New International Version
Three days after they made the treaty with the Gibeonites, the Israelites heard that they were neighbors, living near them.
King James Bible
And it came to pass at the end of three days after they had made a league with them, that they heard that they were their neighbours, and that they dwelt among them.
Darby Bible Translation
And it came to pass at the end of three days after they had made a covenant with them, that they heard that they were their neighbours, and that they dwelt in their midst.
World English Bible
It happened at the end of three days after they had made a covenant with them, that they heard that they were their neighbors, and that they lived among them.
Young's Literal Translation
And it cometh to pass, at the end of three days after that they have made with them a covenant, that they hear that they are their neighbours -- that in their midst they are dwelling.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
At the end of three days - Gibeon is reputed to be only about eight leagues distant from Gilgal, and on this account the fraud might be easily discovered in the time mentioned above.
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They answered: "Your servants have come from a very distant country because of the fame of the LORD your God. For we have heard reports of him: all that he did in Egypt,
Then Joshua made a treaty of peace with them to let them live, and the leaders of the assembly ratified it by oath.
So the Israelites set out and on the third day came to their cities: Gibeon, Kephirah, Beeroth and Kiriath Jearim.
Then Joshua summoned the Gibeonites and said, "Why did you deceive us by saying, 'We live a long way from you,' while actually you live near us?
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