Joshua 8:23
New International Version
But they took the king of Ai alive and brought him to Joshua.

New Living Translation
Only the king of Ai was taken alive and brought to Joshua.

English Standard Version
But the king of Ai they took alive, and brought him near to Joshua.

Berean Study Bible
But they took the king of Ai alive and brought him to Joshua.

New American Standard Bible
But they took alive the king of Ai and brought him to Joshua.

King James Bible
And the king of Ai they took alive, and brought him to Joshua.

Christian Standard Bible
but they captured the king of Ai alive and brought him to Joshua.

Good News Translation
except the king of Ai. He was captured and taken to Joshua.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
but they captured the king of Ai alive and brought him to Joshua.

International Standard Version
But the king of Ai was taken alive and brought to Joshua.

NET Bible
But they captured the king of Ai alive and brought him to Joshua.

New Heart English Bible
They captured the king of Ai alive, and brought him to Joshua.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
But they captured the king of Ai alive and brought him to Joshua.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the king of Ai they took alive, and brought him to Joshua.

New American Standard 1977
But they took alive the king of Ai and brought him to Joshua.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And they took the king of Ai alive and brought him to Joshua.

King James 2000 Bible
And the king of Ai they took alive, and brought him to Joshua.

American King James Version
And the king of Ai they took alive, and brought him to Joshua.

American Standard Version
And the king of Ai they took alive, and brought him to Joshua.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And they took the king of Gai alive, and brought him to Joshua.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they took the king of the city of Hai alive, and brought him to Josue.

Darby Bible Translation
And the king of Ai they took alive, and brought him to Joshua.

English Revised Version
And the king of Ai they took alive, and brought him to Joshua.

Webster's Bible Translation
And the king of Ai they took alive, and brought him to Joshua.

World English Bible
They captured the king of Ai alive, and brought him to Joshua.

Young's Literal Translation
and the king of Ai they caught alive, and bring him near unto Joshua.
Study Bible
The Conquest of Ai
22Meanwhile, those in the ambush came out of the city against them, and the men of Ai were trapped between the Israelite forces on both sides. So Israel struck them down until no survivor or fugitive remained. 23But they took the king of Ai alive and brought him to Joshua. 24When Israel had finished killing all the men of Ai who had pursued them into the field and wilderness, and when every last one of them had fallen by the sword, all the Israelites returned to Ai and struck it down with the sword.…
Cross References
Joshua 8:22
Meanwhile, those in the ambush came out of the city against them, and the men of Ai were trapped between the Israelite forces on both sides. So Israel struck them down until no survivor or fugitive remained.

Joshua 8:24
When Israel had finished killing all the men of Ai who had pursued them into the field and wilderness, and when every last one of them had fallen by the sword, all the Israelites returned to Ai and struck it down with the sword.

Treasury of Scripture

And the king of Ai they took alive, and brought him to Joshua.

Joshua 8:29
And the king of Ai he hanged on a tree until eventide: and as soon as the sun was down, Joshua commanded that they should take his carcase down from the tree, and cast it at the entering of the gate of the city, and raise thereon a great heap of stones, that remaineth unto this day.

Joshua 10:17
And it was told Joshua, saying, The five kings are found hid in a cave at Makkedah.

1 Samuel 15:8
And he took Agag the king of the Amalekites alive, and utterly destroyed all the people with the edge of the sword.







Lexicon
But
וְאֶת־ (wə·’eṯ-)
Conjunctive waw | Direct object marker
Strong's Hebrew 853: Untranslatable mark of the accusative case

they took
תָּ֣פְשׂוּ (tā·p̄ə·śū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 8610: To manipulate, seize, chiefly to capture, wield, to overlay, to use unwarrantably

the king
מֶ֥לֶךְ (me·leḵ)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 4428: A king

of Ai
הָעַ֖י (hā·‘ay)
Article | Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5857: Ai -- a Canaanite city

alive
חָ֑י (ḥāy)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2416: Alive, raw, fresh, strong, life

and brought
וַיַּקְרִ֥בוּ (way·yaq·ri·ḇū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 7126: To come near, approach

him to
אֶל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 413: Near, with, among, to

Joshua.
יְהוֹשֻֽׁעַ׃ (yə·hō·wō·šu·a‘)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3091: Joshua -- 'the LORD is salvation', Moses' successor, also the name of a number of Israelites
8:23-29 God, the righteous Judge, had sentenced the Canaanites for their wickedness; the Israelites only executed his doom. None of their conduct can be drawn into an example for others. Especial reason no doubt there was for this severity to the king of Ai; it is likely he had been notoriously wicked and vile, and a blasphemer of the God of Israel.
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