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  JewishEncyclopedia.com - ACHAN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Achan was singled out, and confessed that he had stolen silver and gold and a costly Babylonian mantle, and had hidden them in his tent.
The Lord shall trouble thee this day." Achan and all that belonged to him were stoned to death and, with the whole of his possessions, burned, and "a great heap of stones" was raised over the ashes (Josh.
Achan is held up by the rabbis as a model of the penitent sinner; because his public confession and subsequent punishment saved him from eternal doom in Gehenna.
www.jewishencyclopedia.com /view.jsp?artid=727&letter=A   (735 words)

  
 Achan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Joshua was convinced that the defeat which the Israelites afterwards sustained before Ai was a proof of the divine displeasure on account of some crime, and he at once adopted means by the use of the lot for discovering the criminal.
It was then found that Achan was guilty, and he was stoned to death in the valley of Achor.
He and all that belonged to him were then consumed by fire, and a heap of stones was raised over the ashes.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Achan   (182 words)

  
 THE CHRONICLES OF INDESTRUCTIBLE LIFE
Achan, by violating the ban, was guilty of causing the defeat at Ai.
Achan, whether he violated the ban or not, was in no way guilty of causing the defeat at Ai.
Achan was murdered because of the failure of Joshua’s military strategy and the resulting bloodthirst of an angry community.
indestructiblelife.blogspot.com   (3600 words)

  
 Arutz Sheva - Israel National News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Achan is not a well known character in the Bible and his entire role consists of a few sentences in the Book of Joshua.
Achan’s folly had changed the map of the Middle East, raising existential questions about the military capacities of the Jews and ultimately about their survivability and chances of victory.
The modern equivalent of the Folly of Achan was the Labor Party Debacle of October 1973.
www.israelnationalnews.com /article.php3?id=2811   (1842 words)

  
 Yehoshua-Reflections - Chapter 7, Verses 24-26 - Torah.org
Achan was stoned, his possessions were burned and his animals were subsequently stoned.
Achan, apparently searched for the root of his problem and discovered that his Shabbos attitude was much a part of things.
Achan's execution was carved on the walls of the land never to be forgotten.
www.torah.org /learning/yehoshua-reflections/ch7no16.html?print=1   (1110 words)

  
 SOachan
Achan was stoned to death and then burned along with his immediate household and goods.
Achan coveted the items of value that he saw even though he knew they belonged to the accursed city.
What Achan had hidden in the earth, in the midst of his tent, was not concealed from God.
www.simplebiblestudies.com /SOachan.htm   (965 words)

  
 An Achan in the Camp
Achan did it, Judas did it, and Ananias and Sapphira did it, but apparently no one today demonstrates covetousness.
Achan saw, he took, and he hid it.
Yet in many cases, the elders of the churches where he did it used it, not for mission work, but to satisfy the needs or desires of their own local members.
www.oldpaths.com /Archive/Brown/T/Pierce/1923/achan.html   (1689 words)

  
 For Lavoy's rooted in Ontario check Achan's line here
Achan Lavoy born march 18 1818 in paris france, came to Canada when he was only a 14 year old lad, stowwed away aboard a cattle boat.
Around 1860 Achan moved his family across the Ottawa river to Sand Point Ontario,and as the forest lines receded westward he followed the Bonchere and Madawaska rivers,which were the Highways of the day as far as logging was concerned.By this time they had 10 children,7 girls and 3 boys.
Every census I have seen has indicated that Achan was actually born in Quebec, but I have not yet been able to confirm this, and I suppose it is true that a stow-away may prefer others to believe he was born in Canada a, ligitimate citizen.
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 Hidden sins
Joshua 7:18 And he brought his household man by man; and Achan, the son of Carmi, the son of Zabdi, the son of Zerah, of the tribe of Judah, was taken.
If the person is like Achan and the church people think he is so godly that he would never do any wrong, it can cause others to sin too..
Achan was stoned along with his family and things.
illustratedbible.net /hidden_sins.htm   (1568 words)

  
 Achan (International Standard Bible Encyclopedia) :: Bible Tools
The record especially speaks of Achan's conduct as the troubling of Israel (1 Chronicles 2:7; Joshua 6:18; Joshua 7:24).
In an outburst of temper Jonathan speaks of Saul as having troubled the land (1 Samuel 14:29).
It is commonly held that Achan's family were put to death with him, though they were innocent; but the record is not explicit on these points.
bibletools.org /index.cfm/fuseaction/Def.show/RTD/ISBE/ID/128   (392 words)

  
 The Sin of Achan
The tribe of Judah, the family of the Zarhites, and, finally, the household of Achan was identified by God.
Achan's sin caused Israel to be defeated by their enemies.
Achan's confession came only after he was directly confronted by Joshua.
mywebpages.comcast.net /davidriggs01/achan.htm   (1339 words)

  
 Achan caused defeat at ai
Achan is an example of a modern problem which many people have: a lack of self-control.
In looking at the consequences of Achan's sin, we will be able to see that the price for giving in to temptations is more than we can bear.
The heap of stones made from the stoning was for several years a memorial to the folly of a lack of self-control.
www.mcalesterchurchofchrist.com /J_Vannoy/jv-4.htm   (520 words)

  
 Reversal of Fortune Rahab the Israelite
The Israelite Achan, a member of the prestigious tribe of Judah, is to blame for Israel's subsequent failure to capture Ai.
Joshua 7:1 describes his misdeed: "Now the Israelites violated the ban, for Achan son of Carmi son of Zabdi son of Zerah, belonging to the tribe of Judah, took some of the ban, and Yahweh became furious at the Israelites." That Achan is representative of Israel is reinforced by this elaborate jedigree.
Then Joshua and all Israel with him took Achan son of Zerah, with the silver, the mantle, and the bar of gold, with his sons and daughters, with his oxen, donkeys, and sheep, and his tent, and all that he had; and they brought them up to the Valley of Achor.
www.ot-studies.com /Documents/Reversal.htm   (3765 words)

  
 The battle lost because Achan sinned
1 ¶ But the children of Israel committed a trespass in the accursed thing: for Achan, the son of Carmi, the son of Zabdi, the son of Zerah, of the tribe of Judah, took of the accursed thing: and the anger of the LORD was kindled against the children of Israel.
In the story of Achan which follows, the matter was dealt with and the trespass of all Israel was forgiven.
If Achan's children were innocent and the sins of their father caused their death, they will be raised to meet the Lord 1th0416.
www.bibleexplained.com /other-early/Joshua/jos07.html   (1633 words)

  
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If indeed Achan’s sin was the only reason why Bnei Yisrael lost the first battle against ha-Ai, then we should expect the following sequence of events to follow after the original defeat: 1) Achan must be punished for his sin.
Achan may have been the 'worst of the bunch', but his actions most likely reflected a general feeling within the army that they deserved some of the credit for the victory at Jericho.
Therefore, Achan’s sin and the spies’ misguided report both stemmed from the same problem - overconfidence caused by lack of full appreciation of God’s assistance in the battle of Jericho.
www.tanach.org /navi/yeho4.txt   (2015 words)

  
 Achan
The Achan heart is the heart of one who feels that his/her disobedience doesn't matter.
However, you see here how Achan's disobedience caused the Lord's anger to burn "against Israel." We see later on in this story that the whole nation was punished through a defeat at the battle of Ai for Achan's disobedience.
Achan was not among the leadership in Israel.
www.bradfreeman.com /achan.htm   (258 words)

  
 ACHAN 4'2m0f Achan takes some Jericho plunder for himself   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
ACHAN --- Well, just suppose that this hypothetical person took the tiniest little bit of plunder for himself.
ACHAN --- Well, hypothetically, suppose this person took a purple Babylonian robe, 200 shekels of silver and 20 measly shekels of gold.
ACHAN --- (Fading) Ai is so small that if anyone checks out two books, they have to close the library.
www.fea.net /bobsnook/rdo/ot/achan.htm   (580 words)

  
 O My Achan Head
Achan had to know God was pointing the finger at him.
And I believe that in the early part of the investigation as the tribe was called and the funnel was narrowing, if Achan responded to conviction before there was no where to hide, there was time to repent and bring the stuff and only the devoted things would have to be destroyed, and not Achan.
But Achan is destroyed because he hangs on to that which God was going to destroy.
mcdonald.southern.edu /sermons/02/0601sb.htm   (3210 words)

  
 Yehoshua-Reflections - Chapter 7, Verses 15 - Torah.org
Achan's willingness to ignore the severeconsequences of his action reflected major inner faults.
In this vein, Achan's actis truly comparable to the interference in a perfect marital relationship.The Jewish people entered the land with Hashem's open display of miracleson their behalf.
Achan, in practiceand /or in theory, was guilty of all of the above.
www.torah.org /learning/yehoshua-reflections/ch7no11.html   (905 words)

  
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The story of the ACHAN and the battle against HA'AI is a classic example of this approach.
From chapter 7 it appears that Achan's sin is to blame; while from chapter 8 it appears that the first battle was lost due to poor military planning.
Achan may have been the worst of the bunch, but his actions may have reflected an overall feeling within the army that they deserve credit as well for the victory at Jericho.
www.tanach.org /navi/navi5.txt   (2466 words)

  
 Hair Sermon Commentary
The story of Achan can be found in Joshua 6-8, while the story of Elisha can be found in II Kings 2:23-25.
Joshua was not aware that Achan had taken an article of clothing, some silver and gold, and hidden them amongst his own possessions.
The people found what was hidden, and Achan, his family, and all his possessions were destroyed.
www.spiritualabuse.org /hair/sermon_response.html?FACTNet   (1873 words)

  
 Achan's Sin
Achan could not hide his sin from God.
The root causes of Achan's sin were probably greed, pride, and unbelief.
24 Then Joshua, and all Israel with him, took Achan the son of Zerah, the silver, the garment, the wedge of gold, his sons, his daughters, his oxen, his donkeys, his sheep, his tent, and all that he had, and they brought them to the Valley of Achor.
www.believers.org /believe/bel142.htm   (1417 words)

  
 CFC Bible Study: Achan's Sin
Achan's whole family and all its possessions were made herem for his sin.
Perhaps Achan's family cooperated in hiding the stolen goods, which were in the family tent, or perhaps God knew that the disease in Achan's character had infected his whole family.
Achan was given the chance to confess many times, but he didn't.
www.cfchome.org /resources/bible_studies/96f97s/97s2.html   (1112 words)

  
 template for main page emptytomb   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Joshua 7:1 "But the Israelites acted unfaithfully in regard to the devoted things; Achan son of Carmi, the son of Zimri, the son of Zerah, of the tribe of Judah, took some of them.
It is possible that Achan's family may have participated in the cover-up.
7:24 "The Joshua, together with all of Israel, took Achan son of Zerah, the silver, the robe, the gold wedge, his sons and daughters, his cattle, donkeys, and sheep, his tent and all that he had to the valley of Anchor.
home1.gte.net /res8871i/theemptytomb2222/id62.html   (708 words)

  
 Dodd - The Sin Of Achan
The city was almost the ruin of Joshua's leadership and it was the ruin of Achan and his family as we shall see.
committed a trespass in the accursed thing: for Achan, the son of Carmi, the son of Zabdi, the son of Zerah, of the tribe of
Achan, the son of Carmi, the son of Zabdi, the son of Zerah, of the tribe of Judah, was taken.
www.floridagrace.com /BibleStudies/052.htm   (1358 words)

  
 Douay-Rheims Bible Online, Book Of Josue Chapter 7
For the sins of Achan, the Israelites are defeated at Hai.
For Achan the son of Charmi, the son of Zabdi, the son of Zare of the tribe of Juda, took something of the anathema: and the Lord was angry against the children of Israel.
20 And Achan answered Josue, and said to him: Indeed I have sinned against the Lord the God of Israel, and thus and thus have I done.
drbo.org /cgi-bin/d?b=drb&bk=06&ch=007&l=6-9   (763 words)

  
 Was Achan The Son Of Carmi Or Zerah?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Was Achan The Son Of Carmi Or Zerah?
Joshua 7:1 But the children of Israel committed a trespass in the accursed thing: for Achan, the son of Carmi, the son of Zabdi, the son of Zerah, of the tribe of Judah, took of the accursed thing: and the anger of the Lord was kindled against the children of Israel.
Note that 7:1 shows that Achan was Zerah's great grandson.
www.kingdavid8.com /Contradictions/Joshua/01AchanCarmiZelah.html   (96 words)

  
 I Wa-a-a-nt by Linda Edwards
Achan picked up the gold and the silver coins and put them in a safe place, then he carefully placed the expensive robe over his shoulder so it would not get dirty or wrinkled.
Achan was so happy as he journeyed home.
In the end, Achan had to be punished for the sin he committed.
misslink.org /children/biblestories/iwant.html   (772 words)

  
 nibbanamx 's Home Page
ACHAN SOBIN S. Achan Sobin S. Namto was born in Thailand in 1931.  He has spend more than 45 years teaching insight meditation, Buddhism and Abhidhamma.  He was a monk for 32 years.  For several years he lived as a wandering forest  monk and entered long periods of intensive solitary practice.
Achan’s close students describe him as the compassionate and wise Dhamma friend who shares knowledge with them.
Achan Sobin currently resides and teaches at the Vipassana Dhura Meditation Society in Denver, Colorado, but travels across the world where he hopes to contribute his skills and energies towards the further development of Insight meditation.
www.geocities.com /Athens/Acropolis/7652   (347 words)

  
 Power of Influence
After Achan's confession "Joshua and all Israel with him, took Achan the son of Zerah, the silver, the garment, the wedge of gold, his sons, his daughters, his oxen, his sheep, his tent and all that he had and they brought them to the valley of Achor...
We need to remember that Achan "did not perish alone." Thirty-six of Achan's comrades, plus his sons and daughters, died because of his sin.
I do not know much about Achan, but I am certain that if you could talk to him today he would tell you he had no idea how many lives his sin would affect.
www.padfield.com /1994/perish.html   (577 words)

  
 FOX CREEK PENTECOSTAL ASSEMBLY
INTRODUCTION/CONTEXT: Joshua7: 1 But the children of Israel committed a trespass in the accursed thing: for ACHAN, the son of Carmi, the son of Zabdi, the son of Zerah, of the tribe of Judah, took of the accursed thing: and the anger of the LORD was kindled against the children of Israel.
It only takes one of us to give Christ’s Body an ACHAN back!Eph 4:3-5 Eph 4:3 Diligently keeping the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.
Though Achan’s sin effected all, it was eventually Him and his family the Lord destroyed, don’t ignore your need for each other.
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