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Joshua 16:4: children of Joseph - Study Note
... so his inheritance was awarded after that of Judah. Also, Joshua himself was of the tribe of Ephraim (Numbers 13:8), and this tribe had been given preeminence among the two by Israel (Genesis 48:20). Ephraim eventually became recognized as the...
Creation and the Seven-Day Week - Article
William J. Bauer, Ph.D. - ... extended for two days each year. The "long day" of Joshua (Joshua 10:13, 14) also must have affected the weekly cycle in some as yet uncertain fashion. In any case, the important consideration is the fact of a weekly "Lord's...
Joshua 5:10: the fourteenth day - Study Note
... the fourteenth day. God had providentially ordered events so that the children of Israel crossed the Jordan on the tenth day of the first month (the anniversary of the selection of the Passover lamb), then keeping the Passover itself on its...
Greatest Earthquakes of the Bible - Article
Steven A. Austin, Ph.D. - ... after the Israelites marched around the city seven times (Joshua 6). The biblical account does not specifically mention an earthquake, but the earth would have been shaken by the wall’s collapse. Archaeological excavations at Jericho...
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