They will make war with the Lamb, but the Lamb will conquer them, because he is Lord of lords and King of kings, and those accompanying 1 the Lamb are the called, chosen, and faithful.”
Understand today that the Lord your God who goes before you is a devouring fire; he will defeat and subdue them before you. You will dispossess and destroy them quickly just as he 1 has told you.
In the spring, at the time when kings normally conduct wars, 1 Joab led the army into battle and devastated the land of the Ammonites. He went and besieged Rabbah, while David stayed in Jerusalem. Joab defeated Rabbah and tore it down.
He launched a military campaign 1 against the king of the Ammonites and defeated them. That year the Ammonites paid him 100 talents 2 of silver, 10,000 kors 3 of wheat, and 10,000 kors 4 of barley. The Ammonites also paid this same amount of annual tribute the next two years. 5
Then they attacked En Mishpat (that is, Kadesh) again, 1 and they conquered all the territory of the Amalekites, as well as the Amorites who were living in Hazazon Tamar.
I will indeed bless you, 1 and I will greatly multiply 2 your descendants 3 so that they will be as countless as the stars in the sky or the grains of sand on the seashore. Your descendants will take possession 4 of the strongholds 5 of their enemies.
Judah, 1 your brothers will praise you. Your hand will be on the neck of your enemies, your father’s sons will bow down before you.
the land that the Lord subdued 1 before the community of Israel, is ideal for cattle, and your servants have cattle.”
Now the Egyptians were burying all their firstborn, whom the Lord had killed among them; the Lord also executed judgments on their gods.
The Lord your God will give them over to you; he will throw them into a great panic 1 until they are destroyed.
The Lord told Joshua, “See, I am about to defeat Jericho for you, 1 along with its king and its warriors.
“The Lord drove out from before you great and mighty nations; no one has been able to resist you 1 to this very day.
He struck them down and defeated them. 1 Then he went down and lived for a time in the cave in the cliff of Etam.
Ten thousand men, well-trained soldiers from all Israel, then made a frontal assault against Gibeah – the battle was fierce. 1 But the Benjaminites did not realize that disaster was at their doorstep. 2