Then they erected over him a large pile of stones (it remains to this very day 1 ) and the Lord’s anger subsided. So that place is called the Valley of Disaster to this very day.
The day the Lord delivered the Amorites over to the Israelites, Joshua prayed to the Lord before Israel: 1 “O sun, stand still over Gibeon! O moon, over the Valley of Aijalon!”
The Lord handed them over to Israel and they struck them down and chased them all the way to Greater Sidon, 1 Misrephoth Maim, 2 and the Mizpah Valley to the east. They struck them down until no survivors remained.
from Mount Halak on up to Seir, as far as Baal Gad in the Lebanon Valley below Mount Hermon. He captured all their kings and executed them. 1
The men 1 who were chosen 2 took supplies 3 and their trumpets. Gideon 4 sent all the men of Israel back to their homes; 5 he kept only three hundred men. Now the Midianites 6 were camped down below 7 in the valley.
I proceeded through the Valley Gate by night, in the direction of the Well of the Dragons 1 and the Dung Gate, 2 inspecting 3 the walls of Jerusalem that had been breached and its gates that had been destroyed by fire.
Hanun and the residents of Zanoah worked on the Valley Gate. They rebuilt it and positioned its doors, its bolts, and its bars, in addition to working on fifteen hundred feet 1 of the wall as far as the Dung Gate.
They have also built places of worship 1 in a place called Topheth 2 in the Valley of Ben Hinnom so that they can sacrifice their sons and daughters by fire. That is something I never commanded them to do! Indeed, it never even entered my mind to command such a thing! 3
Say, ‘Mountains of Israel, 1 Hear the word of the sovereign Lord! 2 This is what the sovereign Lord says to the mountains and the hills, to the ravines and the valleys: I am bringing 3 a sword against you, and I will destroy your high places. 4
“Therefore prophesy concerning the land of Israel, and say to the mountains and hills, the ravines and valleys, ‘This is what the sovereign Lord says: Look, I have spoken in my zeal and in my anger, because you have endured the insults of the nations.
From there I will give back her vineyards to her, and turn the “Valley of Trouble” 1 into an “Opportunity 2 for Hope.” There she will sing as she did when she was young, 3 when 4 she came up from the land of Egypt.
Then I will gather all the nations, and bring them down to the valley of Jehoshaphat. 1 I will enter into judgment 2 against them there concerning my people Israel who are my inheritance, 3 whom they scattered among the nations. They partitioned my land,
Benaiah the Pirathonite, Hiddai from the wadis of Gaash,