Scripture History; Simply Arranged for the Use of Jewish Schools

Scripture History; Simply Arranged for the Use of Jewish Schools

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1867 edition. Excerpt: ...the sun and moon to stand still, and they remained stationary one day. Q. What did Jabin, king of Hazor, when he heard of the conquests of Joshua. A. He assembled many of the other kings of the land to fight against Israel, and they encamped at the water of Merom, where Joshua attacked and completly defeated them. Q. How many kings did the Israelites conquer? A. Thirty-one. Q. After this, what did God command Joshua to do? A. To divide the land by lot among the nine and a half tribes Q. "Why was it not divided among the twelve tribes? A. Because Moses had given two and a half tribes their inheritance on the other side of Jordan. Q. To what tribe was no inheritance given? A. To the tribe of Levi; for they were the priests, and dwelt in their appointed cities. Q. Where did the Israelites first set up the appointed tent ia Canaan? A. At Shiloh. Q. When did the two and a half tribes return to the land of their possession on the other side of Jordan? A. When their brethren, whom they had till now assisted, were settled in their land, and on their return they built an altar, and when the children of Israel heard of it, they assembled at Shiloh, to go up to war against them, because they thought the altar had been built that they might rebel against God. Q. What explanation did the two and a half tribes give for the erection of the altar? A. That it might be a witness in time to come, that they, although separated by the Jordan from the other tribes of Israel, had an equal right to join with them in doing the service of the Eternal, and on hearing this account, the people were pleased and desisted from going to battle. Q. What did Joshua just before his death? A. He assembled the people at Shechem, and after having exhorted them not to intermarry...show more

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  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236565037
  • 9781236565037