11:4 These kings came out with their armies; they were as numerous as the sand on the seashore and had a large number of horses and chariots. 1
17:16 The descendants of Joseph said, “The whole hill country 2 is inadequate for us, and the Canaanites living down in the valley in Beth Shean and its surrounding towns and in the Valley of Jezreel have chariots with iron-rimmed wheels.” 3
17:18 The whole hill country 4 will be yours; though it is a forest, you can clear it and it will be entirely yours. 5 You can conquer the Canaanites, though they have chariots with iron-rimmed wheels and are strong.”
24:6 When I brought your fathers out of Egypt, you arrived at the sea. The Egyptians chased your fathers with chariots and horsemen to the Red Sea.
1 tn Heb “They and all their camps with them came out, a people as numerous as the sand which is on the edge of the sea in multitude, and [with] horses and chariots very numerous.”
3 tn Heb “and there are iron chariots among all the Canaanites who live in the land of the valley, to those who are in Beth Shean and its daughters and to those who are in the Valley of Jezreel.” Regarding the translation “chariots with iron-rimmed wheels” see Y. Yadin, The Art of Warfare in Biblical Lands, 255 and R. Drews, “The ‘Chariots of Iron’ of Joshua and Judges,” JSOT 45 (1989): 15-23.
5 tn Heb “and its limits will be yours.”