10:13 the sun stood still. The words describe what happened in everyday language that does not explain the nature of the miracle.
the Book of Jashar. A literary work now lost, possibly a celebration of the lives of Israelite heroes (2 Sam. 1:18). The quotation from the Book of Jashar may extend as far as the end of v. 15. The biblical writers often use written sources (Luke 1:1–4).