Examples from the Web for jericho
Joshua puts to the sword women, infants, and animals at Jericho.Christian Bale: One Man's Moses Is Another Man's Terrorist|Candida Moss, Joel Baden|December 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Used with permission from Jericho Books, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc.The Hellish Sermons of Jonathan Edwards, Malign Evangelist|Matthew Paul Turner|August 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Nor will any Israeli government permit the vast infrastructure projects Kerry foresees arising near Jenin and Jericho.
An industrial park backed by Japan on the Jericho site has been logjammed for nearly two decades.
Separately, in the Jericho area, Israeli forces told eight families in Ein al-Hilweh to demolish their homes.
And the people came up out of Jordan on the tenth day of the first month, and encamped in Gilgal, in the east border of Jericho.The Bible for Young People|Anonymous
Jericho is taken, but at Ai defeat is experienced, on account of disobedience.Training the Teacher|A. F. Schauffler
Like the spies at Jericho, he was let down in a basket over the city walls and made his escape.
Jericho was first taken, by supernatural aid, and devoted to God as the first fruits of conquest.The Rand-McNally Bible Atlas|Jesse L. Hurlbut
He extended his possessions at the expense of Gilead, and the fertile provinces opposite Jericho fell to his sword.
British Dictionary definitions for jericho
Word Origin and History for jericho
Biblical city (Num. xxii:1, etc.), perhaps ultimately from Hebrew yareakh "moon, month," and thus a reference to an ancient moon cult. As a figurative place of retirement (17c.), the reference is to II Sam. x:5.