JOSHUA




Chapter 1

The Lord appoints Joshua to succeed Moses (1:1-2)
The borders of the promised land (1:3-4)
God promises to assist Joshua (1:5-6)
God gives Joshua instructions (1:7-9)
Joshua prepares the people to pass over Jordan (1:10-11)
Joshua reminds the two and a half tribes of their promise to Moses (1:12-15)
The tribes pledge allegiance (1:16-18)


Chapter 2

Two spies are sent from Shittim and Rahab aids them (2:1-7)
They make a covenant with Rahab (2:8-22)
They return to Joshua and relate their experience (2:23-24)


Chapter 3

Joshua comes to Jordan (3:1-2)
The officers instruct the people (3:3-6)
The Lord encourages Joshua (3:7-8)
Joshua encourages the people (3:9-13)
The waters of Jordan are divided (3:14-17)


Chapter 4

Twelve men are appointed to take twelve stones out of Jordan for a memorial (4:1-8)
Twelve stones are set up in the midst of Jordan (4:9)
The people pass over (4:10-13)
God magnifies Joshua (4:14-18)
The twelve stones are set up in Gilgal (4:19-24)


Chapter 5

The Canaanites are afraid (5:1)
Joshua renews circumcision (5:2-9)
The passover is kept at Gilgal (5:10-11)
Manna ceases (5:12)
An angel appears to Joshua (5:13-15)


Chapter 6

Jericho is surrounded (6:1)
God instructs Joshua how to besiege it (6:2-11)
The people march around the city (6:12-16)
What shall be kept and who will die in Jericho's destruction (6:17-19)
The walls fall down (6:20-22)
Rahab is saved according to the spies' promise (6:23-25)
The rebuilder of Jericho is cursed (6:26-27)


Chapter 7

The Israelites are defeated at Ai (7:1-5)
Joshua's complaint (7:6-9)
God instructs Joshua (7:10-15)
Achan is taken by lot (7:16-18)
Achan's confession (7:19-21)
Achan and all his possessions are destroyed in the valley of Achor (7:22-26)


Chapter 8

God encourages Joshua (8:1-2)
The strataged whereby Ai was taken (8:3-28)
The king of Ai is hanged (8:29)
Joshua builds an altar (8:30-31)
Joshua writes the law on stones (8:32)
Joshua reads the laws and blessings and cursings (8:33-35)


Chapter 9

The kings combine against Israel (9:1-2)
The Gibeonites obtain a treaty through deception (9:3-21)
They are condemned to perpetual bondage (9:22-27)


Chapter 10

Five kings war against Gibeon (10:1-5)
Joshua goes to the rescue (10:6-9)
God fights against the Amorites with hailstones (10:10-11)
The sun and moon stand still at the word of Joshua (10:12-14)
The five kings hide in a cave (10:15-21)
They are brought forth, and humbled before the people (10:22-25)
And hanged (10:26-27)
Seven kings more are conquered (10:28-42)
Joshua returns to Gilgal (10:43)


Chapter 11

The enemy kings are overcome at the waters of Merom (11:1-9)
Hazor is taken and burned (11:10-15)
All the country taken by Joshua (11:16-20)
The Anakims are slain (11:21-23)


Chapter 12

The kingdoms of Sihon and Og beyond Jordan (12:1-6)
Thirty-one kings beyond Jordan defeated by Joshua (12:7-24)


Chapter 13

The bounds of the land not yet conquered (13:1-6)
The inheritance beyond Jordan of the two tribes and a half (13:7-13)
The Lord's sacrifices are the inheritance of Levi (13:14)
The bounds of the inheritance of Reuben (13:15-21)
Balaam slain (13:22-23)
The bounds of the inheritance of Gad (13:24-28)
And of the half tribe of Manasseh (13:29-33)


Chapter 14

The nine tribes and a half are to have their inheritance by lot (14:1-5)
Caleb obtains Hebron (14:6-15)


Chapter 15

The borders of Judah's portion (15:1-15)
Othniel takes Kirjath-sepher and marries Achsah, Caleb's daughter (15:16-17)
She obtains a blessing from her father (15:18-19)
The cities of Judah (15:20-62)
The Jebusites not conquered (15:63)


Chapter 16

The general borders of the sons of Joseph (16:1-4)
The border of the inheritance of Ephraim (16:5-9)
The Canaanites not conquered (16:10)


Chapter 17

The lot of Manasseh (17:1-6)
Manasseh's boundaries (17:7-11)
The Canaanites not driven out (17:12-13)
The children of Joseph obtain another portion (17:14-18)


Chapter 18

The tabernacle is set up at Shiloh (18:1)
The remainder of the land is described, and divided into seven parts (18:2-9)
Joshua divides it by lot (18:10)
The lot and border of Benjamin (18:11-20)
Benjamin's cities (18:21-28)


Chapter 19

The land of Simeon (19:1-9)
The land of Zebulun (19:10-16)
The land of Issachar (19:17-23)
The land of Asher (19:24-31)
The land of Naphtali (19:32-39)
The land of Dan (19:40-48)
Joshua's inheritance given him by the children of Israel (19:49-51)


Chapter 20

God commands (20:1-6)
And the children of Israel appoint the six cities of refuge (20:7-9)


Chapter 21

Levite families to be assigned cities (21:1-7)
Cities for the Kohathites (21:8-26)
Cities for the Gershonites (21:27-33)
Cities for the Merarites (21:34-42)
God gives the land to the Israelites, and they rest according to His promise (21:43-45)


Chapter 22

The two tribes and a half are sent home with a blessing (22:1-9)
They build the altar of testimony, in their journey (22:10)
Thus offending their brethren (22:11-14)
The Israelites send Eleazar to protest their defection (22:15-20)
Their act is satisfactorily explained (22:21-29)
Celebration by the Western Tribes (22:30-34)


Chapter 23

Joshua's exhortation before his death (23:1-2)
He cites God's benefits (23:3-4)
And promises (23:5-10)
And warns against forsaking God (23:11-16)


Chapter 24

Joshua assembles the tribes at Shechem (24:1)
A brief history of God's benefits (24:2-13)
He renews their covenant with God (24:14-28)
Joshua's age, death and burial (24:29-31)
Joseph's bones are buried (24:32)
Eleazar dies (24:33)


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JUDGES



Chapter 1

The acts of Judah and Simeon (1:1-3)
Adoni-bezek justly punished (1:4-7)
Jerusalem taken (1:8-9)
Hebron taken (1:10)
Othniel is given Achsah as his wife for taking Debir (1:11-15)
The Kenites dwell in Judah (1:16)
Hormah, Gaza, Askelon and Ekron taken (1:17-20)
The acts of Benjamin (1:21)
The acts of the house of Joseph, who take Beth-el (1:22-29)
The acts of Zebulun (1:30)
The acts of Asher (1:31-32)
The acts of Naphtali and of Dan (1:33-36)


Chapter 2

An angel rebukes the people of Bochim (2:1-5)
The death of Joshua (2:6-10)
The wickedness of the new generation after Joshua (2:11-13)
God's anger and pity towards them (2:14-15)
The Lord raises up judges (2:16-23)


Chapter 3

The nations which were left to test Israel (3:1-5)
By intermarriage the Israelites commit idolatry (3:6-7)
Othniel delivers them from Chushan-rishathaim (3:8-11)
Ehud frees the Israelites from Eglon (3:12-30)
Shamgar delivers them from the Philistines (3:31)


Chapter 4

Deborah and Barak save them from Jabin and Sisera (4:1-16)
Death of Sisera (4:17-24)


Chapter 5

The song of Deborah and Barak (5:1-31)


Chapter 6

The Israelites are oppressed by Midian (6:1-7)
A prophet rebukes them (6:8-10)
An angel sends Gideon for their deliverance (6:11-16)
Gideon's present is consumed with fire (6:17-23)
Gideon destroys Baal's altar, and offers a sacrifice upon an altar to God (6:24-27)
Joash defends his son, and calls him Jerubbaal (6:28-32)
Gideon's army (6:33-35)
Gideon's signs (6:36-40)


Chapter 7

Gideon's army of thirty-two thousand is reduced to three hundred (7:1-8)
He is encouraged by the dream and the interpretation of the barley cake (7:9-15)
His stratagem of trumpets and lamps in pitchers (7:16-23)
The Ephraimites take Oreb and Zeeb (7:24-25)


Chapter 8

Gideon pacifies the Ephraimites (8:1-4)
Succoth and Penuel refuse to relieve Gideon's army (8:5-9)
Zebah and Zalmunna are taken (8:10-12)
Succoth and Penuel are destroyed (8:13-17)
Gideon avenges his brothers' death on Zebah and Zalmunna (8:18-21)
He declines to be their ruler (8:22-23)
His ephod is the cause of idolatry (8:24-27)
Midian subdued (8:28)
Gideon's children, and death (8:29-32)
The Israelite's idolatry and ingratitude (8:33-35)


Chapter 9

Ablimelech, by conspiracy with the Shechemites, and murder of his brothers, is made king. (9:1-6)
Jotham rebukes them and foretells their ruin (9:7-21)
Gaal conspires with the Shechemites against Abimelech (9:22-29)
Zebul reveals the conspiracy (9:30-33)
Abimelech overcomes them and sows the city with salt (9:34-45)
He burns the stronghold of the god Berith (9:46-49)
At Thebez he is slain by a piece of a millstone (9:50-55)
Jotham's curse is fulfilled (9:56-57)


Chapter 10

Tola judges Israel in Shamir (10:1-2)
Jair, whose thirty sons had thirty cities (10:3-5)
The Philistines and Ammonites oppress Israel (10:6-9)
In their misery, God chides them for their false gods (10:10-15)
Upon their repentance, He pities them (10:15-18)


Chapter 11

The covenant between Jephthah and Gilead (11:1-11)
The Ammonites reject Jephthah's plea for peace (11:12-28)
His vow and his conquest of the Ammonites (11:29-40)


Chapter 12

The Ephraimites, quarreling with Jephthah, are slain by the Gileadites (12:1-6)
Jephthah dies (12:7)
Ibzan, who had thirty sons and thirty daughters (12:8-10)
And Elon (12:11-12)
And Abdon who had forty sons, and thirty nephews, judge Israel (12:13-15)


Chapter 13

Israel conquered by the Philistines (13:1)
An angel appears to Manoah's wife, and to Manoah (13:2-14)
Manoah's sacrifice, whereby the angel is identified (13:15-23)
Samson is born (13:24-25)


Chapter 14

Samson desires a wife of the Philistines (14:1-4)
In his journey he kills a lion (14:5-7)
In a second journey he finds honey in the carcass (14:8-9)
Samson's marriage feast (14:10-11)
His riddle is made known (14:12-18)
He spoils thirty Philistines (14:19)
His wife is married to another (14:20)


Chapter 15

Samson is denied his wife (15:1-2)
He burns the Philistine's corn (15:3-5)
His wife and her father are burned by the Philistines (15:6)
Samson smites them hip and thigh (15:7-8)
He is bound by the men of Judah and delivered to the Philistines (15:9-13)
He kills one thousand of them with a jawbone (15:14-17)
God makes the fountain En-hakkore for him (15:18-20)


Chapter 16

Samson at Gaza escapes and carries away the gates of the city (16:1-3)
Delilah, bribed by the Philistines entices Samson (16:4-5)
She is deceived three times but at last overcomes him (16:6-20)
The Philistines take him, and put out his eyes (16:21)
His strength renewed, he pulls down the house upon the Philistines, and dies (16:22-31)


Chapter 17

An example of Personal Idolatry - the money that Micah at first stole, then restored, his mother makes images (17:1-4)
And the ornaments for them (17:5-6)
He hires a Levite to be his priest (17:7-13)


Chapter 18

An example of Tribal Idolatry - The Danites send five men to seek out an inheritance (18:1-2)
They consult with Jonathan at the house of Micah (18:3-6)
They search Laish, and bring back news of hope (18:7-10)
Six hundred men are sent to surprise it (18:11-13)
On the way they rob Micah of his priest and his consecrated things (18:14-26)
They win Laish and call it Dan (18:27-29)
They set up idolatry (18:30-31)


Chapter 19

An example of Personal Immorality - A Levite goes to Beth-lehem to fetch home his wife (19:1-10)
An example of Tribal Immorality - An old man entertains him at Gibeah (19:11-21)
The Gibeathites cause his concubine's death (19:22-28)
He divides her into twelve pieces to send them to the twelve tribes (19:29-30)


Chapter 20

The Levite in a general assembly declares his wrong (20:1-7)
The decree of the assembly (20:8-17)
The Israelites in two battles with the Benjamites lose forty thousand (20:18-25)
By a stratagem they destroy all the Benjamites except six hundred (20:26-48)


Chapter 21

The people bewail the desolation of Benjamin (21:1-7)
Men of Jabesh-gilead Murdered (21:8-15)
They advise them to surprise the virgins who dance at Shiloh (21:16-25)


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RUTH



Chapter 1

Elimelech dies in Moab (1:1-3)
Mahlon and Chilion, having married wives of Moab, die also (1:4-5)
Naomi, returning homeward (1:6-7)
Tries to persuade her two daughters-in-law against going with her (1:8-13)
Orpah leaves her, but Ruth accompanies her (1:14-18)
They come to Beth-lehem, where they are gladly received (1:19-22)


Chapter 2

Ruth gleans in the fields of Boaz (2:1-3)
Boaz, taking knowledge of her, shows her great favor (2:4-17)
That which she got, she carries to Naomi (2:18-23)


Chapter 3

By Naomi's instruction (3:1-4)
Ruth lies at the feet of Boaz (3:5-7)
Boaz acknowledges the right of a kinsman (3:8-13)
He sends her away with six measures of barley (3:14-18)


Chapter 4

Boaz calls into judgment the next kinsman (4:1-5)
Who refuses the redemption according to the custom in Israel (4:6-8)
Boaz buys the inheritance, and marries Ruth (4:9-12)
She bears Obed, the grandfather of David (4:13-17)
The generations of Pharez (4:18-22)




CHRONOLOGY   OF   EVENTS
IN   THE   BIBLE   BY   BOOK

GENESIS EXODUS LEVITICUS NUMBERS
DEUTERONOMY JOSHUA JUDGES RUTH
1 SAMUEL 2 SAMUEL 1 KINGS 2 KINGS
1 CHRONICLES 2 CHRONICLES EZRA NEHEMIAH
ESTHER JOB PSALMS PROVERBS
ECCLESIASTES SONG OF SOLOMON ISAIAH JEREMIAH
LAMENTATIONS EZEKIEL DANIEL HOSEA
JOEL AMOS OBADIAH JONAH
MICAH NAHUM HABAKKUK ZEPHANIAH
HAGGAI ZECHARIAH MALACHI MATTHEW
MARK LUKE JOHN ACTS
ROMANS 1 CORINTHIANS 2 CORINTHIANS GALATIANS
EPHESIANS PHILIPPIANS COLOSSIANS 1 THESSALONIANS
2 THESSALONIANS 1 TIMOTHY 2 TIMOTHY TITUS
PHILEMON HEBREWS JAMES 1 PETER
2 PETER 1 JOHN 2 JOHN 3 JOHN
JUDE REVELATION


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