Parallel Verses

King James Version

And Joshua made peace with them, and made a league with them, to let them live: and the princes of the congregation sware unto them.

New American Standard Bible

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.

Holman Bible

So Joshua established peace with them and made a treaty to let them live, and the leaders of the community swore an oath to them.

International Standard Version

They made a treaty with them, guaranteeing their lives with a covenant, and the leaders of the congregation confirmed it with an oath to them.

A Conservative Version

And Joshua made peace with them, and made a covenant with them to let them live, and the rulers of the congregation swore to them.

American Standard Version

And Joshua made peace with them, and made a covenant with them, to let them live: and the princes of the congregation sware unto them.

Amplified

Joshua made peace with them, covenanting with them to let them live, and the assembly's leaders swore to them.

Bible in Basic English

So Joshua made peace with them, and made an agreement with them that they were not to be put to death: and the chiefs of the people took an oath to them.

Darby Translation

And Joshua made peace with them, and made a covenant with them, to let them live; and the princes of the assembly swore unto them.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And Joshua made peace with them and made a covenant with them, to let them live; also the princes of the congregation swore unto them.

Julia Smith Translation

And Joshua will make peace to them, and will cut out to them a covenant to preserve them alive: and the chiefs of the assembly sware to them.

King James 2000

And Joshua made peace with them, and made a covenant with them, to let them live: and the leaders of the congregation swore to them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Joshua made peace with them, and {he made a covenant with them} to allow them to live happily, and the leaders of the congregation swore [an oath] to them.

Modern King James verseion

And Joshua made peace with them, and made a treaty with them, to let them live. And the rulers of the congregation swore to them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Joshua made peace with them, and made a covenant with them, to save their lives: and the lords of the congregation sware unto them.

NET Bible

Joshua made a peace treaty with them and agreed to let them live. The leaders of the community sealed it with an oath.

New Heart English Bible

Joshua made peace with them, and made a covenant with them, to let them live. The leaders of the congregation swore to them.

The Emphasized Bible

And Joshua made peace with them, and solemnised with them a covenant to let them live, - and the princes of the assembly, entered into an oath with them.

Webster

And Joshua made peace with them, and made a league with them, to let them live: and the princes of the congregation swore to them.

World English Bible

Joshua made peace with them, and made a covenant with them, to let them live. The princes of the congregation swore to them.

Youngs Literal Translation

and Joshua maketh with them peace, and maketh with them a covenant, to keep them alive; and swear to them do the princes of the company.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יהושׁע יהושׁוּע 
Y@howshuwa` 
Usage: 218

שׁלם שׁלום 
Shalowm 
Usage: 236

with them, and made
כּרת 
Karath 
Usage: 287

a league
בּרית 
B@riyth 
Usage: 284

with them, to let them live
חיה 
Chayah 
Usage: 264

and the princes
נשׂא נשׂיא 
Nasiy' 
Usage: 134

of the congregation
עדה 
`edah 
Usage: 149

שׁבע 
 
Usage: 186

Context Readings

The Gibeonites Act With Cunning

14 And the men took of their victuals, and asked not counsel at the mouth of the LORD. 15 And Joshua made peace with them, and made a league with them, to let them live: and the princes of the congregation sware unto them. 16 And it came to pass at the end of three days after they had made a league with them, that they heard that they were their neighbours, and that they dwelt among them.


Cross References

2 Samuel 21:2

And the king called the Gibeonites, and said unto them; (now the Gibeonites were not of the children of Israel, but of the remnant of the Amorites; and the children of Israel had sworn unto them: and Saul sought to slay them in his zeal to the children of Israel and Judah.)

Joshua 11:19

There was not a city that made peace with the children of Israel, save the Hivites the inhabitants of Gibeon: all other they took in battle.

Exodus 23:32

Thou shalt make no covenant with them, nor with their gods.

Deuteronomy 20:10-11

When thou comest nigh unto a city to fight against it, then proclaim peace unto it.

Joshua 2:12-19

Now therefore, I pray you, swear unto me by the LORD, since I have shewed you kindness, that ye will also shew kindness unto my father's house, and give me a true token:

Joshua 6:22-25

But Joshua had said unto the two men that had spied out the country, Go into the harlot's house, and bring out thence the woman, and all that she hath, as ye sware unto her.

Jeremiah 18:7-8

At what instant I shall speak concerning a nation, and concerning a kingdom, to pluck up, and to pull down, and to destroy it;

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