New Defender's Study Bible Notes
7:11 dissembled. A somewhat archaic term meaning “acted deceptively.”
7:16 was taken. The account does not say explicitly how the Lord identified the guilty man. Possibly it was by casting lots or, more likely, it was by means of the priestly use of the Urim and Thummim (see note on Exodus 28:30).
7:24 and his daughters. Such a large amount of forbidden booty (Joshua 7:21) could hardly have been carried and hidden by Achan alone, unaided by and unknown to his family. They may even have urged him to carry out the crime.