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JOSHUA

The book of Joshua is the first of the history books in the Old Testament. It is named for Joshua the son of Nun, who led Israel after Moses’ death. His name means “Yahweh is deliverance,” and is the Hebrew … Continue reading

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Israel’s Idolatry – ATA

COMPLAINT: Did the Israelites practice idolatry (Joshua 24:14, 23) or not (Joshua 22:2; Judges 2:7)? Is there a contradiction?

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Anak’s sons, slain or expelled – ATA

COMPLAINT: Were Anak’s sons slain by Judah (Judges 1:10) or expelled by Caleb (Judges 1:20; Joshua 15:14)?

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Bethel conquered – ATA

COMPLAINT: Was Bethel conquered by Joshua (Joshua 12:7, 12, 16) or the house of Joseph (Judges 1:22-29)? And was Gezer conquered or not?

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Who killed Jabin? – ATA

COMPLAINT: Was king Jabin killed by Joshua (Joshua 11:1, 10-11) or was he killed 120 years after Joshua’s death (Judges 1:1; 3:11, 30; 4:2, 24)?

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Driving Out Anakim – ATA

COMPLAINT: Who drove the Anakim from Hebron, was it Joshua (Joshua 11:21) or was it Caleb (Joshua 15:13-14)?

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Debir’s capture – ATA

COMPLAINT: Who captured Debir, Joshua or Othniel?

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Conquered Canaanites – ATA

COMPLAINT: Who conquered the Canaanites? Was it Joshua (Joshua 11:23) or Judah (Judges 1:1, 4)? Is there a contradiction?

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12 stones of Joshua – ATA

COMPLAINT: Did Joshua have 12 stones removed from the Jordan river (Joshua 4:20) or not (Joshua 4:9)? Is there a contradiction?

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Ambush against Ai – ATA

COMPLAINT: Did Joshua take 30,000 (Joshua 8:3) or 5,000 (Joshua 8:12) men for an ambush against Ai? Is there a contradiction?

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