The Levites took down the ark of the Lord and the chest that was with it, which contained the gold objects. They placed them near the big stone. At that time the people of Beth Shemesh offered burnt offerings and made sacrifices to the Lord.
But the Lord
For the battle with Israel the Philistines had amassed 3,000
So Joab’s men
Ben Hadad accepted King Asa’s offer and ordered his army commanders to attack the cities of Israel.
But Amaziah would not heed the warning,
Now the troops Amaziah had dismissed and had not allowed to fight in the battle
The Philistines had raided the cities of Judah in the lowlands
Nehemiah son of Azbuk, head of a half-district of Beth Zur, worked after him as far as the tombs of David and the artificial pool and the House of the Warriors.
The roar of battle will rise against your people; all your fortresses will be devastated, just as Shalman devastated
They are joined by
The cart was coming to the field of Joshua, who was from Beth Shemesh. It paused there near a big stone. Then they cut up the wood of the cart and offered the cows as a burnt offering to the Lord.
He said, “Capture them alive!” So they captured them alive and then executed all forty-two of them in the cistern at Beth Eked. He left no survivors.
“Run for safety, people of Benjamin! Get out of Jerusalem!
Although you, O Israel, commit adultery, do not let Judah become guilty! Do not journey to Gilgal! Do not go up to Beth Aven!
I will break the bar
As they fled from Israel on the slope leading down from
It then turned on the west side southward from the hill near Beth Horon on the south and extended to Kiriath Baal (that is, Kiriath Jearim), a city belonging to the tribe