Joshua 6:5

Overview - Joshua 6
Jericho is shut up.
God instructs Joshua how to beseige it.
12 The city is compassed.
17 It must be accursed.
20 The walls fall down.
22 Rahab is saved.
26 The builder of Jericho is cursed.
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Joshua 6:5  (King James Version)
And it shall come to pass, that when they make a long blast with the ram's horn, and when ye hear the sound of the trumpet, all the people shall shout with a great shout; and the wall of the city shall fall down flat, and the people shall ascend up every man straight before him.

make a long
Joshua 6:16 Joshua 6:20 ; Exodus 19:19 ; 2 Chronicles 20:21 2 Chronicles 20:22

the people
Judges 7:20-22 ; 1 Samuel 4:5 ; 1 Samuel 17:20 1 Samuel 17:52 2 Chronicles 13:14 2 Chronicles 13:15 ; Jeremiah 50:15

and the wall
The words {wenaphelah chomath hair tachteyha,} are literally, "and the wall of the city shall fall down under itself;" which
appears simply to mean, that the wall shall fall down from its very foundation; which was probably the case in every part, though large breaches in different places might have been amply sufficient first to admit the armed men, after whom the host might enter to destroy the city. There is no ground for the supposition that the walls sunk into the earth. Isaiah 25:12 ; 30:25 2 Corinthians 10:4 2 Corinthians 10:5 ; Hebrews 11:30

Hebrew under it.