17 But the city and everything in it are set apart to the Lord for destruction. Only Rahab the prostitute and everyone with her in the house will live,(A) because she hid the men[a] we sent. 18 But keep yourselves from the things set apart, or you will be set apart for destruction. If you[b] take any of those things, you will set apart the camp of Israel for destruction and bring disaster on it. 19 For all the silver and gold, and the articles of bronze and iron, are dedicated to the Lord and must go into the Lord’s treasury.”

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Footnotes

  1. Joshua 6:17 Lit messengers
  2. Joshua 6:18 LXX reads you covet and; Jos 7:21

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