Jericho is shut up.
Joshua 6:1 (And Jericho shutteth itself up, and is shut up, because of the presence of the sons of Israelnone going out, and none coming in;)
God instructeth Joshua how to besiege it.
Joshua 6:2 And Jehovah saith unto Joshua, 'See, I have given into thy hand Jericho and its kingmighty ones of valour, Joshua 6:3 and ye have compassed the cityall the men of battlegoing round the city once; thus thou dost six days; Joshua 6:4 and seven priests do bear seven trumpets of the jubilee before the ark, and on the seventh day ye compass the city seven times, and the priests blow with the trumpets, Joshua 6:5 and it hath been, in the prolongation of the horn of the jubilee, in your hearing the voice of the trumpet, all the people shouta great shout, and the wall of the city hath fallen under it, and the people have gone up, each over-against him.'
Joshua 6:6 And Joshua son of Nun calleth unto the priests, and saith unto them, 'Bear ye the ark of the covenant, and seven priests do bear seven trumpets of the jubilee before the ark of Jehovah;' Joshua 6:7 and He said unto the people, 'Pass over, and compass the city, and he who is armed doth pass over before the ark of Jehovah.'
Joshua 6:8 And it cometh to pass, when Joshua speaketh unto the people, that the seven priests bearing seven trumpets of the jubilee before Jehovah have passed over and blown with the trumpets, and the ark of the covenant of Jehovah is going after them;
Joshua 6:9 and he who is armed is going before the priests blowing the trumpets, and he who is gathering up is going after the ark, going on and blowing with the trumpets; Joshua 6:10 and the people hath Joshua commanded, saying, 'Ye do not shout, nor cause your voice to be heard, nor doth there go out from your mouth a word, till the day of my saying unto you, Shout yethen ye have shouted.'
The city is compassed.
Joshua 6:11 And the ark of Jehovah doth compass the city, going round once, and they come into the camp, and lodge in the camp.
Joshua 6:12 And Joshua riseth early in the morning, and the priests bear the ark of Jehovah, Joshua 6:13 and seven priests bearing seven trumpets of the jubilee before the ark of Jehovah are walking, going on, and they have blown with the trumpetsand he who is armed is going before them, and he who is gathering up is going behind the ark of Jehovahgoing on and blowing with the trumpets. Joshua 6:14 And they compass the city on the second day once, and turn back to the camp; thus they have done six days. Joshua 6:15 And it cometh to pass, on the seventh day, that they rise early, at the ascending of the dawn, and compass the city, according to this manner, seven times; (only, on that day they have compassed the city seven times); Joshua 6:16 and it cometh to pass, at the seventh time, the priests have blown with the trumpets, and Joshua saith unto the people, 'Shout ye, for Jehovah hath given to you the city;
It must be cursed.
Joshua 6:17 and the city hath been devoted, it and all that [is] in it, to Jehovah; only Rahab the harlot doth live, she and all who [are] with her in the house, for she hid the messengers whom we sent; Joshua 6:18 and surely ye have kept from the devoted thing, lest ye devote [yourselves], and have taken from the devoted thing, and have made the camp of Israel become a devoted thing, and have troubled it; Joshua 6:19 and all the silver and gold, and vessels of brass and iron, holy they [are] to Jehovah; into the treasury of Jehovah they come.'
The walls fall down.
Joshua 6:20 And the people shout, and blow with the trumpets, and it cometh to pass when the people hear the voice of the trumpet, that the people shouta great shout, and the wall falleth under it, and the people goeth up into the city, each over-against him, and they capture the city; Joshua 6:21 and they devote all that [is] in the city, from man even unto woman, from young even unto aged, even unto ox, and sheep, and ass, by the mouth of the sword.
Rahab is saved.
Joshua 6:22 And to the two men who are spying the land Joshua said, 'Go into the house of the woman, the harlot, and bring out thence the woman, and all whom she hath, as ye have sworn to her.' Joshua 6:23 And the young man, the spies, go in and bring out Rahab, and her father, and her mother, and her brethren, and all whom she hath; yea, all her families they have brought out, and place them at the outside of the camp of Israel. Joshua 6:24 And the city they have burnt with fire, and all that [is] in it; only, the silver and the gold, and the vessels of brass, and of iron, they have given [to] the treasury of the house of Jehovah; Joshua 6:25 and Rahab the harlot, and the house of her father, and all whom she hath, hath Joshua kept alive; and she dwelleth in the midst of Israel unto this day, for she hid the messengers whom Joshua sent to spy out Jericho.
The builder of Jericho is cursed.
Joshua 6:26 And Joshua adjureth [them] at that time, saying, 'Cursed [is] the man before Jehovah who raiseth up and hath built this city, [even] Jericho; in his first-born he doth lay its foundation, and in his youngest he doth set up its doors;' Joshua 6:27 and Jehovah is with Joshua, and his fame is in all the land.