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Textphrase

Comment

Keywords

Bible

DateAdded

Text

Jos:001:003

Promised to Moses

The promise about the 'foot touching' was made to Abe, and apparently ALSO made to Moses in DT 11.24

OTNOT

HebIntr

2003-07-21

Jos 1.3

Jos:001:005

All the days of your life

opposition, but not constant

gap

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 1.5

Jos:002:001

Spies

Trusting God allows spies and secrecy in praxis (war)

War ethics

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 2.1

Jos:002:001

Spies

Trusting God allows spies and secrecy in praxis (war)

Faith

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 2.1

Jos:002:010

We heard

Did someone from egypt spread the news?

Infoflow

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 2.10

Jos:002:013

My father and mother

Prostitute or inn-keeper (or both)--such care for family?

Family

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 2.13

Jos:002:020

If

Conditional oath

Covenant

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 2.20

Jos:002:024

Surely the Lord has given

This time the spies' report was good (unlike Ex)


HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 2.24

Jos:004:007

Stones mean

Physical momentos for pedagogy

Transmission

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 4.7

Jos:004:007

Forever

Olam-- will these stones survive the Conflagration?

Olam

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 4.7

Jos:005:001

When the kings heard

Information channels, international

infoflow

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 5.1

Jos:005:005

Not circumcised

How did God let them ignore this most basic of obligations?! Unlike Moses!

Grace

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 5.5

Jos:005:007

Joshua circumcised

Joshua himself probably didnt do all these--!`

Idiom

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 5.7

Jos:005:012

Stopped the manna

Natural means as God's preferred method!

Miracles

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 5.12

Jos:005:015

Take off sandal

Joshua as 2nd moses? (as jesus)

Messiah

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 5.15

Jos:006:010

No shout

Includes no taunting or derision


ESV

2004-01-17

Jos 6.10

Jos:006:019

All the metals into Lord's treasury

Why—was this another first-fruit of the land?


HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 6.19

Jos:006:027

Spread the fame

How was this done? Survivors, probably. (hyperbole?)

Idiom

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 6.27

Jos:006:027

Spread the fame

How was this done? Survivors, probably. (hyperbole?)

infoflow

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 6.27

Jos:007:001

Israel guilty for Achan's tresspass

Israel KNEW about Achan's actions, yet didnt take God seriously enough to do something about it?!

Community

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 7.1

Jos:007:003

Not all

Faith, but sized the army to the task

Faith

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 7.3

Jos:007:003

Not all

Faith, but sized the army to the task

Stewardship

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 7.3

Jos:007:005

Melted hearts

The consequences of sin affected group morale

Consequences

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 7.5

Jos:007:006

Elders

The leaders were upset too, not just Josha (but how many of the leaders knew of the sin, but didnt take the command seriously?)

Community

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 7.6

Jos:007:006

Hearts melted

Like God did to Jericho! -- no partiality!

Fairness

NRSV

2004-01-17

Jos 7.6

Jos:007:007

To destroy us

He REALLY felt betrayed by God! (no benefit of doubt!)

Faith

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 7.7

Jos:007:009

They will hear

International information flow

Infoflow

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 7.9

Jos:007:009

They will hear

Enemy will be emboldened—the way more difficult

Consequences

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 7.9

Jos:007:010

Stand up

It was that simple of an issue-Joshua should have known!

Heart

CJB

2004-01-17

Jos 7.10

Jos:007:011

Sinned, violated, took, stole, lied, kept

This act had multiple transgressions in it, including covenant violation.

Sin

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 7.11

Jos:007:013

Cannot stand

Must weed out overt, large-scale sin before blessing of victory

Sanctification

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 7.13

Jos:007:016

Disgraceful

This was a more serious act than is commonly assumed

Community

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 7.16

Jos:007:024

His tent

Everything he had was polluted—everything that came in contact with the diseased item

Sin

NRSV

2004-01-17

Jos 7.24

Jos:007:025

You brought disaster

Bless them that bless; curse that curse (even insiders!)

Talion

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 7.25

Jos:007:025

You brought disaster

They blamed the cause, not the Lord

Accountability

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 7.25

Jos:008:001

I have delivered

Forgone conclusion: future in past tense!

Providence

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 8.1

Jos:008:002

Ambush

Deception in wartime, still in faith

Faith

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 8.2

Jos:008:002

Ambush

Deception in wartime, still in faith

War ethics

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 8.2

Jos:008:002

Except

After the firstfruits of Jericho, they could enjoy some of the spoils—timing

gap

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 8.2

Jos:008:003

Thirty-thousand

Probably chosen for internal PR reasons—so the people would see firsthand the effects of obedience

Pedagogy

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 8.3

Jos:008:019

Held out hand

A signal, not a magic gesture!

Magic

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 8.19

Jos:008:028

Desolate place

Like Achan's tomb – a devoted thing too?

Olam

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 8.28

Jos:008:029

Hung until evening

Applied Deut law to pagan? Curse? Like Jesus?

Curse

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 8.29

Jos:008:031

Written in book

Early reference to written torah

OTNOT

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 8.31

Jos:008:032

Writing law on stones

Early reference to written torah

Literacy

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 8.32

Jos:008:032

Writing law on stones

Public use of writing (and how much was written?)

Literacy

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 8.32

Jos:008:034

Read all to all

No excuse, everyone heard

Accountability

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 8.24

Jos:008:034

Read all to all

Early reference to written torah

Literacy

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 8.24

Jos:009:002

Came together to make war

They knew Israel had a weakness now—instead of fleeing, they forgot the negative data

Consequences

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 9.2

Jos:009:002

One force

Echad = composite unity here?

Trinity

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 9.2

Jos:009:004

Donkeys et al

Very, very elaborate ruse—desperation

War ethics

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 9.4

Jos:009:010

We heard

International information flow

infoflow

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 9.10

Jos:009:014

Did not inquire

Judged by appearances only; maybe assumed too obvious to 'need god'...

Discernment

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 9.14

Jos:009:016

When they heard

How did they learn this?

infoflow

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 9.16

Jos:009:017

Cities

Multiple cities banded together for this—they discussed and planned this, in fear

International

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 9.17

Jos:009:018

Not attacked

Oath held even under fraud? (probably shouldnt have? But preventable by Inquiry, thus the deception was part Israel's fault)

Legal

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 9.18

Jos:009:023

Cursed

Cursed, but still in the covenant and still alive—didnt negate relationship

Crimes

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 9.23

Jos:009:023

For house of my God

He must have established a victory altar/shrine there? (1 Kings 3.4). Later the tabernacle was there.

Authenticity

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 9.23

Jos:009:024

Gave the land

They knew the content of the Palestinian covenant!!!

infoflow

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 9.24

Jos:010:008

I gave them

God honored their faithfulness to the Gibeonite oath

Grace

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 10.8

Jos:010:014

Never like this

But God answered other astro-geo prayers (e.g. Hezy)

Miracles

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 10.14

Jos:010:024

Feet on neck

Used a very visual/symbolic action

Transmission

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 10.24

Jos:010:026

Hung

Sign of disgrace

Values

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 10.26

Jos:010:028

Killed all

But many had already fled, probably, after hearing the reports from the survivors of v.20

War ethics

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 10.28

Jos:010:042

One campaign

Achad = composite unity here

Trinity

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 10.42

Jos:011:020

Hardened hearts

Like Pharaoh, but unlike Gibeon—varied by situation (and probably by type of sin)

Sovereignty

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 11.20

Jos:013:001

Large areas of land

Did they stop somewhere, that this didnt get done?

Disobedience

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 13.1

Jos:013:006

Allocate

Take a step of faith, based on past performance!

Faith

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 13.6

Jos:013:014

As promised

Reference to prior-OT, Deut 18.1f

OTNOT

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 13.14

Jos:013:014

Inheritance

They got an inheritance, but not in land (source of provision, as the land would have been)

Blessings

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 13.14

Jos:013:033

God as inheritance

God was their inheritance, not just the sacrificial food. Implies a special relationship and blessings, due to the constant focus on the divine ('heart in perfect peace, who mind is stayed on these'--Isaiah)

Sanctification

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 13.33

Jos:014:001

Alloted

Not just Joshua did the alloting: included Eleazar and elders

Community

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 14.1

Jos:014:004

Levitical cities

God didnt leave them TOTALLY at the mercy of the donations of a mixed-heart Israel! (provision for failure—like sacrifice)

Provision

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 14.4

Jos:014:008

Made heart melt

Like God did to their enemies sometimes

Sovereignty

NASB

2004-01-17

Jos 14.8

Jos:014:009

Forever

Olam-- Caleb's landgrant to forever and ever? (I doubt it; new heavens and earth?)

olam

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 14.9

Jos:014:010

Just as strong

No effect on him, from the disobedience of the group (no community effects)? But there were SOME effects (e.g., he had to fight instead of enjoy the land), but not much on the end-result.

Providence

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 14.10

Jos:014:010

45 years

Land grant DURING the war (5 years into it?)

Chronology

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 14.10

Jos:014:014

Kennizzite

Caleb was part Edomite (if not ALL edomite) and still represented Judah in the OT!

Inclusiveness

NASB

2004-01-17

Jos 14.14

Jos:015:017

Brother

A marriage of first cousins was not incest

Incest

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 15.17

Jos:016:010

Living in forced labor

We think we have something bad under our control, but its effects and interactions can still be pervasive, subtle, and overpowering...like these Canaanites

Sin

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 16.10

Jos:017:014

Only one allotment

They wanted a bigger blessing, but didnt have the faith to justify it! No mention of Lord in this; the only factors were their strength and the Canaanites'

Faith

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 17.14

Jos:018:004

They will write

These surveyors could write

Literacy

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 18.4

Jos:018:007

Service as inheritance

Now their inheritance is described as the priestly SERVICE (not just sacrifices)

Service

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 18.7

Jos:018:009

Scroll

Writing instruments

Literacy

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 18.9

Jos:018:010

Presence of the Lord

Tabernacle was there

Trinity

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 18.10

Jos:019:009

Too much for them, so

Flexibility in the results of the lot! Openness? (like 'pray that flight not be on Sabbath'?)

Openness

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 19.9

Jos:019:047

Danites

They gave up?

Disobedience

HebIntr

2004-01-17


Jos:019:047

Danites

Later story inserted (editorial?)

Transmission

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 19.47

Jos:019:047

Danites

Later story inserted (editorial?)

OTNOT

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 19.47

Jos:019:051

In the presence of God

The sobering context of You

Trinity

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 19.51

Jos:020:004

Give a place

They have spare/public housing for this?

Provision

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 20.4

Jos:020:006

Until death of high priest

Did this empty the CORs? Substitutionary atonement? Just for bloodguilt?

Substitution

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 20.6

Jos:020:009

For the alien

COR's were for aliens too!!!

Grace

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 20.9

Jos:021:004

Kohathites

No more need for the Tabernacle movers? Assumption of permanence? Or just a place to live, with on-call duty?

Lawchange

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 21.4

Jos:021:044

No man stand

When they marched in faith, that is! cf. Ai!

Provision

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 21.44

Jos:022:003

Not deserted

Helping others, even when blessing is at the door

Community

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 22.3

Jos:022:005

law/commandments

Mitzvoth and torah

Torah

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 22.5

Jos:022:008

Divide plunder

They took some plunder of the land back across the Jordan

Blessings

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 22.8

Jos:022:008

Divide plunder

Some of them stayed at home—not all went across to fight (but it was okay)

Idiom

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 22.8

Jos:022:011

When they heard

Messengers?

infoflow

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 22.11

Jos:022:013

Phineas

They didnt send Joshua—but Phineas and the elders (phineas role in Baal Peor important?)


HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 22.13

Jos:022:017

Not cleansed

Still consequences of Peor, in spite of Phineas' atonement judgment? Didnt really change their spirit...

Sanctification

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 22.17

Jos:022:018

Whole community

solidarity—sin of one affects all (used the model of Achan)

Community

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 22.18

Jos:022:020

Whole community

solidarity—sin of one affects all (used the model of Achan)

OTNOT

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 22.20

Jos:022:022

God will know

God the heart-knower

Heart

CJB

2004-01-17

Jos 22.22

Jos:022:025

Stop us from worship

Why did they fear this? Exclusivist spirit known?

Sin

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 22.25

Jos:022:031

We know God is among us

integrity/unity as proof of God's presence!

Sanctification

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 22.31

Jos:023:005

Push out

Expulsion, not extermination


HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 23.5

Jos:023:009

One man routs a thousand

Quote from Deut 32.30 (song!)

OTNOT

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 23.9

Jos:023:011

To love

Call to pay attention to heart

Heart

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 23.11

Jos:023:014

Know with all your heart

Obvious-not a shadow of a doubt

Evidence

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 23.14

Jos:023:015

Just as...

Conditional future—their choice

Voltion

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 23.15

Jos:024:-23

Yield your heart

Call to radical relationship with God

Heart

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 24.23

Jos:024:001

All the people

Means 'all the officials' here

Idiom

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 24.1

Jos:024:002

Terah served gods

He knew the history and its questionable past (fact of idolatry not in OT)

Transmission

NRSV

2004-01-17

Jos 24.23

Jos:024:002

Thus says the Lord

Prophetic role

Prophet

NRSV

2004-01-17

Jos 24.23

Jos:024:004

Gifts to Esau

Gifts to the non-elect...

Election

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 24.4

Jos:024:008

They fought

Opposition, within Sovereignty and providence

gap

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 24.8

Jos:024:010

Would not listen

Not all prayers are answered YES—esp bad ones!

Prayer

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 24.10

Jos:024:013

Not toiled

So the gift would be seen as such—as grace, and not as something earned!

Pedagogy

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 24.13

Jos:024:014

Throw away gods

They still had idols and deities?!

Sin

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 24.14

Jos:024:014

Throw away gods

They still had idols and deities?!

Grace

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 24.14

Jos:024:014

Service in sincerity and truth

Sounds like John 4 “in spirit and truth” to me!

OTNNT

NASB

2004-01-17

Jos 24.14

Jos:024:015

Choose

Offered them a choice between two idolatrous pagan pantheons! Using rebuke form ('you are obviously idol worshippers, so...')

Idiom

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 24.15

Jos:024:015

Choose

Knew the difference between the pantheons!

infoflow

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 24.15

Jos:024:023

Throw away gods

Second mention – emphasis

Sin

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 24.23

Jos:024:026

recorded...in torah

He added to the Book of the Torah of God

OTNOT

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 24.26

Jos:024:026

recorded...in torah

He added to the Book of the Torah of God

lawchange

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 24.26

Jos:024:026

recorded...in torah

He added to the Book of the Torah of God

Literacy

HebIntr

2004-01-17

Jos 24.26

Jos:024:032

Buried in purchased lot

They kept records of the location, price, and parties of this purchase!

Transmission

NIV

2004-1-17

Jos 24.32

Jos:024:032

Buried in purchased lot

They kept records of the location, price, and parties of this purchase!

OTNOT

NIV

2004-1-17

Jos 24.32

Jos:024:032

Buried in purchased lot

They kept records of the location, price, and parties of this purchase!

Records

NIV

2004-1-17

Jos 24.32