Parallel Verses

NET Bible

The men of Israel said to the Hivites, "Perhaps you live near us. So how can we make a treaty with you?"

New American Standard Bible

The men of Israel said to the Hivites, “Perhaps you are living within our land; how then shall we make a covenant with you?”

King James Version

And the men of Israel said unto the Hivites, Peradventure ye dwell among us; and how shall we make a league with you?

Holman Bible

The men of Israel replied to the Hivites, “Perhaps you live among us. How can we make a treaty with you?”

International Standard Version

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?"

A Conservative Version

And the men of Israel said to the Hivites, Perhaps ye dwell among us, and how shall we make a covenant with you?

American Standard Version

And the men of Israel said unto the Hivites, Peradventure ye dwell among us; and how shall we make a covenant with you?

Amplified

But the men of Israel said to the Hivites, “Perhaps you are living within our land; how then can we make a covenant (treaty) with you?”

Bible in Basic English

And the men of Israel said to the Hivites, It may be that you are living among us; how then may we make an agreement with you?

Darby Translation

And the men of Israel said to the Hivite, Perhaps thou dwellest in the midst of us, and how should I make a covenant with thee?

Julia Smith Translation

And the men of Israel will say to the Hivite, Perhaps thou shalt dwell in the midst of me, and I shall not make a covenant to thee.

King James 2000

And the men of Israel said unto the Hivites, Perhaps you dwell among us; and how shall we make a covenant with you?

Lexham Expanded Bible

And the men of Israel said to the Hivites, "Perhaps you [are] living among us; how can we {make a covenant} with you?"

Modern King James verseion

And the men of Israel said to the Hivites, Perhaps you are living among us, and how shall we make a treaty with you?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the men of Israel said unto the Hivites, "Peradventure you dwell among us, and then how should we make peace with you?"

New Heart English Bible

The men of Israel said to the Hivites, "What if you live among us. How could we make a covenant with you?"

The Emphasized Bible

And the men of Israel said unto the Hivites, - Peradventure, in our midst, ye are dwelling, how then can we solemnise with you a covenant?

Webster

And the men of Israel said to the Hivites, It may be ye dwell among us; and how shall we make a league with you?

World English Bible

The men of Israel said to the Hivites, "What if you live among us. How could we make a covenant with you?"

Youngs Literal Translation

and the men of Israel say unto the Hivite, 'It may be in our midst ye are dwelling, and how do we make with thee a covenant?'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the men
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

of Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

חוּי 
Chivviy 
Usage: 25

אלי אוּלי 
'uwlay 
Usage: 45

ye dwell
ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

קרב 
Qereb 
Usage: 226

us and how shall we make
כּרת 
Karath 
Usage: 287

a league
בּרית 
B@riyth 
Usage: 284

Context Readings

The Gibeonites Act With Cunning

6 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." 7 The men of Israel said to the Hivites, "Perhaps you live near us. So how can we make a treaty with you?" 8 But they said to Joshua, "We are willing to be your subjects." So Joshua said to them, "Who are you and where do you come from?"


Cross References

Joshua 11:19

No city made peace with the Israelites (except the Hivites living in Gibeon); they had to conquer all of them,

Judges 2:2

but you must not make an agreement with the people who live in this land. You should tear down the altars where they worship.' But you have disobeyed me. Why would you do such a thing?

Genesis 10:17

Hivites, Arkites, Sinites,

Genesis 34:2

When Shechem son of Hamor the Hivite, who ruled that area, saw her, he grabbed her, forced himself on her, and sexually assaulted her.

Exodus 3:8

I have come down to deliver them from the hand of the Egyptians and to bring them up from that land to a land that is both good and spacious, to a land flowing with milk and honey, to the region of the Canaanites, Hittites, Amorites, Perizzites, Hivites, and Jebusites.

Exodus 23:31-33

I will set your boundaries from the Red Sea to the sea of the Philistines, and from the desert to the River, for I will deliver the inhabitants of the land into your hand, and you will drive them out before you.

Exodus 34:12

Be careful not to make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land where you are going, lest it become a snare among you.

Numbers 33:52

you must drive out all the inhabitants of the land before you. Destroy all their carved images, all their molten images, and demolish their high places.

Deuteronomy 7:2-3

and he delivers them over to you and you attack them, you must utterly annihilate them. Make no treaty with them and show them no mercy!

Deuteronomy 20:16

As for the cities of these peoples that the Lord your God is going to give you as an inheritance, you must not allow a single living thing to survive.

Joshua 9:1

When the news reached all the kings on the west side of the Jordan -- in the hill country, the lowlands, and all along the Mediterranean coast as far as Lebanon (including the Hittites, Amorites, Canaanites, Perizzites, Hivites, and Jebusites) --

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