26 Over Achan they heaped(A) up a large pile of rocks, which remains to this day.(B) Then the Lord turned from his fierce anger.(C) Therefore that place has been called the Valley of Achor[a](D) ever since.

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  1. Joshua 7:26 Achor means trouble.

The son of Karmi:

Achar,[a](A) who brought trouble on Israel by violating the ban on taking devoted things.[b](B)

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  1. 1 Chronicles 2:7 Achar means trouble; Achar is called Achan in Joshua.
  2. 1 Chronicles 2:7 The Hebrew term refers to the irrevocable giving over of things or persons to the Lord, often by totally destroying them.

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