There are 7427 blatant absurdities in the bible. Among them:
The main thing to avoid when you read the bible is “shaking your head”. Why? Because you will end up with a stiffed neck. The following are basic answers found in the bible, all you have to do is choose which answer you like best.
Did Joshua and the Israelites capture Jerusalem?
–YES Joshua 10:23 And they did so, and brought forth those five kings unto him out of the cave, the king of Jerusalem, the king of Hebron, the king of Jarmuth, the king of Lachish, and the king of Eglon.40 So Joshua smote all the country of the hills, and of the south, and of the vale, and of the springs, and all their kings: he left none remaining, but utterly destroyed all that breathed, as the LORD God of Israel commanded.
–NO Joshua 15:63 As for the Jebusites the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the children of Judah could not drive them out: but the Jebusites dwell with the children of Judah at Jerusalem unto this day.