|New International Version (© 2011)|
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.
American Standard Version
Joshua therefore came upon them suddenly; for he went up from Gilgal all the night.
Young's Literal Translation
And Joshua cometh in unto them suddenly (all the night he hath gone up from Gilgal),
Joshua 10:9 Additional TranslationsClarke'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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Joshua 10:8 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."
Joshua 10:10 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.