The Book of Jasher
|XCI:1 At that time, after the death of Joshua, the children of the Canaanites were still in the
land, and the Israelites resolved to drive them out.
XC1:2 And the children of Israel asked of Yehuveh, saying, Who shall first go up for us to the
Canaanites to fight against them? And Yehuveh said, Judah shall go up.
XC1:3 And the children of Judah said to Simeon, Go up with us into our lot, and we will fight
against the Canaanites and we likewise will go up with you, in your lot, so the children of
Simeon went with the children of Judah.
XC1:4 And the children of Judah went up and fought against the Canaanites, so Yehuveh
delivered the Canaanites into the hands of the children of Judah, and they smote them
in Bezek, ten thousand men.
XC1:5 And they fought with Adoni-bezek in Bezek, and he fled from before them, and they
pursued him and caught him, and they took hold of him and cut off his thumbs and great
XC1:6 And Adoni-bekez said, Three score and ten kings having their thumbs and great toes cut
off, gathered their meat under my table, as I have done, so Elohim has requited me, and
they brought him to Jerusalem and he died there.
XC1:7 And the children of Simeon went with the children of Judah, and they smote the
Canaanites with the edge of the sword.
XC1:8 And Yehuveh was with the children of Judah, and they possessed the mountain, and
the children of Joseph went up to Bethel, the same is Luz, and Yehuveh was with them.
XC1:9 And the children of Joseph spied out Bethel, and the watchmen saw a man going forth
from the city, and they caught him and said unto him, Show us now the entrance of the
city and we will show kindness to thee.
XC1:10 And that man showed them the entrance of the city, and the children of Joseph came
and smote the city with the edge of the sword.
Commentary on Jasher XCI:1 (13 October 2009):
Originally Written: 13 October 2009
Latest Update: 13 October 2009
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