Achan


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Achan

(ā`kăn) or

Achar

(ā`kär), in the Bible, Judahite who kept some of the spoil from the city of Jericho. For this he was stoned.

Achan

defies God’s ban on taking booty. [O.T.: Joshua 7:1]
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Dayoub H, Achan V, Adimoolam S, Jacobi J, Stuehlinger MC, Wang BY, et al.
Betty Achan, who was captured by the LRA and forced by an LRA commander to kill her own child, says, "If that commander came around now, I would try to find a way of taking revenge.
Borley is affiliated with the Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery at Cheltenham General Hospital and Achan is an Interventional Cardiology Fellow at St.
The daughter named Cochu ("little one") grows up living a simple, idyllic village life with her achuchetan, a term she herself has coined which combines achu (from achan, meaning "father") and chetan (meaning "elder brother").
As a cautionary tale, Shenoute raises the specter of Achan in Joshua 7, who was stoned and burned with his family and possessions by the ancient Israelites.
Achan Nambudiri, the patriarch, who is farsighted enough to invest money in business and allow the younger members of the family to learn English, calmly orders the killing of a pregnant widow because her plight would bring disrepute to his status.
Tenders are invited for Restoration of Heff Achan approach road by way of RBM filling and Laying of RCC pipes including crate protection work.
If the environment she governed is unfriendly to children, she [should] tell us where to keep child for safety", said Achan Malual from Gogrial East county.
With people preferring to remain indoors in Islamabad, Pulwama and Shopian areas, complete poll boycott was witnessed in Tral, Qoimoh, Tahab, Pulwama, Purkawangam, Kakpora, Shopian, Peerchu Trichal, Achan, Qimoh, Bijbehara, Yaripora, Malak Nag, Mattan,Bugam, Shuch, Chanser, Okay, Hadigam, Batepora, Homshalibugh and other areas.
The only recorded sin of his period was that of Achan (7:1).
Y Llew - y Cymro sy'n methu stopio siarad am y British Leions, sy'n poeni mwy am bwy sydd wedi "rhoi eu llaw lan i fynd ar yr awyren" nag am yr hyn sy'n digwydd i'w wlad, ac sydd wrthi ers cyn Dolig yn dweud y bydde'n dda cael Dwayne ar yr awyren (er ei fod wedi anafu), a'i bod yn wych fod Lloegr yn gryf nawr "achos ma'r Leions yn dod lan, twel, a ma gwd chans da nw, ond bod Gatland wedi neud big mistec yn cwyno am y Gwyddelod achos O'Connell fydd capten y Leions achan.