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Joshua 9:22-27

NIV 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? NIV 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? NIV 23 You are now under a curse: You will never cease to serve as woodcutters and water carriers for the house of my God." NIV 23 You are now under a curse: You will never cease to serve as woodcutters and water carriers for the house of my God." NIV 24 They answered Joshua, "Your servants were clearly told how the LORD your God had commanded his servant Moses to give you the whole land and to wipe out all its inhabitants from before you. So we feared for our lives because of you, and that is why we did this. NIV 24 They answered Joshua, "Your servants were clearly told how the LORD your God had commanded his servant Moses to give you the whole land and to wipe out all its inhabitants from before you. So we feared for our lives because of you, and that is why we did this. NIV 25 We are now in your hands. Do to us whatever seems good and right to you." NIV 25 We are now in your hands. Do to us whatever seems good and right to you." NIV 26 So Joshua saved them from the Israelites, and they did not kill them. NIV 26 So Joshua saved them from the Israelites, and they did not kill them. NIV 27 That day he made the Gibeonites woodcutters and water carriers for the community and for the altar of the LORD at the place the LORD would choose. And that is what they are to this day. NIV 27 That day he made the Gibeonites woodcutters and water carriers for the community and for the altar of the LORD at the place the LORD would choose. And that is what they are to this day.