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Bible Lexicons

Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #5912 - עָכָן

Transliteration
‛âkân
Phonetics
aw-kawn'
Origin
from an unused root meaning to trouble
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Masculine
TWOT
None
Definition
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

Achan = “troubler”

1) a Judaite who violated God’s specific ban on taking any loot from the captured city of Jericho and was stoned to death along with his family for this violation

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NAS (6)
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HCS (6)
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BSB (6)
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ESV (6)
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WEB (6)
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Verse Results
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

עָכָן pr.n. (“troubling,” i.q. עָכָר, as this name is actually written, 1 Chronicles 2:7), [Achan], an Israelite, who, by his sacrilege, occasioned the people to be smitten, Joshua 7:1, 22:20.

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List of Word Forms
עָכָ֗ן עָכָ֛ן עָכָ֞ן עָכָ֣ן עכן ‘ā·ḵān ‘āḵān aChan
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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