New International Version
After an all-night march from Gilgal, Joshua took them by surprise.
King James Bible
Joshua therefore came unto them suddenly, and went up from Gilgal all night.
Darby Bible Translation
And Joshua came upon them suddenly; he went up from Gilgal all night.
World English Bible
Joshua therefore came on them suddenly. He went up from Gilgal all night.
Young's Literal Translation
And Joshua cometh in unto them suddenly (all the night he hath gone up from Gilgal),
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Joshua - came unto them suddenly - This he did by a forced march during the night, for he went up from Gilgal all night; from Gilgal to Gibeon was about eighteen or twenty miles; and, having fallen so unexpectedly on these confederate kings, they were immediately thrown into confusion.
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TEXT: "And it came to pass, when they brought out those kings unto Joshua, that Joshua called for all the men of Israel, and said unto the captains of the men of war which went with him, Come near, put your feet upon the necks of these kings. And they came near, and put their feet upon the necks of them. And Joshua said unto them, Fear not, nor be dismayed, be strong and of good courage: for thus shall the Lord do to all your enemies against whom ye fight."--Joshua 10:24-25. The history of the …
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The LORD said to Joshua, "Do not be afraid of them; I have given them into your hand. Not one of them will be able to withstand you."
The LORD threw them into confusion before Israel, so Joshua and the Israelites defeated them completely at Gibeon. Israel pursued them along the road going up to Beth Horon and cut them down all the way to Azekah and Makkedah.
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