Special Sub-Topic: Joshua Jeopardy
|This tribe did not receive land on the east side of the river Jordan.
What is Judah?. Joshua 1:12-15. They desired this land because it was very fertile but in order to receive it they had to send their armed men over the Jordan river to help the rest of the tribes drive out the inhabitants of Canaan.
|This is what was used to hide the spies on Rahab's roof.|
What were stalks of flax?. Joshua 2:6 When the king of Jericho heard that the spies had been to Rahab's house he sent men looking for them. Rahab, who knew that the Israelites were going to conquer the land decided to side with the Israelites helped the spies to elude capture. Because of this she was spared the destruction of the city and she and her family were incorporated into the Israelite nation. Rahab is one of five women listed in Matthew's genealogy of Jesus. Tamar, Rahab, Ruth, Bathsheba and Mary.
|This is the place that the Israelites camped after crossing the Jordan River.|
What is Gilgal?. Joshua 4:19 When the Israelites crossed the Jordan river it was on dry ground, just like when they crossed the Red Sea. This was a sign to the Israelites that the Lord was with Joshua just as he had been with Moses. Shittim was where they crossed from, Jericho was the city they had to conquer first and Zaretan was a city which was farther north.
|This is the feast that the Israelites celebrated right after they crossed over the Jordan river.|
What is Passover?. Joshua 5:10 Before they could celebrate this feast they had to circumcise all of those who hadn't been circumcised while they wandered in the wilderness. OUCH! When they ate of the food of the promised land the manna ceased.
|This is the number of times that the Israelites marched around the walls of Jericho.|
What is 13?. Joshua 6:3-4 The priests were to carry trumpets of rams horns and go before the people. On the first six days they went around one time and were silent. On the seventh day they had to march around seven times and on the seventh time around were to give a shout of victory.
|This man caused a trespass to be committed in the accursed thing.|
Who was Achan?. Joshua 7:1. When Achan saw some silver, gold and some nice Babylonian duds he decided he wanted some. Unfortunately for him and the Israelites the Lord had decreed that everything in Jericho was to be destroyed. Because of this sin the Israelites lost the first battle against the tiny little town of Ai. After punishing Achan and his family (they were all stoned to death) the Israelites were able to conquer Ai.
|The inhabitants of this city tricked Joshua into making a treaty of peace with them.
What is Gibeon?. Joshua 9:3-15 These people were scared of the Israelites. They put on a charade to make the Israelites think that they were from a far away land. They put on old clothes, carried mouldy bread and dried up waterskins. Instead of inquiring of the Lord, Joshua believed them and made a treaty. When Joshua found out about the trickery he made them to be hewers of wood and drawers of water for the congregation.
|This man was the king of Jerusalem during the time of Joshua.|
Who was Adonizedec?. Joshua 10:1 When the king of Jerusalem saw the Ai had been conquered and that the Gibeonites had made a treaty with the Israelites he called all of his buddies to help him destroy the Gibeonites. Because of the treaty that Israel had with Gibeon the Israelites came to the rescue and defeated the armies that had come against Gibeon.
|This is the only tribe in Israel not to receive an inheritance of land.|
What is Levi?. Joshua 13:33 The tribe of Levi was given the duties for the tabernacle. The Lord was their inheritance.
|This is where the tabernacle was assembled by the children of Israel.|
What is Shiloh?. Joshua 18:1 Once they finished subduing the land the Israelites gathered together at Shiloh and assembled the tabernacle and worshipped there. The tabernacle remained there for many years until the time of Samuel.
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