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12 That day the Lord allowed the Israelites to defeat the Amorites. And that day Joshua stood before all the people of Israel and said to the Lord:

“Sun, stand still over Gibeon.
    Moon, stand still over the Valley of Aijalon.”
13 So the sun stood still.
    And the moon stopped
    until the people defeated their enemies.

These words are written in the Book of Jashar.

The sun stopped in the middle of the sky. It waited to go down for a full day. 14 That has never happened at any time before that day or since. That was the day the Lord listened to a man. Truly the Lord was fighting for Israel!

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