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Strong's #5912 - עָכָן

from an unused root meaning to trouble
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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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KJV (6)
Joshua 6
NAS (6)
Joshua 6
HCS (6)
Joshua 6
BSB (6)
Joshua 6
ESV (6)
Joshua 6
WEB (6)
Joshua 6
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 עָכָן proper name, masculine man of Judah; — Joshua 7:1 (P), Joshua 7:18; Joshua 7:19; Joshua 7:20; Joshua 7:24 (JE), Joshua 22:20 (P); = עָכָר 1 Chronicles 2:7 (from עָכוֺר Joshua 7:26, see also עָכָר); Αχαρ, Αχαν.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
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
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