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3.1 Textual History of Joshua
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Part of 3 Joshua

3.1.1 Introduction

The book of Joshua describes the conquest of the land west of the river Jordan (Joshua 1–12), its allotment to the nine-and-a-half tribes that had not received their territories (Joshua 13–21), and concludes with three chapters dealing with the themes of loyalty and allegiance (Joshua 22–24). The book is a direct continuation of Deuteronomy, both in narrative se…

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Michaël van der Meer, “3.1 Textual History of Joshua”, in: Textual History of the Bible, General Editor Armin Lange. Consulted online on 28 March 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2452-4107_thb_COM_0003010000>
First published online: 2016
First print edition: 20161101

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