12 ¶ Then spake Joshua to the Lord, in the day when the Lord gave the Amorites before the children of Israel, and he said in the sight of Israel, (A)Sun, stay thou in Gibeon, and thou Moon, in the valley of Aijalon.

13 And the Sun abode, and the moon stood still, until the people avenged themselves upon their enemies: (is not this written in the book of [a]Jasher?) so the Sun abode in the midst of the heaven, and hasted not to go down for a whole day.

14 And there was no day like that before it, nor after it, that the Lord heard the voice of a man: for the Lord [b]fought for Israel.

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Footnotes

  1. Joshua 10:13 Some read the book of the righteous, meaning Moses: the Chaldea text readeth in the book of the Law, but it is like that it was a book thus named, which is now lost.
  2. Joshua 10:14 By taking away the enemies’ hearts and destroying them with hail stones.

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