15 you must certainly put to the sword all who live in that town. You must destroy it completely,[a](A) both its people and its livestock.(B)

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Footnotes

  1. Deuteronomy 13:15 The Hebrew term refers to the irrevocable giving over of things or persons to the Lord, often by totally destroying them.

17 The city and all that is in it are to be devoted[a](A) to the Lord. Only Rahab the prostitute(B) and all who are with her in her house shall be spared, because she hid(C) the spies we sent.

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Footnotes

  1. Joshua 6:17 The Hebrew term refers to the irrevocable giving over of things or persons to the Lord, often by totally destroying them; also in verses 18 and 21.

15 But just as all the good things(A) the Lord your God has promised you have come to you, so he will bring on you all the evil things(B) he has threatened, until the Lord your God has destroyed you(C) from this good land he has given you.(D)

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And he said to me, “This is the curse(A) that is going out over the whole land; for according to what it says on one side, every thief(B) will be banished, and according to what it says on the other, everyone who swears falsely(C) will be banished.

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