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Achan

[ey-kan]
noun
  1. a member of the tribe of Judah who, with his family, was stoned to death for stealing forbidden spoils. Josh. 7:19–26.
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Historical Examples of achan

  • It is Achan's ingots buried under the sod on which stood his tent.

    The Expositor's Bible

    F. W. Farrar

  • Joshua and all Israel had not only stoned Achan, but with him all his unoffending house.

  • Achan's sin has found him out, and he suffers its bitter doom.

  • As well might Israel have expected it with Achan in the camp.

    Life and Times of David

    Charles Henry Mackintosh

  • But Achan, like Adam, transgressed the plain and positive command.

    Life and Times of David

    Charles Henry Mackintosh