Bible: Joshua 5:13-15

Israel Conquers Jericho

5:13 When Joshua was near 1  Jericho, 2  he looked up and saw a man standing in front of him holding a drawn sword. 3  Joshua approached him and asked him, “Are you on our side or allied with our enemies? 4  5:14 He answered, 5 Truly I am the commander of the Lord’s army. 6  Now I have arrived!” 7  Joshua bowed down with his face to the ground 8  and asked, “What does my master want to say to his servant? 5:15 The commander of the Lord’s army answered Joshua, “Remove your sandals from your feet, because the place where you stand is holy.” Joshua did so.

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