Joshua 9:20
Good News Translation
We must let them live because of our promise; if we don't, God will punish us.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But this we will do to them: Let their lives be saved, lest the wrath of the Lord be stirred up against us, if we should be forsworn:

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But this we will do to them: Let their lives be saved, lest the wrath of the Lord be stirred up against us, if we should be forsworn:

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2 Samuel 21:1-6 And there was a famine in the days of David for three years successively: and David consulted the oracle of the Lord. And the Lord said: It is for Saul, and his bloody house, because he slow the Gabaonites. . . .

2 Chronicles 36:13 He also revolted from king Nabuchodonosor, who had made him swear by God: and he hardened his neck and his heart, from returning to the Lord the God of Israel.

Proverbs 20:25 It is ruin to a man to devour holy ones, and after vows to retract.

Ezekiel 17:12-21 Say to the provoking house: Know you not what these things mean? Tell them: Behold the king of Babylon cometh to Jerusalem: and he shall take away the king and the princes thereof and carry them with him to Babylon. . . .

Zechariah 5:3,4 And he said to me: This is the curse that goeth forth over the face of the earth: for every thief shall be judged as is there written: and every one that sweareth in like manner shall be judged by it. . . .

Malachi 3:5 And I will come to you in judgment, and will be a speedy witness against sorcerers, and adulterers, and false swearers, and them that oppress the hireling in his wages, the widows, and the fatherless: and oppress the stranger, and have not feared me, saith the Lord of hosts.

Romans 1:31 Foolish, dissolute: without affection, without fidelity, without mercy.

1 Timothy 1:10 For fornicators, for them who defile themselves with mankind, for menstealers, for liars, for perjured persons, and whatever other thing is contrary to sound doctrine:

Context
The Deceit of the Gibeonites
19And they answered them: We have sworn to them in the name of the Lord, the God of Israel, and therefore we may not touch them. 20But this we will do to them: Let their lives be saved, lest the wrath of the Lord be stirred up against us, if we should be forsworn:21But so let them live, as to serve the whole multitude in hewing wood, and bringing in water. As they were speaking these things,…
Cross References
Joshua 9:19
And they answered them: We have sworn to them in the name of the Lord, the God of Israel, and therefore we may not touch them.

Joshua 9:21
But so let them live, as to serve the whole multitude in hewing wood, and bringing in water. As they were speaking these things,

Additional Translations
This is how we will treat them: We will let them live, so that no wrath will fall on us because of the oath we swore to them.”This we will do to them; we will even let them live, lest wrath be on us, because of the oath which we swore to them.

This we will do to them, and let them live; lest wrath be upon us, because of the oath which we sware unto them.

This we will do; take them alive, and we will preserve them: so there shall not be wrath against us by reason of the oath which we swore to them.

This we will do to them, and let them live, lest wrath come upon us, because of the oath which we swore unto them.

This we will do to them, and let them live; lest wrath be upon us, because of the oath which we sware unto them.

This we will do to them; we will even let them live, lest wrath be upon us, because of the oath which we swore to them.

This we will do to them, and let them live; lest wrath be on us, because of the oath which we swore to them."

this we do to them, and have kept them alive, and wrath is not upon us, because of the oath which we have sworn to them.'
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