16 Thus Joshua took all this land: uthe mountain country, all the South, vall the land of Goshen, the lowland, and the Jordan 6plain—the mountains of Israel and its lowlands, 17 wfrom 7Mount Halak and the ascent to Seir, even as far as Baal Gad in the Valley of Lebanon below Mount Hermon. He captured xall their kings, and struck them down and killed them. 18 Joshua made war a long time with all those kings. 19 There was not a city that made peace with the children of Israel, except ythe Hivites, the inhabitants of Gibeon. All the others they took in battle. 20 For zit was of the Lord 8to harden their hearts, that they should come against Israel in battle, that He might utterly destroy them, and that they might receive no mercy, but that He might destroy them, aas the Lord had commanded Moses.
21 And at that time Joshua came and cut off bthe Anakim from the mountains: from Hebron, from Debir, from Anab, from all the mountains of Judah, and from all the mountains of Israel; Joshua utterly destroyed them with their cities. 22 None of the Anakim were left in the land of the children of Israel; they remained only cin Gaza, in Gath, dand in Ashdod.
23 So Joshua took the whole land, eaccording to all that the Lord had said to Moses; and Joshua gave it as an inheritance to Israel faccording to their divisions by their tribes. Then the land grested from war.
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