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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Context Readings

The Gibeonites Act With Cunning

7 And the men of Israel said unto the Hivites, Peradventure ye dwell among us, and how 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 And they said unto him, From very far lands thy slaves are come because of the name of the LORD thy God, for we have heard the fame of him and all that he did in Egypt


Cross References

Deuteronomy 20:11

And it shall be, if it makes thee an answer of peace and opens unto thee, that all the people that are found therein shall be tributaries unto thee, and they shall serve thee.

2 Kings 10:5

And he that was over the house and he that was over the city, the elders also, and those who had brought up the children sent to Jehu, saying, We are thy slaves and will do all that thou shalt bid us; we will not make any king; thou shalt do that which is good in thy eyes.

Joshua 9:11

Therefore, our elders and all the inhabitants of our country spoke to us, saying, Take provision with you for the journey and go to meet them and say unto them, We are your slaves; therefore, now make ye a covenant with us.

Genesis 9:25-26

And he said, Cursed be Canaan; a slave of slaves shall he be unto his brethren.

Joshua 9:23

Now, therefore, ye are cursed, and ye shall always be slaves and hewers of wood and drawers of water for the house of my God.

Joshua 9:25

And now, behold, we are in thy hand; as it seems good and right unto thee to do unto us, do.

Joshua 9:27

And Joshua made them that day hewers of wood and drawers of water for the congregation and for the altar of the LORD, in the place which he should choose; which they are even unto this day.

1 Kings 9:20-21

And all the peoples that were left of the Amorites, Hittites, Perizzites, Hivites, and Jebusites, which were not of the sons of Israel,

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