7:1 But the Israelites disobeyed the command about the city’s riches. 1 Achan son of Carmi, son of Zabdi, 2 son of Zerah, from the tribe of Judah, stole some of the riches. 3 The Lord was furious with the Israelites. 4
7:18 He then made Zabdi’s 5 family approach man by man 6 and Achan son of Carmi, son of Zabdi, son of Zerah, from the tribe of Judah, was selected.
1 tn Heb “But the sons of Israel were unfaithful with unfaithfulness concerning what was set apart [to the
3 tn Heb “took from what was set apart [to the
4 tn Heb “the anger of the
sn This incident illustrates well the principle of corporate solidarity and corporate guilt. The sin of one man brought the
5 tn Heb “his”; the referent (Zabdi) has been specified in the translation for clarity.
6 tn Heb “by men.”