Joshua 10:29

29 Then Joshua passed from Makkedah, and all Israel with him, unto Libnah, and fought against Libnah:

Joshua 10:29 Meaning and Commentary

Joshua 10:29

And Joshua passed from Makkedah
After he had taken it, and destroyed its inhabitants, and its king:

and all Israel with him;
that is, all the men of war he took with him from the camp at Gilgal, from whence he went to the relief of Gibeon:

unto Libnah, and fought against Libnah;
a city that fell to the tribe of Judah, ( Joshua 15:42 ) . Jerom F18 says, in his time it was a village, in the region of Eleutheropolis, and was called Libnah; according to Bunting F19 it was but two miles from Makkedah.


FOOTNOTES:

F18 De loc. Heb. fol. 92. M.
F19 Travels of the Patriarchs p. 96.

Joshua 10:29 In-Context

27 And it came to pass at the time of the going down of the sun, that Joshua commanded, and they took them down off the trees, and cast them into the cave wherein they had been hid, and laid great stones in the cave's mouth, which remain until this very day.
28 And that day Joshua took Makkedah, and smote it with the edge of the sword, and the king thereof he utterly destroyed, them, and all the souls that were therein; he let none remain: and he did to the king of Makkedah as he did unto the king of Jericho.
29 Then Joshua passed from Makkedah, and all Israel with him, unto Libnah, and fought against Libnah:
30 And the LORD delivered it also, and the king thereof, into the hand of Israel; and he smote it with the edge of the sword, and all the souls that were therein; he let none remain in it; but did unto the king thereof as he did unto the king of Jericho.
31 And Joshua passed from Libnah, and all Israel with him, unto Lachish, and encamped against it, and fought against it: