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Achan

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Pocketed some of the spoils of Jericho -- despite Joshua’s instructions to take nothing. This sin led to the Israelites’ defeat in the battle for Ai. He later admitted his crime and was executed.

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Entry for 'Achan'. Chabad Knowledge Base. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ckb/a/achan.html. 2012.

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