Theft: Achan
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Joshua 7:21
When I saw among the spoils a goodly Babylonish garment, and two hundred shekels of silver, and a wedge of gold of fifty shekels weight, then I coveted them, and took them; and, behold, they are hid in the earth in the middle of my tent, and the silver under it.
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Achan's Sin, Israel's Defeat
... The second three describe it in terms of ordinary morality, as theft, lying, and ...
to them of the properties of 'the devoted thing' which Achan has taken, and ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture f/achans sin israels defeat.htm

The Eighth Commandment
... which is the root of theft. A man covets more than his own, and this itch of
covetousness makes him scratch what he can from another. Achan's covetous humour ...
/.../watson/the ten commandments/2 8 the eighth commandment.htm

A Description of Heart-Purity
... (ii) Covetousness is the root of theft. Achan's covetous humour made him steal that
wedge of gold which served to cleave asunder his soul from God (Joshua 7:21 ...
/.../16 a description of heart-purity.htm

Tenth Commandment
... Again: Covetousness tempts us into the violation of the eighth commandment, or theft.
Recall how it tempted Achan to steal a goodly Babylonish mantle, and two ...
// and wanting/tenth commandment.htm

The Tenth Commandment
... Covetousness is a breach of the eighth commandment Thou shalt not steal.' It
is the root of theft: covetous Achan stole the wedge of gold. ...
/.../watson/the ten commandments/2 1 the tenth commandment.htm

How Long Standing an Evil Love of Money Is...
... For when Achan had taken a garment of gold and two hundred shekels of silver and ...
city, he was brought before the Lord, and could not deny the theft, but owned ...
/.../ambrose/works and letters of st ambrose/chapter xxvi how long standing.htm

Chapter i.
... Accordingly as it is written in the Book of Joshua [1209] the son of Nun, when Achan
was charged with theft, he did not excuse himself with the plea of his ...
/.../athanasius/select works and letters or athanasius/chapter i.htm

Little Sins
... Achan touched it: was not that a little thing? ... "Is it not a little one?" And so,
young man, the devil has tempted thee to commit the first petty theft. ...
/.../ sermons volume 5 1859/little sins.htm

The Wheat and the Tares
... is the cure for the hideous facts which drive men to shriek 'Property is theft.'. ...
As Achan's death warned Israel at the beginning of their entrance into the ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture the acts/the wheat and the tares.htm

Homilies on Galatians and Ephesians.
... Achan, his sin brought calamities upon all, [5]79. ... instanced by various cases, with
reference to the Commandments, murder, adultery, theft, perjury, assault ...
/.../homilies on galatians and ephesians.htm

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