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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The story of Achan directly follows the destruction of Jericho and like Rahab's story stands in counterpoint to the account of a city's destruction at the hands of the Israelites, in this case, Ai (7:1-8:29).
Tenywa MM, Isabirye MI, Lufafa A and P Achan Cultural practices and production constraints in smallholder banana based cropping systems of Uganda's lake Victoria basin.
Thanakon Suriyon (no date), "Phra Achan Chamrun Soratchakatsasapa: Phra Phu Loek That Yaseptit haeng samnaksong thamkrabok O.
The projects in the current market scenario are definitely driven by the government sector, but this could change in the years to come," says Raj Achan, business development manager for Hilson Moran UAE.
Rhywbeth fel: "Hen sglyfath o hen lyfr da achan," mae'n debyg.
Achan J, Talisuna AO, Erhat A, et al Quinine, an old anti-malarial drug in a modern world: Role in the treatment of malaria.
7) To this well-known evidence should be added the Biblical case of Achan, who pillaged and concealed booty acquired in the conquest of Jericho, for which "All Israel stoned him with stones .
This midrash similarly opposes Achan to Joshua (Josh 7:1, 19).
These longhouses are located in the Sungai Kapit area, which includes Rumah Bundung, Rumah Ebung, Rumah Madang (formerly Rumah Jelani), Rumah Chambuk (comprised of some families who are migrants from the ulu), and Rumah Nuang (also comprised of some families who are migrants from the ulu)], and in the Sungai Amang/Selirik/Lepong Baleh areas [Rumah Achan, Rumah Engking, Rumah Ganya, and Rumah Gawan in Lepung Baleh (formerly Rumah Tuan)].
After the conquest of Jericho a person named Achan took some items from the spoils, which was forbidden.