Understanding the Scriptures
|Slack not thy hand from thy servants (v. 6)||Do not turn away from helping us.|
|Men of valour (v. 7)||Trained soldiers or warriors|
|Stones (v. 11)||Hail|
|Hasted not (v. 13)||Was not quick|
|Keep (v. 18)||Guard|
|Smite the hindmost of them (v. 19)||Attack them from behind|
|Suffer (v. 19)||Allow|
|Fenced cities (v. 20)||Cities with strong walls|
|Moved his tongue (v. 21)||Spoke|
|Dismayed (v. 25)||Discouraged|
|Remain, remaining (vv. 28, 30, 33, 37, 39–40)||Stay alive|
Studying the Scriptures
Do activities A and B as you study Joshua 10.
Extra Help from the Lord
What two extraordinary acts did the Lord cause to help the Israelites battle their enemies?
What help do we have today to withstand temptations and wickedness? (You may want to read 1 Nephi 14:12–14 for some ideas.)
Liken the Scriptures to Yourself
Read Joshua 10:24–25 and compare what you read to what the Lord said in 1 Corinthians 15:21–26; Doctrine and Covenants 76:58–62, 101–6; 103:5–8. Describe what Joshua told the captains to do and how it is a symbol of what Jesus will do for His people.
How can we prepare ourselves to be worthy of the Lord’s help and protection?