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But the Israelites said, "Why should we make a treaty with you? Maybe you live nearby."
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Perhaps you dwell in the land which falls to our lot; if so, we can make no league with you.
Joshua 11:19 There was not a city that delivered itself to the children of Israel, except the Hevite, who dwelt in Gabaon: for he took all by fight.
Genesis 10:17 The Hevite and Aracite: the Sinite,
Genesis 34:2 And when Sichem the son of Hemor the Hevite, the prince of that land, saw her, he was in love with her: and took her away, and lay with her, ravishing the virgin.
Exodus 3:8 And knowing their sorrow, I am come down to deliver them out of the hands of the Egyptians, and to bring them out of that land into a good and spacious land, into a land that floweth with milk and honey, to the places of the Chanaanite, and Hethite, and Amorrhite, and Pherezite, and Hevite, and Jebusite.
Exodus 23:31-33 And I will set thy bounds from the Red Sea to the sea of the Palestines, and from the desert to the river: I will deliver the inhabitants of the land into your hands, and will drive them out from before you. . . .
Exodus 34:12 Beware thou never join in friendship with the inhabitants of that land, which may be thy ruin:
Numbers 33:52 Destroy all the inhabitants of that land: Beat down their pillars, and break in pieces their statues, and waste all their high places,
Deuteronomy 7:2,3 And the Lord thy God shall have delivered them to thee, thou shalt utterly destroy them. Thou shalt make no league with them, nor shew mercy to them: . . .
Deuteronomy 20:16 But of those cities that shall be given thee, thou shalt suffer none at all to live:
Judges 2:2 On condition that you should not make a league with the inhabitants of this land, but should throw down their altars: and you would not hear my voice: why have you done this?
ContextThe Deceit of the Gibeonites
…6And they went to Joshua, who then abode in the camp at Galgal, and said to him, and to all Israel with him: We are come from a far country, desiring to make peace with you. And the children of Israel answered them, and said: 7Perhaps you dwell in the land which falls to our lot; if so, we can make no league with you.8But they said to Joshua: We are thy servants. Joshua said to them: Who are you? and whence came you?…
Thou shalt not enter into league with them, nor with their gods.
And the Lord thy God shall have delivered them to thee, thou shalt utterly destroy them. Thou shalt make no league with them, nor shew mercy to them:
Now when these things were heard of, all the kings beyond the Jordan, that dwelt in the mountains, and in the plains, in the places near the sea, and on the coasts of the great sea, they also that dwell by Libanus, the Hethite, and the Amorrhite, the Chanaanite, the Pherezite, and the Hevite, and the Jebusite,
There was not a city that delivered itself to the children of Israel, except the Hevite, who dwelt in Gabaon: for he took all by fight.
The five princes of the Philistines, and all the Chanaanites, and the Sidonians, and the Hevites that dwelt in Mount Libanus, from Mount Baal Hermon to the entering into Emath.
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