But Joshua had commanded the army, “Do not give a war cry, do not raise your voices, do not say a word until the day I tell you to shout. Then shout!”
The Israelite’s have just been instructed by Joshua that they are going into Jericho. The city of Jericho has a wall around it that they can not pass. They are not going in such a way as we might expect. There is no obvious force or might , there are no type of explosives provided. They are just simply told to march around the city for six days then on the seventh day to march seven times then blow the trumpets . This is their instruction . They are merely told to march and blow trumpets.
Prior to going in they are also instructed to not say a word. For seven days they…
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