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Morrish Bible Dictionary

Achan, Achar

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Son of Carmi, of the tribe of Judah, who on the fall of Jericho kept some of its spoil, against the express command of Jehovah, hence called 'the accursed thing,' and was stoned to death with his family, and with his possessions burned with fire. Joshua 7:1 . Called ACHAR, in 1 Chronicles 2:7 . All Israel were punished until the sin was discovered and avenged; showing in type that there cannot be evil in an assembly of Christians without all being involved.

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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Achan, Achar '. Morrish Bible Dictionary. 1897.

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