The Israelites, however, acted unfaithfully regarding the devoted things. Achan son of Carmi, the son of Zabdi, the son of Zerah, of the tribe of Judah, took some of what was set apart. So the LORD's anger burned against the Israelites.
Cross ReferencesLeviticus 10:6
Then Moses said to Aaron and his sons Eleazar and Ithamar, "Do not let your hair become disheveled and do not tear your garments, or else you will die, and the LORD will be angry with the whole congregation. But your brothers, the whole house of Israel, may mourn on account of the fire that the LORD has ignited.
Now the city and everything in it must be devoted to the LORD. Only Rahab the prostitute and all those with her in her house will live, because she hid the spies we sent.
But keep away from the devoted things, lest you yourself be set apart for destruction. If you take any of these, you will set apart the camp of Israel for destruction and bring disaster upon it.
Was not Achan son of Zerah unfaithful regarding what was set apart for destruction, bringing wrath upon the whole congregation of Israel? Yet it was not only Achan who perished because of his sin!'"
2 Kings 5:24
When Gehazi came to the hill, he took the gifts from the servants and stored them in the house. Then he dismissed the men, and they departed.
1 Chronicles 2:7
The son of Carmi: Achar, who brought trouble upon Israel by violating the ban on devoted things.
Wisdom is better than weapons of war, but one sinner destroys much good.
Chapter Outline1. The Israelites are smitten at Ai
6. Joshua's complaint
10. God instructs him what to do
16. Achan is taken by the lot
19. His confession
24. He and all he had are destroyed in the valley of Achor
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Joshua 7:20, 21
2 Chronicles 24:18
1 Chronicles 2:6, 7
Joshua 6:17, 18
2 Samuel 24:1
1 Chronicles 21:7
1 Corinthians 5:1-6
Hebrews 12:15, 16
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