While the trumpets continued to sound, the armed troops marched ahead of the priests who blew the trumpets, and the rear guard followed the ark.
Cross ReferencesNumbers 10:25
Finally, the divisions of the camp of Dan set out, under their banner, serving as the rear guard for all units, with Ahiezer son of Ammishaddai in command.
After Joshua had spoken to the people, seven priests carrying seven trumpets before the LORD advanced and blew the trumpets, and the ark of the covenant of the LORD followed them.
But Joshua had commanded the people: "Do not give a battle cry or let your voice be heard; do not let one word come out of your mouth until the day I tell you to shout. Then you are to shout!"
And the seven priests carrying seven trumpets kept marching ahead of the ark of the LORD and sounding the trumpets. The armed troops went in front of them, and the rear guard followed the ark of the LORD, while the priests kept sounding the trumpets.
For you will not leave in a hurry, and you will not have to take flight; for the LORD goes before you, and the God of Israel is your rear guard.
Chapter Outline1. Jericho is shut up
2. God instructs Joshua how to beseige it
12. The city is composed
17. It is accursed
20. The walls fall down
22. Rahab is saved
26. The builder of Jericho is cursed
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