23 about Issachar (4), 24-31 about Asher (5), 32-39 is Naphtali (6), and finally verses 40-48 describe Dan’s inheritance. And Dan’s the last tribe to receive their land. In Dan’s case, they were given […]

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Joshua 18 KJV Commentary Bible Study Devotional

But we move on to chapter 18. Verses 1 through 10 find all Israel in Shiloh. They set up the tabernacle. And then Joshua has something to say to the last seven tribes who haven’t received their land yet. I’ll warn you. It doesn’t relieve the concern we’ve had. It actually continues it. Let’s read […]

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Joshua 17 KJV Bible Study Devotional Explained

Verses 1 through 13 tell us about Manasseh’s possession of land. Let’s read about something a little unusual that the author feels he needs to explain in verses 1 through 6. Joshua 17:1-6 [Joshua 17:1 ¶ There was also a lot for the tribe of Manasseh; for he was the firstborn of Joseph; to wit, for […]

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Joshua 16 KJV Explained Commentary Devotional Highlights

But the narrator moves right along to talk about the two (or I suppose 1 ½ tribes) of Joseph next. Verses 5 to 10 describe the territory allotted to Ephraim. We won’t read it, but it talks about the borders of Ephraim. Basically, if Judah was southernmost in Israel, Ephraim and Manasseh were to the […]