Joshua 9:7
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New International Version
The Israelites said to the Hivites, "But perhaps you live near us, so how can we make a treaty with you?"

King James Bible
And the men of Israel said unto the Hivites, Peradventure ye dwell among us; and how shall we make a league with you?

Darby Bible Translation
And the men of Israel said to the Hivite, Perhaps thou dwellest in the midst of us, and how should I make a covenant with thee?

World English Bible
The men of Israel said to the Hivites, "What if you live among us. How could we make a covenant with you?"

Young's Literal Translation
and the men of Israel say unto the Hivite, 'It may be in our midst ye are dwelling, and how do we make with thee a covenant?'

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Peradventure ye dwell among us - It is strange they should have had such a suspicion, as the Gibeonites had acted so artfully; and it is as strange that, having such a suspicion, they acted with so little caution.

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Hivites

Joshua 11:19 There was not a city that made peace with the children of Israel, save the Hivites the inhabitants of Gibeon...

Genesis 10:17 And the Hivite, and the Arkite, and the Sinite,

Genesis 34:2 And when Shechem the son of Hamor the Hivite, prince of the country, saw her, he took her, and lay with her, and defiled her.

Exodus 3:8 And I am come down to deliver them out of the hand of the Egyptians, and to bring them up out of that land to a good land and a large...

how shall

Exodus 23:31-33 And I will set your bounds from the Red sea even to the sea of the Philistines, and from the desert to the river...

Exodus 34:12 Take heed to yourself, lest you make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land where you go...

Numbers 33:52 Then you shall drive out all the inhabitants of the land from before you, and destroy all their pictures...

Deuteronomy 7:2,3 And when the LORD your God shall deliver them before you; you shall smite them, and utterly destroy them...

Deuteronomy 20:16 But of the cities of these people, which the LORD your God does give you for an inheritance...

Judges 2:2 And you shall make no league with the inhabitants of this land; you shall throw down their altars: but you have not obeyed my voice...

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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
Exodus 23:32
Do not make a covenant with them or with their gods.

Deuteronomy 7:2
and when the LORD your God has delivered them over to you and you have defeated them, then you must destroy them totally. Make no treaty with them, and show them no mercy.

Joshua 9:1
Now when all the kings west of the Jordan heard about these things--the kings in the hill country, in the western foothills, and along the entire coast of the Mediterranean Sea as far as Lebanon (the kings of the Hittites, Amorites, Canaanites, Perizzites, Hivites and Jebusites)--

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.

Judges 3:3
the five rulers of the Philistines, all the Canaanites, the Sidonians, and the Hivites living in the Lebanon mountains from Mount Baal Hermon to Lebo Hamath.

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