And all the spoil of these cities, and the cattle, the
children of Israel took for a prey unto themselves
The gold, silver, household goods, corn, wine, oil, or any mercantile goods, together with cattle of every sort, all were taken by them for a prey, for their own use and benefit, which was allowed them:
but every man they smote with the edge of the sword, until they had
destroyed them, neither left they any to breathe;
for which they had warrant so to do from the Lord, as follows.