Chapter 16: The lands inherited by Yosef

Chapter 16: The lands inherited by Yosef   1. The borders of Yosef’s inheritance-Ephraim: The eastern border of the tribe of Yosef was the Jordan river, opposite Jericho, and it stretched until Jericho [although Jericho itself remained within the tribe of Binyamin[1]]. It then went to the west, towards Beis […]

Chapter 15: The lands inherited by Yehudah

Chapter 15: The lands inherited by Yehudah   1. The border of the land of Yehudah/Judea: Their southern border is the land of Edom [i.e. area south of modern day Be’er Sheva]. Their eastern border is the dead sea. Their western border is the Mediterranean. Their northern border is a […]

Chapter 10: The conquering of many cities

Chapter 10: The conquering of many cities   1. The kings prepare to battle Givon for making a treaty with Israel: King of Jerusalem prepares for battle: When Adoni Tzedek, the king of Jerusalem, heard of the conquest of Aiy and Jericho and their total destruction, he became very fearful. […]

Chapter 8: The conquest of Aiy

Chapter 8: The conquest of Aiy   1. G-d commands Yehoshua to wage a new battle against Aiy: Hashem said to Yehoshua not to fear, and that he is to take with him the entire nation to wage war against Aiy. Hashem promised Yehoshua that He has handed him the […]