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The biblical account is a little confusing when it comes to the age and status of Joshua. For example, the Book of Numbers identifies Joshua in quick succession as the young man and servant of Moses, then as a ruler of the tribe of Ephraim. In any event, his early appearance in the Exodus means he must have been a relatively old man by the time he led the Israelites across the Jordan. To have achieved all that he is credited with, he must have remained a strong and active leader until his death at the age of 110 years.

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Q: How old was Joshua when he led the Israelites across the Jordan River?
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Who led the Israelites across the The Red Sea andThe Jordan River?

According to the Bible, Joshua led the Israelites across the River Jordan.

Which rive did Joshua and Israel cross to get into canaan?

Joshua and the Israelites crossed the Jordan River to enter Canaan. God miraculously stopped the river's flow to allow them to pass safely.

Whom did God appoint to be the leader of Israel after Moses?

Joshua was the leader of the Israelites after the death of Moses. It was him that led them across the Jordan River into the promised land (Canaan.)

How did the Israelites and Joshua cross the Jordan River?

According to Joshua chapter 3, the Jordan was in flood because it was the time of the harvest. The priests set down the Ark of the Covenant at the brim of the water. The Jordan stooped flowing and the Israelites crossed over the dry river bed. Then Joshua asked the men to take 12 stones from the dry river bed and place them where they would camp.

Who was commissioned to lead god's people into canaan?

Joshua was commissioned to lead God's people into Canaan after the death of Moses. God instructed Joshua to be strong and courageous, promising to be with him just as He was with Moses. Joshua successfully led the Israelites across the Jordan River and into the Promised Land.

What biblical evidence is there of the Jordan River stopping?

AnswerAccording to Joshua chapter 3, the Jordan River was stopped, to allow the Israelites to cross. There is no extra-biblical evidence of this miraculous event.

What river did the israelites cross on dry ground?

The Jordan River (see Joshua 3-4). They crossed the Red Sea in Exodus.

How wide was the Jordan river where Joshua led the people across?

The Bible does not explicitly mention the width of the Jordan River at that point. Currently the Jordan River is rather weak, but at that time, several meters wide.

What part of the promised Land did Joshua capture?

God told Moses to prepare a young Hebrew, Joshua, to assume the leadership of the Israelites upon Moses' death. Forty years later, the Israelites were camped on the eastern side of the Dead Sea when Moses died. God told Joshua it was time to lead the people across the Jordan River into the Promised Land. In the Hebrew Bible, the "Land of Canaan" extends from Lebanon southward across Gaza to the "Brook of Egypt" and eastward to the Jordan River Valley, thus including modern Israel and the Palestinian Territories. The Lord helped Joshua lead the Hebrew people into the Promised Land. When they entered this land, the Israelites had to cross the Jordan River. At God's command, Joshua told the priests to take the Ark of the Covenant into the river. A great battle with the people of the land of Canaan took place by the city of Gabaon. The Israelites defeated their enemies and put them to flight while God rained stones from heaven on those who were fleeing, so that more perished from the stones than from the swords of the Israelites. The day was coming to an end, but the Israelites had not yet routed their enemies. Joshua then prayed to God and cried out aloud before the people, "Sun, stand still, and moon, do not move..." And the sun did stand still, and night did not come until the Israelites had defeated their enemies.

How many israelites crossed the Jordan river with Joshua?

According to our tradition, it was 600,000 men, plus women and children, for a total of at least two million people.

How long did Israel stay in Shittim before crossing the Jordan River?

The Israelites stayed in Shittim for several days before they crossed the Jordan River, as mentioned in the Bible in Joshua 3:1.

What is the difference between moses crossing the red sea and Joshua crossing the Jordan river?

Moses crossing the Red Sea was a miraculous event where God parted the waters for the Israelites to pass through on dry land, while Joshua crossing the Jordan River involved the priests carrying the Ark of the Covenant to stop the flow of the river, allowing the Israelites to cross on dry ground. The crossings symbolize God's power and presence with the Israelites in their journey to the Promised Land.