Introduction

\\INTRODUCTION TO JOSHUA 7\\

For the trespass of Achan the children of Israel were smitten and put
to flight by the men of Ai, \\#Jos 7:1-5\\; which gave him and the elders
of the people great concern, both for Israel and for the name of the
Lord, which was expressed by Joshua in prayer to God, \\#Jos 7:6-9\\; when
the Lord informed him of the reason of it, and gave him directions for
finding out the guilty person, and for the punishment of him,
\\#Jos 7:10-15\\; which directions Joshua followed, and the person was
found out, who being urged to a confession made one, \\#Jos 7:16-21\\;
upon which he and all he had, with the things he had taken, were burnt
with fire, \\#Jos 7:22-26\\.