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20 So the people shouted, and they[a] blew on the trumpets. And when the people heard the sound of the trumpet, they raised a great shout, and the wall fell flat. The people charged, each one straight ahead into the city,[b] and they captured it. 21 And they utterly destroyed by the edge of the sword[c] all who were in the city, both men and women, young and old, ox, sheep, and donkey.

22 Then Joshua said to the two men who spied on the land, “Go to the prostitute’s house and bring out from there the woman and all who belong to her, just as you swore to her.”

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  1. Joshua 6:20 That is, the priests
  2. Joshua 6:20 Literally “The people went up, each before him”
  3. Joshua 6:21 Literally “by the mouth of the sword”