11 When we heard of it, our hearts melted in fear(A) and everyone’s courage failed(B) because of you,(C) for the Lord your God(D) is God in heaven above and on the earth(E) below.

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Now when all the Amorite kings west of the Jordan and all the Canaanite kings along the coast(A) heard how the Lord had dried up the Jordan before the Israelites until they[a] had crossed over, their hearts melted in fear(B) and they no longer had the courage to face the Israelites.

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  1. Joshua 5:1 Another textual tradition we

who killed about thirty-six(A) of them. They chased the Israelites from the city gate as far as the stone quarries and struck them down on the slopes. At this the hearts of the people melted in fear(B) and became like water.

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