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“Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho”

  1. An American spiritual (see also spiritual ), based on the story of Joshua , the successor of Moses in the Old Testament , who led the Israelites into the Promised Land . It begins:

    Joshua fit [fought] the battle of Jericho,

    Jericho, Jericho;

    Joshua fit the battle of Jericho,

    And the walls came tumbling down.



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