Josh 10:1

10:1 Adoni-zedek. His name means “my Lord is righteous.” Compare the name of Melchizedek, who was king in Salem (or Jerusalem); see Gen. 14:18 note.

Jerusalem. This is the first time this form of the city’s name occurs in the Bible; in Gen. 14:18 it is referred to as “Salem.”

destruction. See notes 6:17, 18.

peace. See 9:15.