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Joshua 7:2 NIV

2 Now Joshua sent men from Jericho to Ai, which is near Beth Aven to the east of Bethel, and told them, “Go up and spy out the region.” So the men went up and spied out Ai.

Study tools for Joshua 7:2

  • a 7:1 - The Hebrew term refers to the irrevocable giving over of things or persons to the Lord, often by totally destroying them; also in verses 11, 12, 13 and 15.
  • b 7:1 - See Septuagint and 1 Chron. 2:6; Hebrew "Zabdi" ; also in verses 17 and 18.
  • c 7:21 - Hebrew "Shinar"
  • d 7:21 - That is, about 5 pounds or about 2.3 kilograms
  • e 7:21 - That is, about 1 1/4 pounds or about 575 grams
  • f 7:26 - "Achor" means "trouble."