New International Version
Then the LORD said to Joshua, "See, I have delivered Jericho into your hands, along with its king and its fighting men.
King James Bible
And the LORD said unto Joshua, See, I have given into thine hand Jericho, and the king thereof, and the mighty men of valour.
Darby Bible Translation
And Jehovah said to Joshua, See, I have given into thy hand Jericho, and the king thereof, [and] the valiant men.
World English Bible
Yahweh said to Joshua, "Behold, I have given Jericho into your hand, with its king and the mighty men of valor.
Young's Literal Translation
And Jehovah saith unto Joshua, 'See, I have given into thy hand Jericho and its king -- mighty ones of valour,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And the Lord said unto Joshua - This is the same person who in the preceding chapter is called the captain or prince of the Lord's host, the discourse being here continued that was begun at the conclusion of the preceding chapter, from which the first verses of this are unnaturally divided.
I have given into thine hand Jericho, etc. - From Joshua 24:11, it seems as if there had been persons of all the seven Canaanitish nations then in Jericho, who might have come together at this time to help the king of Jericho against the invading Israelites. The Targum intimates that the place was very strong, having "gates of iron and bars of brass; and was shut up so closely that none came out, either to combat or make offers of peace."
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
See, I have
'And Joanna paved Rahab the harlot alive... and she dwelleth in Israel even unto this day.'--JOSHUA vi. 25. This story comes in like an oasis in these terrible narratives of Canaanite extermination. There is much about it that is beautiful and striking, but the main thing is that it teaches the universality of God's mercy, and the great truth that trust in Him unites to Him and brings deliverance, how black soever may have been the previous life. I need not tell over again the story, told with such …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
He will give their kings into your hand, and you will wipe out their names from under heaven. No one will be able to stand up against you; you will destroy them.
Now the gates of Jericho were securely barred because of the Israelites. No one went out and no one came in.
March around the city once with all the armed men. Do this for six days.
Then the LORD said to Joshua, "Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged. Take the whole army with you, and go up and attack Ai. For I have delivered into your hands the king of Ai, his people, his city and his land.
the king of Jericho one the king of Ai (near Bethel) one
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