And Joshua passed from Libnah, and all Israel with him, unto
Which, according to Bunting F4, was eight miles from Libnah, and twenty miles from Jerusalem to the southwest of this city; see ( Joshua 10:5 ) ;
and encamped against it, and fought against it;
for it seems this city stood out, and would not surrender at once, which obliged Joshua to encamp about it, and besiege it.
F4 Travels of the Patriarchs p. 96.