And the LORD said to Joshua, "Do not fear them, for I have given them into your hands; there shall not a man of them stand before you."
So Joshua came upon them suddenly, having marched up all night from Gilgal.
And the LORD threw them into a panic before Israel, who slew them with a great slaughter at Gibeon, and chased them by the way of the ascent of Beth-hor'on, and smote them as far as Aze'kah and Makke'dah.
And as they fled before Israel, while they were going down the ascent of Beth-hor'on, the LORD threw down great stones from heaven upon them as far as Aze'kah, and they died; there were more who died because of the hailstones than the men of Israel killed with the sword.
Then spoke Joshua to the LORD in the day when the LORD gave the Amorites over to the men of Israel; and he said in the sight of Israel, "Sun, stand thou still at Gibeon, and thou Moon in the valley of Ai'jalon."
And the sun stood still, and the moon stayed, until the nation took vengeance on their enemies. Is this not written in the Book of Jashar? The sun stayed in the midst of heaven, and did not hasten to go down for about a whole day.
There has been no day like it before or since, when the LORD hearkened to the voice of a man; for the LORD fought for Israel.
Then Joshua returned, and all Israel with him, to the camp at Gilgal.
These five kings fled, and hid themselves in the cave at Makke'dah.
And it was told Joshua, "The five kings have been found, hidden in the cave at Makke'dah."
And Joshua said, "Roll great stones against the mouth of the cave, and set men by it to guard them;