Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

Joshua 7:1

Context
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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 

XREF

Jos 6:17,18; Jos 7:20,21; Jos 22:16; Jos 22:18; Jos 22:20; 2Sa 24:1; 1Ch 2:6,7; 1Ch 21:7; 2Ch 24:18; Ezr 9:6; Ec 9:18; Da 9:7; Jon 1:7; 1Co 5:1-6; Heb 12:15,16

NET © Notes

tn Heb “But the sons of Israel were unfaithful with unfaithfulness concerning what was set apart [to the Lord].”

tn 1 Chr 2:6 lists a “Zimri” (but no Zabdi) as one of the five sons of Zerah (cf. also 1 Chr 7:17, 18).

tn Heb “took from what was set apart [to the Lord].”

tn Heb “the anger of the Lord burned against the sons of Israel.”

sn This incident illustrates well the principle of corporate solidarity and corporate guilt. The sin of one man brought the Lord’s anger down upon the entire nation.



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