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know the way by which ye muft go; for ye twelve nones; and ye shall carry them over have not pared ihis way heretofore, with you, and leave them in the lodging.

51 And Joshua taid unto the people, Sanc: place, where ye ihall lodge this night, tify yourselves: for to-norrow the LORD will 4 Then Joshua called the twelve men, do wonders among you.

whom he had prepared of the children of lic 6 And Jomua (pake unto the priests, saying, rael, out of every tribe a man; Takeup theark of the covenant, and passover 5 And Joshua faid unto them,

Pafs over bebefore the people. Andthey took up the ark fore the art of the LORD your God into the of the covenant, and went before the people midst of Jordan, and take se up every inau

7 4 And the LORD said unto Joihua, This of you a ilolle upon his thoulder, according day will begin to magnify thee in the tight unto the number of the tribes of the children of all lsrael,

that they inay know that as I of Itrach. was with Mofes, so I will be with thce. 6. That this may be a ligi among you,

8 And thou thalt command the priests that that when your children aik. Incir father's in bear the ark of the covenant, laying, When tiine to come, saying, what can yo by ye are come to the brink of the water of Jor- these tłones? dan, ye shall land itill in Jordan

7 Then ye ihall answer them, that the 9 1 And Jothua said unto the children of waters of Jordan were out of beiors the ark Ifrael, Come hitter, and hear the words of of the covenant of the LORD; when it pailed the LORD your God.

over Jordan, the waters of Jordan were cut 10 And Joshua said, Hereby ye shall know off: and thcle tones thall be for a memorial that the living God is anong you, and shat unto the children of Israel for ever. he will without faildrive out froin before you 8 And the children of Israel did so as Jothe Canaanites, and the flittites, and the Bi thua comunanked, and took up twelve itonics vites, and the Perizzites, and the Girgaihites, out of the midit' of Jordan, as the LORD and the Amorites, and the Jebulites. spake unto Joshua, according to the mun.

11 Bchold, the ark of the covenant of the ber of the tribes of the children of Israel, LORD of all the earth pareth over buiure you and carried them over with them unto the into Jordan.

place where they ludged, and laid them 12 Now, therefore, take ye twelve men down there. out of the tribes of Israel, out of every tribe And joihua set up twelve itones in the

mídit of Jorday, in the place where the feet 13 And it shall come to pass, assoon as the of the prictts which bare the ark of the cofoles of the feet of the prieits that bear the venant ftood: and they are there unto this ark of the LORD, the Lord of all the earth, day. Thall rest in the waters of Jordan, that the io 1 For the prietts which bare the ark waters of Jordan shall be cut off from the wa- ttood in the midit of Jordan, until every ters that conne down from above, and they thing was finished that the Lord commanded shall Atand up on an heap,

Joshua to speak unto the people, according to 1+1 And it came to pass,when the people all that Moses commanded Jothua : and the reinoved from their tents to pass over Jordan, people hatted and palled over. and the priests bearing the ark of the cove 11 And it came to pass, when all the peonant before the people,

ple were clean palled 'over, that the ark of 15 And as they that bare the ark were the LORD paffed over, and the priests, in the come unto Jordan, and the feet of the prieits presence of the p. ople. that bare the ark were dipped in the brim of 12 And the children of Renben, and the the water, for Jordan overfloweth all his children of Gad, and haif the tribe of Mabanks all the time of harveit,)

naifeh, palled over arined before the children 16 That the waters which came down of Ifraei, as Moses fpake unto them. from above ltood, and rose up upon an hea, 13 About forty thousand, prepared forwar, very far from the city Adam, that is betide pailed over before the LORD unto battle, to Zaretan: and those that came down toward the plains of Jericho. the sea of the plain, even the salt-fea, Failed, 14 ! On that day the LORD magnified Joand were cut off, and the people palled over thua in the light of all Ifrael; and they fearright againt Jericho.

cd hin, as they feared roles, all the days of 17 And the pricits, that bare th: ark of the Bis life. covenant of the LORD, fluod finn on dry 15 and the LORD (pake unto Jothua,faying, ground in the midst of Jordan, arid all the 16 Command the pricts that bear the ark ifraelites palled over on dry grounti, until all of the testimony, that they come up out of the people were patlod clean over Jordan. Jordan. CHAP. IV.

17 Jothua, therefore, commanded thepriests, i Twelve fones taken for a memorial vut of saying, Come ye up out of Jordau. Jordan : twelve other stones are set up in 18 And it came to pals, when the pricité, The niidit Shereof. 19, 19 The people pays that bare the ark of the covenant of the 14 God mugniji:lh Fajnua.

LOND, were come up out of the midst of A Nd it came to pals, when all the people Jordan, and the coles of the priests feet were

were clean paded over Jordan, that the lifted up onto the dryland, that the waters of LORD Spake unta Jothua, Laying,

Jordan returned unto tocirplace, and dowcu 2 Take you twelve men out of the people, over all his banks, as they did nefore. ont of every tribe a man

199 And the people canic up out of Jor. 3 Aud command ye them, laying, "Take dan on the culth day of the sirit nogih, asid you hence out of the nidit of Jordan, ont of encamped in Gilgal, in the east border of Jethe place wbere the pricits scct itoud firm, richia.

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201 And those twelve Aones, which they leavened cakes, and parched corn, in the fell toukout of Jordan, did Joshuapitch inGilgal. same day.

21 And he fpake unto the children of If 129 And the manna ceased on the mor. mel, laying, When your children ihall aik row after they had eaten of the old corn of their fathers in time to come, saying, What the land; neither had the children of Israel mean these stones?

manna any more; but they did eat of the 22 Then ye ihan let your children know, fruit of the land of Canaan that year. raying, Ifracl came over this Jordan on dry 139And it came to pass when Joihua was by land.

Jericho, that he lifted up hiseyes and looked 23 For the LORD your God cried up the and, behold, there food a man over against waters of Jordan from before you, until ye him, with his sword drawn in his hand; and were palied over, as the LORD your God did Joshaa went unto him, and said unto him, to the Red fea, which he dried up from be Ar thou for us, or for our adversaries! fore us, antil we were gone over;

14 And he said, Nay; but as captain of the 2.4 'That an the peuple of the earth might host of the CUAD I am now. came. And know the hard of the Lord, that it is migh- Joshua fell on bis face to the earth, and did ty; that ye might fear the LORD your Gou worship, and said unto hiin, What saith my for ever

Tork unto his servant !

Is And the captain of the LORDS bott said The Canaanites are afraid. 2. Circumcision unto Joshua, Loose thy shoe froin of thy renewed. 10 The paljon er is kept at Gilgal, foot ; for the place whercou thou Randett 13. An anigel appeareth to yohua.

loly. And Joshua did so.

CHLAP VI. Anne Aamorite palichen all the timestame

the Amorites, which were on the lide i Jericho is shut up. 20 The walls fall down. of Jordan westward, and all the kings of the 22 Rakab is javid. The builder of Jericha Canaanites, which were by the sea, heard is curfed, Jordan from before the children oralarael, No Lericlio was tiraitly shut up, because

of the : until we were patied over, that their heart out, and none came in melred; neither was there fpirit in them any 2 And the LORD laid unto Joshua, See, I more, because of the children of ffrael. have given into thine hand Jericho, and the

28 At that time the LORD said unto Joihua, king thereof, and the mighty men of valour. Make thee ftarp knives, and circumcisca 3 And ye Mhall compass the city, all ye men gain the children of Israel the second time of war, and go round about the city once,

3 And Jothua mnade him tharp knives, and Thus thalt thou do lix days. circumciled thechildren of Israel at The hill 4 And leven prietts shall bear before the of the foreikins.

ark seven trumpets of rais horns: and the 4 And this is the cause why Joshua

did cir: feventh day c thall compass the city seven cumcise: All the people that came out of times, and the prietts that blow with the Egypt, that were males, even all the men of trumpets. war, died in the wilderness by the way, after 5 And it shall come to pass, that when they came out of Egypt,

they take a long binjl with the ramis horn, S Now all the people that came out were and when ye hear the found of the trumpet, circumcised; but all the people that were all the people than thout with a great thout i born in the wilderness by the way, as they and the wall of the city ihall fall down hat, came forth out of Egypt, then they had noi and the people thall alcend up, every man circumciled.

Itraight before him. 6 For the children of Israel walked forty 6 And Joshua the son of Nun called the years in the wilderness, till all the people, priests and said unto them, Take up the ark that were men of war, which came out of of the covenant, and let leven prieits bear Egypt, were consumed, because they obcyed seven trumpets of ramshorns before the ark nol the voice of the LORD: unto whom the of the I.ORD. LORD (ware, that he would not thew them 7. And he said unto the people, pass on: the land which the 1.0RD (wear onto their apd compass the city, and let him that is father, that he would give us, a land that armed pais on before the ark of the LORD. foweth with milk and lioney.

81 And it came to pass, when Joshua had 7 And their children, when he raised up spoken unto the people, that the leven prieits in their iteail, them Jothua circumcited: for bearing the leven trunipers of rams horns they were uncircumcised, becaufe they had palled on before the LORD, and blew with not circumciied them by the way..

the trumpets: and the ark of the covenant 8 And it cannc of pass, when they had done of the Lord followed thein. circumcifing all the people, that they abode in And the armed men went before the their places

in the camp till they were wbule. priests that blew with the trumpets, and the 9 And the Lordlaid unto Jothoa, This day rere-ward came after the ark, The Uriels go. have I rolled away the reprouch of Egypt ing on, and blowing with the trumpets. froin oft you: wherefore the name of the io And Jolinia bad commanded the people, place is called Gilgal unto this day. fay ng, Ye shall not thout, nor make any

10 1 And the cluldren of lfraci encamped noise with your voice, neither thall nny word in Gilgal, and kept the pallover on the four proceed out of your mouth, until the day I teenth day of the month at even, in the bid you thout; then thall ye thout. plains of Jericho.

ti so che ark of the Lord compassed the 11 And they did eat of the old corn of the city, going about it once and they came land on the morrow after the pallover, une into the camp, and lodged in the camp.

12 And Joshua rofe early in the morning, 27 So the LORD was with Jothua; and his and the priests took up the ark of the LORD. fame was noised througliout all the country. 13 And seven prietts, bearing seven trum

CHA P. VII. pets of rams horns before the ark of the 1 The Israelites smitten al Ai. 6 Joshua's comLORD, went on continually, rnd blew with plaint: 10 God inftrudath him what to do. the trumpets: and the armed men went be 10 Achan is taken by lof: 19 his confeffion : fore them; but the rere-ward caine after the 22 he and all he had are dejlroyed in the val. ark of the Lord, the priets going on and ley of Achor.

14 And the second day they compassed the Bute the children of Wacl committed a city once, and returned into the camp: so chan the son of Carmi, the son of Zabdi, akse they did lix days.

fon of Zerah, of the tribe of Juciah, took 15 And it came to pafs, on the seventh of the accurled thing and the anger of te day, that they rofe early, about the dawning LORD was kindled againit the children of of the day, and compassed the city after the lfrael. fame manner seven times: only on that day 2 And Joshua

fent men from Jericho to Ai, they compafled the city seven times, which is betide Beth-aven, on the cast fide of

18 And it came to pais at the leventh time, Beth-cl, and (pake unto them, faying, Go up when the prietts blew with the trunipets, Jo- and view the country. And the men went thua said unto the people, shout; for the up and viewed Ai. LORD hath given you the city.

3 And they returned to Joshua, and faid 17 And the city shall be accursed, even unto hiin, Let not all the people go up : but it, and all that are therein, to the LORD: only let about two or three thousand men go up Rahab theharlot thalllive, the and all that are and finite Ai, and make not all the people to with her in the house, because the hid the labour thither; for thicy are but few. messengers that we fent.

4 so there went up

thither of the people 18 And ye in any wise keep yourfelves about three thousand men, and they fied be. from the accurled tling, lett ye make your fore the men of Ai. selves accursed when ye take of the accursed 5 And the men of Ai fmote of them about thing, and make the camp of Israel a curse, thirty and fix men : for they chased them and trouble it,

from before the gate, even unto shebarim, 19 But all the hlver, and gold, and vetels and fmote them in the going down; where of brass and iron, are confecrated unto the fore the hearts of the people melted, and LORD : they shall come into the treafury of became as water. the LORD.

64 And Joshna rent his clothes, and fell to 20 So the people shouted when the priets the earth upon his face before the ark of the hlew with the trumpets: and it came to pass, Lond until the even-tide, he and the elders of when the people heard the

found of the trium- Israel, and put duft upon their heads. pet, and the people shouted with a great thout, 7 And Jothua faid, Alas! O Lord God, that the wall fell down flat, so that the peo® wherefore hatt thou at all brought this people pie went up into the city, every man ftraight over

Jordan, to deliver us into the hand of before him, and they took the city.

the Amorites, to destroy us? Would to God 21 And they utterly dettroyed all that was we had been content, and dwelt on the other in the city, both man and woman, young side Jordan! and old, and ox, and theep, and als, with the 8 O LORD, what shall I say, when Israel edge of the sword.

turneth their backs before their enemies! 229 but Jofhua had said unto the two men 9 For the Canaanites, and all the inhabitthat had Spied out the country, Go into the ants of the land, shall hear of it, and shall harlotshoule, and bring out thence the wo: environ us round, and out off our naine from man, and all that the liath, as ye sware unto the earth, and what wilt thou do unto thy her.

great name? 23 And the young men that were spics 10 And the LORD said unto Jcthua, Get went in, and brought out Rahab, and her thee up; wherefore liest thou thús upon thy father, and her mother, and her brethren, face? and all that the had; and they brought out u lfrael hatli tinned, and they have also all her kindred, and left them without the transgrelied my covenant which I commandcamp of Israel.

ed them; for they have even taken of the 24 And they burnt the city with fire, and accursed thing, and have also stolen, and all that was therein: only the fiver, and the disembled allo, and

they have put it even a. gold, and the vessels of brass, and of iron, mong their own stufi. they put into the treasury of the house of 1. Therefore the children of Ifrae! could the LORD.

Dot tand before their enemies, but turned 25 And Joshuí saved Rahab the harlot 2- their backs before their enemies, because live, and her fathers househuid, and all that they were accurled : neither will I be with Ihne had: aud de dwelleth in Israel e ven un" you any more, except yedeftroy the accursed to this day: becaufe the bid the

mellengers from ainong you. which Joshua font rolpy ont Jericho.

13 Up, fand ify the people, and say, Sanc26 9 And Joshua atljured them at that time, tify yourfcives against

te-morrow; for thus saying, Curled be the man before the LORD fajin the Lord God of larael, There is an ac. that riseth up and buildeth this city Jericho : crio thing in the midit of thee, O lfrael: hc hall lay the foundation thereof in his first thou canit not stand before thinc enemies, horn, and in his youngett Jon Thall he set up until ye take away the accurled thing from the fate of it.

ainong you.


14 In the morning, therefore, ye than be 2 And thou shalt do to Ai and her king, as brought according to your tribes : and it thou didtt unto Jericho and her king : only thalt be, that the tribe which the LORD taketh the spoil thercof, and the cattle thereof, thall thall come according to the families thereof; ye take for a prey unto yourselves. Lay thee and the family which the LORD thall take an ambuih for the city behiud it. Thall come by households; and the household 39 So Jothur arofe, and all the people of which the LORD thell-take ihall come man by war, to go up againft Ai: angi Joshua chofe

out thirty thousand mighty men of valour, 15 And it mall be, that he that is taken and sent them way by night. with the accursed thing thall be burnt with 4 And he commanded them, saying, Befire, he and all that he liath; because he bath hold, ye shall lic in wait againt the city, tranfgrefled the covenant of the LORD, and even behind the city i go not ve y far from becaulc he hath wrought folly in Israel. the city, but he ye all ready: 169 So Jothua rofe

up early in the morn 5 And I, and all the people that are with ing, and brought Isracl by their tribes; and me, will approach unto the city: and it shall the tribe of Judah was taken:

come to pals, lcn they come out against us 17 And he brought the family of Judah; as at the firtt, that we will Ace before them, and he took the fainily of the Zarhites : aud 6 (For they will come out after his, till we he brought the family of the Zarhites man by have drawn them froin the city; for they will man; and Zabdi was taken ;

say, They flee before os, as at the first: there18 And he brought his household man by fore we will flee before them. man; and Achuan, the fon or Carmi, the fon 7 Then ye shall rise up from the ambuih, of Zabdi, the son of Zerah, of the tribe or and seize upon the city for the LORD your Judah, was taken.

God will deliver it into your hand. 19 And Joshua said unto Achan, My son, 8 And it lhall be, when ye have taken the give, I pray thee, giry to the LORD God of city, tha: ye thall set the city on fire acIfrael, and make conferico unto hinn: and conding to the commandinent of the LORD tell me now what thou hast done; bide it not hall ye do. Stc, I have commanded you. from me.

9 9 Jothua, therefore, fent them forth; and 20 And Achan answered Joshua, and said, they went to lie in ambuth, and abode beIndeed I have linned again the LORD God tween Beth-ek and Ai, on the wett fide of of Israel, and thus and thus have I done : Ai: but Joshua lodged that night among the

21 When I faw among the spoils a goodly people. Babylonith garment, and two hundred ihekels 10 And Jothua role up early in the morn. of Hilver, and a wedge of gold of fifty thekels ing, and numbered the people, and up weight, then I coveted them, and took them; he and the elders of Israel, before the people and, behold, they are hid in the earth in the to Ai. midit of my tent, and the filver under it. 11 And all the people, even the people of

219 $0 joshua fent inessengers, an. they war that were with him, went up, and drew ran nnto the tent; and, behold, it was hid nigh, and came before the city, and pitched in his tent, and the situer under it.

on the north fide of Ai: now there was a val23. And they took them out of the midtt of ley between them and Ai. the tent, and brought them unto Joshua, and 12 And he took about five thousand men, unto all the children of Israel, and laid them and sctanem to lie in ambulh between Bethout before the LORD.

ct and Ai, on the weti fide of the city. 24 And Jothua, and all Ifracl with Him, 13 And when they liad set thc people took Achan the son of Zeral, and che filver, even all the host that was on the north of and the garment, and the wedge of gold, the city, and their liers in wait on the welt and his fons, and his daughters, and his oxen, of the city, Joshua went that night into the and his affes, and his theep, and histent, and midit of the villey. all that he had; ax1 they brought then unto 14 1 And it came to pass, when the king of the valley of Achor.

Al law it, that they halted and rofe up early, 25 And Jonua faid, Why kalt thou trous and the incn of the city went out againit bled us? tie lord fhall trouble thee this day, liraci to battle, he and all his people, at a And al Ifracl ttoned him with ftones, and time appointed, before the plain : but he wilt burnet then with fire after they had itoned nor that there were liers in ambuih againtt them with tones.

him behind the city. 26 And they raised over him a great heap 15 And Joshua and all Ifrael made as if of Itones unto this day, so the Lord turned they were beaten before thein, and fled by from the tiercenes of his anger: wherefore the way of the wilderness. the name of that place was called, The valley. 16 And all the people

that were in Ai were of Achor, unto this day.

called together to pursue after thein : and CHAP. VII.

they pudined after Joshua, and were drawn i God encourageth Fofhun. 3. The fratagen away from the city.

whereby Ai was taken. 30 fushtu i buildeth 17 And there was not a man Icft in di, or an alar. 32 writeth the law un portes, Beth-el, that went not out after Israel: and 33 and pronounceth befings and curfings. they left the city open, and purixed after

afla neither he thou dilayed : take all the 19 And the Lord said unto Joshua, Stretch people of war with thee, and arilc, go up to out the spear that is in thine hand toward Ai: Ai : (ee, I have given into thy hand the king for I will give it into thinc hand. And Joof Al, and his people, and his city, and his fhua tretched outthespear that had in his land.

band toward the city.

19 And the ambush arose quickly out of 34 And afterwards he read all the words their place, and they ran asoon as he had of the law,the blessing andcurlings according Aretched out his hand; and they entered to all that is written in the book of the law. into the city, and took it, and hatted and 35 There was not a word of all that Moses set the city on tire.

commanded, which Joshua read not before 20 And when the men of Ai looked be. all the congregation of Israel, with the wabind them, they faw,and, behold, the smoke men and the little ones, and the strangers of the city afcended up to heaven;

and they that were conversant among them. had no power to fice this way or that way:

CHAP. IX. and the people that fled to the wilderness i The kings combine again ifrael. 3 Gibeaturned back upon the pursuers.

nites obtaining a league by craft, 16 are con 21 And when Jothua and all Ifrael saw that demned to perpetual bondage. the ambush had taken the city, and that the


Nd it came to pass, when all the kings ed again, and New the men of Ai.

hills, and in the vallies, and in all the coafts 22 And the other issued out of the city of the great fca over against Lebanon, the againit them ; so they were in the midit

of Hittite, and the Amorite, the Cananite, the afrael, fome on this tide, and fome on that Horizzite, the Havite, and the Jebulite, heard fide; and they smote them, so that they let thereas, 11one of them remain or escape.

2 That they gathered themselves together 23 And the king of Ai they took alive, to fight with Joshua, and with Ifrael, with and brought him to Joshua.

one accord. 24 And it came to pass when Ifrael had 31 And when the inhabitants of Gibeon made an end of Oaying all the inhabitants heard what Joshua had done unto Jericho and of Ai in the field, in the wilderness wherein to Ai. they chased them, and when they were all 4 They did work wilily, and went and fallen on the edge to the sword until they made as if they had been ambaladors; and were confumed, that all the Ifraelitcs res took old sacks upon their

affes, and wineturned unto Ai, and (mote it with the edge bottles, oid, and rent, and bound up; of the sword.

5 And old shoes clouted upon their feet, 25 And so it was that all that fell that day, and old garments upon them; and all the hoth of men and women, were twelve thou- bread of their provision was dry and mouldy. Tand, erien all the men of Ai.

6 And they went to Joshua unto the camp 26' For Joshua drew not his hand back, at Gilgal, and raid unto him, and to the mon wherewith he itretched out the pear, until of Ifrael, we be come from a far country; he had utterly deftroyed all the inhabitants now therefore, inake ye a league with us, Ai,

7 And the men of Israel said unto the Hi. 27 Only the cattle, and the spoil of that vites, Peradventure ye dwell among us, and city, Ilrael took for a prey unto themselves, low shall we make a league with you? according unto the word of the LORD, which 8 And they said unto Joshua, We are thy hccommanded Joihua.

servants. And Joshua said unto them, Whio 28 And Joshua burnt Ai, and made an heap are ye ! and froin whence come ye? for ever, even a defolation unto this day. 9 And they said unto him, From a very far

29 And the king of Ai be banged on a tree country thy forvants are come, because of until evea-tide : and, asoon as the sus was the name of the LORD thy God : for we have duwn, Joshua commanded that they ihould heard the fame of hion and all that he did take his carcafe down from the tree, and caft in Egypt, it at the entrance of a gate of the city, and 10 And all that he did to the two kings of raise thereon a great heap of foncs, that re- the Amorites that ouere beyond Jordan, to maineth unto this day:

Sihon king of Heth!on, and to Og king of 30 y Then Jothua built an altar into the Balhan, which was at Athinoch. LORD God of lfrael in mount Ebal;

11 Wherefore our elders, and all the inha31 As Moses the servant of the LORD, com- bitants of our country, fpake to us, faying, manded the children of Israel, as it is writ. Take viduals with you for the journey, and ten in the book of the law of Mofes, An altar go to meet them, and say unto them, We of whole ftones, over which no man bath are your fervants: therefore now make ye a lifted up any iron : and they offered thereon league with us. burnt-offerings unto the Lord: and lacrit. 12 This our bread we took hot for oin ced peace offerings.

provition out of our houses on the day we 32' And he wrote there upon the ftones a came forth to go unto you: but now, behold, COFY of the law of Moses, which he wrote it is dry, and it is mouldy : in the presence of the cluildren of Israel. 13 And these bottles of wine which we hl * 33 And all

Lirael, and their elders, and led tere new; and, behold, they be rent; officers, and their judges, food on this 5de and these our garments and our shoes are be. the ark, 41, on that ide, before the priults come old by rearon of the

very long journey; the Le: (tes, which bare the ark of the cove 14 And the men took of thtirvienals, ani nant of the LORD, as well the tiranger as asked not counael at the mouth of the LORD. he that was born among them: half of them 15 And Joshua made peace with them, and over againft mount Gerizini, and half of inade a league

with them to let the;n live : them over against muunt Ebal; as Mote, and the princes of the congregation (ware the fervant of the LORD had commanded unto them. besure, that they dould bici che people of 16 And it came to pats at the end of three liraci.

days, after they had madca league with

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