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Joshua 5:13 NIV

The Fall of Jericho

13 Now when Joshua was near Jericho, he looked up and saw a man standing in front of him with a drawn sword in his hand. Joshua went up to him and asked, “Are you for us or for our enemies?”

References for Joshua 5:13

Study tools for Joshua 5:13

  • a 5:1 - Another textual tradition "we"
  • b 5:3 - "Gibeath Haaraloth" means "the hill of foreskins."
  • c 5:9 - "Gilgal" sounds like the Hebrew for "roll."
  • d 5:12 - Or "the day"
  • e 5:14 - Or "lord"