Book of Joshua

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Noun1.Book of Joshua - a book in the Old Testament describing how Joshua led the Israelites into Canaan (the Promised Land) after the death of Moses
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
Nebiim, Prophets - the second of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures
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Biblical story number one is found in the Book of Joshua of the Old Testament.
Their tour guide opened a Bible and read from the Book of Joshua about the Israelites crossing the Jordan River into the Promised Land, ending an exodus of 40 years.
Yet, Cobbing and Jacobson forthrightly discuss instances in which archaeological research contradicts the Bible or in which, as in the Book of Joshua, "historical truth ...
Winning the Worry Battle: Life Lessons from the Book of Joshua
Commenting on Book of Joshua's reveasal of Ascot form O'Brien said: "He's a fast horse, and Ryan said you couldn't get there late enough with him.
"Winning the Worry Battle: Life Lessons from the Book of Joshua" by Barb Roose is inspired by the Book of Joshua, reviews three tools a person can develop to Fight In Faith: 1) embracing God's promises, 2) courage and commitment under pressure and 3) practicing radical obedience while waiting for God to deliver your victory.
A ladies' Bible study group will meet in the manse (on the first and third Thursdays of the month to study the book of Joshua. The next meeting is tomorrow (Thursday) at 7.30pm.
The organizers named the protest Jericho March to imitate the siege of the city of Jericho in the Old Testament book of Joshua, one of the greatest events in the Israelites' conquest of Canaan.
It is mentioned in the book of Joshua in the Old Testament, but scientists have only now calculated its exact date precisely.
University researchers in Israel say they now have proof that a miraculous event recorded in the Book of Joshua had undoubtedly occurred.
The book of Joshua stands at a pivotal point in biblical history as the nation of Israel transitioned from a life of wandering in the wilderness to conquering and possessing Canaan, the land of promise.
This had deleterious consequences for Muntzer's rhetoric about slaying the enemies of God--after all, the Book of Joshua was a celebration of the holy genocide of the Israelites against the Canaanites.