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Bible Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Joshua 11

Introduction

Overview

Joshua 11:1, Divers kings overcome at the waters of Merom; Joshua 11:10, Hazor is taken and burnt; Joshua 11:16, All the country taken by Joshua; Joshua 11:21, The Anakims cut off; Joshua 11:23, The land rest from war.

Verse 1

Jabin: Joshua 11:10, Joshua 12:19, Joshua 19:36, Judges 4:2, Judges 4:17

he sent: Joshua 10:3, Joshua 10:4, Psalms 2:1-Numbers :, Psalms 83:1-Leviticus :, Isaiah 26:11, Isaiah 43:2, Isaiah 43:5-Judges :

Madon: The LXX read בסשם, which, if legitimate, Calmet thinks may be the same as Maronia or Marath, in Phoenicia, to the north of mount Lebanon, Joshua 12:19, Joshua 12:20, Joshua 19:15, Joshua 19:25.

Shimron: Supposed to be the same with Symira, in Coele-Syria, joined to Maron or Marath by Pliny and Pomponius Mela.

Achshaph: Supposed by some to be the same as Achzib or Ecdippa; from which, however, it is distinguished in Joshua 19:25, Joshua 19:29. It was in the northern part of the tribe of Asher.

Reciprocal: Joshua 9:1 - all the kings Judges 1:19 - chariots Judges 5:19 - kings 1 Kings 9:15 - Hazor 2 Kings 15:29 - Hazor

Verse 2

Numbers 34:11, Chinnereth, Luke 5:1, Gennesaret

on the north: Joshua 11:21, Joshua 10:6, Joshua 10:40, Luke 1:39

Chinneroth: Jerome and others suppose this city to be same as was afterwards called Tiberias, now Tabaria, situated on the western shore of the lake of the same name. Joshua 12:3

Dor: Joshua 12:23, Joshua 17:11, Judges 1:27, 1 Kings 4:11

Reciprocal: Joshua 13:27 - Chinnereth Joshua 19:35 - Chinnereth 1 Kings 15:20 - Cinneroth

Verse 3

the Jebusite: Joshua 15:63, Numbers 13:29, 2 Samuel 24:16

Hivite: Judges 3:3

Hermon: Joshua 13:11, Deuteronomy 4:48, Psalms 89:12, Psalms 133:3, Song of Solomon 4:8

land: Joshua 18:26, Genesis 31:49, Judges 20:1, Judges 21:5, Judges 21:8, 1 Samuel 7:5-Judges :, 1 Samuel 10:17, 1 Kings 15:22, Jeremiah 40:6, Jeremiah 40:10, Jeremiah 41:3, Jeremiah 41:14

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 11:29 - General Joshua 11:17 - Seir Joshua 12:1 - from the Joshua 12:5 - Hermon Joshua 13:4 - the land of Nehemiah 9:8 - the Canaanites

Verse 4

as the sand: Genesis 22:17, Genesis 32:12, Judges 7:12, 1 Samuel 13:5, 2 Samuel 17:11, 1 Kings 4:20

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 20:1 - horses Joshua 8:27 - the cattle Joshua 17:18 - for thou shalt Psalms 33:16 - no king Hebrews 11:12 - as the sand

Verse 5

all these: Psalms 3:1, Psalms 118:10-2 Kings :, Isaiah 8:9, Revelation 16:14

met together: Heb. assembled by appointment

waters: This is what Josephus calls the lake Semechon, now called Bahr-el-Houle - Lake Julius between the head of the Jordan and the lake of Tiberias. According to Josephus it was seven miles long; and according to modern authorities, it is not above two miles broad, except at the north end, where it may be four.

Verse 6

Be not: Joshua 10:8, Psalms 27:1, Psalms 27:2, Psalms 46:11

morrow: Joshua 3:5, Judges 20:28, 1 Samuel 11:9, 2 Chronicles 20:16, hough, Joshua 11:9, 2 Samuel 8:4

horses: Deuteronomy 7:16, Psalms 20:7, Psalms 20:8, Psalms 46:9, Psalms 147:10, Psalms 147:11, Proverbs 20:7, Isaiah 30:16, Isaiah 31:1, Hosea 14:3

Reciprocal: Genesis 41:25 - God Joshua 6:2 - I have Judges 1:4 - Lord Judges 4:7 - deliver 1 Samuel 30:1 - the Amalekites 2 Kings 19:6 - Be not afraid 1 Chronicles 18:4 - David 2 Chronicles 20:15 - Be not afraid Psalms 44:7 - But Isaiah 37:6 - Be not Ezekiel 39:9 - and shall

Verse 7

suddenly: Joshua 10:9, 1 Thessalonians 5:2, 1 Thessalonians 5:3

Verse 8

the Lord: Joshua 21:44

great Zidon: or, Zidon-rabbah, Joshua 19:28, Genesis 10:15, Genesis 49:13, Zechariah 9:2

Misrephothmaim: or, salt pits, Heb. burning of waters, Joshua 13:6

Reciprocal: Joshua 10:10 - the Lord Joshua 10:39 - he left none Judges 3:3 - Sidonians Judges 4:16 - pursued Judges 18:28 - far from 2 Samuel 23:10 - the Lord 2 Samuel 24:6 - Zidon 2 Kings 10:11 - he left 2 Chronicles 13:15 - God smote Isaiah 23:12 - daughter Ezekiel 27:8 - Zidon Habakkuk 3:13 - thou woundedst Matthew 15:21 - Tyre

Verse 9

he houghed, Joshua 11:6, Ezekiel 39:9, Ezekiel 39:10

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 20:1 - horses 2 Samuel 8:4 - chariots 1 Chronicles 18:4 - David Psalms 46:9 - burneth Nahum 2:13 - I will burn

Verse 10

Hazor: Joshua 11:1, Judges 4:2

Reciprocal: Joshua 8:24 - returned unto Ai Joshua 9:1 - all the kings Joshua 12:19 - Hazor 2 Samuel 10:19 - servants 2 Kings 15:29 - Hazor

Verse 11

any left to breathe: Heb. any breath, Joshua 10:40

Reciprocal: Numbers 33:52 - General Deuteronomy 3:7 - General Deuteronomy 7:2 - utterly Deuteronomy 20:16 - General Joshua 8:22 - let none Joshua 9:1 - all the kings Joshua 11:14 - neither Joshua 12:19 - Hazor Judges 4:2 - Hazor Judges 18:27 - burnt

Verse 12

all the: Joshua 10:28, Joshua 10:30, Joshua 10:32, Joshua 10:35, Joshua 10:37, Joshua 10:39, Joshua 10:40

as Moses: Joshua 11:15, Joshua 8:8, Joshua 8:31, Joshua 9:24, Joshua 10:40, Numbers 33:52, Numbers 33:53, Deuteronomy 7:2, Deuteronomy 20:16, Deuteronomy 20:17

Reciprocal: Exodus 17:13 - General Joshua 8:22 - let none Joshua 11:20 - as the Lord 1 Samuel 15:8 - utterly 2 Chronicles 13:19 - took cities Habakkuk 3:13 - thou woundedst

Verse 13

in their: Heb. on their heap, The Vulgate, Syriac, Onkelos and Waterland render âl tillom, "on their hills." As the cities of the plain might be easily attacked and carried, Joshua destroyed them; but as those on mountains, hills, or other eminences, might be retained by him with little trouble, prudence would dictate their preservation. Jeremiah 30:18

Reciprocal: Joshua 24:13 - cities 2 Kings 15:29 - Hazor

Verse 14

the spoil: Joshua 8:27, Numbers 31:9, Deuteronomy 6:10, Deuteronomy 6:11, Deuteronomy 20:14

neither: Joshua 11:11, Joshua 10:40

Reciprocal: Numbers 31:15 - General Deuteronomy 2:34 - utterly destroyed Deuteronomy 3:6 - we utterly Deuteronomy 20:16 - General Joshua 6:21 - utterly 1 Samuel 14:36 - let us not leave

Verse 15

the Lord: Joshua 11:12, Exodus 34:11-1 Chronicles :

so did Moses: Deuteronomy 7:2, Deuteronomy 31:7

and so did Joshua: Joshua 1:7, Exodus 39:42, Exodus 39:43, Deuteronomy 4:5, 2 Chronicles 30:12

he left nothing: Heb. removed nothing, Deuteronomy 4:2, Deuteronomy 12:32, 1 Samuel 15:1-Leviticus :, 1 Samuel 15:8, 1 Samuel 15:9, 1 Samuel 15:11, 1 Samuel 15:19-Song of Solomon :, Matthew 23:23, Luke 11:42, Acts 20:20, Acts 20:27

Reciprocal: Exodus 17:10 - Joshua

Verse 16

all that land: Genesis 15:18-Ecclesiastes :, Numbers 34:2-1 Chronicles :, Deuteronomy 34:2, Deuteronomy 34:3

hills: Joshua 9:1, Joshua 12:8

the land: Joshua 10:41

the mountain: Joshua 11:21, Ezekiel 17:23, Ezekiel 36:1-Leviticus :, Ezekiel 36:8

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 1:7 - in the plain Joshua 15:51 - Goshen

Verse 17

the mount Halak: or, the smooth mountain

that goeth: Genesis 32:3, Deuteronomy 2:1, Deuteronomy 33:2

Seir: Joshua 11:3, Joshua 1:4, Joshua 12:7, Joshua 13:5

all their: Joshua 12:7-Jeremiah :, Deuteronomy 7:24

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 1:7 - in the plain Joshua 9:1 - Lebanon Joshua 12:1 - from the

Verse 18

a long time: Caleb was forty years old when sent from Kadesh-barnea to spy the land, and he was eighty-five at the conclusion of this war - Joshua 14:10. Almost thirty-nine years of this time were spent before Israel passed Jordan; which leaves between six and seven for the term of Joshua's wars. Joshua 11:23, Joshua 14:7-2 Samuel :

Reciprocal: Judges 11:26 - three hundred Habakkuk 3:6 - and drove

Verse 19

the Hivites: Joshua 9:3-Daniel :

Reciprocal: Numbers 21:1 - then Deuteronomy 2:30 - for the Lord Deuteronomy 20:11 - tributaries Joshua 6:25 - Rahab Joshua 9:7 - Hivites Joshua 9:15 - made peace Joshua 10:1 - how the

Verse 20

it was: Exodus 4:21, Exodus 9:16, Deuteronomy 2:30, Judges 14:4, 1 Samuel 2:25, 1 Kings 12:15, 1 Kings 22:20-Isaiah :, 2 Chronicles 25:16, Isaiah 6:9, Isaiah 6:10, Romans 9:18, Romans 9:22, Romans 9:23

as the Lord: Joshua 11:12-Ezra :, Deuteronomy 20:16, Deuteronomy 20:17

Reciprocal: Numbers 21:1 - then Deuteronomy 20:11 - tributaries Joshua 6:25 - Rahab Joshua 8:17 - a man Joshua 10:1 - how the Joshua 19:36 - Hazor Judges 4:7 - And I Esther 9:2 - as sought Psalms 46:8 - desolations Isaiah 63:17 - and hardened John 12:40 - hardened Romans 2:5 - But after

Verse 21

the Anakims: Joshua 14:12-2 Chronicles :, Joshua 15:13, Joshua 15:14, Numbers 13:22, Numbers 13:23, Deuteronomy 1:28, Deuteronomy 2:21, Deuteronomy 9:2, Judges 1:10, Judges 1:11, Judges 1:20, Jeremiah 3:23, Jeremiah 9:23, Amos 2:9

Joshua destroyed: Joshua 10:42, Joshua 24:11, Joshua 24:12, Psalms 110:5, Psalms 110:6, Psalms 149:6-1 Samuel :, Revelation 6:2, Revelation 19:11-Ecclesiastes :

Reciprocal: Joshua 11:2 - on the north Joshua 11:16 - the mountain Judges 1:9 - afterward Ezekiel 6:2 - the mountains Luke 1:39 - city

Verse 22

only in Gaza: Judges 3:3, 1 Samuel 17:4, 2 Samuel 21:16-Song of Solomon :, 1 Chronicles 18:1, 1 Chronicles 29:4-Ruth :

Ashdod: Joshua 15:46, 2 Chronicles 26:6, Nehemiah 13:23, Nehemiah 13:24

Reciprocal: Numbers 13:22 - Ahiman Numbers 13:28 - saw the Deuteronomy 1:28 - we have seen Joshua 14:12 - the Anakims Judges 1:18 - General 1 Samuel 5:1 - Ashdod Amos 2:9 - I destroyed

Verse 23

according to all: Exodus 23:27-Obadiah :, Exodus 34:11, Numbers 34:2-1 Chronicles :, Deuteronomy 11:23-Lamentations :

according to their: Joshua 14:1 - Joshua 19:51, Numbers 26:52-2 Timothy :

And the land: Joshua 11:18, Joshua 14:15, Joshua 21:44, Joshua 21:45, Joshua 22:4, Joshua 23:1, Psalms 46:9, 2 Timothy 4:7, 2 Timothy 4:8, Hebrews 4:8, Hebrews 4:9

Reciprocal: Numbers 26:53 - General Numbers 26:55 - by lot Numbers 32:22 - land Joshua 12:7 - Joshua gave Joshua 24:11 - the men Judges 3:11 - the land Nehemiah 9:8 - hast performed Nehemiah 9:22 - divide Psalms 44:2 - drive out Psalms 105:44 - gave Psalms 135:12 - gave their Proverbs 19:14 - the inheritance Ecclesiastes 3:8 - a time of war Jeremiah 21:2 - according Ezekiel 45:8 - according

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Joshua 11". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/joshua-11.html.