Sending people home
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So Joshua sent the people, each one unto his inheritance.
Then the king said to Ittai, the Gittite, Why dost thou also go with us? Return to thy place and abide with the king; for thou art a stranger and also an exile. Whereas thou didst come but yesterday, should I this day make thee go up and down with us? Seeing I go where I go, return thou and take back thy brethren; mercy and truth are in thee.
Then the princes of the Philistines were angry with him, and the princes of the Philistines said unto him, Make this fellow return that he may go again to his place which thou hast appointed him and not come with us to the battle lest in the battle he be an adversary to us, for with what should he return to the good graces of his master than with the heads of these men?
And when he had offered the present, he sent away the people that had brought the present.
And when he came to a secret place, he took them from their hand and bestowed them in the house; and he let the men go, and they departed.
And when he had thus spoken, he dismissed the assembly.