New International Version
Then Joshua made a treaty of peace with them to let them live, and the leaders of the assembly ratified it by oath.
King James Bible
And Joshua made peace with them, and made a league with them, to let them live: and the princes of the congregation sware unto them.
Darby Bible Translation
And Joshua made peace with them, and made a covenant with them, to let them live; and the princes of the assembly swore unto them.
World English Bible
Joshua made peace with them, and made a covenant with them, to let them live. The princes of the congregation swore to them.
Young's Literal Translation
and Joshua maketh with them peace, and maketh with them a covenant, to keep them alive; and swear to them do the princes of the company.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Joshua made peace with them - Joshua agreed to receive them into a friendly connection with the Israelites, and to respect their lives and properties; and the elders of Israel bound themselves to the observance of it, and confirmed it with an oath. As the same words are used here as in Joshua 9:6, we may suppose that the covenant was made in the ordinary way, a sacrifice being offered on the occasion, and its blood poured out before the Lord. See on Genesis 15:10 (note), etc.
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Three days after they made the treaty with the Gibeonites, the Israelites heard that they were neighbors, living near them.
Now Adoni-Zedek king of Jerusalem heard that Joshua had taken Ai and totally destroyed it, doing to Ai and its king as he had done to Jericho and its king, and that the people of Gibeon had made a treaty of peace with Israel and had become their allies.
"Come up and help me attack Gibeon," he said, "because it has made peace with Joshua and the Israelites."
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The king summoned the Gibeonites and spoke to them. (Now the Gibeonites were not a part of Israel but were survivors of the Amorites; the Israelites had sworn to spare them, but Saul in his zeal for Israel and Judah had tried to annihilate them.)
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