New American Standard Bible
"And you shall rise from your ambush and take possession of the city, for the LORD your God will deliver it into your hand.
King James Bible
Then ye shall rise up from the ambush, and seize upon the city: for the LORD your God will deliver it into your hand.
Darby Bible Translation
And ye shall rise up from the ambush and take possession of the city; and Jehovah your God will deliver it into your hand.
World English Bible
and you shall rise up from the ambush, and take possession of the city; for Yahweh your God will deliver it into your hand.
Young's Literal Translation
and ye rise from the ambush, and have occupied the city, and Jehovah your God hath given it into your hand;
Joshua 8:7 Parallel
LibraryWhether it is Lawful to Lay Ambushes in War?
Objection 1: It would seem that it is unlawful to lay ambushes in war. For it is written (Dt. 16:20): "Thou shalt follow justly after that which is just." But ambushes, since they are a kind of deception, seem to pertain to injustice. Therefore it is unlawful to lay ambushes even in a just war. Objection 2: Further, ambushes and deception seem to be opposed to faithfulness even as lies are. But since we are bound to keep faith with all men, it is wrong to lie to anyone, as Augustine states (Contra …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
Five Kings in a Cave
"They will come out after us until we have drawn them away from the city, for they will say, 'They are fleeing before us as at the first.' So we will flee before them.
"Then it will be when you have seized the city, that you shall set the city on fire. You shall do it according to the word of the LORD. See, I have commanded you."
1 Samuel 23:4
Then David inquired of the LORD once more. And the LORD answered him and said, "Arise, go down to Keilah, for I will give the Philistines into your hand."
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