28 So Joshua burned Aia and made it a permanent heap of ruins, a desolate place to this day.

Read Joshua 8:28 Using Other Translations

And Joshua burnt Ai, and made it an heap for ever, even a desolation unto this day.
So Joshua burned Ai and made it forever a heap of ruins, as it is to this day.
So Joshua burned the town of Ai, and it became a permanent mound of ruins, desolate to this very day.