New Living Translation
So Joshua burned the town of Ai, and it became a permanent mound of ruins, desolate to this very day.
King James Bible
And Joshua burnt Ai, and made it an heap for ever, even a desolation unto this day.
Darby Bible Translation
And Joshua burned Ai, and made it an everlasting heap of desolation to this day.
World English Bible
So Joshua burnt Ai, and made it a heap forever, even a desolation, to this day.
Young's Literal Translation
And Joshua burneth Ai, and maketh it a heap age-during -- a desolation unto this day;
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LibraryJesus in the Tomb.
It was about three o'clock in the afternoon, according to our manner of reckoning, when Jesus expired. A Jewish law forbade a corpse suspended on the cross to be left beyond the evening of the day of the execution. It is not probable that in the executions performed by the Romans this rule was observed; but as the next day was the Sabbath, and a Sabbath of peculiar solemnity, the Jews expressed to the Roman authorities their desire that this holy day should not be profaned by such a spectacle. …
Ernest Renan—The Life of Jesus
Moses and his Writings
Then you must pile all the plunder in the middle of the open square and burn it. Burn the entire town as a burnt offering to the LORD your God. That town must remain a ruin forever; it may never be rebuilt.
Joshua impaled the king of Ai on a sharpened pole and left him there until evening. At sunset the Israelites took down the body, as Joshua commanded, and threw it in front of the town gate. They piled a great heap of stones over him that can still be seen today.
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