Josh 7:11

7:11 Israel. The corporate unity of Israel is stressed throughout the chapter. The sin of one man (v. 15) brought guilt on his community (22:18).

transgressed my covenant. This is a further indication of the nature of the sin. The concept of God’s covenant includes His commitment to His promises, and the consequent obligations on the people who received the promises. See note 3:3. It is God’s covenant because He has set its terms.

devoted things. See 6:18; note on 6:17.