Moses said to Joshua,(A) “Select some men for us and go fight against Amalek. Tomorrow I will stand on the hilltop with God’s staff in my hand.”

10 Joshua did as Moses had told him, and fought against Amalek, while Moses, Aaron, and Hur went up to the top of the hill. 11 While Moses held up his hand,[a] Israel prevailed, but whenever he put his hand[b] down, Amalek prevailed.(B) 12 When Moses’ hands grew heavy, they took a stone and put it under him, and he sat down on it. Then Aaron and Hur supported his hands, one on one side and one on the other so that his hands remained steady until the sun went down. 13 So Joshua defeated Amalek and his army[c] with the sword.

14 The Lord then said to Moses, “Write this down on a scroll as a reminder and recite it to Joshua: I will completely blot out the memory of Amalek under heaven.”(C)

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Footnotes

  1. Exodus 17:11 Sam, LXX, Syr, Tg, Vg read hands
  2. Exodus 17:11 Sam, LXX, Syr, Tg, Vg read hands
  3. Exodus 17:13 Or people

13 So Moses arose with his assistant Joshua and went up the mountain of God.(A)

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