Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

He hanged the king of Ai on a tree until dusk, and at sunset Joshua ordered his body brought down from the tree and laid at the entrance to the gate of the town. There he raised over it a large mound of stones, which stands there to this day.

New American Standard Bible

He hanged the king of Ai on a tree until evening; and at sunset Joshua gave command and they took his body down from the tree and threw it at the entrance of the city gate, and raised over it a great heap of stones that stands to this day.

King James Version

And the king of Ai he hanged on a tree until eventide: and as soon as the sun was down, Joshua commanded that they should take his carcase down from the tree, and cast it at the entering of the gate of the city, and raise thereon a great heap of stones, that remaineth unto this day.

Holman Bible

He hung the body of the king of Ai on a tree until evening, and at sunset Joshua commanded that they take his body down from the tree. They threw it down at the entrance of the city gate and put a large pile of rocks over it, which remains to this day.

A Conservative Version

And he hanged the king of Ai on a tree until the evening. And at the going down of the sun Joshua commanded, and they took his body down from the tree, and cast it at the entrance of the gate of the city, and raised a great heap of

American Standard Version

And the king of Ai he hanged on a tree until the eventide: and at the going down of the sun Joshua commanded, and they took his body down from the tree, and cast it at the entrance of the gate of the city, and raised thereon a great heap of stones, unto this day.

Amplified

And he hanged the king of Ai on a tree until evening; and at sunset, Joshua commanded and they took the body down from the tree and cast it at the entrance of the city gate and raised a great heap of stones over it that is there to this day.

Bible in Basic English

And he put the king of Ai to death, hanging him on a tree till evening: and when the sun went down, Joshua gave them orders to take his body down from the tree, and put it in the public place of the town, covering it with a great mass of stones, which is there to this day.

Darby Translation

And the king of Ai he hanged on a tree until the evening; and at the going down of the sun Joshua commanded, and they took his carcase down from the tree, and threw it down at the entrance of the gate of the city, and raised upon it a great heap of stones, which remains to this day.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And he hanged the king of Ai on a tree until evening, and as soon as the sun was down, Joshua commanded that they should take his carcase down from the tree and cast it at the entering of the gate of the city and raise a great heap of stones upon it, that remains unto this day.

Julia Smith Translation

And the king of Ai he hung upon the tree till the time of evening: and when the sun went down Joshua commanded and they will take down his carcass from the tree and cast it at the opening of the gate of the city, and they will set upon it a great heap of stones till this day.

King James 2000

And the king of Ai he hanged on a tree until evening: and as soon as the sun was down, Joshua commanded that they should take his body down from the tree, and cast it at the entering of the gate of the city, and raise on it a great heap of stones, that remains unto this day.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The king of Ai he hanged on a tree until the time of evening, and as the sun went down Joshua commanded [them], and they brought down his dead body from the tree. Then they threw it at the entrance of the gate of the city, and they raised over it a great heap of stones [that remains] to this day.

Modern King James verseion

And he hanged the king of Ai on a tree until evening. And as soon as the sun was down, Joshua commanded that they should take his body down from the tree and throw it down at the entrance to the gate of the city, and raise on it a great heap of stones, to this day.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the king of Ai he hanged on tree, until evening. And as soon as the sun was down, Joshua commanded and they took the carcass down off the tree, and cast it in the entering of the gate of the city, and cast thereon a great heap of stones, that remaineth unto this day.

NET Bible

He hung the king of Ai on a tree, leaving him exposed until evening. At sunset Joshua ordered that his corpse be taken down from the tree. They threw it down at the entrance of the city gate and erected over it a large pile of stones (it remains to this very day).

New Heart English Bible

He hanged the king of Ai on a tree until the evening, and at the sundown Joshua commanded, and they took his body down from the tree, and threw it at the entrance of the gate of the city, and raised a great heap of stones on it that remains to this day.

The Emphasized Bible

And, the king of Ai, hanged he on a tree until eventide, - but, at the going in of the sun, Joshua gave command and they took down his dead body from the tree, and cast it in at the opening of the gate of the city, and raised up over it a great heap of stones - which remaineth until this day.

Webster

And the king of Ai he hanged on a tree until evening: and as soon as the sun was down, Joshua commanded that they should take his carcass down from the tree, and cast it at the entering of the gate of the city, and raise upon it a great heap of stones, that remaineth to this day.

World English Bible

He hanged the king of Ai on a tree until the evening, and at the sundown Joshua commanded, and they took his body down from the tree, and threw it at the entrance of the gate of the city, and raised a great heap of stones on it that remains to this day.

Youngs Literal Translation

and the king of Ai he hath hanged on the tree till even-time, and at the going in of the sun hath Joshua commanded, and they take down his carcase from the tree, and cast it unto the opening of the gate of the city, and raise over it a great heap of stones till this day.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

of Ai
עיּת עיּא עי 
`Ay 
Usage: 40

he hanged
תּלה 
Talah 
Usage: 27

on a tree
עץ 
`ets 
Usage: 329

עת 
`eth 
Usage: 296

and as soon as the sun
שׁמשׁ 
Shemesh 
Usage: 134


come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

יהושׁע יהושׁוּע 
Y@howshuwa` 
Usage: 218

צוה 
Tsavah 
Usage: 494

נבלה 
N@belah 
Usage: 48

ירד 
Yarad 
Usage: 378

from the tree
עץ 
`ets 
Usage: 329

and cast
שׁלך 
Shalak 
Usage: 125

it at the entering
פּתח 
Pethach 
Usage: 164

of the gate
שׁער 
Sha`ar 
Usage: 374

of the city
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

and raise
קוּם 
Quwm 
Usage: 629

גּדל גּדול 
Gadowl 
Usage: 528

גּל 
Gal 
Usage: 34

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Ai

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

A Review Of The Fighting

28 Joshua burned Ai, turning it into a permanent mound of ruins, and it remains so to this day. 29 He hanged the king of Ai on a tree until dusk, and at sunset Joshua ordered his body brought down from the tree and laid at the entrance to the gate of the town. There he raised over it a large mound of stones, which stands there to this day. 30 Then Joshua built an altar to the LORD God of Israel, on Mount Ebal,



Cross References

Deuteronomy 21:22-23

"If a man is guilty of a capital offense, is executed, and then is impaled on a tree,

Joshua 7:26

piling up a large mound of boulders that remains to this day. After this, the LORD turned his burning anger away, and that is why that place is called "the Valley of Achor" to this day.

2 Samuel 18:17

Meanwhile, Joab's army grabbed Absalom's body, tossed it into a large pit in the forest, and filled it up with a huge pile of rocks. Then the Israelis ran away back to their homes.

Joshua 10:26-28

After this, Joshua struck those kings down, executing them, and hanged them on five gallows until sunset.

Joshua 10:30

The LORD gave both it and its king into the control of Israel, and Joshua executed both its king and every person in it with swords, leaving no survivors. He dealt with the king the same way he had dealt with the king of Jericho.

Joshua 10:33

Then Horam king of Gezer appeared to help Lachish. So Joshua attacked him and his army, until he left no one remaining.

Esther 7:10

The king said, "Hang him on it." So they hanged Haman on the pole he had set up for Mordecai, and then the king's anger subsided.

Psalm 107:40

Having poured contempt on their nobles, causing them to err aimlessly in the way.

Psalm 110:5

The Lord is at your right hand; he will utterly destroy kings in the time of his wrath.

Acts 12:23

Immediately the angel of the Lord struck him down because he did not give glory to God, and he was eaten by worms and died.

Revelation 19:17-18

Then I saw an angel standing in the sun. He cried out in a loud voice to all the birds flying overhead, "Come! Gather for the great supper of God.

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