Joshua 7:1 New International Version

The Sin of Achan

7 1 But the Israelites were unfaithful in regard to the devoted things[1] ; Achan son of Karmi, the son of Zimri,[2] the son of Zerah, of the tribe of Judah, took some of them. So the Lord's anger burned against Israel.


[1] 7:1 The Hebrew term refers to the irrevocable giving over of things or persons to the Lord, often by totally destroying them; also in verses 11, 12, 13 and 15.

[2] 7:1 See Septuagint and 1 Chron. 2:6; Hebrew "Zabdi" ; also in verses 17 and 18.

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