Joshua 9:7



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The men of Israel said to the Hivites, "Perhaps you are living within our land; how then shall we make a covenant with you?"

King James Version

And the men of Israel said unto the Hivites, Peradventure ye dwell among us; and how shall we make a league with you?

International Standard Version

But the Israelis responded to the Hivites, "Perhaps you live in our midst. If this is so, how can we make a treaty with you?"

A Conservative Version

And the men of Israel said to the Hivites, Perhaps ye dwell among us, and how shall we make a covenant with you?

American Standard Version

And the men of Israel said unto the Hivites, Peradventure ye dwell among us; and how shall we make a covenant with you?

Amplified

But the men of Israel said to the Hivites, Perhaps you live among us; how then can we make a covenant with you?

Bible in Basic English

And the men of Israel said to the Hivites, It may be that you are living among us; how then may we make an agreement with you?

Darby Translation

And the men of Israel said to the Hivite, Perhaps thou dwellest in the midst of us, and how should I make a covenant with thee?

Holman Bible

The men of Israel replied to the Hivites, "Perhaps you live among us. How can we make a treaty with you?"

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And the men of Israel said unto the Hivites, Peradventure ye dwell among us, and how shall we make a covenant with you?

Julia Smith Translation

And the men of Israel will say to the Hivite, Perhaps thou shalt dwell in the midst of me, and I shall not make a covenant to thee.

King James 2000

And the men of Israel said unto the Hivites, Perhaps you dwell among us; and how shall we make a covenant with you?

Lexham Expanded Bible

And the men of Israel said to the Hivites, "Perhaps you [are] living among us; how can we {make a covenant} with you?"

Modern King James verseion

And the men of Israel said to the Hivites, Perhaps you are living among us, and how shall we make a treaty with you?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the men of Israel said unto the Hivites, "Peradventure you dwell among us, and then how should we make peace with you?"

NET Bible

The men of Israel said to the Hivites, "Perhaps you live near us. So how can we make a treaty with you?"

New Heart English Bible

The men of Israel said to the Hivites, "What if you live among us. How could we make a covenant with you?"

New simplified Bible

The men of Israel said to the Hivites: Perhaps you live near us. How can we make a treaty with you?

The Emphasized Bible

And the men of Israel said unto the Hivites, - Peradventure, in our midst, ye are dwelling, how then can we solemnise with you a covenant?

Webster

And the men of Israel said to the Hivites, It may be ye dwell among us; and how shall we make a league with you?

World English Bible

The men of Israel said to the Hivites, "What if you live among us. How could we make a covenant with you?"

Youngs Literal Translation

and the men of Israel say unto the Hivite, 'It may be in our midst ye are dwelling, and how do we make with thee a covenant?'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the men
אישׁ 
'iysh 
man , men , one , husband , any ,
Usage: 692

of Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505


Usage: 0

חוּי 
Chivviy 
Usage: 25

אלי אוּלי 
'uwlay 
Usage: 45

ye dwell
ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

קרב 
Qereb 
among , midst , within , inwards , in ,
Usage: 226

us and how shall we make
כּרת 
Karath 
Usage: 287

בּרית 
B@riyth 
Usage: 284

Context Readings

The Gibeonites Act With Cunning

6 They went to Joshua to the camp at Gilgal and said to him and to the men of Israel, "We have come from a far country; now therefore, make a covenant with us." 7 The men of Israel said to the Hivites, "Perhaps you are living within our land; how then shall we make a covenant with you?" 8 But they said to Joshua, "We are your servants." Then Joshua said to them, "Who are you and where do you come from?"


Cross References

Joshua 11:19

There was not a city which made peace with the sons of Israel except the Hivites living in Gibeon; they took them all in battle.

Judges 2:2

and as for you, you shall make no covenant with the inhabitants of this land; you shall tear down their altars.' But you have not obeyed Me; what is this you have done?

Genesis 10:17

and the Hivite and the Arkite and the Sinite

Genesis 34:2

When Shechem the son of Hamor the Hivite, the prince of the land, saw her, he took her and lay with her by force.

Exodus 3:8

"So I have come down to deliver them from the power of the Egyptians, and to bring them up from that land to a good and spacious land, to a land flowing with milk and honey, to the place of the Canaanite and the Hittite and the Amorite and the Perizzite and the Hivite and the Jebusite.

Exodus 23:31-33

"I will fix your boundary from the Red Sea to the sea of the Philistines, and from the wilderness to the River Euphrates; for I will deliver the inhabitants of the land into your hand, and you will drive them out before you.

Exodus 34:12

"Watch yourself that you make no covenant with the inhabitants of the land into which you are going, or it will become a snare in your midst.

Numbers 33:52

then you shall drive out all the inhabitants of the land from before you, and destroy all their figured stones, and destroy all their molten images and demolish all their high places;

Deuteronomy 7:2-3

and when the LORD your God delivers them before you and you defeat them, then you shall utterly destroy them You shall make no covenant with them and show no favor to them.

Deuteronomy 20:16

"Only in the cities of these peoples that the LORD your God is giving you as an inheritance, you shall not leave alive anything that breathes.

Joshua 9:1

Now it came about when all the kings who were beyond the Jordan, in the hill country and in the lowland and on all the coast of the Great Sea toward Lebanon, the Hittite and the Amorite, the Canaanite, the Perizzite, the Hivite and the Jebusite, heard of it,



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