And the sons of Carmi; Achar, the troubler of Israel, who transgressed in the devoted thing.
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George Leo Haydock
Achar, alias Achan, (Josue vii.; Challoner) which was his real name, as the former was given him (Calmet) in consequence of his having "troubled "Israel. (Du Hamel)
One letter may have been mistaken. (Worthington)
It may seem more probable that Achar, which appears invaribly in the Vatican Septuagint and Syriac, is the proper name. (Kennicott)
Anathema, the thing devoted or accursed, viz., the spoils of Jericho. (Challoner)