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Joshua 9:11-21

NIV 11 And our elders and all those living in our country said to us, 'Take provisions for your journey; go and meet them and say to them, "We are your servants; make a treaty with us." ' NIV 11 And our elders and all those living in our country said to us, 'Take provisions for your journey; go and meet them and say to them, "We are your servants; make a treaty with us." ' NIV 12 This bread of ours was warm when we packed it at home on the day we left to come to you. But now see how dry and moldy it is. NIV 12 This bread of ours was warm when we packed it at home on the day we left to come to you. But now see how dry and moldy it is. NIV 13 And these wineskins that we filled were new, but see how cracked they are. And our clothes and sandals are worn out by the very long journey." NIV 13 And these wineskins that we filled were new, but see how cracked they are. And our clothes and sandals are worn out by the very long journey." NIV 14 The men of Israel sampled their provisions but did not inquire of the LORD. NIV 14 The men of Israel sampled their provisions but did not inquire of the LORD. NIV 15 Then Joshua made a treaty of peace with them to let them live, and the leaders of the assembly ratified it by oath. NIV 15 Then Joshua made a treaty of peace with them to let them live, and the leaders of the assembly ratified it by oath. NIV 16 Three days after they made the treaty with the Gibeonites, the Israelites heard that they were neighbors, living near them. NIV 16 Three days after they made the treaty with the Gibeonites, the Israelites heard that they were neighbors, living near them. NIV 17 So the Israelites set out and on the third day came to their cities: Gibeon, Kephirah, Beeroth and Kiriath Jearim. NIV 17 So the Israelites set out and on the third day came to their cities: Gibeon, Kephirah, Beeroth and Kiriath Jearim. NIV 18 But the Israelites did not attack them, because the leaders of the assembly had sworn an oath to them by the LORD, the God of Israel. The whole assembly grumbled against the leaders, NIV 18 But the Israelites did not attack them, because the leaders of the assembly had sworn an oath to them by the LORD, the God of Israel. The whole assembly grumbled against the leaders, NIV 19 but all the leaders answered, "We have given them our oath by the LORD, the God of Israel, and we cannot touch them now. NIV 19 but all the leaders answered, "We have given them our oath by the LORD, the God of Israel, and we cannot touch them now. NIV 20 This is what we will do to them: We will let them live, so that wrath will not fall on us for breaking the oath we swore to them." NIV 20 This is what we will do to them: We will let them live, so that wrath will not fall on us for breaking the oath we swore to them." NIV 21 They continued, "Let them live, but let them be woodcutters and water carriers for the entire community." So the leaders' promise to them was kept. NIV 21 They continued, "Let them live, but let them be woodcutters and water carriers for the entire community." So the leaders' promise to them was kept.