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Joshua 10:31

31 Then Joshua and all Israel with him moved on from Libnah to Lachish; he took up positions against it and attacked it.

Read Joshua 10:31 Using Other Translations

And Joshua passed from Libnah, and all Israel with him, unto Lachish, and encamped against it, and fought against it:
Then Joshua and all Israel with him passed on from Libnah to Lachish and laid siege to it and fought against it.
From Libnah, Joshua and the Israelites went to Lachish and attacked it.

What does Joshua 10:31 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Joshua 10:31

And Joshua passed from Libnah, and all Israel with him, unto
Lachish
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.


FOOTNOTES:

F4 Travels of the Patriarchs p. 96.
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