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Joshua 24:4-7

24:4 and to Isaac I gave Jacob and Esau. To Esau I assigned Mount Seir, 1  while Jacob and his sons went down to Egypt. 24:5 I sent Moses and Aaron, and I struck Egypt down when I intervened in their land. 2  Then I brought you out. 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. 24:7 Your fathers 3  cried out for help to the Lord; he made the area between you and the Egyptians dark, 4  and then drowned them in the sea. 5  You witnessed with your very own eyes 6  what I did in Egypt. You lived in the wilderness for a long time. 7 

1 tn Heb “I gave to Esau Mount Seir to possess it.”

2 tn Heb “by that which I did in its midst.”

3 tn Heb “they”; the referent (the fathers) has been specified in the translation for clarity (see the previous verse).

4 tn Or “put darkness between you and the Egyptians.”

5 tn Heb “and he brought over them the sea and covered them.”

6 tn Heb “your eyes saw.”

7 tn Heb “many days.”

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