Terms in this set (12)
Who is Joshua? What did he do? How old was he when he died?
1. Israelite leader after Moses died
2. He lead the Israelites into Canaan
3. 110 years old
What was the ban?
the total extermination of Canaanites and of Israelite towns containing idolaters
What were the items the Israelites could not destroy and what did they do with them?
Precious metals - they were put in the treasury of the Lord
Who was Rahab?
The women who lived in Jericho; she hid the spies
The story of Rahab and the Spies
Rahab - was a prostitute who helped spies for the protection of her family
Spies - went up to the hills where their pursuers were for 3 days but instead but since pursuers didn't find them they left and went back to Israelites where they were told to go to Rahab that would protect them
What action did the Israelites do to overtake Jericho? What are the details of their marches each of the days? (4 things)
-they marched around the city for 6 days
-7 priests would be carrying trumpets of rams' horns in front of the ark
-on 7th day they walked around city 7 times with the priests
-the army shouted, wall collapsed, Israelites went in
What happened at Jericho that caused God to withdraw his support of Israel during their attack on Ai? What was the name of the individual who sinned?
They took gold and silver even when God told them not to
Achan disobeyed God and broke the ban
How many Israelites died during their first attack?
What did Joshua do to the King of Ai?
He had him hung on a tree and then burned him
What group tricked Joshua into an alliance with them?
What did God use to kill the Amorites? What happened to the Sun on the day of the great battle?
Threw large hailstones at them
Sun stayed still for 3 days until nation avenged itself on its enemies
On what does the success of Israel's future depend?
If they perish from the good land and change their attitudes