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the inhabitants of Gibeon had made peace with Israel, and were among
JOS 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, and all the
men thereof were mighty.
JOS 10:3 Wherefore Adonizedec king of Jerusalem, sent unto Hoham king
of Hebron, and unto Piram king of Jarmuth, and unto Japhia king of
Lachish, and unto Debir king of Eglon, saying,
JOS 10:4 Come up unto me, and help me, that we may smite Gibeon: for it
hath made peace with Joshua and with the children of Israel.
JOS 10:5 Therefore the five kings of the Amorites, the king of
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