Wars of the Lord, The Book of the

Wars of the Lord, The Book of the

An otherwise unknown and lost work quoted in (Num 21:14-15). From the context in which the quotation is made, it would seem that the book probably contained poems celebrating the victories of the Israelites over their enemies during the period of the conquest (twelfth century BCE).

Num 21:14-15

14Wherefore it is said in the Book of the Wars of the Lord,
“Waheb in Suphah and the wadis.
The Arnon15and the slopes of the wadis
that extend to the seat of Ar ... View more

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