Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Now it came to pass, when Adonizedek king of Jerusalem had heard how Joshua had taken Ai, and had utterly destroyed it; as he had done to Jericho and her king, so he had done to Ai and her king; and how the inhabitants of Gibeon had made peace with Israel, and were among them;
Melchizedek king of Salem brought out bread and wine; now he was a priest of God Most High.
Melchizedek, king of Salem, priest of the Most High God, who met Abraham as he was returning from the slaughter of the kings and blessed him,
As he had
They utterly destroyed everything in the city, both man and woman, young and old, and ox and sheep and donkey, with the edge of the sword.
You shall do to Ai and its king just as you did to Jericho and its king; you shall
take only its spoil and its cattle as plunder for yourselves. Set an ambush for the city behind it.”
Joshua made peace with them and made a covenant with them, to let them live; and the leaders of the congregation swore an oath to them.
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.
They did so, and
brought these five kings out to him from the cave: the king of Jerusalem, the king of Hebron, the king of Jarmuth, the king of Lachish, and the king of Eglon.