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(aw' chawr) Place name meaning “trouble, affliction,” or “taboo.” The valley in which Achan and his household were stoned to death (Joshua 7:24-26 ). Later, it formed part of the border of Judah. It is the subject of prophetic promises in Isaiah 65:10 and Hosea 2:15 . See Joshua .

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Achor'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​hbd/​a/achor.html. 1991.
 
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