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Joshua 9:7

    Joshua 9:7 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And the men of Israel said unto the Hivites, Peradventure ye 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 unto the Hivites, Peradventure ye dwell among us; and how shall we make a covenant 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' Notes on Joshua 9:7

    Compare the marginal references.

    Wesley's Notes 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.