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“But all the silver, and gold, and vessels of brass and iron, are consecrated unto the Lord: they shall come into the treasury of the Lord.

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Joshua 6:19 Translation & Meaning

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But all וְכֹ֣ל׀ Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) all
the silver, כֶּ֣סֶף Silver (from its pale color); by implication, money silver
and gold, וְזָהָ֗ב Gold, figuratively, something gold-colored (i.e., yellow), as oil, a clear sky gold
and vessels וּכְלֵ֤י Something prepared, i.e., any apparatus (as an implement, utensil, dress, vessel or weapon) vessels
of brass נְחֹ֙שֶׁת֙ Copper, hence, something made of that metal, i.e., coin, a fetter; figuratively, base (as compared with gold or silver) brass
and iron, וּבַרְזֶ֔ל Iron (as cutting); by extension, an iron implement iron
are (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
consecrated קֹ֥דֶשׁ A sacred place or thing; rarely abstract, sanctity consecrated
unto the Lord: לַֽיהוָ֑ה (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
they shall come יָבֽוֹא׃ To go or come (in a wide variety of applications) come
into the treasury אוֹצַ֥ר A depository treasury
of the Lord. יְהוָ֖ה (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord

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  • 17  And the city shall be accursed, even it, and all that are therein, to the Lord: only Rahab the harlot shall live, she and all that are with her in the house, because she hid the messengers that we sent.

  • 18  And ye, in any wise keep yourselves from the accursed thing, lest ye make yourselves accursed, when ye take of the accursed thing, and make the camp of Israel a curse, and trouble it.

  • 19  But all the silver, and gold, and vessels of brass and iron, are consecrated unto the Lord: they shall come into the treasury of the Lord.

  • 20  So the people shouted when the priests blew with the trumpets: and it came to pass, when the people heard the sound of the trumpet, and the people shouted with a great shout, that the wall fell down flat, so that the people went up into the city, every man straight before him, and they took the city.

  • 21  And they utterly destroyed all that was in the city, both man and woman, young and old, and ox, and sheep, and ass, with the edge of the sword.


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