King James Version
And there was not a man left in Ai or Bethel, that went not out after Israel: and they left the city open, and pursued after Israel.
Darby Bible Translation
And not a man remained in Ai and Bethel that went not out after Israel; and they left the city open, and pursued after Israel.
World English Bible
There was not a man left in Ai or Beth El who didn't go out after Israel. They left the city open, and pursued Israel.
Young's Literal Translation
and there hath not been left a man in Ai and Bethel who hath not gone out after Israel, and they leave the city open, and pursue after Israel.
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CommentaryGeneva Study Bible
And there was not a man left in Ai or Bethel, that went not out after Israel: and they left the city open, and pursued after Israel.Joshua 8:17 Parallel Commentaries
LibraryWhether it is Lawful to Lay Ambushes in War?
Objection 1: It would seem that it is unlawful to lay ambushes in war. For it is written (Dt. 16:20): "Thou shalt follow justly after that which is just." But ambushes, since they are a kind of deception, seem to pertain to injustice. Therefore it is unlawful to lay ambushes even in a just war. Objection 2: Further, ambushes and deception seem to be opposed to faithfulness even as lies are. But since we are bound to keep faith with all men, it is wrong to lie to anyone, as Augustine states (Contra …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
Formation and History of the Hebrew Canon.
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And all the people that were in Ai were called together to pursue after them: and they pursued after Joshua, and were drawn away from the city.
And the LORD said unto Joshua, Stretch out the spear that is in thy hand toward Ai; for I will give it into thine hand. And Joshua stretched out the spear that he had in his hand toward the city.
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