Joshua 9 :7

Joshua 9 :7 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

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

American King James Version (AKJV)

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

American Standard Version (ASV)

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

Basic English Translation (BBE)

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?

Webster's Revision

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?"

English Revised Version (ERV)

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

Definitions for Joshua 9 :7

Peradventure - Perhaps.

Clarke's Commentary on Joshua 9 :7

Peradventure ye dwell among us - It is strange they should have had such a suspicion, as the Gibeonites had acted so artfully; and it is as strange that, having such a suspicion, they acted with so little caution.

Barnes' Commentary on Joshua 9 :7

Compare the marginal references.

Wesley's Commentary on Joshua 9 :7

9:7 The Hivites - That is, the Gibeonites who were Hivites, Josh 11:19. Among us - That is, in this land, and so are of that people with whom we are forbidden to make any league or covenant.
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