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Battle of Beth-Horon
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Battle of Beth-Horon, Israelite/Canaanite
Beth-Horon, Battle of, Israelite-Canaanite (בֵּית חוֹרֹן‎, beith choron). Overviews the battle between the Israelites and the Canaanite coalition described in Josh 10 and different interpretations of God’s supernatural involvement in it.
Battle of Beth-Horon, Jewish/Roman
Beth-Horon, Battle of, Jewish-Roman The first major conflict between the Jews and Romans in ad 66, which ended in a decisive victory for the Jews. Marked the beginning of a conflict that probably influenced the writers of much of the New Testament. Not to be confused with the battle of the same name
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
Beth Horon, Battle of
Beth Horon, battle of. Name traditionally given to a famous military conflict between Joshua and five kings of Canaan around Gibeon, Beth Horon, and the Valley of Aijalon (Josh 10:6–15). It is often characterized as “the day the sun stood still.” The battle was a strategic one for the program of conquest
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 2, D–G
Day, Joshua's Long
day, Joshua’s long. When Joshua and the Israelites began to conquer the hill country of Judah from the Canaanite tribes, the town of Gibeon made peace with the invaders. A coalition of petty kings—Adoni-Zedek of Jerusalem, Hoham of Hebron, Piram of Jarmuth, Japhia of Lachish, and Debir of Eglon, together