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the mouth of the LORD.
JOS 9:15 And Joshua made peace with them, and made a league with them,
to let them live: and the princes of the congregation sware unto them.
JOS 9:16 And it came to pass at the end of three days after they had
made a league with them, that they heard that they were their
neighbours, and that they dwelt among them.
JOS 9:17 And the children of Israel journeyed, and came unto their
cities on the third day. Now their cities were Gibeon, and Chephirah,
and Beeroth, and Kirjathjearim.
JOS 9:18 And the children of Israel smote them not, because the princes
of the congregation had sworn unto them by the LORD God of Israel. And
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