Joshua at the capture of Ai lay in ambush, and so deceived the inhabitants that he gained an easy victory ( Joshua 8:4-26 ). Shechem was taken in this manner ( Judges 9:30-45 . Compare Jeremiah 51:12 ).
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M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Ambush". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .