Bible: Joshua 6:15-21

6:15 On the seventh day they were up at the crack of dawn 1  and marched around the city as before – only this time they marched around it seven times. 2  6:16 The seventh time around, the priests blew the rams’ horns and Joshua told the army, 3 Give the battle cry, 4  for the Lord is handing the city over to you! 5  6:17 The city and all that is in it must be set apart for the Lord, 6  except for Rahab the prostitute and all who are with her in her house, because she hid the spies 7  we sent. 6:18 But be careful when you are setting apart the riches for the Lord. If you take any of it, you will make the Israelite camp subject to annihilation and cause a disaster. 8  6:19 All the silver and gold, as well as bronze and iron items, belong to the Lord. 9  They must go into the Lord’s treasury.”

6:20 The rams’ horns sounded 10  and when the army 11  heard the signal, 12  they gave a loud battle cry. 13  The wall collapsed 14  and the warriors charged straight ahead into the city and captured it. 15  6:21 They annihilated with the sword everything that breathed in the city, 16  including men and women, young and old, as well as cattle, sheep, and donkeys.

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