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Joshua 10:26-27

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10:26 Then Joshua executed them 1  and hung them on five trees. They were left hanging on the trees until evening. 10:27 At sunset Joshua ordered his men to take them down from the trees. 2  They threw them into the cave where they had hidden and piled large stones over the mouth of the cave. (They remain to this very day.) 3 

1 tn Heb “struck them down and killed them.”

2 sn For the legal background of the removal of the corpses before sundown, see Deut 21:22-23.

3 tn Heb “to this very day.” The words “They remain” are supplied in the translation for clarification.



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