In his days did Hiel of Bethel build Jericho: he laid the foundation of it at the cost of Abiram his firstborn, and set up the gates of it at the cost of his youngest son Segub, according to the word of the LORD, which he spoke by Joshua the son of Nun.
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George Leo Haydock
Hand. Josue had committed this curse to writing. (Haydock)
Hiel, an idolater, did not regard it, and Achab had not zeal to attempt to hinder him. But divine Providence punished his audacity. (Calmet)
All his sons perished, while the city was rebuilding. (Worthington)
See Josue vi. 26. (Calmet)