Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 So the leaders took from their provisions, but {they did not ask direction from Yahweh}. 15 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. 16 And it happened that at the end of three days, after they made a covenant with them, they heard that {they were their neighbors} and living among them.


Cross References

2 Samuel 21:2

So the king called the Gibeonites and spoke to them. Now the Gibeonites [were] not from the {Israelites}; they [were] from the remainder of the Amorites. Now the {Israelites} had sworn to them, but Saul tried to wipe them out in his zeal for the {Israelites} and Judah.

Joshua 11:19

There was not a city that made peace with the {Israelites} besides the Hivites and the inhabitants of Gibeon--{all were taken in battle}.

Exodus 23:32

You will not make a covenant with them and with their gods.

Deuteronomy 20:10-11

"When you approach a city to fight against it, {you must offer it peace}.

Joshua 2:12-19

So then please swear to me by Yahweh, because {I have shown loyalty to you}, and {you will also show loyalty} {to my family}. You must give me a sign of good faith,

Joshua 6:22-25

Then Joshua said to the two men who spied on the land, "Go [to] the prostitute's house and bring out from there the woman and all who belong to her, just as you swore to her."

Jeremiah 18:7-8

One moment I speak concerning a nation or concerning a kingdom, to uproot, and to tear down, and to destroy [it].

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