Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Then they approached Joshua in the camp at Gilgal and addressed him and the Israelis, "We've arrived from a distant country, so please make a treaty with us right now."

New American Standard Bible

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."

King James Version

And they went to Joshua unto the camp at Gilgal, and said unto him, and to the men of Israel, We be come from a far country: now therefore make ye a league with us.

Holman Bible

They went to Joshua in the camp at Gilgal and said to him and the men of Israel, “We have come from a distant land. Please make a treaty with us.”

A Conservative Version

And 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 ye a covenant with us.

American Standard Version

And they went to Joshua unto the camp at Gilgal, and said unto him, and to the men of Israel, We are come from a far country: now therefore make ye a covenant with us.

Amplified

And they went to Joshua in the camp at Gilgal and said to him and the men of Israel, We have come from a far country; so now, make a covenant with us.

Bible in Basic English

And they came to Joshua to the tent-circle at Gilgal, and said to him and to the men of Israel, We have come from a far country: so now make an agreement with us.

Darby Translation

And they went to Joshua unto the camp at Gilgal, and said to him, and to the men of Israel, From a far country are we come; and now make a covenant with us.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Thus they came unto Joshua to the camp at Gilgal and said unto him and to the men of Israel, We are come from a far country; now, therefore, make ye a covenant with us.

Julia Smith Translation

And they will come to Joshua to the camp at Gilgal, and will say to him and to the men of Israel, From a land far off we came: and now cut out to us a covenant.

King James 2000

And they went to Joshua unto the camp at Gilgal, and said unto him, and to the men of Israel, We are come from a far country: now therefore make you a covenant with us.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And they went to Joshua at the camp [at] Gilgal and said to him and to the men of Israel, "We have come from a far land; so then {make a covenant with us}."

Modern King James verseion

And 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 treaty with us.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And they came unto Joshua, unto the host to Gilgal, and said unto him and unto the men of Israel, "We be come from a far country, now therefore make agreement with us."

NET Bible

They came to Joshua at the camp in Gilgal and said to him and the men of Israel, "We have come from a distant land. Make a treaty with us."

New Heart English Bible

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."

The Emphasized Bible

So they took their journey unto Joshua, unto the camp, at Gilgal, - and said unto him, and unto the men of Israel, From a far country, are we come, Now, therefore, solemnise with us a covenant.

Webster

And 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 ye a league with us.

World English Bible

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."

Youngs Literal Translation

And they go unto Joshua, unto the camp at Gilgal, and say unto him, and unto the men of Israel, 'From a land far off we have come, and now, make with us a covenant;'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

to Joshua
יהושׁע יהושׁוּע 
Y@howshuwa` 
Usage: 218

unto the camp
מחנה 
Machaneh 
Usage: 216

at Gilgal
גּלגּל 
Gilgal 
Usage: 41

and said

Usage: 0

unto him, and to the men
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

of Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

We be come

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

from a far
רחק רחוק 
Rachowq 
Usage: 85

ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

כּרת 
Karath 
Usage: 287

ye a league
בּרית 
B@riyth 
Usage: 284

Context Readings

The Gibeonites Act With Cunning

5 worn-out, patched sandals for their feet, and worn-out clothes. All of their food was dried out and covered in mold. 6 Then they approached Joshua in the camp at Gilgal and addressed him and the Israelis, "We've arrived from a distant country, so please make a treaty with us right now." 7 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?"


Cross References

Joshua 5:10

While the Israelis remained encamped at Gilgal on the plains of Jericho, they observed the Passover during the evening of the fourteenth day of the month.

Deuteronomy 20:11-15

If it agrees to peace and welcomes you, then all the people found in it will serve you as forced laborers.

Joshua 9:9

They answered, "Your servants have arrived from a very distant land, because of the reputation of the LORD your God, because we've heard a report about all that he did in Egypt,

Joshua 10:43

Then Joshua returned to the camp at Gilgal, along with the entire fighting force of Israel.

1 Kings 8:41

"Now concerning the foreigner who is not from your people Israel, when he comes from a land far away for the sake of your name

2 Kings 20:14

Then Isaiah the prophet came to King Hezekiah and asked him, "What did these men have to say, and where did they come from?" Hezekiah replied, "They came from a country far away from Babylon."

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