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Did the sun really stand still? (Joshua 10:13)

The short answer here is ‘No, it did not literally happen’. This is a poetic description of an event found in the lost Book of Jasher. Please see another answer on BibleQ for information on that book: What is the Book of Jasher? For a fuller answer here is an excerpt from a book by […]

What is the Book of Jasher?

There are at least three “book of Jasher” (Hebrew: book of the upright) the Book of the Upright – a lost book of Hebrew poetry cited twice in the Old Testament Sefer haYashar – a Hebrew-language forgery published in Venice in 1625 by Yosef ben Samuel Book of Jashar – an English language forgery published […]