And all these kings, and their land, did Joshua take at one
Not in one day, but in a very short time, in a few days, as the history clearly shows:
because the Lord God of Israel fought for Israel;
which is the true reason of such quick dispatch being made, otherwise in all probability much longer time must have been consumed in subduing them. The Targum is,
``because the Lord God of Israel fought by his Word for Israel.''