Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

But they said to Joshua, “We are your servants.” Then Joshua said to them, “Who are you and where do you come from?”

King James Version

And they said unto Joshua, We are thy servants. And Joshua said unto them, Who are ye? and from whence come ye?

Holman Bible

They said to Joshua, “We are your servants.”

Then Joshua asked them, “Who are you and where do you come from?”

International Standard Version

So they responded to Joshua, "We are your servants." Joshua asked them, "Who are you? And where did you come from?"

A Conservative Version

And they said to Joshua, We are thy servants. And Joshua said to them, Who are ye, and from where do ye come?

American Standard Version

And they said unto Joshua, We are thy servants. And Joshua said unto them, Who are ye? and from whence come ye?

Amplified

They said to Joshua, “We are your servants.” Then Joshua said to them, “Who are you, and where do you come from?”

Bible in Basic English

And they said to Joshua, We are your servants. Then Joshua said to them, Who are you and where do you come from?

Darby Translation

And they said unto Joshua, We are thy servants. And Joshua said to them, Who are ye? and from whence come ye?

Julia Smith Translation

And they will say to Joshua, We thy servants. And Joshua will say to them, Who are ye? and from whence will ye come?

King James 2000

And they said unto Joshua, We are your servants. And Joshua said unto them, Who are you? and from where do you come?

Lexham Expanded Bible

They said to Joshua, "We [are] your servants." And Joshua said to them, "Who [are] you, and from where do you come?"

Modern King James verseion

And they said to Joshua, We are your servants. And Joshua said to them, Who are you, and from where do you come?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And they said unto Joshua, "We are thy servants." And Joshua said unto them, "What are ye, and whence come ye?"

NET Bible

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?"

New Heart English Bible

They said to Joshua, "We are your servants." Joshua said to them, "Who are you? Where do you come from?"

The Emphasized Bible

And they said unto Joshua: Thy servants, we are. And Joshua said unto them: Who, are ye? And, from whence, come ye?

Webster

And they said to Joshua, we are thy servants. And Joshua said to them, Who are ye? and whence come ye?

World English Bible

They said to Joshua, "We are your servants." Joshua said to them, "Who are you? Where do you come from?"

Youngs Literal Translation

and they say unto Joshua, 'Thy servants we are.' And Joshua saith unto them, 'Who are ye? and whence come ye?'

Interlinear

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

עבד 
`ebed 
Usage: 800

יהושׁע יהושׁוּע 
Y@howshuwa` 
Usage: 218

אין 
'aiyn 
Usage: 17


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

References

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Morish

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Context Readings

The Gibeonites Act With Cunning

7 The men of Israel said to the Hivites, “Perhaps you are living within our land; how then shall we make a covenant with you?” 8 But they said to Joshua, “We are your servants.” Then Joshua said to them, “Who are you and where do you come from?” 9 They said to him, “Your servants have come from a very far country because of the fame of the Lord your God; for we have heard the report of Him and all that He did in Egypt,


Cross References

Deuteronomy 20:11

If it agrees to make peace with you and opens to you, then all the people who are found in it shall become your forced labor and shall serve you.

2 Kings 10:5

And the one who was over the household, and he who was over the city, the elders, and the guardians of the children, sent word to Jehu, saying, “We are your servants, all that you say to us we will do, we will not make any man king; do what is good in your sight.”

Joshua 9:11

So our elders and all the inhabitants of our country spoke to us, saying, ‘Take provisions in your hand for the journey, and go to meet them and say to them, “We are your servants; now then, make a covenant with us.”’

Genesis 9:25-26

So he said,
Cursed be Canaan;
A servant of servants
He shall be to his brothers.”

Joshua 9:23

Now therefore, you are cursed, and you shall never cease being slaves, both hewers of wood and drawers of water for the house of my God.”

Joshua 9:25

Now behold, we are in your hands; do as it seems good and right in your sight to do to us.”

Joshua 9:27

But Joshua made them that day hewers of wood and drawers of water for the congregation and for the altar of the Lord, to this day, in the place which He would choose.

1 Kings 9:20-21

As for all the people who were left of the Amorites, the Hittites, the Perizzites, the Hivites and the Jebusites, who were not of the sons of Israel,

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