Joshua 9:3
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However, when the people of Gibeon heard what Joshua had done to Jericho and Ai,

King James Bible
And when the inhabitants of Gibeon heard what Joshua had done unto Jericho and to Ai,

Darby Bible Translation
And when the inhabitants of Gibeon heard what Joshua had done to Jericho and to Ai,

World English Bible
But when the inhabitants of Gibeon heard what Joshua had done to Jericho and to Ai,

Young's Literal Translation
And the inhabitants of Gibeon have heard that which Joshua hath done to Jericho and to Ai,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The inhabitants of Gibeon heard - These alone did not join the confederation. Gibeon is supposed to have been the capital of the Hivites. In the division of the land it fell to the lot of Benjamin, Joshua 18:25, and was afterwards given to the priests, Joshua 21:17. See the note on Joshua 10:2.

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Joshua 10:2 That they feared greatly, because Gibeon was a great city, as one of the royal cities, and because it was greater than Ai...

2 Samuel 21:1,2 Then there was a famine in the days of David three years, year after year; and David inquired of the LORD. And the LORD answered...


Joshua 6:1-27 Now Jericho was straightly shut up because of the children of Israel: none went out, and none came in...

Joshua 8:1-35 And the LORD said to Joshua, Fear not, neither be you dismayed: take all the people of war with you, and arise, go up to Ai: see...

Of a Good Government in External Things, and of Having Recourse to God in Dangers
"My Son, for this thou must diligently make thy endeavour, that in every place and outward action or occupation thou mayest be free within, and have power over thyself; and that all things be under thee, not thou under them; that thou be master and ruler of thy actions, not a slave or hireling, but rather a free and true Hebrew, entering into the lot and the liberty of the children of God, who stand above the present and look upon the eternal, who with the left eye behold things transitory, and with
Thomas A Kempis—Imitation of Christ

Being Made Archbishop of Armagh, He Suffers Many Troubles. Peace Being Made, from Being Archbishop of Armagh He Becomes Bishop of Down.
[Sidenote: 1129] 19. (12). Meanwhile[365] it happened that Archbishop Cellach[366] fell sick: he it was who ordained Malachy deacon, presbyter and bishop: and knowing that he was dying he made a sort of testament[367] to the effect that Malachy ought to succeed him,[368] because none seemed worthier to be bishop of the first see. This he gave in charge to those who were present, this he commanded to the absent, this to the two kings of Munster[369] and to the magnates of the land he specially enjoined
H. J. Lawlor—St. Bernard of Clairvaux's Life of St. Malachy of Armagh

Cross References
Joshua 6:27
So the LORD was with Joshua, and his fame spread throughout the land.

Joshua 9:4
they resorted to a ruse: They went as a delegation whose donkeys were loaded with worn-out sacks and old wineskins, cracked and mended.

Joshua 9:17
So the Israelites set out and on the third day came to their cities: Gibeon, Kephirah, Beeroth and Kiriath Jearim.

Joshua 9:22
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?

Joshua 10:2
He and his people were very much alarmed at this, because Gibeon was an important city, like one of the royal cities; it was larger than Ai, and all its men were good fighters.

Joshua 11:19
Except for the Hivites living in Gibeon, not one city made a treaty of peace with the Israelites, who took them all in battle.

Joshua 21:17
And from the tribe of Benjamin they gave them Gibeon, Geba,

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