And Lot lifted up his eyes, and beheld all the plain of [Jordan], that it was well watered every where, before the LORD destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah, even as the garden of the LORD, like the land of Egypt, as thou comest unto Zoar.
And when the inhabitants of the land, the Canaanites, saw the mourning in the floor of Atad, they said, This is a grievous mourning to the Egyptians: wherefore the name of it was called Abelmizraim, which is beyond [Jordan].
And they brought the captives, and the prey, and the spoil, unto Moses, and Eleazar the priest, and unto the congregation of the children of Israel, unto the camp at the plains of Moab, which are by [Jordan] near Jericho.
And Moses said unto them, If the children of Gad and the children of Reuben will pass with you over [Jordan], every man armed to battle, before the LORD, and the land shall be subdued before you; then ye shall give them the land of Gilead for a possession:
Until the LORD have given rest unto your brethren, as well as unto you, and until they also possess the land which the LORD your God hath given them beyond [Jordan]: and then shall ye return every man unto his possession, which I have given you.
Furthermore the LORD was angry with me for your sakes, and sware that I should not go over [Jordan], and that I should not go in unto that good land, which the LORD thy God giveth thee for an inheritance:
I call heaven and earth to witness against you this day, that ye shall soon utterly perish from off the land whereunto ye go over [Jordan] to possess it; ye shall not prolong your days upon it, but shall utterly be destroyed.
On this side [Jordan], in the valley over against Bethpeor, in the land of Sihon king of the Amorites, who dwelt at Heshbon, whom Moses and the children of Israel smote, after they were come forth out of Egypt:
Pass through the host, and command the people, saying, Prepare you victuals; for within three days ye shall pass over this [Jordan], to go in to possess the land, which the LORD your God giveth you to possess it.
Your wives, your little ones, and your cattle, shall remain in the land which Moses gave you on this side [Jordan]; but ye shall pass before your brethren armed, all the mighty men of valour, and help them;
Until the LORD have given your brethren rest, as he hath given you, and they also have possessed the land which the LORD your God giveth them: then ye shall return unto the land of your possession, and enjoy it, which Moses the LORD's servant gave you on this side [Jordan] toward the sunrising.
For we have heard how the LORD dried up the water of the Red sea for you, when ye came out of Egypt; and what ye did unto the two kings of the Amorites, that were on the other side [Jordan], Sihon and Og, whom ye utterly destroyed.
And it shall come to pass, as soon as the soles of the feet of the priests that bear the ark of the LORD, the LORD of all the earth, shall rest in the waters of [Jordan], that the waters of Jordan shall be cut off from the waters that come down from above; and they shall stand upon an heap.
And as they that bare the ark were come unto [Jordan], and the feet of the priests that bare the ark were dipped in the brim of the water, (for Jordan overfloweth all his banks all the time of harvest,)
And the priests that bare the ark of the covenant of the LORD stood firm on dry ground in the midst of [Jordan], and all the Israelites passed over on dry ground, until all the people were passed clean over Jordan.
And command ye them, saying, Take you hence out of the midst of [Jordan], out of the place where the priests' feet stood firm, twelve stones, and ye shall carry them over with you, and leave them in the lodging place, where ye shall lodge this night.
And Joshua said unto them, Pass over before the ark of the LORD your God into the midst of [Jordan], and take you up every man of you a stone upon his shoulder, according unto the number of the tribes of the children of Israel:
Then ye shall answer them, That the waters of [Jordan] were cut off before the ark of the covenant of the LORD; when it passed over Jordan, the waters of Jordan were cut off: and these stones shall be for a memorial unto the children of Israel for ever.
And the children of Israel did so as Joshua commanded, and took up twelve stones out of the midst of [Jordan], as the LORD spake unto Joshua, according to the number of the tribes of the children of Israel, and carried them over with them unto the place where they lodged, and laid them down there.
For the priests which bare the ark stood in the midst of [Jordan], until everything was finished that the LORD commanded Joshua to speak unto the people, according to all that Moses commanded Joshua: and the people hasted and passed over.
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And it came to pass, when the priests that bare the ark of the covenant of the LORD were come up out of the midst of [Jordan], and the soles of the priests' feet were lifted up unto the dry land, that the waters of Jordan returned unto their place, and flowed over all his banks, as they did before.
And it came to pass, when all the kings of the Amorites, which were on the side of [Jordan] westward, and all the kings of the Canaanites, which were by the sea, heard that the LORD had dried up the waters of Jordan from before the children of Israel, until we were passed over, that their heart melted, neither was there spirit in them any more, because of the children of Israel.
westward, and all the kings of the Canaanites, which were by the sea, heard that the LORD had dried up the waters of [Jordan] from before the children of Israel, until we were passed over, that their heart melted, neither was there spirit in them any more, because of the children of Israel.
And Joshua said, Alas, O LORD God, wherefore hast thou at all brought this people over [Jordan], to deliver us into the hand of the Amorites, to destroy us? would to God we had been content, and dwelt on the other side Jordan!
And it came to pass, when all the kings which were on this side [Jordan], in the hills, and in the valleys, and in all the coasts of the great sea over against Lebanon, the Hittite, and the Amorite, the Canaanite, the Perizzite, the Hivite, and the Jebusite, heard thereof;
Now these are the kings of the land, which the children of Israel smote, and possessed their land on the other side [Jordan] toward the rising of the sun, from the river Arnon unto mount Hermon, and all the plain on the east:
And these are the kings of the country which Joshua and the children of Israel smote on this side [Jordan] on the west, from Baalgad in the valley of Lebanon even unto the mount Halak, that goeth up to Seir; which Joshua gave unto the tribes of Israel for a possession according to their divisions;
And in the valley, Betharam, and Bethnimrah, and Succoth, and Zaphon, the rest of the kingdom of Sihon king of Heshbon, [Jordan] and his border, even unto the edge of the sea of Chinnereth on the other side Jordan eastward.
But the Levites have no part among you; for the priesthood of the LORD is their inheritance: and Gad, and Reuben, and half the tribe of Manasseh, have received their inheritance beyond [Jordan] on the east, which Moses the servant of the LORD gave them.
And their border on the north side was from [Jordan]; and the border went up to the side of Jericho on the north side, and went up through the mountains westward; and the goings out thereof were at the wilderness of Bethaven.
And then the coast turneth westward to Aznothtabor, and goeth out from thence to Hukkok, and reacheth to Zebulun on the south side, and reacheth to Asher on the west side, and to Judah upon [Jordan] toward the sunrising.
And on the other side [Jordan] by Jericho eastward, they assigned Bezer in the wilderness upon the plain out of the tribe of Reuben, and Ramoth in Gilead out of the tribe of Gad, and Golan in Bashan out of the tribe of Manasseh.
And now the LORD your God hath given rest unto your brethren, as he promised them: therefore now return ye, and get you unto your tents, and unto the land of your possession, which Moses the servant of the LORD gave you on the other side [Jordan].
Now to the one half of the tribe of Manasseh Moses had given possession in Bashan: but unto the other half thereof gave Joshua among their brethren on this side [Jordan] westward. And when Joshua sent them away also unto their tents, then he blessed them,
And when they came unto the borders of [Jordan], that are in the land of Canaan, the children of Reuben and the children of Gad and the half tribe of Manasseh built there an altar by Jordan, a great altar to see to.
And the children of Israel heard say, Behold, the children of Reuben and the children of Gad and the half tribe of Manasseh have built an altar over against the land of Canaan, in the borders of [Jordan], at the passage of the children of Israel.
For the LORD hath made [Jordan] a border between us and you, ye children of Reuben and children of Gad; ye have no part in the LORD: so shall your children make our children cease from fearing the LORD.
And I brought you into the land of the Amorites, which dwelt on the other side [Jordan]; and they fought with you: and I gave them into your hand, that ye might possess their land; and I destroyed them from before you.
And you went over [Jordan], and came unto Jericho: and the men of Jericho fought against you, the Amorites, and the Perizzites, and the Canaanites, and the Hittites, and the Girgashites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites; and I delivered them into your hand.
And he said unto them, Follow after me: for the LORD hath delivered your enemies the Moabites into your hand. And they went down after him, and took the fords of [Jordan] toward Moab, and suffered not a man to pass over.
And Gideon sent messengers throughout all mount Ephraim, saying, come down against the Midianites, and take before them the waters unto Bethbarah and [Jordan]. Then all the men of Ephraim gathered themselves together, and took the waters unto Bethbarah and Jordan.
And they took two princes of the Midianites, Oreb and Zeeb; and they slew Oreb upon the rock Oreb, and Zeeb they slew at the winepress of Zeeb, and pursued Midian, and brought the heads of Oreb and Zeeb to Gideon on the other side [Jordan].
And the king of the children of Ammon answered unto the messengers of Jephthah, Because Israel took away my land, when they came up out of Egypt, from Arnon even unto Jabbok, and unto [Jordan]: now therefore restore those lands again peaceably.
And the Gileadites took the passages of [Jordan] before the Ephraimites: and it was so, that when those Ephraimites which were escaped said, Let me go over; that the men of Gilead said unto him, Art thou an Ephraimite? If he said, Nay;
Then said they unto him, Say now Shibboleth: and he said Sibboleth: for he could not frame to pronounce it right. Then they took him, and slew him at the passages of [Jordan]: and there fell at that time of the Ephraimites forty and two thousand.
And when the men of Israel that were on the other side of the valley, and they that were on the other side [Jordan], saw that the men of Israel fled, and that Saul and his sons were dead, they forsook the cities, and fled; and the Philistines came and dwelt in them.
And, behold, all the men of Israel came to the king, and said unto the king, Why have our brethren the men of Judah stolen thee away, and have brought the king, and his household, and all David's men with him, over [Jordan]?
And, behold, thou hast with thee Shimei the son of Gera, a Benjamite of Bahurim, which cursed me with a grievous curse in the day when I went to Mahanaim: but he came down to meet me at [Jordan], and I sware to him by the LORD, saying, I will not put thee to death with the sword.
And it was told David; and he gathered all Israel, and passed over [Jordan], and came upon them, and set the battle in array against them. So when David had put the battle in array against the Syrians, they fought with him.
And of the Hebronites, Hashabiah and his brethren, men of valour, a thousand and seven hundred, were officers among them of Israel on this side [Jordan] westward in all the business of the LORD, and in the service of the king.
Nevertheless the dimness shall not be such as was in her vexation, when at the first he lightly afflicted the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, and afterward did more grievously afflict her by the way of the sea, beyond [Jordan], in Galilee of the nations.
If thou hast run with the footmen, and they have wearied thee, then how canst thou contend with horses? and if in the land of peace, wherein thou trustedst, they wearied thee, then how wilt thou do in the swelling of [Jordan]?
Behold, he shall come up like a lion from the swelling of [Jordan] against the habitation of the strong: but I will suddenly make him run away from her: and who is a chosen man, that I may appoint over her? for who is like me? and who will appoint me the time? and who is that shepherd that will stand before me?
Behold, he shall come up like a lion from the swelling of [Jordan] unto the habitation of the strong: but I will make them suddenly run away from her: and who is a chosen man, that I may appoint over her? for who is like me? and who will appoint me the time? and who is that shepherd that will stand before me?