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And it shall be, if it make thee answer of peace, and open unto thee, then it shall be, that all the people that is found therein shall be tributaries unto thee, and they shall serve thee.
For they belong to me, I brought them forth out of the land of Egypt; they shall not be sold as slaves.
And Joshua called for them, and spoke unto them saying, Why have ye beguiled us, saying, We are very far from you, when ye dwell among us?
There was not a city that made peace with the sons of Israel except the Hivites, the inhabitants of Gibeon; they took all the others in battle.
And they did not drive out the Canaanite that dwelt in Gezer, but the Canaanite remained in the midst of Ephraim unto this day and served under tribute.
And it came to pass when Israel was strong that they put the Canaanites under tribute but did not utterly drive them out.
1 Kings 9:21
their children that were left after them in the land, whom the sons of Israel were not able utterly to destroy, upon those Solomon levied a tribute of bondservice unto this day.
I am for peace; but when I speak, they are for war.
But his citizens hated him and sent an embassy after him, saying, We will not have this man to reign over us.
And they said unto Joshua, We are thy slaves. And Joshua said unto them, Who are you and where do you come from?