Joshua 7:7 NIV

7 And Joshua said, “Alas, Sovereign LORD, why did you ever bring this people across the Jordan to deliver us into the hands of the Amorites to destroy us? If only we had been content to stay on the other side of the Jordan!

References for Joshua 7:7

Study tools for Joshua 7:7

  • 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."